Brighton Park

A pickup truck lost control near 45th and St. Louis. (Credit: Mike Krauser/WBBM)

Woman Dies After Being Hit By Pickup Truck

A woman was killed when she was hit by a pickup truck in the Brighton Park neighborhood, after a teen accidentally put the truck in gear.

08/15/2013

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Suspect Sought In Robberies On SW Side

A suspect is being sought for robberies that occurred this week in the Brighton Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side.

08/03/2013

Students and parents from the Brighton Park neighborhood hold a protest rally in the Loop to criticize budget cuts being forced on Chicago schools. (Credit: CBS)

Protesters Say Budget Cuts For Schools ‘Making Things Worse’

Parent Anita Caballero said the mayor’s contention that he’s improving schools makes no sense.

07/11/2013

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Brighton Park Man Killed In SW Side Motorcycle Crash

A man was killed Monday in a Southwest Side motorcycle crash roughly a mile from his Brighton Park neighborhood home.

06/24/2013

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Woman Killed In Hit-And-Run On SW Side

A 58-year-old woman was killed by a hit-and-run driver while she was walking in the Southwest Side Brighton Park neighborhood Thursday night, authorities said.

03/22/2013

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3 Killed, 13 Hurt In Shootings Since Friday Afternoon

Three men were killed in shootings in Chicago since Friday afternoon, including a man shot while riding in a car on the Dan Ryan Expressway. Gun violence wounded at least 13 other people across the city.

01/05/2013

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Two Men Shot In Brighton Park Neighborhood

-Two men were driven to an area hospital early Saturday after they were each shot in the leg in the Southwest Side Brighton Park neighborhood.

01/05/2013

Alberto Rangel (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Man Charged With Attempting To Lure Girl Walking To School

A 38-year-old Chicago man faces a felony sex-offense charge after police allege he attempted to strike up an illicit relationship with a girl walking to school in the Brighton Park neighborhood on the South Side.

11/26/2012

Burned Body Found Inside Southwest Side Garage

A burned body was found inside a garage early Thursday in the Brighton Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side.

11/15/2012

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At Least 8 Injured In Gun Violence Since Friday Night

At least eight people have been wounded in shootings on the city’s South and West sides between Friday evening and Saturday afternoon.

11/10/2012

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Autopsy: Men Found In Car’s Trunk Were Beaten To Death

An autopsy has determined that two men found dead inside a truck earlier this week were beaten to death.

CBS Chicago–09/29/2012

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5 Hurt When Car, CTA Bus Collide On Southwest Side

Five people were hospitalized earlier Saturday when a Chicago Transit Authority bus and a car were involved in an accident on Kedzie Avenue, in the Brighton Park neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–09/22/2012

Attempted Abduction Suspect

Child Abduction Attempts Reported In Chicago, Aurora

Two separate incidents of what first appeared to be incidents of attempted child abduction have caught the attention of police in Chicago and Aurora.

CBS Chicago–09/07/2012

Thieves are targeting power lines for copper.. (CBS)

Man Electrocuted While Taking Down Copper Wire In Brighton Park

An autopsy has ruled that a man died of accidental electrocution when he was shocked by copper wires he was trying to take down in the Brighton Park neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–08/23/2012

Bank Robbery

Busy Year For Bank Robbers So Far

With four months still left, it’s already been a busy year for Chicago-area bank robbers.

CBS Chicago–08/07/2012

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Man Critically Wounded In SW Side Shooting

A man was critically wounded in a shooting early Saturday in the Southwest Side Brighton Park neighborhood.

08/04/2012

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Crowd Swarms To Meeting On Violence Prevention In Brighton Park

A community meeting on violence prevention in the Southwest Side’s Brighton Park neighborhood drew more than 200 people Wednesday night to Kelly High School.

WBBM Newsradio–07/26/2012

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Report: Girl Says She Is Alive Because Boy Jumped In Front Of Bullet

A 14-year old Chicago girl says she’s alive today because her 13-year old friend stood in front of her during a gang shooting on the city’s Southwest Side.

CBS Chicago–07/13/2012

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5 Teens Among 8 Wounded By Gunfire In Another Violent Night

It was another night of violence across Chicago, with five teenagers among the wounded in eight separate shootings.

CBS Chicago–07/12/2012

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Boy, 13, Shot On Southwest Side Porch

A 13-year-old boy was shot multiple times while standing on a porch in the Southwest Side Brighton Park neighborhood Wednesday night.

07/11/2012

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