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

Two Teens Wounded In Separate Bronzeville Shootings

Two teenage boys — both 16 years old — were wounded in separate shootings less than a mile away from each other and 10 minutes apart early Friday in the Bronzeville neighborhood on the South Side.

07/18/2014

Mayor Rahm Emanuel talks about teacher contract negotiations in a one-on-one interview with CBS 2's Dana Kozlov at his 5th floor office at City Hall. (Credit: CBS)

Paving Project — Real News, Or ‘Photo Op’ For Mayor Emanuel?

The mayor showed up Thursday to shake the hands of construction crews, accompanied by photographers his people notified in advance.

07/10/2014

Tinesha Brooks. | photo from Chicago Police.

Woman Charged With Murder In Fatal Bronzeville Stabbing

A woman was charged with murder for allegedly stabbing the father of her child to death Thursday night in the Bronzeville neighborhood on the South Side.

05/24/2014

Here are some of the bikes that will be given away this weekend. (Lisa Fielding/CBS)

Bronzeville Kids Will Get Donated Bikes This Weekend

The event, dubbed the Bronzeville Bike Builder, takes place Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 244 East Pershing Road.

05/23/2014

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (CBS)

Kirk Touts Plan For $300M In Federal Funds For Charter Schools

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Illinois) visited a Bronzeville charter school on Friday to promote legislation pending in Congress to significantly boost federal funding for charter schools.

05/09/2014

The Roloson House. (Credit: @properties)

Rare Frank Lloyd Wright Row House For Sale On South Side

Fans of Frank Lloyd Wright currently have an opportunity to snap up a rare Wright-designed row house in the city.

04/29/2014

File Photo Of Ambulance (AP Photo)

Woman Dies After Domestic Incident In Bronzeville

Dorothy McGee, 58, apparently suffered a cardiac event during a domestic incident in the 400 block of East 46th Street.

03/26/2014

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

Man Critically Wounded, Arrested In Bronzeville Shootout

3500 block of South Rhodes Avenue about 10:08 p.m. when an unknown shooter approached on foot and shot him in the chest. The man returned fire and tried to drive away before crashing into a nearby parked vehicle.

03/26/2014

Dwayne Timberlake (Chicago Police)

Man Held In ‘11 Murder Charged In Another Fatal Shooting

A man already charged with killing a Bronzeville woman in 2011 is now charged with another fatal shooting that happened later that same year, police said Thursday.

03/13/2014

(Chris Martinez)

City Work Crews Finally Free Car Stuck In Block Of Ice

Workers with shovels and a bulldozer spent several hours on Thursday afternoon digging and steaming out a Bronzeville couple’s vehicle.

03/06/2014

This car left in a parking lot is now trapped by ice. (Credit: Chris Martinez)

Bronzeville Couple’s Car Fused To Ice Block

CBS 2′s Chris Martinez talked to the owners, who say nothing has been done — after multiple complaints to the city.

02/28/2014

Empty Classroom

Teen Charged With Spraying Mace In Bronzeville Classroom

A 15-year-old girl was charged with reckless conduct after she allegedly sprayed Mace inside a Bronzeville school on the South Side, injuring 20 people.

02/19/2014

Firefighters extinguish a blaze at a three-story building in Bronzeville. (Credit: NVP Photo)

None Injured In Bronzeville Fire

Firefighters responded to the three-story building on the 4000 block of South Calumet Avenue around 12:30 a.m.

01/23/2014

File Photo Of Chicago Police Car (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

2 Killed, 8 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

Two people are dead – including a teenage boy – and at least eight other people have been wounded in shootings across Chicago since Friday afternoon.

01/06/2014

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

Argument Over Video Games Might Have Led To Teen’s Death

Police have charged the cousin of the slain teen – a 13-year-old boy – with first-degree murder.

01/06/2014

(Credit: Thinkstock)

2 Dead, 20 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

The most recent fatal shooting happened about 2 a.m. Monday at a stoplight in the 1300 block of West Cermak Road.

12/30/2013

The sign for Chicago's Bronzeville neighborhood. (CBS)

Bronzeville, Ravenswood Neighborhoods, Several Others, Missing From New Chicago Map

More than a dozen distinct residential areas no longer exist and have been absorbed by other neighborhoods, according to a new map posted on the city of Chicago’s website. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine asks: What’s going on?

12/20/2013

Hales Franciscan High School (Credit: CBS)

Hales Franciscan Parents Shocked By Sexting Scandal

Just months after going co-ed, a Catholic high school in the Bronzeville neighborhood has become the focus of a police investigation into sexually explicit photos students allegedly shared with each other.

11/08/2013

(Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Chicago Not Actually ‘Murder Capital’ Of, Well, Anything

Thanks to recent headlines, you’d think the FBI rolled out the red carpet and handed Chicago a beautiful, hand-engraved (in cursive!) plaque that reads Murderiest Murder City in Murderland. In reality, the FBI did no such thing. Here’s a closer look at the FBI’s statistics and how they do and do not relate to homicides in Chicago

09/26/2013

Deion Dillard (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Turns Himself In For Stealing iPads, Laptops From School

Deion Dillard, 18, of the 2700 block of the South Dearborn Street, was charged with felon burglary, marking the eleventh person charged in the theft at Drake Elementary School.

09/05/2013

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