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  • Gerry Henaghan, oversees Chicago's Special Olympics

    Gerry Henaghan, oversees Chicago's Special Olympics
    Gerry Henaghan was 9 years old when she started volunteering at the Special Olympics. "We were at Marquette Park and I had a cousin competing, so my sister and I started helping out," Henaghan says. "That was 1976." She never stopped helping, and...
  • Outdoor theater season is yet young

    Outdoor theater season is yet young
    For some, it just isn't a complete summer without hearing the words of the Bard spoken into the warm nighttime air — or just a few outdoor lines of Roald Dahl down by the bugs. Fear not, grass-sitting theater-goers, the outdoor season is still in...
  • Would-be sno-cone stand robber returns to scene, gets arrested

    Would-be sno-cone stand robber returns to scene, gets arrested
    A woman who pointed at her nametag on her hat and said she’d be “back later” for money after trying to rob a Marquette Park sno-cone stand at knifepoint made good her promise and was arrested, authorities said today. Cook County...
  • Man killed in Southwest Side shooting, teen found fatally shot

    Man killed in Southwest Side shooting, teen found fatally shot
    A 27-year-old man was fatally wounded Thursday afternoon in a shooting on the Southwest Side in the city's Marquette Park neighborhood. About 3:30 p.m., a man was shot in the chest on the 6300 block of South Kedzie Avenue, said police. The man was...
  • Chicago Overnight Report

    Chicago Overnight Report
    A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk. • A man who died in a Marquette Park shooting earlier this week was able to run down his attacker with his car before he died, according to authorities. Read more • Shootings across...
  • Police: Victim runs over attacker before dying from fatal shot

    Police: Victim runs over attacker before dying from fatal shot
    A man who died in a Marquette Park shooting earlier this week was able to run down his attacker with his car before he died, according to authorities. Jeremiah Brown was inside a house in the 6400 block of South Spaulding Avenue on the Southwest Side on...
  • Shootings injure 3, 1 critically

    Shootings injure 3, 1 critically
    A 43-year-old man was shot and critically injured during an argument on the Southwest Side late Monday night, and a West Side shooting also left two people hurt, according to authorities. About 11:40 p.m., someone took out a gun and opened fire during a...
  • 4 killed in South Side shootings -- 2 within 2 blocks

    4 killed in South Side shootings -- 2 within 2 blocks
    Four men were killed in separate South Side attacks Monday, two of them within blocks of each other about nine hours apart, authorities said. In the most recent killing, police responded about 8:50 p.m. to a call of a person shot in an alley adjacent to...
  • 3 charged in shooting of girl, 4, are held on bail

    3 charged in shooting of girl, 4, are held on bail
    Three teenagers charged with attempted murder in the shooting of a 4-year-old girl as she rode her scooter near her grandmother's home early this week have been ordered held in lieu of bail, authorities said. Laquan Waters, 18, Tyrese Pearson, 17, and...
  • 3 charged in shooting of 4-year-old girl

    3 charged in shooting of 4-year-old girl
    Three teenagers have been charged with attempted murder in the shooting of a 4-year-old girl as she rode her scooter near her grandmother's home early this week, authorities said. Laquan Waters, 18, Tyrese Pearson, 17, and Roosevelt Stevens, 15, have...
  • 3 dead, 13 wounded in city violence

    3 dead, 13 wounded in city violence
    A 17-year-old boy with a semiautomatic pistol walked up to an 18-year-old man Friday night in the Little Village neighborhood, pointed  the weapon toward his face and squeezed the trigger, police said. Within minutes, someone else who had seen the...