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Chicago sees violent night Wednesday

...man, 30, was standing on a front porch about 9:25 p.m. in the 10700 block of South Wentworth Avenue, when a male fired shots from across the street, police said. He suffered a gunshot...

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Mario Hess--also known as Blood Money--was shot and killed about 9:30 p.m. in the 5600 block of South Elizabeth Street, authorities said.

The teenager was shot in the right foot in the 8200 block of South Ellis Avenue, police said. He was taken to Advocate Trinity Hospital in good condition.

The man, 27, suffered a gunshot to the right thigh about 7:30 p.m. in the 2500 block of West Homer Street, police said. He took himself to Presence Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center, where he was listed in "stable" condition.

The 43-year-old woman was standing on the sidewalk about 6:35 p.m. in the 8500 block of South Kingston Avenue when she heard shots and felt pain, police said. She suffered a gunshot wound to the arm and took herself to Advocate Trinity Hospital, where she was listed in good condition.

The boy was standing on a sidewalk in the 6300 block of South Mozart Street about 6:20 p.m. when someone walked up to him from a gangway and fired a shot that hit the boy in the head, police said

The 20-year-old man was standing in the restaurant in the 8400 block of South Kedzie Avenue about 5:50 p.m. when shots were fired through the window, police said. The...

The man, 31, suffered a graze-wound to the back about 5:10 p.m. in the 4800 block of West Fullerton Avenue, police said. He was taken to Presence Our Lady of the Resurrection Medical Center where he was treated and released. Police believe the shooting may be gang-related.

  • You're certainly assuming a lot about me, and you seem fixated on terms to call people. Hallmarks of a racist, you're always thinking in terms of labels. Look at me, if I wanted to address you, I'd say "@Dr. Magic." See, that's how a non-racist thinks and talks.

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    You're certainly assuming a lot about me, and you seem fixated on terms to call people. Hallmarks of a racist, you're always thinking in terms of labels. Look at me, if I wanted to address you, I'd say "@Dr. Magic." See, that's how a non-racist thinks and talks.

    I posted in reply to someone who talked about the disadvantages of voting for Rauner. "Cutting off your nose to spite your face" is an expression used to describe self-destructive behaviour, it doesn't literally mean cut of your nose, etc. And, I replied to a post talking about voting for Rauner in this situation, and I said something about that subject. If you though your posting wasn't about that, then you didn't need to reply. So, why did you reply? Were you just trolling? And what is this nonsense about kleenex? You in high school or sumtin'?

  • This thread is Everyblock at its finest! It's almost like I'm at CNN! Congrats, guys!

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Red Line meeting next month and other thoughts on transit plans

...from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on May 13 at Palmer Park Gymnasium, 201 E. 111th St., Chicago. The second step is being taken in long-awaited plans to extend the south...

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Mayor Emanuel, Chicago Park District to Rehab, Build 103 Playgrounds this Year

Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Chicago Park District General Superintendent Michael P. Kelly, Friends of the Park officials and community members broke ground today to build new playgrounds at Lindblom Park, Murray Park and Kucinski-Murphy Park. These three playgrounds are part of the 103 neighborhood playgrounds that will be refurbished or built across the City in 2014.

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25 hours ago

Mayor Emanuel, Chicago Park District to Rehab, Build 103 Playgrounds this Year

Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Chicago Park District General Superintendent Michael P. Kelly, Friends of the Park officials and community members broke ground today to build new playgrounds at Lindblom Park, Murray Park and Kucinski-Murphy Park. These three playgrounds are part of the 103 neighborhood playgrounds that will be refurbished or built across the City in 2014.

Click here for more information:
http://ow.ly/vUl5z

28 hours ago

Fast commutes

The Red Line extension open house will be 5:30-7:30 p.m. May 13 at Palmer Park Gymnasium, 201 E. 111th St.

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The CTA is seeking public comments on these proposals. An open house about the Lawrence-Bryn Mawr project will be 5:30-7:30 p.m., May 21 at Truman Community College, 1145 W. Wilson Ave.

The Red-Purple bypass open house will be 5:30-7:30 p.m. May 22 at the 19th District Police Station, 850 W. Addison St.

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CTA's Belmont Bypass: 16 Existing Buildings Needed for New Flyover

A community meeting about the Red Line extension on the South Side is scheduled 5:30-7:30 p.m. May 13 at Palmer Park Gymnasium, 201 E. 111th St.

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The CTA plans to hold a community meeting about the new North Side Red Line stations 5:30-7:30 p.m. May 21 at Truman Community College, 1145 W. Wilson Ave.

A community meeting about the Belmont Station flyover is scheduled from 5:30-7:30 p.m. May 22 at the 19th District Police Station, 850 W. Addison St.

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Boy, 15, charged as adult in shooting of boy, 14, on city's South Side

April 17, 2014 (CHICAGO) (WLS) -- A 15-year-old boy faces felony charges stemming from a shooting in the 12000-block of S. Perry on the city's Far South Side.

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Teen Charged With Shooting 14-Year-Old In West Pullman

The 14-year-old was shot about 6:35 p.m. Wednesday when three males approached him in the 12000 block of South Perry Avenue and one of them opened fire in his direction, police said.

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Boy, 15, charged with shooting 14-year-old in West Pullman

The 14-year-old was shot about 6:35 p.m. Wednesday when three males approached him in the 12000 block of South Perry and one of them opened fire in his direction, police said.

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Juvenile charged in 14 year old's shooting

The boy was shot about 6:35 p.m. when three males approached him in the 12000 block of South Perry Avenue and one of them opened fire in his direction, said police News Affairs Officer Ana Pacheco.

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