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30 Arrested In Raids Aimed At Curbing Memorial Day Weekend Violence

Saturday’s press conference was held in the 1400 block of North Sedgwick in Old Town, across the street from where a 66-year-old man and two 12-year-old boys were shot on April 11. All were unintended targets and survived the shooting.

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Riccio added that a raid in the 2500 block of North Oak Park netted 119 kilograms — more than 262 pounds — of heroin. Another raid, in the 5200 block of South Sacramento, yielded more than 400 pounds of marijuana. Two guns were recovered in a raid in the Calumet District on the South Side.

    30 Arrested In Raids Aimed At Curbing Memorial Day Weekend Violence
    CHICAGO (CBS) - More than two dozen people were arrested in a series of raids aimed at stemming shootings across the city during the traditionally violent Memorial Day Weekend, Chicago Police announced Saturday.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

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Sunday picks: Schaumburg's Prairie Arts Fest brings creativity outdoors

Neil Diamond celebrates his half-century showbiz career with "The 50 Year Anniversary World Tour" tonight at the United Center, 1901 W. Madison St., Chicago. $59.50-$550. (800) 745-3000 or unitedcenter.com. 8 p.m. Sunday, May 28

Vandoliers, The Amazing Heeby Jeebies, Death and Memphis: 9 p.m. Wednesday, May 31, at Cobra Lounge, 235 N. Ashland Ave., Chicago. $10-$12. (312) 226-6300 or cobralounge.com.

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Jermaine Dupri's "SoSoSUMMER 17 Tour": 5 p.m. Sunday, May 28, at Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State St., Chicago. $29.50-$55. (312) 462-6300 or thechicagotheatre.com.

Rebel Soul Revival, The Clowder, The Bank Notes: 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 30, at Emporium Arcade Bar, 1366 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago. Free. (773) 697-7922 or emporiumchicago.com.

Chicago Songwriters Circle featuring James Zarembski, Sam Porter, Jason Swearingen, Grammaw, Davey Dynamite: 9 p.m. Wednesday, May 31, at Quenchers Saloon, 2401 N. Western Ave., Chicago. $5. (773) 276-9730 or quenchers.com.

Crosstown, Fascinating: 9 p.m. Thursday, June 1, at Tonic Room, 2447 N. Halsted, Chicago. $7. (773) 248-8400 or tonicroom.ticketfly.com.

The James Wheeler Blues Jam: 9:30 p.m. Thursday, June 1, Rosa's Lounge, 3420 W. Armitage Ave., Chicago. $5-$10. (773) 342-0452 or rosaslounge.com.

    Sunday picks: Schaumburg's Prairie Arts Fest brings creativity outdoors
    More than 120 painters, sculptors, photographers, jewelers, potters and other artists share their wares at the 30th annual Prairie Arts Festival this weekend at the grounds of the Robert O. Atcher Municipal Center, 101 Schaumburg Court, Schaumburg. No admission charge. (847) 895-360O or prairiecenter.org. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

8 hours ago

5 injured in crash after police chase in Humboldt Park

A van flipped on its side and crashed into two vehicles in the 3600-block of West Grand Avenue. (NVP Video)

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...said.Officers were following a van believed to be connected to reports of gunshots near California Avenue and Division Street, police said. The van continued fleeing when it struck a sedan, causing the van to...

    5 injured in crash after police chase in Humboldt Park
    Five people were injured in a crash after a police chase in the Humboldt Park neighborhood Saturday night, Chicago police said. Officers were following a van believed to be connected to reports of gunshots near California Avenue and Division Street, police said.
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