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10 ways to go green on Earth Day

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    10 ways to go green on Earth Day
    Looking to get your hands dirty for the sake of Mother Earth? Check out 10 events surrounding Earth Day on April 22, including park cleanups around the city, movie screenings and even an environmentally-friendly cocktail workshop.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

6 hours ago

Man killed North Austin resident for being on his marijuana-selling turf, prosecutors say

Thomas, of the 3500 block of West Lexington Street, was arrested about 4 p.m. Friday in the 1400 block of North Latrobe Avenue...

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Deandre Thomas, 25, is being held without bail in the killing of Demarkiss Scott just before midnight July 15, 2015, in the 1300 block of North Lockwood Avenue, where Scott lived, according to prosecutors and court records.

Thomas was with two other people in the 1200 block of North Lockwood Avenue, selling marijuana, when the two got into a confrontation with Scott about his being in their territory, said Tandra Simonton, a spokeswoman for the Cook County state’s attorney’s office.

...3500 block of West Lexington Street, was arrested about 4 p.m. Friday in the 1400 block of North Latrobe Avenue — where he was arrested a year ago on another charge — on the murder charge, according...

    Man killed North Austin resident for being on his marijuana-selling turf, prosecutors say
    A man arrested several times in recent years on drug-related charges on a North Austin block now faces murder charges in the 2015 killing of a man who lived a block north, authorities said Monday.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

19 hours ago

At least 8 wounded in Chicago shootings since mid-afternoon Sunday

...man was in good condition after being shot just after 7 p.m. in the 4000 block of West 21st Street in the Lawndale neighborhood, police said in a media notification. The 32-year-old was...

...both 19, were wounded in a shooting just after 3:15 p.m. in the 3600 block of West Polk Street in the Homan Square neighborhood, police said in a media notification. One man suffered a...

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In the West Humboldt Park neighborhood, a 37-year-old man was shot in the head while driving in the 1300 block of North Kildare Avenue about 7:55 p.m., police said in a media notification. The man was in critical condition at Stroger Hospital

Earlier, a man and a teenage boy were wounded in a shooting in the 5400 block of West Gladys Avenue in the Austin neighborhood just before 6:55 p.m., police said in a media notification.

Just before 5:25 p.m., a man was shot in the 6800 block of South Wood Street in the West Englewood neighborhood, police said. The man, 41, suffered a gunshot wound to...

    At least 8 wounded in Chicago shootings since mid-afternoon Sunday
    At least eight people have been wounded in shootings on the West and South sides since mid-afternoon Sunday, Chicago police said. In the West Humboldt Park neighborhood, a 37-year-old man was shot in the head while driving in the 1300 block of North Kildare Avenue about 7:55 p.m., police said in a media notification.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

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23 hours ago

4 Dead, at Least 21 Wounded in Weekend Shootings

A 23-year-old man is in critical condition after he was shot in the left leg in the 3500 block of West Polk just after 7:30 p.m. The victim refuses to give police any information on the incident.

In the 3400 block of West Flournoy at approximately 9:58 p.m., a 23-year-old man was standing on a sidewalk when he was shot multiple times. He was taken to Rush Hospital in critical condition, according to police.

A pair of men were shot in the 3600 block of West Polk at approximately 3:17 p.m. Sunday afternoon. A 19-year-old was shot in the ear and was taken to Mount Sinai in good condition, and another 19-year-old was shot in the buttocks and was taken to the hospital in good condition.

Two men were shot while standing in the street in the 4000 block of West 21st Street, police said. A person in a gray colored SUV fired shots at the victims, striking...

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The weekend’s first fatal shooting occurred in the 6600 block of South Evans in a parking lot outside of a club. Three men were shot, including a man in his 20’s or 30’s who was shot in the body when a man walked up to the group he was standing in and opened fire.

Another fatal shooting took place Saturday afternoon in the 200 block of South Lotus in what police believe was a robbery attempt gone bad. A 30-year-old woman sitting inside of a vehicle was shot in the torso and was pronounced dead at the scene, according to police.

On Saturday night, another person was killed in the 9400 block of South Wabash, police said. A 22-year-old man was standing near the front entrance of an apartment building when he was shot in the chest. He was later pronounced dead at the scene.

In the city’s most recent fatal shooting early Sunday morning, a 26-year-old man was found lying face-down in the 3300 block of West Hollywood. The man had gunshot wounds to his head and chest, and was pronounced dead at the scene, according to police.

A 25-year-old man was shot in the 1100 block of South Ashland at approximately 5:37 p.m., police said. The man is in stable condition at Stroger, according to police.

On Friday evening in the 5200 block of South Winchester, a 16-year-old boy was sitting on a porch when a person in a dark colored sedan fired shots. The boy was struck in his left knee, and was taken to Stroger Hospital in stable condition.

In the 2300 block of East 70th Place at approximately 2:40 p.m., a 17-year-old boy was shot by a person on the sidewalk. He was shot in the leg and was taken to Northwestern Hospital in stable condition.

A 27-year-old woman was shot in her right leg while standing in the backyard of a residence in the 600 block of North Hamlin at approximately 4:56 p.m. The woman was shot by a person in a red sedan, and was taken to Stroger Hospital in good condition.

A person in a dark sedan shot a 28-year-old man in the arm at approximately 10:10 p.m. in the 600 block of North Homan. The man, who was riding in another vehicle, was taken to Stroger Hospital in stable condition.

A 32-year-old man is in critical condition at Stroger after he was shot in the chest and back in the 5000 block of West Augusta at approximately 10:19 p.m. The man was walking on a sidewalk when shots rang out, police said.

In the 6800 block of South Wood, a 41-year-old man was shot in the left leg while standing in an alley at approximately 5:23 p.m. The man was taken to Stroger Hospital in stable condition, police said.

In the 5400 block of West Gladys at approximately 6:53 p.m., two people were shot as they walked down a...

Just before 8 p.m., a 37-year-old man was driving in the 1300 block of North Kildare when he was shot in the head, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital in critical condition. His 22-year-old passenger was not injured.

    4 Dead, at Least 21 Wounded in Weekend Shootings
    Shootings this weekend in the city of Chicago have claimed the lives of four people and left at least 21 more wounded. The weekend's first fatal shooting occurred in the 6600 block of South Evans in a parking lot outside of a club.
    https://www.nbcchicago.com

30 hours ago

2 men wounded in West Side shooting

The men, both age 19, were wounded in a shooting just after 3:15 p.m. in the 3600 block of West Polk Street, police said in a media notification.

    2 men wounded in West Side shooting
    Two men were shot Sunday afternoon in the Homan Square neighborhood on the West Side, Chicago police said. The men, both age 19, were wounded in a shooting just after 3:15 p.m. in the 3600 block of West Polk Street, police said in a media notification.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

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