9 hours ago

Turning Van Driver Fatally Struck Kiare Woods, 2, in West Englewood Last Week

...of them removing their jackets to place under the child. Kiare, who lived on the 7600 block of South Aberdeen, was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in critical condition and later pronounced...

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Security video from a convenience store at the southwest corner of 71st and Damen shows the aunt bending down and talking with the boy as they wait at the...

    Turning Van Driver Fatally Struck Kiare Woods, 2, in West Englewood Last Week
    A van driver who made a made a left turn without checking for pedestrians in the crosswalk took the life of two-year-old Kiare Woods as he and his aunt crossed the street in a crosswalk last Thursday evening around 5:30 p.m. in West Englewood.
    https://chi.streetsblog.org

22 hours ago

Four Akiba-Schechter students will compete in the 2018 US National Chidon HaTanach (Bible Contest) in New York

The national finals for this year’s Chidon HaTanach, the US National Bible Contest for Jewish Youth, will take place on Sunday, April 29, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Manhattan Day School, 310 W. 75th St., in New York.

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Students from Akiba-Schechter Jewish Day School, 5235 S. Cornell Ave., (left to right) Aaron Faier (8th grade), Yaakov David (7th grade), Netanel Barsky (7th grade...

    Four Akiba-Schechter students will compete in the 2018 US National Chidon HaTanach (Bible Contest) in New York - hpherald.com
    By GABRIELLA CRUZ-MARTÍNEZ Herald Intern Four students from Akiba-Schechter Jewish Day School, 5235 S. Cornell Ave., were invited to compete in the 2018 US National Chidon HaTanach (Bible Contest) finals in New York this April after receiving top scores in their school exams. Akiba students Toibeh Sarah Gersten, 7th grade; Yaakov David, 7th grade; Netanel ...
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5 days ago

ComEd’s “Construct” Graduation Highlights Diverse Candidates for Local Construction Work Jobs

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    ComEd's "Construct" Graduation Highlights Diverse Candidates for Local Construction Work Jobs - Auburn Gresham Portal
    On Friday, ComEd hosted a graduation ceremony for the largest graduating class of CONSTRUCT, a nine-week job training program aimed at getting more diverse candidates into local construction and
    http://www.auburngreshamportal.org

5 days ago

Video shows boy, 2, struck and killed by van while walking with aunt in West Englewood

The boy lived in the 7600 block of South Aberdeen Street, less than two miles from where he was hit.

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Surveillance video shows the boy, Kiare Woods, holding his aunt's hand as they cross Damen Avenue at 71st Street around 6 p.m. Thursday. A red van on 71st Street turns left on to Damen and hits them in the crosswalk, according to the video shot from a convenience store.

    3 -year-old boy seriously injured after being struck by a vehiucle on South Side
    A 3-year-old was left in critical condition after being stuck by a vehicle along with a woman Thursday evening in the West Englewood neighborhood, officials said.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

5 days ago

2-year-old boy struck and killed by van while crossing street with aunt in West Englewood

The boy lived in the 7600 block of South Aberdeen Street, less than two miles from where he was hit. In the moments before the accident...

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Surveillance video shows the boy, Kiare Woods, holding his aunt's hand as they cross Damen Avenue at 71st Street around 6 p.m. Thursday. A red van on 71st Street turns left on to Damen and hits them in the crosswalk, according to the video shot from a convenience store.

    3 -year-old boy seriously injured after being struck by a vehiucle on South Side
    A 3-year-old was left in critical condition after being stuck by a vehicle along with a woman Thursday evening in the West Englewood neighborhood, officials said.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

6 days ago

GAGDC Honors Local Senior Citizens with Breakfast

The Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corporation (GAGDC) is planning to host a Breakfast and Blues event for seniors on Feb. 24 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at Namoi & Sylvester Smith Senior Living, 8031 S. Halsted.

    GAGDC Honors Local Senior Citizens with Breakfast - Greater Auburn-Gresham Development Corporation
    The Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corporation (GAGDC) hosted a Breakfast and Blues event for seniors on Feb. 24 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at Namoi & Sylvester Smith Senior Living, 8031
    http://www.gagdc.org

Apr 13

1 dead, 7 wounded in city shootings, including 2 shot in Sheridan Park strip mall

A 22-year-old man was shot around 5:45 p.m. Thursday in the 7900 block of South Hermitage Avenue in the Gresham neighborhood on the South Side, police said. He was walking down the...

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It happened about 4:30 p.m. in the 4500 block of North Magnolia Avenue on city’s North Side.

The woman, 36, was discovered shortly after 7 a.m. Thursday in the 4300 block of West Madison Street in the West Garfield Park neighborhood, police said. She had suffered a gunshot wound to the head and was taken to Stroger Hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

The man was walking outside in the 2600 block of West 24th Street when someone fired at him from a black Cadillac. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in critical condition.

...man, who was intoxicated, told police he was arguing with someone he knows in the 7900 block of South Escanaba Avenue when the person pulled out a gun and shot him...

About 1 p.m., a 32-year-old man was shot in the 800 block of South Kolmar Avenue in the West Side’s Lawndale neighborhood. He was wounded in the hip and groin and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital. Police did not release his condition.

...year-old man was shot in the right foot around 10 a.m. in the 5800 block of West Chicago Avenue in the West Side’s South Austin neighborhood, police said. Police said two people fled...

    Woman found shot to death in car on West Side
    A woman was found shot to death in a car in the West Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side Thursday morning, according to Chicago police. The woman, 36, was discovered shortly after 7 a.m. in the 4300 block of West Madison Street, police said.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Apr 13

Tamar Manasseh talks building community, combating violence

...grips Chicago,” so she set up lawn chairs and a barbeque on the corner of 75th Street and Stewart Avenue — the same corner where Barnes was killed. From that street corner, Manasseh founded Mothers/Men...

    Tamar Manasseh talks building community, combating violence
    Following the shooting death of Lucille Barnes in 2015, Tamar Manasseh knew she could no longer be complacent. She said she knew she had to do do something to "fix the scourge of gun violence that grips Chicago," so she set up lawn chairs and a barbeque on the corner of 75th Street and Stewart...
    https://dailynorthwestern.com

Apr 12

Here are today's cheapest apartment listings in Chicago

1370 W 79th St.

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7415 S Colfax Ave. | Photos: Zumper

540 W Surf St.

3045 W 63rd St.

8213 S Cottage Grove Ave.

    Here are today's cheapest apartment listings in Chicago
    According to rental site Zumper, median rents for a 1-bedroom in Chicago are hovering around $1,500. But how does the low-end pricing on a Chicago rental look these days--and what might you get for your money? We took a look at local listings for studios and 1-bedroom apartments to find out what price-conscious apartment seekers can expect to find.
    http://abc7chicago.com

Apr 11

Black hockey players excel on ice despite history of racism, lack of rinks in Chicago

He also played at an indoor rink at 79th and Loomis started by Michael J.R. Kirby, a Canadian national champion figure skater. That rink closed in the mid-70s, however, before I was born.

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Evan F. Moore, at a 2016 tournament at Johnny's IceHouse, 2550 W. Madison

...Cragin, and this year at the new Blackhawks practice facility, the MB Ice Arena, at Jackson and Wood on the near west side. The players come from underperforming schools near the rinks, Erickson...

    Black hockey players excel on ice despite history of racism, lack of rinks in Chicago
    I was getting a haircut at Madison Street Barbers recently when I mentioned that I play hockey just down the street at Johnny's IceHouse, one of the city's few indoor rinks and the only sheet of ice in a 16-square-mile area encompassing the city's west side and many other neighborhoods.
    https://www.chicagoreader.com

Apr 10

Crime News Update

...an angry passenger threw coins in her face during an altercation on a bus at 7833 S. Western at 9:12 p.m. Sunday, April 8. The victim told police that the passenger...

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...hijacking, armed kidnapping and armed robbery. Jakeith Anderson was arrested at his home in the 3700 block of West 82nd Street at about 3:45 p.m. Wednesday, April 4. Police said that on Monday, March...

...and others approached a 24 year-old man who was in a vehicle in the 2900 block of South Canal and forced him into the rear of the vehicle at gunpoint. Anderson and the others...

...neighborhood? If you live in Beat 812 (see map), come to the Clearing Branch Library, 6423 West 63rd Place, at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 11 and attend your monthly CAPS meeting. Hear...

...they identified him as an offender involved in three armed robberies that occurred on the 1600 block of North Clybourn on March 30, between 12:45 and 1 a.m. Police added that during two...

...man was shot in the shoulder as he sat in a vehicle parked in the 3000 block of West 52nd Street at 5:27 a.m. Sunday, April 8. According to police, the victim was the...

...shot in the lower right leg as he walked down the street in front of 5600 S. Campbell at 11:06 p.m. Sunday, April 8. The victim told police he had just...

...April 8. The victim told police he had just been dropped off by acquaintances near 56th and Artesian when he saw a beige SUV make a U-turn and head towards him. As...

...arm as he took out the trash in the alley behind his home in the 3900 block of West 85th Street at 6:54 p.m. Thursday, April 5. The victim told police that the offender...

...old Chicago Lawn man—at 5:15 p.m. Saturday, April 7 in front of 6100 S. Francisco. The victim told police that her boyfriend—described by police as a documented gang member...

as well as criminal damage to property, in an incident that reportedly occurred in the 5100 block of South Melvina at 3:45 p.m. Sunday, April 1. Angel Reyna, of the 3100 block of...

...was charged with criminal trespass to land last October after he was arrested in the 5100 block of South Meade...

firearm outside his home in the 3500 block of West 65th Place. Ricardo Gonzalez was apprehended after police responded to a ShotSpotter report of five rounds fired...

...on 65th Place and another for obstruction of a roadway by a non-motorist near 55th and Menard...

...boy were shot with paintballs as they walked together down a sidewalk in front of 4232 W. 79th St. at 4:18 p.m. Sunday, April 8. The victims told police that the shooter...

Burglars kicked in the service door of a garage in the 5800 block of South Neenah and stole about $5,000 worth of construction tools. The crime was reported by the...

A burglar forced open the service door of a garage in the 5100 block of South Keating and rummaged through an SUV parked inside. The crime occurred at 2:28 a.m...

A 31-year-old West Lawn man told police that his home in the 6100 block of South Kolin was burglarized some time after 10 a.m. Thursday April 5. He said when he...

    Crime News Update
    Editor's note: The crime news reported by the Southwest Chicago Post---taken directly from Chicago Police Department incident reports---is not by any means an exhaustive catalogue of all crime reported in the Chicago Lawn (8th) District.
    http://www.swchicagopost.com

Apr 09

Lost Dogs Illinois added a new photo.

Lost! #Chicago #IL #AuburnGresham #BeverlyView (77th & Honore) Bluto - Male Bull Terrier. Blue. Call 773-744-4159. Friendly. Cook County. 60620. Missing 04/08/2018. To see Bluto’s location on the Helping Lost Pets Map: http://www.helpinglostpets.com/v2/?pID=2274151 More Info, Photos and to Contact: http://www.helpinglostpets.com/petdetail/?id=2274151


Apr 09

On behalf of Alderman Howard B. Brookins Jr. ...

On behalf of Alderman Howard B. Brookins Jr. our 21st Ward Superintendent Mr. Curtis McDaniels and Swap cleaned the 8400 block of Parnell today. Sending out a warm thank you for helping to make the 21st Ward look great! Team work 👍🏽 #21stWard #AldermanHowardBBrooknsJr #MakingStrongerSaferCommunites


Apr 06

Man already jailed on slew of charges now accused of 2 Evanston armed robberies

Evanston police charged Preston G. Gresham, 57, of the 7700 block of South Emerald Avenue in Chicago, with felony attempted armed robbery, according to a police department news release Wednesday...

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...is accused of trying to rob the Close Knit yarn and crafts store in the 1600 block of Orrington Avenue on Jan. 22...

...m. on Jan. 22, police were dispatched to Close Knit yarn and crafts store, at 1630 Orrington Ave., on a report of an armed robbery. An employee told police that a man entered...

    Man already jailed on slew of charges now accused of 2 Evanston armed robberies
    A Chicago man who was already being held in Cook County Jail on a slew of charges - including armed robbery - picked up new ones Wednesday in Evanston, after police there allege that he robbed a thrift store and tried to steal from another business. Evanston police charged Preston G.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Apr 06

Taxes for Barbers and Beauticians

Taxes for Barbers and Beauticians

    Taxes for Barbers and Beauticians - Auburn Gresham Portal
    Whether you are a shop owner or a booth renter (independent contractor), you need to know your federal tax responsibilities...
    http://www.auburngreshamportal.org

Apr 06

Man critically injured in West Town among 3 stabbed in Chicago

Around noon, two men in their 20s stabbed a 55-year-old man in the abdomen during a robbery in the 7800 block of South Ashland Avenue in the Gresham neighborhood on the South Side, police said.

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Crime scene tape ropes off the scene where a man was critically injured after he was stabbed and beaten in the 2000 block of West Ferdinand Street on April 5, 2018.

Someone used a knife to stab a 54-year-old woman in the cheek about 8:10 p.m. in the 300 block of North Central Avenue in the West Side’s South Austin neighborhood, police said. She was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where her condition had stabilized.

    Man critically injured in West Town among 3 stabbed in Chicago
    A man was critically injured when he was beaten and stabbed late Thursday in the West Town neighborhood, Chicago police said. The 25-year-old man was in the 2000 block of West Ferdinand Street on the West Side around 10:30 p.m. when a group of males approached him and stabbed and beat him, police said.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Apr 05

Chicago man charged with stealing unlocked car from Hinsdale house

Yarmel Williams, of the 7500 block of South Morgan, is accused of stealing one of the vehicles, authorities said Thursday. He has been charged with one count of unlawful possession of a stolen motor vehicle.

    Chicago man charged with stealing unlocked car from Hinsdale house
    A 26-year-old Chicago man faces a felony charge in connection with the February theft of two cars from the driveway and garage of a Hinsdale house. Yarmel Williams, of the 7500 block of South Morgan, is accused of stealing one of the vehicles, authorities said Thursday.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

Apr 05

Police: Man, 55, stabbed and robbed in Gresham

It happened about noon in the 7800 block of South Ashland Avenue in the city’s Gresham neighborhood.

    Police: Man, 55, stabbed and robbed in Gresham
    A 55-year-old man was stabbed during a robbery Thursday on the South Side, according to Chicago police. It happened about noon in the 7800 block of South Ashland Avenue in the city's Gresham neighborhood. Two men in their 20s, stabbed a 55-year-old man in the abdomen during a robbery, police said.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Apr 04

PARENT ENRICHMENT SERIES FOR ACADEMIC SUCCESS STARTS 4/11 at SCOTT JOPLIN, SIGN UP NOW!

PARENT ENRICHMENT SERIES FOR ACADEMIC SUCCESS STARTS 4/11 at SCOTT JOPLIN, SIGN UP NOW!

    PARENT ENRICHMENT SERIES FOR ACADEMIC SUCCESS STARTS 4/11 at SCOTT JOPLIN, SIGN UP NOW! - Auburn Gresham Portal
    Parent Enrichment programming which will be held beginning NEXT WEDNESDAY ( 4/11/18 ) at the PARENT UNIVERSITY of AG Room 217 at Scott Joplin. Click link to download the flyer !
    http://www.auburngreshamportal.org

Apr 02

First Ever Mesothelioma Race for Justice in Illinois

First Ever Mesothelioma Race for Justice in Illinois

    First Ever Mesothelioma Race for Justice in Illinois - Auburn Gresham Portal
    Chicago, IL (April 2, 2018) - Vogelzang Law, a Chicago-based personal injury law firm dedicated to representing victims of mesothelioma throughout the US, will host its first Annual Mesothelioma Race
    http://www.auburngreshamportal.org

Apr 01

Updated Apr 02

Two shot early Sunday in South Side shootings

About 5 a.m. a man, 25, was found in the 8700 block of South Morgan Street in Gresham with several gunshot wounds.The man had been shot in the leg and stomach, police said.

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Around 6 a.m. a 31-year-old man was shot while sitting in a vehicle in the 4900 block of South Kimbark Avenue in the Kenwood neighborhood. The man was shot several times and later crashed the vehicle in the 5600 block of South Lake Park Avenue in Hyde Park, officials said.

Around 6 a.m. a 31-year-old man was shot while sitting in a vehicle in the 4900 block of South Kimbark Avenue in the Kenwood neighborhood. The man was shot several times and later crashed the vehicle in the 5600 block of South Lake Park Avenue in Hyde Park, officials said.

    Two shot early Sunday in South Side shootings
    Two people were shot early Sunday morning, police said.
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Apr 01

Two shot early Sunday in South Side shootings

About 5 a.m. a man, 25, was found in the 8700 block of South Morgan Street in Gresham with several gunshot wounds.The man had been shot in the leg and stomach, police said.

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Around 6 a.m. a 31-year-old man was shot while sitting in a vehicle in the 4900 block of South Kimbark Avenue in the Kenwood neighborhood. The man was shot several times and later crashed the vehicle in the 5600 block of South Lake Park Avenue in Hyde Park, officials said.

Around 6 a.m. a 31-year-old man was shot while sitting in a vehicle in the 4900 block of South Kimbark Avenue in the Kenwood neighborhood. The man was shot several times and later crashed the vehicle in the 5600 block of South Lake Park Avenue in Hyde Park, officials said.

    Two shot early Sunday in South Side shootings
    Two people were shot early Sunday morning, police said.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Mar 30

2 dead, 1 wounded in seven minutes during West, South side shootings

Shortly after 4 p.m., the victim was walking when he heard shots and felt pain in the 900 block of West 76th Street in the Gresham neighborhood. He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn where his condition had stabilized, police said.

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The double homicide happened about 4:10 p.m. in the 4000 block of West Van Buren Street in the city’s West Garfield Park neighborhood, officials said.

Thursday evening after the attack, the 4-door, light-colored Jaguar was parked the southeast corner of Van Buren and Pulaski just behind a stop sign near the Eisenhower Expressway.

About 8 p.m. a 24-year-old man was shot in the 1600 block of South Millard Avenue.

    Police investigate double homicide in West Garfield Park
    Two men in their 20s were shot dead Thursday afternoon on the West Side, Chicago police said. Paramedics were called to the 4000 block of West Van Buren Street in the city's West Garfield Park neighborhood about 4:10 p.m. and found two victims, according to Chicago Fire Dept.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Mar 29

#STEM Is in the Air This Spring Break!

#STEM Is in the Air This Spring Break!

    #STEM Is in the Air This Spring Break! - Auburn Gresham Portal
    GAGDC STEM Day with GCM Grosvenor and Chicago Cares hosted at Leo Catholic High School a huge success!
    http://www.auburngreshamportal.org

Mar 29

Men injured after exchanging gunfire during robbery among 7 shot in Chicago

Also on the South Side, a 25-year-old woman was traveling in the 1300 block of West 81st Street in the Gresham neighborhood when someone in another car fired into hers, striking her several times, police said.

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Around 8:10 p.m., a 27-year-old man tried to rob a 57-year-old man in the 4400 block of West Maypole Avenue in the West Garfield Park neighborhood, according to police.

In the city’s most recent attack, a 21-year-old man was shot in the head and upper back around 8:30 p.m. in the 4300 block of West 63rd Street in the Southwest Side’s West Lawn neighborhood, police said.

Earlier, a 31-year-old man was shot in the 1300 block of North Massasoit Avenue in the North Austin neighborhood on the West Side about 12:20 p.m., police said in a media notification. The man went in his own car to West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park, where he was in good condition.

About 10:50 a.m., a 37-year-old man was shot in the 2800 block of East 76th Street in the city’s South Shore neighborhood on the South Side.

Earlier, a 26-year-old man was shot in the right arm and shoulder as he exited a building in the Far North Side’s Rogers Park neighborhood around 8:15 a.m. in the 1300 block of West Estes Avenue, police said. The man was taken in good condition to St. Francis Hospital in Evanston.

    Person shot in the leg in Rogers Park
    A person was shot in the leg in Rogers Park on the North Side Wednesday morning, according to Chicago police.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Mar 28

ComEd's Construct Program Creates Greater Opportunities through New Project Management Track

ComEd's Construct Program Creates Greater Opportunities through New Project Management Track

    ComEd's Construct Program Creates Greater Opportunities through New Project Management Track - Auburn Gresham Portal
    ComEd's Construct Program Creates Greater Opportunities through New Project Management Track.
    http://www.auburngreshamportal.org

Mar 27

94 Million in Property Tax Refunds Available on New Website Cook County Treasurer's Office

94 Million in Property Tax Refunds Available on New Website Cook County Treasurer's Office

    94 Million in Property Tax Refunds Available on New Website Cook County Treasurer's Office - Auburn Gresham Portal
    Cook County property owners can recover $94.1 million in tax overpayments by going to cookcountytreasurer.com , Treasurer Maria Pappas said.
    http://www.auburngreshamportal.org

Mar 27

"Loving Our Natural Hair" Curl Clinic

"Loving Our Natural Hair" Curl Clinic

    "Loving Our Natural Hair" Curl Clinic - Auburn Gresham Portal
    On Saturday April 14th, natural hair enthusiasts, experts and stylists converge on the south side for the "Loving Our Natural Hair" Curl Clinic, a natural hair and bodycare seminar. It will take
    http://www.auburngreshamportal.org

Mar 27

Women Influence Chicago and Vibes Partner to Produce Lumity One-Day Challenge

Women Influence Chicago and Vibes Partner to Produce Lumity One-Day Challenge

    Women Influence Chicago and Vibes Partner to Produce Lumity One-Day Challenge - Auburn Gresham Portal
    The Lumity One Day Challenge inventive program is meant to immerse underserved teens and young adults in life-changing experiences to prepare them for life-long STEM careers.
    http://www.auburngreshamportal.org

Mar 27

3 young teens among 6 wounded in South Side shootings Monday

...m., police said. She told police she was getting of a CTA bus in the 1100 block of West 79th Street when she heard gunshots and started running home, police said. She realized she was shot...

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...an 18-year-old man was shot and critically wounded in an attack in the 2500 block of East 79th Street that also left two boys, ages 15 and 16, wounded, according to a police media...

In the Englewood neighborhood, two men were wounded in a shooting in the 6100 block of South Sangamon Avenue about 6:55 p.m., police said. A 71-year-old man was shot in...

The shooting occurred in the 3400 block of West Fullerton Avenue, police said. The man, 37, was taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center in good condition.

    3 young teens among 6 wounded in South Side shootings Monday
    Six people, including two teenage boys and a teenage girl, have been wounded in shootings on the South Side since late Monday afternoon, according to police. The six were among at least seven people wounded in Chicago shootings since late Monday morning.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Mar 22

St. Rita to get fitness center after receiving $2.5M gift

In recognition of his gift, the all-boys Catholic high school at 7740 S. Western Ave. will officially be now located on the Bernard J. DelGiorno Campus. The school's name, however, will remain St. Rita.

    St. Rita to get fitness center after receiving $2.5M gift
    St. Rita High School plans to break ground on a new fitness center Friday, thanks to a $2.5 million gift. The pledged donation came from Bernard DelGiorno, first vice president of investments for UBS Financial Services. In the past, DelGiorno has made big donations to the University of Chicago .
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Mar 22

Felon charged in armed-robberies in downtown area

Preston G. Gresham, 57, of the 7700 block of South Emerald Avenue, was charged with three counts of robbery with a firearm.

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Gresham was arrested Tuesday in the first block of West Van Buren Street shortly before 7 p.m. after he was identified as the person who robbed a business in the 400 block of South Financial Place shortly after 6:30 p.m. earlier that day, police said.

Detectives later determined Gresham also had robbed victims in the 300 block of North Michigan Avenue shortly after 11 p.m. March 5, and shortly before midnight March 7 in the same area, police said.

    Felon charged in armed-robberies in downtown area
    A convicted felon has been charged in connection with several armed robberies in the downtown area, Chicago police said. Preston G. Gresham, 57, of the 7700 block of South Emerald Avenue, was charged with three counts of robbery with a firearm. Gresham was arrested Tuesday in the first block of West Van Buren Street shortly before 7 p.m.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Mar 22

22 Displaced for Hours by Fire on Chicago's South Side

Authorities said the blaze began around 3 a.m. in the 1600 block of West 87th Street.

    22 Displaced for Hours by Fire on Chicago's South Side
    Nearly two dozen people were displaced by a two-alarm fire in the Gresham neighborhood on Chicago's South Side early Thursday, officials said.
    https://www.nbcchicago.com

Mar 22

20 people, 2 bunnies and a dog displaced in South Side fire

Deka McMiller holds her 2-month-old bunny Nyla after she evacuated her apartment after a fire in the 1600 block of West 87th Street on March 22, 2018.

    20 people, 2 bunnies and a dog displaced in South Side fire
    Deka McMiller nestled her 2-month-old bunny Nyla against her chest, protecting her from the cold in a fluffy purple towel. McMiller's boyfriend, Morgan McDougle, stood next to her with their other bunny, Nigel, in a cage, barely visible under a black towel.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Mar 22

20 people, 2 bunnies and dog displaced in fire on Far South Side

The fire broke out at a building on 87th near Ashland around 3:30 a.m. Thursday.

    20 people, 2 bunnies and dog displaced in fire on Far South Side
    CHICAGO -- An apartment fire displaced more than 20 residents -- and three pets -- on Chicago's Far South Side. The fire broke out at a building on 87th near Ashland around 3:30 a.m. Thursday. Firefighters arrived within minutes, but they say all of the residents were already out because smoke detectors alerted everyone to the fire.
    http://wgntv.com

Mar 22

2 killed, 5 wounded in city shootings: 'It's like normal ... I'm immune to it'

A 15-year-old boy was shot around 4 p.m. in the 8000 block of South Halsted Street in the city’s Gresham neighborhood on the South Side, police said. He was taken...

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The man was trying to close the vehicle’s door in the 1100 block of South Independence Boulevard in the West Side’s Lawndale neighborhood when a blue sedan pulled up and the shooter got out and fired.

Shooting in the 500 block of North Kedzie

Around 7:30 p.m., a 26-year-old man was shot in the 700 block of North Avers Avenue in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side, according to police. The man suffered a gunshot wound to the arm and was taken to Norwegian American Hospital, where his condition was stabilized.

...37-year-old man was shot during a robbery about 6 p.m. in the 7300 block of South Drexel Avenue in the Grand Crossing neighborhood on the South Side, police said. The man was walking...

An 18-year-old man was shot about 4:20 p.m. in the 100 block of South Leavitt Street in the Near West Side neighborhood on the West Side, police said. The man, shot in the right leg, was taken to Stroger Hospital, where his condition had stabilized.

...25 p.m., an 18-year-old man was shot in the buttocks in the 7900 block of South Ellis Avenue in the East Chatham neighborhood on the South Side. He was walking when an attacker...

    Gresham shooting wounds teen
    A teenage boy was taken to a hospital in good condition after being shot Wednesday afternoon on the South Side, the Chicago Fire department said. Paramedics were called to the 8000 block of South Halsted Street in the city's Gresham neighborhood about 4 p.m., spokesman Larry Merritt said.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Mar 22

1 killed, 5 wounded in shootings on West, South sides

Police and paramedics were called to the 8000 block of South Halsted Street in the city’s Gresham neighborhood shortly before 4 p.m., officials said.

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The 35-year-old man was shot in the head and killed in the 500 block of North Kedzie Avenue in the East Garfield Park neighborhood about 7:30 p.m., police said in a media notification. The man was shot in a backyard as he worked on a vehicle, according to police and witnesses. No one was in custody.

Also about 7:30 p.m., about a mile west of the killing, a 26-year-old man was shot in the 700 block of North Avers Avenue, according to police. The man suffered a gunshot wound to the arm and was taken to Norwegian American Hospital, where his condition was stabilized.

Earlier, a 37-year-old man was shot during a robbery about 6 p.m. in the 7300 block of South Drexel Avenue in the Grand Crossing neighborhood, police said.

An 18-year-old man was shot about 4:20 p.m. in the 100 block of South Leavitt Street in the Near West Side neighborhood, police said.

An earlier shooting about 3:25 p.m. in the 7900 block of South Ellis Avenue in East Chatham wounded an 18-year-old man, police said.

    Gresham shooting wounds teen
    A teenage boy was taken to a hospital in good condition after being shot Wednesday afternoon on the South Side, the Chicago Fire department said. Paramedics were called to the 8000 block of South Halsted Street in the city's Gresham neighborhood about 4 p.m., spokesman Larry Merritt said.
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Mar 21

Gresham shooting wounds teen

Paramedics were called to the 8000 block of South Halsted Street in the city’s Gresham neighborhood about 4 p.m., spokesman Larry Merritt said.

    Gresham shooting wounds teen
    A teenage boy was taken to a hospital in good condition after being shot Wednesday afternoon on the South Side, the Chicago Fire department said. Paramedics were called to the 8000 block of South Halsted Street in the city's Gresham neighborhood about 4 p.m., spokesman Larry Merritt said.
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Mar 20

Gun used in boy’s 2015 slaying trafficked to Chicago by brother of alleged killer, feds say

...basketball for a time, authorities alleged. He then lured him into the alley in the 8000 block of South Damen Avenue, telling the boy he would take him to the store and buy him anything he...

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One of the guns bought by Morgan was used in the Jan. 8, 2016, slaying of Pablo Ulloa, 25, following an incident at an apartment building in the 1900 block of West Belle Plaine Avenue, a few blocks from Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s Ravenswood neighborhood home.

    Gun used in boy's 2015 slaying trafficked to Chicago by brother of alleged killer, feds say
    The gun used to kill 9-year-old Tyshawn Lee in a gang-related ambush in 2015 was shipped to Chicago as part of a weapons trafficking scheme run by a brother of one of the alleged killers, federal prosecutors revealed in court Monday.
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