5 hours ago

5 shot on West Side among several wounded in Tuesday shootings

...people, three females and two males, were shot around 8:45 p.m.in the 200 block of S. Lotus in the city’s South Austin neighrbohood. Police say a male suspect approached the five...

5500-5599 W. Adams St.

    5 shot on West Side among several wounded in Tuesday shootings
    CHICAGO - Five people were taken to the hospital tonight after a shooting on Chicago's West Side. Police say five people, three females and two males, were shot around 8:45 p.m.in the 200 block of S. Lotus in the city's South Austin neighrbohood. Police say a male suspect approached the five people and fired a gun.
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11 hours ago

Police trying to locate parents or guardians of baby boy

10031-10099 S. State St.

    Police trying to locate parents or guardians of baby boy
    CHICAGO -- Chicago police need help finding the parents of a baby boy. Police say 9-month-old Elijah Coid was dropped off at Roseland Community Hospital today. A woman brought him to the hospital and told staff his name - but then she left.
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12 hours ago

Family wants answers after woman killed in chase involving off-duty officer

...27-year-old Chequita Adams was killed early Tuesday morning in a horrific crash on Roosevelt and Kostner, just blocks from her home. Her mother Chereta saw the crash on the news. “I...

    Family wants answers after woman killed in chase involving off-duty officer
    CHICAGO -- The family of the woman killed in a high-speed police chase involving an off-duty officer. 27-year-old Chequita Adams was killed early Tuesday morning in a horrific crash on Roosevelt and Kostner, just blocks from her home. Her mother Chereta saw the crash on the news.
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12 hours ago

2 killed, including off-duty officer, in police chase

59-99 W. Jackson Blvd.

    2 killed, including off-duty officer, in police chase
    CHICAGO -- Authorities off-duty police officer and a woman were killed in an overnight crash. Police officers were trying to pull over the off-duty officer just seconds before he slammed into another car. The identity of the officer has not yet been released but bunting is up and flags are lowered at the 10th District where the officer worked.
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16 hours ago

Batman visits patients at Lurie Children’s Hospital

200-255 E. Superior St.

    Batman visits patients at Lurie Children's Hospital
    CHICAGO -- Superhero Week is always a big hit at Lurie Children's Hospital and this year is no exception. Tuesday's special visitor was the Caped Crusader himself. It wasn't Gotham City, but Batman was working on a special mission at Lurie Children's Hospital on Tuesday and it didn't require any of his crime-fighting tools.
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18 hours ago

Proposed closure of Ohio Street underpass sparks debate on city-wide violence

2630-2699 W. Warren Blvd.

    Proposed closure of Ohio Street underpass sparks debate on city-wide violence
    CHICAGO - Aldermen Brendan Reilly's suggestion to shut down the Ohio Street pedestrian underpass after a woman was fatally shot nearby stirs up debate regarding city-wide violence.
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18 hours ago

Lunchbreak: Avocado toast, prepared by Fairgrounds chef Dan Gamoran

Chef Dan Gamoran Fairgrounds 1620 N. Milwaukee Avenue Chicago fairgrounds.cafe Avocado Toast Smashed Avocado Ingredients: 2 each avocado 1 1/2 Tbs lime...

    Lunchbreak: Avocado toast, prepared by Fairgrounds chef Dan Gamoran
    Chef Dan Gamoran Fairgrounds 1620 N. Milwaukee Avenue Chicago fairgrounds.cafe Avocado Toast Smashed Avocado Ingredients: 2 each avocado 1 1/2 Tbs lime juice 1/2 tsp Kosher salt Directions: Smash avocado with a fork until chunky. Add lime juice and salt, stir evenly. Taste and add more lime juice or salt do desired preference.
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21 hours ago

Free Talenti gelato at Millennium Park today

...on Tuesday, June 27! You can find your free pint west of the Pritzker Pavilion, 201 E. Randolph St. starting at noon according to DNAInfo. The giveaway will happen before Millennium Park’s free...

    Free Talenti gelato at Millennium Park today
    CHICAGO - It wouldn't be summertime without some free gelato. Talenti is giving away 15,000 free pints of delicious gelato in Millennium Park on Tuesday, June 27! You can find your free pint west of the Pritzker Pavilion, 201 E. Randolph St. starting at noon according to DNAInfo.
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24 hours ago

Woman found dead in burning garage

...garage in the Back of the Yards neighborhood. Police were called to a home near 48th and Bishop around 11:30 last night. The identity of the woman is still unknown, police say...

    Woman found dead in burning garage
    CHICAGO -- A woman was found dead in a burning garage in the Back of the Yards neighborhood. Police were called to a home near 48th and Bishop around 11:30 last night. The identity of the woman is still unknown, police say the victim was in her 50's.
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29 hours ago

Chicago 13-year-old shot and killed

10328-10351 S. Morgan St.

    Chicago 13-year-old shot and killed
    CHICAGO -- A 13-year-old boy shot and killed around 7:30 p.m. Monday on the Far South Side. Someone opened fire behind a home at 103rd and Morgan in the Washington Heights neighborhood. The victim was taken to Christ Hospital in critical condition where he died. No suspects in custody.
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29 hours ago

Controversial music video filmed during massive Chicago block party

100-199 S. Hoyne Ave.

    Controversial music video filmed during massive Chicago block party
    CHICAGO -- A Father's Day picnic turned into an out of control block party on the Near West Side, and it became the backdrop for a music video featuring guns, alcohol, gang signs and young children. About 1,000 people took part in the annual block party near Touhy-Herbert Park, two blocks west of the United Center.
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34 hours ago

Chicago woman kicked out of march over Jewish pride flag

2500-2599 S. Sawyer Ave.

    Chicago woman kicked out of march over Jewish pride flag
    CHICAGO -- Three people carrying Jewish pride flags say they were kicked out of a pride march in Little Village on Saturday. They call it the Chicago Dyke March. Organizers say they call it that because they are trying to reclaim a term that has historically been used against people in the LGBTQ community.
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40 hours ago

Around Town visits Cycle X

1208 W Madison Street Chicago, IL 60607 cyclexstudio.com Anna Chipchase is the founder and co-owner (with her husband...

    Around Town visits Cycle X
    1208 W Madison Street Chicago, IL 60607 cyclexstudio.com Anna Chipchase is the founder and co-owner (with her husband Nick) of Cycle X. A native of Great Britain, Chipchase was an internationally ranked tennis star by the age of 10 and played for her college team in the United States.
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41 hours ago

ATF van deployed in Chicago to help police fight gun violence

...Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson made the announcement today at the 9th District police station, 3120 South Halsted Street. When there’s a shooting, Chicago police call the ATF for the National...

    ATF van deployed in Chicago to help police fight gun violence
    CHICAGO -- A van used to solve gun crimes faster is on loan to Chicago through the ATF. It's only here for another three weeks, unless the Mayor and Police Superintendent can convince the Department of Justice that it's needed longer.
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