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5th person dies following mass shooting in Englewood

CHICAGO - A fifth person died Saturday following a mass shooting earlier this week in Englewood that left three others wounded. The 25-year-old woman was pronounced dead about 2:20 p.m. Saturday, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office. Her name was not released. Killed were Ratanya Aryiel Rogers, 28,...
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At least 21 shot, 3 killed in overnight shootings across Chicago

CHICAGO — At least 21 people were shot in Chicago overnight, with three people having died from their injuries, according to police. A 24-year-old man was killed and a woman in her 20s was critically injured in a shooting in the city’s Humboldt Park neighborhood Saturday night, according to police. Police said the two individuals were in the 3200 block of West Division Street at approximately 9:13 p.m. when two to three unknown perpetrators attacked them and began shooting. The man was struck once to the head and was transported to St. Mary’s Hospital where he was pronounced dead. The woman was struck to the neck and was transported to Stroger Hospital in critical condition. There is no one in custody and the shooting is under investigation.
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29-year-old man killed in West Side crash

CHICAGO — A 29-year-old man was killed and a woman in her 30s was injured in a crash in the city’s East Garfield Park neighborhood Sunday morning, according to police. Police said a white Audi S8 was traveling northbound in the 400 block of South Homan Avenue just before 2:40 a.m. when it struck a Polaris auto cycle that was headed southbound on Homan.

Woman killed, 3 injured, in South Side hit-and-run

CHICAGO - A woman was killed in a hit-and-run crash that left three others injured, including a baby and a 12-year-old boy, early Sunday in Grand Boulevard on the South Side. Two male suspects were driving a stolen burgundy Chevy Malibu when they crashed in to a black car about 1:15 a.m. in the 3900 block of South State Street, Chicago police said.
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About to plant a tree or shrub? Wait it out until fall

If you have been planning to plant or transplant a tree or shrub this year and haven’t gotten around to it, consider waiting until fall. “Even in a normal year, summer is not the best time to plant or transplant,” said Sharon Yiesla, plant knowledge specialist at in the Plant Clinic of The Morton Arboretum in Lisle. “And this year we’re in a drought.” Planting in summer has extra risks, ...

2 shot, 1 critically, in Humdolt Park

CHICAGO - Two people were hurt, one critically, in a shooting early Sunday in Humboldt Park. About 1 a.m., a 28-year-old woman was in a minor crash near the 1200 block of North Kedzie Avenue when she was shot in the head, Chicagoo police said. She was taken to Stroger...
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Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom Rolls Out New Detroit-Style Pizza

Old Chicago is proud to debut its newest, made-from-scratch pizza – Insanity Pizza – which is now available at most of its locations across the country. Why insanity? It’s simple. Old Chicago’s new Detroit-style deep dish recipe is insanely delicious. The award-winning restaurant’s fluffy, made-from-scratch dough is topped with dollops of its signature sauce, loaded with toppings and smothered from edge to edge with Wisconsin brick cheese, resulting in crispy, buttery goodness with EVERY bite. Each square of the Insanity Pizza is an end-piece that’s cooked to perfection, resulting in a flawless bite no matter how you choose to eat it.

Chicago PD is losing officers—and their expertise

CHICAGO — Veteran officers are fleeing the Chicago Police Department—and taking their experience and know-how with them. And more Chicago cops have retired so far this year than in all of 2018. According to the latest figures from the police pension board, 363 officers have left the Chicago Police Department year to date, and another 56 are expected to retire in July, Chicago Sun-Times reported.

Steve Dale’s Pet World 6/20/2021 | 4th of July and your pets

So many dogs are terrorized by fireworks. And what if you don’t even know because you adopted a dog after July 4th 2020? The good news is described by Dr. Fiia Jokela, owner of Chicagoland Veterinary Behavior Consultants and a Resident of the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists. If you start very soon behavior modification can help, as well as many products, which we describe. And we answer, to drug or not to drug/ And what drug to not use.
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‘True impact’ and ‘generous heart’: How Happ’s dad inspired

Ian Happ had filled out and grown a short-cropped beard in the decade since he’d last seen Inverness Club superintendent John Zimmers. Back then, Zimmers held the same position at Oakmont Country Club. He and Ian Happ’s father Keith, a United States Golf Association agronomist, were working together on the 2010 Women’s Open. Keith brought his wife and kids, including 15-year-old Ian, out to Oakmont for the championship.
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Businesses Burglarized in South Loop

Police are warning business owners in the South Loop of two burglaries reported in recent weeks in the same block. In each case, the burglar forced open the front door to get inside the business, Chicago police said. Both burglaries happened in the 1100 block of South Canal Street, police...
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Overcoming Challenges and Barriers, Cambodian Refugees 'Accomplished So Much'

CHICAGO - For Khemarey Khoeun, the photos bring back memories of growing up as a child in the Cambodian community of Chicago: Mothers caring for toddlers in front of an apartment block on a steamy summer day. Young men dapper in caps and sneakers, smoking cigarettes on a street corner. A couple wearing traditional Khmer clothes at their wedding party in a small apartment crammed with revelers.