23 hours ago

Updated 2 hours ago

Three Killed, Several Wounded In Memorial Day Weekend Violence So Far

A 24-year-old was in the 4300 block of West West End about 4:35 a.m. when two males walked up to him and opened fire, police said. The man suffered graze wounds to his arm, head and eyebrow. He was taken to Stroger Hospital in good condition.

About 4 a.m., a 24-year-old man was shot in the 4600 block of West Jackson, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital in good condition.

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Damien Cionzynski, 23, got into a fight with two other males inside a business about 5:15 a.m. in the 6300 block of West Montrose, police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

The medical examiner’s office identified her Saturday morning as Veronica Lopez. She lived in the 5100 block of West Fullerton.

Just before 11 p.m., the 25-year-old was sitting in a vehicle parked in the 3700 block of West 75th Place when a gunman walked up and opened fire, according to Chicago Police.

About 45 minutes earlier, a 25-year-old man was shot in the 4600 block of South Honore in the Back of the Yards neighborhood, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where his condition stabilized.

A 21-year-old man was driving in the 4300 block of North Kimball in the Irving Park neighborhood about 2:55 a.m. when someone shot him in the clavicle, police said. He was taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center in serious condition.

A 17-year-old boy was outside in the 1200 block of South Independence about 2:35 a.m. when someone in a passing black SUV shot him in the knee, police said. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in good condition.

The three were outside in the 3300 block of West Walnut when someone in a passing vehicle opened fire, police said.

The man was on a porch in the 9900 block of South Paxton when two males walked up and opened fire, police said. He suffered a graze wound to his right forearm and refused medical attention at the scene.

    Three Killed, Several Wounded In Memorial Day Weekend Violence So Far
    (STMW) - A 15-year-old girl was one of three people killed along with another 12 who were wounded in less than eight hours of shootings to start the Memorial Day holiday weekend. The most recent homicide occurred in the Portage Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

  • Can't you do anything to prevent this, superman?

    I guess being faster than a speeding bullet is overrated these days.

  • It might be all that Krypton, ha!

34 hours ago

Updated 5 hours ago

Police: 3 dead, 12 wounded in holiday weekend shootings

A 24-year-old was in the 4300 block of West West End about 4:35 a.m. when two males walked up to him and opened fire, police said. The man suffered graze wounds to his arm, head and eyebrow. He was taken to Stroger Hospital in good condition.

About 4 a.m., a 24-year-old man was shot in the 4600 block of West Jackson, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital in good condition.

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A 23-year-old man got into an fight with two other males inside a business about 5:15 a.m. in the 6300 block of West Montrose, police said.

Just before 11 p.m., the 25-year-old was sitting in a vehicle parked in the 3700 block of West 75th Place when a gunman walked up and opened fire, according to Chicago Police.

About 45 minutes earlier, a 25-year-old man was shot in the 4600 block of South Honore in the Back of the Yards neighborhood, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where his condition stabilized.

A 21-year-old man was driving in the 4300 block of North Kimball in the Irving Park neighborhood about 2:55 a.m. when someone shot him in the clavicle, police said. He was taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center in serious condition.

A 17-year-old boy was outside in the 1200 block of South Independence about 2:35 a.m. when someone in a passing black SUV shot him in the knee, police said. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in good condition.

The three were outside in the 3300 block of West Walnut when someone in a passing vehicle opened fire, police said.

The man was on a porch in the 9900 block of South Paxton when two males walked up and opened fire, police said. He suffered a graze wound to his right forearm and refused medical attention at the scene.

    Police: 3 dead, 12 wounded in holiday weekend shootings
    A 15-year-old girl was one of three people killed along with another 12 who were wounded in less than eight hours of shootings to start the Memorial Day holiday weekend, police said. The most recent homicide occurred in the Portage Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

  • This young ladies death is so tragic and heartbreaking. Wtf. We need judges to step it up and hand down tougher sentences to these reckless aholes!

  • Fisch Web Developer / Musician

    Clearly we need to throw more guns at the situation <rolling eyes>

6 days ago

Updated 2 days ago

5 Dead, 32 Wounded in Weekend Shootings Across Chicago

...were sitting in a parked sedan inside the lot of a gas station in the 300 block of S Cicero in Austin. According to police, a dark SUV pulled up and someone inside the car...

...50 p.m., a 27-year-old man was walking in an alley in the 500 block of S Cicero Ave in the South Austin neighborhood when a vehicle approached him, and two men exited the...

At 4:08 a.m., a 25-year-old woman was standing outside in the 4100 block of W Adams St in West Garfield Park when a man approached and opened fire. She showed up at St Anthony Hospital with gunshot wounds to the abdomen and arm and was listed in stable condition.

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At 7:10 p.m., an 18-year-old man was shot in the 5100 block of W Division in North Austin, according to police. He was taken to West Suburban Medical Center in stable condition with a gunshot wound to the right foot. Authorities said he was not cooperating with investigators.

In the 12300 block of S Wentworth in the West Pullman neighborhood, a 23-year-old man was outside at 8 p...

At 12:30 p.m. in the 2400 block of N Laramie in the Northwest Side Belmont Cragin neighborhood, a 23-year-old man was walking on...

A 23-year-old man was driving southbound in the 4300 block of S State St in the Bronzeville neighborhood at 12:35 a.m. when occupants of a black SUV...

Just before 2 a.m., a 24-year-old man was driving eastbound in the 2700 block of W North Ave in Humboldt Park when he heard shots and felt pain, police said. Authorities said he...

...m., according to police. Officers responded to a call of a person shot in the 7900 block of S Ellis and discovered a man with gunshot wounds to the abdomen and arms in the back...

A 33-year-old man was standing on the corner in the 900 block of N Homan in Humboldt Park at 6:53 a.m. when an unknown offender in a gray vehicle fired shots before fleeing. The victim was hit once in the buttocks, police said, and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in serious condition, police said.

At 4:36 a.m., a 21-year-old man was outside in the 3600 block of W 13th St in the Lawndale neighborhood when an unknown offender drove up and fired shots, police said. He was taken in critical condition to Mount Sinai with a gunshot wound to the abdomen.

At 6:10 p.m. in the 6600 block of S Champlain Ave in the West Woodlawn neighborhood on Chicago's South Side, a 28-year-old female told police she was about to cross the street when she heard shots and felt pain. She was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital where her condition was stabilized.

In the 1000 block of W 92nd in the Brainerd neighborhood, a 20-year-old man was walking at 6:16 p.m. A green car drove past, police said, and fired shots. He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in good condition.

Three people were shot in the 4300 block of W Hirsch St in the West Humboldt Park neighborhood at 7:02 p.m. They were standing outside...

A 26-year-old man is dead after a shooting in the 7000 block of S Carpenter Blvd in Chicago's Englewood neighborhood, police said. He was walking at 7:28 p.m...

At 7:30 p.m., a 19-year-old man was in a parked car at 115th St and S Stewart Ave in the West Pullman neighborhood when someone in a dark-colored SUV behind him fired shots. He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in critical condition with gunshot wounds to the back and chest.

Another shooting occurred in the 1600 block of W 89th St in the Gresham neighborhood at 7:38 p.m. Fire officials said a 40-year-old woman was critically wounded, and taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center, but police did not have further details about the shooting.

...in the Englewood neighborhood, according to police. They were standing in the street in the 6300 block of S Normal Blvd when they heard shots from an unknown direction and felt pain, police said. A 27...

...condition. A 31-year-old man was shot in the back, and took himself to 7800 S Throop, where he was then taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center and was listed in critical...

Two teenagers were shot in the 4600 block of S Cottage Grove in the Bronzeville neighborhood at 9:55 p.m., police said. An 18-year-old...

...old man and a 37-year-old woman were sitting in a car in the 3900 block of W Grenshaw St when a man walked up and opened fire, according to police. The woman was taken...

Three men were standing on the corner of 5100 W Madison in the South Austin neighborhood at 2:45 a.m. when they heard shots and...

At 6:30 a.m., a man was in the 3100 block of W Division St in Humboldt Park when he was shot by an occupant in a white cargo van driving by. He took himself to Presence St Mary in stable condition with a graze wound to the leg, according to police. 

At 10 a.m. in the 3000 block of W 59th St in the Gage Park neighborhood, a 17-year-old boy sustained gunshot wounds to the left leg and was taken to Mount Sinai in stable condition, according to police. Further details were not immediately available. 

Around the same time, a 20-year-old man was shot in the 3600 block of W Lexington in the Homan Square neighborhood, police said. He self-transported to Mount Sinai Hospital in stable condition with a gunshot wound to the buttocks, according to police. 

A 20-year-old man was walking down the street in the 6900 block of S Wabash in the Park Manor neighborhood at 4 p.m., according to police. A dark-colored...

    5 Dead, 32 Wounded in Weekend Shootings Across Chicago
    At least five people are dead and 32 others wounded over the course of another violent weekend in Chicago. Of those shootings, 1 person was killed and 7 others wounded in just 90 minutes on Saturday night. The first fatal shooting of the weekend occurred around 4 p.m.
    http://www.nbcchicago.com

  • Debra Adams 1Woodlawn Leader in Northeast Quadrant

    Apologetics is the more fitting word. (smile)

  • There was a time when I was offended at the idea of people leaving money to care for animals when there were so many people in need. But I have learned that we are all stewards and we all have our different lots in life and that those people were being obedient stewarts. What I needed to do was realize my calling and be obedient to that. I'm not saying that I am prayer warrior but I am thankful for those who are.

May 16

Updated May 20

Missing 78-year-old woman found dead on West Side

A police source said the woman showed no visible signs of trauma or injury, but Metra reported that UP-W trains were halted in both directions between Oak Park and Kedzie because a pedestrian had been struck by a freight train near Kinzie and Kilbourn.

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Smith, of the 500 block of North Kedzie, was reported missing after she was last contacted Tuesday, police said. She suffered from some memory loss.

    Missing 78-year-old woman found dead on West Side
    A 78-year-old woman who was reported missing last week was found dead Saturday morning near Metra tracks on the West Side. Herma Smith was found unresponsive at 6:15 a.m. Saturday on the ground about five or ten feet from the railroad tracks in the 4600 block of West Kenzie, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner's office.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

  • gpblight 18 Yr East Garfield Resident

    Sad, she lived in an area we are working with S&S to clean up.

  • So sad.

  • Mike Von Bach Concerned About Area .Want Positive Change

    SOMETIMES People just live as long as they wanted to and it's over . When i look at her picture I go back 60 years ago when she was a younger woman And i Hope that she used the time she had to make her happy more then sad ....

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    SOMETIMES People just live as long as they wanted to and it's over . When i look at her picture I go back 60 years ago when she was a younger woman And i Hope that she used the time she had to make her happy more then sad . Having a good life is its own reward . None of us will escape crossing over to the other side .She had 78 years of seeing the sun in the sky and wondering what lived in the night time stars .

May 17

Updated May 17

Taste of Chicago's 2016 Food Lineup Includes Record 69 Vendors

Bobak Sausage Company, 4550 W. Jackson Blvd.

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*Abundance Bakery, 105 E. 47th St.

Beat Kitchen, 2100 W. Belmont Ave.

Billy Goat Tavern & Grill, 1535 W. Madison St.

BJ's Market & Bakery, 8734 S. Stony Island Ave.

Caffe Gelato, 2034 W. Division St.

Carbon Live Fire Mexican Grill, 300 W. 26th St.

Chicago's Dog House, 816 W. Fullerton Ave.

Churro Factory, 2214 S. Wolcott Ave.

Connie's Pizza, 2373 S. Archer Ave.

Dia De Los Tamales, 939 W. 18th St.

The Eli's Cheesecake Co., 6701 W. Forest Preserve Dr.

Franco's Ristorante, 300 W. 31st St.

*Frannie's Café Inc., 623 S. Wabash Ave.

The Fudge Pot, 1532 N. Wells St.

Gold Coast Dogs, 225 S. Canal St.

Iyanze, 4623 N. Broadway

Kasia's Deli, 2101 W. Chicago Ave.

La Bomba Restaurant, 3221 W. Armitage Ave.

La Mexicana, 4171 S. Archer Ave.

Lou Malnati's Pizzeria, 805 S. State St.

Miller's Pub, 134 S. Wabash Ave.

Oak Street Beach Café, 5700 S. Cicero Ave.

O'Briens Restaurant & Bar, 1528 N. Wells St.

Porkchop 941 W. Randolph St.

Punky's Pizza & Pasta, 2600 S. Wallace St.

Ricobene's on 26th Street, 252 W. 26th St.

Star of Siam, 11 E. Illinois St.

*Texas de Brazil, 210 E. Illinois St.

Tuscany, 1014 W. Taylor St.

Vee-Vee's African Restaurant, 6232 N. Broadway

*Arami, 1829 W. Chicago Ave.

*BRGRBELLY, 5691 N. Milwaukee Ave.

*Demera Ethiopian Restaurant, 4801 N. Broadway

Garifuna Flava: A Taste of Belize, 2518 W. 63rd St.

*Gus's World Famous Fried Chicken, 847 W. Fulton Market

Jin Ju Restaurant, 5203 N. Clark St.

*MAD Social, 1140 W. Madison St.

*nana, 3267 S. Halsted St.

*Pastoral Artisan Cheese, Bread & Wine, 5212 N. Clark St.

*Pork & Mindy's, 1623 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Riva, 700 E. Grand Ave., Navy Pier

*Rojo Gusano, 3830 W. Lawrence Ave.

Stan's Donuts & Coffee, 2800 N. Clark St.

*Taco in a Bag, 4603 N. Lincoln Ave.

    Taste of Chicago's 2016 Food Lineup Includes Record 69 Vendors
    This year's Taste of Chicago food lineup stays the course when compared with last year, as the city's lured 20 new restaurants the festival (compared to 19 in 2015) which will take place from July 6 through July 10 at Grant Park.
    http://chicago.eater.com

Apr 28

Updated Apr 30

CPS to test for lead in water at 28 elementary schools

Hefferan, 4409 W. Wilcox

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Burr, 1621 W. Wabansia

Canty, 3740 N. Panama

Coonley, 4046 N. Leavitt

Crown, 2128 S. St. Louis

De Diego, 1313 N. Claremont

Dett, 2131 W. Monroe

Ericson, 3600 W. 5th

Evers, 9811 S. Lowe

Mahalia Jackson, 917 W. 88th

Jamieson, 5650 N. Mozart

Jungman, 1746 S. Miller

Lenart, 8101 S. LaSalle

Mays, 6656 S. Normal

Neil, 8555 S. Michigan

Nicholson, 6006 S. Peoria

Parker, 6800 S. Stewart

Pritzker, 2009 W. Schiller St.

Saucedo/Telpochcalli, 2832 W. 24th

South Shore ES, 1415 E. 70th

Stagg, 7424 S. Morgan

Sumner, 4320 W. 5th

Tanner, 7350 S. Evans

Harold Washington ES, 9130 S. University

Westcott, 409 W. 80th

    CPS to test for lead in water at 28 elementary schools
    Chicago Public Schools announced Thursday the list of 28 elementary schools being tested for lead, a measure CEO Forrest Claypool insisted was being taken "out of an abundance of caution."
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

  • CJL ...

    "Wonder What really happened that raised a red flag to conduct testing for lead"

    Assuming this is a serious question:

    1. Flint.
    2. Chicago Tribune investigation that Chicago was using BS testing methodology in selecting locations for water quality testing.
    3. It's kids, who are most susceptible to bad effects of lead.

    I'd bet a dollar that *most* of the older south and west side schools will show elevated lead levels in the water. Probably not truly high, but elevated.

  • CJL

    This is a serious question

    I did not realize the entire importance of this testing lead

    Thanks for the info. Hopefully, there isn't any found

Apr 12

Updated Apr 13

Rapper Twista makes first court appearance since Porter County arrest

Mitchell, 43, of the 4300 block of West Monroe Street in Chicago, and three other men all face up to 180 days in jail and...

    Rapper Twista makes first court appearance since Porter County arrest
    by James D. Wolf Jr.Post-Tribune The rapper known as Twista, whose real name is Chad Terrell Mitchell, appeared in court in Porter County for first time since his March 24 arrest while traveling to a performance near South Haven. His trial is set to begin Aug. 18.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

  • gpblight 18 Yr East Garfield Resident

    Apparently Indiana police do a good job.

Apr 07

Updated Apr 08

Man held without bail in cellphone store killing

Later that day, Chicago Police saw Scott and Jones get into a Dodge Challenger in the 4300 block of West West End, Howroyd said.

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Deshun Jones and Terran Scott shot Tommie Lee Pledge on March 2 inside Division Quick Stop and Cellular, 3657 W. Division, Assistant Cook County State’s Attorney Matt Howroyd said.

Jones, of the 300 block of North Mayfield, was arrested in Indiana in late March.

    Man held without bail in cellphone store killing
    An Austin man was ordered held without bail Thursday for allegedly murdering a fellow member of his gang inside a Humboldt Park cellphone store. Deshun Jones and Terran Scott shot Tommie Lee Pledge on March 2 inside Division Quick Stop and Cellular, 3657 W. Division, Assistant Cook County State's Attorney Matt Howroyd said.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

  • They're even turning on each other.

  • ddn

    All is fair in criminality. Evil simply begets more evil. What loyalty could come out of this?

Mar 28

Updated Apr 07

No Homicides Reported on Easter Sunday in Chicago

At about the same time, four people were shot in the 4600 block of West End Avenue. Two of the victims were listed in critical condition and two others were in good condition, police said. Further details on the shooting were not immediately known.

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The most recent homicide took place just after 2 p.m. Saturday in the 7000 block of South Paulina Street, when two people were shot. A 27-year-old man and a 28-year-old...

Around 4:10 a.m. Monday, two men were shot in the 5700 block of West Grand Avenue. Police said three men were walking on the block when two men they didn't...

A 29-year-old man was shot around 2:35 a.m. Monday in the 5300 block of West Van Buren Street. Police said the man was walking westbound on Van Buren when a dark-colored van...

Just minutes earlier, a 32-year-old was shot in the 1200 block of North Hamlin Avenue. The victim told police he was standing on the sidewalk when he heard shots and felt pain. He took himself to Norwegian American Hospital where he was listed in stable condition. 

Around 1:30 a.m., a 29-year-old man was shot in the 3900 block of South Indiana Avenue. The man was wounded when someone opened the door to the apartment he was in...

On Sunday, a 16-year-old boy suffered a gunshot wound to the left hand after two men opened fire from a gangway around 9:20 p.m. in the 6700 block of South Sangamon Street, police said. 

Just before 5 p.m., a 21-year-old man was shot while sitting in a car at a stop sign in the 800 block of South Cicero Avenue. The victim told police he heard shots and felt pain and took himself to Saint Anthony Hospital in good condition.

Around 3 p.m., two teens were shot while playing basketball near 100th Street and Crandon Avenue. The teens said a light-colored sedan drove up and fired eight shots at them...

Less than an hour earlier, two 25-year-old men were shot in the 5100 block of South Prairie Avenue.The victims told police they were walking down the street when two people drove up...

Just before 3 a.m. Sunday, a 30-year-old man was shot in the 2900 block of West 25th Street. The man was outside with a group of people when someone walked up and opened...

...a.m., a 31-year-old man was critically wounded in a shooting in the 1200 block of South Union Avenue on the Near West Side. The man was apparently arguing with another man when the...

About an hour earlier, a 25-year-old man suffered wounds to his right arm and left leg in a shooting in the 5100 block of West Washington Boulevard. He was taken to Loyola University Medical Center in stable condition.

Three people were shot just after midnight Sunday in the 3900 block of West Thomas Street in Chicago's Humboldt Park neighborhood. The man, ages 19, 21, and 24, were standing...

Around 11:20 p.m. Saturday, a 22-year-old man was shot in the chest while walking in the 6500 block of South Vernon Avenue. The man told police he was walking on the sidewalk when a man walked up and opened fire. The victim was taken to Stroger Hospital in stable condition. 

...a 25-year-old man and a 40-year-old man were shot in the 900 block of North Karlov Avenue. Police said the victims were standing on a front porch when they heard shots and...

Shortly after 7 p.m. Saturday, a 27-year-old man was seriously wounded in a shooting in the 3400 block of West Harrison Street. He suffered a wound to the torso and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in serious condition.

...2 minutes earlier, a 29-year-old was shot in the left leg in the 4000 block of West Lake Street and took himself to West Suburban Medical Center in stable condition. The man told police...

A 36-year-old man was the third person shot in less than one hour Saturday after he suffered graze wounds to the arm and back in a shooting in the 300 block of East 47th Street, police said. The man took himself to Stroger Hospital in good condition.

At 5:38 p.m., a 19-year-old man was shot while standing on a sidewalk in the 6700 block of South Wolcott Avenue. The teen was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in stable condition. 

Around 2 p.m., a 23-year-old man was shot in both legs while walking in the 6900 block of South Normal Boulevard. The man told police he heard shots and felt pain, realizing later he had been shot in both legs. He was listed in stable condition at Saint Bernard Hospital. 

A 20-year-old man was shot at about midnight Saturday in the 1700 block of North Keystone Avenue. The man told police he was walking on the sidewalk when he heard shots and felt pain. He was listed in stable condition at Mount Sinai Hospital. 

At about 10:30 p.m. Friday, a 32-year-old man was shot in the 13200 block of South St. Lawrence Avenue. The man was shot in the back after two men walked up to him and opened fire. He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in stable condition. 

Around 9:30 p.m., a 25-year-old man was shot when someone opened fire at him while he was driving in the 5000 block of South Talman Avenue. The man was struck in the shoulder and back and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in good condition. 

Just before 9 p.m., a 23-year-old man was shot in the back, hand and head while sitting in a vehicle in the 6500 block of South Mozart Street. He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in critical condition. 

...who was also an anti-violence advocate, was shot in the lower back in the 5500 block of West Jackson at around 8:30 p.m. Friday night, police confirmed. Authorities say two groups of...

At 5:30 p.m., a 30-year-old man was shot while driving in the 4900 block of West Augusta Boulevard. The man told police he heard shots and felt pain and drove himself to West Suburban Medical Center in stable condition. He was treated and released, police said. 

Around 1 p.m., a 19-year-old man was shot in the chest in the 500 block of East 115th Street. The teen was dropped off at Roseland Hospital in critical condition.

  • ATID Anarchist til I Die

    I wish they would let us edit after the post... heck even 5 minutes.
    Sorry

    try to look "at" the ....

  • I guess we need to thank Jesus Christ . Now if he can work on the other 364 days. wouldn't that be nice...He turned wine into water, imagine what he could do to guns?

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