44 hours ago

Police Searching for Missing South Side Girl

14-year-old Jakya Marshall has been missing since July 10, authorities said in a press release. The girl was last seen in the area of 85th and May, and authorities are seeking clues to her whereabouts.

    Police Searching for Missing South Side Girl
    Police are asking for the public's help in finding a girl missing from the city's South Side since Tuesday. 14-year-old Jakya Marshall has been missing since July 10, authorities said in a press release. The girl was last seen in the area of 85 th and May, and authorities are seeking clues to her whereabouts.
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2 days ago

Lost Dogs Illinois added a new photo.

Is This Your Lost Dog? #AuburnGresham #Chicago #IL (83rd St & Loomis Blvd) Male Rottweiler Mix. Black/Tan. Call 312-874-8185 to identify. This dog is not for adoption - finder will only accept calls/emails from the actual owner. Cook County. 60620. Found 07/07/2018. More Info, Photos and to Contact: http://www.helpinglostpets.com/petdetail/?id=2460730 To see this pet’s location on the HelpingLostPets Map: http://www.helpinglostpets.com/v2/?pid=2460730

    Lost Dogs Illinois
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2 days ago

82-year-old man shot in Chatham: 'It's senseless nonsense and it has to stop'

The shooting happened around 10:40 p.m. in the 8200 block of Wentworth Avenue in West Chatham, about two doors from where Donehue lives. A 31-year-old man was shot in the ankle and a 22-year-old woman was hit in the shoulder.

Donehue is a retired engineer and a great-grandfather, she said. "The man does nothing to anyone. If you ask anybody, go over there on 82nd and Wentworth and they will tell you he loans anything out, he'll give you the shirt off his back.

    82-year-old man shot in Chatham: 'He pretty much raised us all'
    The 82-year-old man was walking a little bit ahead of the younger pair when a gunman opened fire, wounding all three, police said. Witnesses said it looked like the shooter was firing at a 31-year-old man hit in the ankle and 22-year-old woman hit in the shoulder, but also shot the elderly neighbor in his back, injuring him the most severely.
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3 days ago

South Side kitchen fire caused death of 24-year-old man

The department tweeted about the incident at about noon Friday. It said the fire occurred on the 8600 block of South Honore Street in the Gresham neighborhood. The fire generated heavy smoke and carbon monoxide.

    South Side kitchen fire caused death of 24-year-old man
    A kitchen fire has caused the death of a 24-year-old man on the Far South Side, according to the Chicago Fire Department. The department tweeted about the incident at about noon Friday. It said the fire occurred in a one-and-one-half story, brick building in the 8600 block of South Honore Street in the Gresham neighborhood.
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3 days ago

82-year-old man shot, critically injured while walking dog in West Chatham

The shooting happened around 10:40 p.m. Thursday in the 8200 block of Wentworth Avenue in the West Chatham neighborhood.

8201-8272 S. Wentworth Ave.

    82-year-old man shot, critically injured while walking dog in West Chatham
    CHICAGO -- Three people, including an 82-year-old man, were injured during a shooting on the city's South Side. The shooting happened around 10:40 p.m. Thursday in the 8200 block of Wentworth Avenue in the West Chatham neighborhood.
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3 days ago

Innocent 82-year-old man critically injured in West Chatham shooting

...victim in the shooting.He was walking his dog around 10:40 p.m. near West 82nd Street and South Wentworth Avenue in Chicago's West Chatham neighborhood. Police said that's when a gunman wearing all...

    Innocent 82-year-old man shot in West Chatham
    An 82-year-old man was shot late Thursday night while walking his dog on Chicago's South Side. Police said two other people were also wounded in the shooting. Homer Donehue married his high school sweetheart and has five grown children. They were by his side at University of Chicago Medical Center Friday morning, where he is listed in critical condition.
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3 days ago

82-year-old man shot in Chatham: 'He pretty much raised us all'

After the 10:40 p.m. shooting Thursday in the 8200 block of Wentworth Avenue in the South Side’s West Chatham neighborhood, neighbors gathered around the south end of...

    82-year-old man shot in Chatham: 'He pretty much raised us all'
    The 82-year-old man was walking a little bit ahead of the younger pair when a gunman opened fire, wounding all three, police said. Witnesses said it looked like the shooter was firing at a 31-year-old man hit in the ankle and 22-year-old woman hit in the shoulder, but also shot the elderly neighbor in his back, injuring him the most severely.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

3 days ago

82-year-old man among 3 shot in West Chatham

...the South Side.About 10:40 p.m., the three people were outside in the 8200 block of South Wentworth Avenue when someone wearing a ski mask approached them and fired shots, according to Chicago Police...

    82-year-old man among 3 shot in West Chatham
    An 82-year-old man was unintended victim of a shooting that also wounded a woman and a man Thursday night in the West Chatham neighborhood on the South Side. About 10:40 p.m., the three people were outside in the 8200 block of South Wentworth Avenue when someone wearing a ski mask approached them and fired shots, according to Chicago Police.
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3 days ago

82-Year-Old Man Critically Wounded in Triple Shooting

Authorities said the shooting took place at around 10:40 p.m. in the 8200 block of South Wentworth Avenue in the city's Chatham neighborhood.

"The man does nothing to anyone, if you ask anybody, go over there on 82nd and Wentworth and they will tell you he loans anything out, he'll give you the shirt off his back," she said, asking, "Why did this happen to this man?"

    82-Year-Old Man Critically Wounded in Triple Shooting
    An 82-year-old man was critically injured in a shooting that also wounded two other people on Chicago's South Side Thursday night, according to police, who said the elderly man was an innocent victim struck by a bullet intended for someone else. Authorities said the shooting took place at around 10:40 p.m.
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3 days ago

1 dead, 4 wounded in South Side shootings Thursday

The fatal shooting happened about 4:20 p.m. in the Gresham neighborhood in the 1200 block of West 81st Street.

About 1:30 p.m., a 30-year-old man was shot in the left side of his chest and arm in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood. That shooting happened in the 8900 block of South Parnell Avenue. The victim took himself to the Little Company of Mary Hospital. Police said he was being uncooperative.

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The latest attack happened shortly after 5:15 p.m. in the Englewood neighborhood in the 5700 block of South Justine Street.

About 4:25 p.m., a 33-year-old man was shot in the left bicep in the West Englewood neighborhood. That shooting happened in the 5700 block of South Paulina Street, police said.

Another man was shot shortly before 2:30 p.m. in the West Pullman neighborhood in the 12500 block of South Wentworth Avenue.

    1 dead, 4 wounded in South Side shootings Thursday
    A man was killed, and four others have been wounded since Thursday afternoon in separate shootings on the South Side, Chicago police said. The fatal shooting happened about 4:20 p.m. in the Gresham neighborhood in the 1200 block of West 81st Street.
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3 days ago

Community Alert:🚨 We apologize about the la...

Community Alert:🚨 We apologize about the last minute notice. But due to the severe flooding that occurred in the ward from the tremendous amount of rains in the last two weeks; Alderman Howard B. Brookins Jr. has called an emergency meeting today with the City of Chicago’s Water Department. The meeting will take place today July 12, 6pm-7:00pm at Woodson Regional Library On 95th and Halsted. Again we apologize about the late notice. The Alderman has heard all those who have called, and stopped in to speak with him about your flooding concerns. And every since, he has been working effortlessly to put this together for the 21st ward Constituents. And today we were able to confirm. We do hope that you can join us. If you are unable to attend please tell or send a neighbor, family member, or friend to get this information for you and your blocks behalf. We do hope to see you soon. #21stWard #AldermanHowardBrookinsJr #BuildingStrongerSaferCommunities

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4 days ago

6 killed, 10 wounded in deadly 24 hours in Chicago

In one shooting, a man was killed in the city’s Auburn Gresham neighborhood when shots were fired from an alley at a group of people standing on Paulina near 88th Street. Another man was injured, but is in stable condition.

About five minutes later, two men were shot, one fatally, on the 8800 block of South Paulina Street in the Gresham neighborhood.

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...another, officers responded to three people shot around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday in the 7200 block of South Green Street in Englewood. A 16-year-old girl was shot in the head and is in...

Around 11:15 p.m., a 19-year-old man was shot in the ear and cheek while standing outside on the 2400 block of West Jarvis Avenue in the West Rogers Park neighborhood. He was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Around 11:45 p.m., a 28-year-old man was shot after someone fired at him from a minivan while he was standing on a porch in the 100 block of East 120th Place in the West Pullman neighborhood. He was pronounced dead at the hospital.

    6 killed, 10 wounded in deadly 24 hours in Chicago
    CHICAGO -- Six people have been killed, 10 others wounded, in shootings across Chicago since Wednesday, according to the Chicago Tribune. In one shooting, a man was killed in the city's Auburn Gresham neighborhood when shots were fired from an alley at a group of people standing on Paulina near 88th Street.
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5 days ago

2 dead, 4 wounded in city shootings

A 24-year-old man was shot twice in the chest and twice in the arm around 11:55 p.m. Tuesday when someone in a four-door dark vehicle fired shots at him in the 1700 block of West 85th Street in the South Side’s Gresham neighborhood, police said.

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Police were responding to a report of a burglary in the 5700 block of South California. Upon arrival, a witness said a male was trying to break into a residence and ran out into the back yard, police said.

Early Wednesday morning, a 23-year-old man was shot in the mouth around 2:20 a.m. in the 4800 block of West Hubbard Street in the West Side’s South Austin neighborhood, police said. He was not cooperating with investigators.

A man was shot in the groin around 8:10 p.m. in the 7100 block of South Claremont Avenue in the West Englewood neighborhood on the South Side, police said.

In another Far South Side shooting, a 26-year-old man was standing in a yard in the 9900 block of South Wentworth Avenue in the Fernwood neighborhood around 7:25 p.m. when someone in a dark SUV began firing shots, police said.

    2 dead, 4 wounded in city shootings
    Two people were killed and four others were wounded in city shootings Tuesday and early Wednesday, Chicago police said. A 24-year-old man was shot twice in the chest and twice in the arm around 11:55 p.m. Tuesday when someone in a four-door dark vehicle fired shots at him in the 1700 block of West 85th Street in the South Side's Gresham neighborhood, police said.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

6 days ago

Community Alert: Looking for something to do...

Community Alert: Looking for something to do this summer? Are you trying to find a place where you can hear some great music 🎶 and not have to travel to far? Well it’s that’s time again. Time for the 2018, 21st Ward Summer Music Series. First kick off date and time is this coming Sunday, July 15th, from 3pm-5pm. In Audrey’s Garden at 9300 S. Ashland Ave. For more information concerning these events please see attached flyer below. #21stWard #AldermanHowardBrookinsJr #BrookinsFuneralHome #BuildingStrongerSaferCommunities

    Alderman Howard B Brookins Jr
    Community Alert: Looking for something to do this summer? Are you trying to find a place where you can hear some great music 🎶 and not have to travel to far? Well it's that's time again. Time for...
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Jul 09

2 children hospitalized in Far South Side crash

A 35-year-old man was driving a Dodge Charger south in the 9300 block of South Ashland Avenue around 10:15 p.m. when he hit a Chrysler Sebring while trying to change lanes, police said.

    2 children hospitalized in Far South Side crash
    Two children and their mother were hospitalized after a car crash Sunday night in the Brainerd neighborhood on the Far South Side, Chicago police said.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Jul 09

3 Dead, at Least 19 Wounded in Weekend Shootings

A 41-year-old man was discovered with a gunshot wound to his head in the 200 block of West 95th Street, police said. The man was found inside of a car that has crashed into a median in the area. He was taken to Christ Hospital in critical condition.

A 37-year-old man was shot in the leg while sitting in a vehicle in the 9000 block of South May, police said. At approximately 12:19 a.m., a man appeared in a gangway and opened fire, striking the victim. He was taken to Christ Hospital in fair condition.

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In the city’s most recent fatal shooting, a 23-year-old man was shot in the chest while standing in the 5500 block of West Haddon Avenue, police said.

On Sunday morning, two people were shot in the 3000 block of West Jackson at approximately 3:30 a.m., according to police. One of the victims, a 32-year-old man, was shot in the neck and back and was later pronounced dead at Mount Sinai.

The weekend’s first fatal shooting occurred in the 9300 block of South Luella at approximately 7:30 p.m. Friday night, police said. A 40-year-old man was standing at the location when multiple offenders walked up to him and opened fire, striking him multiple times.

Just before midnight in the 100 block of North Mayfield, a 29-year-old man got into an argument with another man and was shot in the knee. The victim was taken to West Suburban in stable condition.

Two men were shot in the 1400 block of South Millard at approximately 1:27 a.m., police said. One man, a 36-year-old, was...

A 47-year-old man walked into an establishment in the 5400 block of West Chicago at approximately 6:22 a.m. and was shot by another man, police said. The victim was taken to Mount Sinai in critical condition with gunshot wounds to his neck and legs.

In the 2700 block of West 25th Street, a 62-year-old man was barbecuing when a man fired shots with a black semi-automatic handgun, striking him in the right knee. He was taken to Mount Sinai in good condition, police said.

A 25-year-old man was shot in the arm while standing on the sidewalk in the 3200 block of West 55th Street at approximately 6:41 p.m., police said. The man was taken to Mount Sinai in good condition.

In the 5300 block of South Cottage Grove Avenue at approximately 7 p.m., a 20-year-old man was standing on a sidewalk when he was shot in the groin. He was taken to Mercy Hospital in stable condition.

A 22-year-old man was shot in the 4400 block of South Lavergne at approximately 1:27 a.m., police said. The man was at a gathering when another man shot him, then escaped in a nearby vehicle. The man was in stable condition at Mount Sinai with gunshot wounds to his groin and backside.

A 37-year-old man was in the 1500 block of North Milwaukee when he was shot in the leg while leaving an establishment. The shot came from a large altercation in the street, and the victim was taken to Stroger Hospital in stable condition, according to police.

In the 800 block of East 89th Street, a 30-year-old man was on a sidewalk around 6:30 p.m. when a passenger in a black SUV fired shots at him, striking him in the neck and left arm. The victim was taken to University of Chicago in critical condition, according to police.

At approximately 8:30 p.m., a 63-year-old man was inside of an abandoned house in the 2000 block of West 70th Place when another man, who pulled out a gun and shot him in the left leg and groin. He was taken to Christ Hospital in stable condition, police said. 

    3 Dead, at Least 19 Wounded in Weekend Shootings
    Three people are dead, and at least 19 more have been wounded in shootings across the city of Chicago this weekend. In the city's most recent fatal shooting, a 23-year-old man was shot in the chest while standing in the 5500 block of West Haddon Avenue, police said.
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Jul 09

Motorcyclists dies in crash on South Side

...Chicago's Longwood Manor neighborhood.The crash occurred at about 3:30 p.m. at West 95th and South Halsted streets on the South Side.The driver of a motorcycle - a man in his 40s...

    Motorcyclists dies in crash on South Side
    A motorcyclist died Sunday after he crashed into a vehicle in Chicago's Longwood Manor neighborhood. The crash occurred at about 3:30 p.m. at West 95th and South Halsted streets on the South Side. The driver of a motorcycle - a man in his 40s - signaled to turn, but instead he continued straight ahead.
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Jul 08

At Least 7 Wounded in Shootings Across Chicago

About 10 minutes later, another man was shot in the 200 block of West 95th Street, police said. The 41-year-old victim was sitting inside of a crashed vehicle when police discovered him, and he was taken to Christ Hospital in critical condition with a gunshot wound to his head.

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A 36-year-old man is in critical condition and another man is in serious condition after they were shot multiple times in the 1400 block of South Millard on Saturday morning.

The shooting, which occurred in the 5400 block of West Chicago, happened when the man walked into an establishment and another man opened fire. The victim was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in critical condition, according to police.

A 62-year-old man was shot in the right knee in the 2700 block of West 25th Street just before 4:30 p.m., police said. The man was barbecuing in front of a home when a person opened fire with a semi-automatic handgun, striking the victim. He was taken to the hospital in good condition.

A 25-year-old man was standing on a sidewalk in the 3200 block of West 55th Street when he heard shots and felt pain in his arm. He was taken to Mount Sinai in good condition after the shooting, police said.

In the 4300 block of South Cottage Grove Avenue at approximately 7:02 p.m., a 20-year-old man was standing on a sidewalk when he heard shots and felt pain in his groin area. The man was taken to Mercy Hospital in stable condition, police said.

Jul 07

2 dead, 6 wounded in shootings Friday to Saturday on West, South sides

The car faced north across the median in the 200 block of West 95th Street, pointing toward the Lowdon Homes apartment complex.

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...just before 1:30 a.m. Saturday in Lawndale. They were standing outside in the 1400 block of South Millard Avenue when two others walked up and opened fire, hitting one man nine times in the...

A 29-year-old man was shot in the knee about 11:45 p.m. in South Austin. He and another man started arguing in the 100 block of North Mayfield Avenue and the other man took out a handgun and shot the 29-year-old, police said. He got himself to West Suburban Hospital, where he had stabilized.

A 40-year-old man was killed just before 7:30 p.m. in Calumet Heights. Multiple shooters targeted the man when was in the 9300 block of South Luella Avenue, police said. He was shot multiple times in the body and was pronounced dead on scene. Further information was not released.

...old man was shot in the left leg around 6:20 p.m. in the 8200 block of South Cottage Grove Avenue in the Chatham neighborhood, police said. He was taken to Jackson Park Hospital in good...

...shot in the East Garfield Park neighborhood. He was standing on a curb in the 3800 block of West Monroe about 2:50 p.m., when someone approached him wearing a mask and all-black...

...Hospital where he was pronounced dead. Police initially said the shooting took place in the 3800 block of West Wilcox Street...

...man suffered a graze wound to the head in the Ford City neighborhood in the 7400 block of South Kostner Avenue. Initially, the police said the shooting happened in the 7700 block of South Springfield Avenue...

...7400 block of South Kostner Avenue. Initially, the police said the shooting happened in the 7700 block of South Springfield Avenue. Police said the victim was south on Kostner when a silver minivan pulled along side...

    Man shot on West Side Friday afternoon
    A 33-year-old man was shot on the West Side Friday afternoon. He was standing on a curb in the 3800 block of West Wilcox Street in the East Garfield Park neighborhood when someone approached him wearing a mask and all-black clothing, the Chicago Police Department said. The person fired multiple rounds at the man.
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Jul 06

Chicago Weather: Fast-moving storms bring sudden downpours in Chicago and suburbs

...some flash flooding in the city. On the South Side, flooded viaducts were reported at 83rd and Vincennes, on 88th between Eggleston and Harvard and there were reports of a car stuck in...

...Eggleston and Harvard and there were reports of a car stuck in the water at 81st and Harvard. At least one driver needed help from police.In Oak Lawn tree branches were knocked...

    Chicago Weather: Fast-moving storms bring sudden downpours
    Fast-moving storms that developed to the south and west of Chicago brought sudden downpours and lightning as they moved through the area Thursday afternoon. The storms produced sudden downpours of rain and strong winds. Naperville Ribfest was temporarily closed twice. Festivalgoers sought shelter in a nearby school as fierce winds toppled tents and booths.
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Jul 05

Chicago Weather: Fast-moving storms bring sudden downpours in Chicago and south, west suburbs

...delays.The sudden downpours caused some flooding in the city. Flooded viaducts were reported at 83rd and Vincennes, on 88th between Eggleston and Harvard and there were reports of a car stuck in...

...Eggleston and Harvard and there were reports of a car stuck in the water at 81st and Harvard.CLICK HERE to see the latest radar view from LIVE Doppler 7 MAXThere is also...

    Chicago Weather: Fast-moving storms bring sudden downpours
    Fast-moving storms that developed to the south and west of Chicago brought sudden downpours and lightning as they moved through the area Thursday afternoon. The weather impacted Chicago airports Wednesday. As of 2:48 p.m. O'Hare International Airport reported delays averaging 52 minutes and 34 cancellations. Midway International Airport reported 30 cancellations and minimal delays.
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Jul 03

Alderman Howard B Brookins Jr added 4 new pho...

The 21st ward has the best community bank in Chicago. It’s an all black run bank that provides superior service to the people in our ward. Here are some pictures from Saturday’s Home Buyers Seminar hosted by United Fidelity Bank! Thank you Mr. Irvin, Mr. Malone, and Mr. Ronald Branch for the great information and the wonderful guest of professional speakers that you all provided the constituents of the 21st Ward! I know that everyone left out of there full of great knowledge and feeling more secure with moving forward in the process. Thank you United Fidelity Bank for all of your support and for all the services that you provide for the constituents of the 21st Ward! If you or someone you know are looking to purchase or refinance a home please go see this great team here at United Fidelity Bank. 1701 W. 87th st, Chicago, IL 60620 #21Ward #UnitedFidelityBank #DoingGreatThingsInOurCommunity #AldermanHowardBrookinsJr #BuildingStrongerSaferCommunities

Jul 03

A small Michigan town mourns a 12-year-old girl slain in Chicago: 'She’s here with us'

...year-old organist for the Gospel Tabernacle Baptist Church. She ran a general store near 81st Street and Vincennes Avenue on Chicago’s South Side — where a basketball player was killed in 1984 — before moving...

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She was carrying a baby cousin as she walked toward the greystone on Wilcox Street just east of Kildare Avenue. Someone stepped from a gangway and started firing. A round hit her neck, and she fell. Police officers tried to stop the bleeding with combat gauze. She died at Stroger Hospital.

    A small Michigan town mourns a 12-year-old girl slain in Chicago: 'She's here with us'
    A smile spread slowly across the face of She'Vaughn O'Flynn as an old friend stepped from an SUV outside her home on the main drag of a small town in rural Michigan. Yolanda Brunt taught O'Flynn 15 years ago and had been her daughter's school principal until the 12-year-old was shot to death in Chicago earlier this month.
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Jul 03

68-year-old woman hit by stray gunfire from two groups among 6 shot in Chicago

Most recently, a 26-year-old man was shot in the abdomen and leg around 2:05 a.m. Tuesday while sitting in a parked vehicle in the 9100 block of South Aberdeen Street in the Brainerd neighborhood on the Far South Side.

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She was on the sidewalk in the 6200 block of South Ashland Avenue when a group of males fired shots after arguing with another group, police said.

In another Far South Side shooting about 20 minutes later, a 28-year-old man was walking down the sidewalk around 1:45 a.m. in the 10500 block of South May Street in the Washington Heights neighborhood when two male shooters approached and fired at him, police said.

The officer had stopped at a Family Dollar in the 7900 block of South Yates Boulevard in the South Chicago neighborhood on the South Side around 9:30 p.m. and was in a marked patrol vehicle when the teen approached, police said.

On the West Side, a 21-year-old man was shot in the foot around 8:45 p.m. while standing on the sidewalk in the 200 block of South Campbell Avenue in the Near West Side neighborhood, police said.

Around 8:30 p.m., a 22-year-old man was shot in the chest in the 7400 block of South Rockwell Street in the Southwest Side’s Marquette Park neighborhood in what police are investigating as an accidental discharge.

    68-year-old woman hit by stray gunfire from two groups among 6 shot in Chicago
    Six people have been shot in Chicago since Monday night, including a 68-year-old woman caught in the middle of an argument between two groups and a man shot by police, Chicago police said. The woman was shot in back around 10:55 p.m. Monday in the South Side's Englewood neighborhood.
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Jul 03

A small Michigan town mourns a 12-year-old girl slain in Chicago: 'She’s here with us'

...year-old organist for the Gospel Tabernacle Baptist Church. She ran a general store near 81st Street and Vincennes Avenue on Chicago’s South Side — where a basketball player was killed in 1984 — before moving...

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She was carrying a baby cousin as she walked toward the greystone on Wilcox Street just east of Kildare Avenue. Someone stepped from a gangway and started firing. A round hit her neck, and she fell. Police officers tried to stop the bleeding with combat gauze. She died at Stroger Hospital.

    A small Michigan town mourns a 12-year-old girl slain in Chicago: 'She's here with us'
    A smile spread slowly across the face of She'Vaughn O'Flynn as an old friend stepped from an SUV outside her home on the main drag of a small town in rural Michigan. Yolanda Brunt taught O'Flynn 15 years ago and had been her daughter's school principal until the 12-year-old was shot to death in Chicago earlier this month.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Jun 29

Updated Jul 02

11 shot in Chicago Thursday through Friday, including 16-year-old boy

The shooting outside the store happened barely 20 minutes after another man was shot nearby, in the 8100 block of South Sangamon Street.

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The new ambulance pulled up to 77th Street and May Street about 1:50 a.m. Friday, parking along the intersection facing east on 77th. Paramedics...

Shortly after 12:35 a.m., the shooting down 77th at Racine Avenue had injured a 19-year-old man who was standing on the sidewalk when the...

The lot outside a market on in the 7700 block of South Racine Avenue was taped off in yellow into two sections, with at least four shell casings marked in each, allowing for a pathway to and from the store’s main entrance.

...year-old man was shot in the back while walking on the sidewalk in the 400 block of East 80th Street. He had just walked past two people when, moments late, at last one of them...

Around 2 p.m. in Gresham, a 34-year-old man walked out of a store in the 7900 block of South Paulina and was shot in his thumb and another finger, police said. He waited until early Friday to go to the hospital, showing up at Little Company of Mary, where police said he remained stable.

...man and 42-year-old woman were both shot while on the sidewalk in the 1100 block of South Richmond Avenue. Someone “possibly known” to the pair shot at them from a residential window, hitting the...

Across the city about two minutes later, just after 8:50 p.m. in Uptown, a 43-year-old woman was shot in the chest in the 4900 block of North Sheridan Road. The shooter is known but is not in custody, according to police. The woman was in serious condition, taken to Illinois Masonic Hospital.

...m. in Washington Park, two people among a group standing in the street in the 6100 block of South Indiana Avenue were shot by someone in a black sedan, police said. A 23-year-old man...

Shortly after 4:10 a.m., a bullet fired from the expressway hit a window of a CTA train in the 4600 block of West Montrose Avenue in the Mayfair neighborhood. No injuries were reported.

    11 shot in Chicago Thursday through Friday, including 16-year-old boy
    More than an hour after gunfire rattled the mini-mart parking lot, a call came in for a second man who may have been shot. The new ambulance pulled up to 77th Street and May Street about 1:50 a.m. Friday, parking along the intersection facing east on 77th.
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  • The policies that Kim Foxx and Toni Preckwinkle advocate are working. At least that is what the thugs state!

  • Weebis Politically Incorrect Thought Criminal

    @Joe, don't forget rahm, dart, the madigans, and the progressive caucus. All their hands are filthy in this violent anarchy.

Jun 29

Updated Jun 30

Incredibles 2 : Who’s afraid of the superpowered woman?

210 W 87th St.

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1500 North Clybourn Avenue

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7000 Carpenter Rd.

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4614 N. Lincoln Ave.

    Incredibles 2 : Who's afraid of the superpowered woman?
    This review contains spoilers. Superhero movies are such a part of our theatergoing experience that it's easy to forget Pixar's The Incredibles riffed on the conventions of the genre before it became pervasive. The movie came out in 2004, four years before Iron Man kicked off the Marvel Comics Universe, and unlike other movies revolving around costumed crime-fighters, it focused on family dynamics.
    https://www.chicagoreader.com

Jun 29

11 shot in Chicago Thursday through Friday, including 16-year-old boy

The shooting outside the store happened barely 20 minutes after another man was shot nearby, in the 8100 block of South Sangamon Street.

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Officers talk with a man on the 7700 block of South May Street while investigating the scene where a 19-year-old was shot in the back on the 7700 block of South Racine Avenue Friday June 29, 2018 in Chicago. (Armando L. Sanchez/Chicago Tribune)

The new ambulance pulled up to 77th Street and May Street about 1:50 a.m. Friday, parking along the intersection facing east on 77th. Paramedics...

Shortly after 12:35 a.m., the shooting down 77th at Racine Avenue had injured a 19-year-old man who was standing on the sidewalk when the...

The lot outside a market on in the 7700 block of South Racine Avenue was taped off in yellow into two sections, with at least four shell casings marked in each, allowing for a pathway to and from the store’s main entrance.

...year-old man was shot in the back while walking on the sidewalk in the 400 block of East 80th Street. He had just walked past two people when, moments late, at last one of them...

Around 2 p.m. in Gresham, a 34-year-old man walked out of a store in the 7900 block of South Paulina and was shot in his thumb and another finger, police said. He waited until early Friday to go to the hospital, showing up at Little Company of Mary, where police said he remained stable.

...man and 42-year-old woman were both shot while on the sidewalk in the 1100 block of South Richmond Avenue. Someone “possibly known” to the pair shot at them from a residential window, hitting the...

Across the city about two minutes later, just after 8:50 p.m. in Uptown, a 43-year-old woman was shot in the chest in the 4900 block of North Sheridan Road. The shooter is known but is not in custody, according to police. The woman was in serious condition, taken to Illinois Masonic Hospital.

...m. in Washington Park, two people among a group standing in the street in the 6100 block of South Indiana Avenue were shot by someone in a black sedan, police said. A 23-year-old man...

Shortly after 4:10 a.m., a bullet fired from the expressway hit a window of a CTA train in the 4600 block of West Montrose Avenue in the Mayfair neighborhood. No injuries were reported.

    11 shot in Chicago Thursday through Friday, including 16-year-old boy
    More than an hour after gunfire rattled the mini-mart parking lot, a call came in for a second man who may have been shot. The new ambulance pulled up to 77th Street and May Street about 1:50 a.m. Friday, parking along the intersection facing east on 77th.
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Jun 29

Incredibles 2 : Who’s afraid of the superpowered woman?

210 W 87th St.

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150 W. Roosevelt Rd.

1715 Maple Ave.

2600 N. Western Ave.

322 E. Illinois St.

1471 W. Webster Ave.

1500 North Clybourn Avenue

600 N. Michigan

7000 Carpenter Rd.

7601 S. Cicero Ave.

100 N. State

2828 N. Clark St.

6746 N. Sheridan Rd.

2646 N. Milwaukee Ave.

5238 S Harper

4614 N. Lincoln Ave.

    Incredibles 2 : Who's afraid of the superpowered woman?
    This review contains spoilers. Superhero movies are such a part of our theatergoing experience that it's easy to forget Pixar's The Incredibles riffed on the conventions of the genre before it became pervasive. The movie came out in 2004, four years before Iron Man kicked off the Marvel Comics Universe, and unlike other movies revolving around costumed crime-fighters, it focused on family dynamics.
    https://www.chicagoreader.com

Jun 27

Updated Jun 28

3 wounded in shootings since late Wednesday morning on South Side

Shortly after 12:35 p.m., a 19-year-old man was shot in the Brainerd neighborhood in the 9100 block of South Ada Street.

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The latest attack happened shortly after 1:15 p.m. in the Washington Park neighborhood in the 300 block of East 58th Street.

    3 wounded in shootings since late Wednesday morning on South Side
    Three men have been wounded since late Wednesday morning in shootings on the South Side, Chicago police said. The latest attack happened shortly after 1:15 p.m. in the Washington Park neighborhood in the 300 block of East 58th Street.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

  • Ok police shooting us and killing each other why'll we are dis embarked and looked down upon seems like love don't live in Chicago no more ,This overpopulated city is sad

Jun 28

Boy, 14, among 12 wounded in shootings since late Wednesday morning

Shortly after 12:35 p.m., a 19-year-old man was shot in the Brainerd neighborhood in the 9100 block of South Ada Street on the Far South Side.

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The boy was wounded about 4:45 p.m. in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood in the 2400 block of West 70th Street.

The man was standing in the gangway in the 7800 block of South Maryland Avenue when two people walked up and began firing. He was taken to University of Chicago Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

Around the same time, a few blocks away, a 20-year-old man was shot in the leg when someone began firing from a passing sedan in the 400 block of East 79th Street in the Chatham neighborhood, police said.

...m. in Washington Park, two women were shot while in a southbound car in the 5100 block of King Drive. They kept driving and went to Provident Hospital where both women were initially treated. One...

...along King Drive, a street dominated by large apartment buildings, which they closed in between 51st and 52nd streets...

...the West Side’s South Austin neighborhood. He was walking on the sidewalk in the 4900 block of West Iowa Street when someone walked up and shot him, police said. He was taken to Mt. Sinai...

A 32-year-old man was shot in the leg and buttocks around 8 p.m. in the 6100 block of South Evans Avenue in the West Woodlawn neighborhood on the South Side, according to police.

While he was a passenger in a vehicle, someone fired at him from an SUV that pulled up alongside in the 1100 block of West 115th Street, police said.

About 3:50 p.m., a 29-year-old man was shot in the West Side’s Homan Square neighborhood in the 3700 block of West Harrison Street.

Another shooting happened shortly after 1:15 p.m. in the Washington Park neighborhood in the 300 block of East 58th Street on the South Side.

    3 wounded in shootings since late Wednesday morning on South Side
    Three men have been wounded since late Wednesday morning in shootings on the South Side, Chicago police said. The latest attack happened shortly after 1:15 p.m. in the Washington Park neighborhood in the 300 block of East 58th Street.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Jun 28

Boy, 14, among 9 wounded in shootings since late Wednesday morning

Shortly after 12:35 p.m., a 19-year-old man was shot in the Brainerd neighborhood in the 9100 block of South Ada Street on the Far South Side.

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The boy was wounded about 4:45 p.m. in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood in the 2400 block of West 70th Street.

The man was standing in the gangway in the 7800 block of South Maryland Avenue when two people walked up and began firing. He was taken to University of Chicago Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

Around the same time, a few blocks away, a 20-year-old man was shot in the leg when someone began firing from a passing sedan in the 400 block of East 79th Street in the Chatham neighborhood, police said.

Most recently, a 32-year-old man was shot in the leg and buttocks around 8 p.m. in the 6100 block of South Evans Avenue in the West Woodlawn neighborhood on the South Side, according to police.

While he was a passenger in a vehicle, someone fired at him from an SUV that pulled up alongside in the 1100 block of West 115th Street, police said.

About 3:50 p.m., a 29-year-old man was shot in the West Side’s Homan Square neighborhood in the 3700 block of West Harrison Street.

Another shooting happened shortly after 1:15 p.m. in the Washington Park neighborhood in the 300 block of East 58th Street on the South Side.

    3 wounded in shootings since late Wednesday morning on South Side
    Three men have been wounded since late Wednesday morning in shootings on the South Side, Chicago police said. The latest attack happened shortly after 1:15 p.m. in the Washington Park neighborhood in the 300 block of East 58th Street.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Jun 27

Auburn Gresham Elementary Principals Band Together To Raise Literacy Levels

...at five neighborhood elementary schools: Joplin Elementary School, 7927 S Honore St.; Cook Elementary School, 8150 S Bishop St.; Westcott Elementary School, 409 W 80th St., Barton Elementary School, 7650 S Wolcott Ave.; and...

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Auburn Gresham GOLD has been implemented at five neighborhood elementary schools: Joplin Elementary School, 7927 S Honore St.; Cook Elementary School, 8150 S Bishop St.; Westcott Elementary School, 409 W 80th St., Barton...

...School, 7927 S Honore St.; Cook Elementary School, 8150 S Bishop St.; Westcott Elementary School, 409 W 80th St., Barton Elementary School, 7650 S Wolcott Ave.; and Oglesby Elementary School, 7646 S. Green St...

...School, 8150 S Bishop St.; Westcott Elementary School, 409 W 80th St., Barton Elementary School, 7650 S Wolcott Ave.; and Oglesby Elementary School, 7646 S. Green St...

...409 W 80th St., Barton Elementary School, 7650 S Wolcott Ave.; and Oglesby Elementary School, 7646 S. Green St.

    Auburn Gresham Elementary Principals Band Together To Raise Literacy Levels - Greater Auburn-Gresham Development Corporation
    The Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corporation and United Way of Metro Chicago are working to transform the lives of neighborhood students, families through new Auburn Gresham GOLD initiative.
    http://www.gagdc.org

Jun 26

Chicago Public School system removes 2 principals amid investigation into how sexual abuse allegations handled

Simeon High School (8147 S Vincennes Ave) by Eric Allix Rogers We've shared a few piece with regards to sexual abuse...

    Chicago Public School system removes 2 principals amid investigation into how sexual abuse allegations handled
    We've shared a few piece with regards to sexual abuse allegations within Chicago Public Schools. For our purposes we're just going to focus on the removal of the principal of nearby Simeon High School over sexual abuse allegations by a school volunteer: Sheldon House, the principal of Simeon Career Academy, was removed amid a newly disclosed allegation of sexual abuse lodged against an unnamed school volunteer.
    http://www.sixthward.us

Jun 26

21st Ward Community Alert: Are you or someon...

21st Ward Community Alert: Are you or someone you know in the market for purchasing a home? Are you a first time home buyer and confused about where to start? Then you may want to check out this FREE home buying seminar. When this Saturday, June 30th, 2018 Time: 10am-12pm Where: United Fidelity Bank 1701 W. 87th Street upstairs 2nd Level #21stWard #AldermanHowardBrookinsJr #UnitedFidelityBank #BuildingStrongerSaferCommunities

    Alderman Howard B Brookins Jr
    21st Ward Community Alert: Are you or someone you know in the market for purchasing a home? Are you a first time home buyer and confused about where to start? Then you may want to check out this...
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Jun 21

Updated Jun 25

Superfly rolls back the clock on African-American movie heroes

210 W 87th St.

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2600 N. Western Ave.

1715 Maple Ave.

600 N. Michigan

7000 Carpenter Rd.

7601 S. Cicero Ave.

1500 North Clybourn Avenue

100 N. State

322 E. Illinois St.

150 W. Roosevelt Rd.

    Superfly rolls back the clock on African-American movie heroes
    This review contains spoilers. S uperfly appears to be superflopping. Released last Wednesday on 2,220 screens nationwide, the Columbia Pictures remake of the 1972 blaxploitation favorite has grossed only $10.7 million to date, a dismal figure for such a wide opening.
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Jun 22

West Loop Salvation Army rehab among projects to pass key city vote

Commission approves alteration to plan at 8522 S. Lafayette Ave. in #Chatham to allow for residential storage. No other changes were proposed. pic.twitter.com/VDUUOhNgdm — Chicago DPD (@ChicagoDPD) June 21, 2018

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...the adaptive reuse of the Salvation Army and former YMCA facility at the corner of Ashland and Monroe in the West Loop. The $30 million, transit-oriented plan from developer Cedar Street Cos...

...vacant lot next to Steppenwolf Theatre’s landmarked Yondorf Hall in Lincoln Park. Located at 750 W. North Avenue, the new eight-story building from architect Antunovich Associates calls for 92 residential units, retail...

...blocks to the northwest, a revised plan to rehab the 100-year-old warehouse at Southport and Kingsbury got the nod to change its programming from loft style office space to 56 dwelling...

Commission OKs adaptive reuse plan in the North Branch Industrial Corridor at 2065 N. Southport with 56 residential units and 39,000 square feet of retail. One affordable unit will...

...at 8843 W. Agatite Avenue in Uptown and a 75-unit, mixed-income development at 1533 W. Warren Boulevard on Chicago’s Near West Side. Although not requiring a zoning change, the group signed...

Commission approves a four-story, 20-unit development with 19 parking spaces at 843 W. Agatite Ave. in #Uptown. pic.twitter.com/9YMA30kWKY — Chicago DPD (@ChicagoDPD) June 21, 2018

Commission OKs a plan at 4555 N. Ravenswood Ave. in the Ravenswood Industrial Corridor for a four-story building with first-floor retail and 12 residential units. pic.twitter.com/63iQPqvZLU — Chicago DPD (@ChicagoDPD) June 21, 2018

Commission approves @PeoplesGasCHI's 80,000-square-foot office and service center at 4227 W. 35th Place in #SouthLawndale with 800 parking spaces, mostly used for fleet vehicle storage. The $50 million...

And finally, the commissioners amended an older plan for a 373-unit apartment tower at Halsted and Union streets in the Fulton River District. Approved in March of 2016, the development was back to tweak its boundaries due to a “surveyor’s error,” according to the description on the meeting agenda.

Commission OKs a technical amendment to the project at 352 N. Union Ave., approved by City Council in 2016. The change slightly alters the PD boundaries. The plan...

    West Loop Salvation Army redevelopment among projects approved by Chicago Plan Commission
    It was back to business as usual for the Chicago Plan Commission on Thursday as the group considered a number of mostly residential development projects following last month's high-profile meeting to approve the Obama Presidential Center. Topping the June agenda was the adaptive reuse of the Salvation Army and former YMCA facility at the corner of Ashland and Monroe in the West Loop.
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Jun 22

Alderman Howard B Brookins Jr added 4 new pho...

Yesterday Alderman Howard Brookins Jr. along with Metra, hosted a community meeting with the 21st ward constituents concerning the 89th and Morgan bridge. This was an introduction meeting to discuss Metra’s plans for the bridge. But also Alderman Howard Brookins Jr. wanted insight from the community on their ideas for bridge. It was a great meeting, we thank all who showed up and participated. This was just the first go round of discussions. We will host another meeting in the upcoming weeks. So those who wanted to attend but couldn’t, you will have another chance. Stay tuned we will inform you of the next meeting date, time, and location, thank you. #21stWard #AldermanHowardBrookinsJr #BuildingStrongerSaferCommunities

    Alderman Howard B Brookins Jr
    Alderman Howard B Brookins Jr, Chicago, Illinois. 1.3K likes. Get active in your community!
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Jun 21

Lost Dogs Illinois added a new photo.

Lost! #Chicago #IL #AuburnGresham (81st & Carpenter) Sprinkles - Female Chihuahua. White/Tan. Call 312-972-7056. Scared/confused. Please do not call or chase Sprinkles; may cause Sprinkles to bolt or run in fear. Cook County. 60620. Missing 06/18/2018. To see Sprinkles’s location on the Helping Lost Pets Map: http://www.helpinglostpets.com/v2/?pID=2409441 More Info, Photos and to Contact: http://www.helpinglostpets.com/petdetail/?id=2409441

    Lost Dogs Illinois
    Lost! #Chicago #IL #AuburnGresham (81st & Carpenter) Sprinkles - Female Chihuahua. White/Tan. Call 312-972-7056. Scared/confused. Please do not call or chase Sprinkles; may cause Sprinkles to bolt or...
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Jun 14

Where to Swim: Chicago Public Pools

1440 W. 84th Street

965 W. 95th Street

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    Where to Swim: Chicago Public Pools
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Jun 14

University of Chicago eliminates SAT/ACT requirement

...ranks third on the U.S. News & World Report list of top national universities, after Princeton and Harvard and tied with Yale. It has required prospective freshmen to take a national admission test...

    University of Chicago eliminates SAT/ACT requirement
    The University of Chicago will no longer require ACT or SAT scores from U.S. students, sending a jolt through elite institutions of higher education as it becomes the first top-10 research university to join the test-optional movement. Numerous schools, including well-known liberal arts colleges, have dropped or pared back testing mandates in recent years to bolster recruiting in a crowded market.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

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