48 min ago

Police: 4 dead, 6 wounded in Monday shootings across Chicago

...riding in a vehicle when she drove past a group of males standing in the 300 block of East 116th, police said. She then heard gunshots and realized she was shot in the head. The...

...Pullman neighborhood attack. A 19-year-old man was standing in the alley in the 12400 block of South Lowe when a black car drove by and a passenger fired shots, police said. The victim...

...shots, police said. The victim was shot once in the buttocks and ran to the 12400 block of South Wallace, where he collapsed. Paramedics took him to Christ Medical Center, where he was listed in...

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A 28-year-old man was shot multiple times late Monday in the 2000 block of North Pulaski. | Network Video Productions

The two teens, ages 14 and 15, were walking east in an alley in the 7100 block of South Laflin about 9:35 p.m. when a male walked up and shot them, police said.

The teenager was in the back seat of a vehicle traveling north in the 4500 block of South Ashland at 6:34 p.m. when the other people in the car heard gunshots and realized the boy had been shot, police said.

The driver took the teen to a firehouse a block north in the 4400 block of South Ashland, and he was taken to Stroger Hospital where he later died, police said. It was not immediately known if the teen was the intended target.

...ages 23 and 27, were in a vehicle stopped at a red light in the 700 block of West 71st Street about 11:15 p.m. when a dark-colored car pulled up alongside and a...

Earlier Monday afternoon, a 24-year-old man suffered a graze wound to the head in a shooting in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side. The shooting happened about 1:35 p.m. in the 3300 block of West Congress, police said. The man was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital.

    Police: 4 dead, 6 wounded in Monday shootings across Chicago
    Four people were killed and at least six others were wounded in shootings Monday across Chicago. About 10:30 p.m., a man was shot to death in the Hermosa neighborhood on the Northwest Side. The 28-year-old was standing in front of a residence in the 2000 block of North Pulaski when someone walked up and shot him several times, according to Chicago Police.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

2 hours ago

3 hours ago

Woman shot in West Pullman

The 22-year-old was riding in a vehicle about 9:05 p.m. when she drove past a group of males standing in the 300 block of East 116th, police said. She then heard gunshots and realized she was shot in the head, police said.

    Woman shot in West Pullman
    A woman was shot in the West Pullman neighborhood on the Far South Side Monday night. The 22-year-old was riding in a vehicle about 9:05 p.m. when she drove past a group of males standing in the 300 block of East 116th, police said.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

Mar 31

Updated 11 hours ago

Teachers Union's Allies Join Plans For 'Day Of Action' Friday

...home-care and child-care workers at 6:30 a.m. at Harlan High School, 9652 S. Michigan Ave., before moving on to a McDonald's at 36 W. 95th St. at 9:30...

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...a Friday itinerary stating that she'd join the King High School picket line at 4445 S. Drexel Blvd. at 8:30 a.m., followed by joining Beasley Elementary School picketers at 5255 S...

...Drexel Blvd. at 8:30 a.m., followed by joining Beasley Elementary School picketers at 5255 S. State St. at 9 a.m., then a Chicago State University rally at noon at 9501 S...

On the North Side, Fight for $15 planned to join a 6:30 a.m. news conference at Roosevelt High School, 3426 W. Wilson Ave., with striking teachers and supportive Chicago Public Schools parents and students and nursing-home and airport workers, as well as state Rep. Jaime Andrade (D-Chicago).

They'll move on to a 9:30 a.m. protest at the North Park CTA Garage and a McDonald's at 3154 W. Foster Ave., followed by joining the Northeastern Illinois University protest at 10:30 a.m. at 5500 N. St. Louis Ave.

They'll move on to a 9:30 a.m. protest at the North Park CTA Garage and a McDonald's at 3154 W. Foster Ave., followed by joining the Northeastern Illinois University protest at 10:30 a.m. at 5500 N. St. Louis Ave.

...Harlan High School, 9652 S. Michigan Ave., before moving on to a McDonald's at 36 W. 95th St. at 9:30 a.m., followed by joining the Chicago State protest at the Student...

...payments, announced Wednesday it would join a protest at the Illinois Department of Human Services, 401 S. Clinton Ave., at 3 p.m., followed by a trip to the Thompson Center...

...Association plans to meet up with supportive elected officials at 2:15 p.m. at 2840 N. Milwaukee Ave. for a march to Logan Square's Centennial Monument at Milwaukee and Kedzie Avenue at...

...all protests lead toward a mass rally at 4 p.m. at the Thompson Center, 100 W. Randolph St., followed by the march to shut down Downtown...

    Teachers Union's Allies Join Plans For 'Day Of Action' Friday
    DOWNTOWN - Unions, neighborhood groups, fast-food workers and fellow educators have set battle plans to join the Chicago Teachers Union's "day of action" Friday. The teachers union set its plans earlier this week, and groups that had already expressed their solidarity began releasing their plans Thursday to team up at protest sites.
    https://www.dnainfo.com

  • We should elect people who will negotiate a deal that's better for the public than the current CTU deal is. But doing so is unlikely to solve the more pressing problem of the unfunded pension liabilities, which need to be written down.

  • Citizen Pain Citizen Pain

    @ Bob. That is one option. There are others on the table. One neat option is to jump out from under the yoke and simply leave. These unsustainable finances are attached to Chicago and Illinois - not individuals, thankfully. But hopefully - for most involved, other options will be found.

14 hours ago

Woman fatally shot at major intersection in Edgewater ID'd

...shot in the lower back and right arm by someone in the alley of the 12100 block of South Wentworth. The man was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where his condition...

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The victim was riding in a silver Jeep that had stopped at the intersection of Ridge, Peterson and Paulina around 12:55 a.m. Monday. Police said that's when a man in a gray sedan pulled up next to her, got out of his car and opened fire.

...year-old boy were firing on each other about 1:20 p.m. in the 100 block of West Garfield.The man, identified as Deitrick Stogner, was shot in the chest and side and taken...

...year-old Southwest Side man was gunned down.Lamar Watson was standing outside in the 2200 block of South Kolin when someone walked up and shot him in the head, authorities said.Watson was taken...

...where he died at 6:30 a.m. He lived around the corner in the 2200 block of South Kirkland.The most recent nonfatal shootings happened Sunday evening on the West and Far South sides...

About 5:30 p.m., a 27-year-old woman was shot in the right arm by someone in a silver van while she was driving in the 200 block of North Homan in East Garfield Park. She took herself to the University of Illinois Hospital, where she was listed in good condition, police said.

    Woman fatally shot at major intersection in Edgewater ID'd
    A 21-year-old woman fatally shot at a busy intersection in Chicago's Edgewater neighborhood overnight has been identified. A victim's advocate confirmed the woman's name Monday on behalf of the victim's mother, who does not speak English. Karina Sorina had a five-year-old son and worked at the Naf Naf Grille in southwest suburban Naperville.
    http://abc7chicago.com

16 hours ago

19-year-old man shot in West Pullman

The shooting happened at 9:07 a.m. at 124th and Wallace, according to Chicago Police.

    19-year-old man shot in West Pullman
    A man was shot multiple times Monday morning in the West Pullman neighborhood on the Far South Side. The shooting happened at 9:07 a.m. at 124 th and Wallace, according to Chicago Police. The 19-year-old man was shot three times in the back and buttocks and taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where his condition stabilized, police said.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

19 hours ago

3 Killed, 25 Wounded In Weekend Shootings Across Chicago

...shot in the lower back and right arm by someone in the alley of the 12100 block of South Wentworth. The man was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where his condition...

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Deitrick Stogner and 17-year-old boy were firing on each other in the 100 block of West Garfield, authorities said.

Lamar Watson was standing outside in the 2200 block of South Kolin when someone walked up and shot him in the head, authorities said.

Watson was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he died at 6:30 a.m. He lived around the corner in the 2200 block of South Kirkland.

About 5:30 p.m., a 27-year-old woman was shot in the right arm by someone in a silver van while she was driving in the 200 block of North Homan in East Garfield Park. She took herself to the University of Illinois Hospital, where she was listed in good condition, police said.

    3 Killed, 25 Wounded In Weekend Shootings Across Chicago
    CHICAGO (CBS) - Three people were killed and at least 25 others were wounded in shootings across Chicago between Friday afternoon and Monday morning. Most recently, a 21-year-old woman was shot to death early Monday in the Edgewater neighborhood on the North Side, police said.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

23 hours ago

Big Marsh could be a terrific bike park, but it's not yet safe to pedal there

A roadside memorial at Woodlawn and 103rd, a wide road with fast traffic that leads to Big Marsh. A local man was killed here in a May 2015 car crash.

    Big Marsh could be a terrific bike park, but it's not yet safe to pedal there
    Last week I rode the Red Line to 95th Street with my cruiser bike in tow, then pedaled about six miles to the future site of Big Marsh Bike Park, just east of Lake Calumet.
    http://www.chicagoreader.com

26 hours ago

26 hours ago

  • Power of the Mind

    Teacher J. is asking for $864.11:
    My students need Chromebooks, Amazon Fire tablets and headphones for learning stations in the classroom.
    Smith Elementary School Comment

27 hours ago

Man, 65, shot on Far South Side

About 9:40 p.m., he was in the backyard of a home in the 12100 block of South Wentworth when someone opened fire from the alley, striking him in the lower back and right arm, according to Chicago Police.

    Man, 65, shot on Far South Side
    A 65-year-old man was wounded in a West Pullman neighborhood shooting Sunday night on the Far South Side. About 9:40 p.m., he was in the backyard of a home in the 12100 block of South Wentworth when someone opened fire from the alley, striking him in the lower back and right arm, according to Chicago Police.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

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