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John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County

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  • 1 dead, at least 20 wounded in overnight gun violence in Chicago

    1 dead, at least 20 wounded in overnight gun violence in Chicago
    Chicago was hit with a burst of gun violence on the Fourth of July, with at least 21 people shot, one of them fatally, during an 11-hour stretch from Friday evening into Saturday morning, according to police. That brought to 36 the number of people who...
  • 5 killed, 11 wounded in overnight gun violence in Chicago

    5 killed, 11 wounded in overnight gun violence in Chicago
    At least five people were killed and another 11 were wounded in overnight gun violence in Chicago, bringing to more than 50 the number of people shot in the city over the holiday weekend so far, according to police. Five of the people were shot by police...
  • Shootings since Sunday in Chicago: 4 dead, 26 wounded

    Shootings since Sunday in Chicago: 4 dead, 26 wounded
    At least 30 people were shot over about 13 hours starting 2:30 p.m. Sunday afternoon and continuing into early Monday morning. Four of the 30 people shot died and several more remain in critical condition. The shootings Sunday into Monday brings the...
  • Woman killed, 8 people hurt in overnight shootings in Chicago

    Woman killed, 8 people hurt in overnight shootings in Chicago
    A young woman was killed and at least eight other people injured in shootings on the South and West sides overnight, police said. Jaynisha Scheffer, 19, was walking down the sidewalk with a group of people in the 2200 block of West 68th Street in West...
  • Police exchange gunfire with man on Southwest Side, 3 others wounded across city

    Police exchange gunfire with man on Southwest Side, 3 others wounded across city
    Three separate shootings left three men wounded, and police exchanged gunfire with a man in another incident overnight. Preliminary reports said the man police shot at is in custody and is not  injured. Police said a weapon was recovered from the scene....
  • 2 shot on South Side

    2 shot on South Side
    Two men have been shot in separate incidents on the city's South Side this evening, police said. A 53-year-old man was shot in the leg in the Woodlawn neighborhood about 7:25 p.m. and taken to John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County, where his...
  • At least 2 dead, 18 wounded in city shootings

    At least 2 dead, 18 wounded in city shootings
    At least two men have been killed and 18 other people wounded, including two 15-year-old boys,  in shootings in Chicago Friday night into Saturday morning. In the Austin neighborhood about 7:13 p.m. Friday, a 32-year-old man was shot and pronounced dead...
  • Shootings leave 1 dead, 8 hurt across city

    Shootings leave 1 dead, 8 hurt across city
    A 21-year-old woman was shot to death on the Northwest Side early this morning, and other shootings in the city have left eight people hurt since late Saturday afternoon. The fatal shooting happened about 12:25 a.m. Sunday after an apparent exchange...
  • South Side crash leaves 2 dead, 3 critically injured

    South Side crash leaves 2 dead, 3 critically injured
    Two people were killed and three others critically injured when a car struck a concrete pillar early this morning at the intersection of West Pershing Road and South Western Avenue, according to police. About 3:15 a.m., a silver car traveling northbound...
  • Man, 92, dies in extra-alarm fire in West Town

    Man, 92, dies in extra-alarm fire in West Town
    A 92-year-old man died after firefighters searching through thick smoke pulled him from the second floor of his West Town home, officials said. "When we pulled up, it was zero visibility in front of the building," said Deputy District Fire Chief Steve...
  • 15 hurt, one critically, in crash involving CTA bus

    15 hurt, one critically, in crash involving CTA bus
    At least 15 people were taken to hospitals after in a crash involving a CTA bus this morning on the Southwest Side. Shortly before 10 a.m., CTA officials said an SUV going southbound on Western Avenue made contact with the northbound No. 49 Western...