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- 4 teens shot in area Emanuel slated to visit today
Four teenagers were wounded Tuesday night in a drive-by shooting in the city’s WestWoodlawn neighborhood on the South Side, officials said.
- Cops: Woman in dice game critically wounded in West Garfield Park
A young woman was shot in the head while playing in a dice game in the West Garfield Park neighborhood on the city’s West Side, police said this morning.
- Purple paint now means no trespassing
Illinois landowners have a new way to tell people to stay off their property.
- Man reports finding $150K in his garden
Wayne Sabaj, an unemployed carpenter who lives in unincorporated McHenry County, went out to his garden Monday afternoon to find some broccoli to go with his grilled beef for dinner.
- Boy, 17, injured in West Englewood shooting
A 17-year-old boy was injured in a late Tuesday shooting in theWest Englewood neighborhood on the South Side, authorities said.
- Attorney for boy: Other children also handcuffed for talking
The attorney for a family suing Chicago Public Schools over the alleged handcuffing of a first-grader in 2010 said Tuesday the boy was among several 6- and 7-year-olds who were detained and handcuffed for hours for talking in class.
- Cubs Playing the Spoiler? Still Enjoyable.
Monday’s win over the Giants was a good game, even if it meant little to the season.
- Paroled Sex Offender Can’t Go Home
Father says state’s one-size-fits-all sexual predator laws should be changed.
- Grandma Wants to Pack Heat at the Park
The Indiana General Assembly recently passed a law allowing concealed carry, and Michelle Bahus doesn’t understand why Hammond officials aren’t complying.
- Paralyzed Athlete Fights Insurance Change
State wants to take away Medicare card, place Rocky Clark on an HMO that requires a new facility, physicians.
- Parking Website Wins $5,000
SpotHero, a website for connecting drivers with parking spots, wins in first round of Apps for Chicago contest.
- Chester Taylor’s Ouster Not Imminent
The pricey running back’s time with Chicago was reportedly near an end, but not anymore.
- Golf News and Notes: August 31, 2011
A couple of players to keep your eyes on as we proceed deeper into the FedEx Cup playoffs are, Steve Strickers, Keegan Bradley and Matt Kuchar.
- Soriano Hits Long Homer As Cubs Top Giants 5-2
Alfonso Soriano drove in two runs and hit one of the longest homers at AT&T Park, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 5-2 win over the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday night.
- 4 Teens Shot In West Woodlawn
Four teenage boys were shot and critically wounded overnight after a shooting in the West Woodlawn neighborhood near Washington Park.
- Dad Wants ‘No-Fly List’ For Kids In Midst Of Custody Disputes
A Chicago area father is pushing for a no-fly list for kids, because he says it could help parents whose children have been kidnapped. Michael Sanchez’s own daughter was taken away, all the way to Brazil, when she was kidnapped by her biological mother.
- De Aza Drives In 4 As White Sox Top Twins 8-6
Alejandro De Aza drove in a career-high four runs to lead the Chicago White Sox to an 8-6 win over the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday night.
- 3 Hurt In Crash During Attempted Drive-By
Three people were injured Tuesday night when a car crashed into an oncoming van, apparently during an attempted drive-by shooting.
- Wheeling’s student boxing club fights hard for charities
From helping charities to building self-esteem in students, Wheeling High School’s boxing club knows how to make an impact.
- Bartlett woman rallies neighbors to fight emerald ash borer
A Bartlett woman, upset that ash trees in her neighborhood are dying, has launched a two-pronged campaign to save them — part aimed at getting the village to act and part aimed at getting her neighbors to treat their own trees.
- Senate president meets with leaders of Sears
Sears Holdings Corp. CEO Lou D’Ambrosio met with Illinois Senate President John Cullerton Tuesday about the company’s future in its Hoffman Estates headquarters. Sears’ tax-incentive deal with the village expires next year.
- Family connections in Rosemont net $2 million in pay
Ten Stephens family members, including Mayor Bradley Stephens, got almost $1 million in pay from Rosemont last year. Five other Rosemont elected officials and their 13 family members were paid another million dollars in 2010.
- Bears’ Bell just wants to help team
Kahlil Bell wants to be more than just an NFL running back, and playing behind Matt Forte and Marion Barber, he will have to be. One of the factors that has allowed Bell to zip past Chester Taylor on the depth chart (unofficially, for now) is his ability to contribute on special teams.