3 days ago

Matt vs. the monster: An addict's unlikely redemption

"Man," McFarland remembers thinking when he discovered life around 76th Street and Union Avenue on Chicago's South Side, "this is a drug paradise." He was in his 20s then.

    Matt vs. the Monster: An addict's unlikely redemption
    The night the madness ended, Matthew McFarland had decided that he needed just a little more crack to carry him through until morning. He had plenty of heroin in the small suburban condo he shared with his mother and his fiancee, Amy, but he wanted cocaine, which required a quick trip to the nearby village of Ford Heights.
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3 days ago

Matt vs. the Monster: An addict's unlikely redemption

"Man," McFarland remembers thinking when he discovered life around 76th Street and Union Avenue on Chicago's South Side, "this is a drug paradise." He was in his 20s then.

    Matt vs. the Monster: An addict's unlikely redemption
    The night the madness ended, Matthew McFarland had decided that he needed just a little more crack to carry him through until morning. He had plenty of heroin in the small suburban condo he shared with his mother and his fiancee, Amy, but he wanted cocaine, which required a quick trip to the nearby village of Ford Heights.
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4 days ago

Monthly News From Auburn Gresham's Free Tax Site Partner

Monthly News From Auburn Gresham's Free Tax Site Partner

    Monthly News From Auburn Gresham's Free Tax Site Partner - Auburn Gresham Portal
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4 days ago

For many relatives, friends and friends of fr...

...better life. She died Monday at 102 — the oldest member of First Corinthian Baptist Church, 7500 S. Halsted, which her side job selling Avon for 40 years helped support...

    Leola White dies, her home was 1st stop for many on 'Great Migration'
    For many relatives, friends and friends of friends who left the South's cotton fields and farms for factories in Chicago, Leola White's home was the first stop on the way to a better life.
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4 days ago

1 killed, 1 wounded in South Side shootings

The man, 28, was in the 8000 block of South Stewart Avenue when he was attacked around around 2:15 p.m. police said.  Police had previously said the shooting happened in the 7600 block of South Stewart.

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He wanted to see his brother, he said, who was lying dead in the 7800 block of South Cornell Avenue following a shooting. 

The man, 28, was in the 8000 block of South Stewart Avenue when he was attacked around around 2:15 p.m. police said.  Police had previously said the shooting happened in the 7600 block of South Stewart.

    Person shot in Gresham neighborhood on South Side
    A person was shot in the right arm in the Gresham neighborhood on the South Side Tuesday afternoon, police said.
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4 days ago

Boy, 17, shot dead in Gresham is identified

Trevail Ridgell, of the 9000 block of South Union Avenue, was pronounced dead Saturday night at 10:22 p.m. on the scene, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Ridgell and 19-year-old Justin Gilbert were shot just after 10:20 p.m. Saturday while in a minivan in the 8900 block of South Union Avenue in the Gresham neighborhood, police said.

    Boy, 17, shot dead in Gresham is identified
    A 17-year-old boy who was fatally shot with another teen on the city's South Side last weekend has been identified. Trevail Ridgell, of the 9000 block of South Union Avenue, was pronounced dead Saturday night at 10:22 p.m. on the scene, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.
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4 days ago

Person shot in Gresham neighborhood on South Side

The shooting occurred around 2:15 p.m. in the 7600 block of South Stewart Avenue, police said.

    Person shot in Gresham neighborhood on South Side
    A person was shot in the right arm in the Gresham neighborhood on the South Side Tuesday afternoon, police said.
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5 days ago

8 wounded in city shootings Tuesday

...m., a 17-year-old boy was shot in the chest and back in the 8500 block of South Wolcott Avenue in the South Side's Gresham neighborhood. He was walking on the sidewalk when someone...

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In the city's most recent critical shooting, two men, 31 and 26, were in a vehicle when someone fired shots at them from a silver sedan around 9 p.m. in the 900 block of North Hamlin Avenue in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side, police said.

Around 8 p.m., a 19-year-old man was shot in the 4700 block of South Forrestville Avenue in the city's Bronzeville neighborhood. The teen was in a vehicle when someone approached him on foot, argued with him and then fired shots, police said. 

Earlier, a 20-year-old man was a passenger in a vehicle in the 1300 block of West 95th Street in the Brainerd neighborhood when he was shot., police said.

...20 p.m., a 22-year-old man was shot in the foot in the 1600 block of North Mason Avenue in the city's North Austin neighborhood on the West Side, police said. The man...

A 23-year-old man was shot in the head in the 200 block of West 79th Street around 9:55 p.m. in the South Side's West Chatham neighborhood, police said...

A 39-year-old man was in the 2800 block of West Wilcox Street in the West Side's East Garfield Park neighborhood around 9:50 a.m. when...

    Man shot in East Garfield Park drive-by
    A man who was standing on a sidewalk in the East Garfield Park neighborhood suffered multiple gunshot wounds in a drive-by shooting Tuesday morning, according
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

5 days ago

9 Wounded In Chicago Gun Violence Tuesday

...old boy was shot in the South Side Gresham neighborhood. He was walking in the 8500 block of South Wolcott when someone fired shots from a tan-colored car, police said. He suffered multiple gunshot...

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...the South Side. A 17-year-old boy was shot in the left hand near 37th and Hoyne, according to Chicago Police. The circumstances of the shooting were not immediately known. He showed...

At 11:22 p.m., a 22-year-old man was shot in the right foot while he was standing on the sidewalk in the 1600 block of North Mason in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side, police said. His condition was stabilized at West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park.

...23-year-old was walking at 9:54 p.m. on the sidewalk in the 200 block of West 79th Street when another male walked up and fired shots, police said. He was shot in the...

...Humboldt Park neighborhood. The men, ages 31 and 26, were in a vehicle in the 900 block of North Hamlin when someone in a silver vehicle shot at them, police said. The younger man was...

...of a vehicle when another vehicle drove up and someone inside started shooting in the 1300 block of West 95th Street in the Far South Side Washington Heights neighborhood, police said. The man was shot in...

...the West Side. A 39-year-old man was standing on the sidewalk in the 2800 block of West Wilcox when a gray SUV drove by and someone inside opened fire, police said. The man...

    9 Wounded In Chicago Gun Violence Tuesday
    CHICAGO (CBS) - Nine people were injured in shootings Tuesday on Chicago's South and West sides. The day's latest shooting happened about 11:30 p.m. in the McKinley Park neighborhood on the South Side. A 17-year-old boy was shot in the left hand near 37th and Hoyne, according to Chicago Police.
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5 days ago

Meet Bret Harte’s interim principal

Last year, Bright was the assistant principal at Mahalia Jackson Elementary School, 917 W. 88th St.

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Charles Bright, interim principal of Bret Harte Elementary School, 1556 E 56th St. – Marc Monaghan

The Studio Gang-designed Solstice, 1634 E. 56th St., is a few steps away from Bret Harte, 1634 E. 56th St.

    Meet Bret Harte's interim principal - hpherald.com
    By TONIA HILL Staff Writer On a warm September day, Bret Harte Elementary School Interim Principal, Charlie Bright takes a walk through the halls of the school with walls that will soon be filled with art projects, class and homework assignments of students as the school year progresses. It
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6 days ago

Chicago's weekend toll: 64-year-old teacher hit by stray bullet, young mom slain in front of home

The teens were in a minivan in the 8900 block of South Union Avenue when someone fired at them from a gray sedan, police said.  They died at the scene.

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Police said the girl was shot in the 9100 block of South Blackstone Avenue in Calumet Heights about 3 p.m. when a gun "accidentally discharged."

    23 shot, 9 fatally, over the weekend in Chicago
    Among the 23 shot in Chicago over the weekend: a 64-year-old teacher, a young mother and a 15-year-old boy. The nearly two dozen shootings from Friday afternoon to Monday morning included nine people who were killed, two of whom were teenagers.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Oct 16

Man In Wonder Woman Shirt Kidnapped, Raped 13-Year-Old Girl, Police Say

At 7:20 a.m., the girl was in the 8600 block of South Halsted Street when the man — who was armed — kidnapped her, police said. The man took the girl to another place, where he sexually assaulted her.

Afterward, the man drove the girl to 86th and South Peoria and let her go, police said.

    Man In Wonder Woman Shirt Kidnapped, Raped 13-Year-Old Girl, Police Say
    CHICAGO - A man sexually assaulted a 13-year-old girl in Auburn Gresham on Saturday morning, police said. At 7:20 a.m., the girl was in the 8600 block of South Halsted Street when the man - who was armed - kidnapped her, police said. The man took the girl to another place, where he sexually assaulted her.
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Oct 16

Chicago's weekend toll: 64-year-old teacher hit by stray bullet, young mom slain in front of home

The teens were in a minivan in the 8900 block of South Union Avenue when someone fired at them from a gray sedan, police said.  They died at the scene.

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Police said the girl was shot in the 9100 block of South Blackstone Avenue in Calumet Heights about 3 p.m. when a gun "accidentally discharged."

    23 shot, 9 fatally, over the weekend in Chicago
    Among the 23 shot in Chicago over the weekend: a 64-year-old teacher, a young mother and a 15-year-old boy. The nearly two dozen shootings from Friday afternoon to Monday morning included nine people who were killed, two of whom were teenagers.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Oct 16

8 Killed, 11 Wounded In Weekend Gun Violence

...neighborhood. A 26-year-old man was shot in his chest and arm in the 8300 block of South Justine. He was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he was pronounced dead...

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...teacher at Chicago Waldorf School, was standing on the sidewalk near her home in the 6900 block of North Glenwood when shots were fired from a dark-colored SUV. She was struck in her head...

...fatally shot in the South Shore neighborhood. He was walking on the sidewalk in the 6700 block of South Jeffery when two males exited a Ford car nearby and opened fire. The man suffered gunshot...

...Saturday and found a 24-year-old man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds in the 7000 block of South Chappel in the South Shore neighborhood. He was pronounced dead at the scene about 15 minutes...

...p.m. Friday as he sat in a parked car in an alley off the 4400 block of South Marshfield, authorities said. Carrillo, who lived in the same neighborhood, was taken to Stroger Hospital, where...

...on the Northwest Side. A 22-year-old man was riding a bicycle in the 5400 block of West Schubert when a vehicle approached and someone inside fired shots before fleeing, police said. The man...

    8 Killed, 11 Wounded In Weekend Gun Violence
    CHICAGO (CBS) - Eight people were killed, including a 64-year-old woman who was struck by a stray bullet, and at least 11 other people were wounded in shootings across Chicago between Friday evening and Monday morning. The 64-year-old woman, identified as Cynthia Trevillion, was killed when a stray bullet struck her about 6:30 p.m.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

Oct 16

23 shot, 9 fatally, over the weekend in Chicago

The teenagers were pronounced dead on the scene in a minivan in the 8900 block of South Union Avenue after police said someone fired at them from a grey sedan. 

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Chicago police investigate a shooting that fatally wounded a 64-year-old woman in the head in the 6900 block of North Glenwood Avenue near the Morse Red Line station Oct. 13, 2017, in the Rogers Park neighborhood of Chicago.

    23 shot, 9 fatally, over the weekend in Chicago
    Among the 23 shot in Chicago over the weekend: a 64-year-old teacher, a young mother and a 15-year-old boy. The nearly two dozen shootings from Friday afternoon to Monday morning included nine people who were killed, two of whom were teenagers.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Oct 15

4 shot, 2 dead, in Sunday shootings

The 26-year-old was shot in the chest and arm in the 8300 block of South Justine Street, police said. He was rushed to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn but later was pronounced dead, according to police. 

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Police were called to the 6800 block of South Ridgeland Avenue in South Shore for a report that a 20-year-old had been shot in...

About 2:40 p.m. the 18-year-old was in the 9800 block of South Green Street on the South Side. He was shot in the leg, according to police.

    Man shot in South Shore drive-by Sunday morning
    A man was injured in a drive-by shooting about 10:45 a.m. Sunday morning and police are looking for the offenders.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Oct 15

Police: Man Abducted, Sexually Assaulted 13-Year-Old Girl In Gresham

He was driving a gray SUV about 7:20 a.m. when he abducted the girl in the 8600 block of South Halsted and took her to another location, where she was sexually assaulted, according to an alert from Chicago Police. She was then dropped off at the intersection of 86th and Peoria.

He was driving a gray SUV about 7:20 a.m. when he abducted the girl in the 8600 block of South Halsted and took her to another location, where she was sexually assaulted, according to an alert from Chicago Police. She was then dropped off at the intersection of 86th and Peoria.

    Police: Man Abducted, Sexually Assaulted 13-Year-Old Girl In Gresham
    CHICAGO (CBS) - Police are searching for a suspect who abducted and sexually assaulted a 13-year-old girl Saturday morning in the South Side Gresham neighborhood. He was driving a gray SUV about 7:20 a.m. when he abducted the girl in the 8600 block of South Halsted and took her to another location, where she was sexually assaulted, according to an alert from Chicago Police.
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Oct 15

Teen girl abducted off street by man with a gun, sexually assaulted

About 7:20 a.m. Saturday, a man with a handgun drove up while the teen was walking down the street and abducted her from the 8600 block of South Halsted Street in Gresham, according to Chicago police.

    Teen girl abducted off street by man with a gun, sexually assaulted
    A 13-year-old girl who was walking down the street was abducted by a man with a gun and later sexually assaulted, police said Sunday. About 7:20 a.m. Saturday, a man with a handgun drove up while the teen was walking down the street and abducted her from the 8600 block of South Halsted Street in Gresham, according to Chicago police.
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Oct 15

Man abducted, sexually assaulted teen girl in Auburn Gresham, police say

...neighborhood. Police said an armed man driving a gray SUV abducted the girl from the 8600 block of South Halsted Street on Saturday around 7:20 a.m. She was then taken to another location where...

...taken to another location where she was sexually assaulted. The victim was then taken to 86th and Peoria Street where she was let go. Police describe the man as a...

    Man abducted, sexually assaulted teen girl in Auburn Gresham, police say
    CHICAGO - Police are searching for a man they said abducted and sexually assaulted a 13-year-old girl in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood. Police said an armed man driving a gray SUV abducted the girl from the 8600 block of South Halsted Street on Saturday around 7:20 a.m.
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Oct 15

Girl, 13, abducted and sexually assaulted in Gresham

...Chicago police said.An armed man in a gray SUV abducted the victim in the 8600-block of South Halsted Avenue at about 7:20 a.m., police said. The victim was taken to another location...

...location where she was sexually assaulted.The victim was then driven to the area of 86th and Peoria streets where she was let go.Police describe the suspect as a black man, approximately...

    Girl, 13, abducted and sexually assaulted in Gresham
    Today's Top Stories WATCH NOW TOP VIDEOS A 13-year-old girl was abducted and sexually assaulted Saturday morning in the Gresham neighborhood, Chicago police said. An armed man in a gray SUV abducted the victim in the 8600-block of South Halsted Avenue at about 7:20 a.m., police said.
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Oct 15

Two teens fatally shot in Gresham

...night in the Gresham neighborhood. The boys, 17 and 19, were in a minivan at 89th and Union when someone in a gray sedan drove by and opened fire, hitting the boys in...

    Two teens fatally shot in Gresham
    CHICAGO -- Two teenage boys were shot and killed on the South Side The shooting happened at about 10:20 p.m. Saturday night in the Gresham neighborhood. The boys, 17 and 19, were in a minivan at 89th and Union when someone in a gray sedan drove by and opened fire, hitting the boys in the head and body.
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Oct 13

FBI seeks South Side man in robberies in Chicago, Minneapolis

Grant was described as 5-foot-9, about 205 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. His last known address was in the 7700 block of South Ada Street in the Gresham neighborhood.

    FBI seeks South Side man in robberies in Chicago, Minneapolis
    The FBI is asking for the public's help in locating a South Side man who is wanted for armed robbery and suspected of other robberies including one in a suburb
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Oct 13

$10K Reward Offered For Man Wanted On Federal Armed Robbery Charges

A federal warrant was issued for his arrest on July 10 for Hobbs Act commercial armed robbery, the FBI said. He’s also wanted for “absconding from the Illinois Department of Corrections.” His last known address was in the 7700 block of South Ada.

    $10K Reward Offered For Man Wanted On Federal Armed Robbery Charges
    CHICAGO (CBS) - The FBI is offering a $10,000 reward for information about a man wanted for a series of armed robberies in the Chicago area and Minnesota. Larry "Lavie" Grant, 33, is suspected of robbing multiple stores in the Chicago area from November 2016 to May 2017, according to a statement from the FBI.
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Oct 12

hazard in Vincennes bike lane - or - a job half done

Vincennes at 89th St I reported this to contacts at CDOT and never got any response. This week I reported it again - to CDOT and the 21st ward office. No response so far.

    hazard in Vincennes bike lane - or - a job half done
    A few weeks ago, I spotted something on my Metra ride home that was baffling and disappointing. In some spots along the east side of Vincennes, there are little areas of concrete that aren't connected by any sidewalk. They look like they might have been bus stops at some point.
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Oct 11

Man arrested in Ohio is charged in 2016 Back of the Yards killing

...5200 block of South Sangamon Street. Williams, who court records show formerly lived in the 8500 block of South Hermitage Avenue, was arrested by U.S. marshals the afternoon of April 12 in Cincinnati, according to...

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Members of the Chicago Police Department work at the scene of a fatal shooting in the 5200 block of South Sangamon Street on Sept. 4, 2016, in the Back of the Yards neighborhood. A 19-year-old male was taken to Stroger Hospital and pronounced dead.

    Man arrested in Ohio is charged in 2016 Back of the Yards killing
    A man who fled to Cincinnati after a killing in the Back of the Yards neighborhood over the 2016 Labor Day weekend has been extradited to Chicago to face murder charges, authorities said Wednesday. Malik Williams, 22, is charged with first-degree murder in the killing of Korry Rogers, 19, on Sept.
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Oct 11

ComEd Solar Spotlight

ComEd Solar Spotlight

    ComEd Solar Spotlight - Auburn Gresham Portal
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Oct 11

Is it possible to break up with diabetes?

Is it possible to break up with diabetes?

    Is it possible to break up with diabetes? - Auburn Gresham Portal
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Oct 11

ComEd Offers Ways for Customers to Fall into Savings During National Energy Awareness Month

ComEd Offers Ways for Customers to Fall into Savings During National Energy Awareness Month

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Oct 10

3 men drive through South Side, looking for help after they're shot

They had gone more than three miles when they spotted a state trooper at Halsted Street and Vincennes Avenue in the Gresham neighborhood and stopped.  Ambulances were called and the three were taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn.

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The shooting occurred just before 1 a.m.  Tuesday.  The men had been sitting in the car in the 200 block of West 107th Street in Roseland when someone walked up and fired, police said.

A 46-year-old man was shot about 2:10 p.m. Monday while standing in the 7300 block of South Dante Avenue in Grand Crossing on the South Side, police said.

• About 4:15 p.m. Monday on the West Side, a man was shot in the left forearm and right thigh, according to police. The man was in the 1300 block of South Homan Avenue in the Lawndale neighborhood, police said. Officials said the man, 33, was taken by ambulance to Mount Sinai Hospital.

...15 p.m. on the West Side, two men were shot while walking in the 1200 block of South Springfield Avenue in Lawndale, police said. A 23-year-old man was shot in the groin and...

...About 2:35 p.m., a woman, 26, was walking in the 3400 block of West North Avenue in Logan Square, police said. She was shot in the buttocks and arrived at Presence...

...About 1:45 p.m. on the West Side, police were called to the 1100 block of North Springfield Avenue in Humboldt Park.  A man, 43, was shot in the arm and was taken in...

• About 10:40 a.m. on the Far South Side, police were called to the 10300 block of South Aberdeen Street in Washington Heights where a 17-year-old had been shot in the leg. He was taken to Roseland Hospital, where he was listed in good condition, police said.

    Police: Two shot Monday on South Side
    A teenager was shot in the leg early Monday in the Washington Heights neighborhood on the South Side, police said in the afternoon.
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Oct 10

3 shot, 1 fatally while sitting in car on South Side

...Two others are in serious condition. The driver flagged down a state police trooper at Halsted and Vincennes and reported the shooting. Police haven’t caught the shooter yet...

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...the city’s South Side. A man walked up to the parked car in the 200 block of West 107th Street around 1 a.m. Tuesday, and opened fire. One man was shot in the back...

    3 shot, 1 fatally while sitting in car on South Side
    CHICAGO -- Three men were shot, one fatally, in a car on the city's South Side. A man walked up to the parked car in the 200 block of West 107th Street around 1 a.m. Tuesday, and opened fire. One man was shot in the back and died.
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Oct 08

Man arrested after sexually exploiting preteen girl, police say

About 10 p.m. Friday police were called to the 1200 block of West 79th Street in Gresham on the South Side for a report that a man indecently exposed himself to a minor.The man approached the preteen girl and exposed his genital area along with making an inappropriate remark.

Responding officers located and arrested a man in the 8000 block of South Racine Avenue, also in Gresham, a short time later.

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Authorities arrested Stephon Williams, 25, who has an address in the 100 block of East Chestnut Street in the Gold Coast neighborhood, on suspicion of felony exploitation of a child and felony indecent solicitation, officials said.

Oct 08

Man Charged With Exposing Himself To 12-Year-Old Girl

Police said a man approached the girl just after 10 p.m. Friday in the 1200 block of West 79th Street, “exposed his genital area” and made an obscene remark.

Williams was found a short time later in the 8000 block of South Racine and was positively identified as the suspect, police said.

    Man Charged With Exposing Himself To 12-Year-Old Girl
    CHICAGO (CBS) - A 25-year-old man has been charged with exposing his genitals and making inappropriate remarks to a 12-year-old girl in the South Side Auburn Gresham neighborhood. Stephon D. Williams is charged with a felony counts of indecent solicitation, and exploitation of a child under 13, according to Chicago Police.
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Oct 08

Man Charged With Attempted Murder After Shots Fired At Police On South Side

Officers responded at 12:26 p.m. to a call of a person with a gun in the 7600 block of South Lowe and saw Jones and another male run into a building, according to Chicago Police.

    Man Charged With Attempted Murder After Shots Fired At Police On South Side
    CHICAGO (CBS) - A 24-year-old man who barricaded himself inside a South Side home for three hours Thursday afternoon after exchanging gunfire with Chicago Police has been charged with attempted murder.
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Oct 08

Man arrested after sexually exploiting preteen girl, police say

Stephon Williams, 25, was charged with exposing himself to a minor in the 1200 block of W. 79th Street on Oct. 6, 2017.

Responding officers located and arrested a man in the 8000 block of South Racine Avenue, also in Gresham, a short time later.

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Authorities arrested Stephon Williams, 25, who has an address in the 100 block of East Chestnut Street in the Gold Coast neighborhood, on suspicion of felony exploitation of a child and felony indecent solicitation, officials said.

    Man arrested after sexually exploiting preteen girl, police say
    A man who is accused of sexually exploiting a 12-year-old girl has been arrested, police said.
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Oct 08

Police: Man exposed himself to girl, 12, in Gresham

...year-old girl in the Gresham neighborhood Friday.Stephon Williams approached the girl in the 1200-block of West 79th Street at about 10:06 p.m. and exposed his genital area and made an inappropriate...

...made an inappropriate remark, police said.Police located Williams a short time later in the 8000-block of South Racine Avenue and took him into custody.On Sunday, police announced Williams has been charged with one...

    Police: Man exposed himself to girl, 12, in Gresham
    Today's Top Stories WATCH NOW TOP VIDEOS A 25-year-old Chicago man has been charged after police said he exposed himself to a 12-year-old girl in the Gresham neighborhood Friday. Stephon Williams approached the girl in the 1200-block of West 79th Street at about 10:06 p.m.
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Oct 08

Body cam catches felon firing on Chicago police

Chicago police body cameras captured William Jones firing multiple shots at officers inside the basement of a home in the 7600 block of South Lowe on Friday afternoon after police tried to question him and another man, prosecutors told Judge Mary C. Marubio at the Leighton Criminal Court Building.

Jones, 24, of the 7700 block of South Union Avenue, was later charged with three counts of attempted first-degree murder, three counts of aggravated...

    Body cam catches felon firing on Chicago police
    Bail was denied Saturday for a reputed gang member accused of firing multiple shots at Chicago police after locking himself inside the basement of a South Side residence the day before, according to Cook County prosecutors.
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Oct 07

1 in custody after South Side domestic disturbance

...a person with a gun and saw two men flee into a building in the 7800 block of South Lowe Avenue.Police said as officers followed, one man turned and fired shots at them. SWAT teams...

    1 in custody after South Side domestic disturbance
    Today's Top Stories WATCH NOW TOP VIDEOS One person was taken into custody following a domestic disturbance and SWAT response on Chicago's South Side Friday. Officers responded to a call about a person with a gun and saw two men flee into a building in the 7800 block of South Lowe Avenue.
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Oct 06

SWAT team on scene of barricade situation in Gresham neighborhood

About 12:45 p.m., officers responded to a domestic-related incident at a residence in the 7800 block of South Lowe Avenue. When they arrived, police learned a man had barricaded himself in a residence, police said.

    SWAT team on scene of barricade situation in Gresham neighborhood
    Chicago police and the SWAT team are on the scene of a barricade situation in the Gresham neighborhood.
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Oct 06

SWAT Team Called After Man Barricades Himself In Home In Gresham

Officers called to a domestic disturbance about 12:45 p.m. arrived in the 7800 block of South Lowe to find that a man had barricaded himself inside a home, according to Chicago Police.

    SWAT Team Called After Man Barricades Himself In Home In Gresham
    CHICAGO (CBS) - A SWAT team was called after a man barricaded himself inside a Gresham neighborhood home Friday afternoon on the South Side. Officers called to a domestic disturbance about 12:45 p.m. arrived in the 7800 block of South Lowe to find that a man had barricaded himself inside a home, according to Chicago Police.
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Oct 06

Police on scene of South Side domestic disturbance involving barricade

Officers are on the scene of a domestic disturbance on the South Side, the Chicago Police Department said Friday.Authorities report that a man has barricaded himself into a residence in the 7800 block of South Lowe Avenue.The CPD SWAT unit is assisting in the ongoing investigation, officials said.

    Police on scene of South Side domestic disturbance
    Today's Top Stories WATCH NOW TOP VIDEOS Officers are on the scene of a domestic disturbance on the South Side, the Chicago Police Department said Friday. Authorities report that a man has barricaded himself into a residence in the 7800 block of South Lowe Avenue.
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Oct 06

5 People Wounded In Shooting In Auburn Gresham Alley

Officers responded to a call that people were fighting in the 8000 block of South Marshfield at around 1:18 a.m. and found five people shot, according to police. The victims said a shooter confronted them in the alley, police said.

    5 People Wounded In Shooting In Auburn Gresham Alley
    Five people were wounded in a shooting in Auburn Gresham early on Friday morning. Officers responded to a call that people were fighting in the 8000 block of South Marshfield at around 1:18 a.m. and found five people shot, according to police. The victims said a shooter confronted them in the alley, police said.
    http://chicagoist.com

Oct 06

5 shot in South Side alley: 'My mom is always telling me to stay at home'

Police say a gunman fired into a group of people in the alley in the 8100 block of South Marshfield Avenue in Gresham just before 1:20 a.m.

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A 25-year-old man died after he was shot in the chest in the 4000 block of West 21st Street about 4 p.m. Thursday, police said. A woman was found at the scene, stabbed several times, and was taken in serious condition to Mount Sinai Hospital.

...a 21-year-old was shot in the left bicep and left hand in the 11500 block of South Throop St., police said. They were taken to Mount Sinai Hospital...

• A 31-year-old man was shot in the shoulder in the South Chicago neighborhood about 1:25 a.m., police said. He was walking in the 2600 block of East 84th Street when someone inside a gray car fired at him. The man was taken to Advocate Trinity Hospital, where his condition was stabilized.

...the West Side just before 10:05 p.m., police said. It happened in the 4100 block of West Roosevelt Road in front of a grocery store and laundromat. The men were transported to Mount Sinai...

• Also on the West Side, a 34-year-old man was shot in the leg in the 5200 block of West Adams Street about 9:05 p.m., police said. He was standing on a sidewalk when he was shot. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital.

...A 19-year-old man was shot about 4:45 p.m. in the 9200 block of South Dobson Avenue in the Burnside neighborhood. Police said he was standing outside when a gunman approached and...

    3 seriously wounded in attacks on South, Southwest Side
    One person was found shot in the head, and another was stabbed multiple times Thursday afternoon on the Southwest Side in the Little Village neighborhood,
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

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