3 fatally shot; 54-year-old woman stabbed in face | April 6, 2018

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Welcome to our morning article rounding up crime (and more) happenings from around the Chicago overnight.

Police investigate the fatal shooting of James William Jr. Friday, April 6,  in the Englewood neighborhood of Chicago. | Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times

Police investigate the fatal shooting of James William Jr. Friday, April 6, in the Englewood neighborhood of Chicago. | Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times

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Violent Father's Day weekend in Chicago ends with at least 26 people shot in just five hours early Monday.
In all, at least 72 people were hit by gunfire from Friday evening through the predawn hours of Monday, according to data collected by the Sun-Times. Eight of them died.
The outlook isn’t looking good for nighttime cooling, either, says Illinois State Climatologist Trent Ford.
Prospective candidates took turns presenting their piles of papers for counting; officials had to confirm at least 1,000 signatures before they could be submitted. Candidates have until 5 p.m. next Monday to file.
Some fans fought back during a weather-related evacuation at SeatGeek Stadium in Bridgeview outside Chicago.
State Sen. Napoleon Harris III has been chairman of the Illinois Senate’s Insurance Committee for several years. He recently became an “investor” with insurance brokers in the south suburbs. He denies any conflict of interest.