Marquette Park

The bottom line for some local street vendors is to keep money coming in. “This is my way of staying above water,” one seller said.
Chicago Area Runners Association received $25,000 to fund free 5Ks and neighborhood running clubs formed in honor of Ahmaud Arbery.
Tamiko Talbert-Fleming was shot Jan. 14 and died two days later.
Alejandro Pena, 23, is accused of sexually assaulting his ex-girlfriend in late 2020 despite her pleas for him to stop, prosecutors said.
Reginald McCune, 37, was charged first-degree murder for the Dec. 20 shooting of Devonta Anderson.
Officers responding to a ShotSpotter alert in the 7000 block of South Maplewood Avenue found the man with gunshot wounds to his head, shoulder, torso and arm.
After weeks of problems at Eberhart Elementary on the Southwest Side, CPS finally sent a substitute custodian — after Sun-Times reporters asked about the filth.
Allison Zelaya suffered from “chronic and acute” child abuse, prosecutors said. Her mother Milixen Ardon, 24, and Ardon’s boyfriend, Wilfredo Cruz, 43, have been charged with the toddler’s murder.
South Side activists called Friday for solidarity between Black and Brown communities at the Martin Luther King Jr. Living Memorial in Marquette Park.
They were standing outside in the 3100 block of West 64th Street when a black sedan pulled up and someone opened fire.
Deandre Rounds allegedly fired his weapon three times at a front window of the Marquette Park building where Deonte Brewer was standing inside. Brewer, 29, was struck in the forehead and died.
This June alone, there have been at least 10 attacks where four or more people were shot in Chicago. About a third of the 78 people shot between Friday evening and early Monday were wounded in just four attacks.
Wisdom Parker was injured in a hit-and-run earlier this month, so community members stepped up to make his preschool graduation extra special.
Dwayne James was last seen in the 6600 block of South Whipple Street.
Ah’Monie Scanlon, the single mother of a toddler, has been driving for Uber to try to make ends meet.
Two males chased the boy and fired shots as they ran, striking him several times throughout the body, police said.
The squad car was westbound on 71st Street about 8:05 p.m. when it struck a 2002 Chevrolet Avalanche headed south on Maplewood Avenue, Chicago police said.
The burglaries happened on Kedzie Avenue and Pulaski Road.
Kevon Mitchell was in a vehicle in the 7200 block of South Kedzie Avenue when someone in a dark-colored sedan fired shots, Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.
Sade Owens made a bad decision when she told police her 7-month-old was in the vehicle, hoping to get them to quickly find it. But that shouldn’t ruin her life.
She was notified by a neighbor and confronted the man as he exited a side door of the garage.
A 17-year-old boy was shot in the back while a 16-year-old was grazed on his right arm, police said. Both are in good condition at Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn.
About 3:30 a.m. they were standing near a vehicle in the 2400 block of West Lithuanian Plaza Court, when someone inside a passing dark-colored sedan fired shots at them.