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Top Chicago news: 5 killed, nearly 50 wounded in weekend violence; gunfire outside VA hospital; more

Here's what you need to know about what's happening in Chicago.

Another violent weekend: 5 dead, nearly 50 injured

Five people have been killed by gunfire and nearly 50 have been injured, including an 8-year-old girl who was shot at a barbecue, in 37 separate shooting incidents over the weekend, police said.

Read the full story on Fox News.

Man arrested after gunfire at VA hospital

Police say the man began shooting outside a VA Medical Center and then tried to enter the hospital's lobby. No one was hurt.

Read the full story on ABC10.

Plans for a Peotone airport are back

Plans for a south suburban airport are back on the political front burner, this time with talk about how it could be used by e-commerce giants like Amazon.

Read the full story on Chicago Tribune.

Popular brewpub to open neighboring pizzeria 

The owners of DryHop Brewers plan to open a second brewery next door in September. The new spot, Roebuck, will serve pizza and craft cocktails. 

Read the full story on Eater Chicago.

Water taxi expanding fleet to serve riverfront megaprojects

The new vessel will eventually bring commuters to developments like Lincoln Yards and The 78.

Read the full story on Curbed Chicago.


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