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5 Dead, 15 Wounded In Chicago Weekend Shootings

...left two other people wounded. The three people were standing on a sidewalk in the 11700 block of South Sangamon when shots rang out and they were struck, police said. An 18-year-old man...

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...call of a person shot and found a man in a vacant lot in the 11800 block of South Indiana with multiple gunshot wounds to his chest and right leg, according to Chicago Police. He...

...Smith was arguing with another male when he was shot in the chest in the 7700 block of South Yates. Smith was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 12:34...

...neighborhood. The man was found on a sidewalk at 12:04 a.m. in the 100 block of East 119th Place and taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he died. The medical examiner...

...Jones suffered a gunshot wound to the chest at 9:51 p.m. in the 8600 block of South Carpenter, according to police and the medical examiner’s office. Jones was taken to University of...

...42 a.m., a 25-year-old man was standing on the sidewalk in the 3400 block of West 66th Street when someone shot him from a black sedan, police said. The man was struck in...

...At 10:10 p.m. Sunday, the man was walking on the sidewalk in the 6600 block of South St. Louis when someone shot him in the right leg from a white SUV, police said. The...

...year-old man was walking to a vehicle at 6:17 p.m. in the 6600 block of North Damen when someone approached and shot him in the buttocks, police said. He was taken to...

    5 Dead, 15 Wounded In Chicago Weekend Shootings
    CHICAGO (CBS) - Five people were killed and at least 15 others have been wounded in shootings across Chicago this weekend. The most recent fatal shooting happened about 12:55 a.m. Monday in the West Pullman neighborhood on the Far South side.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

  • AL Old homesteader

    One of the many reasons why citizens are moving out of the city.

  • Is this a economic game . Keeping the crime going so the city can steady get paid court costs room and board and meals for inmates . Criminals so dumb the system is designed for them

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Weekend violence in Chicago: 23 shot, 6 fatally

Three people were shot Feb. 4, 2018, in the 11700 block of South Sangamon Street.

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Trevor Evans, 19, died in the first homicide of the weekend. He was shot in the 3900 block of West Van Buren Street in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side around 4:35 p.m. Friday and pronounced dead early Saturday, police said.

Later Friday, Beatrice Jones, 56, was found fatally shot about 9:50 p.m. in an apartment in the 8600 block of South Carpenter Street in the South Side’s Gresham neighborhood, police said. She was killed in an apparent domestic incident.

...Porter-Young was found dead with multiple stab wounds to his upper body in the 3000 block of West Jackson Boulevard in the East Garfield Park neighborhood around 10 p.m. Friday. He was pronounced dead...

...Friday. He was pronounced dead at 10:25 p.m. He had lived in the 1700 block of North Mayfield Avenue, officials said...

    Weekend violence in Chicago: 23 shot, 6 fatally
    Six people were killed and 17 others were wounded in Chicago over the weekend as gun violence in the city continues to be markedly down from the record levels of the previous two years, according to data kept by the Tribune.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Feb 05

Man, 18, fatally shot on Far South Side is identified

Two people were shot on Feb. 4, 2018 in the 11700 block of South Sangamon Street.

    Man, 18, fatally shot on Far South Side is identified
    An 18-year-old man fatally shot in the West Pullman neighborhood early Sunday has been identified, according to authorities. Brandon Bivens, of the 1100 block of South Sangamon Street, was killed in a shooting in the 11700 block of South Sangamon Street about 12:35 a.m. Sunday, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Feb 04

3 Dead, 12 Wounded In Chicago Weekend Shootings

...At 12:35 a.m., the three people were standing on a sidewalk in the 11700 block of South Sangamon when shots rang out and they were struck, according to Chicago Police. An 18-year...

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At 12:04 a.m. Saturday, a 53-year-old man died after being found with a gunshot wound to his abdomen in the same neighborhood. The man was found on a sidewalk in the 100 block of East 119th Place and taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he died.

...Jones suffered a gunshot wound to the chest at 9:51 p.m. in the 8600 block of South Carpenter, according to police and the medical examiner’s office. Jones was taken to University of...

...South Side. At 2:59 p.m., a 25-year-old man was in the 9300 block of South Escanaba when he discovered gunshot wounds to his back and leg, police said. However, the exact...

About 15 minutes earlier, a 26-year-old man was shot in the leg in the Roseland neighborhood on the Far South Side. He was in the 11300 block of South King Drive when he was shot, police said. The man was taken in good condition to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn.

At 12:57 p.m. Saturday, an 18-year-old man was in the 4100 block of West Washington in the West Garfield Park neighborhood when someone walked up and fired multiple shots, police said. He suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in critical condition.

...on the Far South Side. They were shot about 12:20 a.m. in the 10000 block of South Bensley, police said. One man, 24, was shot in the left buttock and was listed in...

...male when he was shot in the chest at 10:28 a.m. in the 7700 block of South Yates, police said. He was taken to Northwestern University Hospital in serious condition. A suspect was...

...was standing in the vestibule of a building at 2:03 a.m. in the 1500 block of West Jonquil when someone in a black car fired shots, striking him in the left foot, police...

...man was sitting in a parked vehicle at 1:09 a.m. Saturday in the 3200 block of West Roosevelt when another male walked up and shot him in the right foot, police said. He...

...in the South Side McKinley Park neighborhood. The 20-year-old was walking in the 3200 block of South Ashland when someone in a passing vehicle fired shots, striking him in the leg, police said...

...year-old man was walking to a vehicle at 6:17 p.m. in the 6600 block of North Damen when someone approached and shot him in the buttocks, police said. He was taken to...

    3 Dead, 12 Wounded In Chicago Weekend Shootings
    CHICAGO (CBS) - Three people have been killed and 12 others wounded in shootings across Chicago since Friday evening. The most recent attack happened early Sunday, leaving a man dead and two other people wounded in the West Pullman neighborhood on the Far South Side.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

Feb 04

2 dead, 8 wounded in Chicago shootings, including 3 shot in West Pullman

The man was among three people shot around 12:35 a.m. Sunday in the 11700 block of South Sangamon Street in the West Pullman neighborhood, Chicago police said.

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On Saturday around 10:30 a.m., a 25-year-old man was shot in the chest in the 7700 block of South Yates Boulevard in the South Side’s South Shore neighborhood.

The man, identified as Earl Smith, of the 7100 block of South Rhodes Avenue, was rushed to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in serious condition, authorities said, but he was later pronounced dead.

Police officers were called to the 10000 block of South Bensley Avenue where they found two men in their 20s had been shot.

...said. About 3:15 p.m., a call came out for a shooting in the 100 block of West Garfield Boulevard in the Robert Taylor Homes neighborhood on the city’s South Side. Officials transported the...

Just before 3 p.m. a report came in of a shooting in the 9300 block of South Escanaba Avenue in Southeast Side’s Calumet Heights neighborhood, police said. Officers investigated and determined the shooting...

...him, from a vehicle driving down the alley. The 26-year-old was in the 11300 block of South King Drive in the Roseland neighborhood on the Far South Side when the gunman in the car...

About 1 p.m., an 18-year-old was shot in the 4100 block of West Washington Boulevard in the West Side’s West Garfield Park neighborhood, police said. An unknown offender came...

    2 dead, 8 wounded in Chicago shootings, including 3 shot in West Pullman
    Ten people have been shot, two fatally, in city attacks Saturday and early Sunday, including an 18-year-old man who was killed in a triple shooting on the Far South Side. The man was among three people shot around 12:35 a.m. Sunday in the 11700 block of South Sangamon Street in the West Pullman neighborhood, Chicago police said.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

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1 dead, 2 wounded in West Pullman shooting

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    1 dead, 2 wounded in West Pullman shooting
    CHICAGO - One person was killed and two others were injured in a shooting in the city's West Pullman neighborhood early Sunday morning. The shooting happened around 12:30 a.m. Sunday at 117th and Sangamon streets. The victims were standing on the sidewalk when shots were fired and they were hit.
    http://wgntv.com

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Aldi looking to fill over 100 positions in Chicago-area

821 W. 115th Street, Chicago

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    Aldi looking to fill over 100 positions in Chicago-area
    CHICAGO -- Aldi is hosting hiring events at 63 stores in the Chicago-area Tuesday. The company is looking to fill more than 100 positions in south Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana. Pay starts at $12 per hour for a store associate and goes up to $94,000 per year for a store manager.
    http://wgntv.com

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Updated Jan 19

Support NursingInspired| A Pre-Nursing mentorship and educational program for African American

DYK that of the 2,824,641 (RNs) in the US, "9.9% of RN's are black or African American."

Dear fellow Roseland residents, I'm asking you to support my GoFundMe forNursingInspired: https://www.gofundme.com/NursingInspired

WHO WILL BENEFIT:
Young adults (who will take or is taking pre-requisites to apply to college and/or nursing school) and High school students - sophomores, juniors, seniors
Live in Chicago
✔Identifies as African American ❤️🖤💚 or ethnically underrepresented
✔Lives in an area of economical and/or educational disadvantage
✔May or may...

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DYK that of the 2,824,641 (RNs) in the US, "9.9% of RN's are black or African American."

Dear fellow Roseland residents, I'm asking you to support my GoFundMe forNursingInspired: https://www.gofundme.com/NursingInspired

WHO WILL BENEFIT:
Young adults (who will take or is taking pre-requisites to apply to college and/or nursing school) and High school students - sophomores, juniors, seniors
Live in Chicago
✔Identifies as African American ❤️🖤💚 or ethnically underrepresented
✔Lives in an area of economical and/or educational disadvantage
✔May or may not go away to college (outside of Greater Chicago Area or outside of Illinois)
✔Desire to pursue a career in nursing

WHAT THE FUNDS WILL BE USED FOR:
One (1) Pocket projector and (1) portable projector screen for educational programs/seminars to prepare students to apply to college & nursing school for private small groups, youth groups and at schools

HOW SOON THE FUNDS ARE NEEDED:
* $332.28 by January 4, 2018 (For January 7th educational program)

BACKGROUND:
Chicago, IL | Founded in 2017, NursingInspired is a mentorship and educational program for ethnically underrepresented moreover African American youth high school students & young adults that seek to pursue a higher education & nursing career.

I am currently working with several young adults that are taking their prerequisites. The goal is to guide them with individualized preparatory "care plans" in their nursing school applications as well as group educational sessions.

In time, I seek to reach out to collaborate with various African American youth organizations and schools throughout the Southside of Chicago with educational programs, events and exposure to area nursing schools and organizations.

Thankful and Warm Regards,

Fallon M. Flowers, MSN, BS, RN
NursingInspired | Founder
http://bit.ly/FMF_NursingInspired

SOURCE:
Minority Nurse (2015). Nursing Statistics. Retrieved from: http://minoritynurse.com/nursing-statistics/

    Click here to support Pre-Nursing|African American youth organized by Fallon Warm Heart Flowers
    NursingInspired Who will benefit : @ High school students - sophomores, juniors, seniors @Young adults - Will take or is taking pre-requisites to apply to college and/or nursing school *Live in Chicago *Identifies as African American or ethnically underrepresented ...
    https://www.gofundme.com
  • Fallon Flowers Grew up in Marynook & now in West Chesterfield

    📢Supporters, Ladies, and Gentlemen,

    Apart of the Personal Preparation series: "Applying to Nursing School
    information session"

    The first installment of educational event(s),
    this past Sunday, January 7th, 2018 was a success!

    Thank you 👏🏽👏🏾👏🏿 to all those who donated and spread the word
    about what I am seeking to execute...

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    📢Supporters, Ladies, and Gentlemen,

    Apart of the Personal Preparation series: "Applying to Nursing School
    information session"

    The first installment of educational event(s),
    this past Sunday, January 7th, 2018 was a success!

    Thank you 👏🏽👏🏾👏🏿 to all those who donated and spread the word
    about what I am seeking to execute with 💡NursingInspired👩🏾‍🏫.

    While the funds raised 💸 have still been coming in,
    I was not able to get the projector and screen in time.

    However, I was able to borrow, both a
    projector and projector screen from a close friend.
    💖Thank you, Erica Lamb!👼🏾

    In the meantime, mentees present at the session received:
    ✔️folders with their agenda and program materials.
    ✔️treat bags including "Future Nurse" writing pens to take note of the many time-saving tips to help them apply to nursing school,
    ✔️organizational binders to help them keep track of their top nursing schools they are applying to, as well as prepare them for school visits and interviews.

    Please continue to spread the word about this effort for
    African American❣️️🖤💚 youth in Chicago and the field of Nursing.

    Inspirationally Yours,
    Fallon M. Flowers, MSN, BS, RN
    💡 NursingInspired 👩🏾‍🏫| Founder
    http://bit.ly/FMF_NursingInspired

    *** Donations still welcome via Paypal: https://www.paypal.me/nursinginspired or GoFundMe https://www.gofundme.com/NursingInspired ***

    #collegeprep #prenursing #diversity #healthcare #Futurenurse #AfricanAmerican #Black #Chicago #youth #parents #highschool #teachers #career #advisors #College #STEM #STEAM #Nurse #Nursing #NurseInnovation #NurseLeader #Leadership #Iinnovation #Entrepreneur #Nursepreneur #minority #minorities #BlackOwnedBusiness #Femaleowned #nursementor #mentor #nationalmentoringmonth

  • Fallon Flowers Grew up in Marynook & now in West Chesterfield

    At exactly 3 weeks in, exciting updates include that NursingInspired has ITS OWN pocket projector and portable projector screen!

    This allows more educational sessions to be done for our mentees and interested youth groups in the future.

    Here's to all the African American youth in Chicago that will be "Inspired...

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    At exactly 3 weeks in, exciting updates include that NursingInspired has ITS OWN pocket projector and portable projector screen!

    This allows more educational sessions to be done for our mentees and interested youth groups in the future.

    Here's to all the African American youth in Chicago that will be "Inspired to be a nurse"!

    Inspirationally Yours,
    Fallon M. Flowers, MSN, BS, RN
    💡NursingInspired👩🏾‍🏫|Founder

    Business card: http://bit.ly/FMF_NursingInspired
    Website: http://nursinginspired.business.site/

    #collegeprep #prenursing #diversity #healthcare #Futurenurse #AfricanAmerican #Black #Chicago #youth #parents #highschool #teachers #career #advisors #College #STEM #STEAM #Nurse #Nursing #NurseInnovation #NurseLeader #Leadership #Iinnovation #Entrepreneur #Nursepreneur #minority #minorities #BlackOwnedBusiness #Femaleowned #nursementor #mentor #nationalmentoringmonth

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At Least 18 People Wounded in Weekend Shootings

At a party in the 900 block of West 114th Place, a 19-year-old man was shot in the right arm at approximately 1:30 a.m. The man was taken to Christ Hospital in stable condition, police said.

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On Friday evening, two teens were shot in the 9300 block of South Colfax just before 9 p.m., police said. The victims were walking down a sidewalk when a dark colored sedan pulled up and one of the occupants opened fire, striking both.

Early Saturday morning, three people were shot at a party in the 3900 block of West Arthington. The shooting occurred just after 4 a.m., and no one is in custody according to authorities.

A 38-year-old man was shot in the back while standing on a sidewalk in the 4700 block of West Huron at approximately 9 p.m. The man was approached by another man, who opened fire. The victim is in serious condition at Mount Sinai Hospital, police said.

In the 2300 block of North Lawndale at approximately 9:19 p.m., a 24-year-old man was parking his car when an occupant in another vehicle opened fire. The victim was taken to Stroger Hospital in serious condition with a gunshot wound to his back, police said.

A 27-year-old man was sitting in the drive-thru of a restaurant in the 1400 block of West 47th Street at approximately 4:39 a.m. when he was shot in the left armpit. He was taken to Stroger Hospital in stable condition, police said.

A 16-year-old boy suffered gunshot wounds to his body while sitting in a car in the 6700 block of North Hermitage, police said. The boy was shot when an unknown man walked up to the car and opened fire. He was taken to St. Francis Hospital in stable condition, police said.

    At Least 18 People Wounded in Weekend Shootings
    Over the holiday weekend, 18 people have been shot and wounded across the city of Chicago, according to police. In the city's most recent shooting, a 25-year-old man was shot in the 12300 block of South Union just after 6
    https://www.nbcchicago.com

Jan 13

At Least 11 Shot In Chicago So Far This Weekend

...19-year-old man was attending the party about 1:30 a.m. in the 900 block of West 114th Place when a male shot him in the right arm, police said. He was taken to...

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...man was sitting in a drive-through lane about 4:40 a.m. in the 1400 block of West 47th Street when he heard shots and felt pain, according to Chicago Police. He was taken to...

Less than 40 minutes earlier, three people were seriously wounded in a shooting in the West Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side. Someone fired shots at a party at 4:05 a.m. in the 3900 block of West Arthington, striking three people, police said.

...year-old was sitting in a parked vehicle about 9:20 p.m. in the 2300 block of North Lawndale when someone inside the vehicle fired shots, police said. The man was taken to Stroger...

About 20 minutes earlier, another man was shot in the West Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side. A 28-year-old man was shot in the lower back while in the 4700 block of West Huron, according to Chicago Police. He took himself to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was listed in serious condition.

...old man and a 17-year-old boy were walking on the sidewalk in the 9300 block of South Colfax when someone fired shots from a dark-colored sedan, police said. They were both taken...

    At Least 11 Shot In Chicago So Far This Weekend
    (CBS) - At least 11 people have been wounded by gunfire across Chicago since the start of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day weekend. The most recent shooting happened early Saturday in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side. A 27-year-old man was sitting in a drive-through lane about 4:40 a.m.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

Jan 13

13 wounded in city shootings, including three in West Side attack

• A 19-year-old man was shot in the arm around 1:30 a.m. Saturday while attending a party in the 900 block of West 114th Street in the Far South Side’s Morgan Park neighborhood, police said. He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn where his condition was stabilized.

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The three were shot around 4 a.m. Saturday while at a gathering in the 3900 block of West Arthington Street in the Lawndale neighborhood, police said.

He heard shots and felt pain around 4:40 a.m. while at the restaurant in the 1400 block of West 47th Street in the Back of the Yards neighborhood. The man was taken to Stroger Hospital where his condition was stabilized.

The teens, a 17-year-old boy and an 18-year-old man, were walking on the sidewalk in the 7500 block of South Stony Island Avenue when someone in a dark-colored sedan fired shots at them, police said.

...the Logan Square neighborhood on the Northwest Side. He was parking his car in the 2300 block of North Lawndale Avenue when someone fired at him from a vehicle, police said. The man was taken to...

• A 38-year-old man was seriously injured in a shooting in the 4700 block of West Huron Street in the West Side’s West Garfield Park neighborhood around 9 p.m. The man was shot in the lower back and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in serious condition.

...not available, suffered a gunshot wound to the hand around 3 p.m. in the 6600 block of South Claremont Avenue in the West Englewood neighborhood on the South Side. She was taken to an area...

...Around 12:25 p.m., a 21-year-old man was shot in the 3200 block of West Evergreen Avenue in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side, police said. He was shot in...

    Man shot in Humboldt Park neighborhood
    A 21-year-old man was shot in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side early Friday afternoon, police said. The man was in the 3200 block of West Evergreen Avenue about 12:25 p.m. when he was shot in the chest and right side, according to a police media notification.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

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