The ex-DePaul star said the McPier arena will be a "huge positive'' to keeping Chicago players in town.
The men were killed in separate shootings three hours and 1½ miles apart, police said.
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The shootings occured Wednesday afternoon in Austin, Humboldt Park and Roseland.
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Mayor Rahm Emanuel praised Jesus "Chuy" Garcia, but suggested he represents "the politics of the past."
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Among those defeated: Harold "Noonie" Ward.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel's lack of support in outlying wards lands him in runoff with Jesus "Chuy" Garcia.
Incumbent Ald. Michelle Harris (8th) won reelection in her South Side ward.
She defeated Shirley White, Henry Moses and Charles Thomas Sr.
It's a runoff as Mayor Rahm Emanuel will take on Jesus "Chuy" Garcia on April 7.
The boy was walking near 101st Street and Lafayette Avenue when he was shot, police said.
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