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Two Charged With Armed Robberies In University Village

They held up the Subway at 1252 S. Halsted St. on June 7, and then the 7-Eleven at 1359 S. Halsted St. on June 22, authorities allege.

They held up the Subway at 1252 S. Halsted St. on June 7, and then the 7-Eleven at 1359 S. Halsted St. on June 22, authorities allege.

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Michael Hayes, 54, of the 500 block of East 77th Street and Tyrone Cole, 47, of the 7700 block of South Calumet Avenue, each were charged with two felony counts of armed robbery with a firearm, the FBI announced Wednesday.

Michael Hayes, 54, of the 500 block of East 77th Street and Tyrone Cole, 47, of the 7700 block of South Calumet Avenue, each were charged with two felony counts of armed robbery with a firearm, the FBI announced Wednesday.

    Two Charged With Armed Robberies In University Village
    CHICAGO (STMW) - Two men have been accused of robbing a Subway restaurant and 7-Eleven store at gunpoint earlier this month in the University Village neighborhood. Michael Hayes, 54, of the 500 block of East 77th Street and Tyrone Cole, 47, of the 7700 block of South Calumet Avenue, each were charged with two felony counts of armed robbery with a firearm, the FBI announced Wednesday.
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Fox Valley police reports

...Barry Harkins, 55, of the 1500 block of Jefferson Street, Lake in the Hills, was charged June 24 with driving under the influence, improper lane...

    Fox Valley police reports
    Barry Harkins, 55, of the 1500 block of Jefferson Street, Lake in the Hills, was charged June 24 with driving under the influence, improper lane usage, improper lighting, failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident and operating an uninsured vehicle, according to West Dundee police.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

15 hours ago

West Loop Community Organization will host a ...

...proposed development at the H2O building on Wednesday, July 6 at Merit School of Music (38 S. Peoria). You can read a summary of NOWL's meeting with the developer from earlier this...

    Community Meeting Regarding 845 W. Madison
    Posted by WLCO in WLCO Blog on 6/21/2016 PROJECT APPLICANT: 845 West Madison Partners LLC PROJECT ADDRESS: 833 - 855 West Madison Street; 832 - 854 West Monroe Street; 1 - 39 South Peoria Street; and 2-40 South Green Street 845 W. Madison is a 99,901 square foot site located in the West Loop neighborhood of Chicago.
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Updated 15 hours ago

Where to Watch 4th of July Fireworks in Chicago, Other Things to Do

Where: Union Park, 1501 W. Randolph St.

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Where: Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand Ave.

Where: Jay Pritzker Pavilion, 201 E. Randolph St.

Where: 112 E. Wacker Drive

Where: Nichols Park, 1355 E. 53rd St.

Where: Starts at Uihlein Plaza, 1601 N. Clark St.

Where: Palmer Elementary School, 5051 N. Kenneth Ave. (Parking lot at Kostner & Carmen)

Where: Parade starts at Kostner and Thorndale and the picnic is at Sauganash Park

Where: Independence Park, 3945 N. Springfield Ave.

Where: Winnemac Park, 5101 N. Leavitt St.

    Where to Watch 4th of July Fireworks Chicago Illinois, Other Things to Do
    CHICAGO - It's that time of the year when fireworks light up the skies, parades fill the streets and music echoes around the parks in celebration of Independence Day. Here's what the Windy City has to offer this Fourth of July: Bridgeport Sox vs. Yankees Independence Day Celebration When: 1:10 p.m.
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15 hours ago

Firefighter Slapped for Stopping Divvy Bicyclist from Riding into Fire Truck's Path

The incident happened about 4 p.m. Monday at the firehouse near Wells and Van Buren streets. Maegan Kurtz, 26, now charged with aggravated battery to a peace officer, rode up...

    Firefighter Slapped for Stopping Divvy Bicyclist from Riding into Fire Truck's Path
    Chicago, IL - Chicago firefighters are always looking out for your safety, often putting themselves at risk of life and limb. Dashing into burning buildings to save lives, cutting through twisted automobile wreckage free the critically wounded - even stopping the wayward bicyclist from wheeling into the back of a fire engine.
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Updated 17 hours ago

Chicago Child, 5, and 73-Year-Old Man Among Shooting Victims This Weekend

...on the Near West Side. The 23-year-old was on the street in the 1600 block of West Maypole about 12:15 a.m. when a male in orange clothing shot him in the...

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A 27-year-old man was outside in the 8900 block of South Brandon about 9:35 p.m. when two gunmen got out of a car, walked up and opened fire, striking the man repeatedly, before they drove off, police said.

The men, ages 26 and 27, were outside in the 200 block of West Garfield about 8:45 p.m. when two gunmen walked up to them and opened fire before running away, police said.

The boy was on a porch in the 8800 block of South Princeton at 1:30 a.m. when three males shot him in the head, police said. He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in critical condition.

Late Friday, a 24-year-old man was shot in the Far South Side Roseland neighborhood. He was shot in the leg about 11:40 p.m. in the 11300 block of South Normal and taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in fair condition, police said.

A 51-year-old woman was outside about the same time in East Garfield Park’s 300 block of North Central when someone in a maroon van shot her in the left ankle, police said. She was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in good condition.

...Heart of Chicago neighborhood. The men, ages 20 and 22, were walking north in the 1700 block of South Wolcott about 10:10 p.m. when they heard shots rang out and they realized they...

...West Side. About 8:10 p.m., the 25-year-old was driving in the 3000 block of West Jackson when a van pulled alongside him, stopped in front of his vehicle, and two people...

They were on a sidewalk about 8 p.m. in the 6700 block of South Artesian when someone walked out of an alley and opened fire, striking the girl in the foot and the woman in the left ankle, police said.

The 73-year-old victim was shot Friday afternoon while driving through the South Shore neighborhood. He was driving in the 6700 block of South Jeffery at 2:49 p.m. when someone in a dark SUV fired shots, according to Chicago Police.

    Chicago Child, 5, and 73-Year-Old Man Among Shooting Victims This Weekend
    (STMW) - Two people were killed and at least 12 others - including a 5-year-old girl and a 73-year-old man - have been wounded in shootings across Chicago. The most recent homicide happened Friday night in the South Chicago neighborhood, according to Chicago Police.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

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19 hours ago

The Best of Chicago's Seafood Boil Craze (So Far)

...Cups of warm stock for dipping ensure your seafood never gets cold. $35 per pound. 326 N. Morgan St., 312-973-1336 This article appears in the July 2016 issue of Chicago magazine. Subscribe...

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...Cajun-style sauce spiked with just the right amount of chili powder. $59 per order. 2222 S. Archer Ave., 312-877-5117

...sop up all that extra sauce. Lowcountry has a smart cocktail list, too. Market price. 3343 N. Clark St., 773-996-9997

...are thick and bold enough to deliver the most shell-penetrating flavors around. Market price. 5665 N. Lincoln Ave., 773-784-6848

    The Best of Chicago's Seafood Boil Craze (So Far)
    Along the Gulf and in New England, shellfish aren't just white-tablecloth fare. They're for picnic tables, too. Now a version of the gloriously messy tradition of the seafood boil has washed onto our shores. Here's how it works: You pick your shellfish, which get boiled in a spiced consommé with a combo of corn, potatoes, and sausage.
    http://www.chicagomag.com

20 hours ago

From the Randolph Fulton Market Association (...

From the Randolph Fulton Market Association (RFMA): Fulton Market Parking Crisis: Resolving 1000 W. Fulton St. Parking + Gaining On-Street Parking Randolph/Fulton Market Association asks local voters and businesses to...

...City of Chicago Diagonal Parking: 340-350 N. Abereen St. 1000-1030 W. Fulton St. 1032-1058 W. Fulton St. 150-180 N. Peoria St. New City of Chicago Curbside Parking, Hubbard St. from Carpenter...

...340-350 N. Abereen St. 1000-1030 W. Fulton St. 1032-1058 W. Fulton St. 150-180 N. Peoria St. New City of Chicago Curbside Parking, Hubbard St. from Carpenter St. to Racine St.: Two...


20 hours ago

Rush joins race for South Loop patients

...000 square-foot-facility on the second floor of the retail hub Southgate Market at 1101 S. Canal Street in January 2017. Meanwhile, Northwestern University already has a 13,500-square-foot facility up...

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The new location, at 1411 S. Michigan Ave., will be part of a new fifteen-story mixed residential/retail/office building, and comes on the heels of an increasing industry trend to strategize outpatient care.

    Crain's Chicago Business
    Visit Crain's Chicago Business for complete business news and analysis including healthcare, real estate, manufacturing, government, sports and more.
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21 hours ago

A Look at the New Threadless Office in the West Loop

...Market area, having just moved their headquarters into the multi-use Morgan Manufacturing development at 401 N. Morgan. The company, which was previously located at 406 N. Sangamon, recently shifted their production and...

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...use Morgan Manufacturing development at 401 N. Morgan. The company, which was previously located at 406 N. Sangamon, recently shifted their production and distribution operations to facilities in other states, and no longer...

22 hours ago

Bad Bicyclist Smacks Fireman

The 56-year-old fireman had stopped traffic near Wells and Van Buren streets about 4 p.m. Monday to accommodate a fire truck that was backing into the Chicago Fire Department station at 419 S. Wells St., court records show.

The 56-year-old fireman had stopped traffic near Wells and Van Buren streets about 4 p.m. Monday to accommodate a fire truck that was backing into the Chicago Fire Department station at 419 S. Wells St., court records show.

    Chicago Daily Observer " Blog Archive " Bad Bicyclist Smacks Fireman
    A suburban woman slapped a Chicago firefighter when he wouldn't let her ride a Divvy bike past a reversing a fire truck, prosecutors said Wednesday. The 56-year-old fireman had stopped traffic near Wells and Van Buren streets about 4 p.m. Monday to accommodate a fire truck that was backing into the Chicago Fire Department station at 419 S.
    http://www.cdobs.com

25 hours ago

Divvy Cyclist Slaps Firefighter For Stopping Traffic, Prosecutors Say

The 56-year-old fireman had stopped traffic near Wells and Van Buren streets about 4 p.m. Monday to accommodate a fire truck that was backing into the Chicago Fire Department station at 419 S. Wells St., court records show.

The 56-year-old fireman had stopped traffic near Wells and Van Buren streets about 4 p.m. Monday to accommodate a fire truck that was backing into the Chicago Fire Department station at 419 S. Wells St., court records show.

    Divvy Cyclist Slaps Firefighter For Stopping Traffic, Prosecutors Say
    COOK COUNTY CRIMINAL COURTHOUSE - A suburban woman slapped a Chicago firefighter when he wouldn't let her ride a Divvy bike past a reversing a fire truck, prosecutors said Wednesday. The 56-year-old fireman had stopped traffic near Wells and Van Buren streets about 4 p.m.
    https://www.dnainfo.com

25 hours ago

The Mix — Some cool things to do this weekend in Chicago

African/Caribbean International Festival of Life, July 1-4, Union Park, 1501 W. Randolph; “IFOL showcases the many diverse cultures and music from many nations.” Visit cityofchicago.org

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...10:15 p.m and July 4 at 9:30 p.m. at Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand. The fireworks are set to synchronized music, and the city’s skyline and lake are...

...m. June 30 and July 1 and 2 p.m. July 2 at Orchestra Hall, 220 S. Michigan. The original adventure of Indiana Jones (Harrison Ford) will be accompanied by the CSO, under...

Windy City Ribfest Uptown, July 1-3, 4700 N. Broadway; “Top local and national ribbers will again mix saucy slab offerings that are complemented with an eclectic music lineup at this 8th annual festival.” Visit chicagoevents.com

    The Mix - Some cool things to do this weekend in Chicago
    Still haven't locked in your weekend plans? Here are some suggestions sure to fill the bill: FIREWORKS EXTRAVAGANZAS It's Fourth of July weekend and that means plenty of fireworks (check your local municipality or park district website for particular community's festivities).
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

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