Back of the Yards

Chicago Police vehicle. (Credit: CBS)

2 Dead, 10 Wounded In Gun Violence Overnight

The outbreak of shootings came after a two-week period of relative calm and, once again, coincided with an improvement in the weather, as temperatures climbed into the 80s.

05/15/2013

File Photo Of A Handgun (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Two Teen Boys Shot In Back Of The Yards

The boys, ages 15 and 16, were walking in the 1600 block of West 49th Street about 4:45 p.m. when someone came out of an alley and started shooting.

02/14/2013

Fire Graphic

Firefighter Hurt During Extra-Alarm Fire On South Side

One firefighter was hurt battling an extra-alarm blaze at an abandoned New City factory that made parade floats Monday night on the South Side.

02/04/2013

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Man Fatally Shot In Back Of The Yards

A man was fatally shot Friday night in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side.

01/19/2013

Shooting

Male Shot In The Back Of The Yards

A male was shot Saturday in the South Side Back of the Yards neighborhood.

01/05/2013

File Photo Of Chicago Police Car (Getty Images)

Police Warn Residents After Child Abduction Attempt

Police are warning parents in the Back of the Yards about a man who tried to lure a teen boy into his car Tuesday.

12/19/2012

Students with Cary-Grove High School's Interact community service club organize some of the 750 presents they're donating to students at Richard J. Daley Elementary Academy in Chicago. (Photo courtesy Twitter/@CaryGroveHS)

Suburban Students Playing Santa For Daley Academy Kids

Students at Richard J. Daley Elementary Academy, in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side, will get an early Christmas present from Santa on Thursday.

WBBM Newsradio–12/12/2012

Chicago Police Cmdr. Joseph Gorman

Bridgeport Woman Excited About Neighborhood’s New Police Commander

“I think it’s incredible. I mean, we couldn’t have asked for anything better,” January Overton said. “I truly believe that this is gonna change drastically what’s happening on our block, and in the area.”

CBS Chicago–12/05/2012

Police swarm the scene of a fatal shooting in the Fuller Park neighborhood Friday. (CBS)

1 Dead, 5 Hurt In Pair Of South Side Shootings

A pair of South Side shootings less than 10 minutes apart Saturday night left a downstate Springfield man dead and five other people wounded.

11/30/2012

Shooting Generic

Boy, 15, Shot Multiple Times On South Side

A 15-year-old boy was critically wounded in a shooting in the Back of the Yards neighborhood Tuesday night on the South Side.

11/27/2012

Tristan Beache homesteads in urban Chicago where he raises chickens, ducks, rabbits, and grows a number of vegetables. (Photo By A.J. Viola)

A Visit To The ‘Freak Farm’ In Back Of The Yards

On a typical Chicago block on the city’s South Side, there’s a house that’s anything but typical.

10/18/2012

Chicago police investigate a shooting at Davis Square Park in the Back of the Yards neighborhood, which left one man dead and two teenagers injured on Oct. 6, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

2 Dead, 2 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

Two people have been killed in Chicago this weekend, in shootings since Friday evening.

CBS 2–10/06/2012

Chicago police investigate a shooting at Davis Square Park in the Back of the Yards neighborhood, which left one man dead and two teenagers injured on Oct. 6, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

1 Dead, 2 Wounded In Shooting At Park In Back Of The Yards

A man was killed and two teens were wounded in a shooting Saturday afternoon at a park in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side.

10/06/2012

122nd Street Fatal

1 Dead, At Least 6 Wounded In Weekend Shootings So Far

It was another violent start to the weekend on Chicago streets, with one man dead and at least six others injured in a series of shootings.

CBS Chicago–09/22/2012

Paulina Street Shooting

Mother, Baby Shot In Back Of The Yards

Police are searching for the gunman who shot and wounded a baby girl and her mother in the Back of the Yards neighborhood overnight.

CBS Chicago–09/12/2012

Alan Padilla, 17, is being held without bond on a charge of first-degree murder in the shooting death of 17-year-old Jalen Stogner. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's Office)

No Bond For Teen Charged With Killing Boy In Front Of Victim’s Mom

A judge has denied bond for the 17-year-old man accused of killing another teenager in front of the victim’s mother and two brothers, outside a Back of the Yards laundromat last week.

09/03/2012

Alan Padilla, 17, is accused of killing 17-year-old Jalen Stogner in front of Stogner's mother and two brothers on Aug. 31, 2012. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged With Killing Teen In Front Of Victim’s Mother

A 17-year-old man has been charged with killing an Englewood teen in front of his mother and two brothers outside a laundromat in the Back of the Yards neighborhood.

09/01/2012

Chicago police investigate after a 15-year-old boy was shot and killed near 47th Street and Wolcott Avenue on Aug. 21, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

15-Year-Old Boy Killed In South Side Shooting

A 15-year-old boy was killed in a shooting in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side on Tuesday afternoon.

08/21/2012

Escanaba Avenue Shooting

Overnight Shootings In Chicago Leave 1 Dead, 6 Wounded

Gunfire left one man dead and another wounded just after midnight in the South Shore neighborhood, and five others were wounded across the city in the overnight hours.

CBS Chicago–08/15/2012

Homan Avenue Shooting

Overnight Shootings Leave 1 Dead, 6 Wounded

One man was killed, and six more were injured, in shootings around Chicago overnight.

CBS Chicago–08/02/2012

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