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40 Shot, 4 Killed Including 11-Year-Old Shamiya Adams, in Chicago Weekend Violence

40 Shot, 4 Killed Including 11-Year-Old Shamiya Adams, in Chicago Weekend Violence

About 40 people were shot, four killed in Chicago weekend violence. At least 18 people were shot in a little more than 12 hours overnight, bringing the total to 40 since Friday afternoon, NBC News reports. Among the victims was 11-year-old Shamiya Adams, who was gunned down inside a Chicago […]

by Janet Shan· · Chicago News
15-Year-Old Killed in West Pullman Shooting on Chicago’s South Side

15-Year-Old Killed in West Pullman Shooting on Chicago’s South Side

WEST PULLMAN SHOOTING:  A 15-year-old boy was shot and killed in a shooting in a West Pullman neighborhood on Chicago’s South Side Sunday afternoon. Police said the boy was shot in the chest and under the arm in the 200 block of West 116th Street at about 3:40 p.m. He […]

Chicago to Sell City-Owned Vacant Lots in Englewood Neighborhood for $1

Chicago to Sell City-Owned Vacant Lots in Englewood Neighborhood for $1

Newsflash:  You can buy a vacant lot on Chicago’s South Side for $1! On Thursday, the Chicago Plan Commission unveiled a plan to allow qualified residents to purchase vacant city-owned lots in the Englewood neighborhood for $1. Mayor Rahm Emanuel said, “It’s designed to move vacant properties out of the city’s […]

by Janet Shan· · Chicago News
Maria Carmen Dominguez Killed After Gun Falls Out of Sock at Chicago Thrift Shop

Maria Carmen Dominguez Killed After Gun Falls Out of Sock at Chicago Thrift Shop

SHOCK: Maria Carmen Dominguez died after a gun fell from a pile of clothing she and a coworker at the Unique Thrift Shop were sorting through and discharged, hitting her in the chest. NBC Chicago reports, 54-year-old Maria Carmen Dominguez was killed when a .22-caliber pistol fell out of a sock and […]

by HinterlandGazetteStaff· · Chicago News
Pregnant Woman Among 3 People Injured in Chicago Highway Shooting

Pregnant Woman Among 3 People Injured in Chicago Highway Shooting

A 24-year-old pregnant woman was among three people injured in a shooting early Saturday morning in a Chicago highway shooting. Illinois State Police said a 2008 Buick SUV broke down just before 1:30 a.m. on a southbound ramp off the Dan Ryan Expressway, when a gunman opened fired into the […]

by HinterlandGazetteStaff· · Chicago News
Prosecutors: Drunk Dad, Franklin Jackson Sr., Didn’t Notice Toddler Son Ejected from SUV in Crash

Prosecutors: Drunk Dad, Franklin Jackson Sr., Didn’t Notice Toddler Son Ejected from SUV in Crash

Franklin Jackson, of League City, TX, was charged in connection with the death of his 4-year-old son, Franklin Jackson Jr., after the toddler went flying through the rear window when he smashed his Ford Expedition SUV into a guardrail twice on a Chicago highway. Jackson was reportedly too drunk to […]

by HinterlandGazetteStaff· · Chicago News, Crime
Famed Chef Charlie Trotter Found Dead in Chicago Home

Famed Chef Charlie Trotter Found Dead in Chicago Home

BREAKING:  Chef Charlie Trotter was found dead in his Chicago home, a family friend and the police sources tell the Chicago Tribune. An ambulance was called to Trotter’s home in the 1800 block of North Dayton Street at 10:45 a.m. and Trotter, 54, was found unconscious and not breathing, according […]

by HinterlandGazetteStaff· · Chicago News
Activist’s Son Hal Baskin Jr. Among 8 Wounded in Chicago Gun Violence

Activist’s Son Hal Baskin Jr. Among 8 Wounded in Chicago Gun Violence

Hal Baskin Jr., 25, the son of Englewood activist Hal Baskin, was among eight people wounded in gunfire in Chicago since Monday afternoon. Hal Baskin Jr., the 25-year-old son of Englewood activist Hal Baskin, was shot in the stomach and buttocks around 5:40 p.m. Monday in the 6600 block of […]

by Janet Shan· · Chicago News, Crime
Joliet Police:  Marcus Crosby Kills Wife Kearra Hosey, Self, After ‘Family Feud’ Tryout

Joliet Police: Marcus Crosby Kills Wife Kearra Hosey, Self, After ‘Family Feud’ Tryout

Joliet Township Murder-Suicide:  Newlyweds Kearra Hosey and Marcus Crosby are dead in an apparent murder-suicide during a domestic dispute after he tried out for TV game show “Family Feud” on Sunday the Joliet Herald-News reported. Police responded to the scene after a 911 call was made stating the woman’s husband was threatening […]

by Janet Shan· · Chicago News, Murder-Suicide
2 Held in Cornell Square Park Shooting of 13; 4 Killed, 15 Injured in Chicago Weekend Gun Violence

2 Held in Cornell Square Park Shooting of 13; 4 Killed, 15 Injured in Chicago Weekend Gun Violence

Two men were arrested in connection with the Cornell Square Park shooting of 13, including 3-year-old Deonta Howard. The two men, both 22, were arrested Sunday night in an abandoned building in the 5200 block of South Marshfield Avenue. No charges have been filed yet. Gunshots were fired into a […]

by Janet Shan· · Chicago News, Crime