At 8:39 p.m. Tuesday, the 44-year-old woman was sitting on her couch in the 8400 block of South Hermitage Avenue when someone fired shots outside, police said. The shots went through the woman’s front door, hitting her in her abdomen.Lee Edwards / Block Club Chicago

Stray Bullet Kills Woman Sitting On Her Couch, Another Wounds Sleeping 80-Year-Old In Separate Shootings

Both incidents happened on the South Side, one in West Englewood and one in Pullman.

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Rocked By Shootings, Albany Park Neighbors Stage Peace March, Vigil: ‘It Seems Like Things Are Getting Worse’

Seven people were shot in Albany Park in three days last week. Before the community could gather Sunday to mourn the victims, at least two more people were shot in the area.

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New Mural Outside Bucktown-Wicker Park Library Brings A Piece Of Rural Illinois To The City

Artist and architect Sam Marts designed the mural to be an ode to the corn industry in Illinois.

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20 People Die From Coronavirus In Illinois As 2,120 New Cases Reported

Among the victims were five people in Cook County. At least 8,411 people have died from COVID-19 in Illinois.