Welcome to our morning article rounding up crime (and more) happenings from around the Chicago overnight.
- A woman riding in a car on Lake Shore Drive was struck by gunfire early Thursday in the Gold Coast neighborhood.
- A man crashed his car into a house early Thursday after shots were fired at his car in the South Side Burnside neighborhood. It was the second time this week someone crashed in that neighborhood after shots were fired.
- Just before 7 p.m. Wednesday, a man was seriously wounded in a shooting in the Southwest Side Lawndale neighborhood.
- And Wednesday afternoon, a body was found in the Lincoln Park lagoon on the North Side.
Cook County Board President Preckwinkle is offering bold spending plans, armed with roughly $1 billion in federal COVID-19 relief money. But she needs workers to pull these plans off, and faces more than 4,000 vacancies. “We’re in the midst of a staffing crisis in health care,” she warned.
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El personal de PAWS Chicago viajó a Florida para rescatar a 53 animales tras la devastación del Huracán Ian.