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16-year-old boy wounded while sitting on porch of home in Grand Crossing

The attack happened in the 1400 block of East 71st Street.

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Man found fatally shot in Grand Crossing

Officers responding to a ShotSpotter alert in the 1500 block of East 70th Street found the man with gunshot wounds to the head and body.

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Kenwood Gardens and artists’ incubator strive to erase stigma of vacancy on South Side

The Rebuild Foundation and Theaster Gates Studio have turned 13 abandoned lots into community garden space, opening to the public Thursday.

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3 wounded in shooting in Grand Crossing

About 11:05 p.m., they were standing near a vehicle, and one person was sitting inside the vehicle, in the 7600 block of South Ingleside Avenue, when shots were fired.

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Longtime Chicagoans fear hot housing market could drive them out

In June, the median list price of homes in Belmont Cragin was $360,000, up 19% from June 2020, according to Realtor.com. But high demand led to overbidding, driving the median sale price even higher — to $375,000

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Lightfoot awards $10 million in Neighborhood Opportunity Fund grants to 27 entrepreneurs

The fund was created by the mayor’s predecessor, Rahm Emanuel. Developers are allowed to build bigger and taller projects downtown if they pay into the fund, which focuses on long-neglected South and West side neighborhoods.

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Man fatally shot inside vehicle in Grand Crossing

The 29-year-old was inside a vehicle in the 7300 block of South Dorchester Avenue, when someone shot him in the left side of his body.

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Four teens shot in restaurant parking lot in Grand Crossing

The group was standing in the parking lot of a Subway, 6718 S. Stony Island Ave., when a dark-colored sedan drove by and someone inside fired shots.

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14-year-old boy shot in Grand Crossing

He was on the sidewalk in the 7200 block of South Blackstone Avenue, when he heard shots and felt pain.

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Man, woman shoot each other in Grand Crossing domestic dispute, police say

The shooting happened on Ellis Avenue.

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Woman carjacked at Grand Crossing gas station

She was sitting in the passenger seat of a 2005 Honda Odyssey at a gas station in the 7600 block of South Harvard Street when a male armed with a handgun jumped in the driver’s seat.

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Cannabis taxes fund $31.4 million in state grants to groups helping poor communities

The grants, which go to 81 community organizations, result from the law legalizing adult-use marijuana in Illinois. It requires 25% of pot tax revenues help communities suffering from economic disinvestment, violence, and the multilayered harm of disparate weed enforcement.

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1 killed, 2 critically hurt in shooting in Grand Crossing apartment

Someone opened fire about 2:50 a.m. in the fourth-floor hallway in the 6400 block of South King Drive, police said.

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2 hurt in Grand Crossing shooting

The shooting happened near 75th Street and Langley Avenue.

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Man critically wounded in Grand Crossing shooting

He was crossing the street about 4:10 p.m. in the 7700 block of South Maryland Avenue when someone fired shots, police said.

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Man shot dead in car in Grand Crossing

The victim was identified as 29-year-old Quinyon M. Norman Jr.

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Blood-covered man goes to police station, admits he fatally stabbed friend, prosecutors say

Larry Morris allegedly told officers at the Grand Crossing District station he killed 61-year-old Kevin Sudduth Sr. because he believed Sudduth had stolen his identity and $80,000.

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Man killed in drive-by in Grand Crossing

About 1 a.m. he was walking in the 1400 block of East 73rd Street, when someone in a passing black SUV fired shots at him.

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Man fatally shot in Grand Crossing

About 4:10 a.m. he was in the backyard of a residence at a gathering in the 7000 block of South Harper Avenue, when someone walked up to him and shot him in the back.

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Man shot to death in Grand Crossing

He went to Jackson Park Hospital with a gunshot wound to the chest and was pronounced dead, police said.

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Girl, 15, grazed in Greater Grand Crossing shooting

Someone fired shots during a fight at a park in the 100 block of West 66th Street, grazing the girl on her face. A relative drove her to St. Bernard Hospital in fair condition.

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Man, 72, shot at South Side auto dealership in dispute over money: police

Detectives are questioning a person of interest in the afternoon shooting at Dunmore Auto Sales, authorities say.

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1 dead, 4 hurt in Greater Grand Crossing rollover crash

A man sped off from a traffic stop "in an erratic manner" before his vehicle hit two other vehicles and rolled over, police said.

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Man relaunching a South Side blues venue aims to keep the music — and the charm — the same

Lee’s Unleaded Blues in Grand Crossing is a finalist for the city’s Neighborhood Opportunity Fund grant.

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Abandoned buildings in Austin, Grand Crossing become communal marketplaces

"It was very simple to us. We were just putting shelves on an abandoned building and calling it a ‘market.’ But to people, it became a place for them to congregate," said Jon Veal, co-founder of Alt Space.

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Dread Head Cowboy rides to the rescue of Chicago’s dismal response to 2020 U.S. census

Chicago’s response rate is 55 percent — 20 points shy of Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s goal. In some South and West Side neighborhoods that desperately need an infusion of federal funding, the response rate is less than 40 percent.

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Mother of 3-year-old killed in 2018 Grand Crossing fire sues foster mom, roommate

The two-count suit alleges wrongful death against Maqkwone Jones’ foster mother — both individually and in her capacity as a foster parent for DCFS — as well as a man who lived with her.

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Boy, 15, shot in Grand Crossing

The shooting comes just hours after a violent weekend that saw 18 people dead — three of them children.

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3 shot in Grand Crossing near funeral repast

All three victims were in good condition, police said.

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Murder charge filed in Grand Crossing triple shooting

Daevon Brownlee allegedly opened fire on the trio Friday morning on the South Side.

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Man killed, 2 hurt in Grand Crossing shooting

The man was shot multiple times and taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

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Grant for minority business fosters sweet partnership

With help from the state, the owner of Brown Sugar Bakery is buying a staple on the Southwest Side, Cupid Candies.