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7 hours ago

Man grazed by bullet in South Chicago

The shooting happened about 11:25 p.m.in the 8900 block of South Houston, according to Chicago Police.

    Man grazed by bullet in South Chicago
    A man was grazed by a bullet Sunday night in the South Chicago neighborhood. The shooting happened about 11:25 p.m.in the 8900 block of South Houston, according to Chicago Police. The 22-year-old man suffered a graze wound to the face and declined to be transported to a hospital for treatment, police said.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

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These nearby schools are looking for financial help on DonorsChoose.org:

  • Journal Journey

    Ms. P. is asking for $975.58:
    My students need journals for reading and math and materials such as folders, a paper trimmer and a pencil sharpener.
    New Sullivan Elementary School Comment
  • Printing Possibilities

    Ms. P. is asking for $497.19:
    My students need a classroom printer and paper so that I can provide materials that enhance their academic strengths and needs.
    New Sullivan Elementary School Comment

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  • 1 to 1 Technology Ratio

    Mr. Sunshine is asking for $364.86:
    My students need a chromebook to complete NGSS labs. We are currently trying to go to a 1 to 1 student to technology ratio in the classroom.
    Bowen High School Comment

47 hours ago

John Hudson Sr., church musician from musical family, dead at 72

Together, they operated Hudson Funeral Home, 8745 S. Commercial Ave. In 2008, after the murders of Jennifer Hudson’s nephew, mother and brother, John and Dorothy Hudson handled the funeral arrangements.

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...minister of music for 40 years at Pleasant Gift Missionary Baptist church. The church at 4526 S. Greenwood Ave. was founded by his Mississippi family and became a destination for African-Americans moving to...

...sold insurance in Chatham for American General. He also sold shoes at Hobson’s at 47th Street and Prairie Avenue, where he outfitted singers including Lou Rawls, who started out doing gospel with Sam Cooke...

...Visitation is planned from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at Apostolic Church of God, 6320 S. Dorchester Ave., with the funeral there at 11 a.m. Mr. Hudson will be buried in a...

    John Hudson Sr., church musician from musical family, dead at 72
    John Howard Hudson Sr. - a church musician, deacon and funeral director - tried to make it to all of his family's birthdays, baptisms, weddings, proms and graduations. That wasn't easy to do with a clan that includes a wife, three sons, three grandchildren, eight brothers and sisters and 50 to 60 nieces and nephews.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

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  • Math Cubes for Engaging Hands on Learning

    Ms. Krasowski is asking for $202.56:
    My students need unifix cubes as a math manipulative. At Great Lakes Academy, we use research based, small group math instruction. This requires students to use hands on materials when solving math problems.
    Great Lakes Academy Charter School Comment

2 days ago

Vigil held for girls, man killed in fire

2430-2499 E. 81st St.

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3443 N. Sheffield Ave., Chicago, IL 60657, 41.7139380381563, -87.7529021308068

    Vigil held for girls, man killed in fire
    CHICAGO - A vigil was held Friday night in the South Chicago neighborhood where four people, including three young girls, died in an apartment fire earlier this week. Police have called the fire arson and are investigating. It was emotional candlelight vigil for the victims. The father of one of the girls killed thanked neighbors, family and friends for the outpouring of support.
    http://wgntv.com

2 days ago

Vigil Held After Fatal South Side Fire

Staples was one of four who died in a South Chicago fire Tuesday. Three young sisters — 3-month-old Melanie Watson, 4-year-old Madison Watson, and 7-year-old Shaniyah Staples – were killed in the blaze at 81st and Essex, along with 56-year-old Kirk Johnson, who lived in a neighboring apartment.

    Vigil Held After Fatal South Side Fire
    CHICAGO (CBS) - Family of seven-year-old Shaniyah Staples gather together Friday at 81st and Essex for a vigil, remembering her once more. Staples was one of four who died in a South Chicago fire Tuesday.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

2 days ago

Vigil being held for victims of South Chicago fire

Shanieka Bew carefully placed several expressions of love as a neighborhood struggles to cope with the fatal fire that claimed the lives of a man and three young sisters in the 8100-block of South Essex Avenue.

...In all nearly 200 firefighters arrived to find the 32-unit apartment building located near 81st and South Essex Avenue engulfed in flames. Witnesses say the stairwells were consumed by fire.Kirk Johnson, 56, also...

    Vigil being held for victims of South Chicago fire
    A community is outraged and still in mourning three days after a fire that killed three young girls and their neighbor. The family of the girls who died in the fire plan to hold a vigil along with neighborhood residents. Meanwhile investigators are still looking for who caused the fire.
    http://abc7chicago.com

2 days ago

Residents return to building where 3 young sisters, man killed in deadly fire

Three young sisters, ages 3-months, 4 and 7-years-old, and a 56-year-old man died when the fire broke out Tuesday morning in the building at 81st and Essex on the city's Southeast Side.

    Residents return to building where 3 young sisters, man killed in deadly fire
    CHICAGO -- Residents of half of the building on South Essex damaged by a fatal arson fire are returning to their apartments this afternoon to see if any of their belongings can be salvaged. Other tenants are being kept away, because their units are too badly damaged to reenter.
    http://cltv.com

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