Welcome to our morning article rounding up crime (and more) happenings from around the Chicago area overnight.
- Early Monday, a man was shot in the groin a few minutes after midnight in the West Side Austin neighborhood.
- A man was stabbed to death by his neighbor Sunday evening on the Near North Side. The neighbors got into an argument about 5:10 p.m. in the first block of West Chicago Avenue and they both took out knives and stabbed each other. A 57-year-old man was found with a stab wound to the chest and was pronounced dead at the scene. The other man, 47, had multiple lacerations on his arm. He was taken into custody and was treated at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where he was in good condition.
- Late Sunday night, Quartino restaurant in River North was robbed at gunpoint.
- Just before 8 p.m. Sunday, a man was wounded after accidentally firing a gun he was handling in the Southwest Side Little Village neighborhood.
Nearly 30 community organizations and artists, most on the city’s West and South Sides, received grants from Mayor Brandon Johnson and the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events.
15-year Loop office lease for Department of Environment, police oversight commission OK’d by committee despite backlash
Expanding existing leased space near City Hall is crucial for the reborn Department of Environment and a new civilian police oversight commission, committee members were told. But some members complained there’s vacant government-owned space in their wards.
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But Darien Harris will remain in jail because prosecutors said they plan to try him again for the murder of Rondell Moore at a BP gas station in Woodlawn on June 7, 2011.