40 hours ago

The [Tuesday] Papers

"Tina Hunt had gone to the Cook County criminal courthouse at 26th Street and California Avenue to attend her son's court appearance in November 2013 when she found herself in a dispute with sheriff's deputies," Steve Schmadeke reports for the Tribune.

    The [Tuesday] Papers
    "Tina Hunt had gone to the Cook County criminal courthouse at 26th Street and California Avenue to attend her son's court appearance in November 2013 when she found herself in a dispute with sheriff's deputies," Steve Schmadeke reports for the Tribune.
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2 days ago

Woman faces mandatory 6 years in prison for kicking deputy on shin

Tina Hunt had gone to the Cook County criminal courthouse at 26th Street and California Avenue to attend her son's court appearance in November 2013 when she found herself in a dispute with sheriff's deputies.

    Woman faces mandatory 6 years in prison for kicking deputy on shin
    Tina Hunt had gone to the Cook County criminal courthouse at 26th Street and California Avenue to attend her son's court appearance in November 2013 when she found herself in a dispute with sheriff's deputies. After she was taken into custody, a sheriff's deputy charged that she kicked him in the shin during a struggle in a lockup at the Leighton Criminal Court Building.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Jan 12

Updated 3 days ago

1 dead, 4 wounded in shooting attacks on South, West sides

A 19-year-old man was shot in 3100 block of South Kedvale Avenue in the Little Village neighborhood about 5:15 p.m., said Officer Michelle Tannehil, a...

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...shot in the Wentworth Gardens neighborhood Monday night, police said. The three were in the 3800 block of South Wells Street when they were shot just before 9 p.m., said Officer Michelle Tannehill, a Chicago...

...said Officer Michelle Tannehill, a Chicago police spokeswoman. The closest actual street address is the 3800 block of South Princeton Avenue, according to multiple maps of the area. Two suffered graze wounds and one was shot...

    4 wounded in shooting attacks on South, West sides
    At least four people have been shot on the South and West sides Monday evening, police said. Three people were shot in the Wentworth Gardens neighborhood Monday night, police said. The three were in the 3800 block of South Wells Street when they were shot just before 9 p.m., said Officer Michelle Tannehill, a Chicago police spokeswoman.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

  • Uptown Capitalist

    Sounds like you have some theories.

  • r i s k born== raised ==and stayin in pilsen

    see its not that interesting when the shooting is between them
    and someone else ,, no drama ,,, no stories on t v ,, no video's to watch over and over,,, but when the police do it ,,, wow ... there;s news
    did i missed the bus again ,,, i thought all life;s matter ,,,

3 days ago

Hombre baleado en La Villita

El hombre, quien no fue identificado, fue herido a las 3:05 a.m. del domingo en la cuadra 4300 W. 27th St., por un desconocido que primero lo siguió y huyó tras balearlo.

    Hombre baleado en La Villita
    CHICAGO - Un hombre de 38 años fue tiroteado en La Villita y se convirtió en uno de nueve baleados entre el sábado por la mañana y el domingo por la madrugada en Chicago. El hombre, quien no fue identificado, fue herido a las 3:05 a.m. del domingo en la cuadra 4300 W.
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4 days ago

$2 million bail set for man accused of stabbing young relative in head

The responding officers were able to get Victor H. Rico, 26, to drop the knife at his family home in the 2700 block of South Trumbull Avenue early Friday morning, according to police and Cook County prosecutors.

    Man accused of stabbing girl in domestic-related incident
    A 26-year-old man was charged after being accused of stabbing a girl in the head Friday in the city's Little Village neighborhood on the Southwest Side. Victor Rico, of the 2700 block of South Trumbull Avenue, was charged with aggravated battery causing bodily harm, aggravated unlawful restraint,...
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6 days ago

Girl hurt after domestic-related stabbing in Little Village

The girl, who was only described as a "female juvenile," was inside a home in the 2700 block of South Trumbull Avenue when she was stabbed by a known attacker, said Officer Ron Gaines, a Chicago police spokesman.

    Girl hurt after domestic-related stabbing in Little Village
    A girl was seriously hurt early Friday morning after she was stabbed in a domestic-related incident in the Little Village neighborhood on the West Side, police said. The girl, who was only described as a "female juvenile," was inside a home in the 2700 block of South Trumbull Avenue when she was...
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Feb 03

Superan barreras para triunfar

El programa “Superando Barreras para Triunfar” de la Universidad Popular, 2801 S. Hamlin Ave., en Chicago, en La Villita, persigue captar personas con alguna discapacidad emocional, física o...

    Superan barreras para triunfar
    CHICAGO - Carolina Esparza tiene 35 años y padece fobia social, es decir, tiene miedo a hablar y tratar con quienes la rodean, pero poco a poco lo supera gracias al programa "Superando Barreras Para Triunfar", de la Universidad Popular.
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Feb 01

Lost Dogs Illinois added a new photo to the a...

Is This Your Lost Dog? #Chicago #IL #UniversityVillage #LittleItaly (2400 block of S Washtenaw) Male Chihuahua.Black/White Call 773-636-3245 Email Chisoxgal5@gmail.com to identify. This...


Feb 01

Enero, el mes más violento en años en Chicago

Policías de Chicago investigan una balacera en la cuadra 3000 S. Kedvale Ave., en donde una persona falleció. TERRENCE ANTONIO JAMES/CHICAGO TRIBUNE

    Enero, el mes más violento en años en Chicago
    CHICAGO - Dos horas después del 2016, DeAndre Holiday, de 24 años, se convirtió en la primera víctima fatal de la violencia en Chicago, tras ser muerto a tiros al salir de una fiesta de fin de año en el barrio de Bronzeville, según el diario Chicago Tribune.
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Feb 01

14-Year-Old Boy Missing From Little Village For Three Weeks

Jesus Gonzalez was last seen at his home in the 2400 block of South Pulaski on Jan. 9, according to a missing person alert from Chicago Police.

    14-Year-Old Boy Missing From Little Village For Three Weeks
    (STMW) - Police are searching for a 14-year-old boy who has been missing from the Southwest Side Little Village neighborhood for more than three weeks. Jesus Gonzalez was last seen at his home in the 2400 block of South Pulaski on Jan. 9, according to a missing person alert from Chicago Police.
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Jan 30

Cook County sheriff announces jail consolidation

Dart said Friday he'll start closing Division 1 of the jail campus at 27th Street and California Avenue on Feb. 8. It's a maximum-security building and the oldest on the campus, opened in 1929. The inmates there will be spread among the remaining buildings.

    Cook County sheriff announces jail consolidation
    Cook County Sheriff Thomas Dart will be closing its oldest jail building on the South Side of Chicago while placing all female inmates in one renovated building. Dart said Friday he'll start closing Division 1 of the jail campus at 27th Street and California Avenue on Feb. 8.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

Jan 29

Southwest Side Holds Water Fundraiser for Undocumented Flint Residents

College of DuPage Latino Outreach Center: 2252 S. Marshall Blvd., Room 2225P, Chicago

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Four donation locations have been set around the Chicago area, including the Pilsen Alliance, located at 1744 W. 18th St.

    Southwest Side Holds Water Fundraiser for Undocumented Flint Residents
    Chicagoans dropped off caseloads of bottled water to the city's Southwest Side Thursday in an effort to help some Flint, Michigan residents who are too scared to ask for clean water. For a time, officials were asking people to show identification to receive clean water, according to Lady Victoria Arteaga with Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in Flint.
    http://www.nbcchicago.com

Jan 28

‘Congelan’ consolidación de escuelas

...quien se identificó como miembro del Concilio Escolar Local de la escuela elemental Telpochcalli School, 2400 S. Marshall Blvd. y de la secundaria Spry Community Links, expresó a diario Hoy el jueves, que durante...

...su plan de consolidar Spry en el edificio de la escuela elemental Saucedo Scholastic Academy,  2850 W. 24th Blvd, la cual ya comparte espacio con Telpochcalli...

    'Congelan' consolidación de escuelas
    CHICAGO- Con cautela, padres y maestros tomaron la decisión de las Escuelas Públicas de Chicago (CPS) de aplazar su propuesta de consolidar una secundaria en el edificio de una escuela elemental en el barrio de La Villita, en un esfuerzo por reducir gastos, según indicó una portavoz de esa comunidad escolar.
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Jan 28

Men arrested after high speed chase due in bond court

...near Roosevelt and Homan. Police say the chase began with an armed robbery in the 2600-block of West 23rd Street. EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: High speed police pursuit, foot chase ends in arrest

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...Chopper 7 HD caught exclusive video as police chased two robbery suspects Tuesday afternoon near Roosevelt and Homan. Police say the chase began with an armed robbery in the 2600-block of West...

After dodging vehicles the suspects ditched their car in a parking lot in the 3900-block of West Grenshaw Street. Though police thought they had them cornered, one of the men tried to make a run for it but was caught.Robert Rhondes, 18, and Arneal Thornton, 19, are both charged with armed robbery.

    Men arrested after high speed chase due in bond court
    Two men arrested after a high-speed chase through Chicago streets are due in bond court Thursday.
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Jan 28

Pair Charged With 4 Armed Robberies

...were armed when they approached two women about 4:50 p.m. Tuesday in the 2600 block of West 23rd Street, according to a statement from Chicago Police. They demanded the victims’ belongings and the women...

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The victims told investigators that the suspects left the area in a four-door Pontiac, police said. Officers stopped a vehicle matching that description a short time later in the 3900 block of West Grenshaw.

Thornton, who lives in the 3300 block of West Ohio, was arrested after the car was stopped, according to police. Rhodes, who lives in the 5500 block of West Congress, tried to run away and was apprehended after a brief foot chase.

Thornton, who lives in the 3300 block of West Ohio, was arrested after the car was stopped, according to police. Rhodes, who lives in the 5500 block of West Congress, tried to run away and was apprehended after a brief foot chase.

    Pair Charged With 4 Armed Robberies
    Most recently, 19-year-old Arneal Thornton and 18-year-old Robert Rhodes were armed when they approached two women about 4:50 p.m. Tuesday in the 2600 block of West 23rd Street, according to a statement from Chicago Police. They demanded the victims' belongings and the women - ages 20 and 23 - complied.
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Jan 28

2 men charged in 4 armed robberies

Police arrested both men Tuesday after identifying them as the attackers involved in a robbery that happened same day at 4:50 p.m. in the 2600 block of West 23 Street, the release said.

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A short time later, police officers spotted the attackers’ vehicle. The car came to a stop on the 3900 block of West Grenshaw Street where Thornton was taken into custody, the release said.

Thornton, of the 3300 block of West Ohio Street, and Rhodes, of the 5500 block of West Congress Parkway, are scheduled to appear in Cook County bond court Thursday.

Thornton, of the 3300 block of West Ohio Street, and Rhodes, of the 5500 block of West Congress Parkway, are scheduled to appear in Cook County bond court Thursday.

    2 men charged in 4 armed robberies
    Authorities charged two West Side men in four separate armed robberies after arresting them Tuesday. Arneal Thornton, 19, and Robert Rhodes, 18, were charged with four felony counts of robbery while being armed with a firearm, according to a news release from the Chicago Police Department. Police...
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Jan 28

2 arrested after police chase face armed robbery charges

...made a run for it.Police said it started with an armed robbery in the 2600-block of West 23rd Street. Officers spotted the suspects' vehicle and started chasing them. Chopper7HD caught up with the pursuit...

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...spotted the suspects' vehicle and started chasing them. Chopper7HD caught up with the pursuit near Roosevelt and Homan.After dodging vehicles on the street, the suspects turned, then ditched their car in a...

...the street, the suspects turned, then ditched their car in a parking lot in the 3900-block of West Grenshaw Street.When police thought they had them cornered, one jumped out and took off running. Officers...

    2 arrested after police chase face armed robbery charges
    Charges were filed late Wednesday in a police chase captured exclusively by Chopper7HD on Chicago's West Side. EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: High-speed police pursuit, foot chase ends in arrest Chopper 7 HD was hovering overhead Tuesday afternoon as a suspect sped through city streets, then made a run for it.
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Jan 26

5 Killed, 11 Wounded In Chicago Shootings Monday

...A 19-year-old man and a 16-year-old boy were outside in the 3000 block of South Kedvale Avenue at 5:01 p.m. when someone walked up to them, pulled out a gun...

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Officers responding to a call of a car crash and shots fired in the 10600 block of South Sangamon Street at 8:22 p.m. found a 25-year-old man with a gunshot wound...

...shot in the Pullman neighborhood on the Far South Side. He was shot in the 1000 block of East 100th Place at 4:37 p.m. in a drug-related incident, police said. The man was...

...on the South Side. Davon Horace was found unresponsive with several gunshot wounds in the 7200 block of South May at 11:24 a.m., authorities said. Horace, of the 6700 block of South Throop...

...7200 block of South May at 11:24 a.m., authorities said. Horace, of the 6700 block of South Throop, was taken to Stroger Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 12:13 p.m...

...South Side. Trevon Stiger, 20, and an 18-year-old man were walking in the 2000 block of West Marquette at 9:18 a.m. when a gunman walked up and fired shots, then ran...

...a gunman walked up and fired shots, then ran away, authorities said. Stiger, of the 2100 block of West 68th Place, was shot in the abdomen and pronounced dead at Christ Medical Center at 2:57...

A 40-year-old man was in a parked vehicle in the 5700 block of South Emerald about 9:30 p.m. when another vehicle pulled alongside and someone inside shot him...

At 7:50 p.m., a man was shot in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood’s 8900 block of South Ada Street, police said. He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, but his condition was not known, police said. Further information was not immediately available.

...the 26-year-old man and two other people were in a vehicle in the 9500 block of South La Salle Street when someone walked up to the group and fired shots. The man suffered a gunshot...

About 40 minutes earlier, a 22-year-old man was shot in the foot in the 10600 block of South Cottage Grove at 2:41 p.m. in the Roseland neighborhood on the Far South Side, police said. He took himself to Roseland Hospital.

...Belmont Cragin neighborhood on the Northwest Side. They were riding in a vehicle in the 2700 block of North Long at 2 p.m. when another vehicle pulled up and someone inside fired shots. A...

About 1:15 p.m., a man was shot in West Town. The 28-year-old man was shot in the lower back by three males in the 1400 block of North Fairfield, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where his condition stabilized.

...the South Side. The 36-year-old man was standing on a corner in the 900 block of West 50th Street at 11:42 a.m. when a black SUV drove by and someone inside fired...

...the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side. The man was driving in the 500 block of South California at 10:19 a.m. when he heard gunfire and realized he’d been shot...

    5 Killed, 11 Wounded In Chicago Shootings Monday
    CHICAGO (STMW) - Five men were killed and at least 11 other people were wounded in shootings Monday across Chicago, police said. The most recent fatal shooting happened in the Washington Heights neighborhood on the Far South Side. Officers responding to a call of a car crash and shots fired in the 10600 block of South Sangamon Street at 8:22 p.m.
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Jan 26

Man killed, teen injured in Little Village shooting

A 19-year-old man was killed and a 16-year-old boy was injured in the 3000-block of S. Kedvale.

    Man killed, teen injured in Little Village shooting
    After most of Sunday passed without a single shooting, two people in the Little Village neighborhood are among those who were shot Monday night.
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Jan 25

Guy With Butcher Knife Kicks Down Woman's Door, Then Asks Who SHE Is

Garcia, of the 3100 block of South Avers Avenue, is currently on conditional discharge for DUI and driving on a revoked license, prosecutors said.

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It happened after midnight Thursday in the 1400 block of South Western Avenue near Douglas Park.

Officers who'd been given a description of Garcia spotted him a block over, in the 1300 block of South Western Avenue, where they arrested him about 1:50 a.m., court records show.

    Guy With Butcher Knife Kicks Down Woman's Door, Then Asks Who SHE Is
    COOK COUNTY CRIMINAL COURTHOUSE - A man carrying a butcher knife kicked down a stranger's front door early Thursday - and then turned around and left, prosecutors said. It happened after midnight Thursday in the 1400 block of South Western Avenue near Douglas Park.
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Jan 22

Ya son más de 200 víctimas por balaceras desde que comenzó el año

Otra de las balaceras ocurrió en La Villita el jueves sobre las 11:50 a.m. Dos menores de 17 años fueron baleados en la cuadra 4100 W. 25th St., dijo la oficial Ana Pacheco, portavoz de la Policía de Chicago.

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La Policía investiga una balacera fatal en la cuadra 1700 W. 47 St. ALEXANDRA CHACHKEVITCH/CHICAGO TRIBUNE

El hombre estaba sentado en el asiento de pasajero delantero de un sedán azul claro estacionado en la cuadra 1700 N. Menard Ave. cuando alguien abrió fuego desde una SUV de color negro que se encontraba en marcha.

En la tercera balacera fatal del jueves, un hombre de 24 años fue llevado al Stroger Hospital aproximadamente a las 7:20 p.m. luego de ser baleado en la cuadra 4600 W. Huron St. en el barrio de West Garfield Park, dijo la Policía. Tenía una herida de bala en el abdomen y fue declarado muerto.

    Ya son más de 200 víctimas por balaceras desde que comenzó el año
    CHICAGO - Tres hombres murieron y otros siete resultaron heridos en Chicago desde el jueves y la madrugada del viernes y el número de víctimas por balaceras supera las 200 a tres semanas del comienzo del año. El número de balaceras casi duplicaron las ocurridas en 2015 cuando las balaceras y los homicidios se incrementaron considerablemente en Chicago.
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Jan 22

Updated Jan 22

3 Killed, 6 Wounded In Thursday Shootings Across City

...Village shooting about 11:50 a.m. on the Southwest Side. They were in the 4100 block of West 25th Street when one was shot in the neck and the other in the back. They were...

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A 19-year-old man was found lying face down next to an SUV in an alley in the 4700 block of South Wood about 10:20 p.m. He was shot in the chest and taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

At 10:12 p.m., a 20-year-old man was found unresponsive in the front seat of a light blue sedan parked in the 1700 block of North Menard. He was shot in the left shoulder and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

Two men, ages 21 and 24, were in the 4600 block of West Huron at 7:15 p.m. when the younger man was shot in both legs and the older suffered multiple wounds, police said.

A 33-year-old man was standing near a car parked in the 5900 block of South Paulina when another vehicle pulled up and someone inside opened fire, police said. He was shot in the buttocks and taken to Stroger in good condition.

Late Thursday afternoon, a 30-year-old man was shot in the leg in Englewood’s 6100 block of South Carpenter. He was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in good condition after the 4:15 p.m. shooting, police said.

Minutes earlier, a bullet grazed a 17-year-old boy’s ankle on the Near West Side. He declined medical attention at the scene of the 4 p.m. shooting in the 900 block of South Western, police said.

    3 Killed, 6 Wounded In Thursday Shootings Across City
    CHICAGO (STMW) - Three men were killed and at least six other people were wounded in shootings Thursday across Chicago. The most recent homicide happened Thursday night in the Back of the Yards neighborhood. A 19-year-old man was found lying face down next to an SUV in an alley in the 4700 block of South Wood about 10:20 p.m.
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  • jaye els Returned to Hyde Park Kenwood

    When does this murder and mayhem ever going to end?

Jan 21

Parents Rip CPS Plan To Pack More Students Into Saucedo Building

The sit-in came at the tail end of a community meeting at Saucedo, 2850 W. 24th Blvd., Wednesday where more than 100 people came out to discuss the "co-location" plan. Virtually all of the people who spoke were opposed to the plan or wanted CPS to delay its plans.

That's because Spry, a pre-kindergarten through high school institution, houses its three-year "accelerated" high school classes in the Little Village Boys and Girls Club at 2950 W. 25th St., according to CPS.

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The Wednesday meeting was the second community meeting on the proposal. A public hearing will be held Jan. 27 at 6 p.m. in CPS offices at 42 W. Madison St. The Board of Education will vote on the proposals at its February meeting.

    Parents Rip CPS Plan To Pack More Students Into Saucedo Building
    LITTLE VILLAGE - A CPS proposal to house a third school in the Maria Saucedo Academy building is facing significant opposition from parents, teachers and community members, many of whom staged a sit-in at the school to show their disapproval. The sit-in came at the tail end of a community meeting at Saucedo, 2850 W.
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Jan 21

Oposición a consolidación de escuelas

Para llamar la atención a su inconformidad medio centenar de padres preocupados hicieron un plantón en el auditorio de Saucedo la noche del miércoles y luego se manifestaron frente al plantel, 2850 W. 24th Blvd.

CPS anunció en diciembre el plan. La consolidación de Spry, 2400 S. Marshall Blvd. en Saucedo —la cual ya alberga a la escuela Telpochcalli Elementary School — le ahorraría al distrito $95,000, según reportó CBS.

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La tercera y última audiencia comunitaria para abordar esa consolidación será el 27 de enero a las 6 p.m. en la oficina central de CPS, 42 W. Madison St., en Chicago.

Jan 21

Balean a dos adolescentes en La Villita

El tiroteo ocurrió a las 11:50 a.m. en la cuadra 4100 W. 25th St., dijo la portavoz de Policía de Chicago, Ana Pacheco.

    Balean a dos adolescentes en La Villita
    CHICAGO - Dos adolescentes, ambos de 17 años, fueron heridos durante un tiroteo el jueves por la mañana en el barrio de La Villita. El tiroteo ocurrió a las 11:50 a.m. en la cuadra 4100 W. 25th St., dijo la portavoz de Policía de Chicago, Ana Pacheco.
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Jan 21

2 boys, 17, wounded in Little Village shooting

Chicago police investigate a multiple shooting near the 2500 block of South Keeler Avenue in the Little Village neighborhood on Jan. 21, 2016. 

The shooting happened about 11:50 a.m. in the 4100 block of West 25th Street, said Officer Ana Pacheco, a Chicago police spokeswoman, citing preliminary reports.

    2 teens wounded in Little Village shooting
    Two 17-year-old boys were wounded late Thursday morning in a shooting on the Southwest Side in the city's Little Village neighborhood. According to preliminary reports, the shooting happened about 11:50 a.m. in the 4100 block of West 25th Street, said Officer Ana Pacheco, a Chicago police spokeswoman. ...
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Jan 21

2 teens shot in Little Village, police say

...Little Village neighborhood, police said. The shooting occurred around 11:51 a.m. in the 4100-block of West 25th Street, police said. The victim who suffered gunshot wounds to the back is in good condition...

    2 teens shot in Little Village, police say
    Two 17-year-olds were injured in a shooting in the city's Little Village neighborhood, police said. The shooting occurred around 11:51 a.m. in the 4100-block of West 25th Street, police said. The victim who suffered gunshot wounds to the back is in good condition. Another, who suffered gunshot wounds to the neck, has been stabilized, officials said.
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Jan 06

Updated Jan 20

Police: 4 Dead, 8 Wounded In Tuesday Shootings

About 6:45 p.m., the 23-year-old was shot in the leg, ankle and buttocks in the 2800 block of South Keeler, police said.

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Three teens were standing on a corner in the 7600 block of South Dorchester about 3:30 p.m. when a vehicle pulled up and someone inside started shooting, according to Chicago Police.

The boy who was killed lived in the 7800 block of South Cregier, and the girl in the 9000 block of South Burley, authorities said. Their names were withheld Tuesday night.

The boy who was killed lived in the 7800 block of South Cregier, and the girl in the 9000 block of South Burley, authorities said. Their names were withheld Tuesday night.

The 25-year-old was getting out of a vehicle in the 4600 block of South Talman about 8:20 p.m. when someone in another passing vehicle shot him in the stomach, police said.

The 25-year-old was in an apartment in the 2000 block of West 52nd Place about 8:21 p.m. when he and another person got into a fight, police said. The other person then shot him in the face.

Ten minutes earlier, a man was shot in Bronzeville. About 6:35 p.m., the 25-year-old was shot in the arm in the 600 block of East 47th Street. He was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where his condition had stabilized, police said.

A 20-year-old man was riding in a car in the 300 block of North Central in the Austin neighborhood at 4:52 p.m. when someone started shooting into the...

About 12:25 p.m., an 18-year-old man was shot in the thigh in the 7400 block of South Blackstone about 12:25 p.m., according to police. He was dropped off at Jackson Park Hospital, where he was listed in good condition.

Tuesday morning, a 26-year-old man was shot in the abdomen in the West Garfield Park neighborhood. The shooting happened at 7:25 a.m. in the 4000 block of West Madison, according to Chicago Police. He was taken in serious condition to Mount Sinai Hospital.

...43-year-old man told investigators that he was standing near his vehicle in the 4400 block of West Monroe when someone opened fire, according to police. He suffered gunshot wounds to the right side...

    Police: 4 Dead, 8 Wounded In Tuesday Shootings
    Two teens and two men were killed and at least eight other people were wounded in South, West and Southwest Side shootings Tuesday, police said. Chicago News, Sports, Weather, Traffic, and the Best of Chicago - CBS 2 TV | WBBM Newsradio 780 | 670 The Score
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  • Bger East Village neighbor

    What jobs are these kids going to get? College graduates are working at Target and Starbucks. And jobs in their neighborhoods are non-existent. It would help if these neighborhoods were economically and racially integrated to increase the consumer buying power of the area, but what middle income family is going...

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    What jobs are these kids going to get? College graduates are working at Target and Starbucks. And jobs in their neighborhoods are non-existent. It would help if these neighborhoods were economically and racially integrated to increase the consumer buying power of the area, but what middle income family is going to choose to expose their families to this kind of senseless and unpredictable violence? And it would also help to get more families out of these troubled neighborhoods and into good neighborhoods but what area will welcome families from Englewood or Austin when the perception is that everyone is a gangbanger there (although clearly that is not the case)?

  • ddn

    Realistic and practical questions, Bger.

Jan 19

Car split in two in Southwest Side crash

...split in two on Chicago's Southwest Side.Emergency crews were on the scene near West 23rd Street and South Kedzie Avenue in the city's Little Village neighborhood around 7:15 a.m. Tuesday.The Chicago...

    Car split in two in Southwest Side crash
    A car crashed into a pole and split in two on Chicago's Southwest Side.
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Jan 17

3 dead, 13 wounded in city shootings

The next shooting happened about 3:35 pm. in the 2100 block of South Millard Avenue in the city’s Little Village neighborhood on the Southwest Side, Quaid said.

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About 8:15 p.m., a 29-year-old man was shot in the head in the 3200 block of West Irving Park Road in the Albany Park neighborhood. He died at the scene, police said. No further information was immediately released by police.

Earlier, about 11:50 a.m., a 34-year-old man died after being shot in the right side of the torso in the LeClaire Courts neighborhood. That shooting happened in the 4500 block of South Cicero Avenue on the Southwest Side, said Officer Jose Estrada, a Chicago police spokesman.

But less than an hour later, Little was pronounced dead at 12:46 p.m. Little was shot two blocks away from where he lived in the 4500 block of South Lavergne Avenue, according to the medical examiner’s office.

The man was sitting in a parked vehicle in the 3400 block of West Fulton Boulevard when someone fired shots from a passing white SUV, Sedevic said.

The woman was on a party bus in the 7600 block of South Cottage Grove Avenue when someone in a passing vehicle fired shots, striking her in the left thigh, Alfaro said.

The man was sitting in the front passenger seat of a white sedan that was traveling eastbound on 83rd Street near Lafayette Avenue when he heard gunshots and realized he was struck, Alfaro said.

The woman was involved in a traffic accident with an attacker in the 5200 block of West Congress Parkway. During an argument, the attacker pulled out a gun and fired shots, striking the woman in the mouth and right arm, Alfaro said.

The three were attacked in the 1400 block of North Central Avenue by gunmen who got out of a gray Toyota and opened fire, police said.

Earlier, an 18-year-old man was shot about 4:20 p.m. in the 3900 block of South Sacramento Avenue in the Brighton Park neighborhood, said Officer Kevin Quaid, a Chicago police spokesman.

Two men walked into the Wentworth District police station after being shot about 3:45 p.m. in the 5200 block of South Princeton Avenue in the city’s Fuller Park neighborhood on the South Side, Quaid said.

About 3:20 p.m., and 18-year-old man was shot in the 5300 block of South Union Avenue in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side, Quaid said.

That shooting happened in the 1000 block of West Wilson Avenue. The woman was walking when she heard gunfire and soon after felt pain, Quaid said.

    3 dead, 13 wounded in city shootings
    CHICAGO - Three men were killed and at least 13 other people have been wounded in separate shootings since Saturday morning in Chicago, including two men who walked into a South Side police station after having been shot in a car nearby.
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Jan 17

3 dead, 13 wounded in separate shootings

The next shooting happened about 3:35 pm. in the 2100 block of South Millard Avenue in the city's Little Village neighborhood on the Southwest Side, Quaid said.

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About 8:15 p.m., a 29-year-old man was shot in the head in the 3200 block of West Irving Park Road in the Albany Park neighborhood. He died at the scene, police said. No further information was immediately released by police.

Earlier, about 11:50 a.m., a 34-year-old man died after being shot in the right side of the torso in the LeClaire Courts neighborhood. That shooting happened in the 4500 block of South Cicero Avenue on the Southwest Side, said Officer Jose Estrada, a Chicago police spokesman.

But less than an hour later, Little was pronounced dead at 12:46 p.m. Little was shot two blocks away from where he lived in the 4500 block of South Lavergne Avenue, according to the medical examiner's office. 

The man was sitting in a parked vehicle in the 3400 block of West Fulton Boulevard when someone fired shots from a passing white SUV, Sedevic said.

The woman was on a party bus in the 7600 block of South Cottage Grove Avenue when someone in a passing vehicle fired shots, striking her in the left thigh, Alfaro said.

The man was sitting in the front passenger seat of a white sedan that was traveling eastbound on 83rd Street near Lafayette Avenue when he heard gunshots and realized he was struck, Alfaro said.

The woman was involved in a traffic accident with an attacker in the 5200 block of West Congress Parkway. During an argument, the attacker pulled out a gun and fired shots, striking the woman in the mouth and right arm, Alfaro said.

The three were attacked in the 1400 block of North Central Avenue by gunmen who got out of a gray Toyota and opened fire, police said.

Earlier, an 18-year-old man was shot about 4:20 p.m. in the 3900 block of South Sacramento Avenue in the Brighton Park neighborhood, said Officer Kevin Quaid, a Chicago police spokesman.

Two men walked into the Wentworth District police station after being shot about 3:45 p.m. in the 5200 block of South Princeton Avenue in the city's Fuller Park neighborhood on the South Side, Quaid said.

About 3:20 p.m., and 18-year-old man was shot in the 5300 block of South Union Avenue in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side, Quaid said.

That shooting happened in the 1000 block of West Wilson Avenue. The woman was walking when she heard gunfire and soon after felt pain, Quaid said.

    3 dead, 13 wounded in separate shootings
    Three men were killed and at least 13 other people have been wounded in separate shootings since Saturday morning in Chicago, including two men who walked into a South Side police station after having been shot in a car nearby.
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Jan 17

2 dead, 12 wounded in Saturday shootings

The next shooting happened about 3:35 pm. in the 2100 block of South Millard Avenue in the city's Little Village neighborhood on the Southwest Side, Quaid said.

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In the Albany Park neighborhood about 8:15 p.m., a 29-year-old man was shot in the head in the 3200 block of West Irving Park Road in the Albany Park neighborhood. He died at the scene, police said. No further information was immediately released by police.

Earlier, about 11:50 a.m., a 34-year-old man died after getting shot in the right side of the torso in the LeClaire Courts neighborhood. That shooting happened in the 4500 block of South Cicero Avenue on the Southwest Side, said Officer Jose Estrada, a Chicago police spokesman.

But less than an hour later, Little was pronounced dead at 12:46 p.m. Little was shot two blocks away from where he lived in the 4500 block of South Lavergne Avenue, according to the medical examiner's office. 

The man was sitting in the front passenger seat of a white sedan that was traveling eastbound on 83rd Street near Lafayette Avenue when he heard gunshots and realized he was struck, Alfaro said.

The woman was involved in a traffic accident with an attacker in the 5200 block of West Congress Parkway. During an argument, the attacker pulled out a gun and fired shots, striking the woman in the mouth and right arm, Alfaro said.

The three were attacked in the 1400 block of North Central Avenue by gunmen who got out of a grey Toyota and opened fire, police said.

Earlier, an 18-year-old man was shot about 4:21 p.m. in the 3900 block of South Sacramento Avenue in the Brighton Park neighborhood, said Officer Kevin Quaid, a Chicago police spokesman.

Two men walked into the Wentworth District police station after being shot about 3:43 p.m. in the 5200 block of South Princeton Avenue in the city's Fuller Park neighborhood on the South Side, Quaid said.

About 3:18 p.m., and 18-year-old man was shot in the 5300 block of South Union Avenue in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side, Quaid said.

That shooting happened in the 1000 block of West Wilson Avenue. The woman was walking when she heard gunfire and soon after felt pain, Quaid said.

    Man seriously wounded in Far South Side shooting
    A 42-year-old man is in critical condition after being shot in the chest Saturday morning on the Far South Side.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Jan 16

Morgan Park vs. Simeon Basketball Game Postponed, Parents Say

A source close to the situation told DNAinfo Chicago that the game was originally scheduled to be played at Morgan Park's home gym. But CPS moved the game to Little Village High School, 3120 S. Kostner Ave., and later Gwendolyn Brooks College Prep.

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Before the meeting, the parents and players planned to hold a press conference at the same time as the scheduled game, Burrell said. The game was supposed to take place at 1 p.m. at Gwendolyn Brooks College Prep, 250 E. 111th Street, in Roseland.

    Morgan Park Parents Remain Steadfast in Hoops Boycott
    MORGAN PARK- The parents of the top-ranked Morgan Park Boys' basketball team have held steadfast in their decision to boycott and forfeit Saturday's game vs. Simeon. Parent spokeswoman Tiffany Burrell, whose son Romelo, plays on the team, issued a statement Friday on behalf of the parents saying: "The parents came to the drastic decision after meeting amongst themselves and talking with their sons.
    http://www.dnainfo.com

Jan 15

Muere uno en La Villita por balacera

Michael L. Fernández estaba parado en la calle cerca de un edificio de tres pisos  en la cuadra 2600 S. Harding Ave. cuando alguien lo baleó en la cabeza. Fernández falleció en el lugar de los hechos, según la oficina del forense del Condado de Cook.

    Muere uno en La Villita por balacera
    Michael L. Fernández estaba parado en la calle cerca de un edificio de tres pisos en la cuadra 2600 S. Harding Ave. cuando alguien lo baleó en la cabeza. Fernández falleció en el lugar de los hechos, según la oficina del forense del Condado de Cook.
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Jan 15

'Another one.' More gunfire after man shot dead in Little Village

Neighbors in the 2600 block of South Harding Avenue said gunfire is not uncommon in this part of Little Village. Gang graffiti covers nearly every traffic sign on the block.

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The man was sitting in the driver’s seat of parked red SUV in the 6100 block of North Wolcott Avenue when three people walked up to him. One of them got into the back of the SUV, pulled a handgun and announced a robbery, Alfaro said.

• At 6:15 p.m., a man was shot in the back in the 200 block of West 112th Street in the Roseland neighborhood, said Officer Kevin Quaid, a police spokesman. He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where his condition stabilized, Quaid said.

• At 5:25 p.m., a teen was shot in the 3000 block of West Harrison Street in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side, said Officer Thomas Sweeney, a police spokesman.

...About 4:40 p.m., a 25-year-old man was walking in the 9100 block of South Wentworth Avenue in the Princeton Park neighborhood when he was approached by several males who fired shots...

    'Another one.' More gunfire after man shot dead in Little Village
    A half-dozen people gathered on the Little Village street where a teen was gunned down an hour before. Four shots rang out in the distance. "Un otro," said a man on the front lawn of his Southwest Side home. Another one.
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Jan 15

One Dead, Five Others Hurt In Overnight Shootings

The 19-year-old was shot in the head about 6:20 p.m. in the 2600 block of South Harding, police said. He was taken to Saint Anthony Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

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A 26-year-old man was sitting in a parked red SUV just after 10 p.m. in the 6100 block of North Wolcott when three males approached, police said. One of them got into the back seat of the SUV, showed a gun and announced a robbery.

The 29-year-old was walking in the 200 block of West 112th Street about 6:15 p.m. when someone walked up and opened fire, police said. The shooter than ran away and the man was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where his condition was stabilized.

The teenager suffered gunshot wounds to the back and abdomen about 5:25 p.m. in the 3000 block of West Harrison, police said.

The 25-year-old was walking in the 9100 block of South Wentworth about 4:40 p.m. when someone walked up and opened fire, police said. He suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was taken in critical condition to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn.

The 31-year-old man was outside in the 4800 block of South Laflin at 12:55 a.m. when an SUV pulled up and someone inside fired at him, police said. He was shot in the groin and taken to Stroger Hospital, where his condition was stabilized.

    One Dead, Five Others Hurt In Overnight Shootings
    CHICAGO (CBS) -- A man was killed and at least five others were wounded in shootings Thursday across Chicago, according to Chicago Police. The man was shot to death Thursday evening in the Little Village...
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Jan 15

1 dead, 3 wounded in shootings across city

The latest shooting happened at 6:21 p.m. on the 2600 block of South Harding Avenue in the Little Village neighborhood, said Officer Kevin Quaid, a police spokesman.

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At 6:15 p.m., a man was shot in the upper left back on the 200 block of West 112th Street in the Roseland neighborhood, Quaid said. He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center, where his condition stabilized, Quaid said.

Another shooting happened at 5:25 p.m. in the 3000 block of West Harrison Street in the city's East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side, said Officer Thomas Sweeney, a police spokesman.

About 4:40 p.m., a 25-year-old man was walking in the 9100 block of South Wentworth Avenue in the city's Princeton Park neighborhood when he was approached by several males who fired shots in his direction, Sweeney said.

    Man shot several times on Far South Side
    A 25-year-old man was wounded late Thursday afternoon in a shooting on the South Side, according to Chicago police. About 4:40 p.m., the man was walking in the 9100 block of South Wentworth Avenue in the city's Princeton Park neighborhood, when he was approached my several males who fired shots in his direction, said Officer Thomas Sweeney, a police spokesman.
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Jan 14

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Jan 14

Top-Ranked Morgan Park Hoops Team Still Plans To Boycott Simeon Game

...game for Morgan Park but was scheduled to be played at Little Village High School, 3120 S. Kostner Ave. The game was moved because organizers said the Morgan Park gym was too small to...

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By Thursday morning the school said there had been a compromise, and Morgan Park faculty announced the game would be moved to Gwendolyn Brooks College Prep Academy, 250 E. 111th St. The game is scheduled to start at 1 p.m. Saturday and tickets are on sale at Morgan Park High School.

    Top-Ranked Morgan Park Hoops Team Might Boycott - and Forfeit - Simeon Game
    MORGAN PARK - The parents of the top-ranked Morgan Park's boys basketball team - upset with the school's small gym size - aim to put a full-court press on Chicago Public Schools. The parents issued a statement Wednesday saying their sons plan to either boycott or forfeit Saturday's game against Simeon.
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Jan 13

Top-Ranked Morgan Park Hoops Team Might Boycott - and Forfeit - Simeon Game

...school's gym, it's scheduled to be played at Little Village High School at 3120 S. Kostner Ave.

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The Sun-Times reported that the CPS has offered the gym at Gwendolyn Brooks College Prep, located at 250 E. 111th St. in Pullman, as a replacement location for the game.

    Top-Ranked Morgan Park Hoops Team Might Boycott - and Forfeit - Simeon Game
    MORGAN PARK - The parents of the top-ranked Morgan Park's boys basketball team - upset with the school's small gym size - aim to put a full-court press on Chicago Public Schools. The parents issued a statement Wednesday saying their sons plan to either boycott or forfeit Saturday's game against Simeon.
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Jan 13

Bail denied in gang shooting that killed teen, wounded woman

Lagunas, his girlfriend and the 22-year-old woman, were in a car stopped near West 31st Street and South Pulaski Road  about 12:30 a.m. on June 16, prosecutors said. Lagunas was in the driver's seat, his girlfriend next to him and her friend in the back, prosecutors said in court.

    Bail denied in gang shooting that killed teen, wounded woman
    Bail was denied Wednesday for a gang member accused of killing an 18-year-old man and wounding a 22-year-old woman after flashing gang signs at their car in the Little Village neighborhood in June of 2013, according to prosecutors.
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Jan 12

So Many Jail Workers Called In Sick After Snowstorm, It Was Put on Lockdown

That is about double the number of officers who call in any given day, Pallasch said. He said the jail, 2700 S. California Ave., generally has a lockdown once a month.

    So Many Jail Workers Called In Sick After Snowstorm, It Was Put on Lockdown
    CHICAGO - So many Cook County correctional officers called off work Tuesday that the county's jail had to be put on lockdown, according to a Cook County Sheriff's spokesman. The cold and snow kept 18 percent of the first-shift officers from arriving at work Tuesday morning, a number that translates to 142 out of 800 officers calling off, said Abdon Pallasch, spokesman for Sheriff Tom Dart.
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Jan 12

The County Jail Is On Lockdown Because 142 Employees Missed Work

The Cook County Jail, located at 2700 S. California Ave., has 8,300 inmates, as of yesterday's count, who will be affected by the lockdown, said a spokesperson for the Cook County Sheriff’s office.

    The County Jail Is On Lockdown Because 142 Employees Missed Work
    Cook County Jail was put on lockdown Tuesday, when 18 percent of the workers for its 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. shift did not show up for work. That's 142 employees, the Tribune reports. The lockdown is a measure to "ensure officer safety," according to a tweet from the Cook County Sheriff's Office.
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Jan 12

1 dead, 4 wounded in shooting attacks on South, West sides

A 19-year-old man was shot in 3100 block of South Kedvale Avenue in the Little Village neighborhood about 5:15 p.m., said Officer Michelle Tannehil, a...

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...shot in the Wentworth Gardens neighborhood Monday night, police said. The three were in the 3800 block of South Wells Street when they were shot just before 9 p.m., said Officer Michelle Tannehill, a Chicago...

...said Officer Michelle Tannehill, a Chicago police spokeswoman. The closest actual street address is the 3800 block of South Princeton Avenue, according to multiple maps of the area. Two suffered graze wounds and one was shot...

Jan 07

Man Wounded In Little Village Shooting

The 18-year-old was walking about 8:30 p.m. in the 2300 block of South Trumbull Avenue when someone in a dark-colored SUV started yelling “gang slogans” at him, police said. That person exited the car and shot the man in both legs.

    Man Wounded In Little Village Shooting
    The 18-year-old was walking about 8:30 p.m. in the 2300 block of South Trumbull Avenue when someone in a dark-colored SUV started yelling "gang slogans" at him, police said. That person exited the car and...
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

Jan 06

Farragut To Host Memorial For Slain Hoops Star Michael Wright

The memorial will take place from 6-8 p.m. at the high school, 2345 S. Christiana Ave., where Wright became a hoops superstar before a longtime pro career overseas.

    Farragut To Host Memorial For Slain Hoops Star Michael Wright
    CHICAGO - Farragut Academy will host a memorial for slain former basketball star Michael Wright on Thursday night. The memorial will take place from 6-8 p.m. at the high school, 2345 S. Christiana Ave., where Wright became a hoops superstar before a longtime pro career overseas. Thursday would have been Wright's 36th birthday.
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