9 min ago

4 shot at West Side party: 'I just dove to the floor'

The birthday party then erupted into chaos, as people ran away from the venue in the 3200 block of West Division Street in the West Side’s Humboldt Park neighborhood.

    4 shot at West Side party: 'I just dove to the floor'
    The woman seemed to come out of nowhere as she sprinted inside the birthday party amid a hail of gunfire, witnesses said. The young woman fell near the entrance, partygoers said, as a car sped away. Two men and another woman were also hit with bullets.
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3 hours ago

Man killed in hit-and-run on Southwest Side

The man was struck around 9:45 p.m. in the 8500 block of South Cicero Avenue in the Scottsdale neighborhood and pronounced dead on scene.

    Man killed in hit-and-run on Southwest Side
    A 50-year-old man was hit by a car in the 8500 block of South Cicero Avenue.
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Jan 12

Updated 4 hours ago

Candidate for Illinois attorney general robbed at gunpoint

...Goldstein’s campaign manager. The robbery took place about 3:25 p.m. in the 4600 block of North Albany Avenue in Albany Park, when three men in their early 20s approached them, according to a...

    Candidate for Illinois attorney general robbed at gunpoint
    A candidate running for Illinois Attorney General was robbed at gunpoint while he was taking promotional photos for his campaign Thursday afternoon in the Northwest Side ward where he's also the Democratic committeeman, according to his campaign manager and authorities.
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6 hours ago

1 killed at Red Line station bus stop, 1 wounded on Green Line among 7 shot in Chicago

The fatal shooting happened around 1:15 p.m. at the bus stop outside the 69th Street station, 15 W. 69th St., police said in a media notification.

...and the 30-year-old woman were shot about 7:10 p.m. in the 2000 block of North Laramie Avenue, according to preliminary police information. The girl suffered a gunshot wound to the left arm...

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...old man was shot in the left leg about 2:30 p.m. in the 3900 block of West Arthington Street in the Lawndale neighborhood, police said, correcting earlier information that the man might have been...

    Man killed near Red Line station on South Side, 1 wounded on West Side
    A 23-year-old man was fatally wounded outside a CTA Red Line station on the South Side, and another man was shot on the West Side Saturday afternoon, Chicago police said. The fatal shooting happened around 1:15 p.m. in the first block of West 69th Street near the Red Line, police said.
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13 hours ago

Pursuit of stolen Mustang leads to charges against 2 men

Liggins, of the 8300 block of South Ada Street, and Lee, of the 1200 block of North Lockwood Avenue, were arrested early Friday after the stolen Mustang was spotted near Lake Shore Drive and Chicago Avenue about 1:15 a.m.

Liggins, of the 8300 block of South Ada Street, and Lee, of the 1200 block of North Lockwood Avenue, were arrested early Friday after the stolen Mustang was spotted near Lake Shore Drive and Chicago Avenue about 1:15 a.m.

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Liggins, of the 8300 block of South Ada Street, and Lee, of the 1200 block of North Lockwood Avenue, were arrested early Friday after the stolen Mustang was spotted near Lake Shore Drive and Chicago Avenue about 1:15 a.m.

After initially losing track of it, police spotted the car near Blue Island and Damen avenues, then pursued it until it crashed into a parked SUV about 10 miles away in the 8700 block of South Union Avenue in the Gresham neighborhood on the South Side, police said.

After initially losing track of it, police spotted the car near Blue Island and Damen avenues, then pursued it until it crashed into a parked SUV about 10 miles away in the 8700 block of South Union Avenue in the Gresham neighborhood on the South Side, police said.

The car originally had been stolen around 9:15 p.m. Thursday in the Morgan Park neighborhood on the Far South Side, according to police. Two men, 21 and 22, were sitting in the Mustang in the 11600 block of South Church Street when someone forced them from the car at gunpoint.

    Pursuit of stolen Mustang leads to charges against 2 men
    Two men have been charged after being arrested running away when they crashed a stolen lime green Ford Mustang that police had followed for about 10 miles early Friday, authorities said Saturday. Myron Liggins, 20, faces charges of aggravated armed vehicular hijacking and armed robbery with a firearm, and was ordered held without bail in a hearing Saturday afternoon at the Leighton Criminal Court Building.
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14 hours ago

Man killed near Red Line station on South Side, 1 wounded on West Side

A 19-year-old man was shot in the left leg about 2:30 p.m. in the 3800 block of West Arthington Street in the Lawndale neighborhood, police said.

    Man killed near Red Line station on South Side, 1 wounded on West Side
    A 23-year-old man was fatally wounded outside a CTA Red Line station on the South Side, and another man was shot on the West Side Saturday afternoon, Chicago police said. The fatal shooting happened around 1:15 p.m. in the first block of West 69th Street near the Red Line, police said.
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14 hours ago

Women's March Chicago 2018: If you go

Where: Attendees can enter the rally area at the intersection of Columbus Drive and Congress Parkway. An accessible entrance is available at Columbus and Monroe Street.

12:30 p.m.: March begins, wrapping up at Federal Plaza on Dearborn Street. Those unable to march can remain in the rally area. Columbus and Jackson drives will remain closed until 2 p.m.

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Buses: Coach bus dropoff is at Balbo and Columbus drives.

    Women's March Chicago 2018: If you go
    In January 2017, an estimated 250,000 demonstrators filled downtown during last year's Women's March on Chicago that shut down parts of the Loop one day after the inauguration of President Donald Trump. Saturday's March to the Polls shifts the focus from resistance against a new administration to influencing future local, state and midterm elections.
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15 hours ago

Man charged with arson, battery of police officer after CTA 'L' car fire causes $10K in damage

David M Ferguson, 28, of the 2900 block of West Cullom Avenue, was ordered held without bail Saturday in a hearing at Cook County Bond Court.

    Man charged with arson, battery of police officer after CTA 'L' car fire causes $10K in damage
    A CTA Red Line rider splashed paint thinner on another passenger, then set himself and several seats in a train car on fire before burning a Chicago police officer's shoes in an arson that caused about $10,000 in damage, prosecutors said Saturday.
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15 hours ago

Armed carjackers steal SUV in River Forest: police

River Forest police are investigating after a Friday carjacking involving two people armed with guns in the 500 block of Monroe Avenue.

    Armed carjackers steal SUV in River Forest: police
    River Forest police are investigating after a Friday carjacking involving two people armed with guns in the 500 block of Monroe Avenue. The driver reported he had pulled his SUV into a driveway just before 6 p.m. Friday when two gunmen - described as young men or boys - approached, River Forest police said in a news release issued Saturday afternoon.
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16 hours ago

How Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks fell in love over Chicago blues records

Where: Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State St.

    How Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks fell in love over Chicago blues records
    After many years fronting their own bands, Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks combined their talents in 2010 - Tedeschi the blueswoman who can float up to a soft chorus or overpower the end of a verse, Trucks the onetime electric-guitar prodigy.
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20 hours ago

Toddler in serious condition after being thrown from balcony on South Side

Shortly after 6 a.m., Chicago police said the toddler was thrown from a balcony to the ground below in the 7000 block of South Paxton Avenue.

    Toddler in serious condition after being thrown from balcony on South Side
    A 1-year-old was listed in serious condition after being thrown from a balcony early Saturday morning in the South Shore neighborhood, Chicago police said.
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2 days ago

Updated 21 hours ago

Man on CTA Red Line threw chemicals on woman before he set fire on train car

...the train operator to tell the operator about the incident. At the Argyle Avenue station, 1118 W. Argyle, in the Uptown neighborhood, the train operator locked down the cars except the one with...

    CTA Red Line delayed after man starts fire on train at Argyle
    CTA Red Line service was disrupted during rush hour after someone started a fire on a train at the Argyle Avenue station, according to authorities. Police were called around 5:20 p.m. for a male who had started a fire at the Argyle station, 1118 W. Argyle, in the Uptown neighborhood, a police spokesman said.
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  • SocioloGina Researcher in my 4th Yr in Chicago

    On the positive side, it sounds like all the passengers responded in the best possible way. And the woman who was doused seems in good spirits. Scary though.

  • Jeffrey Littleton Sheridan Park Neighbors Administrator

    All's well that ends well.

23 hours ago

Contemporary home with spa: $4.5M

600 N. Fairbanks Ct. Unit 3901-4 in Chicago: $4,500,000

    Contemporary home with spa: $4.5M
    600 N. Fairbanks Ct. Unit 3901-4 in Chicago, ILLINOIS
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24 hours ago

3 hospitalized after carbon monoxide leak at South Side grocery store

The Chicago Fire Department responded to Grove Market Grocery and Spirits at 6656 S. Cottage Grove Ave. before 9:30 p.m.

    3 hospitalized after carbon monoxide leak at South Side grocery store
    Three people were taken to local hospitals after a carbon monoxide leak closed down a South Side grocery store.
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