2 days ago

Updated 5 hours ago

3 dead, 21 wounded in weekend shootings

Police said a 21-year-old man was walking in the 9900 block of South State Street when someone inside a passing vehicle fired shots, hitting the 21-year-old in the head.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene. Monday morning, the man was identified by the Cook County medical examiner's office as Martell L. Smith, of the 300 block of West 104th Street in Chicago. Police said no one was in custody in connection with the shooting.

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About 7 p.m. Saturday, Eric Turner was standing outside his home in the 7300 block of South Dorchester Avenue when a person approached him, pulled out a gun and shot him in the chest...

The man, later identifed as Joaquin Rocha, was a passenger in a vehicle in the 4500 block of South Hermitage Avenue when someone in a passing SUV fired shots, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner's office.

Rocha, of the 4700 block of South Springfield Avenue, was driven to the University of Illinois Medical Center where he was pronounced dead just after 4 a.m., according to the medical examiner's office.

...got into an argument with a neighbor in the backyard of a home in the 1900 block of North Rockwell Street about 3:03 a.m. Monday when he was stabbed in his chest, police said...

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  • Leveled Libraries for Longing Learners

    Mrs. Watkins is asking for $868.79:
    My students need a leveled classroom library and a mobile library storage cart to store the library for easy use and maintenance.
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4 days ago

Updated 33 hours ago

Alleged heroin sales on West side have 42 defendants facing State or Federal charges

...drug trafficking organization, and others, operated his heroin distribution from his main stash house at 561 East 103rd Place, as well as specific locations such as 2936 West Warren Boulevard, the charges allege. Other...

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...of Justice, for their alleged roles in supplying and distributing heroin in the area of West Grenshaw Street and Independence Boulevard, in the North Lawndale neighborhood on the city’s west side and also ties to...

...as “Trell,” 33, of Berkley, controlled the distribution of heroin in the area of the 3700 block of West Grenshaw St., in the North Lawndale neighborhood west of Douglas Park. Triplett allegedly assigned responsibility for heroin...

...main stash house at 561 East 103rd Place, as well as specific locations such as 2936 West Warren Boulevard, the charges allege. Other defendants, including Larry Collins, aka “Scooter,” 38, of Chicago, Jimmy Bell...

  • we need change CLEAN-UP THE CORNERS

    This is GREAT news! I just hope the charges stick and they all get the max penalty. Much more work for the feds to do on the Westside, though!

  • I'm surprised it took this long..

  • Does the amount confiscated sound low to any one? I don't know much about drug dealing, but half a kilo sounds small. I'm glad to see this happen, though. There's still plenty of kids out on the streets selling drugs all day. Hopefully, they keep doing big busts like this.

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2 days ago

Tres muertos y 21 heridos por balaceras en el fin de semana

La Policía indicó que un hombre de 21 años caminaba por la cuadra 9900 S. State St. cuando alguien en el interior de un vehículo en marcha abrió fuego y disparó a la víctima en la cabeza.

2 days ago

South Side woman heading to Georgia reported missing

A friend last saw Laneesha Miller on June 16 in the 9600 block of South Halsted, according to an alert from Chicago Police.

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