5 hours ago

Male Shot On Dan Ryan Expressway Friday Night

Illinois State Police were called to a crime scene at 75th and Eggleston late Friday, but police at the scene said the shooting originally happened on the Dan Ryan.

5 hours ago

Two Killed, Nine Wounded In South, West Overnight Shootings

Illinois State Police were called to a crime scene at 75th and Eggleston late Friday, but police at the scene said the shooting originally happened on the Dan Ryan Expressway. As of 5:30 a.m. Saturday, police would not say when the shooting happened.

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About 11:40 p.m. Friday, a man thought to be in his 30s was shot in the abdomen in the 5300 block of South Hoyne in the Back of the Yards neighborhood, police said.

The men, 23 and 24, were standing in a yard in the 5500 block of West Corcoran about 10 p.m. when multiple people fired shots from a sidewalk, police said.

A 24-year-old man was in the 12200 block of South Halsted about 5 a.m. when he was shot in the leg, police said.

About 3:15 a.m. a male, whose age was not immediately known, was in the 6400 block of South Washtenaw when he was shot in the knee, police said. He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where his condition was not known Saturday morning.

Fifteen minutes earlier, a 31-year-old was in the 2400 block of West Lexington about 3 a.m. when he was shot, police said. He was taken to University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System, where he was listed in good condition.

About 11:40 p.m. Friday, a male was shot in the 7000 block of South Wolcott in West Englewood, police said. The male’s age, condition and hospital information were not known early Saturday.

About 9:35 p.m. The girls, ages 14 and 15, were shot about 9:35 p.m. in the 7300 block of South Dante, police said.

A boy – whose exact age was not immediately known – was injured in a drive-by shooting. He was shot in the leg about 8:40 p.m. in the 4800 block of South Hermitage, police said. He was taken to Holy Cross Hospital, where his condition had stabilized.

7 hours ago

2 killed, 9 wounded in overnight shootings

Illinois State Police were called to a crime scene at 75th and Eggleston late Friday, but police at the scene said the shooting originally happened on the Dan Ryan Expressway. As of 5:30 a.m. Saturday, police would not say when the shooting happened.

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About 11:40 p.m. Friday, a man thought to be in his 30s was shot in the abdomen in the 5300 block of South Hoyne in the Back of the Yards neighborhood, police said.

The men, 23 and 24, were standing in a yard in the 5500 block of West Corcoran about 10 p.m. when multiple people fired shots from a sidewalk, police said.

A 24-year-old man was in the 12200 block of South Halsted about 5 a.m. when he was shot in the leg, police said.

About 3:15 a.m. a male, whose age was not immediately known, was in the 6400 block of South Washtenaw when he was shot in the knee, police said. He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where his condition was not known Saturday morning.

Fifteen minutes earlier, a 31-year-old was in the 2400 block of West Lexington about 3 a.m. when he was shot, police said. He was taken to University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System, where he was listed in good condition.

About 11:40 p.m. Friday, a male was shot in the 7000 block of South Wolcott in West Englewood, police said. The male's age, condition and hospital information were not known early Saturday.

About 9:35 p.m. The girls, ages 14 and 15, were shot about 9:35 p.m. in the 7300 block of South Dante, police said.

A boy – whose exact age was not immediately known – was injured in a drive-by shooting. He was shot in the leg about 8:40 p.m. in the 4800 block of South Hermitage, police said. He was taken to Holy Cross Hospital, where his condition had stabilized.

27 hours ago

This Saturday BACP Small Business Center's North Side Business Expo

This Saturday BACP Small Business Center's North Side Business Expo

29 hours ago

Lyric Opera of Chicago to Perform at Simeon High

Lyric Opera of Chicago to Perform at Simeon High

31 hours ago

1 killed, 10 shot in overnight violence

The man told police he was shot in the 7900 block of South Ashland Avenue in the Gresham neighborhood. He was treated and later released from the hospital, Pacheco said.

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The two were in the 1400 block of West 72nd Street when someone inside a maroon minivan opened fire, Sedevic said.

About 6 p.m., a 44-year-old man was stabbed in the chest in the 300 block of East 48th Street, said Chicago Police News Affairs Officer Bari Lemmon.

The shooting happened in the 3500 block of West Chicago Avenue, Lemmon said.

31 hours ago

Police shooting followed fatal Auburn Gresham robbery attempt, cops say

...to a police-involved shooting that left one man injured. Officers on patrol in the 7900-block of South Justine Avenue said they spotted two armed men approach two other men in an alley and announce...

33 hours ago

1 Dead, 1 Injured After Officer-Involved Shooting

Officers said they were on patrol near the 7900 block of South Justine Street shortly before 12 a.m. when they saw two males in an alley approached by two others who announced a robbery, authorities said in a statement.

33 hours ago

One dead, two injured after police-involved shooting in Auburn Gresham

About 11:55 p.m., officers were on patrol near the 7900 block of South Justine when they saw two males in an alley approached by two others who announced a robbery, Chicago Police said in a statement.

33 hours ago

One Dead, Two Injured After Robbery Attempt, Police-Involved Shooting

Shortly before midnight, police officers saw two armed men approach two other men walking down an alley near the 7900 block of South Justine Street, police said. The suspects announced a robbery, and when they spotted police, the suspects shot the two men in the alley.

33 hours ago

1 killed, 1 hurt after police-involved shooting in Auburn Gresham

...to a police-involved shooting that left one man injured. Officers on patrol in the 7900-block of South Justine Avenue spotted two armed men approach two other men in an alley and announce a robbery...

35 hours ago

Police wound gunman involved in fatal robbery in Auburn Gresham

Four officers were in a squad car patrolling near West 80th Street and South Ashland Avenue shortly before midnight Thursday when they heard a "barrage of shots," according to Pat Camden, a spokesman for the Fraternal Order of Police.

Officers turned down an alley in the 7900 block of South Ashland Avenue and saw two gunman shooting at two other men, Camden and police officials said.

Two officers got out of the car and began chasing the gunmen through a gangway. The officers followed the gunmen one block east to the 7900 block of South Justine Street, Camden said.

2 days ago

Get Covered IL, Year Two of Open Enrollment

Get Covered IL, Year Two of Open Enrollment

2 days ago

Taking a Drastic Turn for the Better

Taking a Drastic Turn for the Better

3 days ago

Man dies 5 months after Southwest Side shooting

Roberson, of the 1200 block of West 83rd Street, was injured in an incident May 17 in the 7200 block of South Artesian Avenue, according to officials.

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Chicago police investigate a shooting on the 7200 block of South Artesian Avenue that critically injured a man.

3 days ago

Woman, 92, acquitted of assault of off-duty cop

The confrontation between the neighbors in the 8400 block of South Carpenter Street was the culmination of a longtime feud. According to family and neighbors, the couples fussed...

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At each court hearing for the case, she has arrived with dozens of family members and friends who stage short protests in front of the Branch 35 courthouse at 727 E. 111th St., saying it's unfair she is being prosecuted after her elderly husband was killed.

4 days ago

HACIA SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION OPENS ENROLLMENT FOR FREE CONTRACTOR TRAINING PROGRAM FOR INDIVIDUALS IN CONTRACT AND CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRIES.

HACIA SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION OPENS ENROLLMENT FOR FREE CONTRACTOR TRAINING PROGRAM FOR INDIVIDUALS IN CONTRACT AND CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRIES.

6 days ago

Updated 5 days ago

Three Splendid Churches, One Over-the-Top Movie Palace: My First Day at Open House Chicago 2014

The New Regal Theater (originally the Avalon) , 1600 block of west 79th, South Shore, John Eberson, Architect.  Opened 1927

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St. Adalbert Church 1600 block of west 17th, Pilsen.  Henry Schlaks, architect.  1914 - 1914

  • I am glad you enjoyed the tour, but the address of the Regal Theater is 1600 East 79th Street in the South Shore area. The address provided is in the Auburn Gresham area.

5 days ago

Fireside Chat Series: Conflict Resolution Informational

Fireside Chat Series: Conflict Resolution Informational

5 days ago

Auburn Gresham Man Fatally Shot In Maywood

Brian McKinney, 25 of the 7800 block of South Winchester, was pronounced at 2:41 a.m. Saturday at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

6 days ago

'Peace' Basketball Game Pits Police Officers Against Auburn Gresham Men

The free "Ballin' For Peace" game starts at 7 p.m. Monday at The Ark of St. Sabina, 7800 S. Racine Ave., and will pit officers from the Gresham Police District against "the brothers from the community," said the Rev. Michael Pfleger, pastor of St. Sabina Church.

6 days ago

Ald. Latasha Thomas Will Not Seek a Fifth Term

Her most recent economic achievement was in July when Wal-Mart broke ground for a new 42,942-square-foot store at the corner of 76th Street and Ashland Avenue.

Oct 16

Six people wounded in shootings Wednesday

The man, described only as an adult, was shot about 9:15 p.m. while in the 8700 block of South Eggleston, police said. He suffered a gunshot wound to the hand and a graze wound to the leg and was taken to Saint Bernard Hospital in good condition, police said.

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Two men were sitting in a vehicle in the 1900 block of South St. Louis when they were shot, police said. The Chicago Police Department's 10th District station is located less than a half mile northeast from where the men were shot.

The 21-year-old was shot in the chest at 7:05 p.m. near 51st and Rockwell, police said. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where his condition was not known early Thursday.

About 1:50 a.m., a 25-year-old man and a 34-year-old woman were involved in an argument with several males in the 3600 block of West Harrison, when the males pulled out handguns and opened fire, police said.

Oct 16

At least 5 wounded in city shootings

The man was shot in the 8700 block of South Eggleston Avenue, Alfaro said. He was taken to St. Bernard Hospital where he was treated for a graze wound to his leg and a gunshot wound to his hand. The man, whose age was not immediatley known, was taken to St. Bernard Hospital in good condition.

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The two men, ages 24 and 25, were sitting inside a car in the 1900 block of South St. Louis Avenue about 10:25 p.m. when they heard gunfire and then felt pain, said Police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro.

...05 p.m., a 21-year-old man was shot in the chest in the 5100 block of South Rockwell Street in the Gage Park neighborhood. The man was wounded in the chest in what may...

About 1:30 p.m. in the Gresham neighborhood, a 19-year-old man was shot in the ankle in the 7400 block of South Sangamon Street, Zala said.

Oct 15

Do Business with Whole Foods Market

Do Business with Whole Foods Market

Oct 15

At least three wounded in shootings since Tuesday night

The teen walked out of a house in the 7700 block of South Marshfield Avenue about 7:50 p.m. and got into an argument with three people he didn't know, said Police News Affairs Officer Thomas Sweeney.

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About 1:50 a.m., a man and woman were both shot repeatedly after they got into an argument with a group of men in the 3600 block of West Harrison Street, said Police News Affairs Officer Ron Gaines.

Oct 13

Updated Oct 15

Three Killed, 17 Wounded In Weekend Shootings In Chicago

About 10:50 p.m., 20-year-old Roddy Comer and a boy, 16, were standing near the corner of 88th and Carpenter when a male walked up and opened fire, police and the medical examiner’s office said.

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The 25-year-old man was sitting on a front porch about 6:45 p.m. in the 2300 block of North Melvina, when he heard shots and realized he’d been struck in the lower left side, police said.

The four were at a party in the 4400 block of West Madison about 1:10 a.m. when, during an argument, a man pulled out a gun...

...gun and opened fire. A 22-year-old man — identified as Eddie Taylor, of the 1900 block of South Homan — was shot in the face and pronounced dead at the scene at 1:35 a...

Comer, of the 7100 block of South Maplewood, was shot in the back and buttocks. He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he was pronounced dead at 12:47 a.m., the medical examiner’s office said.

  • gpblight 15 Yr East Garfield Resident

    CBS plz do more investigative reporting. A tip about the Heroin Hut in Garfield Park yielded a news crew. You aired, and the next day the Heroin Hut that had been in a Chicago park was removed. City Hall won't listen to neighborhood complaints. BUT if it hits the airwaves, all of a sudden they are ON THE SPOT.

    THANKS for the Heroin Hut story that got it removed for a city park the next day!

    Plz do more efforts like this. It is effective. TRANSPARENCY is good.

Oct 15

Teen wounded in Auburn Gresham shooting

The teen walked out of a house in the 7700 block of South Marshfield Avenue about 7:50 p.m. and got into an argument with three people he didn't know, said Police News Affairs Officer Thomas Sweeney.

Oct 14

Englewood Flyover Now Smoothing Out South Side Metra Rides

...flyover for SouthWest Service trains, after another CREATE project is constructed. That flyover [PDF], at 75th Street and Normal Avenue, will allow SWS trains to head to downtown Chicago on the RID tracks. The switch...

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...carrying test trains along the Metra Rock Island District tracts. The mile-long flyover, near 63rd Street and Wentworth Avenue, is one of the largest projects within CREATE, a larger program to untangle railroad flows...

Oct 14

GED Classes Start October 20th Call To Register!

GED Classes Start October 20th Call To Register!

Oct 13

Neighborhood Fireside Chat on Conflict Resolution

Neighborhood Fireside Chat on Conflict Resolution

Oct 13

Free Chicago Area Haunted House Guide

Haunted House at Foster Park, Oct. 31, 1440 W. 84th St., Chicago. (312) 747-6135.

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The Catacombs of St. Pascal, to Oct. 26, St. Pascal Church, 6143 West Irving Park Road, Chicago. Catacombshh.com.

Nightmare Asylum, open to Oct. 31, 4033 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago. (773) 236-4170. Hauntedhousechicago.com/hauntedhouses/471/nightmare-asylum/.

Nightmare on Leamington, Oct. 31-Nov. 1, 4810 S. Leamington, Chicago.Facebook.com/NightmareSchool.

Hair Razor Haunted Scenes, Oct. 10-12, 17-19, 24-26, Basement of St. Thecla Church, 6725 W. Devon Ave. Chicago. (773) 792-3077. Hauntedscenes.com.

Haunted House at Sheridan Park, Oct. 24, 910 S. Aberdeen St., Chicago. (312) 746-5369.

Haunted House at Austin Town Hall Park, Oct. 30, 5610 W. Lake St., Chicago. (773) 287-7658.

Haunted House at Fosco Park, Oct. 30, 1312 S. Racine Ave, Chicago. (312) 746-5086.

Haunted House at Brainerd Park, Oct. 31, 1246 W. 92nd St., Chicago. (312) 747-6027.

Oct 11

Man Killed, Teen Boy Wounded In Auburn Gresham Shooting

About 10:50 p.m., a male walked up to a 20-year-old man and a 16-year-old boy at the corner of 88th and Carpenter and opened fire, police said.

Oct 11

2 Killed, 7 Wounded In Citywide Shootings Since Friday Night

About 10:50 p.m., the 20-year-old and 16-year-old were standing near the corner of 88th and Carpenter when a male walked up and opened fire, police said.

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The four were at a party in the 4400 block of West Madison when, during an argument, a man pulled out a gun and opened fire. A 22-year-old man was shot in the face and was dead at the scene, police said.

A 33-year-old man was outside in the 1700 block of North Drake when a white sedan drove past and someone inside opened fire, police said. A friend...

About 10:30 p.m., another man was shot in the Humboldt Park neighborhood. The 44-year-old was in the 500 block of North Monticello when a male walked up and opened fire, striking him in the hand, police said. The man took himself to Rush University Medical Center, where his condition had stabilized.

Oct 11

2 killed, 7 wounded in citywide shootings since Friday night

About 10:50 p.m., the 20-year-old and 16-year-old were standing near the corner of 88th and Carpenter when a male walked up and opened fire, police said.

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The four were at a party in the 4400 block of West Madison when, during an argument, a man pulled out a gun and opened fire. A 22-year-old man was shot in the face and was dead at the scene, police said.

A 33-year-old man was outside in the 1700 block of North Drake when a white sedan drove past and someone inside opened fire, police said. A friend...

About 10:30 p.m., another man was shot in the Humboldt Park neighborhood. The 44-year-old was in the 500 block of North Monticello when a male walked up and opened fire, striking him in the hand, police said. The man took himself to Rush University Medical Center, where his condition had stabilized.

Oct 11

Two dead, 7 hurt in city shootings since Friday afternoon

The two were standing on a corner in the 8800 block of South Carpenter Street when an attacker walked up to them and fired shots, Alfaro said.

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A group of women watch police activity outside the scene of a multi-victim shooting in a hair salon on the 4400 block of West Madison Street early Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014, in Chicago. Two men and two women were shot during a gathering at the salon, one of the men fatally at the scene.

The man, who was identified as Eddie Taylor of the 1900 block of South Homan Avenue, was shot in the face and was pronounced dead at the scene in the 4400 block of West Madison Street, according to Chicago Police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro and the Cook County medical examiner's office.

The man was walking on a sidewalk in the 1700 block of North Drake Avenue when a white sedan drove by and someone inside fired shots. The man suffered gunshots to his left thigh, left knee and abdomen, Alfaro said.

The shooting happened shortly after 3 p.m. on the 1500 block of North Lorel Avenue, according to Chicago Police News Affairs officials.

Oct 09

No bond for man charged with fatal shooting during South Side carjacking

Pyron, of the 1400 block of West 77th Street, died at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.

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Authorities said the drug dealer drove a black Ford Expedition to the 2300 block of West 80th Street with Pyron in the front passenger's seat. Novy said Paget approached the vehicle alone and after the drug dealer handed him the cannabis a second person appeared.

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