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12 Killed, 43 Wounded In Memorial Day Weekend Shootings

The holiday weekend’s first fatal shooting happened about 1:45 a.m. Saturday in Wicker Park. Carlos F. Marino, 34, was sitting on the front porch of a home with two other people in the 1700 block of West Pierce when someone walked up and opened fire, authorities said.

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...She and her 17-year-old cousin Romare Wilson were inside an SUV in the 7000 block of South Justine when another vehicle pulled up and someone inside opened fire, according to their family and...

...a 17-year-old boy was shot in the back and the leg in the 4900 block of West Erie, police said. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he died. The Cook County...

...the Northwest Side, police said. He was shot about 2:30 p.m. in the 4100 block of North Hamlin. He was sitting passenger in a vehicle when another vehicle pulled up, and someone inside...

The boys, 14 and 15, were outside in the 4400 block of South Cottage Grove about 8:15 p.m. when someone fired shots from a light-colored sedan, police said. Emergency crews found the older boy unresponsive in an alley with a gunshot wound in his back.

Raheem Dameron, 15, of the 5600 block of South Justine, was pronounced dead at the scene, the medical examiner’s office said. The younger boy was shot in the foot and taken to Comer Children’s Hospital, where his condition stabilized. Police said the 15-year-old had documented gang ties.

...shot in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side. He was driving in the 3300 block of West Division about 4 p.m. when a dark-colored SUV pulled up and someone inside fired...

About 3:20 p.m., LaSean Barnes, 38, was in the 3200 block of West Maypole when someone fired shots from a passing beige conversion van, authorities said. The van then drove off east on Maypole.

Barnes, of the 3000 block of West Polk, was shot in the right side of his abdomen and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 5:25 p.m., the medical examiner’s office said.

...About 12:45 a.m., four people were denied entry to a party in the 6100 block of South Honore, police said. The four males then surrounded the party and opened fire, striking three people...

...wounded in a shooting in South Shore. They were standing on the sidewalk in the 7900 block of South East End Avenue at 12:27 a.m. when a gunman fired shots, police said. One of them...

About 11:45 p.m. Saturday, a man was found shot to death in an alley in the Albany Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side. Daniel Rivera, 27, was found unresponsive with a gunshot wound to his face in an alley in the 4700 block of North Albany, authorities said.

Rivera, who lived in the 7200 block of North Damen, was pronounced dead at the scene, the medical examiner’s office said.

Weathers, of the 5000 block of West West End Avenue, was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 2:01 p.m., authorities said.

Officers responding to the 1000 block of West 14th Place about 2:10 a.m. found the man unresponsive with multiple gunshot wounds, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

The 47-year-old woman was shot about 2 a.m. by her boyfriend in the 4800 block of West Madison, police said.

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Who wants to live in an apartment this small? By Dennis Rodkin Getting small is...

...city. Cedar Street Cos. plans to convert the seven-story Bush Temple of Music at 800 N. Clark St. into micro-apartments tagged with its brand, FLATS. Savoy Development plans to include some micro...

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Stacked up in a new 17-story rental tower called Gateway West Loop are a dozen 399-square-foot apartments. When the 167-unit building opens in June at 11 S. Green St., they will be the smallest modern apartments in downtown Chicago.

...to include some micro apartment averaging 439 square feet in a 52-unit building at 2328 N. California Ave. in Logan Square. The company plans to start construction late this summer...

Add to that the bustling night life on Randolph, Fulton and Halsted streets, and "people are going to want to be right here when they're in Chicago," Andrew said.

6 hours ago

Actress Ellie Kemper talks about performing in Chicago, starring in 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt' and more

Go: 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at UP Comedy Club (230 W. North Ave). Sold out. 

6 hours ago

Fatpour, Kirkwood Bar Slapped With Federal Copyright Infringement Lawsuits

Vincent Candilora, vice president of licensing for ASCAP, said the lawsuits filed Wednesday against Fatpour, 2005 W. Division St. in Wicker Park and Kirkwood Bar, 2934 N. Sheffield Ave. in Lakeview for not buying licenses, were "an absolute last resort."

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Vincent Candilora, vice president of licensing for ASCAP, said the lawsuits filed Wednesday against Fatpour, 2005 W. Division St. in Wicker Park and Kirkwood Bar, 2934 N. Sheffield Ave. in Lakeview for not buying licenses, were "an absolute last resort."

6 hours ago

Who wants to live in an apartment this small?

...city. Cedar Street Cos. plans to convert the seven-story Bush Temple of Music at 800 N. Clark St. into micro-apartments tagged with its brand, FLATS. Savoy Development plans to include some micro...

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Stacked up in a new 17-story rental tower called Gateway West Loop are a dozen 399-square-foot apartments. When the 167-unit building opens in June at 11 S. Green St., they will be the smallest modern apartments in downtown Chicago.

...to include some micro apartment averaging 439 square feet in a 52-unit building at 2328 N. California Ave. in Logan Square. The company plans to start construction late this summer...

Add to that the bustling night life on Randolph, Fulton and Halsted streets, and "people are going to want to be right here when they're in Chicago," Andrew said.

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9 hours ago

Reader Questions: Raising the Barr

...manage to go through live anonymously.  One of them in the Warren Barr Pavilion at 66 West Oak Street.  It’s a nursing home in the city’s Near North neighborhood, and in spite...

Location: 100 West Oak Street, Near North

9 hours ago

Status Update: Four East Elm

It’s not yet a soaring tree in Chicago’s skyscraper forest, but 4 East Elm is slowly growing as erection continues on the edge of the city’s Viagra Triangle district.

11 hours ago

Smith Park's 1st Annual Memorial Day Parade: An impressive success

Rev. Father Nicholas (Mykola) Dilendorf of Saint Volodymyr Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral, 2230 W Cortez St., gave the opening prayer and then reminded those present about the fighting in the Ukraine...

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Catholic Church's parking lot, 2245 W. Superior, then stepped off from Oakley and Huron on Monday morning with the sun shining then the rain falling.

Catholic Church's parking lot, 2245 W. Superior, then stepped off from Oakley and Huron on Monday morning with the sun shining then the rain falling.

He also announced the building of the Borinqueneer Apartments, veterans housing at 1045 N. Sacramento, named in honor of the Army's Puerto Rican 65th Infantry Regiment. In addition Humboldt...

The professional way the Parade was staged was thanks to Louis Rago, owner of The Original Rago Brothers funeral home, 624 N. Western Ave. Rago has been the coordinator of the Columbus Day Parade for years, according to event Co-Chair Kathy Smith.

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14 hours ago

7 Minutes in Purgatory @ Hideout

...in a soundproof booth, unable to hear or see the audience, comes to the Hideout, 1354 W. Wabansia Ave. Host Ian Abramson presents Giulia Rozzi, Mike Lebovitz, John Eisenrich, Will Miles, Sonia Denis and...

18 hours ago

Summer music preview: Top 10 shows for your ears

...rare "historic" band that keeps reinventing itself, 9 p.m. June 11 at the Hideout, 1354 W. Wabansia, $15; 9 p.m. June 12 at Thalia Hall, 1227 W. 18th St, $20; 9...

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...at the Hideout, 1354 W. Wabansia, $15; 9 p.m. June 12 at Thalia Hall, 1227 W. 18th St, $20; 9 p.m. June 13 at Metro, 3730 N. Clark St., $24; drillfestival.com

...at Thalia Hall, 1227 W. 18th St, $20; 9 p.m. June 13 at Metro, 3730 N. Clark St., $24; drillfestival.com

...30 p.m. June 24, 25, 28, 29 and July 2 at the United Center, 1901 W. Madison St., $30, $65, $95-$275; ticketmaster.com

...Grant Park Orchestra and Chorus are given at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park, Michigan Avenue and Randolph Street; concerts are free for listeners on the lawn and unreserved seating areas; memberships for seating...

...thunder at close proximity. 5 and 7 p.m. Mondays at Andy's Jazz Club, 11 E. Hubbard St.; $20; 312-642-6805 or andysjazzclub.com

...landmark novel, "Native Son." 8 p.m. June 19 in Orchestra Hall at Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan Ave.; $24-$57; 312-294-3000 or cso.org

...Black Earth Ensemble at 8 p.m. June 20; at the Green Mill Jazz Club, 4802 N. Broadway; $15; 773-878-5552 or greenmilljazz.com

...in which Goines plays a key role. 6 p.m. June 25 at The Promontory, 5311 S. Lake Park Ave.; prices vary; hydeparkjazzfestival.org

...June 25-27; 4, 8 and 10 p.m. June 28; at the Jazz Showcase, 806 S. Plymouth Court; $25-$45; 312-360-0234 or jazzshowcase.com

...Constellation, which augurs well for this reunion. 8:30 p.m. June 27 at Constellation, 3111 N. Western Ave.; $15-$20; constellation-chicago.com

...All concerts begin at 6:30 p.m. At the Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park, 201 E. Randolph Dr.; 312-427-1676 or jazzinchicago.org

4 days ago

Updated 19 hours ago

Nine Killed, 31 Wounded In Chicago Violence Over Memorial Day Weekend

Carlos F. Marino, 34, was sitting on the front porch of a home with two other people in the 1700 block of West Pierce when someone walked up and opened fire, authorities said.

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She and her 17-year-old cousin Romare Wilson were inside an SUV in the 7000 block of South Justine when another vehicle pulled up and someone inside opened fire, according to their family and Chicago Police.

The boys, 14 and 15, were outside about 8:15 p.m. in the 4400 block of South Cottage Grove when someone fired shots from a light-colored sedan, police News Affairs Officer Amina Greer said.

Earlier Sunday, a 28-year-old man was shot in the head and shoulder at 4 p.m. in the 3300 block of West Division, police said. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he later died. The Cook County medical examiner’s office could not immediately confirm the fatality.

LaSean Barnes, 38, was in the 3200 block of West Maypole about 3:20 p.m. when someone fired shots out of a passing beige conversion van, authorities said. The van then drove off east on Maypole.

Barnes, of the 3000 block of West Polk, was shot in the right side of his abdomen and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 5:25 p.m., the medical examiner’s office said.

About 12:45 a.m., four people were denied entry to a party in the 6100 block of South Honore, police said.

The men were standing on the sidewalk in the 7900 block of South East End Avenue at 12:27 a.m. when a gunman fired shots, police said.

Daniel Rivera, 27, was found unresponsive with a gunshot wound to his face in an alley in the 4700 block of North Albany, authorities said.

Rivera, who lived in the 7200 block of North Damen, was pronounced dead at the scene, the medical examiner’s office said.

Weathers, of the 5000 block of West West End Avenue, was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 2:01 p.m., authorities said.

Officers responding to the 1000 block of West 14th Place about 2:10 a.m. found a 20-year-old man unresponsive with multiple gunshot...

20 hours ago

Chicago fests this weekend: Do-Division, Maifest and more

...block sidewalk sale that stretches from Leavitt Street to Ashland Avenue, including gift shop Elevenzees (1901 W. Division St. 773-772-1150), art boutique One Strange Bird (2124 W. Division St. 773-276-4420...

...gift shop Elevenzees (1901 W. Division St. 773-772-1150), art boutique One Strange Bird (2124 W. Division St. 773-276-4420) and clothing store Mad Style (1754 W. Division St. 872-829-2750...

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Where: Lincoln and Leland avenues

Where: North Michigan Avenue, East Lake Street, East Randolph Street and North Stetson Avenue

...One Strange Bird (2124 W. Division St. 773-276-4420) and clothing store Mad Style (1754 W. Division St. 872-829-2750...

Where: Jonquil Playlot Park (1001 W. Wrightwood Ave.)

...at Uptown Underground ($15. 9 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 8 p.m. Saturday. 4707 N. Broadway 773-867-1946). See “The Queue,” a Lucky Plush Productions play about travelers in an...

...Mundelein Center for Fine and Performing Arts May 30 and 31 ($20. 8 p.m. 1020 W. Sheridan Road 773-508-8400). Queer performance art group Baathhaus combines music, dance and visual art at...

24 hours ago

Open Coworking Week @ Free Range Office

Get productive, learn, and get social during Open Coworking Week at Free Range Office! From Mon. June 15th through Friday, June 19th, we’ll be offering free workspace for a day, educational seminars, workshops, complimentary food and drinks, and a happy hour to get folks acquainted with our space and with the coworking movement.

Email carly@freerangeoffice.com for a free Day Pass, and visit http://www.freerangeoffice.com/open-coworking-week/ to stay tuned for a full schedule of events!

24 hours ago

The Top Five Things to Do in Chicago This Week

5/29–5/31. $5 donation. Division and Damen. do-divisionstreetfest.com

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6/2–6/7. $27–$87. Cadillac Palace Theatre, 151 W. Randolph. broadwayinchicago.com

5/29–5/31. Millennium Park, 201 E. Randolph. cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/dca/supp_info/chicago_gospel_musicfestival.html

5/30 at 7. Free. The Book Cellar, 4736 N. Lincoln. thekates.org

24 hours ago

Development Update: Sales have started for a new...

Sales have started for a new Pappageorge Haymes-designed condo project in Lincoln Park. When completed, the development at 1615-1627 N. Burling Street will deliver 15 units, ranging from $729,000 to nearly $2 million. [Crain's]

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Updated 25 hours ago

Taste of Chicago 2015 restaurant lineup announced

Caffe Gelato 2034 W. Division St. – Sweet Tooth Taste

Burger Bar Chicago 1578 N. Clybourn Ave. – Epicurean Taste

Sono Wood Fired 1582 N. Clybourn Ave. – Epicurean Taste

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Beat Kitchen 2100 W. Belmont Ave. – Epicurean Taste

Billy Goat Tavern & Grill 1535 W. Madison St. – Classic Chicago Taste

BJ’s Market & Bakery 8734 S. Stony Island Ave. – Taste of the Sea

Bobak Sausage Co. 5275 S. Archer Ave. – Classic Chicago Taste

Carbon Live Fire Mexican Grill 300 W. 26th St. – World Tour Taste

Chicago’s Dog House 816 W. Fullerton Ave. – Epicurean Taste

Churro Factory 3755 W. Armitage Ave. – Sweet Tooth Taste

Connie’s Pizza 2373 S. Archer Ave. – Classic Chicago Taste

Dia De Los Tamales 939 W. 18th St. – World Tour Taste

Eli’s Cheesecake Co. 6701 W. Forest Preserve Dr. – Classic Chicago Taste

Emerald Isle 6686 N. Northwest Hwy. – Classic Chicago Taste

Farmer’s Fridge 111 E. Wacker Dr. – Epicurean Taste

Franco’s Ristorante 300 W. 31st St. – World Tour Taste

Gold Coast Dogs 225 S. Canal St. – Classic Chicago Taste

Iyanze 4623 N. Broadway St. – World Tour Taste

Kasia’s Deli 2101 W. Chicago Ave. – World Tour Taste

La Bomba Restaurant 3221 W. Armitage Ave. – World Tour Taste

La Mexicana 4171 S. Archer Ave. – World Tour Taste

Lawrence’s Fish & Shrimp 2120 S. Canal St. – Taste of the Sea

Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria 805 S. State St. – Classic Chicago Taste

Miller’s Pub 134 S. Wabash Ave. – Classic Chicago Taste

Oak Street Beach Café 5700 S. Cicero Ave. – Taste of the Sea

O’Briens Restaurant 1528 N. Wells St. – Classic Chicago Taste

Porkchop 941 W. Randolph St. – Epicurean Taste

Punky’s Pizza & Pasta 2600 S. Wallace St. – World Tour Taste

Ricobene’s on 26th Street 252 W. 26th St. – Classic Chicago Taste

Star of Siam 11 E. Illinois St. – World Tour Taste

The Fudge Pot 1532 N. Wells St. – Sweet Tooth Taste

Tuscany 1014 W. Taylor St. – World Tour Taste

Vee-Vee’s African Restaurant 6232 N. Broadway St. – World Tour Taste

Garifuna Flava: A Taste of Belize 2518 W. 63rd St. – World Tour Taste

Haire’s Gulf Shrimp 8112 S. Vincennes Ave. – Taste of the Sea

Jin Ju Restaurant 5203 N. Clark St. – World Tour Taste

Luke’s Lobster 134 N. LaSalle St. – Taste of the Sea

Old Crow Smokehouse 3506 N. Clark St. – Epicurean Taste

Riva 700 E. Grand Ave., Navy Pier – Taste of the Sea

Stan’s Donuts & Coffee 1506 N. Damen Ave. – Sweet Tooth Taste

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Updated 25 hours ago

Taste of Chicago 2015 Touts 19 Rookies in 60-Vendor Food Lineup

Caffe Gelato, 2034 W. Division St. — Sweet Tooth Taste

Burger Bar Chicago, 1578 N. Clybourn Ave. — Epicurean Taste

Sono Wood Fired, 1582 N. Clybourn Ave. — Epicurean Taste

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Beat Kitchen, 2100 W. Belmont Ave. — Epicurean Taste

Billy Goat Tavern & Grill, 1535 W. Madison St. — Classic Chicago Taste

BJ's Market & Bakery, 8734 S. Stony Island Ave. — Taste of the Sea

Bobak Sausage Co., 5275 S. Archer Ave. — Classic Chicago Taste

Carbon Live Fire Mexican Grill, 300 W. 26th St. — World Tour Taste

Chicago's Dog House. 816 W. Fullerton Ave. — Epicurean Taste

Churro Factory, 3755 W. Armitage Ave. — Sweet Tooth Taste

Connie's Pizza, 2373 S. Archer Ave. — Classic Chicago Taste

Dia De Los Tamales, 939 W. 18th St. — World Tour Taste

Eli's Cheesecake Co., 6701 W. Forest Preserve Dr. — Classic Chicago Taste

Emerald Isle, 6686 N. Northwest Hwy. — Classic Chicago Taste

Farmer's Fridge, 111 E. Wacker Dr. — Epicurean Taste

Franco's Ristorante, 300 W. 31st St. — World Tour Taste

Gold Coast Dogs, 225 S. Canal St. — Classic Chicago Taste

Iyanze, 4623 N. Broadway St. — World Tour Taste

Kasia's Deli, 2101 W. Chicago Ave. — World Tour Taste

La Bomba Restaurant, 3221 W. Armitage Ave. — World Tour Taste

La Mexicana, 4171 S. Archer Ave. — World Tour Taste

Lawrence's Fish & Shrimp, 2120 S. Canal St. — Taste of the Sea

Lou Malnati's Pizzeria, 805 S. State St. — Classic Chicago Taste

Miller's Pub, 134 S. Wabash Ave. — Classic Chicago Taste

Oak Street Beach Café, 5700 S. Cicero Ave. — Taste of the Sea

O'Briens Restaurant, 1528 N. Wells St. — Classic Chicago Taste

Porkchop, 941 W. Randolph St. — Epicurean Taste

Punky's Pizza & Pasta, 2600 S. Wallace St. — World Tour Taste

Ricobene's on 26th Street, 252 W. 26th St. — Classic Chicago Taste

Star of Siam, 11 E. Illinois St. — World Tour Taste

The Fudge Pot, 1532 N. Wells St. — Sweet Tooth Taste

Tuscany, 1014 W. Taylor St. — World Tour Taste

Vee-Vee's African Restaurant, 6232 N. Broadway St. — World Tour Taste

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

Haire's Gulf Shrimp, 8112 S. Vincennes Ave. — Taste of the Sea

Jin Ju Restaurant, 5203 N. Clark St. — World Tour Taste

Luke's Lobster, 134 N. LaSalle St. — Taste of the Sea

Old Crow Smokehouse, 3506 N. Clark St. — Epicurean Taste

Riva, 700 E. Grand Ave., Navy Pier — Taste of the Sea

Stan's Donuts & Coffee, 1506 N. Damen Ave. — Sweet Tooth Taste

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