A 17-year-old boy was shot Monday night in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side.
The shooting happened at 7:48 p.m. in the 5000 block of West Ferdinand, Chicago Police said.
The boy was inside a vehicle when another vehicle approached and someone began shooting from inside it, striking him in the leg, police said.
The boy drove himself to the 4900 block of West Chicago, where he was picked up and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, police said. His condition was stabilized.
Our rush to embrace technology and artificial intelligence will not fix education and learning, which is where everything about civilization begins.
We’ve done this before. Back in 1934, the federal government outlawed machine guns that were being used by criminals back then. Americans deserve freedom from violence due to AR-style firearms — and the politics that perpetuate the violence.
The bill, once it’s law, could become a significant redevelopment tool by making it easier to get tax-delinquent vacant properties in Cook and other counties back into use.
Parents wish the woman would spend more time with them, especially as her father develops health issues.
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