eight 9/20

1 Shooting spree in Back of the Yards

Two gunmen opened fire on a group gathered on a basketball court in the South Side neighborhood last night, shooting 13, including a 3-year-old boy. [Sun-Times]

2 No new indictments

The statute of limitations has run out on bringing criminal charges against police and prosecutors in connection with the death of David Koschman, court-appointed special prosecutor Dan K. Webb said in a filing. Ex-Mayor Daley’s nephew Richard J. “R.J.” Vanecko was indicted in the 2004 death and is due in court next week. [Sun-Times]

3 German imprecision

BMW is recalling 134,100 of its 5 Series for faulty rear lights. It’s not the first time the automaker has recalled its cars to fix rear light connections. In August 2011, it recalled nearly a quarter-million of its 3 Series for a similar reason. [Washington Post]

4 Art of investing

A carefully considered art collection can outperform other investments, experts say. And portraits of naked people are way more interesting than a mutual fund portfolio. Grid’s Meg Graham talks with dealers and wealth managers about how to get started. [Grid]

5 Quick crossover

For the first time in franchise history, the WNBA Chicago Sky are in the playoffs. All-Star rookie Elena Delle Donne leads the team against defending champions Indiana tonight at Allstate Arena. [Sun-Times]

6 Manufacturing’s back, kinda

No industry got outsourced harder than textiles — as of last year, just 2.5 percent of clothes were Made in America. Now, manufacturers are reshoring. But don’t expect the jobs to return. Robots are doing most of the work. Hey, at least they’re American robots. [NY Times]

7 You smell like cigarettes

In this week’s edition of Grid’s workplace advice column, we address fibbing about smoke breaks, the electronic thank-you note and the limitations of mouthwash. [Grid]

8 Rahm on the spot

Just a few weeks after helping an injured cyclist, Mayor Emanuel was again man on the spot when a passenger on his flight to D.C. started hyperventilating. Next week, the mayor plans to save Timmy from the well and cure the common cold. [Sun-Times]

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