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.
About 9:50 p.m., Terrell Campbell was walking through a lot in the 300 block of East Pershing Road when two males walked up and shot him in the chest, legs and abdomen, officials said.
About 5:30 p.m., 37-year-old Torrente G. Pickens was found unresponsive with multiple gunshot wounds in a vehicle in the 100 block of East 44th Street, police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office said.
What started with a false fire alarm ended with three students in custody — and a great big mess in the school.
Police are searching for a man who tried to sexually assault a 14-year-old girl as she was walking to school Wednesday morning in the South Side Grand Boulevard neighborhood.
The boy was in the 3900 block of South Prairie about 2:58 p.m. when he was shot in the head, police said.
Construction has been slated to begin this fall on two new pedestrian and bicycle bridges over Lake Shore Drive at 41st and 43rd streets. They will replace an outdated bridge at 43rd Street that has no ramp for bicycle or wheelchair access.
Seven people were taken to hospitals Thursday morning, after a CTA bus struck two parked cars in the Bronzeville neighborhood.
Five Chicago mayors have attended De La Salle; including both Richard J. Daley and his son Richard M. Daley, Frank Corr, Martin Kennelly and Michael Bilandic. Other notable alums include the late Cook County Board Presidents George Dunne and Dan Ryan, and broadcasting brothers Bryant and Greg Gumbel.
A man was shot and killed about one block away from the Chicago Police Department Headquarters in the Bronzeville neighborhood Friday night.