May 12

Updated 11 hours ago

4 Killed, 16 Wounded In Wednesday Shootings Across Chicago

...man who suffered a hip wound. Their conditions were stabilized after the shooting in the 2100 block of West Jackson, which police said likely was gang-related...

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The 50-year-old man and two women, ages 26 and 30, were in the 1500 block of West 71st Street at 11:20 p.m. when a male they knew approached and started shooting, according to Chicago Police.

Ira Cotton, 56, was standing on a front porch in the 7400 block of South Ingleside about 12:10 a.m. when someone walked up to him and demanded his car keys before shooting him in the left leg, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County sheriff’s office.

A 25-year-old man was driving near 129th and Lowe at 10:35 p.m. when someone exited an alley and shot at him, according to police. He was shot in the leg and taken to MetroSouth Medical Center in Blue Island, where his condition was stabilized.

About two hours earlier, a 15-year-old boy was shot in the leg in the West Side Austin neighborhood. The boy was shot in the 1300 block of North Parkside during a drive-by attack, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital in good condition.

Earlier in the evening, a 17-year-old boy was shot in the leg in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood on the Southwest Side. It happened about 6:40 p.m. in the 2500 block of West 63rd Street, and his condition was stabilized at Christ Medical Center. He wasn’t cooperative with investigators, police said.

Another Southwest Side shooting minutes earlier left a 24-year-old man wounded. He took himself to Mount Sinai Hospital after being shot in the side of the head about 6:30 p.m. in the 5700 block of South Kedzie, police said. His condition stabilized.

Wednesday afternoon, a man in his 20s was shot in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side. He suffered a leg wound about 2:15 p.m. in the 700 block of North Trumbull and was treated at the scene, police said. He was listed in good condition.

...three people wounded in another Chicago Lawn shooting about 12:45 p.m. in the 6900 block of South Western. A 15-year-old boy shot in the right arm and the pregnant 21-year...

...Park attack. A 32-year-old man shot in the abdomen and foot in the 900 block of North Drake took himself to Presence Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center. The documented gang member later...

    4 Killed, 16 Wounded In Wednesday Shootings Across Chicago
    CHICAGO (STMW) - Four people were killed and at least 16 others were wounded in shootings across Chicago on Wednesday. Most recently, two women and a man were killed in a domestic-related shooting Wednesday night in the South Side Englewood neighborhood.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

  • cecilia edwards Community Activist for better quality of life

    Beware! Walking Time Bombs are all over the city thanks to Former Gov Quinn release of 2500 Felons per month on an unsuspecting Public! now rumor has it he wants to run for Governor again against Rauner. You wont get my vote!

  • RAKARWOWSKI RETIRED CITY WORKER, CLEANING UP HUMBOLDT PARK

    But I thought Rauner was the evil one?

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Ald. Walter Burnett's Lousy Spring: First Punched, Now His Bike Gets Stolen

Antonio Cortez Means, 44, has been charged with burglary in the April 7 incident, which happened about 5 a.m. at 4 N. Western Ave., court records show.

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According to court records, Means lives in the 2700 block of West Harrison Street, which sits in the 28th Ward, outside of Burnett's ward.

    Ald. Walter Burnett's Lousy Spring: First Punched, Now His Bike Gets Stolen
    COOK COUNTY CRIMINAL COURTHOUSE - A man broke into Ald. Walter Burnett's Near West Side office last month and stole the alderman's personal bicycle, authorities said Monday. "I was supposed to do Bike the Drive this weekend, but I don't have a bike," Burnett (27th) said.
    https://www.dnainfo.com

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Midwest travel: Gear up your bike for Chicago's Bike the Drive

...clothing. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, May 28-29, at 1340 W. Washington Blvd., Chicago. Entry is $10 or $8 in advance at randolphstreetmarket.com. (312) 666-1200...

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The intersection of Belmont and Sheffield is the hub of Chicago's vibrant Lakeview neighborhood, and the yearly Belmont-Sheffield Music...

    Midwest travel: Gear up your bike for Chicago's Bike the Drive
    Release the daily grind and glide down Lake Shore Drive, minus exhaust fumes and apoplectic drivers, with thousands of other biking enthusiasts during Bike the Drive, a once-a-year opportunity to enjoy Chicago's skyline when Lake Shore Drive is closed to cars and open to two-wheeled vehicles.
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The best things to do in Chicago for July 2016

When that hotline bling, it could only mean one thing: the Canadian rap sensation's in town. Future opens. Tue 7/26 and Wed 7/27, 7 PM, United Center, 1901 W. Madison, 312-455-4500, unitedcenter.com, $45-$180.

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The city honors the acclaimed Chicago documentary company with an outdoor screening. Tue 7/5, 6:30 PM, Pritzker Pavilion, Millennium Park, 201 E. Randolph. Free

Questlove and the gang take a break from their gig as The Tonight Show's house band to play the Taste of Chicago. Chance the Rapper and the Social Experiment affiliate Donnie Trumpet opens. Wed 7/6, 5:30 PM, Petrillo Music Shell, Grant Park, 205 E. Randolph, grantparkmusicfestival.com, $23-$50.

Actor David Carl portrays actor Gary Busey portraying all of Hamlet's roles, with the help of homemade puppets, video, and songs. Tue 7/12-Sun 7/17, Chicago Shakespeare Theater, 800 E. Grand, 312-595-5600, chicagoshakes.com, $35.

Celebrate the French National Day with local French restaurants, raffles, wine, and live music. Thu 7/14, 5 PM, Daley Plaza, 50 W. Washington, 312-346-3278, bastilledaychicago.org. Free

See the southern rockers at what is probably one of Chicago's least rootsy venues: the Civic Opera House. Tue 7/19, 7:30 PM, Civic Opera House, 20 N. Wacker, 312-332-2244, civicoperahouse.com, $42-$72.

    The best things to do in Chicago for July 2016
    The Roots, Donnie Trumpet Questlove and the gang take a break from their gig as The Tonight Show's house band to play the Taste of Chicago. Chance the Rapper and the Social Experiment affiliate Donnie Trumpet opens. Wed 7/6, 5:30 PM, Petrillo Music Shell, Grant Park, 205 E. Randolph, grantparkmusicfestival.com, $23-$50.
    http://www.chicagoreader.com

4 days ago

Boy, 12, injured in Near West Side shooting speaks out

...were buying food and candy at the Golden Fish and Chicken at the corner of Jackson and Western just before 7 p.m. Wednesday. "I feel bad because if I wouldn't have...

    Boy, 12, injured in Near West Side shooting speaks out
    A 12-year-old boy is speaking out after he was injured in a shooting on Chicago's Near West Side. Surveillance cameras captured him running from the gunfire and into a restaurant looking for help. Police are hoping that security video from surveillance cameras will help lead to the gunmen responsible for the attack that left Willie Burgess wounded.
    http://abc7chicago.com

4 days ago

Man, 36, shot during scuffle with ATM robber on West Side

...victim from behind at about 2:40 a.m. at the Chase Bank branch near Madison and Oakley. The victim turned and punched the robber, who then drew a gun...

    Man, 36, shot during scuffle with ATM robber on West Side
    CHICAGO - A 36-year-old man is in serious condition after being shot during an attempted robbery while using a near West Side ATM. A masked man approached the victim from behind at about 2:40 a.m. at the Chase Bank branch near Madison and Oakley.
    http://wgntv.com

4 days ago

Man shot in Near West Side ATM attempted robbery when he tried to fight back

...the chest.Police said the 36-year-old victim was using an ATM in the 2300-block of West Madison Street around 3:20 a.m. Friday when the robber approached him from behind and demanded...

    Man shot in Near West Side ATM attempted robbery
    A man fought back when a man in a mask tried to rob him at an ATM on Chicago's Near West Side. The suspect shot him in the chest. Police said the 36-year-old victim was using an ATM in the 2300-block of West Madison Street around 3:20 a.m.
    http://abc7chicago.com

4 days ago

Man Wounded In Near West Side Shooting

At 2:41 a.m., the 36-year-old man was going to an ATM in 2300 block of West Madison when a masked male walked up behind him, according to Chicago Police. The victim then punched the masked male, who in turn shot him in the chest.

    Man Wounded In Near West Side Shooting
    CHICAGO (STMW) - A man was shot early Friday on the Near West Side. At 2:41 a.m., the 36-year-old man was going to an ATM in 2300 block of West Madison when a masked male walked up behind him, according to Chicago Police.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

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Man shot in Near West Side ATM robbery when he tried to fight back

...the chest.Police said the 36-year-old victim was using an ATM in the 2300-block of West Madison Street around 3:20 a.m. Friday when the robber approached him from behind and demanded...

    Man shot in Near West Side ATM robbery
    A man fought back when a man in a mask tried to rob him at an ATM on Chicago's Near West Side. The suspect shot him in the chest.
    http://abc7chicago.com

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Updated 4 days ago

Gunmen Open Fire On Near West Side Chicken Shack, Wounding Boy, 12

The boy was with three other kids and an adult at 6:57 p.m. Wednesday in Golden Fish & Chicken, 2356 W. Jackson Blvd., when two men leaned out of a passing red SUV and opened fire, according to police and Summer Zatar, who co-owns the restaurant.

The shooting was in the same area as a massive brawl that was caught on video Monday afternoon. That fight, involving dozens of people, spilled into the busy intersection of Jackson and Western. No arrests were made, even though a police squad car was parked at the scene for most of the brawl.

    West Side Shooting Leaves 12-Year-Old Boy Injured, Police Say
    WEST SIDE- A West Side shooting left a boy injured while sitting in a restaurant Wednesday night, police said. At 6:57 p.m., a 12-year-old boy was shot in the 200 block of South Western Ave when someone in a red SUV fired shots, said Kevin Quaid, a Chicago Police spokesman.
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  • gpblight 18 Yr East Garfield Resident

    CPD is not capable of keepong us safe. We need peacekeepers from a military branch to be invited into Chicago and work on this problem. The entire population should email the mayor and ask he make that invitation.

    Letterforthemayor@cityofchicago.org

    These kinds of street takeover are common. It is common for...

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    CPD is not capable of keepong us safe. We need peacekeepers from a military branch to be invited into Chicago and work on this problem. The entire population should email the mayor and ask he make that invitation.

    Letterforthemayor@cityofchicago.org

    These kinds of street takeover are common. It is common for police to DO NOTHING. Observership is what medical students do. Police are supposed to take action.

    Heros step in they do not dilly dally. Police and newscasters want to make heros out of COPs when they are merely doing their jobs. The Justice Department seems to feel otherwise. The Chicago Task force on Police Accointability also thinks otherwise too.

    Again, a known high risk area with regular incidents...cannot get crime inder control.
    This is why streets are becoming more violent...nobody gets aprehended or convicted. We let homegrown terrorists rule the streets. Only,when videos go viral is something done.

    Why? The city and state are bankrupt and cannot afford the cost of lockup. Criminals are left on the street to do as they please no matter how many are shot or even killed. The new deal is to deny these are violent events because it was police brutality.

    We can then talk about the Blue Code and Blue Flu. We hear nothing about those
    Union tactics that inflate the numbers of Cpd on the timeclock that stand around and do nothing. The ones driving around, peddling around, walking around doinf nothing is staggering! If the public accepts the "afraid" excuse...they are misguided.

    Fraidy cats have no business being on the force; nor do bullys

4 days ago

Man shot on Near West Side

The 36-year-old man was shot in the chest at 2:41 a.m. near an ATM in the 2300 block of West Madison, according to Chicago Police.

    Man shot on Near West Side
    A man was shot early Friday on the Near West Side. The 36-year-old man was shot in the chest at 2:41 a.m. near an ATM in the 2300 block of West Madison, according to Chicago Police. Police said he was taken to Stroger Hospital, but his condition and other additional information was not immediately available.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

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