‘Dividing areas or neighborhoods based on race is indeed racism,’ the Chicago City Council member representing Bridgeport says in a letter to his ‘11th Ward family.’
Police say William Lariat, 30, was in a dark-colored SUV when he fired at Ryan Jackson in the 4600 block of South Normal Avenue April 27,
The man was in the 4600 block of South Normal Avenue about 3 a.m., when someone in a dark-colored SUV fired shots.
Charges are pending against one male allegedly involved, police said.
A steady stream of cars started to arrive at the Abundant Living Christian Center in Dolton shortly after 10 a.m. Within an hour, so many mourners had arrived that their vehicles caused a traffic jam outside the church.
As Cook County Commissioner Brandon Johnson said, ‘We’re spending $5 million a day policing alone, and that hasn’t solved any of our systemic problems.’
Dajore Wilson was in an SUV with other members of her family near 47th Street and Union Avenue Monday when someone in a nearby car opened fire, killing her and wounding two others.
The suspected shooters were seen inside the car both before and immediately after the shooting, police said.
The 16-year-old was struck in the buttocks and taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center.
In each incident, the person gains entry through a rear door and takes property from inside, police said.
She was found Sunday in a vestibule of a building in the 4200 block of South Union.
A 61-year-old man who went missing in March from Canaryville has been found.
James Payne, 61, was last seen March 27 in the 500 block of West 46th Street, Chicago police said.
Maya Hodari’s solid track record of grassroots neighborhood involvement and relevant work experience should serve the ward well.
He has been a more than credible alderman in his first four years.
Holy Family Catholic Church will be folded into Notre Dame de Chicago Church under one parish and one pastor at the start of July.
The archdiocese also announced that one church will shut by 2020 but final decisions regarding at least three more churches will come in January.
Students at 8 Archdiocese parishes in Bridgeport, Canaryville and Chinatown will learn Wednesday which of their parishes/schools will shut or merge.
Six catalytic converters were stolen from parked vehicles between Aug. 8 and Aug. 20.