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Chicago murders in January 2017 on pace with same period in 2016

...the 20-year-old man in the back seat of a silver car in the 1600-block of West Monroe Street, police said. The man had gunshot wounds to the head and body and was pronounced...

    Chicago murders in January 2017 on pace with same period in 2016
    After an extremely violent 2016, this year seems to be on track to be similar. In the city's most recent murder, a man found in the back seat of a car late Monday night was shot and killed about 11:30 p.m.
    http://abc7chicago.com

4 hours ago

Chicago murders in January 2017 outpace same period in 2016

...the 20-year-old man in the back seat of a silver car in the 1600-block of West Monroe Street, police said. The man had gunshot wounds to the head and body and was pronounced...

    Chicago murders in January 2017 outpace same period in 2016
    A man found in the back seat of a car late Monday night is the latest person to be shot and killed in Chicago. Officers responded to a call of a person shot about 11:30 p.m. and found the 20-year-old man in the back seat of a silver car in the 1600-block of West Monroe Street, police said.
    http://abc7chicago.com

7 hours ago

Violento inicio de semana después de un violento fin de semana, en Chicago

Media hora antes, un hombre de 20 años había sido encontrado baleado a muerte en el asiento trasero de un auto acribillado en la cuadra 1600 W. Monroe St, dijo la Policía.

    Violento inicio de semana después de un violento fin de semana, en Chicago
    CHICAGO - 'Ayúdame, Jesús, mataron a mi hijo', gritaba una madre los primeros minutos del martes metida entre el tráfico de la Ashland Ave, mientras agitaba las manos en el aire. ¡Ayúdame, Jesús!, decía. ¡Ayúdame, Jesús, mataron a mi hijo!, gritaba. Luego se derrumbó sobre el pavimento.
    http://www.vivelohoy.com

7 hours ago

Cook County Hospital starts work on redesigned outpatient center

...Center is ready to rise in the heart of the Illinois Medical District. Located at 1950 W. Polk next to the John H. Stroger in-patient facility at the former site of the...

    Work to start on new-look Cook County Hospital outpatient center
    While early renderings showed a facade partially clad in angular glass fiber reinforced concrete panels, updated images now show a more conservative glass curtain wall system.
    http://chicago.curbed.com

10 hours ago

3 Killed, 12 Wounded In Monday Shootings Across Chicago

...the 20-year-old man in the back seat of a silver car in the 1600 block of West Monroe, police said. He had gunshot wounds to the head and body and was pronounced dead...

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...30 p.m., a 20-year-old man was shot in the lower body near 51st Street and Ridgeway Avenue in the West Elsdon neighborhood on the Southwest Side. He was pronounced dead at the...

About 2 a.m., 20-year-old Jamayah Fields was found dead with a gunshot wound to the head in the 5000 block of West Maypole outside an Austin neighborhood elementary school on the West Side, authorities said. Fields, who lived in South Bend, Indiana, was pronounced dead at the scene at 2:05 a.m.

...Chicago neighborhood. A 16-year-old boy was standing on a front porch in the 8000 block of South Marquette when another male walked up and opened fire, police said. The teenager suffered multiple gunshot...

About 9:30 p.m. in Lawndale, two people opened fire on a 24-year-old man on a sidewalk in the 3900 block of West Flournoy, striking him in the leg. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where his condition was stabilized, police said.

About 9:15 p.m. in Austin, two people tried to rob a 16-year-old boy in the 4900 block of West Hubbard, and then one of them shot the boy in the leg, police said. His condition was stabilized at Mount Sinai.

About 9:05 p.m. in Austin, a 29-year-old woman was shot in the back at the corner of Gladys and Cicero, police said. She was listed in serious condition at Mount Sinai.

...Southwest Side. Someone pulled up in a vehicle as the man was walking in the 2400 block of West 79th Street and they began to argue, police said. A gunman then got out of the car...

Two men were, ages 22 and 35, were shot in the back about 6:15 p.m. in the 800 block of East 133rd Street in the Far South Side Altgeld Gardens neighborhood, police said. They were both taken in serious condition to Christ Medical Center.

About 5 p.m., someone opened fire from the passenger side of a dark-colored SUV in the 1400 block of South Spaulding, hitting a 19-year-old man in the hip, according to police. He was taken in good condition to Mount Sinai.

At 4:50 p.m., two people walked up to a 20-year-old man in the 1200 block of South Spaulding, demanded his things and then shot him in the abdomen, police said. He was also taken in good condition to Mount Sinai.

Early Monday, someone in a gray vehicle fired shots at a 24-year-old man walking at 1:23 a.m. in the 2000 block of West Diversey on the North Side, police said. He suffered a graze wound to the face and was listed in good condition at Swedish Covenant Hospital.

...vehicle shot a 22-year-old man in the arm as he drove in the 3600 block of North Central. He kept going to Community First Medical Center, where his condition was stabilized, police said...

    3 Killed, 12 Wounded In Monday Shootings Across Chicago
    CHICAGO (CBS) - Three people were killed and at least 12 more were wounded in shootings across the city Monday, according to Chicago Police. The day's latest homicide happened about 11:30 p.m. on the Near West Side.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

10 hours ago

Chicago murders in January 2017 outpacing same period last year

...the 20-year-old man in the back seat of a silver car in the 1600-block of West Monroe Street, police said. The man had gunshot wounds to the head and body and was pronounced...

    Chicago murders in January 2017 outpacing same period last year
    A man found in the back seat of a car late Monday night is the latest person to be shot and killed in Chicago. Officers responded to a call of a person shot about 11:30 p.m. and found the 20-year-old man in the back seat of a silver car in the 1600-block of West Monroe Street, police said.
    http://abc7chicago.com

10 hours ago

Music notes: Twenty One Pilots packed for the United Center

...when it hits the United Center. 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, at United Center, 1901 W. Madison St., Chicago. Sold out, but wait-list tickets are available. (312) 455-4500 or unitedcenter.com...

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...Car Window and Leah Jean. 8:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 27, at Beat Kitchen, 2100 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago. $10. (773) 281-4444 or beatkitchen.com...

The Disappointments: 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, at HVAC Pub, 3530 N. Clark St., Chicago. Free. (773) 789-8864 or hvacpub.com.

AFI, The Chain Gang of 1974, Souvenirs: 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 31, at Riviera Theatre, 4750 N. Broadway St., Chicago. $28. (773) 275-6800 or rivieratheatre.com.

Adam Ant: 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 31, at Vic Theatre, 3145 N. Sheffield Ave., Chicago. $36-$135. (773) 472-0449 or victheatre.com.

    Music notes: Twenty One Pilots landing at the United Center
    Ohio's Twenty One Pilots is from an odd breed; some of their songs are straight-up indie hip-hop, some dabble in dancey electronica and some are pure emotional alternative rock. But no matter which skin drummer Josh Dun and vocalist Tyler Joseph are wearing, the duo is comfortable in it.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

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  • Elmo for Education!

    Ms. Jones is asking for $468.79:
    My students need an Elmo projector to learn how to take notes and annotate texts. We also need extra copy paper because you can never have too much!
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16 hours ago

Police: Man found shot to death on Near West Side

Officers responded to a call of a person shot about 11:30 p.m. and found the man, thought to be in his 20s, in the back seat of a silver car in the 1600 block of West Monroe, according to Chicago Police.

    Police: Man found shot to death on Near West Side
    A man was found shot to death Monday night on the Near West Side, police said. Officers responded to a call of a person shot about 11:30 p.m. and found the man, thought to be in his 20s, in the back seat of a silver car in the 1600 block of West Monroe, according to Chicago Police.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

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Updated 22 hours ago

Jan. 20, 2017 Update

Sat., Jan 28, 10 am-2 pm, Malcom X Community College, 1900 W. Jackson. The Chicago Park District hosts a Teen Opportunity Fair. Information on recreation, education, and job readiness. Register: onlinewith program code 191519. Ages 13-19. Free.

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...will be hosting a Property Tax Appeal Workshop in the auditorium at the Copernicus Center, 5216 W. Lawrence, at 6 pm on Thursday, January 26. Staff members from the Cook County Board of...

The 3500-block of North Kildare between 7 pm and 10:30 pm on January 10; and

The 3700-block of North Kenneth between 1 pm and 10:30 pm on January 10.

Portage Park, 4100 N. Long;

Norwood Park, 5801 N. Natoma; and

North Park Village, 5801 N. Pulaski.

...Prep Chicago website. The closest site for 45th Ward residents is at Wilbur Wright College, 4300 N. Narragansett. Their hours are...

Performances begin January 14th at the Filament Theatre, 4041 N. Milwaukee. Shows will run at 11 am and 3 pm on Saturdays and Sundays. Tickets cost $25 each and can be purchased online.

...test.  This will take place from 10 am to 2 pm on January 28 at 1300 W. Jackson. More information on the free Open House is available online...

Applications are now open online and must be completed by January 31, 2017. The test to become a police officer will be held on April 1st and 2nd, 2017 at McCormick Place, 2301 S. King.

Fri., Jan 20, 8 pm,  Independence Tap, 3932 W. Irving Park. Gear up for Mardi Gras with some New Orleans style music during the Four Stars Brass Band concert. Cost of purchases. 

Sun., Jan 22, 1-3 pm, Josi’s Frozen Yogurt, 4032 N. Milwaukee. Josi’s hosts their monthly No Apologies Needed event. This is a private event for special needs families. More info: online. Free. 

Tue., Jan 24, 1-2 pm, Oak Street Health, 4848 W. Irving Park. Hear care managers provide some practical tips for Fighting the Winter Blues. Free.

Wed., Jan 25, 3-4:30 pm, BACP City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle, Room 805. Donna R. Rockin hosts a How to Write a Business Plan- What you Need to Know! workshop. Register: email organizers or call 312-744-2086. Free.

Wed., Jan 25, 7 pm,Congregational Church of Jefferson Park, Basement Auditorium, 5320 W. Giddings. Meet neighbors and discuss how to improve your community during the Jefferson Park Neighborhood Association...

Thur., Jan 26, 12-1:30 pm,Cook County Elder Justice Center, 50 W. Washington, 20th Floor, Courtroom 2005. The Circuit Court of Cook County ELder Justice Center hosts a two-partReverse Mortgages and Predatory Lending seminar. This is the first part. More info and register: 312-603-9233.Free.

Thur., Jan 26, 5:30 pm, Lido Banquets, 5504 N. Milwaukee. The Gladstone Park Chamber of Commerce hosts itsInstallation Gala Event. Keynote speaker Alderman Laurino from the 39th ward. Cocktails at 5:30, dinner at 6:30. RSVP: email organizers or call 773-775-8871. $35/person (tables of 8 available). 

Sat., Jan 28, 7:30 pm, Saint Bartholomew Catholic Church – Krueger Hall, 4910 W. Addison. Join Chicago’s funniest comics for Stand-Up St. Barts. Doors open at 6:15 pm. Parking available. More info and to buy tickets: emailtickets@stbartholomew.netor 773-213-4310. $25. 

Sun., Jan 29, 10:45 am-1:30 pm, St. Edward School, 4343 W. Sunnyside. Tour the campus & meet teachers, parents, and students during an Open House. More info: online or 773-736-9133. Free. 

Sun., Jan 29, 12-3 pm, Saint Bartholomew Catholic School, 4941 W. Patterson.Meet teachers and staff, learn about educational opportunities, and discover financial aid possibilities during the Saint Bartholomew School Open House. More info: online773-282-9373. Free.

Sun., Jan 29, 2 pm, Irving Park Lutheran Church, 4100 N. Harding. The Irving Park Fine Arts Committee (IPFAC) presents Ben Melsky in Concert. More info: online or 773-398-6766. Donations gratefully accepted. 

Tues., Jan 31, 7 pm,Rosedale Park, 6312 W. Rosedale. Meet neighbors and get involved in the community during theGladstone Park Neighborhood Association monthly meeting...

Sat., Feb 4, 9 am-2 pm,New Life Portage Park, 5700 W. Berteau. Dr. Eric, Pamela Reedmond, Pastor Paco Amador, Maritza Eru, and Claudaniel Fabien will all be...

Sat., Feb 4, 2-4 pm,Portage-Cragin Library, Community Room, 5108 W. Belmont. Do you and your family need to get out of the house? Join the library for Family Play Time. For families with kids 3 and older. Sign up at the branch. Free.

Sun., Feb 5, 3-11 pm, Buckley Hall, 4451 N. Lowell. Support a local school during St. Edward’s Super Bowl Party. Free. 

Tue., Feb 7, 7 pm,Independence Park Bungalow, 3945 N. Springfield. Join neighbors to learn how you can participate in supporting your community during the GIPNA Board Meeting.Free.

Sat., Feb 11, 6 pm, St. John’s Episcopal Church, 3857 N. Kostner. Celebrate Darwin’s birthday with Science and Faith: A Bishop/Biologis Embraces Both. This will be a moderated discussion with retired Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori. Free.

Sun., Feb 12, 5-7 pm, Irving Park Lutheran Church Gym, 4057 N. Harding. Thaw out with Carlson’s Soup & Bread. Take a break from winter hibernatio with a...

Mon., Feb 13, 7 pm, Irving Park Baptist Church Basement, 4401 W. Irving Park. Learn how you can become more involved with the community by attending the monthly Old Irving Park Associationmeeting. Free.

Thur., Feb 16, 7-9 pm,Smokey’s BBQ, 5481 N. Northwest Highway. Meet neighbors and get involved in the community during the Jefferson Park Forwardmonthly meeting. Guest speaker: Merry Ellen from the Historic Chicago Bungalow Association. Agenda and more info:online. Cost of purchases at Smokey’s. 

Sun., Feb 26, 10 am-4 pm, Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, 2430 N. Cannon. There are so many ways to give back to your community in 2017. Save the...

    Jan. 20, 2017 Update
    Dear Neighbor, Through February 1, residents of Jefferson Township can submit their property tax appeals with the Cook County Board of Review via their online portal. In addition, Commissioner Michael Cabonargi and I will be hosting a Property Tax Appeal Workshop in the auditorium at the Copernicus Center, 5216 W.
    http://ward45.org

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Updated 28 hours ago

In Chicago, Obama’s legacy is visible

A mural at Kedzie and Van Buren in Garfield Park depicts Oprah, Barack and Michelle Obama, Coretta Scott and Martin Luther King, and filmmaker Tyler Perry.

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A mural at Glenwood and Lunt in Rogers Park commemorates the kick off of Obama's U.S. Senate campaign at the adjacent Heartland Cafe.

A "THANKS OBAMA" sign at the corner of Hyde Park Boulevard and Lake Park

Detail of the Wall of Respect, a mural located at 47th and Champlain in Bronzeville

    In Chicago, Obama's legacy is visible
    click to enlarge As the world watched Donald Trump take the oath as the 45th president of the United States on Friday, I traveled across the city where the 44th, Barack Obama, left his mark-literally and figuratively.
    http://www.chicagoreader.com

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    @JJ - But if I do not see your posts, how will you benefit from my replies to those posts?

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