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SHOP SOUTH, Shop Local, This Saturday, All Season!

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Smart Stocking Stuffers - Give The Gift Of Energy With A ComEd Gift Certificate

Smart Stocking Stuffers - Give The Gift Of Energy With A ComEd Gift Certificate

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Back of the Yards bank robbery suspect linked to 2 other robberies, FBI says

...The same man is also suspected of robbing a Fifth Third Bank branch in the 8100-block of South Ashland Avenue on Oct. 28 and a Citi Bank branch in the 2000-block of West 79th...

...block of South Ashland Avenue on Oct. 28 and a Citi Bank branch in the 2000-block of West 79th Street on Nov. 14.The Sun-Times Media Wire contributed to this report...

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Surveillance photo of suspect in bank robbery in the 1700-block of West 47th Street in Chicago. (FBI)

2 days ago

Back of the Yards bank robbed

The same man is also suspected of robbing a Fifth Third Bank branch at 8140 S. Ashland on Oct. 28 and a Citi Bank branch at 2000 W. 79th Street on Nov. 14.

The same man is also suspected of robbing a Fifth Third Bank branch at 8140 S. Ashland on Oct. 28 and a Citi Bank branch at 2000 W. 79th Street on Nov. 14.

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The man, believed to be 25 to 30 years old, walked into the First Merit Bank branch at 1715 W. 47th St. at 3:45 p.m., the FBI said. He handed the teller a note and eventually left with an unknown amount of cash, Chicago Police said.

2 days ago

Back Of The Yards Bank Robbed

The same man is also suspected of robbing a Fifth Third Bank branch at 8140 S. Ashland on Oct. 28 and a Citi Bank branch at 2000 W. 79th Street on Nov. 14.

The same man is also suspected of robbing a Fifth Third Bank branch at 8140 S. Ashland on Oct. 28 and a Citi Bank branch at 2000 W. 79th Street on Nov. 14.

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The man, believed to be 25 to 30 years old, walked into the First Merit Bank branch at 1715 W. 47th St. at 3:45 p.m., the FBI said. He handed the teller a note and eventually left with an unknown amount of cash, Chicago Police said.

2 days ago

FBI: Man robs 4th South Side bank

The same man is believed to have robbed a CitiBank, 2000 W. 79th St., on Oct. 14, as weel as a Fifth Third Bank, 8140 S. Ashland Ave., on Oct. 28 and an ABC Bank branch at 9443 S. Ashland on Oct. 18, according to the FBI’s BanditTracker website.

The same man is believed to have robbed a CitiBank, 2000 W. 79th St., on Oct. 14, as weel as a Fifth Third Bank, 8140 S. Ashland Ave., on Oct. 28 and an ABC Bank branch at 9443 S. Ashland on Oct. 18, according to the FBI’s BanditTracker website.

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The man robbed the First Merit Bank, 1745 W. 47th St., this afternoon, according to the FBI's Bandit Tracker website. The man entered the bank about 3:30 p.m. and went up to a teller, then passed the teller a note implying that he had a gun, said Police News Affairs Officer Veejay Zala.

The same man is believed to have robbed a CitiBank, 2000 W. 79th St., on Oct. 14, as weel as a Fifth Third Bank, 8140 S. Ashland Ave., on Oct. 28 and an ABC Bank branch at 9443 S. Ashland on Oct. 18, according to the FBI’s BanditTracker website.

5 days ago

$900K bail for man accused in fatal East Hyde Park shooting

Kennedy, of the 8200 block of South Wood Street, was pronounced dead at 10:45 p.m., according to the medical examiner’s office. An autopsy is scheduled for Saturday.

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Walker Rush, of the 5200 block of South Cornell Avenue, which is also the address of the shooting, is accused of shooting David Kennedy, 24, in the face and causing his death, police said.

6 days ago

Man charged in fatal East Hyde Park shooting

Kennedy, of the 8200 block of South Wood Street, was pronounced dead at 10:45 p.m., according to the medical examiner’s office. An autopsy is scheduled for Saturday.

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Paris Walker Rush is accused of involuntary manslaughter and unlawful use of a weapon in a fatal shooting Friday in the 5200 block of South Cornell Avenue.

6 days ago

Northbound lanes on I-57 reopen after shooting

The man was able to get off at Halsted and 90th.

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Police say it happened around 4 a.m. this morning near 99th and Halsted.

6 days ago

Police investigate I-57 shooting in Roseland

The driver who was shot managed to drive himself to 90th and Halsted streets, where emergency crews arrived, officials said.No arrests have been made.

Nov 21

Serving Veterans On Veterans Day And Always

Serving Veterans On Veterans Day And Always

Nov 19

Elderly woman missing from Auburn Gresham

Ruth Griffin, 84, left her home in the 8700 block of South Elizabeth about 10 a.m. Wednesday when her caregiver was sleeping, according to a missing person alert from Chicago Police.

Nov 19

Minivan stolen on South Side had man's ashes inside

...ashes of a deceased loved one. A 2005 Dodge minivan was stolen Monday night from 82nd and Sangamon. Thelma Liggins, the vehicle's owner, says the urn that holds her husband's ashes...

Nov 17

Chicago McDonald’s Workers Demand that Verbal Abuse Stop

Workers from other locations came to support Farez. Connie Bennett works at the McDonald’s on 83rd and Ashland Ave. and she said that Farez’s situation upsets her. Bennett’s co-worker, Andre Thigpen, felt the same.

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Chicago McDonald’s workers and members of the group Workers Organizing Committee of Chicago, banned together in early November to call an end to the verbal abuse directed towards women employees in the food industry, particularly at the Rock N Roll McDonald’s, 600 N. Clark .

Nov 17

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Nov 17

Simeon, Phillips Football Teams Reach IHSA State Semifinals for First Time

Simeon, Phillips Football Teams Reach IHSA State Semifinals for First Time

Nov 15

Man robs third South Side bank in less than a month

The man walked into the Citi Bank branch at 2000 W. 79th St. about 10:45 a.m., passing a note demanding money from a teller and showing a handgun, according to Chicago Police and the FBI.

The man is suspected in an Oct. 28 robbery at the Fifth Third Bank branch at 8140 S. Ashland, as well as the Oct. 18 robbery of an ABC Bank branch at 9443 S. Ashland, authorities said.

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The man is suspected in an Oct. 28 robbery at the Fifth Third Bank branch at 8140 S. Ashland, as well as the Oct. 18 robbery of an ABC Bank branch at 9443 S. Ashland, authorities said.

Nov 14

FBI: Man suspected in 2 bank robberies strikes again

The latest robbery occurred at 10:45 a.m. at the Citibank branch at 2000 W. 79th St., on the city's South Side, according to Chicago police and FBI officials.

The suspect is also believed to have robbed the Fifth Third Bank at 8140 S. Ashland Ave. on Oct. 28, according to the FBI.

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He is also suspected in an Oct. 18 robbery at the ABC Bank at 9443 S. Ashland Ave.

Nov 14

Man suspected in 2 bank robberies strikes again

The latest robbery occurred at 10:45 a.m. at the Citibank branch at 2000 W. 79th St., on the city's South Side, according to Chicago police and FBI officials.

The suspect is also believed to have robbed the Fifth Third Bank at 8140 S. Ashland Ave. on Oct. 28, according to the FBI.

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He is also suspected in an Oct. 18 robbery at the ABC Bank at 9443 S. Ashland Ave.

Nov 13

CHIdeas? Add Your Voice To The Conversation!

CHIdeas? Add Your Voice To The Conversation!

Nov 13

Grades, before test scores, hold the secret to success

Grades, before test scores, hold the secret to success

Nov 13

CHA 3 Waitlists. 1 Form.

CHA 3 Waitlists. 1 Form.

Nov 12

Do you like the internet?

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Nov 12

Comcast Helping CBOs And Students Get Connected

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Nov 12

SHOP SOUTH, Shop Local, Starts Saturday!

SHOP SOUTH, Shop Local, Starts Saturday!

Nov 12

Two people injured in shootings, shots hit school

At 11:34 a.m. a male was shot on the 8800 block of South Halsted Street, said Sweeney. The victim, whose age was not immediately available, manage to get himself to the 103rd block of South Halsted Street. The victim managed to alert police and paramedics responded, police said.

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At about 10:53 a.m. police were called to the 6400 block of South Kedvale for a shots fired call, said Chicago Police News Affairs Officer Thomas Sweeney.

No one was reportedly shot but during the call police learned that two bullets had struck the exterior of a school building on the 6400 block of South Tripp, said Sweeney.

The R. H. Lee Elementary School is located at 6448 S. Tripp Ave. No students were injured, police said.

In addition to that shooting, a 30-year-old man was shot on the 1200 block of South Albany Avenue at 10:25 a.m., police said. The man sustained a graze wound to his back and was treated at the scene, Sweeney said.

Nov 12

Tell Us: What's Great, What's Needed in Auburn Gresham

Tell Us: What's Great, What's Needed in Auburn Gresham

Nov 11

Can White Newsrooms Tell Chicago's Story?

Can White Newsrooms Tell Chicago's Story?

Nov 11

The 3rd Annual Diabetes Cook Off At Washburne Culinary Institute

The 3rd Annual Diabetes Cook Off At Washburne Culinary Institute

Nov 11

Woman, 92, acquitted of charge she hit off-duty cop during feud

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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"You didn't hear the truth," she said as she left the Branch 35 courthouse at 727 E. 111th St. "She is guilty."

Nov 11

Elderly Woman Cleared In Neighbor Dispute That Turned Deadly

It all stemmed from a neighbors dispute over knocked over flower pots. Things came to a boil in late April in the 8400 block of South Carpenter in Chicago’s Gresham neighborhood.

Nov 10

Mentoring Matters: Making A Difference in the Lives of Youth

Mentoring Matters: Making A Difference in the Lives of Youth

Nov 10

Woman, 92, acquitted on battery charge 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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"You didn't hear the truth," she said as she left the Branch 35 courthouse at 727 E. 111th St. "She is guilty. She is guilty."

Nov 10

Woman, 92, convicted of battery of off-duty Chicago cop and wife

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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"You didn't hear the truth," she said as she left the Branch 35 courthouse at 727 E. 111th St. "She is guilty. She is guilty."

Nov 10

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Nov 10

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Nov 10

Know Your History, Honoring Freedom

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Nov 07

Man killed, 3 wounded in city shootings

The man was walking in the 8700 block of South Laflin Street when an uknown attacker came up and fired shots, Greer said. He was taken to Little Company of Mary Hospital in Evergreen Park where his condition stabilized. No other details were immediately available. 

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The man suffered several gunshot wounds to the body in the 7300 block of South Blackstone Avenue, police said.

The man and the woman were traveling in a car in the 600 block of South Independence Boulevard when a dark-colored SUV pulled up and someone inside fired shots, Greer said. Both...

...continued to drive in the car for about 1.5 miles until they stopped near West 16th Street and South Drake Avenue and called police...

Nov 07

Man dead, 3 hurt in city shootings

The man was walking in the 8700 block of South Laflin Street when an uknown attacker came up to him and fired shots, Greer said. He was taken to Little Company of Mary Hospital where his condition stabilized. No other details were immediately available. 

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The man suffered several gunshot wounds to his body in the 7300 block of South Blackstone Avenue, police said.

The man and the woman were traveling in a car in the 600 block of South Independence Boulevard when a dark-colored SUV pulled up and someone inside fired shots, Greer said. Both...

...continued to drive in the car for about 1.5 miles until the intersection of West 16 Street and South Drake Avenue where they called the police...

Nov 07

Woman, 2 men wounded in city shootings

The man was wounded in the 8700 block of South Laflin Street. He was taken to Little Company of Mary Hospital where his condition stabilized. No other details were immediately available. 

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The man and the woman were traveling in a car in the 600 block of South Independence Boulevard when a dark-colored SUV pulled up and someone inside fired shots, Greer said. Both...

...continued to drive in the car for about 1.5 miles until the intersection of West 16 Street and South Drake Avenue where they called the police...

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