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Protests continue after fatal Chicago police-involved shooting

According to authorities, officers on foot patrol in the 2000 block of East 71st Street stopped 37-year-old Harith Augustus around 5:30 p.m. Saturday to question him...

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    Protests continue after fatal Chicago police-involved shooting
    CHICAGO - Protests are expected to continue this week after a Chicago police officer fatally shot an armed man in South Shore on Saturday. According to authorities, officers on foot patrol in the 2000 block of East 71st Street stopped 37-year-old Harith Augustus around 5:30 p.m.
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Man and woman hit by stray bullets less than block from scene of police shooting

Police are on the scene after a man and woman were shot and injured in the 2000 block of East 70th Street on July 16, 2018.

The shooting was just north of the scene where Harith Augustus, a 37-year-old barber, was shot to death by police Saturday in the 2000 block of East 71st Street.

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A 21-year-old man was shot in the inner leg around 5:45 p.m. when he was walking down the street in the 7100 block of South Carpenter Street in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side, police said. He was in good condition at University of Chicago Medical Center.

Around 12:30 p.m., a 22-year-old man was shot in the back in the 9900 block of South Halsted Street in the Far South Side’s Washington Heights neighborhood, police said. He was in serious condition at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn.

...Yards neighborhood, police said. A man in his 20s demanded money from him in the 4800 block of South Throop Street, and then shot him twice in the arm and back. He was taken to Stroger...

    Man and woman hit by stray bullets less than block from scene of police shooting
    A man and a woman were injured Monday evening by stray bullets when occupants of passing cars fired at each other about half a block from the scene of a police shooting on Saturday on the South Side, Chicago police said.
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10 hours ago

Emanuel's mayoral challengers question, defend weekend fatal police shooting

...2018, shows the police-involved shooting of Harith Augustus, 37, a day earlier in the 2000 block of East 71st Street. The video was released without audio and edits to the footage were made by the...

    Emanuel's mayoral challengers question, defend weekend fatal police shooting
    The release of a video that recorded a fatal police shooting on the South Side over the weekend has drawn the focus of candidates challenging Mayor Rahm Emanuel in next year's election, with some questioning the use of force and others defending the officers' actions.
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10 hours ago

Man and woman hit by stray bullets less than block from scene of police shooting

Police are on the scene after a man and woman were shot and injured in the 2000 block of East 70th Street on July 16, 2018.

The shooting was just north of the scene where Harith Augustus, a 37-year-old barber, was shot to death by police Saturday in the 2000 block of East 71st Street.

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A 21-year-old man was shot in the inner leg around 5:45 p.m. when he was walking down the street in the 7100 block of South Carpenter Street in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side, police said. He was in good condition at University of Chicago Medical Center.

Around 12:30 p.m., a 22-year-old man was shot in the back in the 9900 block of South Halsted Street in the Far South Side’s Washington Heights neighborhood, police said. He was in serious condition at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn.

...Yards neighborhood, police said. A man in his 20s demanded money from him in the 4800 block of South Throop Street, and then shot him twice in the arm and back. He was taken to Stroger...

    Man and woman hit by stray bullets less than block from scene of police shooting
    A man and a woman were injured Monday evening by stray bullets when occupants of passing cars fired at each other about half a block from the scene of a police shooting on Saturday on the South Side, Chicago police said.
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10 hours ago

2 shot near scene of fatal South Shore police shooting

...s uncle said he was 22.The Monday shootings happened as protests were happening near 71st and Chappel at the location where Augustus was shot Saturday evening by Chicago police.Protesters, along with...

...rang out Monday evening.The shootings happened at about 5:15 p.m. in the 2000-block of East 70th Street. The woman sustained a wound to the forearm and the man was shot in the...

    2 shot near scene of fatal South Shore police shooting
    Two people were shot Monday evening just blocks from the scene of a fatal South Shore police shooting that killed 37-year-old Harith Augustus. A 40-year-old woman and a man were shot and wounded. Police said the man was 32 year old, but the victim's uncle said he was 22.
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15 hours ago

City officials balk at releasing more videos on deadly police shooting

...had tried to detain the 37-year-old barber for carrying a gun in the 2000 block of East 71st Street...

    City officials balk at releasing more videos on deadly police shooting
    A day after Chicago police released a 30-second video of a fatal police shooting that sparked unrest and outrage, city officials said there are no immediate plans to release additional footage that could shed more light on the deadly encounter.
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15 hours ago

Woman wounded in shooting blocks from scene of fatal police shooting

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    Woman wounded in shooting blocks from scene of fatal police shooting
    CHICAGO -- A woman was wounded in a shooting Monday afternoon on Chicago's South Side. According to the reporter on the scene, a gun battle between two gangs broke out near 70th Street and Chapple Avenue, just blocks from where a barber was shot and killed by police over the weekend.
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15 hours ago

2 people shot near scene of fatal South Shore police shooting

...s uncle said he was 22.The Monday shootings happened as protests were happening near 71st and Chappel at the location where Augustus was shot Saturday evening by Chicago police.Protesters, along with...

...rang out Monday evening.The shootings happened at about 5:15 p.m. in the 2000-block of East 70th Street. The woman sustained a wound to the forearm and the man was shot in the...

    2 people shot near scene of fatal South Shore police shooting
    Two people were shot Monday evening just blocks from the scene of a fatal South Shore police shooting that killed 37-year-old Harith Augustus. A 40-year-old woman and a man were shot and wounded. Police said the man was 32 year old, but the victim's uncle said he was 22.
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20 hours ago

Protests planned for Monday after deadly Chicago police-involved shooting

Community activists say they're planning a major act of civil disobedience in the coming weeks, including a protest scheduled for Monday at 6 p.m. near 71st St. and Jeffery.

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    Protests planned for Monday after deadly Chicago police-involved shooting
    CHICAGO -- Chicago police have released body camera video of a fatal police-involved shooting as a community on the South Side demands answers. Community activists say they're planning a major act of civil disobedience in the coming weeks, including a protest scheduled for Monday at 6 p.m. near 71st St.
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21 hours ago

Questions Remain After Police Release Video of Shooting

The shooting took place in the 2000 block of East 71st Street at around 5:30 p.m., according to a statement from Chicago police. Officers approached a man who was "exhibiting characteristics of an armed person," CPD said, and an "armed confrontation ensued."

    Questions Remain After Police Release Video of Shooting
    Following the release of video footage of an officer fatally shooting a man on Chicago's South Side Saturday, activists say several questions remain about the incident as they continue to call for reforms. The shooting took place in the 2000 block of East 71st Street at around 5:30 p.m., according to a statement from Chicago police.
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21 hours ago

Chicago police release body camera footage of fatal officer-involved shooting that prompted protests

Chief police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said a probationary officer with less than two years on the job fatally shot Augustus in the 2000 block of East 71st Street near the barbershop where he worked. The Chicago Fraternal Order of Police contract prohibits police from identifying the officer.

Augustus, of the 7000 block of South Merrill Avenue in the South Shore neighborhood, was pronounced dead at Jackson Park Hospital at 5:50 p.m. Saturday, according to the medical examiner’s office.

    Chicago police release body camera footage of fatal officer-involved shooting that prompted protests
    Chicago police on Sunday released a snippet of video of a fatal police shooting less than a day after it sparked violent clashes between officers and protesters on the South Side. The footage, taken from an officer's body-worn camera, appears to show Harith Augustus, 37, a barber, break away from officers and move his hand toward his waistband.
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21 hours ago

Protests planned for Monday after deadly Chicago police-involved shooting

Community activists say they're planning a major act of civil disobedience in the coming weeks, including a protest scheduled for Monday at 6 p.m. near 71st St. and Jeffery.

    Protests planned for Monday after deadly Chicago police-involved shooting
    CHICAGO -- Chicago police have released body camera video of a fatal police-involved shooting as a community on the South Side demands answers. Community activists say they're planning a major act of civil disobedience in the coming weeks, including a protest scheduled for Monday at 6 p.m. near 71st St.
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28 hours ago

Weekend toll in Chicago: 6 dead, 22 wounded

Harith Augustus, a 37-year-old barber, was shot to death Saturday in the 2000 block of East 71st Street in the South Side’s South Shore neighborhood after what police characterized as a confrontation. Police said a gun and two ammunition magazines were recovered.

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The woman was in the vehicle with two others in the the 900 block of North Kedvale Avenue in the West Humboldt Park neighborhood when a male approached the driver side of the vehicle and pulled a gun.

    Weekend toll in Chicago: 6 dead, 22 wounded
    Six people were killed and 22 others were wounded in shootings across the city over the weekend. Among those killed between Friday afternoon and Monday morning were a woman shot by a carjacker and a man killed by police in a shooting that set off clashes between officers and citizens.
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CPD to Release Video Footage of Deadly Police-Involved Shooting

The shooting took place in the 2000 block of East 71st Street, around 5:30 p.m., when an officer says he saw a man with a gun. After officers attempted to question him, a confrontation broke out and the man was shot.

    CPD to Release Video Footage of Deadly Police-Involved Shooting
    Officials say they will release video footage of Saturday's police-involved shooting in the South Shore neighborhood after a 37-year-old man was shot to death and a protest broke out. The man who was fatally shot was identified by officials Sunday morning as Harith Augustus, a barber who was well known in South Shore for bringing his 5-year-old daughter with him to work, according to a statement issued by Rainbow PUSH Coalition.
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2 days ago

Person Killed in Officer-Involved Shooting in South Shore, Authorities Say

The shooting took place in the 2000 block of East 71st Street, around 5:30 p.m., police said. According to police, officers on a foot assignment observed a man that they believed was armed. After officers attempted to question him, a confrontation broke out and the man was shot. 

    Person Killed in Officer-Involved Shooting in South Shore, Authorities Say
    A man was killed during a police-involved shooting Saturday evening- an incident that turned into a violent protest where four Chicago police officers were injured and four arrests were made in the South Shore...
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2 days ago

Protesters clash with police after officer-involved shooting on South Side

It happened about 5:30 p.m. in the 2000 block of East 71st Street in the city’s South Shore neighborhood.

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    Protesters clash with police after officer-involved shooting on South Side
    CHICAGO - A man was killed in an officer-involved shooting on the South Side on Saturday evening. It happened about 5:30 p.m. in the 2000 block of East 71st Street in the city's South Shore neighborhood. According to a statement from the Chicago Police Department, "Officers assigned to a foot assignment observe a man exhibiting characteristics of an armed person.
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Chicago Police Report Officer Involved Shooting

The shooting took place in the 2000 block of East 71st Street, police said. An adult man was struck, and his condition is unknown.

    Chicago Police Report Officer Involved Shooting
    A man was struck during a police-involved shooting on Saturday afternoon, authorities say.
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13 hospitalized after CTA bus crash, officials say

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    13 hospitalized after CTA bus crash, officials say
    CHICAGO -- Thirteen people were hospitalized after a crash involving a CTA bus Thursday afternoon, according to officials. The Chicago Fire Department said 13 people were taken to the hospital after a CTA bus was rear-ended by a transit van on the 7100 block of South Jeffrey Street.
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