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Man dies month after West Town shooting

Chicago Police investigate after a man was shot Aug. 27, 2016, in the 2000 block of West Maypole. | Network Video Productions

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Keyes, who lived in the 3600 block of West Douglas, was acquitted in April 2009 of the December 2006 killing of 44-year-old Suzette Coleman, a postal worker whom prosecutors said was caught in gang crossfire near her home in the 1300 block of South Millard, the Sun-Times previously reported.

Keyes, who lived in the 3600 block of West Douglas, was acquitted in April 2009 of the December 2006 killing of 44-year-old Suzette Coleman, a postal worker whom prosecutors said was caught in gang crossfire near her home in the 1300 block of South Millard, the Sun-Times previously reported.

    Man dies month after West Town shooting
    A 33-year-old man died Thursday of wounds he suffered about a month earlier in a West Town neighborhood shooting. About 9:30 p.m. Aug. 27, Marvin Keyes was walking out of a home in the 2000 block of West Maypole when a silver car pulled up to him and a gunman got out to shoot him in the head, legs and right arm, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner's office.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

Aug 29

Updated 4 hours ago

Water Main Project Is Killing Our Business, Says Portage Grounds Cafe Owner

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The biggest hassle for Portage Grounds customers has been the lack of parking near the cafe, 5501 W. Irving Park Road, Quezada said.

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    Water Main Project Is Our Killing Business, Says Portage Grounds Cafe Owner
    PORTAGE PARK - A months-long construction project to replace water mains underneath Irving Park Road has snarled traffic and made it impossible to park near Portage Grounds in Portage Park - grinding the cafe's profits to dust, its owner said.
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Man Allegedly Gave 12-Year-Old Gun, Told Child To Shoot Him

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    Man Allegedly Gave 12-Year-Old Gun, Told Child To Shoot Him
    (CBS) - A man allegedly put a pistol in a 12-year-old child's hand and told him to shoot him. According to police, Armond M. Meyers, 43, allegedly "placed a handgun in a 12-year-old child's hand, holding the weapon to his head and instructing the child to pull the trigger," Round Lake Park Police said in a statement.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

11 hours ago

Weekend picks: Lee DeWyze headlines Furlong Fest

...per day, which you donate to one of five local charities. At Goose Island Brewery, 1800 W. Fulton, Chicago. $10 suggested donation. (800) 466-7363 or gooseisland.com. 4 to 10 p.m...

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...are always ways to get your hands on a few. At U.S. Cellular Field, 333 W. 35th St., Chicago. chanceraps.com. 1 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24

Hear some heavenly harmony when the Irish lads of Celtic Thunder perform songs from their two 2016 "Legacy" albums and more on Saturday at the Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State St., Chicago. $32.50-$75. (800) 745-3000 or thechicagotheatre.com. 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24

...and James Wintle at several different locations; the Music Institute of Chicago's Nichols Hall, 1490 Chicago Ave., Evanston; then at PianoForte Studios, 1335 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago. $26; $23 senior; $10 students...

...Music Institute of Chicago's Nichols Hall, 1490 Chicago Ave., Evanston; then at PianoForte Studios, 1335 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago. $26; $23 senior; $10 students. (630) 628-9591 or orionensemble.org. 7:30 p...

El Famous, TanZen, Contra, Bubbles Erotica, Welp: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, at Beat Kitchen, 2100 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago. Rock. $10-$12. (773) 281-4444 or beatkitchen.com.

Luka at Afterlife, featuring Goodsex, Nikho, Gianni Blu, Brian Boncher, Dr. Drej, Starvincat and Mikey Yellow: 10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, at Annex Nightclub, 1958 W. North Ave., Chicago. House, EDM. Free before midnight. housemusicsavedmylife.com.

    Weekend picks: Lee DeWyze headlines Furlong Fest
    Mount Prospect's "American Idol" Lee DeWyze comes back home to headline Arlington International Racecourse's Furlong Fest. The weekend festival -- which benefits the Autism Society of Illinois -- features food, horse racing (Friday and Saturday only) and a full lineup of music, including Chris Medina and Dennis Florine Saturday; and Trippin' Billies, the Thadeus Project and Mr. Blotto Sunday.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

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Updated 13 hours ago

1 Killed, 6 Wounded In Tuesday Shootings Across Chicago

Eddie Huff was sitting in a vehicle at a stop light in the 200 block of South Western when another male walked up and fired shots into the vehicle, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

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Huff was shot in the abdomen and taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 3:45 a.m., authorities said. He lived in the 7300 block of South Winchester.

...the South Side. He was riding a bicycle about 8:20 p.m. in the 8000 block of South Ellis when another male fired shots in his direction, striking him in the left ankle, police...

...dark-colored car pulled up to the man about 2:50 p.m. in the 1400 block of North Homan and someone inside opened fire, hitting him in the left arm, police said. He was...

...27 a.m., the 40-year-old man was at a family party in the 1300 block of North Waller when he got into an argument with another person, who then pulled out a revolver...

...the South Side. A 23-year-old woman was sitting in a vehicle in the 5300 block of South Laflin when someone rode up on a bicycle and fired shots into the vehicle, police said...

    1 Killed, 6 Wounded In Tuesday Shootings Across Chicago
    CHICAGO (CBS) - A man was killed and at least six other people were wounded in shootings Tuesday across Chicago. The 29-year-old man was shot to death shortly before 3 a.m. on the Near West Side.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

16 hours ago

What to Do This Weekend in Chicago

...headliners include Chicago’s own Whitney, Dawes, Beach Slang and Against Me! Goose Island Brewery, 1800 W. Fulton St.; must be 21+; $10 suggested donation...

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Head over to Wellington and Southport in Lakeview for Oktoberfest Chicago and enjoy the 16th annual St Alphonsus Oktoberfest at West...

For you literary lovers and those specifically who are fans of Roald Dahl, make your way to the  Roald Dahl Celebration on Sunday, Sept 25 at 2pm at 57th Street Books (1301 E. 57th) honors the author’s 100th birthday with games and treats inspired by his books and a rhyming contest. 

Get your Oktoberfest on in Chicago this weekend at the Revolution Brewery  Tap Room.  The Oktoberfest Party will be in the back lot held at their state-of-the-art production brewery located at 3340 N. Kedzie Ave.There will be live bands, German cuisine and special tappings. Tickets are $10.

...in Chicago with their Croatian and Serbian roots. 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Harris Theater, 205 E. Randolph St.; free tickets available at the door starting at 6:30 p.m...

    What to Do This Weekend in Chicago
    Here are some free and cheap things to do this weekend in Chicago. Come out with friends and family and enjoy the FREE 2016 Hyde Park Jazz Festival, which runs Sept. 24-25, 2016 and features artist Randy Weston performing a 90th birthday solo at Rockefeller Chapel in Chicago.
    http://chicagofree.info

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Bad Axe Throwing, Vegan Vortex, and more things to do in Chicago this weekend

...9/24: Goose Island hosts the 312 Urban Block Party at their Fulton Market location (1800 W. Fulton) that features an array of local food vendors (Happy Lobster, Tamale Spaceship, Hot Doug's...

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Through 10/1: Artemisia Theatre hosts Her Story Is Our Story, its annual festival of feminist plays at Edge Theatre (5451 N. Broadway). This year's lineup features six new works including Inda Craig-Galván's Black Super Magic Mama and Traci Godfrey's Sweet Texas Reckoning. Thu-Sat 7:30 PM

9/23-9/25: The city's new (and only) ax-throwing center, Bad Axe Throwing (165 N. Loomis) celebrates its opening with an open house offering a chance to try out the sport for free. Axes are provided, but you can bring your own food and drink. Fri 6-11 PM, Sat 2-11 PM, Sun 2-8 PM

Sat 9/24: At Pig, Swig, and Record Dig at Schubas (3159 N. Southport), shop for LPs and CDs from local record stores—like Bucket o' Blood, Reckless, and Saki—while enjoying music by DJs Lady Lea and Doug Hall, beer from Anchor Brewing, and a whole suckling pig. Noon-4 PM

Sat 9/24: In These Times hosts the panel discussion Hillary Clinton's Faux Feminism at Women & Children First (5233 N. Clark) featuring Liza Featherstone, Doug Henwood (My Turn: Hillary Clinton Takes Aim at the Presidency), and Yasmin Nair and Kathleen Geier, contributors to False Choices. 4 PM

Sat 9/24: Chirp Radio's Bobby Evers is the DJ at the helm of the adult contemporary slow dance party the Lite FM, a night of soft rock from the 70s, 80s, and 90s at Crown Liquors (2821 N. Milwaukee). 9:30 PM

Sun 9/25: Paper Moon Pastry and Bake and Destroy host Vegan Vortex, a pop-up market at LAMA HQ (3519 W. Fullerton) featuring all the vegan and cruelty-free snacks, clothing, and bath products you could ask for. There's also live music, a Bloody Mary bar, and tarot readings. 11 AM-3 PM

Sun 9/25: The Roald Dahl Celebration at 57th Street Books (1301 E. 57th) honors the author's 100th birthday with games and treats inspired by his books and a rhyming contest. 2 PM

    Bad Axe Throwing, Vegan Vortex, and more things to do in Chicago this weekend
    Mammoth art festivalExpo Chicago is all the rage, but it's not the only game in town. Here are some more weekend recommendations: Through 9/25: The Filter Photo Festival features weekend of workshops, exhibits, and portfolio reviews at galleries across the city.
    http://www.chicagoreader.com

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1 Killed, 8 Wounded In Shootings Thursday Across Chicago

A 23-year-old man was in the 200 block of South Western about 10:45 p.m. when someone in a passing black SUV shot him in the left foot, police said. The man was taken to Stroger Hospital, where his condition stabilized.

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The shooting happened at 4:57 a.m. in the 5500 block of South Perry, possibly during a robbery, according to preliminary information from Chicago Police.

Anthony Thorpe, 48, was shot in the mouth and was pronounced dead at the scene, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. He lived in the 500 block of West 14th Place.

...30 p.m., a 23-year-old man was walking on the sidewalk in the 1800 block of West 21st Street when he heard shots and realized he’d been hit, according to police. He suffered...

About the same time, a 24-year-old man was walking in the 7000 block of North Sacramento when someone in a passing vehicle shot him in the left forearm, according to police. He was taken to Saint Francis Hospital in Evanston, where his condition stabilized.

...left foot when she was caught in crossfire between two groups of males in the 400 block of East 63rd Street in the South Side Washington Park neighborhood, police said. She was taken to University of...

About 10:15 a.m., a 23-year-old man was shot in the foot in the 1200 block of West 70th Street in the West Englewood neighborhood on the South Side, police said. He showed up at St. Bernard Hospital.

...neighborhood on the Near West Side. A 22-year-old man was walking in the 1100 block of West Taylor when a vehicle pulled up and someone inside started shooting, police said. He was shot...

    1 Killed, 8 Wounded In Shootings Thursday Across Chicago
    CHICAGO (CBS) - A man was killed and at least eight other people were wounded in shootings Thursday across Chicago. The 48-year-old man was killed and another seriously wounded in a shooting in the South Side Englewood neighborhood. The shooting happened at 4:57 a.m.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

33 hours ago

NYC’s Bareburger Sets Chicago Opening Date, Lou Malnati’s Reveals Expansion Plans, More Intel

...also a plethora of live music on two stages outside the Goose Island Taproom at 1800 W. Fulton St.

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...shot starting Oct. 3, as that’s when its first Chicago restaurant will open at 3357 N. Lincoln Ave. in Lakeview, the Tribune reports. Known in the northeast and internationally for eco-friendly restaurants...

...Another shutter to sadly report: Shiso, a Japanese restaurant at 449 W. North Ave. in Old Town, will hold its last service on Sunday after eight years in business...

    NYC's Bareburger Sets Chicago Opening Date, Lou Malnati's Reveals Expansion Plans, More Intel
    Plus, legendary Kingston Mines is expanding and a Cub delivers for UberEats
    http://chicago.eater.com

36 hours ago

Man Charged With Lakeview Shooting, Robbery

Burch, who lives in the 300 block of South Oakley, was taken into custody Wednesday and subsequently charged in connection with the shooting, police said. He was scheduled to appear in bond court Thursday.

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About 8:35 p.m. Aug. 1, witnesses heard gunfire and found a 27-year-old man in an alley in the 3200 block of North Racine with a gunshot wound to the left side of the neck, police said.

    Man Charged With Lakeview Shooting, Robbery
    Nickolas Burch, 27, faces one count of armed robbery with the discharge of a firearm causing bodily harm, one count of aggravated battery with the discharge of a firearm and two counts of aggravated battery to a police officer, all felonies, according to a statement from Chicago Police.
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