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Providence St. Mel's founder opens up on life mission

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    Providence St. Mel's founder opens up on life mission
    The Garfield Park neighborhood is home not only to Providence St. Mel School but also to its founder, Paul Joseph Adams III, a community activist fighting to improve opportunities for youth on the West Side.
    http://www.austinweeklynews.com

4 hours ago

Man shot by hit-and-run suspect among 8 wounded in city shootings

A 37-year-old man was shot in the leg around 12:30 a.m. while standing near a vehicle in the 5500 block of West Van Buren Street in the South Austin neighborhood on the West Side, police said. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in good condition.

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The 43-year-old man told police he saw a three-car crash near Augusta Boulevard and California Avenue around 9:50 p.m. Friday in the West Side’s Humboldt Park neighborhood.

The man followed a black Jeep that drove away from the scene for about half a mile until the Jeep’s driver fired shots at him in the 2400 block of West Augusta, police said.

The man was found lying on the sidewalk in the 2300 block of West Ogden Avenue with gunshot wounds to the face. He was taken to Stroger Hospital in critical condition.

The 31-year-old man was standing on the sidewalk in the 1100 block of South Mozart Street when he was shot in the abdomen. He took himself to Mount Sinai Hospital where he was listed in critical condition.

A 29-year-old man was shot in the thigh around 4:20 a.m. Saturday in the 7800 block of South Saginaw Avenue in the South Shore neighborhood on the South Side, police said. He was on his porch when someone fired at him from a dark vehicle. He was stabilized at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

Around 2:05 a.m., a 37-year-old man was shot in the chest while riding in the backseat of a car in the 9500 block of South Stony Island Avenue near the Calumet Heights neighborhood on the Far South Side. He was driven to Jackson Park Hospital in serious condition.

...in the buttocks and leg and grazed in the head just after midnight in the 1400 block of South Kenneth Avenue in the Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side. The man was standing on the sidewalk...

...to police. He told police he was walking down the street with friends in the 8000 block of South Emerald Avenue when someone fired at him from a dark vehicle. He was taken to St. Bernard...

    Man shot by hit-and-run suspect among 7 injured in city shootings
    A man who was shot after he pursued a hit-and-run suspect was among seven people wounded in city shootings on Friday and early Saturday, Chicago police said. The 43-year-old man told police he saw a three-car crash near Augusta Boulevard and California Avenue around 9:50 p.m. Friday in the West Side's Humboldt Park neighborhood.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

7 hours ago

8 men wounded, 2 critically, in shootings across Chicago since Friday night

...West Side Austin neighborhood. The 37-year-old was standing near a vehicle in the 5500 block of West Van Buren when he heard gunfire and realized he'd been shot in his right leg, police...

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...man was on the porch of his home at 4:21 a.m. in the 7800 block of South Saginaw when someone in a passing dark-colored vehicle fired shots, striking him in the right...

...2:04 a.m., the man was riding in a vehicle traveling north in the 9500 block of South Stony Island when he heard gunfire and realized he'd been shot in the chest, police said...

...31-year-old was standing on a sidewalk at 1:47 a.m. in the 1100 block of South Mozart when he heard shots and felt pain, police said. He suffered a gunshot wound to...

...Side. The man was walking on a sidewalk at 12:01 a.m. in the 1400 block of South Kenneth when another male walked up and fired shots, police said. He suffered gunshot wounds to...

...man was walking with a group of friends at 9:55 p.m. in the 8000 block of South Emerald when a dark-colored vehicle drove by and someone inside fired shots, striking him in...

...Side Humboldt Park neighborhood. The 43-year-old witnessed the three-car crash in the 2400 block of West Augusta and followed the Jeep that drove off, police said. A few blocks later, the driver...

...few blocks later, the driver of the Jeep fired at him near the intersection of Augusta Boulevard and California Avenue. He was shot multiple times in the chest and taken to Stroger Hospital, where he...

...person shot found the man on a sidewalk at 9:21 p.m. in the 2300 block of West Ogden, police said. The man, whose age wasn't immediately known, was taken to Stroger Hospital...

Fatal 8-vehicle crash closes intersection near Congress and Wells

    8 men wounded, 2 critically, in shootings across Chicago since Friday night
    At least eight men were wounded, two of them critically, in a spate of shootings across Chicago since Friday night, marking a violent start to the weekend. The most recent shooting happened Saturday morning in the South Shore neighborhood. A 29-year-old man was on the porch of his home at 4:21 a.m.
    http://abc7chicago.com

10 hours ago

Man shot by hit-and-run suspect among 7 injured in city shootings

A 37-year-old man was shot in the leg around 12:30 a.m. while standing near a vehicle in the 5500 block of West Van Buren Street in the South Austin neighborhood on the West Side, police said. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in good condition.

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Officers process the scene after a man was critically injured in a shooting in the 2300 block of West Ogden Avenue on Feb. 23, 2018.

The 43-year-old man told police he saw a three-car crash near Augusta Boulevard and California Avenue around 9:50 p.m. Friday in the West Side’s Humboldt Park neighborhood.

The man followed a black Jeep that drove away from the scene for about half a mile until the Jeep’s driver fired shots at him in the 2400 block of West Augusta, police said.

The 31-year-old man was standing on the sidewalk in the 1100 block of South Mozart Street when he was shot in the abdomen. He took himself to Mount Sinai Hospital where he was listed in critical condition.

Around 2:05 a.m. Saturday, a 37-year-old man was shot in the chest while riding in the backseat of a car in the 9500 block of South Stony Island Avenue near the Calumet Heights neighborhood on the Far South Side. He was driven to Jackson Park Hospital in serious condition.

...shot in the buttocks, leg and grazed in the head just after midnight in the 1400 block of South Kenneth Avenue in the Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side. The man was standing on the sidewalk...

...to police. He told police he was walking down the street with friends in the 8000 block of South Emerald Avenue when someone fired at him from a dark vehicle. He was taken to St. Bernard...

    Man shot by hit-and-run suspect among 7 injured in city shootings
    A man who was shot after he pursued a hit-and-run suspect was among seven people wounded in city shootings on Friday and early Saturday, Chicago police said. The 43-year-old man told police he saw a three-car crash near Augusta Boulevard and California Avenue around 9:50 p.m. Friday in the West Side's Humboldt Park neighborhood.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

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Residents invited to work on quality-of-life plan for Austin

The seven working groups will meet from Feb. 26 through March 7 at Austin Coming Together's offices at 5049 W. Harrison. The working groups are: public safety, youth, housing, civil engagement, education, economic development and community narrative.

    Residents invited to work on quality-of-life plan for Austin
    The seven working groups will meet from Feb. 26 through March 7 at Austin Coming Together's offices at 5049 W. Harrison. The working groups are: public safety, youth, housing, civil engagement, education, economic development and community narrative.
    http://austintalks.org

31 hours ago

Police: Man Chased Girls Walking Home From School In Austin

The girls were walking about 5:05 p.m. in the 4800 block of West Ohio when the suspect started following them, according to an alert from Chicago Police. After he gave chase, the girls ran off.

    Police: Man Chased Girls Walking Home From School In Austin
    CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) - Police are searching for a man who chased a group of girls Wednesday evening as they walked home from school in the West Side Austin neighborhood. The girls were walking about 5:05 p.m. in the 4800 block of West Ohio when the suspect started following them, according to an alert from Chicago Police.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

32 hours ago

Police: Man chased girls before getting into rusty white van

The girls were walking home from school in the 4800 block of West Ohio Street around 5:05 p.m. Wednesday when the man began to follow them, police said in a community alert.

    Police: Man chased girls before getting into rusty white van
    The girls were walking home from school in the 4800 block of West Ohio Street around 5:05 p.m. Wednesday when the man began to follow them, police said in a community alert.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

37 hours ago

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