Chicago police have taken two people into custody in a deadly drive-by shooting that happened just a block from police headquarters in the Bronzeville neighborhood, reports WBBM’s Bob Roberts.
A 52-year-old man was killed and three other people injured in a Bronzeville neighborhood drive-by shooting Tuesday evening, about a block away from Chicago Police Department headquarters.
Parishioners at the Grant Memorial AME church in Bronzeville held a prayer service for their sister church, Emanuel AME, where nine people were gunned down by a stranger they had welcomed to the church. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.
A South Shore man has been charged with shooting two teenage boys—one of them fatally—over Memorial Day Weekend in Bronzeville.
Three men were killed and at least eight other people were wounded in shootings across Chicago between Thursday afternoon and early Friday, police said.
About 1 a.m., the 38-year-old was shot in the chest and abdomen in the 4200 block of South Calumet Avenue, police said.
More than 2,500 people, mostly kids, were marching from the South Loop to Bronzeville on Friday, demanding an end to the violence on the streets as students get ready to start their summer break.
The march will step off at 10 a.m. in the South Loop. Students from all five Perspectives Charter Schools will march to the Bronzeville neighborhood. Kids from Evanston, Tennessee, and Georgia also will join the effort.
The weekend’s most recent fatal shooting happened Monday night in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side, police said. About 7:50 p.m., a 17-year-old boy was shot in the back and the leg in the 4900 block of West Erie, police said. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he died.
Two men with a handgun have walked up to people and taken their property, according to a community alert from Wentworth District Chicago Police.
About 2:20 a.m., a 25-year-old man was shot multiple times as he drove his vehicle in the 400 block of East 47th Street, police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene. His 26-year-old passenger was shot in the back and also suffered a graze wound to the neck, police said. He was being treated at Stroger Hospital.
Clint Baker was last seen about noon March 31 in the 4200 block of South Michigan Avenue, according to a missing person alert from Chicago Police.
About 1:50 p.m., a man was shot to death in Englewood, police said. Keith Stokes, 24, was riding in a vehicle in the 5700 block of South Morgan when another vehicle approached and someone inside started shooting. Stokes was shot several times in the upper body and was pronounced dead at the scene at 2:07 p.m.
Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis joined mayoral candidate Jesus “Chuy” Garcia for a strategy session Thursday afternoon in Bronzeville, their first joint appearance in several weeks.
Two years after she was slain in the Kenwood neighborhood, the Chicago Park District board has voted to name a Bronzeville park in memory of honor student Hadiya Pendleton.
Some Bronzeville residents complain that the city hasn’t cracked down on absentee owners. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.
South Side residents expressed frustration Thursday with the pace of replacing public housing that was torn down at the site of what will become a Mariano’s grocery store in Bronzeville.
Dwight Brown, 40, was charged with one count of first-degree murder and one count of armed robbery, police announced late Tuesday.
The car was travelling north in the 4100 block of South Cottage Grove Avenue about 12:15 a.m. when it lost control, hit an iron fence and flipped over, police News Affairs Officer Ronald Gaines said.
The supermarket will open next year in the Bronzeville neighborhood, at the corner of Pershing Road and King Drive, making it the first Mariano’s on the South Side.