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Updated 38 min ago

75 CPS schools now have tested positive for lead

Clara Barton Elementary School 7650 S Wolcott Ave 

John Harvard Elementary School of Excellence 7525 S Harvard

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2405 Linden Avenue, Baltimore, MD 01053, 41.4822, -81.6697

John J Audubon Elementary School 3500 N Hoyne Ave

Edward Beasley Elementary Magnet Academic Center 5255 S State St

Jacob Beidler Elementary School 3151 W Walnut St

James G. Blaine Elementary School 1420 W Grace St

Blair Early Childhood Center 6751 W 63rd Pl

Lorenz Brentano Math & Science Academy 2723 N Fairfield Ave

Lyman A Budlong Elementary School 2701 W Foster Ave

Burbank Elementary School 2035 N Mobile Ave

Edmond Burke Elementary School 5356 S King Dr 

Daniel R Cameron Elementary School 1234 N Monticello Ave

Carson Elementary School 5516 S Maplewood Ave

George Washington Carver Primary School 901 E 133rd Pl

Thomas Chalmers Specialty Elementary School 2745 W Roosevelt Rd

Eliza Chappell Elementary School 2135 W Foster Ave

Salmon P Chase Elementary School 2021 N Point St

Edward Coles Elementary Language Academy 8441 S Yates Blvd

Columbia Explorers Elementary Academy 4520 S Kedzie Ave

Courtenay Language Arts Center 4420 N Beacon St

Charles R Darwin Elementary School 3116 W Belden Ave 

Charles S Deneen Elementary School 7240 S Wabash Ave

Walt Disney Magnet Elementary School 4140 N Marine Dr

Disney II Magnet School 3815 N Kedvale Ave 

John B Drake Elementary School 2710 S Dearborn St

Durkin Park Elementary School 8445 S Kolin Ave

Esmond Elementary School 1865 W Montvale Ave

Edward Everett Elementary School 3419 S Bell Ave

Fairfield Elementary Academy 6201 S Fairfield Ave

Fernwood Elementary School 10041 S Union Ave

Frederick Funston Elementary School 2010 N Central Park Ave

William C. Goudy Technology Academy 5120 N Winthrop Ave

Horace Greeley Elementary School 832 W Sheridan Rd

Frank W Gunsaulus Elementary Scholastic Academy 4420 S Sacramento Ave

John H Hamline Elementary School 4747 S Bishop St 

Bret Harte Elementary School 1556 E 56th St

Robert Healy Elementary School 3010 S Parnell Ave

William G Hibbard Elementary School 3244 W Ainslie St

Charles Evans Hughes Elementary School 4247 W 15th St

Joshua D Kershaw Elementary School 6450 S Lowe Ave 

LaSalle II Magnet Elementary School 1148 N Honore St

Josephine C Locke Elementary School 2828 N Oak Park Ave

Joseph Lovett Elementary School 6333 W Bloomingdale Ave

George Manierre Elementary School 1420 N Hudson Ave 

John L Marsh Elementary School 9822 S Exchange Ave 

Arnold Mireles Elementary Academy 9000 S Exchange Ave 

Florence Nightingale Elementary School 5250 S Rockwell St

Jesse Owens Elementary Community Academy 12302 S State St

Parkside Elementary Community Academy 6938 S East End Ave 

Helen Peirce International Studies Elementary School 1423 W Bryn Mawr Ave

William Penn Elementary School 1616 S Avers Ave 

Manuel Perez Elementary School 1241 W 19th St

Josiah Pickard Elementary School 2301 W 21st Pl

Pilsen Elementary Community Academy 1420 W 17th St

Portage Park Elementary School 5330 W Berteau Ave 

Ernst Prussing Elementary School 4650 N Menard Ave

William C Reavis Math & Science Specialty Elementary School 834 E 50th St Chicago

Frank W Reilly Elementary School 3650 W School St

Washington D Smyser Elementary School 4310 N Melvina Ave

John M Smyth Elementary School 1059 W 13th St

Hannah G Solomon Elementary School 6206 N Hamlin Ave

Spencer Elementary Technology Academy 214 N Lavergne Ave

Frederick Stock Elementary School 7507 W Birchwood Ave 

Harriet Beecher Stowe Elementary School 3444 W Wabansia Ave

Mancel Talcott Elementary School 1840 W Ohio St

Henry O Tanner Elementary School 7350 S Evans Ave

Enrico Tonti Elementary School 5815 S Homan Ave

George Washington Elementary School 3611 E 114th St 

Ida B Wells Preparatory Elementary Academy 249 E 37th St

Daniel S Wentworth Elementary School 1340 W 71st St

Woodlawn Community Elementary School 6657 S Kimbark Ave

Ella Flagg Young Elementary School 1434 N Parkside Ave 

Emiliano Zapata Elementary Academy 2728 S Kostner Ave

    75 CPS schools now have tested positive for lead
    Chicago Public Schools has 75 elementary schools with amounts of lead in their drinking water that have tested above federally acceptable standards. That's about 18 percent so far of the 422 grade schools run by the city's school system. CPS released the updated numbers after 8 p.m.
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4 hours ago

Man shot in Gresham

The 23-year-old was shot in the left leg about 12:50 p.m. in the 8000 block of South Laflin, according to Chicago Police.

    Man shot in Gresham
    A man as shot in the Gresham neighborhood Friday afternoon. The 23-year-old was shot in the left leg about 12:50 p.m. in the 8000 block of South Laflin, according to Chicago Police. He was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn where his condition was stabilized, police said.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

9 hours ago

Police: 2 dead, 16 wounded in weekend shootings

A 35-year-old man was in a park about 12:25 a.m. in the 7600 block of South Racine when three males on bicycles approached, according to police. One of them pulled out a gun and shot the man in the back and left leg. He was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in serious condition.

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Ernest Hudson, 18, was shot in the head about 4:30 p.m. in the 6400 block of South Lowe, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner's office. He was taken to St. Bernard Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 4:55 p.m.

The 20-year-old was found unresponsive at 6:18 p.m. in the backyard of a residence in the 10700 block of South Edbrooke, police said. He was shot in the head and chest and pronounced dead at the scene.

A 19-year-old man was in the 3300 block of West 38th Street about 5:30 a.m. when a gray SUV pulled up and someone inside shot him twice in the back, police said. The man was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in serious condition, police said.

A 30-year-old woman was on a porch in the 1100 block of South Sacramento in North Lawndale about 4:50 a.m. when a female walked up and shot her in the foot, police said. She was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in good condition.

...Chicago neighborhood. They were standing on the sidewalk about 3:30 a.m. in the 1700 block of West 21st Street when a dark colored car drove by and someone inside opened fire. The older man...

A 29-year-old man was standing on a corner about 2 a.m. in the 6500 block of South Ashland in West Englewood when he heard gunfire and realized he'd been shot in the back, according to police. He was taken to Holy Cross Hospital, where his condition was stabilized.

About the same time, a 38-year-old man was shot in the left leg in the 6400 block of West Belmont, police said. He took himself to Community First Medical Center, where his condition was stabilized.

Five minutes earlier, a 22-year-old was walking on the sidewalk in the 10100 block of South Lowe when a male walked up and pointed a gun at him, police said. The 22...

At 12:15 a.m., a 48-year-old was walking on the sidewalk in the 1100 block of South Richmond when he heard shots and felt pain, police said. He took himself to Mount Sinai Hospital with a gunshot wound to his right arm. He was listed in good condition.

    Police: 2 dead, 16 wounded in weekend shootings
    Two people were killed and at least 16 more have been wounded in shootings across Chicago since Friday afternoon, police said. A male was killed in the weekend's first shooting Friday afternoon in the Englewood neighborhood, according to police. Ernest Hudson, 18, was shot in the head about 4:30 p.m.
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12 hours ago

Updated 11 hours ago

Police: 2 dead, 16 wounded in weekend shootings

A 35-year-old man was in a park about 12:25 a.m. in the 7600 block of South Racine when three males on bicycles approached, according to police. One of them pulled out a gun and shot the man in the back and left leg. He was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in serious condition.

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The male, whose age was not known early Saturday, was shot in the head about 4:30 p.m. in the 6400 block of South Lowe, police said. He was taken to St. Bernard Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

The 20-year-old was found unresponsive at 6:18 p.m. in the backyard of a residence in the 10700 block of South Edbrooke, police said. He was shot in the head and chest and pronounced dead at the scene.

A 19-year-old man was in the 3300 block of West 38th Street about 5:30 a.m. when a gray SUV pulled up and someone inside shot him twice in the back, police said. The man was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in serious condition, police said.

A 30-year-old woman was on a porch in the 1100 block of South Sacramento in North Lawndale about 4:50 a.m. when a female walked up and shot her in the foot, police said. She was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in good condition.

...Chicago neighborhood. They were standing on the sidewalk about 3:30 a.m. in the 1700 block of West 21st Street when a dark colored car drove by and someone inside opened fire. The older man...

A 29-year-old man was standing on a corner about 2 a.m. in the 6500 block of South Ashland in West Englewood when he heard gunfire and realized he’d been shot in the back, according to police. He was taken to Holy Cross Hospital, where his condition was stabilized.

About the same time, a 38-year-old man was shot in the left leg in the 6400 block of West Belmont, police said. He took himself to Community First Medical Center, where his condition was stabilized.

Five minutes earlier, a 22-year-old was walking on the sidewalk in the 10100 block of South Lowe when a male walked up and pointed a gun at him, police said. The 22...

At 12:15 a.m., a 48-year-old was walking on the sidewalk in the 1100 block of South Richmond when he heard shots and felt pain, police said. He took himself to Mount Sinai Hospital with a gunshot wound to his right arm. He was listed in good condition.

    Police: 2 dead, 16 wounded in weekend shootings
    Two people were killed and at least 16 more have been wounded in shootings across Chicago since Friday afternoon, police said. A male was killed in the weekend's first shooting Friday afternoon in the Englewood neighborhood, according to police. The male, whose age was not known early Saturday, was shot in the head about 4:30 p.m.
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17 hours ago

Man seriously wounded in Gresham shooting

He was in a park about 12:25 a.m. in the 7600 block of South Racine when three males on bicycles approached, according to Chicago Police. One of them pulled out a gun and shot the man in the back and left leg.

    Man seriously wounded in Gresham shooting
    A 35-year-old man was seriously wounded in a shooting early Saturday in the South Side Gresham neighborhood. He was in a park about 12:25 a.m. in the 7600 block of South Racine when three males on bicycles approached, according to Chicago Police.
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2 days ago

Updated 37 hours ago

Keep Cool: City Officials Warn Chicagoans of Extreme Heat Wave

Englewood Center – 1140 W. 79th Street, Chicago, IL 60621, open Monday – Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Garfield Center – 10 S. Kedzie Ave., Chicago, IL 60612, open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

King Center – 4314 S. Cottage Grove, Chicago, IL 60653, open Monday – Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

North Area Center – 845 W. Wilson Ave., Chicago, IL 60640, open Monday – Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

South Chicago Center – 8650 S. Commercial Ave., Chicago, IL 60617, open Monday – Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Trina Davila Center – 4312 W. North Ave., Chicago, IL 60639, open Monday – Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    Keep Cool: City Officials Warn Chicagoans of Extreme Heat Wave
    Temperature Expected to Hit 95 Degrees on Thursday and Friday with Heat Index of 106 Degrees With an Excessive Heat Warning in effect Thursday and Friday and increasingly hot weather continuing on Saturday, the Office of Emergency Management and Communications (OEMC) and other City agencies remind residents and visitors to stay informed about weather-related conditions, know what precautions to take and where to go to get relief from the heat.
    http://chicagodefender.com

43 hours ago

Chicago Weather: Excessive Heat Warning in effect; cooling centers open

1140 W. 79th Street

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The Garfield Center, located at 10 S. Kedzie, is available 24-hours a day, seven days a week to connect residents to emergency shelter. Residents are advised to contact the cooling center they plan to visit ahead of time to make sure it is open.

Oak Park, 130 S. Oak Park Ave., Oak Park;

    Excessive Heat Warning in effect, thunderstorms move through area
    Isolated thunderstorms offered some temporary relief on what was forecast to be the hottest day of a heat wave impacting the Chicago area. A Severe Thunderstorm Warning is in effect for Boone, Lake and McHenry counties in Illinois until 8 p.m.
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2 days ago

South Side Teens Participate in ComEd's 2016 STEM IceBox Derby, For Girls Only!

South Side Teens Participate in ComEd's 2016 STEM IceBox Derby, For Girls Only!

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2 days ago

Chicago Weather: Excessive Heat Warning in effect; cooling centers open

1140 W. 79th Street

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The Garfield Center, located at 10 S. Kedzie, is available 24-hours a day, seven days a week to connect residents to emergency shelter. Residents are advised to contact the cooling center they plan to visit ahead of time to make sure it is open.

4314 S. Cottage Grove

845 W. Wilson Ave.

8650 S. Commercial Ave.

4312 W. North Ave.

Oak Park, 130 S. Oak Park Ave., Oak Park;

    Chicago Weather: Excessive Heat Warning in effect
    Thursday will be the hottest day of a heat wave headed for the Chicago area. An Excessive Heat Warning for northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin and a Heat Advisory for northern Indiana and southwest Michigan will be in effect from 12 p.m. Thursday to 7 p.m. Friday, the National Weather Service said.
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2 days ago

Where Are Chicago's Cooling Centers? Check Out This List To Beat The Heat

• Englewood Center, 1140 W. 79th St.

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• Garfield Center, 10 S. Kedzie Ave.

• King Center, 4314 S. Cottage Grove Ave.

• North Area Center, 845 W. Wilson Ave.

• South Chicago Center, 8650 S. Commercial Ave.

• Trina Davila Center, 4312 W. North Ave.

    Where Are Chicago's Cooling Centers? Check Out This List To Beat The Heat
    CHICAGO - A heat wave will hit the city starting Thursday, making it feel as hot as 110 degrees at times. The heat wave is expected to last until Saturday. The city - including the Chicago Police - will be working to help people stay safe in the heat.
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3 days ago

Dangerous heat wave rolling into Chicago area, forecasters warn

Englewood Center, 1140 W. 79th St.

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Garfield Center, 10 S. Kedzie Ave.

King Center, 4314 S. Cottage Grove Ave.

North Area Center, 845 W. Wilson Ave.;

South Chicago Center, 8650 S. Commercial Ave.;

Trina Davila Center, 4312 W. North Ave.

Oak Park Township, 130 S. Oak Park Ave.; 8 a.m.-2 p.m. weekdays, for ages 60 and over; 708-383-8060

    Dangerous heat wave rolling into Chicago area, forecasters warn
    High temperatures and high humidity are on the horizon for the Chicago area and forecasters warn the combination could result in dangerous conditions this weekend. The National Weather Service predicts temperatures in the mid 90s, with a heat index of up to 115.
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3 days ago

Cooling Centers Offered in Chicago During Extreme Heat

1140 W. 79th Street

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The Garfield Center, located at 10 S. Kedzie, is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to connect residents to emergency shelter.

4314 S. Cottage Grove

845 W. Wilson Ave.

8650 S. Commercial Ave.

4312 W. North Ave.

2753 W. North Avenue

5050 N. Broadway, 4th Floor, Suite 400

1642 W. 59TH ST

915 EAST 63RD STREET

8001 S. Cottage Grove

831 WEST 119TH STREET

    Cooling Centers Offered in Chicago During Extreme Heat
    CHICAGO, IL - The National Weather Service has issued an extreme heat watch for the Chicago area effective from Thursday afternoon through Friday evening. Air temperatures may feel as high as 115 degrees. Chicago residents are asked to check on relatives, neighbors and friends.
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5 days ago

National Night Out With 6th District!

1440 W. 84th Street

    National Night Out With 6th District! - Greater Auburn-Gresham Development Corporation
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5 days ago

Police warn about Auburn Gresham robberies

at 4:29 a.m. July 9 in the 1500 block of West 79th Street;

about 2:45 a.m. July 5 in the 1000 block of West 80th Street;

about 3:25 a.m. June 19 in the 7900 block of South Racine;

about 1:30 a.m. June 16 in the 7900 block of South Justine;

about 3:15 p.m. and 3:20 p.m. June 12 in the 7800 block of South Racine; and

about 3:30 p.m. June 9 in the 7700 block of South Loomis.

    Police warn about Auburn Gresham robberies
    Police are warning about a recent string of robberies in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood on the South Side. In each robbery, between one and six people displayed guns and demanded property or used force to take property without a weapon, according to a community alert from Chicago Police.
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5 days ago

7 Dead, 55 Wounded In Weekend Gun Violence, Police Say

He was standing in the 800 block of West 76th Street at 10:10 a.m. when a car pulled up and someone inside opened fire, striking him in the shoulder, police said. The man was taken to Stroger Hospital in good condition, police said.

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The men were in the 3300 block of West Flournoy Street at 11:05 p.m. when they were shot. The 33-year-old was shot in both hips and the 37-year-old man was struck in his left leg, police said. Both went to Mount Sinai Hospital, where they were "stable," police said. 

He was in the 7400 block of South Kimbark Avenue at 8:30 p.m. when he was shot in both hips, police said, and was taken to Stroger Hospital in serious condition.

He was on a front porch in the 4300 block of West Grenshaw Street at 5:35 p.m. Sunday when a dark-colored minivan pulled up and someone inside fired a gun, police said. The man was grazed in his head and got himself to Mount Sinai Hospital in good condition.

They were in the 200 block of West 59th Street at about 3:15 p.m. Sunday when shots rang out, police said. The 24-year-old was struck in his left leg and the 23-year-old was struck in his right leg, police said.

    7 Dead, 55 Wounded In Weekend Gun Violence, Police Say
    CHICAGO - Weekend shootings left seven people dead and 55 others wounded since Friday afternoon, according to police. Three people were killed and 14 were wounded since Sunday, police said. Of the 17 shot Sunday, 11 were in West Side neighborhoods, including six shot in Austin, according to police.
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6 days ago

5 Killed, 42 Wounded In Chicago Weekend Gun Violence

...a 21-year-old man in the leg and groin as he walked in the 8100 block of South Normal, police said. He was taken in serious condition to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn...

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About 4:45 a.m., Raygene Jackson got into a fight with someone who then pulled out a gun and shot him in the back of the head in the 4500 block of West Maypole, authorities said.

Jackson was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he died at 1:07 p.m., authorities said. He lived in the 1200 block of South Kildare.

They were walking in an alley about 12:50 a.m. in the 4700 block of South Ellis when a red minivan pulled up and someone inside opened fire, according to Chicago Police.

Officers responding to a call of a person on the ground about 11 p.m. in the 5100 block of South Calumet found a 23-year-old man lying in a vacant lot. He was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

A 19-year-old man was driving in the 4900 block of West Augusta about 8:45 p.m. when shots rang out and he suffered three gunshot wounds to the shoulder and side. He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

    5 Killed, 42 Wounded In Chicago Weekend Gun Violence
    Five people were killed and at least 42 more have been wounded in shootings across the city since Friday evening, according to Chicago Police. The weekend's latest homicide happened Sunday morning in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side. Officers responded at 11:25 a.m.
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6 days ago

Man shot by motorcyclist in West Chatham

About 2:30 p.m., he was walking in the 8100 block of South Normal when someone riding a motorcycle opened fire, according to Chicago Police.

    Man shot by motorcyclist in West Chatham
    A 21-year-old man was shot and seriously wounded in the West Chatham neighborhood Sunday afternoon on the South Side. About 2:30 p.m., he was walking in the 8100 block of South Normal when someone riding a motorcycle opened fire, according to Chicago Police.
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6 days ago

1 shot on South Side

Just after 10 a.m., he was standing on a corner in the 800 block of West 76th Street when a vehicle pulled up and someone inside it shot him in the shoulder, according to Chicago Police.

    1 shot on South Side
    A 27-year-old man was shot in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood Sunday morning on the South Side. Just after 10 a.m., he was standing on a corner in the 800 block of West 76th Street when a vehicle pulled up and someone inside it shot him in the shoulder, according to Chicago Police.
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6 days ago

Man shot, seriously wounded in Gresham

About 2:10 a.m., the 25-year-old was getting into the passenger side of a vehicle parked in the 8700 block of South Morgan when another car pulled up and someone inside opened fire, according to Chicago Police.

    Man shot, seriously wounded in Gresham
    A man was shot and seriously wounded early Sunday in the Gresham neighborhood on the South Side. About 2:10 a.m., the 25-year-old was getting into the passenger side of a vehicle parked in the 8700 block of South Morgan when another car pulled up and someone inside opened fire, according to Chicago Police.
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Jul 16

'Love Fest' event seeks to curb gun violence in Chicago

...was held in the parking lot of the Kiddie Kottage Daycare at the corner of 87th and Damen Avenue, is the brainchild of the owners - sisters Phyllis Murray and Gwendolyn Martin."We just want...

    'Love Fest' event seeks to curb gun violence in Chicago
    The inaugural "Love Fest" event was held Saturday afternoon in the city's Gresham neighborhood with hopes to promote peace and safety from gun violence in Chicago communities. The event, which was held in the parking lot of the Kiddie Kottage Daycare at the corner of 87th and Damen Avenue, is the brainchild of the owners - sisters Phyllis Murray and Gwendolyn Martin.
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Jul 16

Police warn businesses of armed robberies on South Side

The incidents happened about 3 p.m. June 7 in the 100 block of East 75th Street and at 10:48 a.m. June 8 in the 700 block of West 79th Street, police said.

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The incidents happened about 3 p.m. June 7 in the 100 block of East 75th Street and at 10:48 a.m. June 8 in the 700 block of West 79th Street, police said.

    Police warn businesses of armed robberies on South Side
    Chicago Police are warning businesses of two armed robberies in the South Side Auburn Gresham and Greater Grand Crossing neighborhoods. Two women walked into businesses, attempted to steal merchandise, according to a community alert from police. When an employee confronted them, they threatened or sprayed the employee with pepper spray.
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Jul 15

Asadah Kirkland Presents Inaugural "Soulful Chicago Book Fair" July 16!

Asadah Kirkland Presents Inaugural "Soulful Chicago Book Fair" July 16!

    Asadah Kirkland Presents Inaugural "Soulful Chicago Book Fair" July 16! - Auburn Gresham Portal
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Jul 15

Robberies of women reported in Gresham

...Police.The first robbery occurred in the early evening hours of June 19 in the 8400 block of South Ashland, police said. The second happened in the 8400 block of South Loomis on June 23...

...19 in the 8400 block of South Ashland, police said. The second happened in the 8400 block of South Loomis on June 23 in the early afternoon.The suspects were described as a group of...

    Robberies of women reported in Gresham
    Police are warning residents about a pair of robberies reported last month in the Gresham neighborhood on the South Side. In each incident, a group of men approached a female victim, punched her in the face, and then stole her belongings, according to a community alert from Chicago Police.
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Jul 15

Police warn about garage burglaries in Gresham District

Between the evening of June 13 and midday June 14 in the 2000 block of West 79th Place;

In the early morning June 14 in the 7700 block of South Winchester;

In the early morning June 14 in the 8600 block of South Damen;

In the evening June 16 in the 7900 block of South Wolcott;

In the late evening June 20 and early morning June 21 in the 8200 block of South Hermitage;

In the evening June 21 in the 1700 block of West 83rd Street;

In the late evening June 22 in the 8200 block of South May;

In the morning June 26 in the 7700 block of South Seeley;

Between the early afternoon of June 28 and the morning of June 29 in the 7800 block of South Hamilton;

In the early morning June 29 in the 8400 block of South Hoyne; and

In the early morning June 29 in the 8400 block of South Winchester.

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In the early morning June 16 in the 7900 block of South Princeton;

Between June 17 and 19 in the 7900 block of South Yates;

In the early afternoon June 21 in the 8000 block of South Yale;

In the early morning June 23 in the 7900 block of South Yale;

    Police warn about garage burglaries in Gresham District
    Police are warning about a string of garage burglaries last month throughout the South Side Gresham District. In many of the burglaries, the suspect forced the garage door open with a pry tool and took lawn care items, tools and bicycles, police said in a community alert from the Sixth District.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

Jul 15

Mike Butler, Man Who Dyed Chicago River, Passes Away

Butler has roots on Chicago's South Side. He grew up in St. Kilian’s parish near 87th and Ashland. Both his parents came to the United States from Ireland.

    Mike Butler, Man Who Dyed Chicago River, Passes Away
    Chicago, IL - The man behind dying the Chicago River green in The Loop for St. Patrick's Day ever year has died. Mike Butler began the tradition in 1962 and has led the effort to dye the Chicago River ever since. He died Tuesday of pneumonia, according to the Chicago Sun-Times.
    http://patch.com

Jul 15

Robberies of women reported in Gresham

The first robbery occurred in the early evening hours of June 19 in the 8400 block of South Ashland, police said. The second happened in the 8400 block of South Loomis on June 23 in the early afternoon.

The first robbery occurred in the early evening hours of June 19 in the 8400 block of South Ashland, police said. The second happened in the 8400 block of South Loomis on June 23 in the early afternoon.

    Robberies of women reported in Gresham
    Police are warning residents about a pair of robberies reported last month in the Gresham neighborhood on the South Side. In each incident, a group of men approached a female victim, punched her in the face, and then stole her belongings, according to a community alert from Chicago Police.
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Jul 15

Chicago River dye-er Michael L. Butler is dead at 81

Mr. Butler grew up near 87th and Ashland in St. Kilian’s parish, said another daughter, Michelle Butler-Mingey. His mother was from Roscrea, County Tipperary, and his father from County Kerry. He went to Leo High School and Loyola University, where he earned a master’s degree in political science.

    Chicago River dye-er Michael L. Butler is dead at 81
    A Green Giant is gone. Mike Butler, who would dye the Chicago River green each St. Patrick's Day, has died. Mr. Butler, stricken with dementia, died Tuesday of pneumonia, his family said. He was 81. For three generations and more than half a century, every St.
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Jul 14

Global Explorers Kids at Foster

Global Explorers Kids at Foster

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Jul 14

Missing 25-year-old man last seen in Auburn Gresham in May

Paris Prince was last seen May 9 in the 1100 block of West 79th Street, according to a missing person alert from Chicago Police.

    Missing 25-year-old man last seen in Auburn Gresham in May
    Police are searching for a 25-year-old man who was last seen more than two months ago in the South Side Auburn Gresham neighborhood. Paris Prince was last seen May 9 in the 1100 block of West 79th Street, according to a missing person alert from Chicago Police.
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Jul 13

Small Business Bootcamp July 30, 2016

Small Business Bootcamp July 30, 2016

    Small Business Bootcamp July 30, 2016 - Auburn Gresham Portal
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Jul 13

Application Now Open To Coach One Million Degrees Scholars

Application Now Open To Coach One Million Degrees Scholars

    Application Now Open To Coach One Million Degrees Scholars
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Jul 11

The Lorax, Thelma & Louise, and more outdoor film screenings in Chicago this week

Ant-Man Fri 7/15, 8:15 PM, O'Hallaren Park, 8335 S. Honore, 312-747-6573, chicagoparkdistrict.com.

War Room Sat 7/16, 8:15 PM, Dawes Park, 8052 S. Damen, 312-747-6108, chicagoparkdistrict.com.

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Pacific Rim Mon 7/11, 8:30 PM, Hoyne Playground Park, 3417 S. Hamilton, 312-747-6184, chicagoparkdistrict.com.

Thelma & Louise Tue 7/12, 6:30 PM, Millennium Park, 201 E. Randolph, 312-742-1168, cityofchicago.org.

The Intern Tue 7/12, 8:30 PM, Montgomery Ward Park, 630 N. Kingsbury, 312-742-7895, chicagoparkdistrict.com.

Minions Tue 7/12, 8:30 PM, Daniel Webster Park, 1401 S. Indiana, 312-328-0821, chicagoparkdistrict.com.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Wed 7/13, 8:15 PM, Ken-Well Park, 2945 N. Kenosha, 773-685-3348, chicagoparkdistrict.com.

No Kids Argentine comedy in which a divorced father hides his 9-year-old daughter from his new child-free girlfriend. Wed 7/13, 8:30 PM, Piotrowski Park, 4247 W. 31st, 312-745-4801, chicagoparkdistrict.com.

Jurassic World Wed 7/13, 8:30 PM, Touhy-Herbert Park, 2106 W. Adams, 312-745-5560, chicagoparkdistrict.com.

The Hands of Orlac In this installment of Comfort Station's "Silent Films and Loud Music" series, the White City Rippers play a live score alongside the 1924 science-fiction film. Wed 7/13, 8:30 PM, Comfort Station, 2579 N. Milwaukee, comfortstationlogansquare.org.

Teen Wolf Thu 7/14, 8:25 PM, Chase Park, 4701 N. Ashland, 312-742-7518, chicagoparkdistrict.com.

Hotel Transylvania 2 Thu 7/14, 8:25 PM, Portage Park, 4100 N. Long, 773-685-7235, chicagoparkdistrict.com.

Despicable Me 2 Thu 7/14, 8:30 PM, LaFollette Park, 1333 N. Laramie, 773-287-0541, chicagoparkdistrict.com.

The Goonies Thu 7/14, 8:30 PM, Smith Park, 2526 W. Grand, 312-742-7534, chicagoparkdistrict.com.

Jurassic World Fri 7/15, 8:15 PM, Ping Tom Memorial Park, 1700 S. Wentworth, 312-225-3121, chicagoparkdistrict.com.

Grease Fri 7/15, 8:30 PM, Independence Park, 3945 N. Springfield, 773-478-3538, chicagoparkdistrict.com.

Inside Out Fri 7/15, 8:30 PM, Maplewood Park, 1640 N. Maplewood, 312-742-0041, chicagoparkdistrict.com.

Minions Fri 7/15, 8:30 PM, Mayfair Park, 4550 W. Sunnyside, 773-685-3361, chicagoparkdistrict.com.

Imagine That Sat 7/16, 8:15 PM, Washington Park, 5531 S. Martin Luther King, 773-256-1248, chicagoparkdistrict.com.

Spare Parts Sat 7/16, 8:15 PM, Langley Playlot Park, 11255 S. Langley, 312-747-6576, chicagoparkdistrict.com.

Inside Out Sat 7/16, 8:15 PM, Loyola Park, 1230 W. Greenleaf, 773-262-8605, chicagoparkdistrict.com.

The Lego Movie Sat 7/16, 9 PM, Horner Park, 2741 W. Montrose, 773-478-3499, chicagoparkdistrict.com.

Ferris Bueller's Day Off Sun 7/17, 8:15 PM, Hiawatha Park, 8029 W. Forest Preserve, 312-746-5559, chicagoparkdistrict.com.

Jurassic World Sun 7/17, 8:15 PM, Jonquil Park, 1001 W. Wrightwood, 312-742-7816, chicagoparkdistrict.com.

    The Lorax, Thelma & Louise, and more outdoor film screenings in Chicago this week
    click to enlarge To help you keep track of the alfresco entertainment this summer, here's a roundup of 32 free films playing this week: No Kids Argentine comedy in which a divorced father hides his 9-year-old daughter from his new child-free girlfriend. Wed 7/13, 8:30 PM, Piotrowski Park, 4247 W.
    http://www.chicagoreader.com

Jul 09

NY Pizza Comes Here / Huge Slip-and-Slide / Free Building / Dollar Store Tragedy

The 30-year-old man was shot at close range when a shoplifter fled the store at 79th and Ashland on Tuesday.

    NY Pizza Comes Here / Huge Slip-and-Slide / Free Building / Dollar Store Tragedy
    Anti-Abortion Rally Planned in Lincoln Park Monday Pro-life group plans to share graphic images of aborted fetuses on one street corner in the neighborhood. Giant Slip-and-Slide Comes to Montrose Beach This Month Company to construct largest slip-and-slide in city history, for one day only.
    http://patch.com

Jul 08

Join us for the Big Band rhythms of Soundmine...

Join us for the Big Band rhythms of Soundmine Merchants at Dawes Park (8052 S. Damen Ave.) on July 9 from 5-7pm.


Jul 07

Updated Jul 08

Police Release Photos Of Man Wanted in Killing of Family Dollar Manager

On Tuesday, manager Jquinn McCune was shot and killed while trying to stop a shoplifter at the store in the 7900 block of South Ashland Avenue, police said. Images of that man were caught on surveillance photos.

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Police also released surveillance photos of a man who they said robbed a store in the 7300 block of South Ashland Avenue at gunpoint on June 15.

    Police Release Photos Of Man Wanted in Killing of Family Dollar Manager
    CHICAGO - Police have released photos of men they say were involved in a shooting death at a Family Dollar store in Auburn Gresham and a separate armed robbery. On Tuesday, manager Jquinn McCune was shot and killed while trying to stop a shoplifter at the store in the 7900 block of South Ashland Avenue, police said.
    https://www.dnainfo.com

  • HPsince1960

    Where is the public outrage and people flooding the streets like when a policeman shoots a black person? When does black lives matter? It seems to only imply to policeman shootings.

Jul 08

Actor Nick Cannon, NFL Player J’Marcus Webb to Join Chicago Peace March

St. Sabina Catholic Church’s peace walk will kick off at 7 p.m., led by Rev. Michael Pfleger from the Auburn-Gresham neighborhood church at 1210 W. 78th Pl.

    Actor Nick Cannon, NFL Player J'Marcus Webb to Join Chicago Peace March
    Actor Nick Cannon and NFL player J'Marcus Webb will come to Chicago Friday to join community activists and religious leaders in a march for peace. St. Sabina Catholic Church's peace walk will kick off at 7 p.m., led by Rev. Michael Pfleger from the Auburn-Gresham neighborhood church at 1210 W.
    http://www.nbcchicago.com

Jul 07

Encuentran a hombre muerto en una residencia

JQuinn McCune, de 30 años, fue baleado a muerte después de enfrentarse a uno de los hombres en el interior de su tienda en la cuadra 7900 S. Ashland Ave. el martes.

    Encuentran a hombre muerto en una residencia
    PARK FOREST - La Policía de Park Forest investiga la muerte de una persona encontrada en el interior de una residencia esta mañana es un suburbio del sur. La persona, un hombre cuya edad no estuvo disponible, fue descubrieron aproximadamente a las 5:55 a.m.
    http://www.vivelohoy.com

Jul 07

Buscan a dos sospechosos de robo múltiple, balaceras y asesinato

JQuinn McCune, de 30 años, fue baleado a muerte después de enfrentarse a uno de los hombres en el interior de su tienda en la cuadra 7900 S. Ashland Ave. el martes.

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Aproximadamente 5 minutos después, los dos hombres —quienes condujeron el auto robado— balearon a un hombre de 24 años en la cuadra 8400 S. Mackinaw Ave., según la Policía.

Veinte minutos después, aproximadamente a las 7:50 a.m., los dos sospechosos estuvieron involucrados en un accidente del cual huyeron en la cuadra 5700 S. Lake Shore Dr., dijo la Policía.

Ambos hombres continuaron su camino a Summit, donde robaron una gasolinera a punta de pistola en la cuadra 5300 S. Harlem Ave., aproximadamente a las 8:35 a.m., según la Policía.

Quince minutos más tarde, aproximadamente a las 8:50 a.m., robaron en otra gasolinera a 10 cuadras al sur en la cuadra 7200 W. 63rd St. En ese momento, uno de los hombres baleó y mató al cajero, según la Policía.

    Buscan a dos sospechosos de robo múltiple, balaceras y asesinato
    CHICAGO - La Policía busca a dos hombres quienes crearon altercados durante 90 minutos el miércoles al robar un auto, balear a su propietario, balear a otro hombre, colisionar contra un vehículo en Lake Shore Drive, robar en una gasolinera en Summit y matar a un cajero en otra gasolinera en ese suburbio del suroeste.
    http://www.vivelohoy.com

Jul 07

Rutina en el barrio: Buscar una pistola en el bote de basura tras una balacera

JQuinn McCune, de 30 años, fue baleado a muerte después de enfrentarse a uno de los hombres en el interior de su tienda en la cuadra 7900 S. Ashland Ave. el martes.

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Un detective de la Policía de Chicago interroga a un vecino cerca de una balacera doble en la cuadra 300 W. 106th St. ayer donde un hombre de 25 años falleció y otro de 43 resultó gravemente herido. ALEXANDRA CHACHKEVITCH/CHICAGO TRIBUNE

    Rutina en el barrio: Buscar una pistola en el bote de basura tras una balacera
    CHICAGO - Michael Williams rebuscaba en el bote de basura de su jardín trasero y usaba su teléfono celular para alumbrar. No hay ninguna pistola. Pero tenía que comprobarlo. Williams, un guardia de seguridad, imaginó que quien fuera que abrió fuego en el callejón a dos casas de la suya pudo haber tirado la pistola en su bote de basura.
    http://www.vivelohoy.com

Jul 07

Imágenes de los sospechosos en la muerte de gerente de Family Dollar

JQuinn McCune, de 30 años, fue baleado a muerte después de enfrentarse a uno de los hombres en el interior de su tienda en la cuadra 7900 S. Ashland Ave. el martes.

    Imágenes de los sospechosos en la muerte de gerente de Family Dollar
    CHICAGO - La Policía de Chicago publicó fotografías de dos hombres que se buscan en conexión con la muerte de un gerente de un establecimiento Family Dollar y dijo que también son sospechosos de robo armado en otra tienda de esa misma cadena, aproximadamente a seis cuadras de distancia el mes pasado.
    http://www.vivelohoy.com

Jul 07

Chicago police seek 2 men in Family Dollar killing

1604-1629 W. 79th St.

    Chicago police seek 2 men in Family Dollar killing
    Chicago police want the public's help in identifying and capturing the two men in these pictures; they are believed responsible for killing the manager of the Family Dollar store at 79th and Ashland tuesday. They are also believed responsible for an armed robbery June 15th at a store on Ashland about a mile north of the Family Dollar.
    http://wgntv.com

Jul 07

Police release photo of dollar store fatal shooting suspects

...5:30 p.m. Tuesday, JQuinn McCune, 30, was working at a store in the 7900-block of South Ashland Avenue when he tried to stop someone from shoplifting. The offender then shot him in the...

    Police release photo of dollar store fatal shooting suspects
    Chicago police have released surveillance photos from the dollar store where a clerk was shot to death on Tuesday. Investigators now say there are two suspects, not one. The manager of a Family Dollar near 79th and Ashland was shot when he tried to stop the men from shoplifting.
    http://abc7chicago.com

Jul 07

Man grazed in Auburn Gresham shooting

The 26-year-old suffered a graze wound to head about 12:40 a.m. in the 8000 block of South Marshfield, according to Chicago Police.

    Man grazed in Auburn Gresham shooting
    A man was grazed by a bullet in a shooting early Thursday in the South Side Auburn Gresham neighborhood. The 26-year-old suffered a graze wound to head about 12:40 a.m. in the 8000 block of South Marshfield, according to Chicago Police. He took himself to Provident Hospital, where his condition was stabilized, police said.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

Jul 07

Police Seek 2 Suspects In Fatal Shooting Of Family Dollar Manager

JQuinn McCune, 30, was working at the store in the 7900 block of South Ashland in the Gresham neighborhood when he saw someone inside stealing items about 5 p.m. July 5, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

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The same men are wanted for an armed robbery about 7:10 p.m. June 15 at a store in the 7300 block of South Ashland in Englewood, police said. In both incidents, the man with the gun had white cloth or gauze over his left eye.

    Police Seek 2 Suspects In Fatal Shooting Of Family Dollar Manager
    CHICAGO (STMW) - Police have released surveillance images of two men wanted for the shooting death of a Family Dollar manager earlier this week and the armed robbery of a store last month on the South Side.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

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