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Man Shot, Killed Near CPD Headquarters

A man was shot and killed about one block away from the Chicago Police Department Headquarters in the Bronzeville neighborhood Friday night.

08/16/2014

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

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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

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