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Urban farmers forced off land find new ground to grow

The Pie Patch, 5045 S. Laflin St., 773-340-2048, www.thepiepatchfarm.com

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Urban Growers Collective; main office (1200 W. 35th St., 773-376-8882, www.urbangrowerscollective.org); 61st Street Farmers Market (6100 S. Blackstone Ave., 773 241-6044, www.experimentalstation.org/market); Sunday City Market Bridgeport (1000 W. 35th St., 773-823-9410, www.sundaycitymarket.com)

Urban Growers Collective; main office (1200 W. 35th St., 773-376-8882, www.urbangrowerscollective.org); 61st Street Farmers Market (6100 S. Blackstone Ave., 773 241-6044, www.experimentalstation.org/market); Sunday City Market Bridgeport (1000 W. 35th St., 773-823-9410, www.sundaycitymarket.com)

    Urban farmers forced off land find new ground to grow
    The wind-whipped rooftop of a converted warehouse in the Kinzie Industrial Corridor might be the last place you'd expect to find fertile farmland, unless you're Jen Rosenthal, founder and owner of Planted Chicago. "I got my start in farming on the rooftop at Uncommon Ground, the restaurant up in Edgewater," said Rosenthal.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

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Taco vendor's shooting linked to other Back of the Yards robberies, police say

...900 block of West 50th Street;-about 3:10 p.m. July 3 in the 4800 block of South Justine;-about 6:30 p.m. July 8 in the 900 block of West 50th Street...

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...he loads his truck around the same time every day in an alley in the 4800-block of South Elizabeth Street in Chicago's Back of the Yards neighborhood.Police said a gunman approached Gomez and...

...earlier this month.The robberies happened:-about 5:50 p.m. June 28 in the 900 block of West 50th Street;-about 3:10 p.m. July 3 in the 4800 block of South Justine;-about...

    Police: Taco vendor's shooting linked to other Back of the Yards robberies
    A dangerous armed robber could be on the loose on Chicago's South Side. Police said the shooting of a street food vendor is one of four others in the same area. Jose Gomez, 34, sells tacos out of his truck, the Taco Mobil, to support his wife and two young children.
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7 wounded in city shootings, including 3 children

Police are on scene after a man was shot on July 1, 2018 in the 4800 block of South Bishop Street.

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The shooting that injured six happened just before 10 p.m. in the 3400 block of West Walnut Street in the East Garfield Park neighborhood, police said.

    7 wounded in city shootings, including 3 children
    Six people, including three children, were shot in a single attack Sunday evening on the West Side, and a man was wounded in a separate shooting on the South Side, Chicago police said. At least four of the victims were not the intended targets of the shooters, police said.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

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1 Dead, at Least 6 Injured in Chicago Shootings Sunday

A 36-year-old man is in serious condition after he was shot in the chest in the 4800 block of South Bishop at approximately 8:45 p.m. Circumstances of the shooting are unknown, according to police. 

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Just before 5 a.m. Sunday, a 32-year-old man was inside a vehicle in the 6600 block of South Western when a person began firing at the car.

Earlier Sunday, two people were injured in a shooting in the 1900 block of North Lawndale, according to police.

A 31-year-old man was shot four times in the leg in the 1400 block of South Kolin, according to police. Neither the victim nor witnesses would cooperate with authorities, and the victim is in serious condition at Mount Sinai.

An argument broke out in the 300 block of East 75th Street at approximately 2:20 a.m., and a 44-year-old man was injured when...

During an argument in the 400 block of North McClurg Court just after 5 a.m., a person pulled out a gun and began shooting at a 40-year-old man, hitting him in the arm. The victim was taken to Rush Hospital and was listed in good condition, according to police.

    1 Dead, at Least 6 Injured in Chicago Shootings Sunday
    A 32-year-old man is dead and at least six other people have been wounded in Sunday shootings across the city of Chicago. Just before 5 a.m. Sunday, a 32-year-old man was inside a vehicle in the 6600 block of South Western when a person began firing at the car.
    https://www.nbcchicago.com

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Man, 20, shot in head in Back of the Yards, police say

Police said the shooting happened in the 5000 block of South Ashland around 3 p.m. Wednesday.

    Man, 20, shot in head in Back of the Yards, police say
    CHICAGO - A 20-year-old man was shot in the head in a shooting in the city's Back of the Yards neighborhood. Police said the shooting happened in the 5000 block of South Ashland around 3 p.m. Wednesday. The victim was taken to Stroger Hospital in critical condition. No one is in custody.
    http://wgntv.com

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