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Married couple found dead in Garfield Ridge

Their bodies were found in their home in the 5300 block of South Austin, in the Garfield Ridge neighborhood about 5 Sunday morning.

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Chicago shootings: 6 dead, 24 hurt since Friday night

The two were found unresponsive at 5:08 a.m. at a residence in the 5300 block of South Austin Avenue, police said. Their names and ages were not immediately available.

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About 10:38 a.m. Saturday, police discovered two teens who were shot and killed on the South Side. The bodies were found inside an apartment in the 8200 block of South Houston Avenue, police said.

Meanwhile, a 43-year-old man was found unresponsive with multiple gunshot wounds about 9:30 a.m. in an alley in the 2900 block of West Flournoy Street, police said.

Two vehicles had been involved in a southbound chase on Ashland Avenue, police said. The vehicle driven by Nicholas Ramirez eventually hit two other vehicles in the 1600 block of West Hubbard Street before crashing into a concrete median, authorities said.

Ramirez, of the 3900 block of South Rockwell Street, was dead at the scene, the medical examiner's office said.

Earlier, a man was shot to death Friday night in Austin. The 20-year-old man was standing in a gangway in the 5200 block of West Congress Parkway about 11:15 p.m. when someone shot him in the head, police said.

Trevolus Pickett, of the 8300 block of South Dorchester Avenue, was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 12:05 a.m., authorities said.

Two men, 29 and 39, were standing in a courtyard in the 1000 block of East 132nd Street when they were shot, police said. The 29-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound...

The 34-year-old man was standing on the sidewalk with another man in the 2700 block of South Kildare Avenue about 2:30 a.m., when the two were approached by two male offenders with...

...by shooting on the Southwest Side. The man was walking on the sidewalk in the 2400 block of South Hamlin Avenue about 1:30 a.m. when a dark-colored SUV drove by and someone inside...

...Side. The man was standing on the sidewalk with a group of males in the 7200 block of South Perry Avenue about 10 p.m., when they were involved in an argument with another group of...

...30 minutes earlier in the South Shore neighborhood. The boy was driving westbound in the 7600 block of South Dorchester Avenue about 9:30 p.m. when a male on the sidewalk fired shots in his...

About 7:15 p.m., a 16-year-old boy was shot in an alley in the 5900 block of South Maplewood Avenue, police said. He was shot in his back right shoulder and taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in "stable" condition.

About 5:25 p.m., another 16-year-old boy was shot in the right leg, abdomen and back in the 1700 block of West 85th Street. He was taken to Christ Medical Center in serious condition, police said.

...the stomach in Englewood. The man was shot at 2:40 p.m. in the 6900 block of South Halsted Avenue, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital in critical condition...

About 1 p.m. Saturday, two men were shot in the 6600 block of South Maryland Avenue in the Woodlawn neighborhood. One man, 23, suffered a gunshot wound to the back. The other, 21, was shot in the leg, police said. Both were taken in serious condition to Stroger Hospital.

About two hours earlier, a man was shot on the North Side in the Edgewater neighborhood. The 46-year-old was shot about 11:35 a.m. while sitting in a vehicle in the 1700 block of West Rosehill Drive, police said. The man was taken to Saint Francis Hospital in Evanston in critical condition.

...5:15 a.m. Saturday, a 30-year-old woman driving a minivan in the 1700 block of North Kimball Avenue was trying to elude a two-door car from which someone was firing shots at...

...a graze wound to her head before seeking refuge at the Shakespeare District police station, 2150 N. California Ave., police said...

The 22-year-old man was walking in the 2800 block of North Kostner Avenue when he was confronted by a group of males who started yelling gang slogans at him and chased him down the block, firing a bullet that grazed the man's head, police said. He declined medical attention when officers arrived.

The men, 23 and 25, were standing on a sidewalk in the 600 block of North Racine Avenue about 12:20 a.m. when a dark-colored van pulled up and someone inside...

Just before 10:30 p.m. Friday, a man was shot while sitting in a parked van in the 600 block of North Laramie Avenue.

About 15 minutes earlier, a man was shot and critically wounded in the Washington Heights neighborhood. The man, 40, was shot in the leg in the 9200 block of South May Street and taken to Christ Medical Center in critical condition, police said.

...Englewood neighborhood. The boys, both 16, were standing with a group on the corner near West 76th and South May streets when someone opened fire from across the street, police said. One boy was shot...

...year-old man was shot in the shin at 7:35 p.m. in the 2300 block of North Mango Street, police said. He was treated and later released from Presence Our Lady of the Resurrection...

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Police: Two officers dead in apparent murder-suicide

...Veronica Rizzo-Acevedo, were found dead about 5 a.m. inside their home in the 5300 block of South Austin Avenue, according to Cook County sheriff’s office spokeswoman Cara Smith. Chicago police said the deaths...

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53rd and Auston

I heard on the news this morning that a man and a woman were shot on 53rd and Auston.
Has any one heard any thing about this. Thank you Carolyn

  • G-R Neighbor Garfield Ridge resident for over 25 years

    I heard it was murder/suicide, involving a husband and wife who were both in law enforcement. According to the report I heard, the husband shot his wife, then himself. Don't know any other details. Very tragic.

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47th & Cicero Ave

Does anyone know if they plan on building businesses around Archer & Cicero to the Expressway ramp? It looks so ugly with these abandoned buildings everywhere

  • Rosie, I did read up on this before , I wonder if the plan is still "in the works" I just hope they do built something nice around there (no more public housing) its an eye sore for tourists that come and go from Midway.

  • Nope TIF money was spent in Shop and Save 3million to be exact and they will be tearing it down in a couple if years and there goes our tax money. Stay educated and research TIFs and you'll see the money is where?

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  • Permit issued for renovation/alteration

    **SELF CERTIFIED PROJECT** ALTERATIONS TO TWO EXISTING RESTROOMS AND INSTALLATION OF OTHER PLUMBING FIXTURES AND ENCLOSING CLOSETS.NO ZONING CHANGE. NO DRIVEWAY OR PARKING WORK . NO MECHANICAL WORK.(CONDITIONAL PERMIT SUBJECT TO FIELD INSPECTIONS)

    6102 S. Archer Ave. Issued April 15, 2014 Comment

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My dog was poisoned.

The facts about my dog were true. You do not have to believe me and I never expected the controversy it has created.

I posted this so it would help other people and I thought if it had happened to someone listening maybe they would help me on what to do to protect further pets. I thought that was what this website was about, to help your neighbors.

I did not do a police report because in my sadness it...

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The facts about my dog were true. You do not have to believe me and I never expected the controversy it has created.

I posted this so it would help other people and I thought if it had happened to someone listening maybe they would help me on what to do to protect further pets. I thought that was what this website was about, to help your neighbors.

I did not do a police report because in my sadness it did not occur to me. Thank you for the suggestion, I don't know if I will though. I am not sure if the police would be able to help as it is not illegal to feed other peoples pets, is it?

I was trying to protect my security with my dog gone by refraining from a more pinpointed location but that does not seem a concern with the people who post here. Archer and Narragansett seems general enough. I hope that satisfies those who need to know but crime happens everywhere and this info might give a false security to those who think otherwise

It has been less than a week since my dog died and the same with me being on this website.
I will remove myself from this website as hurtful words just seem to keep coming and I did not realize you could get crucified for trying to share so close to Easter.
Thank you to those that were kind. I hope you keep your pets safe as they are the innocent ones.

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    Sorry, no apology from me. I DO understand not filing a police report, as that was probably the last thing on the OP's mind when confronted with the passing of her dog..very sad ..and I am very sorry her dog died. That being said..if she (he) had said Archer &...

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    Sorry, no apology from me. I DO understand not filing a police report, as that was probably the last thing on the OP's mind when confronted with the passing of her dog..very sad ..and I am very sorry her dog died. That being said..if she (he) had said Archer & Narragansett from the beginning, none of this would have happened. AND had she(he) said the area originally, someone here MAY have actually put 2 and 2 together and realized that they noticed something ...and may have possibly been able help police.

  • Lill you do need to file a police report it is very important to do so, as the police cannot do anything if they do not know there is a problem or an issue occuring. You do have my deepest Sympathy's Our angles with fur are very dear to many...

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    Lill you do need to file a police report it is very important to do so, as the police cannot do anything if they do not know there is a problem or an issue occuring. You do have my deepest Sympathy's Our angles with fur are very dear to many of us and it hurts but one way to honor your pet and to help other pets and pet owners from going through what you are going through is to do what you need to. Please help others so it doesn't happen again.

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Someone is poisoning dogs, please be careful

My dog got sick today and passed within 5 hours. The vet said she had poisoning. Please watch your dog and what he eats.

  • Having been involved with CAPS for many years and also the community in general, I have discovered people complain and or make comments about thinks I.E I call the police all the tome I made a report etc. But they do nothing they don't seem to realize this can and...

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    Having been involved with CAPS for many years and also the community in general, I have discovered people complain and or make comments about thinks I.E I call the police all the tome I made a report etc. But they do nothing they don't seem to realize this can and will be checked. If this did happen she needs to step up and make that report and tell us the area it is happing. If it never happened then she must need help to lie about a pet in the way something is seriously wrong with her

  • I agree

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The old Classic Video on Archer

Does anyone know what the old Classic Video on Archer is going to be?

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Looking for new eye doctor

Looking for a new eye doctor...does anyone know of a good doctor in thr neighborhood who isnt going to try to sell me everything. ..my vision has stayed the same for years and all I need is annual exam and my contacts...not someone trying to sell me designer glasses

Any suggestions?

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Gang graffiti? or tagging?

Across our alley a huge gang sign sprayed on a very nice polish family garage....how can I help them?

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What's with all this crime??

Are we sitting ducks in GR now, where's John Wayne when we need him, together, we have to put an end to these break ins, especially when our seniors are being victims and also being beat up......we have to take our neighborhood back!

  • You are so right, the other day I was walking and saw a van loading up someone's house that I knew (garage) I questioned them til they answered with all the correct info, turned out it was a family member, but you can't be too careful, he thanked me.

  • Thank You EveryBlock GREAT JOB!

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Apartment/House for rent -- reasonable price

Hello,
Is someone renting a 2 bedroom apartment/house for a reasonable price? I know someone who is starting a family and is looking for an apartment/house.

Thanks and appreciate any help!

  • Forgot to note.. They are looking in the Garfield/Clearing Ridge area or Bridgeport.

  • I saw a house for rent on 57th and Narrangansett. There is a big sign out front.

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Looking for Landscapers

Does anyone recommend any landscaping companies? Looking to do some landscaping in the front of my house.

Thanks!

  • Sunset Landscaping??? they do not come up in a search.. Is this a real. legal co?? Give us more info, contact info also...

  • Cindy Witowski interested neighbor

    Sorry Sunset Lawn Care---4610 S Richmond 773-376-3047
    Local and reputable and reasonable

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Jewel Parking Lot used as Throughway

Can something be done about the Jewel parking lot on 55th and Mayfield being used as a through-way? I've seen cars frequently use the lot as a through-way from 55th to Archer and vice-versa, especially when there is a train in progress on 55th street. The cars speed through without paying attention to the signage in the lot which puts many older residents at risk. I also had a personal incident today while leaving the store where I guess I was walking too slow for the idiot so he leaned out his window to let me know it. After he took off it looked like he almost hit another car. Something has to change there.

  • @FellowResident That is not a given. An injured party could include jewel in their lawsuit but they are not automatically responsible.

  • don't Pete's Markets on Kedzie and Pulaski have something like an island and several speed bumps to prevent this? Jewel folks should follow suit if they don't want to be out of business soon

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T & L Cleaners

Someone wrote in last week and gave a terrible review to this business. I've been going there for 15 years and always was satisified with the dry cleaning and tailoring. The lady who runs it has been nothing but nice and wonderful to her customers. Her work is excellent and the prices are reasonable. I would recommend this place and have to everyone I know.

  • I had a bad experience with Clean Clean on Archer. I now take my dry cleaning to CD One or to Breen's in La Grange.

  • T & L is a good place. It's a One Eye Willie approved business establishment. Nothing but positive experiences there. The tailor on Archer and Oak Park is bad news and smells bad in there like old lady candy.

  • I've been going to T&L cleaners for over 15 years too. The dry cleaning is excellent and so is the seamstress work if you need it. I don't see how there could be ANY complaints about this place.

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