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10 people shot, 1 fatally, in 6 hours in Chicago

...22. He was shot in the back multiple times while in a car near the 1400 block of East 67th Place, then drove himself to a gas station near 70th Street and Stony Island Avenue, police...

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The 27-year-old man heard gunshots while he was walking down the 1100 block of South Mozart Street in Lawndale, then discovered he’d been shot in the leg just after 3 a.m. Saturday, according to police.

Police had not yet taped off the crime scene on Mozart Street north of Roosevelt Road when minutes later, less than 2 miles away in East Garfield Park, a shooter came...

...in the back of a 20-year-old man sitting on a porch in the 3200 block of West Walnut Street...

...the 1400 block of East 67th Place, then drove himself to a gas station near 70th Street and Stony Island Avenue, police said. Another person at the gas station called 911. Medics took the man to...

About 11:15 p.m. Friday in South Austin, three people walked up to a a 26-year-old man walking in the 5500 block of West Corcoran Place; at least one of them shot at the man, hitting him in the lower backside and arms, police said. The man was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in serious condition.

...12:35 a.m. Saturday in Lawndale, a 20-year-old man walking in the 4300 block of West Flournoy Street was shot when two people came out from a gangway. The man was hit in...

Just after 1:45 a.m. in South Austin, a 61-year-old man walking in the 100 block of South Waller Avenue was the unintended target of another shooting, police said. The man did not see who fired the shots, and was hit in the ankle, police said. He was taken to Mount Sinai in good condition.

...year-old man realized he’d been shot in the arm while driving in the 2900 block of South Loomis Street, police said. He didn’t see where the gunshots came from, but suddenly experienced pain...

About 2:10 a.m. in the West Pullman neighborhood, a 46-year-old man standing in an alley in the 400 block of East Kensington Avenue was shot in the leg by someone inside a vehicle of unknown color and model, police said. He was taken to Roseland Community Hospital, and was stabilized, police said.

...after 5:15 a.m. in East Garfield Park, two men were shot in the 700 block of North Ridgeway Avenue. A 21-year-old man was shot in the mouth and got himself to Mount...

    10 shot in 6 hours in Chicago
    The 27-year-old man heard gunshots while he was walking down the 1100 block of South Mozart Street in Lawndale, then discovered he'd been shot in the leg just after 3 a.m. Saturday morning.
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  • And to top things off not one member of the NRA is ever involved in this type of insanity. So good people of Chicago - STOP BLAMING GUNS.

    If you want lay blame for America's blighted cities and crime problem look no further than Bill Clinton's signature on the NAFTA agreement. No jobs equals more crime, it's as simple as that.

33 hours ago

10 people shot, 1 fatally, in 6 hours in Chicago

...22. He was shot in the back multiple times while in a car near the 1400 block of East 67th Place, then drove himself to a gas station near 70th Street and Stony Island Avenue, police...

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Paramedics wheel a man toward an ambulance in the 3200 block of West Walnut Street, just west of Kedzie. Police said a 20-year-old man was shot while sitting on a porch on the block about 3:10 a.m. Saturday, July 14.

The 27-year-old man heard gunshots while he was walking down the 1100 block of South Mozart Street in Lawndale, then discovered he’d been shot in the leg just after 3 a.m. Saturday, according to police.

Police had not yet taped off the crime scene on Mozart Street north of Roosevelt Road when minutes later, less than 2 miles away in East Garfield Park, a shooter came...

...the 1400 block of East 67th Place, then drove himself to a gas station near 70th Street and Stony Island Avenue, police said. Another person at the gas station called 911. Medics took the man to...

About 11:15 p.m. Friday in South Austin, three people walked up to a a 26-year-old man walking in the 5500 block of West Corcoran Place; at least one of them shot at the man, hitting him in the lower backside and arms, police said. The man was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in serious condition.

...12:35 a.m. Saturday in Lawndale, a 20-year-old man walking in the 4300 block of West Flournoy Street was shot when two people came out from a gangway. The man was hit in...

Just after 1:45 a.m. in South Austin, a 61-year-old man walking in the 100 block of South Waller Avenue was the unintended target of another shooting, police said. The man did not see who fired the shots, and was hit in the ankle, police said. He was taken to Mount Sinai in good condition.

...year-old man realized he’d been shot in the arm while driving in the 2900 block of South Loomis Street, police said. He didn’t see where the gunshots came from, but suddenly experienced pain...

About 2:10 a.m. in the West Pullman neighborhood, a 46-year-old man standing in an alley in the 400 block of East Kensington Avenue was shot in the leg by someone inside a vehicle of unknown color and model, police said. He was taken to Roseland Community Hospital, and was stabilized, police said.

...after 5:15 a.m. in East Garfield Park, two men were shot in the 700 block of North Ridgeway Avenue. A 21-year-old man was shot in the mouth and got himself to Mount...

    10 shot in 6 hours in Chicago
    The 27-year-old man heard gunshots while he was walking down the 1100 block of South Mozart Street in Lawndale, then discovered he'd been shot in the leg just after 3 a.m. Saturday morning.
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10 shot in 6 hours in Chicago

...22. He was shot in the back multiple times while in a car near the 1400 block of East 67th Place, then drove himself to a gas station near 70th Street and Stony Island Avenue, police...

This article has 10 other Chicago locations (Show)

Paramedics wheel a man toward an ambulance in the 3200 block of West Walnut Street, just west of Kedzie. Police said a 20-year-old man was shot while sitting on a porch on the block about 3:10 a.m. Saturday, July 14.

The 27-year-old man heard gunshots while he was walking down the 1100 block of South Mozart Street in Lawndale, then discovered he’d been shot in the leg just after 3 a.m. Saturday morning.

Police had not yet taped off the crime scene on Mozart Street north of Roosevelt Road when minutes later, less than two miles away in East Garfield Park, a shooter came...

...the 1400 block of East 67th Place, then drove himself to a gas station near 70th Street and Stony Island Avenue, police said. Another person at the gas station called 911. Medics took the man to...

About 11:15 p.m. in South Austin, three people walked up to a a 26-year-old man walking in the 5500 block of West Corcoran Place and at least one of them shot at the man, hitting him in the lower backside and arms, police said. The man was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in serious condition.

...after 12:35 a.m. in Lawndale, a 20-year-old man walking in the 4300 block of West Flournoy Street was shot when two people came out from a gangway. The man was hit in...

Just after 1:45 a.m. in South Austin, a 61-year-old man walking in the 100 block of South Waller was the unintended target of another shooting, police said. The man did not see who fired the shots, and was hit in the ankle. police said. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in good condition.

About 2:40 a.m. in Bridgeport, an 18-year-old man realized he’d been shot in the arm while driving in the 2900 block of South Loomis Street, police said. He didn’t see where the gunshots came from, but suddenly experienced pain, police said. He was taken to Rush Hospital and was stable.

About 2:10 a.m. in the West Pullman neighborhood, a 46-year-old man standing in an alley in the 400 block of East Kensington Avenue was shot in the leg by someone inside a vehicle of unknown color and model, police said. He was taken to Roseland Hospital, and was stabilized, police said.

Just after 5:15 a.m. in East Garfield Park, two men were shot the 700 block of North Ridgeway. A 21-year-old man was shot in the mouth and got himself to Mount...

    10 shot in 6 hours in Chicago
    The 27-year-old man heard gunshots while he was walking down the 1100 block of South Mozart Street in Lawndale, then discovered he'd been shot in the leg just after 3 a.m. Saturday morning.
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2 days ago

Judge works out deal to bring family together for funeral of boy who died in foster home fire

Chicago firefighters battled an extra-alarm fire at a multi-unit building at 1421 E. 67th Place on July 8, 2018, in the Grand Grossing neighborhood of Chicago. A 3-year-old...

    Judge works out deal to bring family together for funeral of boy who died in foster home fire
    When 3-year-old Maqkwone Jones is laid to rest next week, he will be surrounded by a family that has rarely been together for nearly a year. A Juvenile Court judge worked out a plan Friday that will allow Maqkwone's sister and three brothers to attend his funeral.
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2 days ago

Judge scolds DCFS for refusing to discuss death of boy, 3, in foster home fire: 'You tell me how he died, OK?'

None of the other siblings were in the cousin's home at 1421 E. 67th Place when the fire broke out around 10:30 a.m. Sunday, according to fire officials...

    Judge scolds DCFS for refusing to discuss death of boy, 3, in foster home fire: 'You tell me how he died, OK?'
    A Cook County judge angrily scolded the state's child welfare agency Thursday over the slow pace of its investigation into the fire death of a 3-year-old boy in foster care, losing his temper when officials refused to provide any details. "You tell me how he died, OK?"
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Paramedic injured in brick attack

A Chicago Fire Department supervisor stands next to the smashed window of an ambulance at 65th Place and Stony Island Avenue on July 12, 2018. A man reportedly walked up to the ambulance and threw a brick through the window.

    Paramedic injured in brick attack
    A Chicago Fire Department paramedic was injured Thursday afternoon when a man threw a brick at their ambulance. The attack happened about 12:45 p.m. near the intersection of 65th Place and Stony Island Avenue, according to Chicago police.
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3 days ago

DCFS had investigated complaint about supervision in foster home where boy, 3, died in fire

Chicago firefighters battle an extra-alarm fire at a multi-unit building at 1421 E. 67th Place on July 8, 2018, in the Grand Grossing neighborhood of Chicago. A 3-year-old...

    DCFS had investigated complaint about supervision in foster home where boy, 3, died in fire
    A Cook County judge demanded answers Thursday after learning there had been a complaint about adequate supervision in a foster home where a 3-year-old boy died in a fire last weekend, alone and locked inside the apartment.
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3 days ago

Paramedic injured in brick attack

The attack happened about 12:45 p.m. near the intersection of 65th Place and Stony Island Avenue, according to Chicago police.

    Paramedic injured in brick attack
    A Chicago Fire Department paramedic was injured Thursday afternoon when a man threw a brick at their ambulance's windshield.
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3 days ago

DCFS had investigated complaint about supervision in foster home where boy, 3, died in fire

Maqkwone, a week shy of turning 4, was in the foster care of his aunt when an extra-alarm fire broke out around 10:30 a.m. Sunday at 1421 E. 67th Place, according to fire officials.

    DCFS had investigated complaint about supervision in foster home where boy, 3, died in fire
    A Cook County judge demanded answers Thursday after learning there had been a complaint about adequate supervision in a foster home where a 3-year-old boy died in a fire last weekend, alone and locked inside the apartment.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

3 days ago

3 paramedics injured after brick thrown at ambulance in Woodlawn

...neighborhood on the South Side Thursday afternoon, Chicago police said.The ambulance was in the 6500-block of South Stony Island Avenue when at about 12:44 p.m., a male suspect through a brick through the...

    3 paramedics injured after brick thrown at ambulance in Woodlawn
    Three paramedics were injured after a brick was thrown at an ambulance in the Woodlawn neighborhood on the South Side Thursday afternoon, Chicago police said. The ambulance was in the 6500-block of South Stony Island Avenue when at about 12:44 p.m., a male suspect through a brick through the window, police said.
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3-year-old who died in Grand Crossing fire was left alone, authorities said

Chicago Fire Department spokesman Larry Langford says Maqkwone Jones was in the foster care of an aunt when the fire broke out Sunday at a multi-unit building on the 6700 block of South Dorchester Avenue.

    3-year-old who died in Grand Crossing fire was left alone, authorities said
    CHICAGO - Authorities said a 3-year-old boy who died in a suspicious fire on the city's South Side had been left alone inside a locked apartment as the blaze occurred. Chicago Fire Department spokesman Larry Langford says Maqkwone Jones was in the foster care of an aunt when the fire broke out Sunday at a multi-unit building on the 6700 block of South Dorchester Avenue.
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5 days ago

Boy, 3, who died in fire had been left inside locked apartment

Maqkwone Jones, a week shy of turning 4, was in the foster care of his aunt when the extra-alarm fire broke out around 10:30 a.m. Sunday at 1421 E. 67th Place in the Grand Crossing neighborhood, according to Chicago Fire Department spokesman Larry Langford.

    Boy, 3, who died in fire had been left alone inside locked apartment
    A 3-year-old boy who died in a fire over the weekend had been left alone inside a locked apartment as a suspicious blaze tore through the back porches of the three-story building on the South Side, officials said Monday.
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6 days ago

Boy, 3, who died in fire had been left alone inside locked apartment

Chicago firefighters battle an extra-alarm fire at a multi-unit building in the 6700 block of South Dorchester Avenue on July 8, 2018, in the Grand Grossing neighborhood of Chicago. A 3-year-old...

Maqkwone Jones, a week shy of turning 4, was in the foster care of his aunt when the extra-alarm fire broke out around 10:30 a.m. Sunday at 1421 E. 67th Place in the Grand Crossing neighborhood, said Chicago Fire Department spokesman Larry Langford.

    Boy, 3, who died in fire had been left alone inside locked apartment
    A 3-year-old boy who died in a fire over the weekend had been left alone inside a locked apartment as a suspicious blaze tore through the back porches of the three-story building on the South Side, officials said Monday.
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Jul 08

Child dies after apartment fire in Grand Crossing

...Firefighters battled the 2-11 alarm fire in a three-story apartment building in the 1400-block of East 67th Place.The child was transported to Comer Children's Hospital in critical condition, but later pronounced...

    Child dies after apartment fire in Grand Crossing
    A child died Sunday afternoon after she was pulled from an extra-alarm fire in the Grand Crossing neighborhood, the Chicago Fire Department said. Early Sunday, Firefighters battled the 2-11 alarm fire in a three-story apartment building in the 1400-block of East 67th Place.
    http://abc7chicago.com

Jul 08

Small child critically injured, 2 others hurt in extra-alarm blaze on South Side

...firefighters were battling the 2-11 alarm fire at a multi-unit building in the 6700 block of South Dorchester Avenue after getting the initial call at 10:32 a.m., said District Chief Barry Garr...

Onlookers gathered near the intersection of S. Dorchester Ave. and 67th Place, as a heavy smell of smoke filled the air. A firefighter who responded required treatment...

    Child, 4, critically hurt in extra-alarm blaze on South Side
    A child was critically injured Sunday morning in an extra-alarm fire in the city's Grand Crossing neighborhood on the South Side.
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Jul 08

Child critically injured in extra-alarm Grand Crossing fire

A fire in a three-story building in the 1400-block of East 67th Place.

Massive cloud of smoke near 67th Place and Dorchester. Chicago Fire on the scene. pic.twitter.com/tJmPl28HbC — Megan Hickey (@MeganHickeyABC7) July 8, 2018

    Child critically injured in extra-alarm Grand Crossing fire
    A child has been critically injured in an extra-alarm fire in the Grand Crossing neighborhood Sunday morning, the Chicago Fire Department said. Firefighters battled the 2-11 alarm fire in a three-story building in the 1400-block of East 67th Place. Chicago Fire Media said a child was transported to Comer Children's Hospital in critical condition.
    http://abc7chicago.com

Jul 08

Child, 4, critically hurt in extra-alarm blaze on South Side

Chicago firefighters were battling the 2-11 alarm fire at a multi-unit building in the 6700 block of South Dorchester Avenue as of 11:45 a.m., fire officials said.

    Child, 4, critically hurt in extra-alarm blaze on South Side
    A child was critically injured Sunday morning in an extra-alarm fire in the city's Grand Crossing neighborhood on the South Side.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Jul 08

Child injured after Grand Crossing fire, officials say

The fire happened at a building on the 1400 block of East 67th Street around  11:30 a.m.

1382-1389 E. 67th St.

    Child injured after Grand Crossing fire, officials say
    CHICAGO -- A child was taken to the hospital after a 2-11 fire in the Grand Crossing neighborhood Sunday morning. The fire happened at a building on the 1400 block of East 67th Street around 11:30 a.m. The child was taken to Comer Children's Hospital in critical condition.
    http://wgntv.com

Jul 08

Child, 4, critically injured in extra-alarm Grand Crossing fire

A fire in a three-story building in the 1400-block of East 67th Place.

Massive cloud of smoke near 67th Place and Dorchester. Chicago Fire on the scene. pic.twitter.com/tJmPl28HbC — Megan Hickey (@MeganHickeyABC7) July 8, 2018

    Child, 4, critically injured in extra-alarm Grand Crossing fire
    A 4-year-old child has been critically injured in an extra-alarm fire in the Grand Crossing neighborhood Sunday morning, the Chicago Fire Department said. Firefighters battled the 2-11 alarm fire in a three-story building in the 1400-block of East 67th Place. Chicago Fire Media said a child was transported to Comer Children's Hospital in critical condition.
    http://abc7chicago.com

Jul 08

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