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  • Girl, 4, among 8 shot overnight

    Girl, 4, among 8 shot overnight
    A 4-year-old girl was shot and seriously hurt on the Northwest Side in one of three shootings across the city that left eight people injured overnight, authorities said. The first shooting happened shortly about 10:25 p.m., as the girl, Shyla Rivera,...
  • 4-year-old girl the latest in a string of children shot recently in Chicago

    4-year-old girl the latest in a string of children shot recently in Chicago
    As bullets started pelting the car that they were riding in Sunday night, Javier Rosario says he and his best friend both quickly covered his 4-year-old sister in the back seat to try to shield her from the gunfire. But Shyla Rivera was still hit in the...
  • 2 dead, 8 wounded in overnight shootings

    2 dead, 8 wounded in overnight shootings
    Two men were killed and another eight people wounded in shootings all over the city Friday night and Saturday morning. One of the dead men, 21, was shot just east of the intersection of 79th Streets and Yates Boulevard in the South Chicago neighborhood....
  • Five things I will remember from Wednesday's Via All-Star banquet

     
    It was a long night at the Sands, stretching until about 9:40 by the time it was over, but I am sure it was a memorable night for the high school players, coaches, parents and other adults who were among the 610 there last night for the Via All-Star...
  • Zimmermania

     
    Saturday night, my wife and I went with the Steinbergs to see local author Jack Zimmerman read from a new collection of stories at the Oil Lamp Theater in Glenview. Jack's a true local treasure, a wonderful storyteller and compelling......
  • Shootings wound 2 in Old Irving Park, Bronzeville

    Shootings wound 2 in Old Irving Park, Bronzeville
    Someone fired a gun 17 times toward a man and hit him once in the Bronzeville neighborhood overnight, according to authorities. The 21-year-old man was a passenger in a car 47th Street about 12:30 a.m. when someone in another car on Dr. Martin Luther...
  • Cop impersonator tells officers: 'I know what it's like to be one of you'

    Cop impersonator tells officers: 'I know what it's like to be one of you'
    Cop impersonator Vincent Richardson was ordered on electronic monitoring today after he was busted yet again for allegedly pretending to be a Chicago police officer. Richardson,  who made national headlines when he was able to pass himself off as a...
  • Quinn signs law expanding gym class exemption for disabled students

    Quinn signs law expanding gym class exemption for disabled students
    Students with disabilities who play organized sports outside of school will be able to skip gym class under a new state law. Gov. Pat Quinn signed a bill Sunday expanding the physical education class waiver in a ceremony at a sports center in Chicago'...
  • Alert after man tries to kidnap woman in Old Irving Park

    Alert after man tries to kidnap woman in Old Irving Park
    Chicago police have issued an alert after a man tried to drag a woman into his car in the Old Irving Park neighborhood. The 33-year-old woman was walking near Elston Avenue and Pulaski Road around 6 p.m. Monday when the man started following her and...
  • 4 hurt in Lake Shore Drive rollover

    4 hurt in Lake Shore Drive rollover
    Four people were seriously injured when an SUV flipped over early this morning on Lake Shore Drive on the North Side, authorities said. The four were traveling in the SUV when it flipped over near Irving Park Road shortly before 2:30 a.m., officials...
  • CTA announces service changes for Pride Parade

    CTA announces service changes for Pride Parade
    The CTA announced its rail and bus service changes for Sunday's Pride Parade, which begins at noon and winds between Montrose Avenue and Broadway and Diversey Avenue and Sheridan Road. In addition to changes because of the parade, some Loop trains...