Ashburn

Dos hombres fueron encontrados en un campo de fútbol con heridas de bala cerca de las dos de la madrugada del jueves en el Parque La Villita, ubicado en la cuadra 2800 al sur de Sacramento Ave. Los hombres estaban involucrados en un accidente de automóvil antes del tiroteo.
Two men were found in a soccer field with gunshot wounds about 2 a.m. Thursday at La Villita Park in the 2800 block of South Sacramento Avenue. The men had been involved in a car accident prior to the shooting.
Cozenn Johnson, 54, was inside a home in the 3800 block of West 85th Street when someone fired shots around 4:35 p.m.
The burglaries took place at restaurants or stores, began around midnight and lasted until past 3 a.m., police said.
The driver of an SUV hit a sedan at 87th Street and Western Avenue in Ashburn about 11 a.m. Tuesday and fled the scene, police said. The passenger in the sedan was pronounced dead at a hospital.
The 28-year-old woman was driving in the 4500 block of West 83rd Street at about 6:10 p.m. when a man driving in blue Jeep fired shots, hitting her in both her legs and her abdomen, according to police.
No one was injured during the attempted carjacking happened in the 7900 block of South Sacramento Avenue, police said.
A witness told police Virginia Rios, 39, was arguing with a man when he pulled out a gun and shot her in the head and neck about 11:45 p.m. near the 7700 block of South Cicero Avenue, according to Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
When Assistant U.S. Attorney Diane MacArthur explained that she did not expect Amtrak executive Ray Lang to make the comment, U.S. District Judge Virginia Kendall quickly asked, ‘What were you expecting him to say?’
About 4:25 p.m., three people were in a vehicle in the 8300 block of South Pulaski Road when they were all struck by gunfire, Chicago police said.
The man, 23, was pronounced dead on the scene by first responders, police said.
A gunman entered an Ashburn restaurant in the 3800 block of West 79th Street attempting a holdup. An employee confronted the gunman and was wounded when the gun went off in a struggle, authorities say.
Four people in a car heading east near the 3200 block of West 79th Street were fired upon by someone in a vehicle traveling in the opposite direction Monday, police say.
They were shot in the 3400 block of West 79th Street, police said.
Seven candidates in the 21st Ward are pushing alternatives to conventional policing, while in the nearby 18th Ward, only one candidate is challenging incumbent Ald. Derrick Curtis.
The daughter of Ald. Derrick Curtis was treated last week for a gunshot wound to the leg after it discharged in a class. Last year, Curtis shot himself while cleaning a gun.
The two were arguing around 8 p.m. in the 8200 block of South Kedzie Avenue when the woman, who was a concealed carry license holder, drew a weapon, according to Chicago police.
Planners hope a new rail bridge will resolve one of the largest chokepoints for passenger and freight rail traffic in the nation.
“What is notable is the mindset shift,” says Jadine Chou, the school system’s safety and security chief. “We are seeing schools wanting to support our young people more than ever.”
“When I got into office, the people who were used to having their way, who were used to dominating our city — they wanted their city back and they’ve been fighting against us every single day,” the mayor told the breakfast crowd at Starlight Restaurant, 8300 S. Kedzie Ave.