39 hours 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.

44 hours 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.

46 hours 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.

46 hours 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.

2 days ago

Serving Veterans On Veterans Day And Always

Serving Veterans On Veterans Day And Always

4 days ago

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.

5 days ago

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...

6 days ago

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 .

6 days ago

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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?

Do you like the internet?

Nov 12

Comcast Helping CBOs And Students Get Connected

Comcast Helping CBOs And Students Get Connected

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

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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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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...

Nov 06

Gotta get gumbo at Three Chefs

...the area. One suggestion I immediately received was a place called Three Chefs, located on Halsted near 81st Street. "You've got to try the gumbo," I was told. "But be sure and go...

Three Chefs, 8125 S. Halsted, (773) 483-8111

Nov 04

Man Shoots And Kills Pit Bull That Bit His Daughter

The pit bull bit the man’s 5-year-old daughter at their home in the 8500 block of South Vincennes Avenue about 5 p.m., then tried to attack the owner, who shot the dog and killed it, police said.

Nov 04

Man fatally shoots pit bull that attacked his daughter

The pit bull bit the man's 5-year-old daughter at their home in the 8500 block of South Vincennes about 5 p.m., then tried to attack the owner, who shot the dog and killed it, police said.

Nov 04

Updated Nov 04

35 Places Where You Can Vote, Then Bowl, Shop, Eat or Even Sip a Martini

...Shop, 3424 N. Cicero Ave., in the 31st Ward; or at Lena's Beauty College, 1140 W. 87th St., in the 21st Ward. Or get your eyes checked while voting at Gary Rubin, M...

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DOWNTOWN — Oh, those lucky voters in a certain precinct in the 40th Ward: They once again get to cast their votes Tuesday at Let Them Eat Chocolate, 5306 N. Damen Ave.

Yet even luckier are the voters in the 32nd Ward who get to vote at Club Lucky, 1824 W. Wabansia Ave. Talk about one-stop shopping: You can vote and then either celebrate or drown your political sorrows, depending on which side wins or loses.

...Kenna had bums sleeping on the floor of his Downtown bar the Workingman's Exchange, 426 S. Clark St., named perhaps for Kenna's standard operating procedure of serving free food and drink to...

...addition to Club Lucky, voters in certain precincts can also cast votes at the Gingerman, 3740 N. Clark St., in the 44th Ward; Silvie's, 1900 W. Irving Park Road, in the 47th Ward...

...cast votes at the Gingerman, 3740 N. Clark St., in the 44th Ward; Silvie's, 1900 W. Irving Park Road, in the 47th Ward (where you can no doubt mount candidate photos on the dart...

...you can no doubt mount candidate photos on the dart boards); Guide's Sports Bar, 5544 S. Archer Ave., in the 14th Ward; City Works Sports Lounge, 3456 N. Pulaski Road, in the 30th...

...s Sports Bar, 5544 S. Archer Ave., in the 14th Ward; City Works Sports Lounge, 3456 N. Pulaski Road, in the 30th Ward; Marie's Golden Cue, 3241 W. Montrose Ave., in the 33rd...

...Works Sports Lounge, 3456 N. Pulaski Road, in the 30th Ward; Marie's Golden Cue, 3241 W. Montrose Ave., in the 33rd Ward; Lawn Lane Bowl, 6750 S. Pulaski Road, in the 13th Ward...

...Marie's Golden Cue, 3241 W. Montrose Ave., in the 33rd Ward; Lawn Lane Bowl, 6750 S. Pulaski Road, in the 13th Ward; Bluebird Lanes, 3900 W. Columbus Ave., in the 18th Ward; and...

...33rd Ward; Lawn Lane Bowl, 6750 S. Pulaski Road, in the 13th Ward; Bluebird Lanes, 3900 W. Columbus Ave., in the 18th Ward; and at Pressure Billiards and Cafe, 6318 N. Clark St., in...

...Lanes, 3900 W. Columbus Ave., in the 18th Ward; and at Pressure Billiards and Cafe, 6318 N. Clark St., in the 40th Ward...

Although the dead supposedly litter Chicago's voting rolls, the living can vote while passing through the Donnellan Funeral Home, 10525 S. Western Ave.

Interested in voting the bums out of office? Vote at the U-Haul at 4100 W. Fullerton Ave. in the 31st Ward. Or put their political hopes in stir at Life Storage, 3245 W. 30th St., in the 12th Ward, or at the old Marshall Field's warehouse at 4000 W. Diversey Ave. in the 31st Ward.

Interested in voting the bums out of office? Vote at the U-Haul at 4100 W. Fullerton Ave. in the 31st Ward. Or put their political hopes in stir at Life Storage, 3245 W. 30th St., in the 12th Ward, or at the old Marshall Field's warehouse at 4000 W. Diversey Ave. in the 31st Ward.

Interested in voting the bums out of office? Vote at the U-Haul at 4100 W. Fullerton Ave. in the 31st Ward. Or put their political hopes in stir at Life Storage, 3245 W. 30th St., in the 12th Ward, or at the old Marshall Field's warehouse at 4000 W. Diversey Ave. in the 31st Ward.

...town from any of several auto dealerships serving as polling places, from Napleton Northwestern Chrysler, 5950 N. Western Ave., in the 40th Ward, to Sam's Auto Sales, 6815 S. Western Ave., in the...

...Northwestern Chrysler, 5950 N. Western Ave., in the 40th Ward, to Sam's Auto Sales, 6815 S. Western Ave., in the 17th Ward. Or soup up your own ride while voting at Rim City...

...Or soup up your own ride while voting at Rim City and VIP Auto Sounds, 4253 W. Grand Ave., in the 26th Ward...

...they're almost not worth mentioning. Voters can do their civic duty at Marcello's, 645 W. North Ave., in the 2nd Ward; Ricobene's, 252 W. 26th St., in the 11th Ward; the...

...civic duty at Marcello's, 645 W. North Ave., in the 2nd Ward; Ricobene's, 252 W. 26th St., in the 11th Ward; the Original Pancake House, 10437 S. Western Ave., in the 19th...

...Ward; Ricobene's, 252 W. 26th St., in the 11th Ward; the Original Pancake House, 10437 S. Western Ave., in the 19th Ward; Jimmie G's Restaurant, 307 S. Kedzie Ave., in the 28th...

...Original Pancake House, 10437 S. Western Ave., in the 19th Ward; Jimmie G's Restaurant, 307 S. Kedzie Ave., in the 28th Ward; Reza's, 432 W. Ontario St., in the 42nd Ward; Metropolis...

...Ward; Jimmie G's Restaurant, 307 S. Kedzie Ave., in the 28th Ward; Reza's, 432 W. Ontario St., in the 42nd Ward; Metropolis Coffee, 1039 W. Granville Ave., in the 48th Ward; and...

...the 28th Ward; Reza's, 432 W. Ontario St., in the 42nd Ward; Metropolis Coffee, 1039 W. Granville Ave., in the 48th Ward; and at either Leona's, 6935 N. Sheridan Road, or the...

...Metropolis Coffee, 1039 W. Granville Ave., in the 48th Ward; and at either Leona's, 6935 N. Sheridan Road, or the Kizin Creole Restaurant, 2311 W. Howard St., in the 49th Ward...

...Ward; and at either Leona's, 6935 N. Sheridan Road, or the Kizin Creole Restaurant, 2311 W. Howard St., in the 49th Ward...

Look good while you vote at Delia's Beauty Salon, 2810 W. 55th St., in the 14th Ward; at the First Class Barber Shop, 3424 N. Cicero Ave., in...

...Salon, 2810 W. 55th St., in the 14th Ward; at the First Class Barber Shop, 3424 N. Cicero Ave., in the 31st Ward; or at Lena's Beauty College, 1140 W. 87th St., in...

...21st Ward. Or get your eyes checked while voting at Gary Rubin, M.D., Ophthalmologist, 7001 W. Archer Ave., in the 23rd Ward...

You can even pick up a ballot with your groceries at Treasure Island, 1526 E. 55th St., in the 5th Ward. Or vote and then blog about it at the Internet Cafe at 5311 S. Kedzie Ave. in the 14th Ward.

You can even pick up a ballot with your groceries at Treasure Island, 1526 E. 55th St., in the 5th Ward. Or vote and then blog about it at the Internet Cafe at 5311 S. Kedzie Ave. in the 14th Ward.

Talk about a bankrupt political system, you can vote at empty storefronts at 5334 S. Archer Ave., in the 14th Ward; at 4339 W. Cermak Road, in the 22nd Ward; at 339 E. Grand Ave., in the 42nd Ward; or at 2821 W. Howard St., in the 50th Ward.

Talk about a bankrupt political system, you can vote at empty storefronts at 5334 S. Archer Ave., in the 14th Ward; at 4339 W. Cermak Road, in the 22nd Ward; at 339 E. Grand Ave., in the 42nd Ward; or at 2821 W. Howard St., in the 50th Ward.

Talk about a bankrupt political system, you can vote at empty storefronts at 5334 S. Archer Ave., in the 14th Ward; at 4339 W. Cermak Road, in the 22nd Ward; at 339 E. Grand Ave., in the 42nd Ward; or at 2821 W. Howard St., in the 50th Ward.

Talk about a bankrupt political system, you can vote at empty storefronts at 5334 S. Archer Ave., in the 14th Ward; at 4339 W. Cermak Road, in the 22nd Ward; at 339 E. Grand Ave., in the 42nd Ward; or at 2821 W. Howard St., in the 50th Ward.

  • gpblight 15 Yr East Garfield Resident

    Jimmy Gs' is a teriffic place. Wings and Fries are cheap (under $3). Wed drums and thighs $1. At9pm they feed the homeless for $1. The food is really good. There is steamtable soul food.

Nov 04

Residents shoot dog that bit 5-year-old boy on South Side

It happened in the near 85th and South Vincennes Avenue about 5 p.m. Monday.

Nov 03

Chicago Gospel Legend Honored For His Commitment to the Community

...I have known Andrew Jackson for many years,” said Hall, pastor of the church, 2140 W. 79th St. He wanted to honor Jackson for his work in the gospel arena. “He is one...

Nov 03

Nov 10-15 & 17, 2014 Diabetes Awareness Week

Nov 10-15 & 17, 2014 Diabetes Awareness Week

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