9 min ago

1 dead, 12 injured in daytime Chicago shootings

At 5:08 p.m. a 24-year-old man was shot on the 8200 block of South Sangamon Street in the Greshamn neighborhood, police said. The man was taken to an area hospital where his condition had stabilized, police said.

That shooting happened shortly after 10 a.m. on the 1300 block of West 80th Street, said police.

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Chicago police investigate a fatal shooting that occurred near 30th Street and Kedvale Avenue.

The fatal shooting happened at 4:35 p.m. on the 3000 block of South Kedvale Avenue in the Little Village neighborhood on the West Side, said Chicago police spokesman Thomas Sweeney.

The 17-year-old was shot in the chest in the 5100 block of South Aberdeen Street, Gaines said, citing preliminary information.

She was shot in the buttock in the 3500 block of South Rhodes Avenue, Gaines said.

The man was shot in his right shoulder in the 5600 block of West Augusta Boulevard, Gaines said.

At 6:23 p.m. a 35-year-old man was shot in the ankle on the 5700 block of South Sangamon Street in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side, police said. The man managed to take himself to St. Bernard Hospital where his condition had stabilized.

At about 5:07 p.m. on the 9500 block of South Halsted Street in the Brainerd neighborhood a 30-year-old man was shot in the leg in a possible robbery, police said. The man, who is a security guard, was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center where his condition had stabilized, police said.

At 4:44 p.m., two men were shot as they sat in a vehicle on the 11800 block of South Lowe Avenue in the West Pullman neighborhood, Sweeney said.

At 2:20 p.m. in the 4700 block of West Monroe Street in the West Garfield Park neighborhood someone shot a 23-year-old man in the leg, according to Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer Janel Sedevic.

Another shooting happened earlier, about 12:45 p.m., in an alley on the 8900 block of South Exchange Avenue in South Chicago, according to Chicago Police News Affairs officials.

10 hours ago

At least 3 wounded in South Side shootings

That shooting happened shortly after 10 a.m. on the 1300 block of West 80th Street, said police.

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The latest shooting happened about 12:45 p.m. on the 8900 block of South Commercial Avenue in South Chicago, according to Chicago Police News Affairs.

16 hours ago

As Leo Faces Brother Rice, Fathers And Sons On Different Sides Of The Gym

It's common for graduates of Brother Rice at 10001 South Pulaski Road in Mount Greenwood to have fathers, uncles and grandfathers who attended Leo at 7901 S. Sangamon St. in Auburn Gresham, said Jim Casey, alumni director for Brother Rice.

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It's common for graduates of Brother Rice at 10001 South Pulaski Road in Mount Greenwood to have fathers, uncles and grandfathers who attended Leo at 7901 S. Sangamon St. in Auburn Gresham, said Jim Casey, alumni director for Brother Rice.

The rivalry returns to the basketball court at 7 p.m. on Friday as the Leo Lions host the Brother Rice Crusaders at Saint Xavier University's Shannon Center at 3700 W. 103rd St. in Mount Greenwood.

4 days ago

Subtle Change In Name Of Morgan Park Sports Center Questioned by Alderman

"I've had people who live on 83rd and Damen tell me they live in Beverly," Fitzgerald said.

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An indoor ice arena and gymnastics center is under construction at 11505 S. Western Ave. in Morgan Park. On the day of the groundbreaking, the 64,000-square-foot facility was dubbed the Morgan Park Sports Center.

4 days ago

3 Killed, 29 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

The man, 33, was standing outside about 11:15 p.m. in the 1600 block of West 81st Street when someone pulled up in a dark-colored SUV, got out of the vehicle and an argument ensued, police said.

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Demario Bailey, of the 7500 block of South Wabash, was walking with his twin brother in the 0-100 block of West 63rd Street about 12:40 p.m. Saturday when four people walked up and demanded his jacket, according to the boy’s family, Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Johnson, of the 6100 block of South Martin Luther King Drive was charged as an adult with murder, robbery and attempted robbery, police said. Johnson, who was also charged with another robbery that occurred shortly before Demario was killed, is due to appear in court Monday.

About 7 p.m., 28-year-old Rolando Leon was inside a vehicle in the 1300 block of North Springfield when at least one person walked up and fired shots, authorities said.

He was shot in the head and pronounced dead at the scene at 7:23 p.m., authorities said. Leon lived in the 1200 block of North Springfield.

Tyrece L. Stornes, 27, was outside his home in the 10400 block of South State about 5 p.m. when someone fired shots at him from a passing vehicle, authorities said.

4 days ago

2 wounded in shootings since Sunday night

About 11:15 p.m., the 33-year-old man was standing outside in the 1600 block of West 81st Street when a man pulled up to him in a dark SUV, said Officer Hector Alfaro, a police spokesman.

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The 21-year-old man was walking in the 7500 block of South Dorchester Avenue when two males approached him on foot and fired shots, said Officer Amina Greer, a police spokeswoman.

4 days ago

Man, 21, wounded in Grand Crossing shooting

About 11:15 p.m., the 33-year-old man was standing outside in the 1600 block of West 81st Street when a man pulled up to him in a dark SUV, said Officer Hector Alfaro, a police spokesman.

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The 21-year-old man was walking in the 7500 block of South Dorchester Avenue when two males approached him on foot and fired shots, said Officer Amina Greer, a police spokeswoman.

Dec 12

Updated Dec 12

3 men hurt in shootings on South Side

The man told the police he was in the 500 block of West 87th Street when he was shot in the chest, Gaines said.

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The man was in the 6600 block of South Halsted Street when he heard gun shots and realized he was struck, Gaines said.

The man was in the 9600 block of South Merrion Avenue when an unknown vehicle pulled up and someone came out and fired shots, striking him twice, Gaines said.

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Dec 12

FBI Offers $1,000 Reward For Information On “Play-Along Bandit”

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

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The bandit most recently robbed a Harris Bank branch at 1620 W. 95th St. on Dec. 6, according to a statement from the FBI. He approached the teller, made a threatening demand for money and implied he was armed, although he did not display a weapon.

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

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

Dec 12

FBI on Manhunt for Bank Robber Dubbed "Play-Along Bandit"

...ABC Bank, located at 9443 S. Ashland, on Oct. 18; Fifth Third Bank, located at 8140 S. Ashland, on Oct. 28; Citi Bank, located at 2000 W. 79th St., on Nov. 14; and...

...Fifth Third Bank, located at 8140 S. Ashland, on Oct. 28; Citi Bank, located at 2000 W. 79th St., on Nov. 14; and First Merit Bank, located at 1715 W. 47th St., on Nov...

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...of committing robberies in at least five South Side banks, including Harris Bank, located at 1620 W. 95th St., on Dec. 6; ABC Bank, located at 9443 S. Ashland, on Oct. 18; Fifth Third...

...Harris Bank, located at 1620 W. 95th St., on Dec. 6; ABC Bank, located at 9443 S. Ashland, on Oct. 18; Fifth Third Bank, located at 8140 S. Ashland, on Oct. 28; Citi...

...located at 2000 W. 79th St., on Nov. 14; and First Merit Bank, located at 1715 W. 47th St., on Nov. 25...

Dec 12

'Play-Along Bandit' sought by the FBI

Nov. 14 at the Citi Bank branch, 2000 W. 79th St.

Oct. 28 at the Fifth Third Bank branch, 8140 S. Ashland Ave.

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Last Saturday he approached a bank teller at the Harris Bank branch at 1620 W. 95th St., made a threatening demand for money and implied he was armed, the FBI said.

Nov. 25 at the First Merit Bank branch, 1715 W. 47 St.

Oct. 18 at the ABC Bank branch, 9443 S. Ashland Ave.

Dec 12

FBI offers reward up to $1,000 for info leading to 'Play-Along Bandit'

At the Fifth Third Bank branch in the 8100-block of South Ashland Avenue on Oct. 28

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...on Chicago's South Side, the most recent at the Harris Bank branch in the 1600-block of West 95th Street in the city's Beverly neighborhood last Saturday. In that incident, the FBI said the...

...man is suspected in four other robberies:At the ABC Bank branch located in the 9400-block of South Ashland Avenue on Oct. 18

At the First Merit Bank branch in the 1700-block of West 47th Street on Nov. 25

Dec 12

Westcott Students Give Openlands Approval For Playground Design!

Westcott Students Give Openlands Approval For Playground Design!

Dec 11

Woman Shot In Ashburn

About 7:21 p.m., the 32-year-old was standing in the 7500 block of South Western when she heard several shots and immediately felt pain, police said. She suffered two gunshot wounds to her left calf.

Dec 11

4 injured in crash involving Chicago Police officers

A total of four people -- the officers and a passenger in the other car -- were taken to hospitals following the crash about 8:20 p.m. near 87th Street and Loomis Boulevard.

Dec 11

PASSAGES Trans* activist Joy Morris dies

The funeral will be held at Mountain of Hope, 8043 S. Racine Ave., on Saturday, Dec. 13 at 10 a.m.

Dec 11

5 Injured, Including 3 Chicago Police Officers in Car Crash

Five people were injured, including three Chicago police officers, in a traffic crash Wednesday evening at the intersection of 87th and Loomis Boulevard, police and witnesses confirm.

Dec 11

3 officers extricated, taken to hospital after South Side crash

Reports from the scene indicate three officers were pinned in a vehicle in  the 8700 block of S Loomis in the Gresham neighborhood.  They have been extricated and taken to the hospital.

Dec 11

Woman hurt in drive-by shooting on South Side

The 32-year-old woman was standing on a sidewalk around 5:30 p.m. in the 7500 block of South Western Avenue in the Marquette Park neighborhood when a vehicle pulled up and someone inside fired shots, said Chicago Police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro.

Dec 11

5 injured in crash involving Chicago Police officers

A police car involved in a crash at 87th Street and Loomis Boulevard, in Chicago.

Dec 11

Woman hurt in drive-by shooting on South Side

The 32-year-old woman was standing on a sidewalk around 5:30 p.m. in the 7500 block of South Western Avenue in the Marquette Park neighborhood when a vehicle pulled up and someone inside fired shots, said Chicago Police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro.

Dec 11

5 injured in crash involving Chicago Police officers

A total of five people, including the officers, a firefighter and one person in the other car, were taken to hospitals following the crash about 8:20 p.m. near 87th Street and Loomis Boulevard.

Dec 11

6 taken to hospital, including 3 officers, after South Side crash

The three officers were pinned in a vehicle in  the 8700 block of S Loomis in the Gresham neighborhood.  They were extricated and taken to the hospital. Officials say they were conscious and “somewhat responsive” at the time of extrication.

Dec 10

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Dec 10

Illinois Recognized for Electrical Grid Modernization

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Dec 10

The New “South Shore Pop Up Diva’s Holiday Boutique” Spurs Economic Excitement

The New “South Shore Pop Up Diva’s Holiday Boutique” Spurs Economic Excitement

Dec 10

NBA stars join protest over police violence, hundreds march in California

On Chicago's South Side, Jalen Johnson, 16, center, of St. Sabina Catholic Church prays while blocking the nearby intersection of 79th Street and Racine Avenue as part of the unity marches protesting the deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown.

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Protesters march at the intersection of Pulaski Road and Madison Street on Chicago's West Side. Approximately 15 churches gathered with others to protest the police chokehold death of Eric Garner, an unarmed black man in New York City, and the police shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson,...

Dec 08

ComEd Donates $300,000 for Special Holiday Assistance to Help Senior Citizens Pay Their Electric Bill

ComEd Donates $300,000 for Special Holiday Assistance to Help Senior Citizens Pay Their Electric Bill

Dec 08

Auburn Gresham Digital Youth Network Sends Condolences for "Brother Mike" Hawkins

Auburn Gresham Digital Youth Network Sends Condolences for "Brother Mike" Hawkins

Dec 08

11 arrested after protests in Chicago Sunday

Father Michael Pfleger led his St. Sabina congregation to 79th and Racine.

Dec 08

11 arrested after Sunday marches, protests in Chicago

Father Michael Pfleger led a group from Saint Sabina Church, 1210 W 78th Place, where they blocked the intersection of 79th and Racine for 11 minutes, representing the 11 times Garner yelled that could not breathe. Many laid down in the street for a moment of silence.

Father Michael Pfleger led a group from Saint Sabina Church, 1210 W 78th Place, where they blocked the intersection of 79th and Racine for 11 minutes, representing the 11 times Garner yelled that could not breathe. Many laid down in the street for a moment of silence.

Dec 08

Chicago pastors lead protests citywide on Sunday

...Gresham neighborhood led the congregation out the church's doors and into the intersection of South Racine Avenue and West 79th Street, where the group shared prayers, chanted "Black life matters" and "Hands up, don't shoot...

Prior to walking back to the church at 1210 W. 78th Place, the group sang then hummed "Amazing Grace."

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Members of the Living Water Community Church also staged a protest in Rogers Park, blocking the intersection of West Pratt Boulevard and North Ashland Avenue. Ruth Goring, a member of the church, said about 100 congregation and community members participated.

Dec 08

Chicago pastors lead protests over deaths by police in Ferguson, NYC

...Gresham neighborhood led the congregation out the church's doors and into the intersection of South Racine Avenue and West 79th Street, where the group shared prayers, chanted "Black life matters" and "Hands up, don't shoot...

Prior to walking back to the church at 1210 W. 78th Place, the group sang then hummed "Amazing Grace."

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Members of the Living Water Community Church also staged a protest in Rogers Park, blocking the intersection of West Pratt Boulevard and North Ashland Avenue. Ruth Goring, a member of the church, said about 100 congregation and community members participated.

Ministers from several West Side churches lie down on the street at Pulaski Road and Madison Street on Sunday. People from approximately 15 churches on the West Side gathered with others to protest the death of Eric Garner and others injured or shot by police.

Dec 08

Marches, protests continue in Chicago Sunday

Father Michael Pfleger led a group from Saint Sabina Church, 1210 W 78th Place, where they blocked the intersection of 79th and Racine for 11 minutes, representing the 11 times Garner yelled that could not breathe. Many laid down in the street for a moment of silence.

Father Michael Pfleger led a group from Saint Sabina Church, 1210 W 78th Place, where they blocked the intersection of 79th and Racine for 11 minutes, representing the 11 times Garner yelled that could not breathe. Many laid down in the street for a moment of silence.

Dec 07

En Chicago se multiplican protestas por muerte de afroamericanos

En el sur de Chicago, centenares de feligreses de la iglesia St. Sabina realizaron una peregrinación de la iglesia en el 1210 W. 78th St., a la esquina de 79th St., y Racine St., en donde realizaron una caída simbólica y luego guardaron silencio.

Dec 07

Unity marches, protests in Chicago Sunday

...Garner and Michael Brown cases. Father Michael Pfleger led the group from Saint Sabina Church, 1210 W 78th Place, to the intersection of 79th and Racine. Many laid down in the street for a...

...led the group from Saint Sabina Church, 1210 W 78th Place, to the intersection of 79th and Racine. Many laid down in the street for a moment of silence."Interrupt traffic as a...

Dec 07

Chicago churches to hold unity march, protests

...Brown cases. Father Michael Pfleger plans to lead his parishioners from Saint Sabina Church to 79th and Racine, where they will block the intersection. The march begins at 10 a.m."We are...

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