7 hours ago

Thousands to Visit Chicago Churches for Relics of Saint Pio

The exhibit will be at St. Francis Borgia Church, located at 8033 W. Addison St., from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., with a multilingual mass scheduled for 7 p.m.

The relics will then be on display from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. at St. Ita Parish, at 5500 N. Broadway St., with a mass at 7 p.m.

    Thousands to Visit Chicago Churches for Relics of Saint Pio
    Thousands of people are expected to flock to Chicago this week to see relics of a famous saint of the Catholic Church. Relics of St. Pio Pietrelcina, known as Padre Pio, will be on display Monday at St. Francis Borgia Catholic Church in the city's Dunning neighborhood and Tuesday at St.
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13 hours ago

Chicago Searches for Its Next Christmas Tree

Entries can be sent via email to DCASE@cityofchicago.org or via mail to: Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, ATTN: Christmas Tree Contest, 78 E. Washington Street, Chicago, IL. 60602.  

    Chicago Searches for Its Next Christmas Tree
    Think your evergreen tree could become the center of Chicago's holiday celebration this year? The search is on for the city's next official Christmas tree. Submissions must be 55 feet or taller, a spruce or fir, and located less than 100 miles from downtown.
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20 hours ago

3 Dead, at Least 36 Wounded in Chicago Shootings

A 42-year-old man was walking through an alley in the 6300 block of South Francisco at approximately 11:20 P.M. when a black Chevy Impala pulled up and one of the people inside fired shots at him. He was shot in the arm, and is in stable condition at Holy Cross.

A 28-year-old man was shot in the groin on the 5400 block of West Van Buren at approximately 12:07 a.m. He was walking through an alley when a maroon van approached and an occupant fired shots at him. He was taken to Mt. Sinai in serious condition.

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A 25-year-old man was standing outside in the 2400 block of West 72nd Street when he was shot in the arm at approximately 12:22 a.m. He was taken to Christ Hospital in good condition.

In the 1400 block of West Potomac at approximately 12:30 a.m., a 23-year-old man was shot in the arm, leg, and stomach when a person fired shots at him. He was taken to Stroger Hospital in serious condition.

Two men were shot in the 3900 block of West Jackson at approximately 1:30 a.m. They were standing outside when they were shot. A 21-year-old man was shot in the leg and is in stable condition at Stroger. A 20-year-old man was shot in the leg and was taken to Mt. Sinai in stable condition.

An unidentified man was shot in the head, chest, and leg in the 5900 block of South Sangamon at approximately 3:15 a.m. He was taken to Stroger in critical condition.

Two people were shot in the 7600 block of South Halsted at approximately 3:35 a.m. A 29-year-old man was shot in the elbow and treated on scene when a person approached and began firing shots at him. A 23-year-old man suffered a graze wound to his shoulder and was treated on scene.

A 22-year-old man was shot in the 3000 block of West 25th Street at 3:42 a.m. He was standing outside when a black Chevy Tahoe approached and shots were fired, striking him in both feet. He was taken to Stroger in stable condition.

A 47-year-old man is in good condition after being shot in the knee on the 2500 block of South Kedzie at approximately 3:46 a.m. He was standing outside when shots were fired from a passing vehicle.

A 27-year-old man allegedly broke into his ex-girlfriend’s apartment and shot another 27-year-old man in the arms after a confrontation. Police were able to apprehend the suspect after firing shots at him after the incident occurred in the 8100 block of S. Maryland.

An unknown person walked up to a house in the 10100 block of South Princeton at approximately 1:45 p.m. and shot a 25-year-old man through the window. The man suffered gunshot wounds to his arm and leg and was taken to Christ Hospital in stable condition.

...were shot and one person was struck and killed by a fleeing vehicle in the 1600 block of North Central at approximately 12:26 p.m. A gray Jeep drove by and an occupant fired...

During a robbery, a 31-year-old man refused to cooperate with offenders, and he was shot in the neck, arm, and leg. The incident occurred at 3:37 p.m. in the 9300 block of S. Ridgeland. He was taken to Christ Hospital in stable condition.

Three people were shot in the 3800 block of West Roosevelt at 10 p.m. A man fired shots at a group and fled the scene...

A 26-year-old man was shot in the groin while standing in the 1600 block of West 36th Street at approximately 12:38 a.m. A person in a black van fired shots at him. He was taken to Mt. Sinai in stable condition.

A 36-year-old was standing on a sidewalk in the 6600 block of South Maryland when a person in a black SUV fired shots at him, striking him in the leg. He was taken to Northwestern in stable condition.

A 20-year-old man was standing on a sidewalk in the 2100 block of North Kilbourn at approximately 2:34 a.m. when he was shot in the left leg. He was taken to Illinois Masonic in stable condition.

A 23-year-old man was inside a fast food restaurant in the 3400 block of South King Drive at 3:05 a.m. when a person entered and shot him. He was taken to Northwestern in stable condition with a gunshot wound to his right leg.

A 24-year-old man was taken to Christ Hospital in critical condition after being shot in the 3600 block of East 99th Street at approximately 4:02 a.m. He was standing on a sidewalk when a person in a dark colored SUV fired shots at him, hitting him in the right hip and right arm.

A 29-year-old man was shot in the abdomen and was taken to St. Frances in serious condition. The incident occurred in the 6800 block of North Sheridan at approximately 4:39 a.m.

In the 7900 block of South Coles at approximately 10:37 a.m., a 37-year-old man was shot in the head. He was taken to Stroger in critical condition.

A 48-year-old man was shot in the upper back and is in serious condition. The incident occurred when a person driving a dark colored minivan fired shots at him in the 2300 block of South Leavitt around 3:28 p.m. The man was taken to Stroger Hospital.

A 25-year-old man was shot in the 3500 block of West Jackson just before 6 p.m. He was shot in the left leg and is in serious condition at Mt. Sinai.

    3 Dead, at Least 36 Wounded in Chicago Shootings
    Three people have been killed and at least 36 have been wounded in shootings across Chicago this weekend. The latest fatality occurred in the city's South Austin neighborhood around 9:30 a.m. Sunday morning. A 34-year-old man was shot in the neck and chest by a person in a silver sedan, and was pronounced dead at Stroger Hospital.
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2 days ago

Fire Engulfs Apartment Buildings on Chicago's South Side

The two-alarm fire began around 6:45 a.m. in the 5800 block of South Prairie Avenue in the city’s Washington Park neighborhood, authorities said.

    Fire Engulfs Apartment Buildings on Chicago's South Side
    A massive blaze engulfed two apartment buildings on Chicago's South Side early Saturday, according to fire officials. The two-alarm fire began around 6:45 a.m. in the 5800 block of South Prairie Avenue in the city's Washington Park neighborhood, authorities said.
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2 days ago

Man Executed Cab Driver, Wounded US Airman Out For Jog: Pros

Joseph Brown, of the 4700 block of South Indiana Avenue, is charged with murder and attempted murder. He was arrested Wednesday after being positively identified...

...said. The victim, a member of the U.S. Air Force, was jogging in the 200 block of South Central Avenue when he attempted to cut through an alley to avoid Brown, prosecutors said. Brown was...

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A couple weeks later, on the evening of Nov. 2, Brown fired a single fatal bullet into a 51-year-old cab driver’s head, prosecutors allege. The killing occurred in the 300 block of West 5th Avenue.

    Man Executed Cab Driver, Wounded US Airman Out For Jog: Pros
    A 25-year-old felon has been charged in two separate 2016 shootings-one that left a taxi cab driver dead and the other that ended the career of a U.S. airman, authorities said Friday. Joseph Brown, of the 4700 block of South Indiana Avenue, is charged with murder and attempted murder.
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5 days ago

Where to Find Official BOA Chicago Marathon Cheer Zones

The Mile 13 Cheer Zone is located on Monroe and Jefferson streets, just two blocks away from Union Station.

The Mile 26 Cheer Zone is located between Michigan Avenue and Roosevelt Road, two blocks away from the CTA Red Line Roosevelt stop. This cheer zone is closest to the finish line.

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The Merrill Lynch Cheer Zone is located at Mile 16.5 at Halsted Street and Jackson Boulevard. Blue cheering bells will be provided along with DJ entertainment at this zone.

    Where to Find Official BOA Chicago Marathon Cheer Zones
    Over 1.7 million spectators are set to cheer on marathon runners on Oct. 8, and the Bank of America Chicago Marathon is making it easy to find a good spot thanks to official cheer zones located near main race points. Official marathon cheer zones are located at miles 12 and 26.
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6 days ago

Person Pinned Under Red Line Train Taken to Hospital: CFD

A person was pinned under a Red Line CTA train Tuesday near the Clark and Division stop, Chicago fire officials confirmed.

    Person Pinned Under Red Line Train Taken to Hospital: CFD
    A person was pinned under a Red Line CTA train Tuesday near the Clark and Division stop, Chicago fire officials confirmed. Red Line CTA trains resumed service about 4:45 p.m., officials said. The person was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, fire officials said. No other details were immediately available.
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Sep 18

Chicago Records 500th Homicide for 2017: Report

The most recent fatality took place on Sunday night in the city's Chicago Lawn neighborhood. At approximately 8:20 p.m. in the 6000 block of South Richmond, three people were shot, and one, a 42-year-old woman, was killed when she sustained a gunshot wound to the head. 

The first fatalities of the weekend occurred on Friday night at approximately 8:35 p.m., when four people, including a pregnant woman, were shot and killed while sitting in a car in the 4700 block of South Fairfield Ave.

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On Saturday, two more people were fatally shot, including a 21-year-old man that was shot four times while walking to his car in the 2500 block of West 58thStreet. He was pronounced dead at Mt. Sinai.

...Street. A 30-year-old man was killed in a drive-by shooting in the 500 block of North LeClaire at 3:05 a.m., and a third victim, a 26-year-old man, was...

    Chicago Records 500th Homicide for 2017: Report
    Chicago has reached a bloody milestone amid a particularly deadly weekend that saw at least 10 people killed and 31 others wounded in shootings across the city. The weekend killings lifted the city to more than 500 homicides for the year so far, according to data from the Chicago Tribune.
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Sep 17

9 Killed, at Least 27 Wounded in Chicago Weekend Shootings

The first fatalities of the weekend occurred on Friday night at approximately 8:35 p.m., when four people, including a pregnant woman, were shot and killed while sitting in a car in the 4700 block of S. Fairfield Ave.

On Saturday, two more people were fatally shot, including a 21-year-old man that was shot four times while walking to his car in the 2500 block of W. 58th St. He was pronounced dead at Mt. Sinai.

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...killed on Sunday after he was shot in the face during an argument in the 2700 block of E. 75th St. A 30-year-old man was killed in a drive-by shooting in the 500...

...St. A 30-year-old man was killed in a drive-by shooting in the 500 block of N. LeClaire at 3:05 a.m., and a third victim, a 26-year-old man, was...

A 19-year-old man was shot in the 4900 block of W. Kinzie at approximately 1:50 p.m. He suffered gunshot wounds to both legs and his abdomen, and was taken to Stroger Hospital in serious condition.

...a vehicle when another vehicle approached and an occupant fired shots at them in the 400 block of N. Harding at approximately 3:39 p.m. The 23-year-old man was shot in the...

A 29-year-old man was shot in the arms and legs in the 7400 block of N. Rogers at 4:29 p.m. He was taken to St. Francis Hospital in stable condition.

In the 4400 block of W. Washington at approximately 4:53 p.m., a 24-year-old man was standing outside when he was shot in the abdomen by another person. He was taken to Stroger Hospital in stable condition.

A 33-year-old man was sitting inside a home in the 2900 block of W. Roosevelt when someone outside fired shots, striking him in the chest. He was taken to Mt. Sinai Hospital in serious condition.

A 28-year-old man was shot in the right leg while walking in the 8800 block of S. Throop at 11:45 p.m. He was taken to Metro South in stable condition.

...and a 31-year-old, were caught in crossfire after two vehicles drove down the 2300 block of S. Blue Island with occupants firing shots at one another. The 57-year-old was taken to Stroger...

...a 27-year-old man, striking him in the chest. The incident occurred in the 500 block of N. Kedzie at approximately 2:26 a.m., and was witnessed by officers, who apprehended a suspect...

A 19-year-old man was shot in the back while walking in the 2200 block of W. 19th St at approximately 2:53 a.m.  He was taken to Mt. Sinai in serious condition.

A 28-year-old man was shot in the shoulder while walking in the 11500 block of S. Perry at approximately 4:59 a.m. He was taken to Christ Hospital in serious condition.

Two men were walking on a sidewalk in the 4400 block of S. Hermitage Ave when they were approached by a man on foot, who shot them both. The 24...

An unknown person walked up to a 26-year-old man in the 6100 block of W. Bloomingdale at approximately 5:50 p.m. and fired shots at him, striking him in the stomach. The man was taken to Loyola Hospital in critical condition.

A 31-year-old man was shot while standing on a sidewalk in the 10400 block of S. Perry at approximately 9:30 p.m. He was taken to Roseland Hospital with a gunshot wound to his right foot, and is in stable condition.

A dark-colored sedan pulled up to a 27-year-old in the 600 block of S. Homan at approximately 11:08 p.m., and an occupant fired shots at him, striking him in the right side and right leg. The victim was taken to Mt. Sinai in stable condition.

A 19-year-old man was standing on a sidewalk in the 400 block of E. 61st St. at approximately 12:07 a.m. when he was shot in the head and left shoulder. He was taken to Stroger in serious condition.

A 24-year-old woman was standing on a porch in the 7100 block of St. Lawrence at approximately 1:36 a.m. when she was shot by a person in a white sedan. She was taken to Northwestern Hospital in stable condition with a gunshot wound to her hip.

A 30-year-old woman was shot while she was sitting in a vehicle in the 9200 block of S. Halsted at 2 a.m. The driver of the car she was in got into an argument with another driver, and that driver fired shots at the car, striking the woman. She was taken to Christ Hospital in good condition.

A dark-colored sedan drove up to a 21-year-old man in the 200 block of N. Francisco at approximately 2:10 a.m., and one of the occupants fired shots at him. He was taken to Stroger in stable condition with gunshot wounds to his right arm and left leg.

A 22-year-old woman was riding in a car in the 800 block of N. Trumbull at approximately 5:53 a.m. when a person fired shots at the vehicle, striking her in the right thigh. She was taken to Stroger in good condition.

A 20-year-old was walking to a store in the 10600 block of S. Wentworth at approximately 9:52 a.m. when he was shot in the heel. He was taken to Mt. Sinai in good condition.

A 26-year-old woman was shot in the lower back and was taken to Christ Hospital in serious condition. The incident occurred in the 10100 block of S. Princeton at approximately 9:56 a.m.

    9 Killed, at Least 27 Wounded in Chicago Weekend Shootings
    Nine people are dead and at least 27 have been wounded in shootings across Chicago this weekend. The first fatalities of the weekend occurred on Friday night at approximately 8:35 p.m., when four people, including a pregnant woman, were shot and killed while sitting in a car in the 4700 block of S.
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Sep 17

2 Pregnant Women Shot in Chicago in Less Than 36 Hours

The most recent shooting occurred around 1:36 a.m. in the 7100 block of South Saint Lawrence Avenue in the Park Manor neighborhood, authorities said.

    2 Pregnant Women Shot in Chicago in Less Than 36 Hours
    A pregnant woman was injured in a shooting on Chicago's South Side early Saturday, according to police, the second pregnant woman shot in less than 36 hours of violence across the city.
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Sep 16

Possibly Pregnant Woman Among 4 Killed in Shooting: CPD

Around 8:35 p.m., police said the woman and three men were found unresponsive with gunshot wounds in a vehicle in the 4700 block of South Fairfield Avenue in the city’s Brighton Park neighborhood.

    Possibly Pregnant Woman Among 4 Killed in Shooting: CPD
    Four people, including a woman who may have been pregnant, were killed in a shooting on Chicago's Southwest Side Friday night. Around 8:35 p.m., police said the woman and three men were found unresponsive with gunshot wounds in a vehicle in the 4700 block of South Fairfield Avenue in the city's Brighton Park neighborhood.
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Sep 16

4 Shot Dead in Brighton Park Neighborhood: Police

The shooting deaths occurred in the city’s Brighton Park neighborhood in the 4700 block of South Fairfield Avenue around 8:35 p.m., police said. Three males and one female were pronounced dead at the scene inside of a vehicle, police said.

    4 Shot Dead in Brighton Park Neighborhood: Police
    Four people were fatally shot on Chicago's South side Friday night, police confirmed.
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Sep 15

Video: Man Chases Store Clerk Out of North Side Perfume Shop

The assault happened just before 3 p.m. Thursday in the 4800 block of North Western Avenue at Palette Fragrances in the city’s popular Lincoln Square neighborhood.

    Video: Man Chases Store Clerk Out of North Side Perfume Shop
    Police are searching for a man who walked into a perfume store on Chicago's North Side and tried to grab a store clerk before chasing her out of the building in a frightening incident that was all caught...
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Sep 15

NASCAR Snow Cone Truck Hits Chicago

Wrigley Field (Corner of Waveland and Sheffield)

Swap-O-Rama Flea Market (4100 S. Ashland Ave.)

    NASCAR Snow Cone Truck Hits Chicago
    As part of the run-up to the start of the NASCAR Monster Energy Series playoffs, NBC is offering fans an opportunity to score a delicious treat while supporting their favorite drivers.
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