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2 men dead, 3 others injured after mass shooting in The Loop

CHICAGO (CBS)-- Two people are dead and three others injured after a mass shooting in The Loop early Friday morning. Police said five men were leaving Persona Lounge, in the 400 block of South Wells Street around 1:45 a.m., and got into an argument with another man. That man fired shots, hitting the five men -- killing two. One of the victims, identified as 29-years-old Duan Bates by the Medical Examiner's Office, suffered a gunshot wound to the left side of the head and was taken to Stroger Hospital in critical condition and was pronounced dead a short time later.A 26-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound to the chest and was also taken to Stroger in critical condition but was later pronounced dead.Another 29-year-old man was shot in the buttocks, A 35-year-old man was shot twice in the left arm, and another man of unknown age was shot in the left buttocks. All three were taken to Northwestern Hospital in good condition.Police are investigating.  
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Chicago police officer shot in "ambush" while responding to domestic incident in Little Italy

CHICAGO (CBS) -- A Chicago police officer was shot and seriously wounded while responding to a domestic incident Friday morning in the Little Italy neighborhood. Around 8:30 a.m., officers responded to a domestic disturbance at the Taylor Street Apartments at 1342 W. Taylor St., an apartment building that also houses a Chicago Public Library branch on the ground floor. Police were called to the Little Italy building by a mother who received a frantic text message from her daughter. The text read: "Call u please Call the police. Right here moma. It's ok. 1342 W. Taylor." The mother, who...
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19-year-old charged with attempted murder in West Side shooting

CHICAGO - A man is facing charges in a shooting that critically wounded a man last May in the Lawndale neighborhood. Jamari Terry, 19, is accused of shooting a 29-year-old multiple times on May 26 in the 700 block of South Pulaski Road, police said. The 29-year-old was hospitalized and...
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What Do KD and Russell Wilson Have in Common? Plus, Joe Cowley on Bulls Free Agency.

The Full Go returns as Jason links the craziness that is NBA free agency to … Russell Wilson (02:49)? He also believes that the owners are paying close attention to what Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving are doing. Joe Cowley from the Chicago Sun-Times joins the show to discuss the latest with Zach LaVine, how the front office has rebuilt the Bulls, expectations for Patrick Williams, and more (19:15).

3 people injured, one critically, in Princeton Park shooting early Thursday

CHICAGO (CBS) – Three people were wounded, one critically, in an early morning shooting in Princeton Park on Thursday.Chicago police said a male victim, 22, was exiting the rear entrance of a home in the 9400 block of S. Harvard Ave. shortly before 3 a.m. when an unknown offender began shooting toward him.The victim sustained a gunshot wound to the upper chest and was transported to Christ Hospital in critical condition.A second victim, a 46-year-old man, and third victim, a 45-year-old woman, also received graze wounds inside the residence. They both refused medical attention, police said.A total of 45 rounds were reported in the area.No one is in custody in connection with the shooting.Area detectives are investigating the incident.

Gunfire erupts in downtown Chicago, leaving 2 dead and 3 wounded

CHICAGO — A person opened fire during a verbal dispute early Friday in downtown Chicago, killing two men and wounding three other people, police said. The five who were shot were leaving a business about 1:45 a.m. when the person they were in a dispute with opened fire with a handgun, police said in a statement.

Attempted robbery leads to shootout in Garfield Park

CHICAGO (CBS)-- Two men were injured after an attempted robbery led to a shoot in Garfield Park.Police said the victim was was walking to his car nera Avers Avenue and Lake Street around 1 a.m. when a man with a gun tried to rob him.The victim is a concealed carry holder and pulled out his gun. Police said the men exchanged gunfire.Both men were shot and taken to a local hospital. No arrests have been made.

Chicago, Cook County increasing minimum wages on Friday; how much will workers get?

CHICAGO (CBS) -- "Check your check." That's the catchy message from labor advocates as the minimum wage officially rises Friday in Chicago and Cook County.For some people, they'll make more than $15 dollars an hour. Others make lower.Morning Insider Lauren Victory reports on how confusing this can all be and who to turn to for help."It's a hot mess to be honest with you," said Laura Garza from Arise Chicago, talking about the different rates for minimum wage in Chicago, the suburbs and the State.For Cook County and Chicago, the minimum wage goes up, effective Friday, July 1. Pay depends...

Popular Kenosha Coffee Shop to Close

Harborside Common Grounds on the north end of Kenosha’s downtown has announced that they are closing for good at the end of August, just 10 days after their 22nd anniversary. Harborside made the announcement via their Facebook page. The coffee shop cited rising costs, lack of quality products, and...

Waukegan woman charged with punching her 7-year-old son in the face, dragging him

Prosecutors say a Waukegan mother punched her 7-year-old son in the face, causing him to bounce off a wall and fall to the ground in Waukegan. Aniaha A. Bennett, 25, of the 200 block of Julian Street in Waukegan, was charged with four counts of domestic battery. An arrest warrant was issued for her on […] The post Waukegan woman charged with punching her 7-year-old son in the face, dragging him appeared first on Lake and McHenry County Scanner.

Man radioed fake “10-1” police emergency as hundreds of teens converged on the Belmont CTA station Monday, prosecutors say

A Chicago man faces felony charges for allegedly radioing a fake “10-1” police emergency that sent dozens of cops racing to the Belmont CTA station as a large crowd of young people descended on the area Monday night. Coincidentally, real police officers declared their own 10-1 about an hour later as they tried to manage the growing crowd.

Car with child inside plows into house in Jefferson Park as driver tries to flee police

CHICAGO (CBS) -- A driver plowed into a UPS truck and a house while fleeing from police in the Jefferson Park community Thursday afternoon. At 1:40 p.m., police were trying to pull over a BMW X3 with no license plates in the neighborhood around Lawrence and Central avenues. A 26-year-old man in the passenger seat bailed from the car and ran off, police said. Meanwhile, the 23-year-old woman who had been driving sped off with her 5- or 6-year-old child also in the car. The woman headed down Giddings Street, and then Central Avenue – before ending up eastbound on...

Young West Siders Launched A ‘Safe Zone’ To Stop Area Violence. Hours Later, One Says He Was Punched By A Cop

AUSTIN — On the same day Tae Dudley and his friends launched a violence prevention program in his neighborhood, he was assaulted, he said. The group of young people organized a safe zone in a troubled part of Austin, an event where families could enjoy their summer in peace. But hours later, a Chicago Police officer charged with safeguarding the neighborhood attacked 20-year-old Dudley, bringing violence into the safe zones youth worked so hard to build, he said.

KD requests trade from Nets, Bulls Twitter is dreaming big

Well, that was unexpected. Just hours before free agency was set to open, Brooklyn Nets star Kevin Durant turned the NBA upside down by reportedly requesting a trade. There were rumors that Durant would ask out amid drama with Kyrie Irving's contract situation. But even after Irving opted in and committed to Brooklyn for the season, Durant is still asking for a trade.

Chicago First Alert Weather: Chance of showers and storms

CHICAGO (CBS) -- Mostly clear skies Thursday evening, then partly cloudy overnight. Lows will be warm in the low 70s.According to CBS 2 Chief Meteorologist Albert Ramon, a front will move into the area on Friday, allowing for a chance of showers and storms. A few heavy downpours and storms with gusty winds will be possible. Highs will be in the low 80s. Shower chances end Friday night.Partly cloudy with highs in the mid to upper 80s this weekend. A slight chance for rain on Sunday.Shower and storm chances will increase for 4th of July Monday. Best chance of rain will be in the afternoon and evening hours. Rain chances linger for much of next workweek.TONIGHT: Increasing clouds and warm. Low 73°FRIDAY: Mostly cloudy with a scattered showers and storms. High 83°SATURDAY: Partly cloudy. High 85°