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9 Wounded In Chicago Shootings TuesdayMost recently, a man was shot in the West Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side. The 45-year-old was driving in the 4500 block of West Lake about 10:10 p.m. when someone in an SUV shot him in the left arm, according to Chicago Police. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where his condition stabilized.
1 Killed, 7 Wounded In Wednesday ShootingsA 50-year-old man was killed and a 38-year-old man was injured in a shooting in the North Lawndale neighborhood Wednesday night. About 9:50 p.m., the two men were standing on the sidewalk in the 3600 block of West 16th Street when two males walked up and opened fire, police said.
Man Dies After Being Shot By Police In South AustinThe officer shot the armed man multiple times after the man turned and raised his gun at the officer, according to police and union officials.
West Side Residents Say Garbage Piling Up At Abandoned HouseFrustration is building, along with a pile of trash in one South Austin block. That trash, at an abandoned house in is now a breeding ground for rodents and disease.
State Representative Elected To Local School CouncilAn Illinois state representative who once proposed merit pay for local school council members was among the 6,000 people recently elected to LSCs in Chicago.
Man Shot And Killed In South AustinOfficers responding to calls of a person shot in the 0-100 block of South Mason Avenue about 10:40 p.m. found a 23-year-old man unresponsive in a stairwell.
Woman Shot During Home Invasion In South AustinThe 47-year-old woman told police she confronted a man who was wearing a mask and a hoodie, after he broke into her home in the 5000 block of West Van Buren Street around 6:15 p.m.
City Releases Maps Of New Safe Passage Routes For SchoolsSeveral schools have been using Safe Passage routes since 2011, but now 59 additional schools will receive the same support, including the welcoming schools for students from 48 elementary schools that were closed in June.
Teen Killed, Another Injured In Blaze In South AustinA high school senior was killed in a fire in the South Austin neighborhood overnight. An 18-year-old male also was injured when he jumped from a second-floor window to escape the blaze.
3 Killed, 8 Wounded In Weekend Violence; Man Also Shot Dead By PoliceThree men have been killed, and at least eight more have been wounded, by gunfire in Chicago since Friday night.
Gunman Opens Fire On Officers On West SideA gunman opened fire at Chicago Police officers overnight on the city’s West Side.
Man Killed In Shooting On West SideA man was killed in a shooting in the South Austin neighborhood Saturday evening.
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