Chicago “Safe Passage” Worker In Serious Condition Thursday After Shot In South Austin Neighborhood

CHICAGO, IL. (THECOUNT) — A worker with “Safe Passage,” a program designed to provide safe routes to and from school for Chicago students, was shot in a South Austin neighborhood Thursday.

The Safe Passage worker, who was not identified by name, was wounded in a shooting that occurred in the 5600-block of West Corcoran Place at about 8:20 a.m., Thursday morning.

The shooting occurred in the 5600-block of West Corcoran Place at about 8:20 a.m. Police said the victim, a man in his 20s, was shot in the back and transported to Loyola University Medical Center in serious condition. Continue reading

CH Loyola Beach Neighbors Terrified After 2 Beloved Men Shot Dead Day, Half Mile Apart

CHICAGO, IL. (THECOUNT) — Eliyahu Moscowicz has been identified as one of the victims apparently randomly shot and killed in Chicago Monday.

“Ellie” Moscowicz, 24, was walking along a path at Loyola Park near the 1100 West Lunt Avenue, in Chicago, IL, when he was shot in the head from close range.

A witness found Moscowitz lying face down and called police, he was later declared dead from a gunshot wound to the head. His friend Adam Thornburg was walking by and heard police cars zooming down Lunt, but didn’t learn of his death until Tuesday morning. Continue reading

Illinois Pair Found Dead In Chicago Garage Identified As Maryilu Padilla-Vazquez & Jaime Mouricepan Ora

CHICAGO, IL. (THECOUNT) — The two people found dead in a garage on Chicago’s Northwest side, have been identified as Maryilu Padilla-Vazquez and Jaime Mouricepan Ora.

Police say Padilla-Vazquez, 31, and Ora, 34, were found deceased in a garage located in the 4100 block of North Mozart Street, Chicago, IL., about 4 p.m. Tuesday. Police noted, one decedent was located inside a vehicle and the other decedent was located outside the automobile.

Police said the pair did not appear to have occupied the garage for very long before that fatal accident happened. Police did not elaborate as to how they assumed that timeline.

The Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office on Wednesday identified the pair as Maryilu Padilla-Vazquez, 31, of the 6100 block of South 76th Avenue in Summit; and Jaime Mouricepan Ora, 34, of the 6100 block of North Talman Avenue. Continue reading

Plane BURNING On Tarmac O’Hare Airport

The FAA tweeted then deleted news that a plane was “disabled” on the runway at O’Hare Airport.

Several reports of a plane on fire at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport are being reported on social media. Some are reporting that it’s a drill.

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“FAA: A runway is closed at O’Hare Airport due to a disabled aircraft – FAA News” Continue reading

BATTLEGROUND CHICAGO: 40 Shot 8 DEAD Over Weekend

Shocking numbers coming out of Chicago as eight people were killed and at least 40 wounded in a weekend chock full of extreme violence. Sadly the number of dead or wounded is nothing new for the embattled area.

The ever rising numbers showed a thousand more people shot in the windy city then compared to last year. There have been at least 595 homicides this year compared with 409 this same time last year.

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The gun violence over the weekend was at levels usually seen in the summer when shootings typically spike. At least 3,475 people had been shot in the city as of shortly after midnight Monday compared with 2,441 people shot this time last year, an increase of 1,034, according to Tribune data. Continue reading

Brothers ARRESTED Over Shooting Death Of Dwayne Wade Cousin

Brothers, Derren Sorrells and Darwin Sorrells, have been arrested and charged with the murder of NBA star’s Dwayne Wade cousin, Nykea Aldridge.

Aldridge was shot dead while she walked with her newborn. She was pushing a baby stroller.

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Tragedy has struck the family of NBA star, Dwyane Wade, after his 32-year-old cousin, Nykea Aldridge, was killed in the South Side area of Chicago. Friday afternoon Aldridge was caught in the crossfire of a shootout between at least three gunmen. Continue reading

ACTIVE SHOOTER Reported at 7th Heaven Music Store Kansas

Kansas cops are responding to reports of an active shooter at 7th Heaven music store located at 7621 Troost Avenue.

According to police, “shots fired” have been reported inside the business. No reports of injuries have yet been released.

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From business website: For over 40 years, 7th Heaven has been Kansas City’s largest premier smoke shop, offering a vast array of tobacco smoking accessories from glass handpipes and waterpipes, to the newest cutting-edge vaporizers and oil rigs. Continue reading

Gun Control Spokesman NBA Star Dwyane Wade COUSIN Shot Dead

Tragedy has struck the family of NBA star, Dwyane Wade, after his 32-year-old cousin, Nykea Aldridge, was killed in the South Side area of Chicago. Friday afternoon Aldridge was caught in the crossfire of a shootout between at least three gunmen. She was reportedly pushing a baby stroller when she was shot and killed. Police say, a person of interest was taken into custody.

Wade, along with fellow NBA elite players, Chris Paul, Carmelo Anthony, and LeBron James, have all been outspoken proponents for gun control legislation. The baller delivered the Democratic message at the ESPYs earlier this summer calling for stricter gun control legislation.

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Now, that same violence he’s been decrying has struck his own family. According to ESPN.com, Wade’s 32-year-old cousin, Nykea Aldridge, was killed in the South Side area of Chicago on Friday afternoon as she was caught in the crossfire of a shootout between at least three gunmen. Continue reading

Malia Obama Caught On Camera SMOKING JOINT

(Via Radar) As Radar reported, Malia Obama, 18, skipped the Democratic National Convention in July 2016 to party it up with her friends at Lollapalooza in Chicago.

Onlookers posted shocking videos of her twerking half-naked and shaking her butt all over social media, but only Radar has this bombshell video of her puffing away on what an eyewitness claims was a marijuana cigarette!

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And that’s not all folks! The daughter of the President of these United States TWERKS too! Continue reading