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18-year-old man dead, 2 injured after shooting in Morgan Park

CHICAGO (CBS)-- One person died and two people were injured after a shooting in Morgan Park early Friday morning. According to police, a group was standing outside in the 11400 block of South Vincennes Avenue just after 2 a.m. when shots were fired. Around 50 shell casings were found on the street and bullets went through windows of nearby houses. An 18-year-old man died. A 31-year-old man is in critical condition and a 25-year-old woman is in fair condition at Christ Hospital. The shooter left the scene in a black sedan.No arrests have been made. 
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Bears Linebacker Matt Adams Arrested For Gun Possession

NFL linebacker Matt Adams' time in Chicago is off to a bad start -- the 26-year-old was arrested for gun possession on Thursday, TMZ Sports has learned. We're told Adams -- who signed a 1-year deal with the Bears in April -- was questioned by cops around 6:45 PM after he was spotted near a Jeep that was reported stolen.

Man killed, 2 wounded in shooting outside in Chatham

CHICAGO (CBS) -- A man and woman were shot Thursday night in Chatham and the man died of his injuries.The shooting happened around 9:35 p.m. in the 7900 block of Lafayette Avenue.Police said a 23-year-old man, a 21-year-old woman, and a 40-year-old man were standing outside when a man came up and shot them both.The 23-year-old man was shot in the chest and was pronounced dead at the University of Chicago Medical Center. The woman was shot in the arm and was taken to the same hospital in fair condition.The 40-year-old victim took himself to a local hospital with a gunshot wound to the arm. He has been listed in fair condition. No arrests have been made. Area Two detectives are investigating.

First Black owned bread company giving back to South Side community

CHICAGO (CBS)-- Some businesses are about more than making money -- they're about giving back to the communities.That's the case with the first-ever Black-owned slice bread company that was started by a group of friends from right here in Chicago.The greatest thing since sliced bread. You might have said it, without even knowing it dates back to 1928. That's when the first pre-sliced packaged bread was sold."What's crazy is it took 100 years for Black people to be part of this industry," Charles Alexander of the Black Bread Company. "To reap the benefits of our families and our community eating bread...

Top undrafted rookie Justin Lewis signs team-friendly deal with the Bulls

Although the Chicago Bulls entered the 2022 NBA Draft with just the 18th pick, they were not content to exit with just one promising rookie. Chicago was not able to find a trade partner for the 18th pick to acquire additional trade assets, but it turns out they didn’t need to, as the dynamic forward Justin Lewis out of Marquette fell in their laps as an undrafted free agent.

Man, 19, charged with shooting Chicago police station

CHICAGO - A man was charged with shooting a Chicago police station last year in the Rogers Park neighborhood. Lanny Cantway, 19, was arrested Wednesday and charged with aggravated discharge of a firearm at an occupied building, police said. Cantway is accused of intentionally firing a semi-automatic handgun at the...

Downtown, Chicagoans and tourists react to the Supreme Court overturning Roe v, Wade as demonstrations grow

As the country reeled from Friday morning’s Supreme Court ruling overturning Roe v. Wade, sending abortion rights back to the states, working professionals and tourists milling downtown in the Loop shared their reaction to the news as pro-abortion and anti-abortion demonstrators began to grow at Federal Plaza. “I’m really disappointed. Like I wanna cry,” said Linda Boulton, from the city’s Far ...

Chicago First Alert Weather: Scattered storms Saturday

CHICAGO (CBS) -- Scattered storms arrive in two rounds Saturday with the first in the morning through early afternoon. Depending on how much clearing takes place later in the day will play a part in how much instability develops for the second round at night. Round two arrives after dark as showers and storms form along the cold front as it moves through our area. Storm Prediction Center has our area under a "Marginal" risk (level 1) for severe storms.Once the front passes, we are left with less humidity and a gusty, northwest wind flow for Sunday.TONIGHT: CLEAR & MILD. LOW 70.SATURDAY: SCATTERED STORMS. HIGH 89.SUNDAY: BREEZY & LESS HUMID. HIGH 82.

DeSantis spikes football after major employer ditches Chicago for Florida

Florida’s Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis is touting the business friendly nature of his state in response to news that a billionaire hedge fund manager is fleeing crime-ridden Chicago and moving his company to Florida. "Under Gov. DeSantis’ leadership, Florida is booming, because it’s a free state," DeSantis Press Secretary...