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Two Men Charged With Fatally Shooting Nykea Aldridge

Derren Sorrells lives in the 6000 block of South Indiana, and Darwin Sorrells, who was also charged with one misdemeanor count of criminal trespass, lives in the 7500 block of South Wentworth, police said.

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Derren Sorrells lives in the 6000 block of South Indiana, and Darwin Sorrells, who was also charged with one misdemeanor count of criminal trespass, lives in the 7500 block of South Wentworth, police said.

Aldridge, of the 6400 block of South Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, was taken to Stroger Hospital with gunshot wounds to the head and arm and was pronounced dead at 4:15 p.m., according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

About 3:30 p.m., Aldridge, 32, was walking with a baby in a stroller and a man in the 6300 block of South Calumet when two male suspects walked up and fired shots at a third man, according to Chicago Police.

    Two Men Charged With Fatally Shooting Nykea Aldridge
    CHICAGO (CBS) - Two men were charged Sunday morning with the shooting death of Dwyane Wade's cousin, Nykea Aldridge. Derren Sorells, 22, and Darwin Sorells, 26, were both charged with one count of first degree murder and one count of attempted first degree murder, according to a statement from Chicago Police.
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2 Charged in Shooting Death of Dwyane Wade's Cousin

Derren Sorrells, of the 6000 block of South Indiana Ave, is a documented gang member and was on parole, according to Guglielmi, who did not...

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Darwin Sorrells, of the 7500 block of South Wentworth Ave, was a "co-conspirator," Guglielmi said, and was also on parole for a gun charge. He was sentenced to six years in prison in January 2013 and released early, according to police. 

Aldridge was gunned down as she pushed a child in a stroller Friday afternoon, walking in the 6300 block of South Calumet Ave in the Parkway Gardens neighborhood, according to police.

    2 Charged with Murder in Death of Dwyane Wade's Cousin
    Two men have been charged with murder in connection with the shooting death of 32-year-old Nykea Aldridge, Chicago police confirmed Sunday morning. "Overnight, CPD charged the Sorrells brothers for the murder of Nykea Aldridge," CPD spokesperson Anthony Guglielmi tweeted Sunday morning. Further details were not released and officials plan to address the media at 11:30 a.m.
    http://www.nbcchicago.com

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New tennis center to serve South Side youth

Mayor Rahm Emanuel attended the groundbreaking Thursday in the 5400-block of South State Street.

    New tennis center to serve South Side youth
    A world-class tennis facility is coming to Chicago's South Side. XS Tennis is set to launch construction on the 150,000 square-foot facility in the city's Washington Park neighborhood. The development will feature 12 indoor tennis courts, 15 outdoor tennis courts, a fitness center, running track, training space and classrooms. When construction is finished, more than 4,000 CPS students will be exposed to the sport through the free Tennis XSpress program.
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XS Tennis Village Starts Construction After Closing $4M Budget Gap

Kamau Murray, founder of Kenwood-based XS Tennis, said Thursday he found out after the groundbreaking in June of 2015 that he needed an extra $4 million to move electrical and sewer lines on the property at 5400 S. State St.

    XS Tennis Village Starts Construction After Closing $4M Budget Gap
    WASHINGTON PARK - XS Tennis Village is starting construction on its $16.9 million tennis facility a year after breaking ground after discovering it needed an extra $4 million to clean up the former public housing land.
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Children’s Book Fair approaching

The 30th annual Children’s Book Fair will take place Sept. 11 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Nichols Park, 355 E. 53rd St.

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