A teenage boy was wounded in a shooting late Saturday in Austin on the West Side.
The 14-year-old was walking outside about 10:55 p.m. when he heard shots and felt pain in the 5600 block of West Madison Street, Chicago police said.
He hid behind a vehicle and realized he had been struck in the hand, police said. His parents drove him to West Suburban Hospital in good condition.
No one is in custody as Area Four detectives investigate.
Our rush to embrace technology and artificial intelligence will not fix education and learning, which is where everything about civilization begins.
We’ve done this before. Back in 1934, the federal government outlawed machine guns that were being used by criminals back then. Americans deserve freedom from violence due to AR-style firearms — and the politics that perpetuate the violence.
The bill, once it’s law, could become a significant redevelopment tool by making it easier to get tax-delinquent vacant properties in Cook and other counties back into use.
Parents wish the woman would spend more time with them, especially as her father develops health issues.
Book bans and the distractions of social media are some of the reasons for the erosion of critical thinking skills America needs to sustain its democracy, a Lincoln Square reader writes.