Chicago News

Sep
26
Bullet fired from outside hits Chicago paramedic's hat inside ER

Bullet fired from outside hits Chicago paramedic's hat inside ER

The bullet struck the bill of the paramedic's baseball-style hat and the paramedic was not injured.
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Sep
25
After threats, killings, no fans allowed at Simeon vs. Phillips football game

After threats, killings, no fans allowed at Simeon vs. Phillips football game

The Simeon-Phillips game is one of the biggest of the season for the teams.
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Sep
24
Groundbreaking for Obama presidential center set for Tuesday

Groundbreaking for Obama presidential center set for Tuesday

The complex will sit on 19 acres of the 540-acre Jackson Park and include a museum, public library branch, athletic center, children's play area and a test kitchen. Obama's presidential papers will be available in digital form.
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Sep
23
Two students at Simeon, both 15-years-old, killed just hours apart

Two students at Simeon, both 15-years-old, killed just hours apart

Kentrell was a member of Good Kids Mad City, a youth group working to end violence. Jamari played football and loved sports.
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Sep
17
Chicago woman sues park district over son's lake drowning

Chicago woman sues park district over son's lake drowning

Cisneros drowned off Pratt Pier in Chicago's Rogers Park neighborhood after jumping off the pier for a swim. Last week, the city park district placed two sanctioned life rings at Prinz Beach Park, including one at Pratt Pier.
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Sep
15
Mayor: San Antonio superintendent chosen to lead CPS

Mayor: San Antonio superintendent chosen to lead CPS

Martinez previously worked for Chicago Public Schools and replaces interim schools CEO Jose Torres, who had been leading the roughly 350,000-student district after CEO Janice Jackson announced plans to step down in May.
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Sep
14
Chicago awards $20.5M to 2 men allegedly framed by detective

Chicago awards $20.5M to 2 men allegedly framed by detective

The two men spent 23 years in prison before they were released in 2016. A key witness in their case admitted that he'd lied about hearing them confess because now-retired detective, Reynaldo Guevara, had threatened to beat him if he didn't.
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Sep
07
Sheriff: Chicago woman missed flight and falsely said bomb on plane

Sheriff: Chicago woman missed flight and falsely said bomb on plane

The plane was already taxiing out to the runway but had not taken off when it was rerouted.
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Sep
06
Chicago boy, 4, dead after stray gunfire hits him at home

Chicago boy, 4, dead after stray gunfire hits him at home

The Cook County Medical Examiner's office said Mychal Moultry died Sunday night at Comer Children's Hospital.
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Sep
04
Gunfire strikes 4-year-old boy inside Chicago home

Gunfire strikes 4-year-old boy inside Chicago home

The boy is the second four-year-old child to be hurt by gun violence in the city this week.
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