Spray painted messages of ‘Get Out!!!’ And ‘No Park For Profit!’ allude to festival opposition by some Lawndale and Little Village neighbors.
The man, 24, was in the 3900 block of West Cermak Road when he was shot, police said.
Officers responded shortly after 8 p.m. to the 1500 block of South Trumbull Avenue and found multiple people shot, police said. A 25-year-old man died.
The girl was in a car with a female driver who was parking. The driver tried to move a gun inside the car and it went off. The girl was listed in good condition, police said.
Two suspects walked up and fired shots into a crowd that was gathered around 11:50 p.m. in the 3500 block of West 13th Place.
One of the two suspects fired shots as they tried to get away, but the driver shot back and wounded them, the police said.
Kanesha Gaines was at a backyard birthday party Sunday when and several gunmen in a black Jeep opened fire, striking nine people, police said.
The group, of which eight were women, was at a gathering when someone in a black Jeep pulled up and multiple people got out and began shooting.
Kaleb Wilson was one of three gunmen responsible for killing 19-year-old Terrance Foster on Tuesday just steps from the victim’s grandmother’s home in the 1600 block of South Karlov Avenue, prosecutors said.
Several people walked up to a man outside a home in the 1600 block of South Karlov Avenue just before 3 p.m. Tuesday and began firing. He died at a hospital.
The five were standing on a sidewalk about 12:15 a.m. when two people walked up to them and began shooting.
The Juneteenth Village Fest in Douglass Park and the 1865 Juneteenth Fest in Garfield Park were two of the many events across the city celebrating the holiday this weekend.
The market was started by Lavern Herron in 2021 in the wake of the pandemic and reckoning with the death of George Floyd. Three years on, it’s flourishing. Shoppers can find a range of local vendors, plus food and live music.
The man, 38, was standing outside in the 1000 block of South Independence Boulevard when someone fired shots about 11 a.m. He died at a hospital.
Mayor Brandon Johnson says he opposes closing schools and our investigation shows they didn’t help students or communities. We explore the alternatives.
The man, 32, was inside an apartment when someone he knew began firing shots about 4 a.m. Saturday.
As many as 50 immigrant children staying temporarily at Piotrowski Park joined Zapata Academy and other grammar schools in South Lawndale, and about a dozen youths may enroll in Little Village Lawndale High School, the Sun-Times has learned.
A man was shot to death Friday evening in Riverdale on the Far South Side, and a 17-year-old boy was shot to death in North Lawndale early Saturday
Two men, 26 and 43, were outside in the 3900 block of West Fillmore Street when a vehicle approached and someone inside opened fire, striking them both, police said.
The man, 34, was in the 1300 block of South Springfield Avenue when shots erupted, police said. He was struck in the chest and died at Mt. Sinai Hospital.
Using space at the former school for St. Agatha Catholic Church, the Sustainability Hub is a venture between a developer and others to address workforce development and economic justice.
Momentum Coffee is a cafe and co-working space with locations downtown and on the South Side. It recently opened a new cafe in North Lawndale. Another will open soon in Austin.
When Rosco Williams confronted 35-year-old Nikita Hampton, the younger man told Williams to “get away” from him, reversed and struck Williams’ car a second time, prosecutors said.
The $200M development was approved in 2018, and commercial and health care space was completed last year on one site. Now, work is underway on housing planned for the other site nearby.