33 hours ago

1 Dead, at Least 12 Wounded in Sunday Shootings

At approximately 4 a.m., a 24-year-old man was leaving a residence in the 5500 block of South Wabash when he was shot in the back, police said. He later walked into Ingalls Memorial Hospital in Harvey, where his condition is unknown.

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According to police, the boy was standing in the 1800 block of South Komensky just after noon when another person walked up to him and opened fire, striking him in the face.

At least 12 other people have been wounded in shootings across the city Sunday. Just after 2 a.m., a 40-year-old man was found face-down with multiple gunshot wounds to his head, arms, and leg in the 6300 block of South King Drive, according to police.

Elsewhere in the city, a pair of men are in serious condition at Stroger Hospital after they were shot while riding in a vehicle in the 900 block of North Lorel at approximately 12:07 a.m., police said.

Less than an hour later, three men were standing near a residence in the 1500 block of South Kenneth when they were shot by a man wearing a black hoodie, according to police.

A 29-year-old man was driving a vehicle in the 5600 block of South Racine at approximately 12:51 a.m. when he was shot by a person in a...

A 25-year-old man was shot in the right shoulder while inside a business in the 3900 block of West Roosevelt, according to police. The man was taken to Mount Sinai in good condition, and refused to cooperate with police, or to identify the shooter.

In the 3800 block of South Princeton at approximately 3:26 a.m., a 25-year-old woman was walking toward a house when she was shot in the arm. She was taken to Mercy Hospital in stable condition.

At approximately 3:27 a.m. in the 4800 block of West Fulton, a 30-year-old man was shot while walking in the middle of the street...

In the 5700 block of South Morgan at approximately 5:31 a.m., a 36-year-old man was shot in the...

    1 Dead, at Least 12 Wounded in Sunday Shootings
    A 16-year-old boy is dead after he was shot in the face in the city's Lawndale neighborhood on Sunday afternoon. According to police, the boy was standing in the 1800 block of South Komensky just after noon when another person walked up to him and opened fire, striking him in the face.
    https://www.nbcchicago.com

35 hours ago

Car crashes into Hammond shop

A woman who ran her car into a resale shop in the 5900 block of Calumet Avenue early Saturday morning walked away from the accident with only minor injuries.

    Car crashes into Hammond shop
    A woman escaped with minor injuries early Saturday when her car careened into a resale shop. The woman, whose age Smith said was unclear, ran into the front of the unidentified resale shop, damaging it badly, at around 5:07 a.m. in the 5900 block of Calumet Avenue, Hammond Police Chief Jeff Smith said.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

2 days ago

Woman Rescued After Car Crashes Into NW Indiana Business

The unidentified woman crashed into a resale shop in the 5900 block of Calumet Avenue in Hammond, according to the Times of Northwest Indiana. Firefighters had to work quickly to pull her out of the vehicle after bricks began to fall onto the car’s sun roof.

    Woman Rescued After Car Crashes Into NW Indiana Business
    Firefighters in northwest Indiana had to work quickly to rescue a woman after she crashed her car into a building, causing it to nearly collapse. The unidentified woman crashed into a resale shop in the 5900 block of Calumet Avenue in Hammond, according to the Times of Northwest Indiana.
    https://www.nbcchicago.com

3 days ago

Updated 2 days ago

Three killed in Thursday, Friday morning shootings

...old woman was shot in the eye about 9:58 p.m. Thursday in the 5100 block of South Wabash Avenue in Washington Park after an altercation escalated into a male taking out a handgun and...

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...apartment building where a man was fatally shot about 2 a.m. Friday in the 3500 block of South Rhodes Avenue in the Ida B. Wells/Darrow Homes neighborhood within Bronzeville. Police said the man was...

A 25-year-old man, identified as Tyree L. Davis, of the 1900 block of South Trumbull Avenue, was shot and killed Thursday night in Lawndale near the northeast corner of Franklin Park...

...man just before 9 p.m. while he was sitting in a vehicle in the 1400 block of South Tripp Avenue, police said. Davis was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at...

The man, identified as Terrance Cox, 28, of the 3600 block of West Madison Street, was shot in the back and abdomen a little after 5:30 p.m. in...

...shot in the back and abdomen a little after 5:30 p.m. in the 1100 block of North Mason Avenue and taken by ambulance to Stroger Hospital in critical condition, police said. Police did not...

...sedan drove up alongside the man shortly before 7:30 p.m. Thursday on the 4800 block of West Washington Boulevard and someone inside started shooting, hitting the man in the chest, police said. No one...

A man was shot about 4:12 p.m. in the 4300 block of West 30th Street in Little Village. The man was in a garage when the shooter aproached, asked him...

An 18-year-old man was grazed in the hand shortly before 8:25 p.m. while standing in the 3400 block of West Carroll Avenue in East Garfield Park and taken to Norweigian Hospital, where he’s in good condition, police said.

...man was grazed in the head about 6:05 p.m. while walking in the 900 block of North Hamlin Avenue in Humboldt Park, police said. He was standing near a group of males when shots...

A 53-year-old man was shot in his right side about 9:40 p.m. Thursday while he was outside drinking in an alley in the 11500 block of South Ashland Avenue in Morgan Park, police said. He was transferred to Advocate Christ Medical Center and was considered stable.

...year-old man was shot in the leg about 11:15 p.m. in the 5600 block of North Rockwell Street in the Arcadia Terrace neighborhood. Police said the teen was standing outside in an alley...

...his legs while sitting inside a vehicle about 1:25 a.m. Friday in the 4500 block of West 66th Place in West Lawn. An unknown shooter fired into the vehicle, and the man sustained two...

    Three killed in Thursday, Friday morning shootings
    Three men were killed and eight people injured in shootings Thursday afternoon through early Friday morning in Chicago. White evidence markers scattered in the wind outside a high-rise apartment building where a man was fatally shot about 2 a.m. Friday in the 3500 block of South Rhodes Avenue in the Ida B.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

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May 10

Police warning of at least 5 cars stolen from Washington Park area

...took place between 6:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. April 16 in the 5800 block of South Prairie Avenue; at 1 p.m. April 16 on the 400 block of East 60th Street; at...

...400 block of East 60th Street; at 7:20 a.m. April 26 in the 5800 block of South Indiana Avenue; between 7 p.m. April 28 and 3:59 p.m. April 29 on the...

...between 7 p.m. April 28 and 3:59 p.m. April 29 on the 5900 block of South Indiana Avenue; and at 5 p.m. May 8 in the 5800 block of South Michigan Avenue...

...5900 block of South Indiana Avenue; and at 5 p.m. May 8 in the 5800 block of South Michigan Avenue...

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...the 5800 block of South Prairie Avenue; at 1 p.m. April 16 on the 400 block of East 60th Street; at 7:20 a.m. April 26 in the 5800 block of South Indiana Avenue...

    Police warning of at least 5 cars stolen from Washington Park area
    At least five vehicles have been reported stolen from an area of the South Side in recent weeks, prompting Chicago police to issue a community alert. Since April 16, at least five people have parked a car in the Washington Park area and later noticed it missing, police said.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

May 03

Thunderstorms hit Chicago area, severe storm watch in effect

In the Bronzeville neighborhood, a four-story apartment building just north of Washington Park, at 51st Street and King Drive, was damaged by high winds, according to a Chicago Fire Department tweet. No one was...

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...weather-related emergencies, including trees that fell on buildings including at a home in near 49th Street and Indiana Avenue, said Marjani Williams, a spokeswoman for Streets and San. Anyone who sees a downed tree...

    Thunderstorms hit Chicago area, severe storm watch in effect
    All of northern Illinois was under a severe thunderstorm watch Wednesday evening, as the Chicago area makes the full transition from below-freezing temperatures on Sunday to late-spring weather. A few severe thunderstorms blew through parts of Cook, DuPage and Will counties late in the afternoon, with 1-inch hail falling at Midway Airport, in Summit and in Bourbonnais, according to the National Weather Service.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Apr 26

Peek inside these local bookstores—then visit in person on Indie Bookstore Day

...your next chess move any day of the week. We’re open 12noon-8pm daily. 307 E Garfield Blvd #BING #RebuildFoundation #chicagosouthside #washingtonpark #introvertsheaven

    Peek inside these local bookstores-then visit in person on Indie Bookstore Day
    Independent Book Store Day is Saturday, so we've scoured the shelves (and Instagram accounts) of book nooks across the city. Here's a few views of cozy places to read, learn, sip, wander into a podcast, or just get lost in other worlds.
    https://www.chicagoreader.com

Apr 26

Teen missing from Washington Park area

Chamonika Miller was reported missing on Tuesday from the 5200 block of South Michigan Avenue on the South Side, police said in a missing persons alert.

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Miller frequents the areas around 57th Street and Aberdeen Avenue and 87th Street and Cottage Grove Avenue, the alert said.

    Teen missing from Washington Park area
    Chamonika Miller was reported missing on Tuesday from the 5200 block of South Michigan Avenue on the South Side, police said in a missing persons alert.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Apr 09

Lunchbreak: Collard Greens

305 E. Garfield Blvd.

    Lunchbreak: Collard Greens
    Lamar Moore Currency Exchange Cafe 305 E. Garfield Blvd. Chicago, IL 60637 Recipe: COLLARDS (1 case) Ingredients: 1 box collard greens 2 onions, julienned 1 ½ cup brown sugar ½ lb butter 2 12 oz bottles of sparkling water 10 whole garlic cloves, chopped ¼ cup smoked paprika
    http://wgntv.com

Apr 05

Your Chicago Curated Weekend: 4/5 – 4/8

Pop-Up Free Bookstore @ Bing Art Books, 307 E Garfield Blvd., Noon – 8:00pm, All Ages

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The tokidoki Shop Grand Opening Celebration @ Rotofugi, 2780 N Lincoln Ave, 6:00pm – 9:00pm, All Ages

Of Montreal / Mega Bog / Vail @ Thalia Hall, 1807 S Allport St., 7:30pm, 17+

Xylouris White @ Constellation, 3111 N Western Ave., 8:30pm, 18+

C2E2: Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo @ McCormick Place South Building, 2301 S Martin Luther King Dr., Friday & Saturday 10:00am – 7:00pm, Sunday 10:00am -5:00pm, All Ages

Familiar Faces II: Characters, Mashups & Bootlegs Opening Reception @ Galerie F, 2415 N Milwaukee Ave, 6:00pm – 10:00pm, 21+

Humboldt Pie @ Slate Arts, 3203 W North Ave., 7:00pm

...Madeleine Russell) will bring diverse, fresh, contemporary, not to mention gut busting comedic voices to Kedzie and North Ave the first Friday of every month! This moneth will feature with Brandon Kieffer, Shannon Noll...

Impossible Colors presents Frontwoman Fest 2018 @ Burlington Bar, 3425 W Fullerton Ave., 2:00pm, 21+

HQ’s Firkin Fest – 5 Year Anniversary! @ Headquarters Beercade, 213 W Institute Pl, Noon – 5:00pm, 21+

Chicago Vegan Test Kitchen: Spring Fling Pop-Up @ Emporium Arcade Bar, 1366 N Milwaukee Ave., Noon – 6:00pm

    Your Chicago Curated Weekend: 4/5 - 4/8 - Third Coast Review
    It's that time of year again when the costumes go on and the pop culture celebs descend upon McCormick Place: C2E2 is back! The nerdy, geeky, and most fun convention you'll be at is this weekend and I so highly recommend it that I'm mentioning it twice!
    https://thirdcoastreview.com

Mar 26

2 women shot dead in Washington Park: 'My heart just dropped. I couldn't think'

An ambulance soon arrived at the 5400 block of South Wabash Avenue, but police were already working the scene as a double-homicide.

Jeanine Dowell, 32, and Juliet Washington, 41, were driving north near Wabash and Garfield Boulevard around 10:30 p.m. when someone in another car opened fire, police said.

    2 women shot dead in Washington Park: 'My heart just dropped. I couldn't think'
    The young woman got as close as she could to the red SUV where two women were found shot to death in the Washington Park neighborhood Wednesday night. She got on her knees and yelled out, "That's my momma!"
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Mar 23

Slowik: State inspector finds no health violations at Chicago Ridge animal shelter

Animal Welfare League was founded in 1935 at 6224 S. Wabash St. in Chicago and continues to operate at that location. The second location in Chicago Ridge opened in 1974.

    Slowik: State inspector finds no health violations at Chicago Ridge animal shelter
    Amid ongoing demonstrations by protesters concerned about the treatment of animals at a Chicago Ridge shelter, state officials found no health or safety violations after five surprise visits to the Animal Welfare League facility.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

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