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  • Water Playgrounds and Wading Pools Open in Grand Rapids

    Water Playgrounds and Wading Pools Open in Grand Rapids
    The Grand Rapids Parks and Recreation Department will open water playgrounds and wading pools on the Fourth of July. Water playgrounds and wading pools are located throughout the city to help encourage residents to stay cool. Here is a list of water...
  • 4 homicides in West Garfield Park in 24 hours

    Four men were shot and killed in West Garfield Park in about 24 hours this week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. Two men were shot to death about 8:55 p.m. Monday in the 4100 block of West Adams Street, officials said. Nearly four...
  • Storm brings brief relief, back in the 100s Friday

    Storm brings brief relief, back in the 100s Friday
    A rumbling, wind-whipping afternoon storm that passed directly over downtown Chicago brought the day’s brutal 103-degree temperature plummeting down into the 80s, though the cool down didn’t last long and Friday is still poised to break heat...
  • Several concerts canceled, rescheduled due to extreme heat conditions

    Several concerts canceled, rescheduled due to extreme heat conditions
    Indy Parks and the Greenwood Park Mall announced Thursday they would cancel their summer concerts due to the extreme heat conditions across Central Indiana. The following Indy Parks concerts have been canceled: - July 5, 2012; 7:00 PM: Pops Series...
  • Medical examiner: Heat-related deaths rise to 10

    Medical examiner: Heat-related deaths rise to 10
    There have been 10 confirmed deaths related to the heat wave that assailed the Chicago area this week, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office. Autopsies conducted today determined that four additional people had succumbed to this week's...
  • 7 hurt in overnight shootings in city

    7 hurt in overnight shootings in city
    At least seven people were shot across the city Saturday night and Sunday morning, including a man who told police that he lost $2,000 rolled in a rubber band after he tried running from his attackers. The 25-year-old man who lost the money was shot in...
  • Why the Blue Line is so packed in the morning

     Why the Blue Line is so packed in the morning
    Woe is the Blue Line. While other transit lines are seeing upgrades or fancy new rail cars, the Blue Line—which is often the first impression for some travelers to Chicago—is stuck in the Dark Ages. Stations along the northern section of the...
  • Man already in jail in shooting charged in 2010 double slaying

    Man already in jail in shooting charged in 2010 double slaying
    A man already in Cook County Jail on charges he shot someone last year has been charged with murder in the 2010 slayings of two men at an East Garfield Park grocery store, police said. Quinton Brown, 26, is charged with the murders of Jeffery Pinkerton...
  • July homicides down versus July 2011

    Austin and South Deering each saw two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. In Austin, an 18-year-old man was shot to death Tuesday in the 1000 block of North Lawler Avenue, police said. One day earlier, a 39-...
  • West Side cops catch sex assault suspect

    West Side cops catch sex assault suspect
    A suspect in the sexual assault of a woman in the back yard of a home in the West Garfield Park neighborhood was caught by West Side police officers after a brief foot chase this morning, police said. A caller to 911 alerted police to someone screaming...
  • 1 in custody after shots fired at police on West Side

    1 in custody after shots fired at police on West Side
    Chicago police arrested a suspected gunman who opened fired on them this morning on the West Side. No officers were hurt in the shooting, which happened in the 100 block of South Cicero Avenue in the West Garfield Park neighborhood at 1:50 a.m., police...