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75 CPS schools now have tested positive for lead

Edward Coles Elementary Language Academy 8441 S Yates Blvd

Arnold Mireles Elementary Academy 9000 S Exchange Ave 

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John J Audubon Elementary School 3500 N Hoyne Ave

Clara Barton Elementary School 7650 S Wolcott Ave 

Edward Beasley Elementary Magnet Academic Center 5255 S State St

Jacob Beidler Elementary School 3151 W Walnut St

James G. Blaine Elementary School 1420 W Grace St

Blair Early Childhood Center 6751 W 63rd Pl

Lorenz Brentano Math & Science Academy 2723 N Fairfield Ave

Lyman A Budlong Elementary School 2701 W Foster Ave

Burbank Elementary School 2035 N Mobile Ave

Edmond Burke Elementary School 5356 S King Dr 

Daniel R Cameron Elementary School 1234 N Monticello Ave

Carson Elementary School 5516 S Maplewood Ave

George Washington Carver Primary School 901 E 133rd Pl

Thomas Chalmers Specialty Elementary School 2745 W Roosevelt Rd

Eliza Chappell Elementary School 2135 W Foster Ave

Salmon P Chase Elementary School 2021 N Point St

Columbia Explorers Elementary Academy 4520 S Kedzie Ave

Courtenay Language Arts Center 4420 N Beacon St

Charles R Darwin Elementary School 3116 W Belden Ave 

Charles S Deneen Elementary School 7240 S Wabash Ave

Walt Disney Magnet Elementary School 4140 N Marine Dr

Disney II Magnet School 3815 N Kedvale Ave 

John B Drake Elementary School 2710 S Dearborn St

Durkin Park Elementary School 8445 S Kolin Ave

Esmond Elementary School 1865 W Montvale Ave

Edward Everett Elementary School 3419 S Bell Ave

Fairfield Elementary Academy 6201 S Fairfield Ave

Fernwood Elementary School 10041 S Union Ave

Frederick Funston Elementary School 2010 N Central Park Ave

William C. Goudy Technology Academy 5120 N Winthrop Ave

Horace Greeley Elementary School 832 W Sheridan Rd

Frank W Gunsaulus Elementary Scholastic Academy 4420 S Sacramento Ave

John H Hamline Elementary School 4747 S Bishop St 

Bret Harte Elementary School 1556 E 56th St

John Harvard Elementary School of Excellence 7525 S Harvard

Robert Healy Elementary School 3010 S Parnell Ave

William G Hibbard Elementary School 3244 W Ainslie St

Charles Evans Hughes Elementary School 4247 W 15th St

Joshua D Kershaw Elementary School 6450 S Lowe Ave 

LaSalle II Magnet Elementary School 1148 N Honore St

Josephine C Locke Elementary School 2828 N Oak Park Ave

Joseph Lovett Elementary School 6333 W Bloomingdale Ave

George Manierre Elementary School 1420 N Hudson Ave 

John L Marsh Elementary School 9822 S Exchange Ave 

Florence Nightingale Elementary School 5250 S Rockwell St

Jesse Owens Elementary Community Academy 12302 S State St

Parkside Elementary Community Academy 6938 S East End Ave 

Helen Peirce International Studies Elementary School 1423 W Bryn Mawr Ave

William Penn Elementary School 1616 S Avers Ave 

Manuel Perez Elementary School 1241 W 19th St

Josiah Pickard Elementary School 2301 W 21st Pl

Pilsen Elementary Community Academy 1420 W 17th St

Portage Park Elementary School 5330 W Berteau Ave 

Ernst Prussing Elementary School 4650 N Menard Ave

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

Frank W Reilly Elementary School 3650 W School St

Washington D Smyser Elementary School 4310 N Melvina Ave

John M Smyth Elementary School 1059 W 13th St

Hannah G Solomon Elementary School 6206 N Hamlin Ave

Spencer Elementary Technology Academy 214 N Lavergne Ave

Frederick Stock Elementary School 7507 W Birchwood Ave 

Harriet Beecher Stowe Elementary School 3444 W Wabansia Ave

Mancel Talcott Elementary School 1840 W Ohio St

Henry O Tanner Elementary School 7350 S Evans Ave

Enrico Tonti Elementary School 5815 S Homan Ave

George Washington Elementary School 3611 E 114th St 

Ida B Wells Preparatory Elementary Academy 249 E 37th St

Daniel S Wentworth Elementary School 1340 W 71st St

Woodlawn Community Elementary School 6657 S Kimbark Ave

Ella Flagg Young Elementary School 1434 N Parkside Ave 

Emiliano Zapata Elementary Academy 2728 S Kostner Ave

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

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Man shot in South Chicago apartment

About 4 a.m., a male followed the 27-year-old from the street into his residence in the 8700 block of South Burley and shot him multiple times through a closed door, according to Chicago Police.

    Man shot in South Chicago apartment
    A man was shot in his apartment early Sunday in the South Chicago neighborhood. About 4 a.m., a male followed the 27-year-old from the street into his residence in the 8700 block of South Burley and shot him multiple times through a closed door, according to Chicago Police.
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Murder Suspect Said He 'F----- Up' After Bloody Crime Spree: Prosecutors

Gama and his accomplice — who was arrested earlier this month — popped up again 10 minutes later in the 8400 block of South Mackinaw Avenue, prosecutors said.

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At that point, Gama and his accomplice headed to a Shell gas station in the 5400 block of South Harlem Avenue in suburban Summit, prosecutors said. There, Gama is accused of robbing two store clerks at gunpoint while his accomplice, who was also carrying a gun, acted as lookout.

The final attack happened about 8:50 a.m. when Gama murdered 34-year-old store clerk Ghassan Abujeries in a botched robbery at a different Shell station in the 7200 block of West 63rd Street in suburban Summit, prosecutors said.

    Murder Suspect Said He 'F----- Up' After Bloody Crime Spree: Prosecutors
    COOK COUNTY CRIMINAL COURTHOUSE - A suburban man has been charged in a July 6 crime spree that led to the murder of an unarmed store clerk. It all started about 7:30 a.m.
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19 hours ago

Chicago Weather: Heat continues, thunderstorms possible

8650 S. Commercial Ave.

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COOLING CENTERS OPEN ACROSS CHICAGO AREAThe Garfield Center, located at 10 S. Kedzie, is available 24-hours a day, seven days a week to connect residents to emergency...

4314 S. Cottage Grove

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4312 W. North Ave.

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

    Heat continues, thunderstorms possible in Chicago area
    The summer heat has continued into the weekend, with thunderstorms a possibility Saturday night through the Chicago area. A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect until 10 p.m. Saturday for Cook, DuPage, Will, Grundy, Lake, McHenry, Kane, Kendall, DeKalb, LaSalle, Winnebago, Ogle, Lee and Boone counties.
    http://abc7chicago.com

21 hours ago

Person in custody after attempted bank robbery

...into custody following an attempted robbery at 4:45 p.m. of Royal Savings Bank, 9226 S. Commercial Ave., according to the FBI.The same person is suspected of robbing a Fifth Third Bank...

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...the FBI.The same person is suspected of robbing a Fifth Third Bank branch at 5241 W. 63rd St. in the Clearing neighborhood on Wednesday, the FBI said.It wasn't the first time...

    Person in custody after attempted bank robbery
    A male suspected of several Chicago bank robberies is in custody after an attempted bank robbery in the South Chicago neighborhood Friday. The male was taken into custody following an attempted robbery at 4:45 p.m. of Royal Savings Bank, 9226 S. Commercial Ave., according to the FBI.
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23 hours ago

Suspect In Custody Following Attempted Bank Robbery

The male was taken into custody following an attempted robbery at 4:45 p.m. of Royal Savings Bank, 9226 S. Commercial Ave., according to the FBI.

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The same person is suspected of robbing a Fifth Third Bank branch at 5241 W. 63rd St. in the Clearing neighborhood on Wednesday, the FBI said.

    Suspect In Custody Following Attempted Bank Robbery
    (STMW) - A male suspected of several Chicago bank robberies is in custody after an attempted bank robbery in the South Chicago neighborhood Friday. The male was taken into custody following an attempted robbery at 4:45 p.m. of Royal Savings Bank, 9226 S. Commercial Ave., according to the FBI.
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23 hours ago

Person in custody following attempted bank robbery

The male was taken into custody following an attempted robbery at 4:45 p.m. of Royal Savings Bank, 9226 S. Commercial Ave., according to the FBI.

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The same person is suspected of robbing a Fifth Third Bank branch at 5241 W. 63rd St. in the Clearing neighborhood on Wednesday, the FBI said.

    Person in custody following attempted bank robbery
    A male suspected of several Chicago bank robberies is in custody after an attempted bank robbery in the South Chicago neighborhood Friday. The male was taken into custody following an attempted robbery at 4:45 p.m. of Royal Savings Bank, 9226 S. Commercial Ave., according to the FBI.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

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Attempted bank robbery reported in South Chicago

Royal Bank at 9226 S. Commercial Ave., which someone attempted to rob Friday. | Google Maps

    Attempted bank robbery reported in South Chicago
    An attempted bank robbery was reported Friday in the South Chicago neighborhood. Someone tried to rob the Royal Bank branch at 9226 S. Commercial, according to to FBI spokesman Garrett Croon. Croon said a suspect might have been taken into custody. Additional details were not immediately available.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

2 days ago

Updated 37 hours ago

Chicago Weather: Excessive Heat Warning in effect after damaging storms

8650 S. Commercial Ave.

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

845 W. Wilson Ave.

4312 W. North Ave.

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

    Excessive Heat Warning in effect after damaging storms
    After a night of damaging summer storms, many across the Chicago area will be cleaning up Friday. It's going to be another hot and humid day. An Excessive Heat Warning for northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin that went into effect at noon Thursday is expected to expire around 7 p.m.
    http://abc7chicago.com

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Keep Cool: City Officials Warn Chicagoans of Extreme Heat Wave

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

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

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

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

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

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

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