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Updated 10 hours ago

Boy, 12, shot on far South Side Thursday night

...the West Side. The 29-year-old man was standing on a corner in the 100 block of North Long Avenue when he was shot in the buttocks and leg about 1:10 a.m., police...

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The incident occurred in the 13100 block of South Corliss Avenue just before 9 p.m.

...was listed in "stable" condition, police said. He told police he was walking in the 7200 block of South Kimbark Avenue when a minivan pulled up and someone inside the vehicle opened fire, police said. The...

The man was standing outside in the 5600 block of South Morgan Street, when four males, one of whom had a gun, approached him and tried to rob him, police said.

...the hospital about 1:10 a.m. and told police he was outside in the 5200 block of West Monroe Street when he heard shots and realized he'd been hit, police said...

The man was in the 5200 block of North Rockwell Street about 6 p.m. when two male suspects approached him on the street, police said. One of them pulled out a gun and shot the man in the leg. Police believe the shooting may have been gang-related.

...the South Side. The man, 28, was outside about 1:50 p.m. in the 7000 block of South Rockwell Street when a silver, four-door vehicle drove by and someone inside shot him in the...

Just before noon, a man was shot in the face in the South Side Auburn Gresham neighborhood. The 18-year-old was walking in the 8900 block of South Justine Street at 11:50 a.m. when two males in a silver SUV drove up and fired shots, striking him in the face, police said. The vehicle then drove off.

  • gpblight 15 Yr East Garfield Resident

    Thanks! Please do more to investigate what is really going on on the streets of Chicago.

13 hours ago

Updated 12 hours ago

Boy, 12, Among 8 Shot Since Thursday Morning

...the West Side. The 29-year-old man was standing on a corner in the 100 block of North Long Avenue when he was shot in the buttocks and leg about 1:10 a.m., police...

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The boy was shot in the leg Thursday night in the Altgeld Gardens neighborhood on the Far South Side. He told police he heard shots and felt pain after he walked past two males in the 13100 block of South Corliss Avenue about 8:45 p.m., police said.

...was listed in “stable” condition, police said. He told police he was walking in the 7200 block of South Kimbark Avenue when a minivan pulled up and someone inside the vehicle opened fire, police said. The...

The man was standing outside in the 5600 block of South Morgan Street, when four males, one of whom had a gun, approached him and tried to rob him, police said.

...the hospital about 1:10 a.m. and told police he was outside in the 5200 block of West Monroe Street when he heard shots and realized he’d been hit, police said...

The man was in the 5200 block of North Rockwell Street about 6 p.m. when two male suspects approached him on the street, police said. One of them pulled out a gun and shot the man in the leg. Police believe the shooting may have been gang-related.

...the South Side. The man, 28, was outside about 1:50 p.m. in the 7000 block of South Rockwell Street when a silver, four-door vehicle drove by and someone inside shot him in the...

Just before noon, a man was shot in the face in the South Side Auburn Gresham neighborhood. The 18-year-old was walking in the 8900 block of South Justine Street at 11:50 a.m. when two males in a silver SUV drove up and fired shots, striking him in the face, police said. The vehicle then drove off.

  • gpblight 15 Yr East Garfield Resident

    THANKS. can you do more? Can you investigate whether CPD strategies are working or are just all PR?

13 hours ago

Updated 12 hours ago

8 wounded in city shootings

A 29-year-old man was shot in the Austin neighborhood about 2:10 a.m. He was in the 100 block of North Long Avenue when he heard shots and felt pain. He was wounded in the buttocks and leg, police said. He was taken to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County.

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The 12-year-old was hit in the leg about 8:45 p.m. in the 13100 block of South Corliss Avenue in the Altgeld Gardens housing complex. He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in stable condition with a leg wound.

...old man in the back about 4:55 a.m. The attack happened in the 7200 block of South Kimbark Avenue in the Grand Crossing neighborhood, police said. The man walked into Jackson Park Hospital with...

About the same time, someone was shot in the 5200 block of West Monroe Street and was dropped off at Loretto Hospital with wounds to his jaw and buttocks, police said. He's in stable condition and was transferred to Mount Sinai Hospital.

...by one of four men who tried to rob him. He was approached in the 5600 block of South Morgan Street by four others, police said. They demanded his things, a fight ensued and at least...

After the man arrived at the hospital at about 11:50 a.m. he told police that the shooting happened on the 8900 block of South Justine, said Sedevic. Police said the two suspects were in a silver or gray SUV. The man was in fair condition, officials said.

...Officer Veejay Zala. The man was shot at about 1:50 p.m. on the 7000 block of South Rockwell Avenue, Zala said. He was taken to Christ medical center where his condition had stabilized, officials...

At about 6 p.m. a 22-year-old man was shot on the 5200 block of North Rockwell Street in the Budlong Woods neighborhood on the Northwest Side, according to officials. The man was...

  • gpblight 15 Yr East Garfield Resident

    THANKS. Can you do more than just report shootings? Can you report on whether CPD efforts are working or not?

13 hours ago

Free health and wellness seminar Saturday

Sista's of the Hood and Father, Families in Transition have organized the event, which will be held at the Austin Community Resource Center, 501 N. Central Ave.

13 hours ago

12-year-old Boy Among 4 Shot Overnight

Around 1:10 a.m., a 29-year-old man was shot in his buttocks and leg while standing on a street corner in the 100 block of North Long Avenue in South Austin. He was taken to Stroger Hospital in stable condition, Greer said.

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Hyde Park & Kenwood

...45 p.m. Thursday, when the 12-year-old walked past two men in the 13100 block of South Corliss Avenue and heard gunshots. The boy felt pain in his left leg and realized he was...

Around the same time, a 24-year-old man was standing outside in the 5200 block of West Monroe Street when he heard gunshots and felt a sharp pain in the left side of his face. A friend drove the man to Loretto Hospital before he was transferred to Stroger Hospital in stable condition, Greer said.

Around 2:05 a.m., a 25-year-old man was shot during an attempted robbery in Englewood. The man was walking in the 5600 block of South Morgan when four men approached and tried to rob him, Greer said.

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17 hours ago

Maroons’ momentum continues with two more victories

...ball during the home game against North Park last week. After splitting doubleheaders against No. 16 North Central (25–5) and UW–Whitewater (20–7) last weekend, the No. 21 Maroons got back...

21 hours ago

Chicago media shine spotlight on Austin homicides

The deaths of 20-year-old Tiara Groves and 57-year-old Maurice Harris are two of several examined.

37 hours ago

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37 hours ago

Teen killed in Austin six years ago remembered

The legacy of Marcus Greer's short life endures as friends and family still mourn his passing.

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Free seminars start this week

Learn how to stay safe on the road April 19 and 26, and May 3 at the offices of Because I Care Inc., 5811 W. Chicago Ave.

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3 days ago

Prayer vigil marks teen’s death, tries to prevent more

The public is invited to attend from 5 to 8 p.m. tonight in the 400 block of South Lotus Avenue.

4 days ago

West Side students plan, fund their own college tour

Fourteen students from Legal Prep Charter School are visiting several schools this week during their spring break.

4 days ago

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6 days ago

Dramatic storytelling and song featured Sunday

The Afrikan Village & Cultural Center of Chicago will host Momma Kemba from 3 to 5 p.m.

6 days ago

FREE STUFF - bookcases, globe, lamp, miscellany

My husband works for L'Arche Chicago, a community of those living with and without developmental disabilities. They're having their Spring Spruce Up and just cleaned house today. They have quite a bit of stuff in decent condition to give away.

It's outside the back 1049 S. Austin Street if you're interested.

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Mentoring recruitment fair set for Saturday

Circle Urban Ministries will host host the event from 10:30 a.m. t0 12:30 p.m. at its Austin campus, 118 N. Central Ave.

Apr 11

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Apr 11

Author to speak on separation of church and state

Susan Jacoby will be appearing at Third Unitarian Church 11 a.m. Sunday. All are welcome to attend.

Apr 10

Walk/run club starts Saturday in Austin

The group will meet at 8 a.m. by the Columbus Park Refectory. Some participants will be training for the Chicago Marathon as part of the Team World Vision and Austin/Chicago team.

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Apr 10

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