62nd Street

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2 Dead, 15 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

A man and a 14-year-old boy were killed and 15 people were wounded — including an 11-year-old girl shot on her front porch — in gun violence throughout the city over the weekend.


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Teen Wounded In Woodlawn Shooting

He was shot in the leg shortly before 9 p.m. in the 600 block of East 62nd Street.


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1 Dead, 11 Wounded In Citywide Shootings Overnight

No one was in custody for any of the shootings Tuesday morning.


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Man Shot And Killed In West Englewood

Lenardo Allison, 26, was found with a fatal gunshot wound to the head in a parking lot near 62nd Street and Ashland Avenue.


Dump Truck Fatal

Woman, 72, Struck And Killed By Dump Truck On Southwest Side

A dump truck driver struck and killed a 72-year-old woman in the Southwest Side’s Clearing neighborhood Friday evening, then drove off.

CBS Chicago–08/25/2012

Lionel Robinson, 27, is charged with aggravated domestic battery for allegedly stabbing his mother during an argument on Dec. 1, 2011. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Man Charged With Stabbing Mother After Argument On SW Side

A 27-year-old Southwest Side man was expected to appear for a bond hearing Sunday, on charges that he stabbed his mother repeatedly in their apartment following an argument the two had Thursday afternoon.


West Woodlawn Shooting

4 Teens Shot In West Woodlawn

Four teenage boys were shot and critically wounded overnight after a shooting in the West Woodlawn neighborhood near Washington Park.

CBS Chicago–08/30/2011

Western Avenue Shooting

1 Dead, 4 Injured In Thursday Night Shootings

At least one person was killed and four others were injured by gunfire in various parts of the city Thursday night.

CBS Chicago–08/05/2011


Kids Construct Igloo On Southwest Side

A certain front yard featuring an igloo could pass for Nome, Alaska, but it’s actually on Chicago’s Southwest Side.

CBS Chicago–12/29/2010