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Updated 4 hours ago

Sexual Post-It Note Used In Attempt To Lure Teen On CTA Bus: Prosecutors

"We do things a little differently here in Cook County," Cook County Judge Adam Bourgeois Jr. said during a bond hearing Thursday at the Leighton Criminal Courthouse, 2650 S. California Ave. "Your bail is set at $500,000."

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According to prosecutors, Grigoletti was riding a CTA bus in the 4900 block of North Milwaukee Avenue on March 24 when he pressed a post-it note onto a 15-year-old girl's leg.

Grigoletti, of the 5800 block of North Napoleon Avenue, is now charged in Cook County with indecent solicitation and attempting to lure a child. The girl Grigoletti approached on the CTA bus identified him in a photo array, authorities said.

    Sexual Post-In Note Used In Attempt To Lure Teen On CTA Bus: Prosecutors
    COOK COUNTY CRIMINAL COURTHOUSE - A Northwest Side man tried to lure a 15-year-old girl on a CTA bus with a sexually-explicit post-it note, prosecutors said Thursday. Joseph Grigoletti, 30, was arrested on a similar charge in suburban Hinsdale in DuPage County earlier this month and released on $1,500 bail.
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16 hours ago

20 Of Our Favorite Events In Chicago This Weekend

...Pride Parade. For the 21st annual march, organizers will begin gathering near Piotrowski Park at 4247 W. 31st St. at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, and then lead a half-mile march before...

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...usual there will be live music, extravagant floats and outrageous fun. The parade itself spans Broadway and Halsted between Montrose and Diversey and steps off at noon...

    20 Of Our Favorite Events In Chicago This Weekend
    Image via LakeShake's website. Positive summer vibes will be out in force with our LGBTQ community at Sunday's Pride Parade. And there's plenty of other pride, music, food and fun to be had this weekend. WORLD'S LARGEST BLOCK PARTY: The Old St.
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20 hours ago

Man Wounded In Little Village Drive-By Shooting

The 23-year-old was walking at 2:37 a.m. in the 2600 block of West 23rd Place when a vehicle pulled up and someone inside fired shots, striking him in the leg and side, according to Chicago Police.

    Man Wounded In Little Village Drive-By Shooting
    CHICAGO (CBS) - A man was wounded in a drive-by shooting early Friday in the Little Village neighborhood on the Southwest Side. The 23-year-old was walking at 2:37 a.m. in the 2600 block of West 23rd Place when a vehicle pulled up and someone inside fired shots, striking him in the leg and side, according to Chicago Police.
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2 days ago

Laquan McDonald Demonstrator Regrets Snapping Fingers In Court, Lawyer Says

After a routine hearing Wednesday at the Leighton Criminal Courthouse, 2650 S. California Ave., defense attorney James Fennerty described Bernal as remorseful.

    Laquan McDonald Demonstrator Regrets Snapping Fingers In Court, Lawyer Says
    COOK COUNTY CRIMINAL COURTHOUSE - The man held in contempt of court for snapping his fingers at a Jason Van Dyke hearing last month now "regrets" the move, his attorney said Wednesday. Cook County Judge Vincent Gaughan at a May 25 hearing denied a defense motion to dismiss the indictment against Van Dyke, the Chicago Police officer charged with murdering 17-year-old Laquan McDonald in 2014.
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2 days ago

Man Charged With Killing One Man, Wounding Another In Little Village

Just after 5 p.m. on Jan. 25, 2016, Baker and two men were driving in a vehicle in the 3000 block of South Kedvale when they passed by 19-year-old David Martinez and a 17-year-old boy, prosecutors said.

    Man Charged With Killing One Man, Wounding Another In Little Village
    CHICAGO (CBS) - A 19-year-old man has been charged with killing one man and wounding another in a shooting a year and a half ago in the Southwest Side Little Village neighborhood. Lamar Baker is charged with first-degree murder and attempted first-degree murder, according to the Cook County state's attorney's office.
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2 days ago

24 Hours Without Shooting Ends With 1 Killed, 7 Wounded In 3 Hours

The 24-year-old was shot about 5:50 p.m. in the 3600 block of West 30th Street, Chicago Police said. He suffered gunshot wounds to his shoulder and right side when four people rode up to him on bicycles and one began shooting. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in good condition.

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The fatal shooting happened about 8:40 p.m. on the Near West Side when four people got out of a dark colored vehicle in the 200 block of South Hoyne and fired at three men as they stood at a corner, police said.

...shot when someone fired at him from inside a vehicle that pulled up in the 8100 block of South Stony Island, police said. He was struck in the abdomen and thigh, and was taken to Christ...

...by someone firing from a white vehicle as it pulled up to them in the 5000 block of West West End Avenue, according to police. The younger boy was struck in his right foot and taken to...

About the same time, a 22-year-old man suffered a graze wound to his hand in the 4400 block of South Hermitage in the Back of the Yards neighborhood, police said. He declined medical attention and was uncooperative with investigators.

...neighborhood. She was sitting on her porch about 5:40 p.m. Monday in the 6300 block of South Kilpatrick when she heard gunfire and was struck in her hip, police said. She declined medical...

    24 Hours Without Shooting Ends With 1 Killed, 7 Wounded In 3 Hours
    CHICAGO (CBS) - A man wounded Tuesday evening in the Little Village neighborhood on the Southwest Side ended a span of more than 24 hours without a person shot in Chicago. The 24-year-old was shot about 5:50 p.m. in the 3600 block of West 30th Street, Chicago Police said.
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3 days ago

Father accused of beating 3-year-old girl to death with belt denied bond

...friend Veronica Mercedes.Early Sunday morning, Chicago police were called to her apartment in the 2500-block of South Homan Avenue. In court Tuesday, it was revealed that Aleman was found when bruises all over her...

    Father accused of beating 3-year-old girl to death with belt denied bond
    A man charged with murdering his 3-year-old daughter was denied bond in a court appearance on Tuesday. The judge had strong words for the suspect, Eduardo Aleman, telling him he hopes "justice is swift." Neighbors and friends created a memorial in front of the Little Village building where Jazebel Aleman was lived.
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3 days ago

Man Fatally Beat 3-Year-Old Girl With Belt When She Wouldn't Eat: Charges

Aleman was alone with 3-year-old Jazebel this weekend when he "severely and repeatedly" beat the girl to death in the family's kitchen in the 2500 block of South Homan Avenue, according to Assistant State's Attorney Jillian Anselmo.

    Man Who Beat 3-Year-Old Girl To Death Charged: Police
    CHICAGO - A 26-year-old man has been charged in the beating death of 3-year-old Jesipel Aleman, officials said. Eduardo Aleman, of the 2500 block of South Homan Avenue, has been charged with first-degree murder, according to a Chicago Police news release. Aleman was the person responsible for the toddler's death on Sunday, police said.
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3 days ago

Man Accused Of Murdering 3-Year-Old In Little Village

Police responded to a call from an apartment in the 2500 block of South Homan Avenue saying the young girl was not breathing, around 1:10 a.m. early Sunday morning...

    Man Accused Of Murdering 3-Year-Old In Little Village
    A Chicago man has been charged with murdering a 3-year-old girl Little Village. Police responded to a call from an apartment in the 2500 block of South Homan Avenue saying the young girl was not breathing, around 1:10 a.m. early Sunday morning. She was pronounced dead at 1:26 a.m.
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3 days ago

Man charged with murder in death of 3-year-old girl from Little Village

...in court Tuesday. Officers found the girl, Jesipel Aleman, not breathing in an apartment near 25th and Homan early Sunday morning. An autopsy showed she died of multiple injuries resulting from an assault...

3400-3429 W. 25th St.

    Man charged with murder in death of 3-year-old girl from Little Village
    CHICAGO -- Police filed charges in the death of a 3-year-old girl from Little Village. Eduardo Aleman is charged with first degree murder and will be in court Tuesday. Officers found the girl, Jesipel Aleman, not breathing in an apartment near 25th and Homan early Sunday morning.
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3 days ago

Man Charged With Murder Of 3-Year-Old Little Village Girl

Officers responded about 1:10 a.m. to reports of the toddler not breathing in an apartment in the 2500 block of South Homan, police said at the time.

    Man Charged With Murder Of 3-Year-Old Little Village Girl
    CHICAGO (CBS) - A man has been charged with killing a 3-year-old girl early Sunday in the Little Village neighborhood on the Southwest Side. Eduardo Aleman, 26, faces one count of first-degree murder, according to Chicago Police. Officers responded about 1:10 a.m.
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4 days ago

3-Year-Old Was Killed In Little Village Apartment, Officials Say

At 1:10 a.m., officers were called to an apartment in the 2500 block of South Homan Avenue for a report of a toddler who was not breathing, police said. The girl was pronounced dead at the scene, and police said the circumstances of her death were unknown.

    3-Year-Old Was Killed In Little Village Apartment, Officials Say
    CHICAGO - A three-year-old girl died from multiple injuries in a homicide in Little Village early Sunday, officials said. At 1:10 a.m., officers were called to an apartment in the 2500 block of South Homan Avenue for a report of a toddler who was not breathing, police said.
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6 days ago

Updated 4 days ago

Fourteen People Shot, 1 Fatally, Since Friday Evening

The first shooting of the weekend happened about 5:15 p.m. in Little Village, where a 26-year-old man suffered a foot wound in the 2400 block of South Washtenaw, police said. He was in good condition at Mount Sinai.

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The latest nonfatal attack happened about 5 a.m. on Saturday in Washington Park, where someone shot a 35-year-old man in both ankles as he got out of a car parked in the 5600 block of South Wabash. A family member took him to St. Bernard Hospital in good condition.

Just before 3 a.m., a 28-year-old man was shot in the hand in the 2500 block of North Stockton Drive in Lincoln Park, police said. An acquaintance took him to Stroger Hospital in good condition.

...m. in the West Chesterfield neighborhood. Three men were standing in an alley in the 300 block of East 90th Place when shots were fired, hitting a 30-year-old in the leg, a 27-year...

About 10:45 p.m. on Friday, a 33-year-old woman was driving north in Pilsen’s 1600 block of South Throop when someone in a dark-colored car fired shots, hitting her in the back. She drove to Stroger Hospital and her condition was stabilized, police said.

Twenty minutes earlier in Lawndale, a bullet grazed the thigh of a 20-year-old man who was walking in the 3500 block of West 13th Street. He was treated and released from Mount Sinai Hospital.

A 21-year-old man was shot in the arm, back and neck in a Humboldt Park drive-by attack about 9:20 p.m. in the 1100 block of North Kedvale. He was stabilized at Mount Sinai.

Just after 8 p.m., another Lawndale shooting left a 20-year-old man with a leg wound in the 1200 block of South Tripp. He was stabilized at Mount Sinai.

    Fourteen People Shot, 1 Fatally, Since Friday Evening
    (STMW) - At least 14 people were shot across Chicago during the first 12 hours of the weekend, leaving one man dead. More than 200 people have been shot in the first half of the month, and more than 1,500 have been shot this year, according to Chicago Sun-Times data.
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  • d3 NOH

    It doesn't track every time a gun is shot though unfortunately. Also the mods here remove references to that site regularly for some reason....competitor site?

  • www.heyjackass.com
    is reporting 13 homicides and 55 shot for the Father's Day weekend.

4 days ago

Charges pending in death of girl, 3, in Little Village

...1:10 a.m. Sunday, police found the toddler unresponsive in an apartment in the 2500-block of South Homan, Chicago police said.The girl, identified as Jesipel Aleman, was pronounced dead at the scene...

    Charges pending in death of girl, 3, in Little Village
    Charges are pending against a person of interest in the death of a 3-year-old girl in Chicago's Little Village neighborhood. At about 1:10 a.m. Sunday, police found the toddler unresponsive in an apartment in the 2500-block of South Homan, Chicago police said.
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5 days ago

Death of 3-year-old Little Village girl ruled homicide; person in custody

...about 1:10 a.m., police found the toddler unresponsive in an apartment in the 2500-block of South Homan, Chicago police said.The girl, identified as Jesipel Aleman, was pronounced dead at the scene...

    Death of 3-year-old Little Village girl ruled homicide; person in custody
    A person was in custody in connection with the murder of a 3-year-old girl early Sunday in the Little Village neighborhood on the Southwest Side. At about 1:10 a.m., police found the toddler unresponsive in an apartment in the 2500-block of South Homan, Chicago police said.
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5 days ago

Police Investigate Death Of Toddler In Little Village Apartment

Officers responded about 1:10 a.m. to reports of the toddler not breathing in an apartment in the 2500 block of South Homan, police said. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

    Police Investigate Death Of Toddler In Little Village Apartment
    CHICAGO (CBS) - Police are investigating the death of a 3-year-old girl early Sunday in the Little Village neighborhood on the Southwest Side, according to Chicago Police. Officers responded about 1:10 a.m. to reports of the toddler not breathing in an apartment in the 2500 block of South Homan, police said.
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5 days ago

Police investigate death of toddler in Little Village apartment

...to reports of a 3-year-old girl not breathing in an apartment in the 2500 block of South Homan. She was pronounced dead at the scene, according to police. Area Central detectives have opened...

    Police investigate death of toddler in Little Village apartment
    CHICAGO - Chicago Police are investigating the death of a toddler in the Little Village neighborhood. Officers responded to a call around 1:10 a.m. to reports of a 3-year-old girl not breathing in an apartment in the 2500 block of South Homan. She was pronounced dead at the scene, according to police.
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5 days ago

Police investigating toddler's death in Little Village

...death in the Little Village neighborhood Sunday morning.Officers responded to an apartment on the 2500-block of South Homan Avenue at about 1:10 a.m. after getting reports of a 3-year-old girl...

    Police investigating toddler's death in Little Village
    Chicago police are investigating the death of a toddler's death in the Little Village neighborhood Sunday morning. Officers responded to an apartment on the 2500-block of South Homan Avenue at about 1:10 a.m. after getting reports of a 3-year-old girl was not breathing. The girl was pronounced dead at the scene.
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Jun 15

The Ñ Beat: June 17, 2017

3253 W 26th St,

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4046 W Armitage Ave,

    The Ñ Beat: June 17, 2017
    ABC 7's Emmy Award-winning "The Ñ Beat," aired Saturday, June 17 at 6:00 p.m. Hosted by Stacey Baca with contributions from ABC 7's Tanja Babich, Rob Elgas, Michelle Gallardo, John Garcia and Roz Varon, THE Ñ BEAT is a rich tapestry of stories highlighting Chicago's vibrant Latino community.
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Jun 15

Don't miss out on these Chicago Pride events

Piotrowski Park, 4247 W. 31st St.

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Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave.

Center on Halsted, 3656 N. Halsted St.

Thousand Waves Martial Arts & Self Defense, 1220 W. Belmont Ave.

The Playground Theatre, 3209 N. Halsted St.

The four mile parade will kick off at Montrose Avenue and Broadway in Uptown and ends near the intersection of Diversey Parkway and Sheridan Road in Lincoln Park. This year’s them is “Viva la Vida/Stand Up, Stand Proud.”

    Don't miss out on these Chicago Pride events
    Every year, thousands of people fill the streets of Boystown and beyond to celebrate LGBTQ pride. While the official Pride Fest runs from June 17-18 and the parade on June 25, there are many other events worth checking out during Pride month in Chicago. Here's a calendar of what to check out.
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Jun 14

Video: Policías salvan a bebé prematuro en La Villita

Los oficiales, Mark Palazzolo y Maritza Bautista, acudieron a una residencia cerca de la cuadra 2300 S. Lawndale Ave., donde una mujer de 26 años había llamado al 911 para pedir ayuda, dijo que su bebé no estaba respirando después que diera a luz en el sótano de su casa.

    Video: Policías salvan a bebé prematuro en La Villita
    CHICAGO- Dos policías de Chicago salvaron la vida a un bebé prematuro el lunes tras usar RCP. Los oficiales, Mark Palazzolo y Maritza Bautista, acudieron a una residencia cerca de la cuadra 2300 S.
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Jun 14

Chicago Police Officers Perform CPR To Save Premature Baby

Ogden District officers Mark Palazzolo and Maritza Bautista responded to a home near 23rd and Lawndale on Monday, after a 26-year-old mother reported her child was born after 34 weeks of pregnancy.

    Chicago Police Officers Perform CPR To Save Premature Baby
    CHICAGO (CBS) - Two Chicago police officers have been credited with saving a newborn baby's life, after the child was born premature in the basement of a home in Little Village. Ogden District officers Mark Palazzolo and Maritza Bautista responded to a home near 23rd and Lawndale on Monday, after a 26-year-old mother reported her child was born after 34 weeks of pregnancy.
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Jun 12

Kim Foxx Says Nonviolent Defendants Should Go Free Pending Trial

...Sheriff's Office to identify and release nonviolent defendants being held in Cook County Jail, 2700 S. California Ave., before they cannot afford to post $1,000 or less. In December, Foxx instructed assistant...

    Kim Foxx Says Nonviolent Defendants Should Go Free Pending Trial
    COOK COUNTY CRIMINAL COURTHOUSE - Under a new plan from Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx, prosecutors have begun urging judges to let nonviolent defendants go free - without having to post a cash bond - pending trial. Included among those who prosecutors will recommend go free?
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Jun 08

Our Guide To The Best Of Little Village, Heart Of Chicago & West Pilsen

2834 W. Cermak Rd.

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2011 S. Laflin St.

2018 S. Blue Island Ave.

2607 W. 17th St.

2121 W. 21st St.

1454 W. 18th St.

1401 S. Sacramento Blvd.

2434 S. Western Ave.

2214 S. Wolcott Ave.

2424 S. Oakley Ave.

    Our Guide To The Best Of Little Village, Heart Of Chicago & West Pilsen
    There's a world of breweries, food, parks and specialty shops to be enjoyed in the neighborhoods west of Pilsen's Damen Avenue-that includes Little Village, Heart of Chicago, West Pilsen and Heart of Italy.
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Jun 06

Man Charged With Sideswiping Chicago Police Car In Little Village

At 2:18 a.m. Monday, the officers were traveling on West 27th Street near Homan when a man, identified as Cardona, drove his Jeep into their squad car, sideswiped them and sped away, police said.

The man eventually crashed his Jeep into the side of a home in the 3000 block of West 27th Street. The residence sustained minor damage and no injuries were reported. A weapon was recovered inside the vehicle, police said at the time.

    Man Charged With Sideswiping Chicago Police Car In Little Village
    CHICAGO (CBS) - A man has been charged after his Jeep sideswiped a marked Chicago Police squad car early Monday in the Little Village neighborhood on the Southwest Side. William Cardona, 29, faces one count each of aggravated assault with a motor vehicle of a peace officer and criminal damage to government property, both felonies, according to Chicago Police.
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Jun 05

Un sujeto chocó contra una patrulla y se impactó contra una vivienda en La Villita

Todo empezó cerca de las 2:20 am.,  del domingo, cuando un hombre de 27 años, quien conducía un Jeep, chocó contra la patrulla en la cuadra 2700 S. Homan Ave., en La Villita.

El sujeto continuó conduciendo hasta chocar contra la vivienda en la cuadra 3000 W. 27th St., muy cerca de la Cárcel del Condado Cook, dijo la Policía.

    Un sujeto chocó contra una patrulla y se impactó contra una vivienda en La Villita
    CHICAGO - Una acusación estaba pendiente esta mañana contra un hombre de 27 años quien supuestamente chocó de refilón contra un vehículo de la policía y después se impactó contra una residencia en La Villita, según la Policía de Chicago.
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Jun 05

Driver Sideswiped Squad Car, Drove Jeep Into Little Village Home: Police

At 2:18 a.m., officers were driving in a squad car in the 2700 block of South Homan Avenue when a man in a Jeep turned into them, sideswiping the squad car, police said. The man drove to the 3000 block of West 27th Street, where he hit a home.

At 2:18 a.m., officers were driving in a squad car in the 2700 block of South Homan Avenue when a man in a Jeep turned into them, sideswiping the squad car, police said. The man drove to the 3000 block of West 27th Street, where he hit a home.

    Driver Sideswiped Squad Car, Drove Jeep Into Little Village Home: Police
    CHICAGO - A man sideswiped a Chicago Police car before hitting the side of a home in Little Village early Monday, police said. At 2:18 a.m., officers were driving in a squad car in the 2700 block of South Homan Avenue when a man in a Jeep turned into them, sideswiping the squad car, police said.
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Jun 05

Man In Custody After Sideswiping Chicago Police Car In Little Village

At 2:18 a.m., the officers were traveling on West 27th Street near Homan when a 27-year-old man drove his Jeep into their squad car, sideswiped them and sped away, according to Chicago Police.

The man eventually crashed his Jeep into the side of a home in the 3000 block of West 27th Street, police said. The residence sustained minor damage and no injuries were reported.

    Man In Custody After Sideswiping Chicago Police Car In Little Village
    CHICAGO (CBS) - A man was in custody early Monday after his Jeep sideswiped a marked Chicago Police squad car then drove away in the Little Village neighborhood on the Southwest Side, police said.
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Jun 01

Community Garden Flourishes in North Lawndale

The Lawndale Triangle is so named because it’s bordered by three busy streets. At the corner of Kildare and Ogden avenues, land that once held apartment buildings had been vacant for years.

    Community Garden Flourishes in North Lawndale
    Two years ago, Chicago Tonight visited an empty lot in an especially isolated part of North Lawndale. Neighborhood leaders have worked for years - getting the city to buy the property, and working with a Chicago nonprofit to create community-managed green space in an area with almost none.
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Jun 01

Chicagoist's Guide To June: 20 Fun Things To Do This Month

...Boystown Pride Parade. For the 21st annual march, organizers will begin near Piotrowski Park at 4247 W. 31st St. on June 24 (exact time TBD) and lead a half-mile march before ending up...

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The Northcenter street fest at the intersection of Lincoln, Irving and Damen is known for two things: ribs and a kickass music lineup. Check out headliners Magic Giant, Diane Coffee and Grizfolk, and of course don’t miss Ribmania VIII. Entry is a $5 suggested donation at the gate.

...usual there will be live music, extravagant floats and outrageous fun. The parade itself spans Broadway and Halsted between Montrose and Diversey and steps off at noon...

    Chicagoist's Guide To June: 20 Fun Things To Do This Month
    DO DIVISION The annual DoDivision Street Fest has garnered quite the reputation as a destination for rock fans with a lineup booked by Empty Bottle and Subterranean. ADULT., The Ponys, Lucky Boys Confusion and Protomartyr are among the headliners for this year's three-day fest in West Town.
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Jun 01

Chicago festivals this week: June 1-7

Where: 2550 S. California Ave., Little Village

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Where: Lincoln and Leland avenues, Lincoln Square

Where: 2000 W. Division St., West Loop

Where: 1754 W. Division St., Wicker Park

Where:  2701 N. Sheffield Ave., Lincoln Park

Where: 5645 S. Kimbark Ave., Hyde Park

Where: 1633 N. Cleveland Ave., Old Town

    Chicago festivals this week: June 1-7
    If you had to pick just one weekend to get your fest on in Chicago, this one would be a solid choice. There's a little art, a little culture, a little music and a lot of food to entertain Chicagoans this weekend. The only problem is how we can go about cloning ourselves to get to them all.
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May 31

Free Day Care Launches Inside 26th Street Courthouse

The colorful day care, lined with books and toys, is replacing a snack shop at 2650 S. California Ave. Construction and planning have taken more than a year.

    Free Day Care Launches Inside 26th Street Courthouse
    COOK COUNTY CRIMINAL COURTHOUSE - Starting Thursday, some parents will have access to free day care inside the Leighton Criminal Courthouse at 26th Street and California Avenue. The first floor "children's advocacy room" can house up to 27 kids ages two to 12 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
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May 31

Children’s room coming to courthouse on 26th and California

2584-2599 S. California Ave.

    Children's room coming to courthouse on 26th and California
    CHICAGO -- If you have to go to court, but don't have child care, don't worry. There will soon be a free option at the courthouse at 26th and California. A new children's room will open on Thursday. It will be located on the first floor.
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May 30

Woman Who Shot Officer Threatened To Kill Police Before, Prosecutors Say

Eaton, who was hospitalized for two weeks after the West Side shootout, appeared at the Leighton Criminal Courthouse at 2650 S. California Ave. Tuesday, where Cook County Judge Donald Panarese Jr. called the woman "a danger to the community" before denying her bail.

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Deangela Eaton, 25, is accused of firing a 9 mm Ruger handgun at a 34-year-old officer who tried to stop her following a suspected drug deal in the 4600 block of West Maypole Avenue about 2:25 p.m.

Eaton, of the 200 block of North Kenneth Avenue, is charged with attempted first-degree murder of a police officer, aggravated battery, aggravated assault and aggravated unlawful use of a weapon.

    Woman Who Shot Officer Threatened To Kill Police Before, Prosecutors Say
    COOK COUNTY CRIMINAL COURTHOUSE - The woman who shot a Chicago police officer in his chest May 12 was free on bond for a pending police battery case at the time, prosecutors said Tuesday.
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May 26

3 Killed, 4 Wounded In Chicago Shootings On Thursday

...which happened about 1:15 a.m. in Little Village. They were driving in the 2400 block of South Trumbull when another car pulled alongside them, and someone inside shot the 14-year-old in...

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The latest homicide happened about 2:30 p.m. in Avalon Park’s 8100 block of South Kimbark, where two people walked up to an 18-year-old woman and a 17-year...

...an argument with someone who shot him repeatedly in the chest and torso in the 6500 block of South Laflin, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. Lloyd, who lived in...

Thursday’s first killing happened about 8 a.m. in South Chicago, where officers found 27-year-old Scott T.L. Coleman shot and slumped over in a vehicle in the 8200 block of South Escanaba, authorities said. Coleman, a South Chicago resident, was pronounced dead at Trinity Hospital.

...before midnight in Washington Park. Officers responding to a call of shots fired in the 5600 block of South Wabash found a 23-year-old man on the ground with gunshot wounds to the legs...

    3 Killed, 4 Wounded In Chicago Shootings On Thursday
    CHICAGO (CBS) - Three people were killed and four wounded in shootings Thursday on the city's South and Southwest sides. At least 71 people have been shot in the last week, leaving 11 dead, according to Chicago Sun-Times data. Nearly 1,300 people have been shot so far this year, 222 fatally.
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May 25

14-Year-Old Boy Among 2 Shot In Little Village

The boys were driving about 1:15 a.m. in the 2400 block of South Trumbull when another vehicle pulled alongside them and someone inside opened fire, according to Chicago Police.

    14-Year-Old Boy Among 2 Shot In Little Village
    CHICAGO (CBS) - Two teenage boys were wounded in a Little Village neighborhood shooing early Thursday on the Southwest Side. The boys were driving about 1:15 a.m. in the 2400 block of South Trumbull when another vehicle pulled alongside them and someone inside opened fire, according to Chicago Police.
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May 24

Dyke March Is Moving To Little Village For Pride This Year

For the 21st annual march, organizers will begin near Piotrowski Park at 4247 W. 31st St. on June 24 (exact time TBD) and lead a half-mile march before ending up...

    Dyke March Is Moving To Little Village For Pride This Year
    After three years based in Humboldt Park, Dyke March, Chicago's annual pride celebration with a rotating location, is moving to Little Village, a.k.a. la Villita. Dyke March, for those unfamiliar, is heralded by many as the more inclusive, more social justice-oriented, less alcohol-fueled, and less corporate little sister to Chicago's massive annual Boystown Pride Parade.
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May 23

Updated May 24

Woman With Dementia Missing From Belmont Cragin

Arrington was described as a 5-foot-2, 123-pound Hispanic woman with an olive complexion, brown eyes and gray hair, police said. She is known to frequent the area of 24th and Hamlin, police said.

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Belia Arrington was last seen about 7 a.m. in the 2100 block of North Lawler, according to a missing person alert from Chicago Police. She was wearing black Skechers shoes.

    Woman With Dementia Missing From Belmont Cragin
    CHICAGO (CBS) - Police are looking for a 76-year-old woman with dementia who went missing Monday from the Belmont Cragin neighborhood on the Northwest Side. Belia Arrington was last seen about 7 a.m. in the 2100 block of North Lawler, according to a missing person alert from Chicago Police.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

May 22

Mayonnaise Factory In Little Village To Get Upgrades, Rahm Says

The changes are designed to reduce truck traffic in the residential neighborhood near the factory at 4457 W. 26th St. by creating a new entrance on 26th Street to reroute trucks away from homes, Emanuel announced.

    Mayonnaise Factory In Little Village To Get Upgrades, Rahm Says
    LITTLE VILLAGE - Mayor Rahm Emanuel traveled Monday to Little Village to tout upgrades in the works to a factory that produces the nation's best-selling mayonnaise and other products. The changes are designed to reduce truck traffic in the residential neighborhood near the factory at 4457 W. 26th St.
    https://www.dnainfo.com

May 18

South-side picnicking done right

...torta (breaded steak, chorizo, and ham) to the new soccer fields at La Villita Park, 2800 S. Sacramento, where there's bound to be a game in progress on any Saturday or Sunday...

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...almost always the same: Lorado Taft's statue Fountain of Time, in Washington Park, at 60th and Cottage Grove. Sit on its edge and contemplate eternity, then rinse your greasy fingers off in the...

    South-side picnicking done right
    It's one of Chicago's eternal complaints: food writers ignore the south side. Actually, I think the culinary coverage south of Madison Street is better than it used to be, with neighborhoods from Pilsen to Bridgeport to Chinatown now known as booming, hip dining-out neighborhoods.
    http://www.chicagoreader.com

May 17

Updated May 17

Facebook Live Torture Suspects Still In Jail Despite Bail Reductions

Jordan Hill, Tesfaye Cooper, Brittany Covington and Tanishia Covington were denied bail Jan. 6 during an initial bond hearing at the Leighton Criminal Courthouse, 2650 S. California Ave.

According to county records, all four suspects were still in Cook County Jail, 2700 S. California Ave., on Wednesday.

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Hill, 19, of suburban Carpentersville, had bail set at $900,000. Cooper, 18, of the 2700 block of West Harrison Street, was given a $800,000 bail.

Sisters Brittany and Tanishia Covington, ages 19 and 24, who live together in the 6400 block of North Newgard Avenue, have $500,000 bail and $200,000 bail, respectively.

...phone and SIM card before taking the man to a third-floor apartment in the 3300 block of West Lexington Street...

    Facebook Live Torture Suspects Still In Jail Despite Bail Reductions
    COOK COUNTY CRIMINAL COURTHOUSE - Four people accused of torturing a mentally ill man on Facebook Live are still in Cook County Jail despite recent bail reductions, court records show. Jordan Hill, Tesfaye Cooper, Brittany Covington and Tanishia Covington were denied bail Jan. 6 during an initial bond hearing at the Leighton Criminal Courthouse, 2650 S.
    https://www.dnainfo.com

May 17

Moreno's Liquors Celebrates 40 Years With Tequila, Craft Brews

The family-run shop at 3724 W. 26th St. is believed to house the largest tequila collection in the Midwest — with more than 700 varieties lining its shelves.

    Moreno's Liquors Celebrates 40 Years With Tequila, Craft Brews
    LITTLE VILLAGE - Moreno's Liquors will celebrate 40 years in Little Village this weekend with craft beer, food trucks and an all-day block party. The family-run shop at 3724 W. 26th St. is believed to house the largest tequila collection in the Midwest - with more than 700 varieties lining its shelves.
    https://www.dnainfo.com

May 17

1 Dead, 15 Wounded In Chicago Shootings Tuesday

About 9:55 p.m., a 30-year-old man was walking on the sidewalk in the 2600 block of South Kostner in the West Lawn neighborhood on the Southwest Side when someone in a white van shot him in the right hand, police said. His condition was stabilized at Mount Sinai.

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...shots fired found him unresponsive with gunshot wounds to the head and torso in the 1100 block of South Karlov. Green, who lived about a block away from the shooting, was pronounced dead at the...

...Side. He was discovered about 11:50 p.m. lying in the street in the 7100 block of South Stony Island, suffering from a gunshot wound to the back, police said. He was taken to Christ...

...the West Side. The 34-year-old was in a school parking lot in the 3600 block of West Fifth Avenue when another male walked up and fired shots before leaving the scene in a dark...

...Lawndale neighborhood. He was walking on the sidewalk at 10:19 p.m. in the 4100 block of West 15th Street when he heard shots and realized he’d been shot in the right forearm, police...

...South Side. They were standing on the sidewalk at 10:13 p.m. in the 6400 block of South Hoyne when someone fired shots at them, according to police. A 25-year-old man suffered...

...neighborhood on the South Side. She was walking at 8:06 p.m. in the 1700 block of East 71st Place when she heard shots and felt pain, police said. She was taken in fair condition...

At 7:21 p.m., a 23-year-old man heard gunfire and realized he’d been shot in the lower left leg while he was standing outside in the 100 block of South Springfield in the West Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side, police said. He was taken in good condition to Mount Sinai.

...by shooting on the South Side. About 4:45 p.m., he was in the 9100 block of South Essex when a silver, four-door car drove up and someone inside opened fire, police said...

About 4:30 p.m., a 26-year-old man was shot in the buttocks in the 1100 block of North Pulaski in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side, police said. He took himself to Norwegian American Hospital and was later transferred to Stroger Hospital, but his condition was not immediately known.

About 3:50 p.m., a 28-year-old man heard shots and felt pain in the 1000 block of North Waller in the West Side Austin neighborhood, police said. He was shot in the back and taken in serious condition to West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park and later transferred to Stroger Hospital.

...ski masks got out of a Jeep Cherokee at 1:39 a.m. in the 2200 block of South Wabash and, while two of them stole a gray 2006 BMW, the third tried to rob...

...Side. The 28-year-old was riding in a vehicle with her boyfriend in the 2500 block of West 73rd Street when three people fired shots in their direction, according to police. The woman suffered one...

Tuesday’s first shooting happened about 1:05 a.m. in Austin. Officers on patrol saw a crowd gathered around a 25-year-old man lying on the ground in the 5100 block of West Madison, police said. He had been shot in the head and was taken to Mount Sinai in critical condition.

    1 Dead, 15 Wounded In Chicago Shootings Tuesday
    CHICAGO (CBS) - A man was killed and at least 15 other people were wounded in shootings Tuesday across Chicago. Jonathan Green, 34, was found shot to death about 11 a.m. in the North Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner's office.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

May 16

17 personas baleadas en Chicago en 15 horas

...16 años fue baleada en el pie izquierdo y la pierna en la cuadra 3300 W. 24 St., en La Villita, informó la Policía. Ella se encontraba caminando con dos hombres cuando...

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...de 28 años fue herida gravemente cerca de 1:30 am en la cuadra 2500 W. 73 St. La mujer estaba en su coche con su novio cuando tres personas se acercaron y...

    17 personas baleadas en Chicago en 15 horas
    CHICAGO-Sarah Brazzle pensaba que era un chiste cuando tres hombres enmascarados la enfrentaron junto con su amigo mientras caminaban a sus autos en al sur del centro de la ciudad el martes por la mañana. De pronto ella vio que uno tiene un arma. "Si corres, te dispararemos", le dijo uno de ellos.
    http://www.vivelohoy.com

May 16

14 Wounded In Monday Shootings Across Chicago

...on the Southwest Side. She was walking with two males on the sidewalk in the 3300 block of West 24th Street when another male came out of a nearby alley and fired shots in their direction...

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...at a 24-year-old man while he was standing on the sidewalk in the 7500 block of North Kedzie in the West Rogers Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side, according to Chicago Police. The...

...p.m. and found a 22-year-old man lying on the sidewalk in the 6900 block of South Maplewood in the Marquette Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side, police said. He had been shot...

...m. in the West Side Austin neighborhood. She was riding in a vehicle in the 800 block of North Lockwood when someone fired shots from the sidewalk, police said. The woman was shot in the...

...South Side. He was walking on the street about 9:30 p.m. in the 4800 block of South Paulina when a male opened fire from the sidewalk, police said. The man was shot in...

...20 years old, were standing on the sidewalk about 9:30 p.m. in the 5500 block of South Shields in the South Side Englewood neighborhood when two males came out of a nearby gangway...

About 8:35 p.m., a 38-year-old man was shot in the left shoulder and right buttock while standing in an alley in the 3100 block of West Madison in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side, police said. He showed up at Stroger Hospital, but his condition was not known.

In a separate East Garfield Park attack, a 16-year-old boy was shot in the left thigh about 7:50 p.m. in the 3700 block of West Arthington, police said. He took himself to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was listed in good condition.

At 5:17 p.m., a 25-year-old man was shot in the upper shoulder in the 4900 block of West Potomac in Austin, police said. He drove himself in serious condition to West Suburban Medical Center. A handgun was recovered at the scene of the shooting.

...p.m. in Back of the Yards. He was shot in the thigh in the 5300 block of South Morgan and told investigators he saw a dark-colored vehicle driving south on Morgan, then heard...

...man was wounded in another Back of the Yards shooting. He was walking in the 1100 block of West 51st Street when a dark-colored Toyota Camry drove up and four males inside fired shots, police...

About 1:45 p.m., an 18-year-old man was shot in the upper shoulder in the 1100 block of North Monticello in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side, police said. He was listed in serious condition at Mount Sinai Hospital.

...Humboldt Park attack. A 26-year-old man was standing on the sidewalk in the 1400 block of North St. Louis when a green vehicle drove past and someone inside opened fire, police said. He was...

    14 Wounded In Monday Shootings Across Chicago
    CHICAGO (CBS) - At least 14 people were wounded in shootings Monday across Chicago. The day's latest spate of gun violence left nine people wounded in a span of less than four hours.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

May 11

Updated May 13

Chicago City Markets open Thursday

3750 W. Ogden Ave.

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...City of Chicago-managed markets opening in May are the Daley Plaza Farmers Market at 50 W. Washington St. opening on Thursday, May 11; the Division Street Farmers Market at Division St. and Dearborn...

6550 N. Sheridan Rd.

500 S. Central Ave.

50 W. Adams St.

7256 S. Chicago Ave.

2301 W. Leland Ave.

1420 S. Albany Ave.

330 N. Lotus Ave.

1500 W. Berwyn Ave.

1817 N. Clark St.

1333 N. Laramie Ave.

11100 S. Cottage Grove Ave.

Ravenswood Farmers Market (Link)4900 N. Damen Ave.June 7-October 18, 4-8 p.m.Roseland Market (City Market) (Link)200 W. 109th St.August 30-October 25; 2:30-5:30 p.m.

Ravenswood Farmers Market (Link)4900 N. Damen Ave.June 7-October 18, 4-8 p.m.Roseland Market (City Market) (Link)200 W. 109th St.August 30-October 25; 2:30-5:30 p.m.

555 E. 51st St.

1000 W. Argyle St. (at Sheridan Rd.)

5900 W. Chicago Ave.

6701 W. Forest Preserve Dr.

200 N. Kedzie Ave.

3637 N. Clark St.

1520 E. 53rd St.

3410 N. Southport Ave.

1936 S. Michigan Ave.

5814 S. Wood St.

2744 W. 63rd St.

30 W. Division St.

4911 S. Shields Ave.

6525 N. Hiawatha Ave.

5917 N. Broadway St.

76th St. & Racine Ave.

5100 S. Wood St.

115 S. Sangamon St.

2423 E. 75th St.

2741 W. Montrose Ave.

700 W. Armitage Ave.

4100 N. Damen Ave.

1400 W 46th St.

1800 S. Halsted St.

5400 W. Irving Park Rd.

79th & South Shore Drive

1000 W. 35th St.

1425 N. Damen Ave.

    Chicago City Markets open Thursday
    It's another true sign summer is right around the corner. Chicago City Markets opened Thursday for the summer season at Daley Plaza. Chicago-managed outdoor markets under one program, including Chicago's longest running farmers market at Daley Plaza, the historic Maxwell Street Market and community markets in neighborhoods across Chicago.
    http://abc7chicago.com

May 11

Cook County Settles Hundreds Of Jail Lawsuits — Are They Frivolous Or Valid?

...in October 2015 against Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart, who runs the massive jail at 26th Street and California Avenue...

    Cook County Settles Hundreds Of Jail Lawsuits - Are They Frivolous Or Valid?
    Duante Browner was booked into the Cook County Jail for aggravated domestic battery in March 2015. Seven months later - while serving time at a state prison - he filed a lawsuit against the Cook County sheriff. Browner, who is serving a three-year sentence in the Vandalia Correctional Center in south-central Illinois, wanted $20,000 for pain and suffering.
    https://www.wbez.org

May 11

Jason Van Dyke's Bid To Skip Court in Laquan McDonald Case Denied By Judge

Defense attorney Daniel Herbert in a motion filed April 20 argued that Van Dyke, 39, should be allowed to stay home since he believes the officer has been routinely harassed and threatened at the Leighton Criminal Courthouse, 2650 S. California Ave., since his November 2015 arrest.

    Jason Van Dyke's Bid To Skip Court in Laquan McDonald Case Denied By Judge
    COOK COUNTY CRIMINAL COURTHOUSE - A Cook County judge Thursday denied Officer Jason Van Dyke's request to skip routine court hearings in the Laquan McDonald case. Defense attorney Daniel Herbert in a motion filed April 20 argued that Van Dyke, 39, should be allowed to stay home since he believes the officer has been routinely harassed and threatened at the Leighton Criminal Courthouse, 2650 S.
    https://www.dnainfo.com

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