The scene of a shooting that left 3-year-old Mekhi James (top right) dead in Austin. Amaria Jones, 13, was also killed Saturday while sitting inside her own home on the West Side.LEGAL HELP FIRM/FACEBOOK

3-Year-Old Boy Killed On West Side Among More Than 100 People Shot This Weekend

The toddler was killed when someone pulled up behind the car he was riding in and fired shots, police said.

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Retired Chicago Firefighter Killed In Attempted Carjacking In Morgan Park

Dwain Williams, 67, joined the fire department in 1992. Police say he was stopping at a local popcorn shop when he was attacked.

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Kitten Trapped In Car’s Engine Rescued By East Ukrainian Village Neighbors

A neighbor who cares for a feral cat colony alerted Animal Control and cops for help, to no avail. It took a nearby vet tech and the car's owner to save it.

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Social Distancing Is A Privilege — And More Black And Latino Chicagoans Died Because They Couldn’t, Study Says

That translated into neighborhoods with more Black and Latino residents seeing more COVID-19 deaths in the spring, according to the study.