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28-year-old man shot, critically wounded in Austin

By Tom Schuba A man was critically wounded late Friday in an Austin neighborhood shooting on the West Side. About 11:55 p.m., officers responding to a call of shots fired in the 5800 block of West Ohio found the 28-year-old laying on the sidewalk with a gunshot wound to the head, according to Chicago [READ…

MAP: Chicago weekend shootings tracker for June 23-26

By Sun-Times Wire This map will update throughout the weekend as shootings in Chicago are confirmed. Click on a location for the time, address and other details about each shooting over the weekend. 4:59 p.m. Friday — 32-year-old man shot in East Garfield Park 5:58 p.m. Friday — Boy, 15, shot in hand in [READ…

Huge, homely mastiff named Martha wins world’s ugliest dog

By Linda Wang | Associated Press PETALUMA, Calif. — Martha is big, ugly, lazy and gassy. And a world champion. In a competition annually dominated by the old, the tiny, and the hairless, the 3-year-old, 125-pound Neapolitan Mastiff used her lollygagging youth to win the 29th annual World’s Ugliest Dog Contest. She was a favorite of…