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Suspect in Police Chase Crashes Stolen Car, Killing Passenger: Prosecutors

The off-duty sergeant was able to identify Gipson as the driver of the red Chevy, which was reported stolen near 60th and Prairie streets sometime Sunday or Monday, prosecutors said.

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Gipson, of the 4200 block of South Michigan Avenue, admitted he knew the car was stolen and bought it for $25, according to Gool. He also confessed to "smoking cannabis," she said.

    Teen Killed In Crash While In Stolen Car Fleeing Police, Officials Say
    GRAND BOULEVARD - Police said they arrested two men Tuesday after the driver crashed a stolen car and killed one of the car's passengers while trying to escape police in Grand Boulevard. The driver, Dominic Gipson, 19, of the 4200 block of South Michigan Avenue, has been charged with reckless homicide after he crashed the car while trying to flee police at 4:30 p.m.
    https://www.dnainfo.com

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In praise of Chicago’s Grid-defying diagonals

In the Plan, diagonal streets spanned the city like the Hancock Center’s Xs, creating crosstown routes and turning perfectly perpendicular intersections into junctions of six or even eight corners: 51st and King, LaSalle and Ohio, Western and Fullerton.

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Aerial view of Elston intersecting with Fullerton and Damen

In the Plan, diagonal streets spanned the city like the Hancock Center’s Xs, creating crosstown routes and turning perfectly perpendicular intersections into junctions of six or even eight corners: 51st and King, LaSalle and Ohio, Western and Fullerton.

...or so of Blue Island Avenue to build UIC. They eliminated an angled section of Cottage Grove north of 35th to build Lake Meadows. They bulldozed a block of Fifth Avenue on the west side...

...for the very best diagonal in the city measures just a few hundred feet: the 2400 block of North Albany, which is lined with trees and graystones and makes for a handy shortcut from Kedzie...

    In praise of Chicago's Grid-defying diagonals
    There were supposed to be more of them. It was in the Plan. (You know which Plan.) In the Plan, diagonal streets spanned the city like the Hancock Center's Xs, creating crosstown routes and turning perfectly perpendicular intersections into junctions of six or even eight corners: 51st and King, LaSalle and Ohio, Western and Fullerton.
    http://www.chicagoreader.com

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MetroSquash

119 East Garfield BLVD, Woodlawn, IL 60637, 41.780228, -87.59390869999999

    MetroSquash
    Alderman, Willie B Cochren, of Chicago's 20th Ward discusses the sport of squash and the new facility, MetroSquash, that opened in Woodlawn.
    http://comcastnewsmakers.com

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Updates on University Park

119 East Garfield BLVD, University Park, IL 60637, 41.44003439999999, -87.68337689999998

    Updates on University Park
    Mayor of University Park, Vivian Covington discusses development, transparency, and fiscal responsibility in University Park.
    http://comcastnewsmakers.com

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KLEO 2015 Gala and Award Recipients

119 East Garfield BLVD, Chicago, IL 60637, 41.7941004, -87.62172859999998

    KLEO 2015 Gala and Award Recipients
    KLEO Center Celebrates its 9th Annual Angel Award Gala. This years award recipients are Theaster Gate, Andy Zopp and Jennifer Bridgeforth. KLEO is named after Kleo Barrett, the sister of founder Torrey Barrett, who was a victim of domestic violence.
    http://comcastnewsmakers.com

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  • Permit issued for new construction

    FOUNDATION AND SUPERSTRUCTURE ONLY: FOR NEW 2-STORY + MEZZANINE RECREATION FACILITY, DAY-CARE, COMMUNITY CENTER, AND OFFICES ON SHALLOW FOUNDATIONS. TO ALSO INCLUDE EXTENSIVE SITE WORK AND FOUNDATIONS FOR 864 SF CLUBHOUSE. FULL BUILD-OUT UNDER SEPARATE PERMIT PROPOSED USE C-2 SMALL ASSEMBLY(CONDITIONAL PERMIT SUBJECT TO FIELD INSPECTIONS)

    5334 S. State St. Issued June 20, 2016 Comment

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12 Killed, 43 Wounded In Father’s Day Weekend Shootings

...fired into the car, striking Cook in the head, authorities said. He lived in the 5700 block of South Calumet...

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...on the South Side. Officers responding to a call of a person shot in the 7300 block of South University found the 22-year-old man lying in the gangway, according to Chicago Police. He...

Less than an hour earlier, a 29-year-old man was shot in the lower back and chest in Englewood’s 1500 block of West 69th Street and taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he later died, police said.

Late Sunday, a 21-year-old man was was in a vehicle in the 600 block of South Lake Shore Drive when shots rang out and he was struck in the lower back, police said. He...

...of a gunshot wound to the abdomen after showing up at St. Bernard Hospital at 326 W. 64th St. about 6:50 p.m., according to police, who did not known when or where...

...Auburn Gresham, a 33-year-old man was in a vehicle going south in the 7600 block of South Eggleston when another vehicle pulled alongside and someone inside it opened fire about 8:20 p...

...for a well-being check about 9:45 a.m. at a home in the 1400 block of East 54th Street found them dead at the scene with gunshot wounds to the head, with the man...

About 5:30 a.m., officers responding to a call of shots fired found 23-year-old Eric Smith dead with multiple gunshot wounds in the 4800 block of West Monroe, according to police and the medical examiner’s office. Smith lived nearby in the 4800 block of West Adams, authorities said.

About 5:30 a.m., officers responding to a call of shots fired found 23-year-old Eric Smith dead with multiple gunshot wounds in the 4800 block of West Monroe, according to police and the medical examiner’s office. Smith lived nearby in the 4800 block of West Adams, authorities said.

...m. when the guards pulled up to the party at a housing complex in the 1300 block of West Hastings, police said. A 24-year-old man whose name has not been released was shot...

...leg in the first block of South Springfield, authorities said. McMahon, who lived in the 1800 block of South Fairfield, was pronounced dead at the scene at 1:56 a.m. The older man was...

Late Friday in North Lawndale, 22-year-old Charles Wiley was shot in the neck about 10:30 p.m. in the 2200 block of South Kirkland, authorities said. Wiley, who lived in the 4200 block of West Cullerton, was taken to Mount Sinai, where he died at 11:04 p.m.

Late Friday in North Lawndale, 22-year-old Charles Wiley was shot in the neck about 10:30 p.m. in the 2200 block of South Kirkland, authorities said. Wiley, who lived in the 4200 block of West Cullerton, was taken to Mount Sinai, where he died at 11:04 p.m.

...in West Englewood. Melvin Cook was riding in a vehicle in the alley of the 6500 block of South Hamilton when two gunmen walked up and fired into the car, striking Cook in the head...

...evening shooting in Woodlawn on the South Side. He was in a vehicle in the 6100 block of South Kimbark when another vehicle pulled up and someone inside opened fire, striking the boy in the...

    12 Killed, 43 Wounded In Father's Day Weekend Shootings
    The most recent homicide happened about 1:30 a.m. Monday in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood on the South Side. Officers responding to a call of a person shot in the 7300 block of South University found the 22-year-old man lying in the gangway, according to Chicago Police.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

  • gpblight 18 Yr East Garfield Resident

    Justice Department holds meetings.hope u can attend and contribute valuable data with facts.

    http://files.ctctcdn.com/f05d77ca001/10a545f7-1491-4a1b-beaf-e34907831dda.pdf

  • Bronzeville Curmudgeon Bronzeville Conservator

    Chicago is a tale of two cities, where genocide and regentrification are intimately and interrelatedly connected!!!

  • gpblight 18 Yr East Garfield Resident

    I,wouldn't call it genocide.it is more like hate to,the degree of Suni/Shias, Irish/English in years past, Japanese/Chinese, Cathoilic/Prodestant. Blacks are killing blacks here...that is factual. No other race in Chicago is driving the streets killing anyone in site including infants. The whole ghetto culture needs a paradim shift within its...

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    I,wouldn't call it genocide.it is more like hate to,the degree of Suni/Shias, Irish/English in years past, Japanese/Chinese, Cathoilic/Prodestant. Blacks are killing blacks here...that is factual. No other race in Chicago is driving the streets killing anyone in site including infants. The whole ghetto culture needs a paradim shift within its pwn culture..

    Keeping hood people in grinding poverty?,Yes, the government has to fes up and take the hits for those attrocities.

    Who is really to blame???? US!!!! Why?

    We pit the plauers on office and don't use the Democracy tools to OUST the self enriching politicians that bankruot the state and expect taxpayers to bail them out and stake their failures.

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