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  • Shootings leave 1 dead, 5 hurt, 1 critically

    Shootings leave 1 dead, 5 hurt, 1 critically
    Shootings late Saturday and early Sunday left one person dead and five injured, one of them critically, authorities said. In the most recent shooting, about 4:45 a.m., a 34-year-old man was shot in the 3900 block of West Wilcox Street in the East...
  • Police: Neighbors witness robbery, stab attacker with screwdriver

    Police: Neighbors witness robbery, stab attacker with screwdriver
    Police said a South Side family attacked a man who was robbing someone at gunpoint outside their apartment late Saturday night. Two men tried to rob a 33-year-old man, who was shot during the attempt. He was taken to John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of...
  • Emanuel defends new schools while closing others

    Emanuel defends new schools while closing others
    Even as Chicago Public Schools has closed about four dozen schools and blamed a financial crisis for slashed school budgets across the city, Mayor Rahm Emanuel this past week has been busy announcing district construction projects. On Sunday, the...
  • Shootings on South, West sides injure 2

    Shootings on South, West sides injure 2
    Shootings on the South and West Sides left two people hurt Wednesday night, authorities said. About 9:30 p.m., a woman in her 20s arrived at Advocate Trinity Hospital with a gunshot wound to the abdomen, police said, citing preliminary information....
  • 2 hurt in West Side shootings

    2 hurt in West Side shootings
    A 40-year-old man was shot during an attempted robbery in one of two shootings since Monday evening on the city's West Side, authorities said. About 12:20 a.m., the 40-year-old was walking through an alley in the 3000 block of West Walnut Street in...
  • A city tour of LGBT history

    A city tour of LGBT history
    Stand on any corner. Close your eyes. Listen. So urges journalist and historian St. Sukie de la Croix in the introduction to his book, "Chicago Whispers: A History of LGBT Chicago Before Stonewall." You'll hear, he writes, the "rat-tat-tat-tat of Al...
  • 3 dead, 12 wounded in Chicago as long July 4th weekend begins

    3 dead, 12 wounded in Chicago as long July 4th weekend begins
    Three men were killed and a dozen people were wounded in shootings across Chicago from Wednesday afternoon through this morning as the long Fourth of July weekend began. Five of the victims were shot in two attacks in the Austin police district on the...
  • Holiday violence toll includes boys, 5 and 7: 'It's just senseless'

    Holiday violence toll includes boys, 5 and 7: 'It's just senseless'
    With the long Fourth of July weekend not even half over, the toll from violence in Chicago stood at 9 dead and at least 36 wounded today, including two little boys, 5 and 7, seriously hurt while at parks with their families. The victims since Wednesday...
  • Ponies not required

    Ponies not required
    Do you like riding a bike? Enjoy competition? Looking for a good time? You might want to check out Chicago Bike Polo. "It's a cycling sport that isn't racing," says Brian Bolles, who got involved about six years ago. "You don't have to be the fastest...
  • Boy, 15, among 3 killed in West Side shootings

    Boy, 15, among 3 killed in West Side shootings
    Three people, including a 15-year-old boy, were shot to death on the West Side Monday afternoon, police said. Hours later, three others were injured in separate shootings on the South Side. The 15-year-old boy, Ed Cooper, was shot in the chest about...
  • 9 shot overnight across Chicago

    9 shot overnight across Chicago
    At least 9 people were shot overnight across Chicago. A 30-year-old man was hospitalized after being shot in the South Deering neighborhood on the Far South Side Saturday night, officials said. The man was shot in the left side of his body at about 7 p....
  • Shootings leave 1 dead, 7 wounded

    Shootings leave 1 dead, 7 wounded
    A 24-year-old man was killed in the South Shore neighborhood Sunday, and seven others were injured in shootings from midday Sunday through early this morning, according to police. About 3:20 p.m., a man was shot in his head on the 2400 block of East...