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Marquette Park

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  • First speed cameras issue warnings starting Monday

     First speed cameras issue warnings starting Monday
    Chicago’s first operational speed cameras are going to start issuing warning tickets Monday near Gompers Park on the North Side, with fines kicking in after the first 30 days, city officials announced Friday. Two cameras will keep tabs on...
  • Emanuel confronted by striking teachers while selling strike message

    Emanuel confronted by striking teachers while selling strike message
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel today continued to sell his message that the Chicago teachers strike was “avoidable” as picketing teachers provided the background noise to a news conference at a Marquette Park school. The mayor had to sneak into the...
  • Emanuel announces 50 speed camera locations

    Emanuel announces 50 speed camera locations
    Just as most Chicagoans were heading into the holiday weekend and tuning out the news, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced the full list of 50 locations where the city will put up ticket-issuing speed cameras near parks and schools by the end of the year....
  • John C. Reilly's love of roots music is no act

     John C. Reilly's love of roots music is no act
    The list of Hollywood actors who have flirted with playing in bands is a long and dubious one, from Don Johnson and Bruce Willis to Juliette Lewis and Russell Crowe. It’s difficult to see any of these “musical” endeavors as anything...
  • 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...
  • 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...