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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.

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7 displaced in Greater Grand Crossing 2-alarm fire

No injuries were reported, but the Illinois Department of Human Services was called to assist five adults and two children with housing, according to fire officials.

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Man arrested after being caught breaking into school in Grand Crossing, charges pending

Officers responding to a burglar alarm at a school met with an employee who say security footage of a man trying to unscrew a camera in the main office.

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South Deering woman dies in Grand Crossing crash

Daisy M. Ramero was thrown from her vehicle after crashing into a viaduct, authorities said.

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Teen boy shot dead in Grand Crossing

Cincere Joiner was shot multiple times in the chest on East 74th Street, police said.

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Woman charged in 2019 murder in Englewood

Tatianna Smith was taken into custody on the Southwest Side Sunday. She is charged with murdering 31-year-old Lakia Armstrong.

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Man fatally shot near Greater Grand Crossing

He was shot multiple times by a male in a red Chevy Impala, police said.

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Man fatally shot in Grand Crossing

Joseph Brooks, 45, was hit in the left side and taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

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Burglaries reported in Grand Crossing

The break-ins occurred on Woodlawn Avenue, 71st Place and 75th Street, police said.

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Teen boy shot in Grand Crossing

He was grazed in the back and hospitalized in good condition, police said.

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Woman, 20, killed in Grand Crossing shooting

She was shot in the head while in a Ford in the 7500 block of South Blackstone Avenue, Chicago police said.

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Apple TV+ series ‘Home’ takes us inside creative dwellings worldwide

Now that’s living: The highly original houses include Theaster Gates’ properties in Chicago as well as sites in Sweden, California and elsewhere.

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2 killed, 8 wounded in Chicago shootings Wednesday

A 15-year-old boy was fatally shot in Lawndale minutes after a 16-year-old boy was wounded in a shooting in West Garfield Park.

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Armed robber strikes twice in Grand Crossing

The suspect is described as a man between 20 and 50 years old with a crew cut hairstyle, standing 5-foot-9 to 5-foot-10 and weighing 130 to 160 pounds, according to police.

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7 shot in Grand Crossing

Multiple people exited a home in the 900 block of East 79th Street after a fight at a party inside, according to Chicago police. A gray Dodge Charger then pulled up and someone inside fired into the crowd.

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1 killed, 1 wounded in Grand Crossing shooting: police

The attacker exited a black SUV and opened fire without saying a word.

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Woman shot on porch of Grand Crossing home

Two males ran through an alley and started shooting, hitting the 58-year-old in the back, police said.

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2 Chicago cops among 5 injured in Grand Crossing crash

Officers in an unmarked squad car tried to pull a Dodge Challenger over but the driver refused to stop, police said.

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Man shot in vehicle on Chicago Skyway

The 32-year-old was in the outbound lanes near 78th Street when a gray van pulled alongside and someone opened fire, police said.

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Cab driver locked baby in car after man failed to pay fare; passenger arrested: police

The driver stopped a short distance away and called police. The passenger also called to report an attempted kidnapping.

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Murder charge filed in strangling of woman found 3 years ago in trash can: ‘We’re going to get justice for her’

Diamond Turner, who was found strangled and beaten in Grand Crossing in March 2017, "was sweet as pie and would do anything for anyone," her family said.

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Woman, 29, missing from Grand Crossing safely located

Police cancelled the alert about 3:20 p.m., saying Bostick was "safely located."

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Lightfoot to spend $7.5 million to expand street outreach to combat gang violence

The seven-fold increase can’t come soon enough for Interim Police Superintendent Charlie Beck, who says the collaboration "can address gang and gun violence in a way that no police officer can."

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Missing 8-year-old from Parkway Gardens found safe

Police canceled the alert Thursday.

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Teen shot outside Popeyes in Grand Crossing

The 17-year-old boy was in the parking lot when shots were fired from a nearby alley, police said.

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Santa visits children of 2 slain anti-violence workers, and 13 dads get lift from Chicago Bears player

The children of the slain women were overwhelmed by the kindness of strangers, while across town an anonymous Bears player left his own mark.

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Man killed in Grand Crossing shooting

Dion Bell, 27, was standing on the sidewalk in the 7300 block of South Blackstone Avenue when someone shot at him from a black sedan, officials said.