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Chicago Drill Pioneer Edai Shot Dead

Chicago drill pioneer Edai, also known as Edai 600, was shot and killed. In what seems like ongoing violence engulfing rappers in Chicago, another rapper is dead after being shot in the back times. Edai best known as a pioneer for Chicago Drill music alongside rapper Chief Keef was reportedly shot on Saturday night in the back multiple times and was taken to the University of Chicago Hospital, where he died, Saycheese reported.
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Chicago Rapper Edai 600 Killed At 32

According to several reports and social media tributes, Chicago drill rapper Edai 600 was shot and killed over the weekend. Edai, whose real name is Cordai Ealy, was reportedly shot several times in his back on the early morning of August 1, according to a recording of a Chicago Police scanner. No arrests have been made in the shooting.
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Man, 46, fatally shot while driving on Far South Side

CHICAGO — A 46-year-old man was fatally shot while driving on the city’s Far South Side. Police said the man was driving around 4:20 a.m. Monday in the 13100 block of South Eberhart Avenue when he was shot multiple times in the torso. He jumped the curb and crashed into the front of a house, causing minor damage.
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Mask Up, Kane County! We Have Reached ‘Substantial’ Level

According to the latest COVID-19 positivity rates from CDC, Kane County has now reached a level of transmission of “substantial”. The Kane County Health Department strongly supports the recently updated IDPH and CDC guidelines, which recommends every person, including fully vaccinated individuals, wear a mask in public indoor settings where community levels are “substantial” or “high.”

Man shot dead in West Town hours after celebrating his 34th birthday

Police are investigating after a man was fatally shot in the back on a West Town sidewalk early Monday. The victim turned 34-years-old on Sunday. Patrol officers heard gunfire in the area around 2:35 a.m. and soon found the victim lying dead on a sidewalk in the 1400 block of West Division, just west of the Near North Montessori School.
Chicago, ILOk Magazine

Chicago Based Rapper Edai Reportedly Killed In Shooting

Chicago based rapper and hip hop artist Edai 600 — also known simply as "Edai" — has reportedly died after being shot in the back multiple times. The fatal incident allegedly happened either late on Saturday, July 31 or very early in the morning on Sunday, August 1. FORMER BOYFRIEND...
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Chicago violence: 5 dead, 50 shot amid bloody weekend

At least 5 people were killed and 50 others were injured in shootings across Chicago this weekend, according to authorities. Chicago police said one man was killed and another was wounded early Sunday in a shooting in the city's Near West Side. The two men – ages 30 and 36...

Man stabbed at CTA Red Line station

CHICAGO - A man was stabbed Monday morning on the platform of a CTA Red Line stop on the North Side. Around 12:20 a.m., the male, 27, was trying to pass by two men who were arguing on the CTA Belmont platform in the 900 block of West Belmont Avenue when one of the men pulled out a knife and stabbed him in his hand, Chicago police said.
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Daywatch: Some Chicago restaurants and bars move to vaccinated-only service, how an elected school board will work and scientists target Lake Michigan’s invasive mussels

Good morning, Chicago. Yesterday morning, just before thousands of people swarmed downtown Chicago for the final day of Lollapalooza, Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Dr. Allison Arwady held an unusual weekend news conference to talk about COVID-19 amid the spread of the delta variant. The top doctor said there aren’t plans to shut down the city, but that people need to again “step up” and get ...
Chicago, ILNew York Post

Wild brawl breaks out in Chicago over ‘fake’ Lollapalooza tickets

Wild footage shows three people crashing through a large Chicago hotel window as they brawled over fake Lollapalooza tickets, according to cops. Video obtained by CBS Chicago captures screams and the sound of smashing glass as the trio crashes and then falls through a window at the Congress Hotel, across from the famed music festival on Sunday.

Guy Thrown Through Window Just Outside Lollapalooza Venue

Lollapalooza wasn't just a breeding ground for COVID this weekend -- it also led to some serious violence ... as seen in this brutal video of a festival ticket sale gone wrong. The scuffle broke out Sunday just outside the Congress Plaza Hotel & Convention Center in Chicago ... literally...