5 hours ago

Two charged in robbery on CTA's Red Line

On Feb. 11, Joshua Shaw, 19, and Andre Jefferson, 18, both of the 900 block of West 84th Street, approached a man sitting on the platform of the Garfield “L” station, prosecutors said. They allegedly asked to use the victim’s phone and then refused to give it back.

11 hours ago

Auburn Gesham Walmart Neighborhood Market Grand Opening!

Auburn Gesham Walmart Neighborhood Market Grand Opening!

13 hours ago

Fifth crash-and-grab suspect nabbed during traffic stop

He was taken into custody about 7:45 p.m. Monday during a traffic stop in the 8600 block of South Morgan, police said. The officers realized he was wanted in connection with a burglary from 2014, and he was arrested.

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Darring, of the 3500 block of South Rhodes, was scheduled to appear in bond court Thursday.

But police obtained key forensic evidence from the Neiman Marcus at 737 N. Michigan after a stolen van crashed into the store on Dec. 10 and thieves made off with luxury goods, Roy said. He wouldn't provide details on what kind of evidence was recovered.

The other four charged in the string of high-profile burglaries include Kenneth C. Greene, 23, of the 5600 block of South Emerald; Hershel Phillips, 18, of the 5800 block of South Peoria; and Jawon Sellers, 24, and Tommie Adams, 22, both of the 10100 block of South LaSalle.

The other four charged in the string of high-profile burglaries include Kenneth C. Greene, 23, of the 5600 block of South Emerald; Hershel Phillips, 18, of the 5800 block of South Peoria; and Jawon Sellers, 24, and Tommie Adams, 22, both of the 10100 block of South LaSalle.

The other four charged in the string of high-profile burglaries include Kenneth C. Greene, 23, of the 5600 block of South Emerald; Hershel Phillips, 18, of the 5800 block of South Peoria; and Jawon Sellers, 24, and Tommie Adams, 22, both of the 10100 block of South LaSalle.

Other crash-and-grabs attributed to the crew include the Sept. 15 burglary of a Moncler boutique at 33 East Oak Street in the Gold Coast and the Nov. 26 burglary of a Cisco Nyc store in the 4000 block of West Madison, police said.

Other crash-and-grabs attributed to the crew include the Sept. 15 burglary of a Moncler boutique at 33 East Oak Street in the Gold Coast and the Nov. 26 burglary of a Cisco Nyc store in the 4000 block of West Madison, police said.

13 hours ago

Auburn Gesham Walmart Neighborhood Market Grand Opening!

...in the Auburn Gresham community, a grand opening of a NEW Walmart Neighborhood Market, on 76th & Ashland, 60620. At one point in time, this particular area was filled with vibrant industry providing...

14 hours ago

Fifth Crash-And-Grab Suspect Nabbed During Traffic Stop

He was taken into custody about 7:45 p.m. Monday during a traffic stop in the 8600 block of South Morgan, police said. The officers realized he was wanted in connection with a burglary from 2014, and he was arrested.

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Darring, of the 3500 block of South Rhodes, was scheduled to appear in bond court Thursday.

But police obtained key forensic evidence from the Neiman Marcus at 737 N. Michigan after a stolen van crashed into the store on Dec. 10 and thieves made off with luxury goods, Roy said. He wouldn’t provide details on what kind of evidence was recovered.

The other four charged in the string of high-profile burglaries include Kenneth C. Greene, 23, of the 5600 block of South Emerald; Hershel Phillips, 18, of the 5800 block of South Peoria; and Jawon Sellers, 24, and Tommie Adams, 22, both of the 10100 block of South LaSalle.

The other four charged in the string of high-profile burglaries include Kenneth C. Greene, 23, of the 5600 block of South Emerald; Hershel Phillips, 18, of the 5800 block of South Peoria; and Jawon Sellers, 24, and Tommie Adams, 22, both of the 10100 block of South LaSalle.

The other four charged in the string of high-profile burglaries include Kenneth C. Greene, 23, of the 5600 block of South Emerald; Hershel Phillips, 18, of the 5800 block of South Peoria; and Jawon Sellers, 24, and Tommie Adams, 22, both of the 10100 block of South LaSalle.

Other crash-and-grabs attributed to the crew include the Sept. 15 burglary of a Moncler boutique at 33 East Oak Street in the Gold Coast and the Nov. 26 burglary of a Cisco Nyc store in the 4000 block of West Madison, police said.

Other crash-and-grabs attributed to the crew include the Sept. 15 burglary of a Moncler boutique at 33 East Oak Street in the Gold Coast and the Nov. 26 burglary of a Cisco Nyc store in the 4000 block of West Madison, police said.

16 hours ago

FOUR WORLD PREMIERES FEATURED IN “WINNING WORKS,” CULMINATION OF JOFFREY’S 2015 CHOREOGRAPHERS OF COLOR AWARDS Published: March

FOUR WORLD PREMIERES FEATURED IN “WINNING WORKS,” CULMINATION OF JOFFREY’S 2015 CHOREOGRAPHERS OF COLOR AWARDS Published: March

16 hours ago

5th suspect charged in 'crash-and-grab' investigation

...block of South Rhodes Avenue, was arrested Monday on a minor traffic violation in the 8600 block of South Morgan Street, and officers determined he was wanted in connection with the burglary...

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Police investigate a van wedged in the Neiman Marcus store in the 700 block of North Michigan Avenue in Chicago after it was used in a crash-and-grab burglary Dec. 10, 2014.

A Dodge Caravan plowed through the front door of EZ Pawn in the 6700 block of South Western Avenue on Tuesday. Several people swiped electronics and other items before fleeing on foot.

...made off with about $100,000 worth of purses, according to police. Darring, of the 3500 block of South Rhodes Avenue, was arrested Monday on a minor traffic violation in the 8600 block of South Morgan...

At the time of the burglary, police said officers were called to the 1600 block of North Wells Street about 5 a.m. after a burglar alarm sounded at the store. When investigators arrived they found shattered glass in front of the Luxury Garage Sale store, 1658 N. Wells St., officials said.

At the time of the burglary, police said officers were called to the 1600 block of North Wells Street about 5 a.m. after a burglar alarm sounded at the store. When investigators arrived they found shattered glass in front of the Luxury Garage Sale store, 1658 N. Wells St., officials said.

3 days ago

Man Critically Wounded In Gresham Shooting

The 57-year-old man was shot in the mouth at 5 a.m. in the 7900 block of South Ashland, police said.

3 days ago

Man, 57, shot in Gresham

The man was on the corner of West 79th Street and South Ashland Avenue when he ws shot in his mouth, police said, citing preliminary information.

3 days ago

Man in critical condition after Gresham Shooting

...early Sunday morning.Police say the shooting took place around 5 a.m. in the 7900-block of South Ashland. The man was transported to Christ Hospital in critical condition.The shooting happened outside, but...

3 days ago

Person shot in Gresham

The shooting happened about 5 a.m. Sunday near the intersection of West 79th Street and South Ashland Avenue, said Officer Ron Gaines, a Chicago Police Department spokesman.

6 days ago

Save A Life Saturday Is March 7

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Feb 25

Save a Life Saturday

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Feb 25

Northwest suburban police blotter

• Deshawn Hunter, 20, of the 7800 block of South Bishop Street, Chicago, was arrested around 5:54 a.m. Feb. 13 on the 200 block of North Ardmore Road and charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor and resisting arrest. His court date is March 23.

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• Burglars stole a bottle with 120 prescription pain medication pills, a completed income tax return, and cellphone charger between 8 a.m. Feb. 12 and 11:30 a.m. Feb. 15 out of an unlocked 2001 Subaru Legacy in a driveway on the 1700 block of Newport Road.

• Burglars forced open the front door between 8:10 a.m. and 9:25 p.m. Feb. 13 at a home on the 1400 block of Highland Boulevard and stole jewelry.

...walked toward officers with a bat in his hand. Juan C. Almendariz, 20, of the 7000 block of West Higgins, Chicago, was arrested at the home and charged with disorderly conduct. Reports said he told...

Feb 23

Police: Man Fired Shot at Tow Truck Driver

Myers allegedly fired a handgun toward a 43-year-old man driving a tow truck in the 8100 block of South Ashland just before 3 a.m. Saturday, police said. Myers lives in the same block.

Feb 23

Man Charged With Shooting At Tow Truck Driver

At 2:55 a.m. Saturday, Myers allegedly fired a handgun toward a 43-year-old man driving a tow truck in the 8100 block of South Ashland Avenue, police said. Myers lives in the same block.

Feb 23

South Side man shot at driver trying to tow his vehicle, prosecutors say

Roderick Myers, 24, is charged with felony aggravated discharge of a firearm in the incident, which took place early Saturday in the 8100 block of South Ashland Avenue, according to court records.

Feb 20

March Fireside Chat - Let's Get Physical!

March Fireside Chat - Let's Get Physical!

Feb 20

African American History Celebration, Dr. Cornel West At St. Sabina Church

African American History Celebration, Dr. Cornel West At St. Sabina Church

Feb 20

New Christian Social Network Offers Better Choice For Facebook Users

New Christian Social Network Offers Better Choice For Facebook Users

Feb 20

Benefits of using Multipurpose Furniture

Benefits of using Multipurpose Furniture

Feb 09

Updated Feb 18

Early Voting Begins

17th Ward - Thurgood Marshall Library 7506 S. Racine

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Chicago Board of Elections - 69 W. Washington St., Lower Level Conference Room

1st Ward - Goldblatts Building 1615 W. Chicago

2nd Ward - Access Living 115 W. Chicago

3rd Ward - Chicago Bee Library 3647 S. State

4th Ward – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center 4314 S. Cottage Grove

5th Ward - Jackson Park 6401 S. Stony Island

6th Ward - Whitney Young Library 7901 S. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr.

7th Ward - Jeffery Manor Library 2401 E. 100th St.

8th Ward - Olive Harvey College 10001 S. Woodlawn

9th Ward - Palmer Park 201 E. 111th St.

10th Ward - Vodak/East Side Library 3710 E. 106th St.

11th Ward - District 9 Police 3120 S. Halsted

12th Ward - McKinley Park 2210 W. Pershing

13th Ward - West Lawn Park 4233 W. 65th St.

14th Ward - Archer Heights Library 5055 S. Archer

15th Ward - Gage Park 2411 W 55th St

16th Ward - Lindblom Park 6054 S. Damen

18th Ward - Wrightwood-Ashburn Library 8530 S. Kedzie

19th Ward - Mount Greenwood Park 3721 W. 111th St.

20th Ward - Coleman Library 731 E. 63rd St.

21st Ward - Woodson Regional Library 9525 S. Halsted

22nd Ward - Piotrowski Park 4247 W. 31st St.

23rd Ward - Clearing Library 6423 W. 63rd Pl.

24th Ward - Douglass Library 3353 W. 13th St.

25th Ward - Chinatown Library 2353 S. Wentworth

26th Ward - Humboldt Park Library 1605 N. Troy

27th Ward - Eckhart Park 1330 W. Chicago

28th Ward - West Side Learning Center 4624 W. Madison

29th Ward - Amundsen Park 6200 W. Bloomingdale

30th Ward - Kilbourn Park 3501 N. Kilbourn

31st Ward - Portage Cragin Library 5108 W. Belmont

32nd Ward - Bucktown-Wicker Park Library 1701 N. Milwaukee

33rd Ward - Horner Park  2741 W. Montrose Ave

34th Ward - West Pullman Library 830 W. 119th St.

35th Ward - Independence Library 3548 W. Irving Park

36th Ward - West Belmont Library 3104 N. Narragansett

37th Ward - West Chicago Library 4856 W. Chicago

38th Ward - Hiawatha Park 8029 W. Forest Preserve

39th Ward - N. Park Village Admin Bldg 5801 N. Pulaski

40th Ward - Budlong Woods Library 5630 N. Lincoln

41st Ward - Roden Library 6083 N. Northwest Hwy.

42nd Ward - Museum of Broadcast Communications 360 N. State

43rd Ward - Lincoln Park Library 1150 W. Fullerton

44th Ward - Merlo Library 644 W. Belmont

45th Ward - District 16 Police 5151 N. Milwaukee

46th Ward - Truman College 1145 W. Wilson

47th Ward - Welles Park 2333 W. Sunnyside

48th Ward - Edgewater Library, 6000 N. Broadway

49th Ward - Pottawattomie Park 7340 N. Rogers

50th Ward - Warren Park 6601 N. Western

Feb 17

Chicago-Area Teens Explore Unexpected STEM Careers in the Music Industry

Chicago-Area Teens Explore Unexpected STEM Careers in the Music Industry

Feb 16

New Metra Station Slated for Auburn Gresham

Carlos Nelson, executive director of the Greater Auburn-Gresham Development Corp., near the site of a new Metra station at 79th and Fielding that he aggressively campaigned for.

Feb 16

Feb. 15 is the last day to get 2015 Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) health insurance plan

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Feb 16

Starting today, wireless carriers have to unlock your phone!

Starting today, wireless carriers have to unlock your phone!

Feb 16

ComEd Celebrates Black History Month

ComEd Celebrates Black History Month

Feb 16

Celebrate the 150th Year of the 13th Amendment with the Illinois Amistad Commission and the DuSable Museum of African American History

Celebrate the 150th Year of the 13th Amendment with the Illinois Amistad Commission and the DuSable Museum of African American History

Feb 15

Un muerto y seis heridos, el saldo rojo en Chicago

En otra balacera, un hombre fue herido en un brazo cuando caminaba en la cuadra 8400 S. Sangamon y alguien le disparó desde un auto en movimiento. El hombre, de 19 años, fue trasladado a un hospital cercano en donde se recuperaba.

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La víctima fatal fue un hombre, de 22 años, quien no había sido identificado. Eran las 3:20 am del domingo, cuando el hombre y otra persona estaban en una camioneta Van a la espera de la luz roja en una esquina de la cuadra 1400 W. 71st St., cuando llegó un camioneta SUV y alguien les disparó.

Feb 15

Police: 1 Dead, 6 Injured In Weekend Shootings Across City

He was walking near 84th Street and Sangamon about 4:30 p.m. when a vehicle pulled up and someone inside opened fire, striking him in the wrist, police said. He took himself to Trinity Hospital, where he was listed in good condition.

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Two men were inside a van at a stoplight in the 1400 block of West 71st Street about 3:20 a.m. when a tan SUV pulled up behind them and shots were fired, police said.

The 39-year-old, who police said has documented gang ties, walked into West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park about 4 p.m. with a gunshot wound to the hand. The shooting happened during a possible robbery attempt in the 5500 block of West Huron, police said. He also was listed in good condition.

He was sitting in a vehicle about 2:10 p.m. in the 6800 block of South Champlain when someone walked up and shot him in the arm and back, police said. He took himself to University of Chicago Medical Center and was later transferred to Mount Sinai Hospital in serious condition.

He was outside in the 2700 block of West Cortland about 12:30 a.m. when a dark-colored SUV drove by and someone inside opened fire, police said. He was struck in the right torso and taken to Illinois Masonic Medical Center where his condition was stabilized, police said.

A 23-year-old man was standing outside in the 7100 block of South Vincennes when a light-colored car pulled up and someone inside shot him in the side and leg, police said. His condition was stabilized at Saint Bernard Hospital.

...Saturday when he allegedly pulled a gun on police during a traffic stop in the 1300 block of West 73rd Street. He was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn with injuries that weren’t...

Feb 15

1 dead, 6 injured in weekend shootings across city

He was walking near 84th Street and Sangamon about 4:30 p.m. when a vehicle pulled up and someone inside opened fire, striking him in the wrist, police said. He took himself to Trinity Hospital, where he was listed in good condition.

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Two men were inside a van at a stoplight in the 1400 block of West 71st Street about 3:20 a.m. when a tan SUV pulled up behind them and shots were fired, police said.

The 39-year-old, who police said has documented gang ties, walked into West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park about 4 p.m. with a gunshot wound to the hand. The shooting happened during a possible robbery attempt in the 5500 block of West Huron, police said. He also was listed in good condition.

He was sitting in a vehicle about 2:10 p.m. in the 6800 block of South Champlain when someone walked up and shot him in the arm and back, police said. He took himself to University of Chicago Medical Center and was later transferred to Mount Sinai Hospital in serious condition.

He was outside in the 2700 block of West Cortland about 12:30 a.m. when a dark-colored SUV drove by and someone inside opened fire, police said. He was struck in the right torso and taken to Illinois Masonic Medical Center where his condition was stabilized, police said.

A 23-year-old man was standing outside in the 7100 block of South Vincennes when a light-colored car pulled up and someone inside shot him in the side and leg, police said. His condition was stabilized at Saint Bernard Hospital.

...Saturday when he allegedly pulled a gun on police during a traffic stop in the 1300 block of West 73rd Street. He was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn with injuries that weren't...

Feb 14

'Play-Along Bandit' arrested after 10th bank robbery attempt

—Fifth Third Bank, 8140 S. Ashland, on Oct. 28; and

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—BMO Harris, 901 E. 47th St. on Jan. 14;

—MB Financial Bank, 1542 W. 47th St. on Jan. 9;

—ABC Bank, 5645 W. Corcoran Pl. on Dec. 20;

—Harris Bank, 1620 W. 95th St. on Dec. 6;

—First Merit Bank, 1715 W. 47th, on Nov. 25;

—ABC Bank, 9443 S. Ashland, on Oct. 18.

Feb 14

'Play-Along Bandit' suspect caught after chase on frozen Wisconsin lake

• Nov. 14: Citibank branch, 2000 W. 79th St.

• Oct. 28: Fifth Third Bank branch, 8140 S. Ashland Ave.

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• Jan. 14: BMO Harris branch, 901 E. 47th St.

• Jan. 9: MB Financial branch, 1542 W. 47th St.

• Jan. 2: First American Bank branch, 1241 S. Wabash Ave.

• Dec. 20: ABC Bank branch, 5645 W. Corcoran Place

• Dec. 6: Harris Bank branch, 1620 W. 95th St.

• Nov. 25: First Merit Bank branch, 1715 W. 47th St.

• Oct. 18: ABC Bank branch, 9443 S. Ashland Ave.

Feb 13

17th Annual Early Childhood Education Entrepreneurship Expo (ECEE)

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Feb 13

New and Important Federal Laws that Affect Small Businesses

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Feb 13

Woman Warrior Wednesdays: Accessing Resources for Female Veterans

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Feb 13

Financial Counseling Clinic

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Feb 13

Taxes and Business Structure: What To Do?

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Feb 13

Business Risk Management & Loss Prevention

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Feb 12

Man Gets 23 Years For Beating Death Of Police Officer Grandmother

Keshawn Perkins was 15 when he was arrested for the Nov. 4, 2011, murder of his grandmother, Hester Scott, at their home in the 8800 block of South Wallace.

Feb 11

Cancer and its IMPACT on our COMMUNITY

Cancer and its IMPACT on our COMMUNITY

Feb 10

CPS Parent in Rauner's Speech Says Charters 'Great Fits' For Her Kids

Currently, Reese has a 15-year-old daughter at Ralph Ellison Chicago International Charter School, at 1817 W. 80th St., and a 17-year-old son in Gary Comer College Prep, which is part of the Noble Network at 7131 S. South Chicago Ave. Her other two children already finished school.

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