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75 CPS schools now have tested positive for lead

Thomas Chalmers Specialty Elementary School 2745 W Roosevelt Rd

Edward Everett Elementary School 3419 S Bell Ave

Manuel Perez Elementary School 1241 W 19th St

Josiah Pickard Elementary School 2301 W 21st Pl

Pilsen Elementary Community Academy 1420 W 17th St

John M Smyth Elementary School 1059 W 13th St

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2405 Linden Avenue, Baltimore, MD 01053, 41.4822, -81.6697

John J Audubon Elementary School 3500 N Hoyne Ave

Clara Barton Elementary School 7650 S Wolcott Ave 

Edward Beasley Elementary Magnet Academic Center 5255 S State St

Jacob Beidler Elementary School 3151 W Walnut St

James G. Blaine Elementary School 1420 W Grace St

Blair Early Childhood Center 6751 W 63rd Pl

Lorenz Brentano Math & Science Academy 2723 N Fairfield Ave

Lyman A Budlong Elementary School 2701 W Foster Ave

Burbank Elementary School 2035 N Mobile Ave

Edmond Burke Elementary School 5356 S King Dr 

Daniel R Cameron Elementary School 1234 N Monticello Ave

Carson Elementary School 5516 S Maplewood Ave

George Washington Carver Primary School 901 E 133rd Pl

Eliza Chappell Elementary School 2135 W Foster Ave

Salmon P Chase Elementary School 2021 N Point St

Edward Coles Elementary Language Academy 8441 S Yates Blvd

Columbia Explorers Elementary Academy 4520 S Kedzie Ave

Courtenay Language Arts Center 4420 N Beacon St

Charles R Darwin Elementary School 3116 W Belden Ave 

Charles S Deneen Elementary School 7240 S Wabash Ave

Walt Disney Magnet Elementary School 4140 N Marine Dr

Disney II Magnet School 3815 N Kedvale Ave 

John B Drake Elementary School 2710 S Dearborn St

Durkin Park Elementary School 8445 S Kolin Ave

Esmond Elementary School 1865 W Montvale Ave

Fairfield Elementary Academy 6201 S Fairfield Ave

Fernwood Elementary School 10041 S Union Ave

Frederick Funston Elementary School 2010 N Central Park Ave

William C. Goudy Technology Academy 5120 N Winthrop Ave

Horace Greeley Elementary School 832 W Sheridan Rd

Frank W Gunsaulus Elementary Scholastic Academy 4420 S Sacramento Ave

John H Hamline Elementary School 4747 S Bishop St 

Bret Harte Elementary School 1556 E 56th St

John Harvard Elementary School of Excellence 7525 S Harvard

Robert Healy Elementary School 3010 S Parnell Ave

William G Hibbard Elementary School 3244 W Ainslie St

Charles Evans Hughes Elementary School 4247 W 15th St

Joshua D Kershaw Elementary School 6450 S Lowe Ave 

LaSalle II Magnet Elementary School 1148 N Honore St

Josephine C Locke Elementary School 2828 N Oak Park Ave

Joseph Lovett Elementary School 6333 W Bloomingdale Ave

George Manierre Elementary School 1420 N Hudson Ave 

John L Marsh Elementary School 9822 S Exchange Ave 

Arnold Mireles Elementary Academy 9000 S Exchange Ave 

Florence Nightingale Elementary School 5250 S Rockwell St

Jesse Owens Elementary Community Academy 12302 S State St

Parkside Elementary Community Academy 6938 S East End Ave 

Helen Peirce International Studies Elementary School 1423 W Bryn Mawr Ave

William Penn Elementary School 1616 S Avers Ave 

Portage Park Elementary School 5330 W Berteau Ave 

Ernst Prussing Elementary School 4650 N Menard Ave

William C Reavis Math & Science Specialty Elementary School 834 E 50th St Chicago

Frank W Reilly Elementary School 3650 W School St

Washington D Smyser Elementary School 4310 N Melvina Ave

Hannah G Solomon Elementary School 6206 N Hamlin Ave

Spencer Elementary Technology Academy 214 N Lavergne Ave

Frederick Stock Elementary School 7507 W Birchwood Ave 

Harriet Beecher Stowe Elementary School 3444 W Wabansia Ave

Mancel Talcott Elementary School 1840 W Ohio St

Henry O Tanner Elementary School 7350 S Evans Ave

Enrico Tonti Elementary School 5815 S Homan Ave

George Washington Elementary School 3611 E 114th St 

Ida B Wells Preparatory Elementary Academy 249 E 37th St

Daniel S Wentworth Elementary School 1340 W 71st St

Woodlawn Community Elementary School 6657 S Kimbark Ave

Ella Flagg Young Elementary School 1434 N Parkside Ave 

Emiliano Zapata Elementary Academy 2728 S Kostner Ave

    75 CPS schools now have tested positive for lead
    Chicago Public Schools has 75 elementary schools with amounts of lead in their drinking water that have tested above federally acceptable standards. That's about 18 percent so far of the 422 grade schools run by the city's school system. CPS released the updated numbers after 8 p.m.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

  • Pawz Awalkin Pet care/walk

    Always been suspicious of older pipes. I purchased a big berkey counter top water filtration. Then, a seychelles to put that water into and filter again! For 10 years now.
    Don't trust em...nope

  • A.S Living and Playing in Chicago

    This is why I refuse purchase old homes which seems to be the majority of the homes around here. 100 year old houses no thanks.

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These nearby schools are looking for financial help on DonorsChoose.org:

  • Tiny Tech Wizards

    Mrs. Cipriani is asking for $1945.84:
    My students need iPads to research and respond to daily writing.
    John M Smyth Magnet School Comment
  • Updating the 2nd Grade Library

    Ms. Walsh is asking for $593.89:
    My students need books for out library. I want to incorporate as many multicultural and award winning books as possible.
    UNO-De Las Casas Comment
  • Teaching With Tools

    Mrs. Cipriani is asking for $550.06:
    My students need materials such as books about your body and health, markers, glue, paint to create and learn.
    John M Smyth Magnet School Comment

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  • Joe C Martinez Retired, enjoy travel & photography w/ my love

    how awful especially bcuz it's too close to home..,.

24 hours ago

Man shot in Pilsen

The 47-year-old was shot while he was standing in the 1900 block of South Allport about 1 p.m., according to Chicago Police.

    Man shot in Pilsen
    A man was shot in the Pilsen neighborhood Saturday afternoon. The 47-year-old was shot while he was standing in the 1900 block of South Allport about 1 p.m., according to Chicago Police. Someone inside a gold SUV fired shots at the man and he was struck in the left ankle, police said.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

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Police: 2 dead, 16 wounded in weekend shootings

...Chicago neighborhood. They were standing on the sidewalk about 3:30 a.m. in the 1700 block of West 21st Street when a dark colored car drove by and someone inside opened fire. The older man...

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Ernest Hudson, 18, was shot in the head about 4:30 p.m. in the 6400 block of South Lowe, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner's office. He was taken to St. Bernard Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 4:55 p.m.

The 20-year-old was found unresponsive at 6:18 p.m. in the backyard of a residence in the 10700 block of South Edbrooke, police said. He was shot in the head and chest and pronounced dead at the scene.

A 19-year-old man was in the 3300 block of West 38th Street about 5:30 a.m. when a gray SUV pulled up and someone inside shot him twice in the back, police said. The man was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in serious condition, police said.

A 30-year-old woman was on a porch in the 1100 block of South Sacramento in North Lawndale about 4:50 a.m. when a female walked up and shot her in the foot, police said. She was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in good condition.

A 29-year-old man was standing on a corner about 2 a.m. in the 6500 block of South Ashland in West Englewood when he heard gunfire and realized he'd been shot in the back, according to police. He was taken to Holy Cross Hospital, where his condition was stabilized.

A 35-year-old man was in a park about 12:25 a.m. in the 7600 block of South Racine when three males on bicycles approached, according to police. One of them pulled out a gun and shot the man in the back and left leg. He was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in serious condition.

About the same time, a 38-year-old man was shot in the left leg in the 6400 block of West Belmont, police said. He took himself to Community First Medical Center, where his condition was stabilized.

Five minutes earlier, a 22-year-old was walking on the sidewalk in the 10100 block of South Lowe when a male walked up and pointed a gun at him, police said. The 22...

At 12:15 a.m., a 48-year-old was walking on the sidewalk in the 1100 block of South Richmond when he heard shots and felt pain, police said. He took himself to Mount Sinai Hospital with a gunshot wound to his right arm. He was listed in good condition.

    Police: 2 dead, 16 wounded in weekend shootings
    Two people were killed and at least 16 more have been wounded in shootings across Chicago since Friday afternoon, police said. A male was killed in the weekend's first shooting Friday afternoon in the Englewood neighborhood, according to police. Ernest Hudson, 18, was shot in the head about 4:30 p.m.
    http://abc7chicago.com

32 hours ago

Fiesta del Sol returns for 44th year

Address: 1400 W Cermak Rd, Chicago, IL 60608

    Fiesta del Sol returns for 44th year
    Chicago's annual celebration of all things Latino is back on July 28-31, 2016. The 44th Annual Fiesta del Sol is the largest Latino festival in the Midwest. This year, the four-day event features live entertainment, great food, a soccer tournament, art exhibits, carnival rides, workshops and free resources on health and housing.
    http://abc7chicago.com

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Updated 33 hours ago

Police: 2 dead, 16 wounded in weekend shootings

...Chicago neighborhood. They were standing on the sidewalk about 3:30 a.m. in the 1700 block of West 21st Street when a dark colored car drove by and someone inside opened fire. The older man...

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The male, whose age was not known early Saturday, was shot in the head about 4:30 p.m. in the 6400 block of South Lowe, police said. He was taken to St. Bernard Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

The 20-year-old was found unresponsive at 6:18 p.m. in the backyard of a residence in the 10700 block of South Edbrooke, police said. He was shot in the head and chest and pronounced dead at the scene.

A 19-year-old man was in the 3300 block of West 38th Street about 5:30 a.m. when a gray SUV pulled up and someone inside shot him twice in the back, police said. The man was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in serious condition, police said.

A 30-year-old woman was on a porch in the 1100 block of South Sacramento in North Lawndale about 4:50 a.m. when a female walked up and shot her in the foot, police said. She was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in good condition.

A 29-year-old man was standing on a corner about 2 a.m. in the 6500 block of South Ashland in West Englewood when he heard gunfire and realized he’d been shot in the back, according to police. He was taken to Holy Cross Hospital, where his condition was stabilized.

A 35-year-old man was in a park about 12:25 a.m. in the 7600 block of South Racine when three males on bicycles approached, according to police. One of them pulled out a gun and shot the man in the back and left leg. He was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in serious condition.

About the same time, a 38-year-old man was shot in the left leg in the 6400 block of West Belmont, police said. He took himself to Community First Medical Center, where his condition was stabilized.

Five minutes earlier, a 22-year-old was walking on the sidewalk in the 10100 block of South Lowe when a male walked up and pointed a gun at him, police said. The 22...

At 12:15 a.m., a 48-year-old was walking on the sidewalk in the 1100 block of South Richmond when he heard shots and felt pain, police said. He took himself to Mount Sinai Hospital with a gunshot wound to his right arm. He was listed in good condition.

    Police: 2 dead, 16 wounded in weekend shootings
    Two people were killed and at least 16 more have been wounded in shootings across Chicago since Friday afternoon, police said. A male was killed in the weekend's first shooting Friday afternoon in the Englewood neighborhood, according to police. The male, whose age was not known early Saturday, was shot in the head about 4:30 p.m.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

34 hours ago

Two wounded in Heart of Chicago drive-by shooting

The men, 23 and 39, were standing on the sidewalk in the 1700 block of West 21st Street when a dark colored car drove by and someone inside opened fire, according to Chicago Police.

    Two wounded in Heart of Chicago drive-by shooting
    Two men were shot early Saturday in the Heart of Chicago neighborhood. The men, 23 and 39, were standing on the sidewalk in the 1700 block of West 21st Street when a dark colored car drove by and someone inside opened fire, according to Chicago Police.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

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