11 min ago

4 Dead, at Least 21 Wounded in Weekend Shootings

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.

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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.

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 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 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.

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.

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...

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...

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

16 hours ago

Updated 6 hours ago

1 dead, teen injured after shooting

The shooting happened around 11:20 p.m. Saturday evening in the 9400 block of South Wabash Avenue.

21-40 E. 94th St.

    1 dead, teen injured after shooting
    CHICAGO - One person is dead and another person was injured after a shooting Saturday night. The shooting happened around 11:20 p.m. Saturday evening in the 9400 block of South Wabash Avenue. A 22-year-old man and a 17-year-old boy were standing in front of an apartment building when someone shot at them.
    http://wgntv.com

  • Sheila Shelby Member of 8800 state street block

    Never knew there was an APARTMENT BUILDING on that block!! Thought there were only houses!!

11 hours ago

One Dead In West Chesterfield Shooting

It happened in the West Chesterfield neighborhood near 94th and Wabash.

    One Dead In West Chesterfield Shooting
    CHICAGO (CBS) - One man is dead and another is wounded in a shooting on Chicago's South Side. It happened in the West Chesterfield neighborhood near 94th and Wabash. CBS 2's Vi Nguyen has the details. The medical examiner identified the man shot and killed as 22-year-old Stanley Watson.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

16 hours ago

1 dead, teen injured after shooting

The shooting happened around 11:20 p.m. Saturday evening in the 9400 block of South Wabash Avenue.

    1 dead, teen injured after shooting
    CHICAGO - One person is dead and another person was injured after a shooting Saturday night. The shooting happened around 11:20 p.m. Saturday evening in the 9400 block of South Wabash Avenue. A 22-year-old man and a 17-year-old boy were standing in front of an apartment building when someone shot at them.
    http://cltv.com

17 hours ago

10 ways to go green on Earth Day

11141 S. Cottage Grove Ave., 773-568-2441

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1300 S. Lake Shore Drive, 312-922-7827

Illinois Centennial Monument, 3150 W. Logan Blvd.

5061 N. Clark St.

3330 W. Roosevelt Road

2430 N. Cannon Drive

6950 N. Hiawatha Ave.

127 W. Huron St., 312-374-1830

    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

34 hours ago

Which Chicago buildings have the worst energy efficiency?

Among the four groups, only one building in Chicago that reported in 2016 was in the “worst emitters” group: Salem Baptist Church of Chicago at 10909 S Cottage Grove Avenue in Pullman.

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...Baptist Church is several magnitudes of order lower. That’s St. Peter’s Church at 110 W Madison Street in the Loop, built in 1900, which emits 11.7 kilograms of carbon dioxide equivalent...

    Which Chicago buildings have the worst energy efficiency?
    About five years ago (I'm too lazy to look it up right now), the City of Chicago adopted an energy benchmarking law. This means that owners of buildings of a certain size would soon be required to report how much energy (electricity, natural gas, district steam, chilled water, and other fuels) their buildings use.
    http://www.stevencanplan.com

2 days ago

Updated 2 days ago

Fulton Market apartments, St. Boniface condo plan clear key city vote

Commission approves @GothamGreens' plan for a commercial greenhouse at 720 E. 111th St. in the #Pullman neighborhood. pic.twitter.com/zunYfJq1Kh — Chicago DPD (@ChicagoDPD) April 19, 2018

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...story, 220-foot Fulton Market apartment tower set to replace the Fabbri Sausage factory at 166 N. Aberdeen. Developed by MCZ and penned by SCB, the approved design will contain 236 rental units...

...a previous approved plan was amended, clearing way for a new seven-story building at 171 N. Wabash. Designed by HPA, the mixed-use building will feature 81 rental units, 5,500 square...

The commissioners gave the official thumbs up to pair of large utility projects. They included a 12-acre facility for Peoples Gas at 4025 W. Peterson Avenue in Chicago’s North Park neighborhood and an even larger 30-acre Commonwealth Edison complex at 3400 N. California Avenue in Avondale.

The commissioners gave the official thumbs up to pair of large utility projects. They included a 12-acre facility for Peoples Gas at 4025 W. Peterson Avenue in Chicago’s North Park neighborhood and an even larger 30-acre Commonwealth Edison complex at 3400 N. California Avenue in Avondale.

Other approved projects were a Gold Coast retail development at 1139 N. State Street, a 35-unit residential building at 2317 N. Clark Street in Lincoln Park, a 134...

...Gold Coast retail development at 1139 N. State Street, a 35-unit residential building at 2317 N. Clark Street in Lincoln Park, a 134-unit mixed-income senior housing development in Calumet Heights, an...

Lastly, the Commission passed a somewhat unusual zoning amendment “clarifying” that the apartment development at 1350 S. Union Avenue will contain no more than 99 units. The University Village project’s been under construction since early 2017 and is expected to be completed soon.

Commission approves an addition to Lakeview's Bernard Zell Anshe Emet Day School at 3731 N. Broadway. The new four-story structure will contain 34,000 square feet of space for new classrooms and a gym. pic.twitter.com/6LugGe3SSr — Chicago DPD (@ChicagoDPD) April 19, 2018

Commission approves the plan for the Montclare #CalumetHeights development at 9329 S. Stony Island Ave., which will offer 134 units of senior housing. The $34 million project would receive $3 million in TIF assistance. pic.twitter.com/U1E5tMduJY — Chicago DPD (@ChicagoDPD) April 19, 2018

    Fulton Market apartments, St. Boniface condo plan clear key city vote
    Thursday's meeting of the Chicago Plan Commission saw a number of new developments approved over the course of the long-more than six hours-and topsy-turvy public hearing. This month's meeting was particularly eventful as nearly two dozen activists interrupting the proceedings to protest the Obama Foundation's lacks of a formalized community benefits agreement with regards to the proposed Obama Presidential Center.
    https://chicago.curbed.com

  • When the St. Boniface School was demolished the facade was removed for preservation. Any idea what happened to it?

2 days ago

Wisconsin man accused of South Shore fatal shooting

Caffie, of the 10200 block of South Calumet Avenue, suffered seven gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead a short time later.

    Wisconsin man accused of South Shore fatal shooting
    A 25-year-old Madison, Wis. man fatally shot another man and fled the scene in a car registered to his mother last year in the South Shore neighborhood, prosecutors said. Justin Sharlow, of the 4700 block of East Freese Lane, appeared before a judge Friday afternoon at the Leighton Criminal Court Building.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

3 days ago

10 ways to go green on Earth Day

11141 S. Cottage Grove Ave., 773-568-2441

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1300 S. Lake Shore Drive, 312-922-7827

Illinois Centennial Monument, 3150 W. Logan Blvd.

5061 N. Clark St.

3330 W. Roosevelt Road

2430 N. Cannon Drive

6950 N. Hiawatha Ave.

127 W. Huron St., 312-374-1830

    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

4 days ago

Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, April 18

Major Taylor Trail Cleanup Day This Saturday 4/21, 9 AM, 12900 S. Eggleston (FOTMTT)

    Today's Headlines for Wednesday, April 18
    Editorial: Emanuel Is "Making Little Plans" for North Branch Green Space (Tribune) Metra Wants Leverage Over Amtrak in Upcoming Union Station Negotiations (Crain's) Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen Lent $20M to Wife of Chicago Cab Mogul (Sun-Times) How to Avoid Being a Jerk While Riding the the CTA (Chicago Magazine) Cyclists of Chicago Podcast Talks With Divvy Marketing Director Kelly Goldthorpe Blind Musician Andrew Slater Confronts His Fear of 'L' Train Noise With a Sound Piece Major Taylor Trail Cleanup Day This Saturday 4/21, 9 AM, 12900 S.
    https://chi.streetsblog.org

5 days ago

Elgin opens 34 architectural gems to public on Saturday

• Imago Creative Studios, 216 Prairie St.

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• The Nancy Kimball cobblestone house at 302 W. Chicago St. Built just 11 years after the first settlers arrived, it is one of the oldest homes in town and is now being rehabbed by Elgin Area Historical Society.

• Senior Services Associates at 101 S. Grove Ave., built in 1930 in the unusual Zigzag Moderne Art Deco style. The former home of Elgin's Salvation Army corps.

    Elgin's architectural gems open to public on April 21
    Curious people will have to wait another year before they get a chance to personally inspect the "new" 89-year-old Elgin Tower Building. But the second Open Elgin Day on Saturday afternoon, April 21, will open the insides of almost three dozen other buildings -- many of them normally closed to the public -- for free tours.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

5 days ago

Elgin's architectural gems open to public on April 21

• Imago Creative Studios, 216 Prairie St.

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• The Nancy Kimball cobblestone house at 302 W. Chicago St. Built just 11 years after the first settlers arrived, it is one of the oldest homes in town and is now being rehabbed by Elgin Area Historical Society.

• Senior Services Associates at 101 S. Grove Ave., built in 1930 in the unusual Zigzag Moderne Art Deco style. The former home of Elgin's Salvation Army corps.

    Elgin's architectural gems open to public on April 21
    Curious people will have to wait another year before they get a chance to personally inspect the "new" 89-year-old Elgin Tower Building. But the second Open Elgin Day on Saturday afternoon, April 21, will open the insides of almost three dozen other buildings -- many of them normally closed to the public -- for free tours.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

Apr 11

Slowik: Riverdale library open again after 4-month closure, but money woes and finger-pointing continue

Harris told me in 2016, Jackson proposed moving the library to a dilapidated former resource center on the edge of town at 222 E. 135th Place. She said she presented Jackson’s proposal to the library board, which rejected it.

    Slowik: Riverdale library open again after 4-month closure, but money woes and finger-pointing continue
    There's some finger-pointing and blaming going on in Riverdale about why the town's public library shut its doors for nearly four months. The mayor and some residents accuse library officials of fiscal irresponsibility. Library officials say they're doing their best and accuse the mayor of not doing enough to attract businesses that would help generate tax revenue to sustain operations.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Apr 08

Friends of the Major Taylor Trail workday on Sat. 4/21

We'll be working on a section of trail just east of 12900 S Eggleston, the nearest area for parking. This location is easy to reach by bike from the Major Taylor Trail.  You can also park at Whistler Woods and take a short walk or bike ride to the site, just north of the Little Calumet River.

    Friends of the Major Taylor Trail workday on Sat. 4/21
    Please join Friends of the Major Taylor Trail, Out Our Front Door and Major Taylor Cycling Club Chicago in a spring clean-up project in honor of Earth Day. We will be cutting brush and picking up trash, in preparation for warm weather events on the trail.
    http://ridge99.blogspot.com

Apr 01

Man killed in Far South Side shooting

Police said around 1 a.m. Sunday morning, the 23-year-old man was walking near 92nd Street and South Langley Avenue when two men walked up to him and shot him.

700-795 E. 92nd St.

    Man killed in Far South Side shooting
    CHICAGO -- A man was shot and killed in the Burnside neighborhood in the city's Far South Side. Police said around 1 a.m. Sunday morning, the 23-year-old man was walking near 92nd Street and South Langley Avenue when two men walked up to him and shot him.
    http://wgntv.com

Apr 01

'My brother,' man sobbed after Far South Side shooting, among 4 in Chicago

The man was shot in the abdomen and face around 1:15 a.m. by two male assailants who approached on foot and fled in a black sedan after the shooting in the 700 block of East 92nd Place in the Burnside neighborhood.

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Most recently, a 23-year-old man was shot around 5 a.m. Sunday in the 1400 block of North Linder Avenue in the North Austin neighborhood on the West Side, police said.

It happened about 5:25 p.m. in the 9100 block of South Emerald Avenue when an assailant fired a bullet which pierced the home and hit her in the leg, police said.

    'My brother,' man sobbed after shooting on Far South Side, among 2 there in 8 hours
    A 23-year-old man was shot and killed early Sunday while walking on a sidewalk on the Far South Side, Chicago police said. The man was shot in the abdomen and face around 1:15 a.m. by two male assailants who approached on foot and fled in a black sedan after the shooting in the 700 block of East 92nd Place in the Burnside neighborhood.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Apr 01

'My brother,' man sobbed after shooting on Far South Side, among 2 there in 8 hours

Police are on scene after a 23-year-old man was shot and killed in the 700 block of East 92nd Place on April 1, 2018.

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It happened about 5:25 p.m. in the 9100 block of South Emerald Avenue when an assailant fired a bullet which pierced the home and hit her in the leg, police said.

    'My brother,' man sobbed after shooting on Far South Side, among 2 there in 8 hours
    A 23-year-old man was shot and killed early Sunday while walking on a sidewalk on the Far South Side, Chicago police said. The man was shot in the abdomen and face around 1:15 a.m. by two male assailants who approached on foot and fled in a black sedan after the shooting in the 700 block of East 92nd Place in the Burnside neighborhood.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Mar 29

Former Chicago cop charged with sexually abusing woman while on-duty

Police say Clifton sexually abused a 35-year-old woman on September 20, 2016 inside the 005th District Police Station, 727 East 111th St. He retired from the department in January 2017.

    Former Chicago cop charged with sexually abusing woman while on-duty
    CHICAGO -- A former Chicago police officer has been charged with sexually abusing a woman while on duty in 2016. Michael Clifton, 59, is due in bond court Thursday to face one count of criminal sexual abuse and one count of official misconduct.
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Mar 29

Now-retired Chicago police officer charged in 2016 sexual abuse of woman inside police station

...who sexually abused a 35-year-old woman inside the 5th District Police Station at 727 East 111th Street on September 20, 2016. Prosecutors said the woman came in to the police station to...

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Fatal 8-vehicle crash closes intersection near Congress and Wells

    Now-retired CPD officer charged in 2016 sexual abuse of woman inside police station
    Today's Top Stories WATCH NOW TOP VIDEOS A now-retired Chicago police officer has been charged in the sexual abuse of a woman inside a police station in 2016. Police said Michael Clifton was identified as the on-duty officer who sexually abused a 35-year-old woman inside the 5th District Police Station at 727 East 111th Street on September 20, 2016.
    http://abc7chicago.com

Mar 29

Retired Chicago Police Officer Charged With On-Duty Sexual Abuse

Police said an internal affairs investigation determined 59-year-old Michael Clifton sexually abused a 35-year-old woman on Sept. 20, 2016, inside the Calumet District police station at 727 E. 111th St.

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...in an argument with a 52-year-old firefighter at the fire station on the 1700 block of West 95th Street around 8 a.m. Wednesday. Johnson then twice punched his fellow firefighter in the face...

    Retired Chicago Police Officer Charged With On-Duty Sexual Abuse
    CHICAGO (CBS) - A retired Chicago police officer has been charged with sexually assaulting a woman while on duty inside a Far South Side police station in 2016. Police said an internal affairs investigation determined 59-year-old Michael Clifton sexually abused a 35-year-old woman on Sept.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

Mar 28

High schools host forums for Local School Council candidates

...Michael Gayles, who previously served on the LSC at McDade Elementary Classical School in Chatham (8801 S. Indiana Ave.), is a private practice attorney who previously worked at the municipal Department of Buildings and...

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Candidates for local school council (LSC) at Kenwood Academy High School, 5015 S. Blackstone Ave., and Hyde Park Academy High School, 6220 S. Stony Island Ave., met Wednesday, March 21, and Thursday, March 22, respectively, for pre-election forums.

Candidates for local school council (LSC) at Kenwood Academy High School, 5015 S. Blackstone Ave., and Hyde Park Academy High School, 6220 S. Stony Island Ave., met Wednesday, March 21, and Thursday, March 22, respectively, for pre-election forums.

...grader Curry previously served on the LSC and budget committee of Lincoln Park High School (2001 N. Orchard St.). He called Kenwood a “diamond in the rough” and wants excellence in academics, the arts...

...coached football and track for nine years. He served on the Bret Harte Elementary School (1556 E. 56th St.) LSC for nine years and chaired it the last two. He good-naturedly promised to...

Ramona Nicole Burress graduated in 1995 and is the mother of three children, a senior and twin 7th graders. During her service on the Ray Elementary School LSC (5631 S. Kimbark Ave.), she focused on CPS budget issues.

...the planned closure of her son’s elementary, the National Teachers Academy in South Loop (55 W. Cermak Rd.) and stressed the importance of equity and investment in neighborhood schools. Her son, a 3rd...

    High schools host forums for Local School Council candidates - hpherald.com
    By AARON GETTINGER Staff Writer Candidates for local school council (LSC) at Kenwood Academy High School, 5015 S. Blackstone Ave., and Hyde Park Academy High School, 6220 S. Stony Island Ave., met Wednesday, March 21, and Thursday, March 22, respectively, for pre-election forums. An LSC is an elected body at Chicago non-service academy public schools.
    http://hpherald.com

Mar 27

Here's the Kind of Place You Can Get for $250k in Chicago

525 E. 112th Street, Pullman

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9615 S. Leavitt Street, Beverly

1312 W. Montrose Avenue #2, Sheridan Park

1645 W. School Street #222, Roscoe Village

    Here's the Kind of Place You Can Get for $250k in Chicago
    The nice thing about Chicago is that you don't have to be a millionaire to buy a property here. While the housing markets on the West Coast and in New York City continue to spiral upwards to dramatic heights in which only the supremely wealthy can afford, the Mecca of the Midwest still remains a haven for those who aspire to obtain the old American dream of homeownership.
    http://www.chicagomag.com

Mar 23

High schools host forums for Local School Council candidates

...Michael Gayles, who previously served on the LSC at McDade Elementary Classical School in Chatham (8801 S. Indiana Ave.), is a private practice attorney who previously worked at the municipal Department of Buildings and...

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Candidates for local school council (LSC) at Kenwood Academy High School, 5015 S. Blackstone Ave., and Hyde Park Academy High School, 6220 S. Stony Island Ave.,

Candidates for local school council (LSC) at Kenwood Academy High School, 5015 S. Blackstone Ave., and Hyde Park Academy High School, 6220 S. Stony Island Ave.,

...grader Curry previously served on the LSC and budget committee of Lincoln Park High School (2001 N. Orchard St.). He called Kenwood a “diamond in the rough” and wants excellence in academics, the arts...

...coached football and track for nine years. He served on the Bret Harte Elementary School (1556 E. 56th St.) LSC for nine years and chaired it the last two. He good-naturedly promised to...

Ramona Nicole Burress graduated in 1995 and is the mother of three children, a senior and twin 7th graders. During her service on the Ray Elementary School LSC (5631 S. Kimbark Ave.), she focused on CPS budget issues.

...the planned closure of her son’s elementary, the National Teachers Academy in South Loop (55 W. Cermak Rd.) and stressed the importance of equity and investment in neighborhood schools. Her son, a 3rd...

    High schools host forums for Local School Council candidates - hpherald.com
    By AARON GETTINGER Staff Writer Candidates for local school council (LSC) at Kenwood Academy High School, 5015 S. Blackstone Ave., and Hyde Park Academy High School, 6220 S. Stony Island Ave., met Wednesday, March 21, and Thursday, March 22, respectively, for pre-election forums. An LSC is an elected body at Chicago non-service academy public schools.
    http://hpherald.com

Mar 22

Man, 88, shoots pregnant prostitute after dispute over money, prosecutors say

The shooting at Gene Sanderlin's home in the 10400 block of South King Drive about 3:45 p.m. Tuesday preceded a six-hour standoff with police that ended peacefully when Sanderlin came outside. He was taken by ambulance to an area hospital but was later charged with aggravated battery.

    Man, 88, shoots pregnant prostitute after dispute over money, prosecutors say
    An 88-year-old Rosemoor man who police said suffers from dementia shot a pregnant young prostitute after they quarreled over a $20 debt at his Far South Side home, Cook County prosecutors said Thursday. The shooting at Gene Sanderlin's home in the 10400 block of South King Drive about 3:45 p.m.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Mar 22

Charges pending against man, 88, in shooting that led to police standoff

Police officers barricade an area near 104th Street and South King Drive on March, 20, 2018, due to an active hostage situation involving a man in a house who shot at least one person, police said. It is unclear if there are more hostages involved.

The man is accused of shooting a 22-year-old woman in the legs about 3:45 p.m. Tuesday and then barricading himself inside a home in the 10400 block of South King Drive on the Rosemoor neighborhood, police said.

    Charges pending against man, 88, in shooting that led to police standoff
    Charges are pending against an 88-year-old man who suffers from dementia in connection with a shooting on the Far South Side that led to a five-hour police standoff Tuesday afternoon, according to authorities. The man is accused of shooting a 22-year-old woman in the legs about 3:45 p.m.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Mar 21

3 wounded in city shootings Tuesday

In the Rosemoor neighborhood, a 22-year-old woman was shot about 3:15 p.m. in the 10400 block of South King Drive in an attack that ended with a police standoff with the 80-year-old man suspected in the shooting.

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Detectives were investigating whether the shots were fired from nearby railroad tracks, police said. The woman was in a red sedan in the 6800 block of South Peoria Street when she was grazed, police said.

A man, 42, was shot in the leg about 5 p.m. in the 900 block of North Menard Avenue in the South Austin neighborhood, according to police. The man went in a private vehicle to West Suburban Medical Center, where his condition was stabilized.

    3 wounded in city shootings Tuesday
    A man and two women have been wounded in separate shootings in Chicago since midafternoon Tuesday, according to police. Most recently, a 22-year-old woman suffered a graze wound to the shoulder while she was driving in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side about 10:10 p.m. Tuesday, police said.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Mar 21

2 wounded in shootings on West, Far South sides

In the Rosemoor neighborhood, a 22-year-old woman was shot about 3:15 p.m. in the 10400 block of South King Drive in an attack that ended with a police standoff with the 80-year-old man suspected in the shooting.

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The man, age 42, was shot in the leg about 5 p.m. in the 900 block of North Menard Avenue in the South Austin neighborhood, according to police. The man went in a private vehicle to West Suburban Medical Center, where his condition was stabilized.

    2 wounded in shootings on West, Far South sides
    A man and a woman have been wounded in separate shootings in Chicago since midafternoon Tuesday, according to police. The man, age 42, was shot in the leg about 5 p.m. in the 900 block of North Menard Avenue in the South Austin neighborhood, according to police.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Mar 21

SWAT situation ends, man in custody on Far South Side

Police said there was SWAT situation at 104th and King Drive following a shooting at approximately 3:30 p.m. Tuesday afternoon.A person believed to...

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Fatal 8-vehicle crash closes intersection near Congress and Wells

    SWAT situation ends, man in custody on Far South Side
    Today's Top Stories WATCH NOW BREAKING NEWS Election Results: 2018 Illinois Primary TOP VIDEOS BREAKING NEWS Election Results: 2018 Illinois Primary Police said there was SWAT situation at 104th and King Drive following a shooting at approximately 3:30 p.m. Tuesday afternoon. A person believed to be in their 80s was the reported shooter, sources say.
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Mar 20

SWAT Responds to Far South Side Barricade Situation: CPD

Police responded to a call of a person shot about 3:30 p.m. in the 10400 block of South King Drive in the Rosemoor neighborhood. A SWAT team was dispatched to what was described by police as a barricade situation.

    SWAT Responds to Far South Side Barricade Situation: CPD
    A SWAT team responded to barricade situation on Chicago's Far South Side Tuesday after a woman was shot in the legs, police said. Police responded to a call of a person shot about 3:30 p.m. in the 10400 block of South King Drive in the Rosemoor neighborhood.
    https://www.nbcchicago.com

Mar 20

SWAT team responds to Far South Side shooting

The suspect in the 3:15 p.m. shooting, an 80-year-old man, was believed to have barricaded himself inside a home in the 10400 block of South King Drive, police said.

    SWAT team responds to Far South Side shooting
    A Chicago Police Department SWAT team responded to a person shot call Tuesday afternoon in the Rosemoor neighborhood on the city's Far South Side.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Mar 20

SWAT situation, shooting reported on Far South Side

Police say there is an ongoing SWAT situation at 104th and King Drive following a shooting Tuesday afternoon.A person believed to be in their 80s is the reported shooter, sources say.Someone has been wounded, and the gunman is believed to be barricaded inside.

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Fatal 8-vehicle crash closes intersection near Congress and Wells

    SWAT situation, shooting reported on Far South Side
    Live Broadcast WATCH NOW WATCH LIVE Police say there is an ongoing SWAT situation at 104th and King Drive following a shooting Tuesday afternoon. A person believed to be in their 80s is the reported shooter, sources say. Someone has been wounded, and the gunman is believed to be barricaded inside.
    http://abc7chicago.com

Mar 20

ZUMBA at ALTGELD Branch Library

13281 S. Corliss Ave.

    ZUMBA at ALTGELD Branch Library | The Community Beat
    Monday, 19 March 2018 14:07 Nick Saunders As part of Woman History Month we are having Zumba at Altgeld Branch Library with Liz Guerrero. So, come join us as we learn about good health habits, eating well, and work-up a little body heat with Liz and Zumba.
    https://www.thecommunitybeat.org

Mar 20

Rashard Glover Changes Lives One Arm At A Time

...teacher. He said when he was approached by his church, New Deliverance Missionary Baptist Church, 11200 S. State St., about constructing prosthetic arms, he opted to proceed after prayer and meditation. The materials necessary...

    Rashard Glover Changes Lives One Arm At A Time
    Y ears after surviving a potentially fatal car accident, Rashad Glover is fulfilling a promise he made to himself to help disabled persons by constructing new multi-purpose 3D printed prosthetic arms. Glover remembers in vivid detail how he nearly lost his life in Ohio in 2010.
    http://chicagodefender.com

Mar 12

Man wounded during West Side robbery among 5 shot in Chicago

...in the Altgeld Gardens neighborhood, police said. He was riding in a car in the 800 block of East 130th Street when he heard gunfire and realized he was hit, police said. He went in a...

This article has 3 other Chicago locations (Show)

The 27-year-old man was in the 2200 block of South Trumbull Avenue about 3:30 p.m. when he was shot in the left thigh, police said in a media notification. The man was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where his condition was stabilized, police said.

...Side about 4:45 a.m. Monday, police said. The man was walking in the 8200 block of South Ingleside Avenue when someone in a silver sedan fired shots, police said. The man was taken to...

...in the Fernwood neighborhood on the Far South Side, police said. Officers responded to the 10000 block of South Emerald Avenue and found the man shot on the sidewalk, police said. He was taken to Advocate...

    Man wounded during West Side robbery among 5 shot in Chicago
    Five people were wounded in city shootings since Sunday afternoon, including a man who was shot during a robbery in the Little Village neighborhood on the West Side, Chicago police said. The 27-year-old man was in the 2200 block of South Trumbull Avenue about 3:30 p.m.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Mar 11

2 injured in Riverdale nightclub shooting

13744-13799 S. Indiana Ave.

    2 injured in Riverdale nightclub shooting
    RIVERDALE, Ill. -- Two men were injured in a shooting at a nightclub in the south suburbs. Shots were fired around 9:45 p.m. Saturday night at Jimmy's Place in Riverdale, Ill. It's unclear if the shooting took place inside or outside of the club. The men were taken to nearby hospitals in serious to critical condition.
    http://wgntv.com

Mar 04

Updated Mar 10

What Chicago Residents Need to Know About Early Voting

Ward 9 Palmer Park 201 E 111th St

This article has 48 other Chicago locations (Show)

Loop Super Site (new location) 16 W Adams (March 19: this site opens until 7 p.m.)

Ward 1 Goldblatt's Bldg 1615 W Chicago

Ward 2 Near North Library 310 W Division

Ward 3 Hall Branch Library 4801 S Michigan

Ward 5 Jackson Park 6401 S Stony Island

Ward 7 Jeffrey Manor Library 2401 E 100th St

Ward 8 Olive Harvey College 10001 S Woodlawn

Ward 10 Vodak/Eastside Library 3710 E 106th St

Ward 11 Dist. 9 Police Station 3120 S Halsted

Ward 12 McKinley Park 2210 W Pershing

Ward 13 West Lawn Park 4233 W 65th St

Ward 14 Archer Heights Library 5055 S Archer

Ward 15 Gage Park 2411 W 55th St

Ward 16 Lindbloom Park 6054 S Damen

Ward 17 Thurgood Marshall Library 7506 S Racine

Ward 18 Wrightwood Ashburn Library 8530 S Kedzie

Ward 19 Mount Greenwood Park 3721 W 111th St (March 19: this site open thru 7 pm.)

Ward 20 Bessie Coleman Library 731 E 63rd St

Ward 21 Foster Park 1440 W 84th St

23 Clearing Branch Library 6423 W 63rd Pl

Ward 24 St. Agatha Parish 3147 W Douglas Blvd

Ward 26 Humboldt Pk Library 1605 N Troy

Ward 27 Union Park 1501 W Randolph

Ward 28 W. Side Learning Ctr 4624 W Madison (March 19: this site open thru 7 pm.)

Ward 29 Amundsen Park 6200 W Bloomingdale

Ward 30 Kilbourn Park 3501 N Kilbourn

Ward 31 Portage Cragin Library 5108 W Belmont

33 McFetridge Sports Ctr 3843 N California

Ward 34 W Pullman Library 830 W 119th

Ward 35 NEIU El Centro 3390 N Avondale

Ward 36 West Belmont Library 3104 N Narragansett

Ward 37 West Chicago Av Library 4856 W Chicago

Ward 38 Hiawatha Park 8029 W Forest Preserve

Ward 39 North Park Vill. Admin. 5801 N Pulaski

Ward 40 Budlong Woods Library 5630 N Lincoln

Ward 41 Roden Library 6083 N Northwest Highway (March 19: this site open thru 7 pm.)

Ward 42 Museum/Brdcst Communications 360 N State

Ward 43 Lincoln Park Library 1150 W Fullerton

Ward 44 John Merlo Library 644 W Belmont

Ward 45 Dist. 16 Police Station 5151 N Milwaukee

Ward 46 Truman College 1145 W Wilson

Ward 47 Welles Park 2333 W Sunnyside (March 19: this site open thru 7 pm.)

Ward 48 Edgewater Library 6000 N Broadway

Ward 49 Pottawattomie Park 7340 N Rogers

Ward 50 Warren Park 6601 N Western

Student Center East 750 South Halsted Street

9501 South M L King Jr. Drive

5500 North St. Louis Street

    What Chicago Residents Need to Know About Early Voting
    Elections are quickly approaching and early voting is already taking place on Monday, March 5. Here's what Chicago voters need to know: There are 51 locations scattered throughout the city that will be open Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    https://www.nbcchicago.com

  • RaleighsMa Not fauxraged but may contain typos.

    I’ll help by starting things off with one:

    Fairleigh Dickinson University survey

    You’re welcome.

  • Bill 4500 N Wolcott 30 year plus resident

    EARLY VOTING At Welles Park
    Turn out IS VERY LOW less than 100 each day Saturday 3-10-18 maybe 200 --- These should be 4 Monday - Friday and 800 plus on a Saturday .... DON'T VOTE then shut up you have no voice -

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Mar 05

These Are All 51 Early Voting Locations Across Chicago

Ward 9: Palmer Park, located at 201 E. 111th St.

This article has 51 other Chicago locations (Show)

Loop Super Site/Election Board Annex, located at 16 W. Adams St. (On March 19, will remain open through 7 p.m.)

Ward 1: Goldblatt's Building, located at 1615 W. Chicago Ave.

Ward 2: Near North Library, located at 310 W Division St.

Ward 3: Hall Branch Library, located at 4801 S. Michigan Ave.

Ward 4: King Community Center, located at 4314 S. Cottage Grove Ave. (On March 19, will remain open through 7 p.m.)

Ward 5: Jackson Park, located at 6401 S. Stony Island Ave.

Ward 6: Dist. 3 Police Station, located at 7040 S. Cottage Grove Ave.

Ward 7: Jeffrey Manor Library, located at 2401 E. 100th St.

Ward 8: Olive Harvey College, located at 10001 S. Woodlawn Ave.

Ward 10: Vodak/Eastside Library, located at 3710 E. 106th St.

Ward 11: Dist. 9 Police Station, located at 3120 S. Halsted St.

Ward 12: McKinley Park, located at 2210 W. Pershing Rd.

Ward 13: West Lawn Park, located at 4233 W. 65th St.

Ward 14: Archer Heights Library, located at 5055 S. Archer Ave.

Ward 15: Gage Park, located at 2411 W. 55th St. [[469577203, C]]

Ward 16: Lindbloom Park, located at 6054 S. Damen Ave.

Ward 17: Thurgood Marshall Library, located at 7506 S. Racine Ave.

Ward 18: Wrightwood Ashburn Library, located at 8530 S. Kedzie Ave.

Ward 19: Mount Greenwood Park, located at 3721 W. 111th St. (On March 19, will remain open through 7 p.m.)

Ward 20: Bessie Coleman Library, located at 731 E. 63rd St.

Ward 21: Foster Park, located at 1440 W. 84th St.

Ward 22: Toman Library, located at 2708 S. Pulaski Rd.

Ward 23: Clearing Branch Library, located at 6423 W. 63rd Pl.

Ward 24: St. Agatha Parish, located at 3147 W. Douglas Blvd.

Ward 26: Humboldt Park Library, located at 1605 N. Troy St.

Ward 27: Union Park, located at 1501 W. Randolph St.

Ward 28: West Side Learning Center, located at 4624 W. Madison St. (On March 19, will remain open through 7 p.m.)

Ward 29: Amundsen Park, located at 6200 W. Bloomingdale Ave.

Ward 30: Kilbourn Park, located at 3501 N. Kilbourn Ave.

Ward 31: Portage Cragin Library, located at 5108 W Belmont

Ward 32: Bucktown-Wicker Park Library, located at 1701 N. Milwaukee Ave. 

Ward 33: McFetridge Sports Center, located at 3843 N. California Ave. [[468343803, C]]

Ward 34: West Pullman Library, located at 830 W. 119th St.

Ward 35: NEIU El Centro, located at 3390 N. Avondale Ave.

Ward 36: West Belmont Library, located at 3104 N. Narragansett Ave.

Ward 37: West Chicago Avenue Library, located at 4856 W. Chicago Ave.

Ward 38: Hiawatha Park, located at 8029 W. Forest Preserve Dr.

Ward 39: North Park Vill. Admin., located at 5801 N Pulaski Rd.

Ward 40: Budlong Woods Library, located at 5630 N. Lincoln Ave.

Ward 41: Roden Library, located at 6083 N. Northwest Highway (On March 19, will remain open through 7 p.m.)

Ward 42: Museum of Broadcast Communications, located at 360 N. State St.

Ward 43: Lincoln Park Library, located at 1150 W. Fullerton Ave.

Ward 44: John Merlo Library, located at 644 W. Belmont Ave.

Ward 45: Dist. 16 Police Station, located at 5151 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Ward 46: Truman College, located at 1145 W. Wilson Ave.

Ward 47: Welles Park, located at 2333 W. Sunnyside Ave. (On March 19, will remain open through 7 p.m.)

Ward 48: Edgewater Library, located at 6000 N. Broadway St.

Ward 49: Pottawattomie Park, located at 7340 N. Rogers Ave.

Ward 50: Warren Park, located at 6601 N. Western Ave.

University of Illinois at Chicago: in the Student Center East, located at 750 S. Halsted St.

Northeastern Illinois University: in the basement lunch room of the Student Union Building, located at 5500 N. St. Louis St.

    These Are All 51 Early Voting Locations Across Chicago
    Dozens of early voting locations across Chicago officially opened their doors on Monday, giving voters who have already made up their minds a chance to hit the ballot box ahead of the rush. With Election Day just around the corner, officials promise that early voting provides more flexibility to cast a ballot without worrying about crowded polling places.
    https://www.nbcchicago.com

Mar 05

Updated Mar 05

2 Children Wounded in Shooting

The city’s first fatal shooting occurred on Sunday morning in the 13200 block of South Riverdale, according to police. An unidentified man between the ages of 30 and 35 years old was found sitting in a vehicle with a gunshot wound to his head.

This article has 6 other Chicago locations (Show)

Police say that three people, including two children, were shot in the 4900 block of West Rice on Sunday evening.

An 18-year-old was walking down a street in the 5000 block of North Keystone just before 5 p.m. when an SUV pulled up and an occupant fired shots. He was struck in the shoulder and was taken to Illinois Masonic Hospital in critical condition.  

A 29-year-old man was shot in the arm and leg just before 4 a.m in the 6200 block of South Karlov, police said. He was taken to Holy Cross Hospital in good condition.

Two people were shot at approximately 1:23 p.m. in the 7200 block of South Merrill as they tried to buy a cellphone from someone they met via an online app...

At approximately 1:15 a.m., a 36-year-old man was sitting in a car in the 2500 block of West Chicago when another vehicle approached and an occupant fired shots at him. He was struck once in the leg, and he was taken to Norwegian Hospital in good condition.

A 25-year-old man was standing in the 2900 block of North Kedzie at approximately 2:30 a.m. when he was shot three times, police said. The man was taken to Stroger Hospital in serious condition with three gunshot wounds to his leg. 

    2 Children Wounded in Shooting
    Police say that three people, including two children, were shot in the 4900 block of West Rice on Sunday evening. The victims were standing on a sidewalk just after 7 p.m. when they heard gunshots and felt pain, according to police.
    https://www.nbcchicago.com

Mar 04

What Chicago Residents Need to Know About Early Voting

Ward 9 Palmer Park 201 E 111th St

This article has 48 other Chicago locations (Show)

Loop Super Site (new location) 16 W Adams (March 19: this site opens until 7 p.m.)

Ward 1 Goldblatt's Bldg 1615 W Chicago

Ward 2 Near North Library 310 W Division

Ward 3 Hall Branch Library 4801 S Michigan

Ward 5 Jackson Park 6401 S Stony Island

Ward 7 Jeffrey Manor Library 2401 E 100th St

Ward 8 Olive Harvey College 10001 S Woodlawn

Ward 10 Vodak/Eastside Library 3710 E 106th St

Ward 11 Dist. 9 Police Station 3120 S Halsted

Ward 12 McKinley Park 2210 W Pershing

Ward 13 West Lawn Park 4233 W 65th St

Ward 14 Archer Heights Library 5055 S Archer

Ward 15 Gage Park 2411 W 55th St

Ward 16 Lindbloom Park 6054 S Damen

Ward 17 Thurgood Marshall Library 7506 S Racine

Ward 18 Wrightwood Ashburn Library 8530 S Kedzie

Ward 19 Mount Greenwood Park 3721 W 111th St (March 19: this site open thru 7 pm.)

Ward 20 Bessie Coleman Library 731 E 63rd St

Ward 21 Foster Park 1440 W 84th St

23 Clearing Branch Library 6423 W 63rd Pl

Ward 24 St. Agatha Parish 3147 W Douglas Blvd

Ward 26 Humboldt Pk Library 1605 N Troy

Ward 27 Union Park 1501 W Randolph

Ward 28 W. Side Learning Ctr 4624 W Madison (March 19: this site open thru 7 pm.)

Ward 29 Amundsen Park 6200 W Bloomingdale

Ward 30 Kilbourn Park 3501 N Kilbourn

Ward 31 Portage Cragin Library 5108 W Belmont

33 McFetridge Sports Ctr 3843 N California

Ward 34 W Pullman Library 830 W 119th

Ward 35 NEIU El Centro 3390 N Avondale

Ward 36 West Belmont Library 3104 N Narragansett

Ward 37 West Chicago Av Library 4856 W Chicago

Ward 38 Hiawatha Park 8029 W Forest Preserve

Ward 39 North Park Vill. Admin. 5801 N Pulaski

Ward 40 Budlong Woods Library 5630 N Lincoln

Ward 41 Roden Library 6083 N Northwest Highway (March 19: this site open thru 7 pm.)

Ward 42 Museum/Brdcst Communications 360 N State

Ward 43 Lincoln Park Library 1150 W Fullerton

Ward 44 John Merlo Library 644 W Belmont

Ward 45 Dist. 16 Police Station 5151 N Milwaukee

Ward 46 Truman College 1145 W Wilson

Ward 47 Welles Park 2333 W Sunnyside (March 19: this site open thru 7 pm.)

Ward 48 Edgewater Library 6000 N Broadway

Ward 49 Pottawattomie Park 7340 N Rogers

Ward 50 Warren Park 6601 N Western

Student Center East 750 South Halsted Street

9501 South M L King Jr. Drive

5500 North St. Louis Street

    What Chicago Residents Need to Know About Early Voting
    Elections are quickly approaching and early voting is already taking place on Monday, March 5. Here's what Chicago voters need to know: There are 51 locations scattered throughout the city that will be open Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    https://www.nbcchicago.com

Mar 04

Man, 38, found shot to death in vehicle on Far South Side

Arthur “AJ” Smith, 38, was found with a gunshot wound to the head around 6:05 a.m. in the 13200 block of South Riverdale Avenue in the Golden Gate neighborhood, according to police and Smith’s father. He was pronounced dead on scene.

    Man found shot to death in vehicle
    The man, aged between 30 and 35, was found with a gunshot wound to the head around 6:05 a.m. in the 13200 block of South Riverdale Avenue in the Golden Gate neighborhood.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Mar 04

Man found shot to death in vehicle

The man, aged between 30 and 35, was found with a gunshot wound to the head around 6:05 a.m. in the 13200 block of South Riverdale Avenue in the Golden Gate neighborhood.

    Man found shot to death in vehicle
    The man, aged between 30 and 35, was found with a gunshot wound to the head around 6:05 a.m. in the 13200 block of South Riverdale Avenue in the Golden Gate neighborhood.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Feb 26

Updated Feb 27

Alsip man charged with killing man in Far South Side park

Smith and a witness were walking through the park, 201 E. 111th St., when Conner approached the two and shot the victim, according to Assistant State’s Attorney Christina Kye.

    Alsip man charged with killing man in Far South Side park
    An Alsip man fatally shot a man who was walking in a Far South Side park with a friend Thursday afternoon, then stood over him and kicked him before walking away, prosecutors said Sunday. Keevon Conner, 30, is charged with first degree murder in the killing of Larreese Smith on Thursday at Palmer Park in the city's Roseland neighborhood, according to court records.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

  • James Norris Bigjimm

    Now for that senseless killing he'll have a long time in prison to think bout why he even had a gun in the first place

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