Bronzeville

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

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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

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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

School Burglarized In Bronzeville

A school in the Bronzeville neighborhood was burglarized Thursday evening, police said.

09/01/2013

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1 Dead, 11 Wounded In Citywide Shootings Overnight

No one was in custody for any of the shootings Tuesday morning.

08/20/2013

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Two Shot On Front Porch In Bronzeville

The two were sitting on the front porch of a home in the 4500 block of South Indiana Avenue when a gunman emerged from a gangway and opened fire.

08/20/2013

Lamar Grant (Credit: Chicago Police)

Murder Suspect Charged After Confessing To Pastor, Surrendering To Police

A man has been charged with shooting two people in the Bronzeville neighborhood over the weekend – killing one of them – after turning himself in to police overnight.

08/14/2013

One man was killed, and another was wounded, when they were shot in the 2900 block of South State Street on Aug. 10, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

1 Killed, 1 Wounded In Bronzeville Shooting

Police said the men were shot around 6:15 p.m. in the 2900 block of South State Street.

08/11/2013

Chicago Police vehicle. (Credit: CBS)

4 Dead, 22 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

The most recent fatal shooting happened Saturday night in the West Side Humboldt Park neighborhood, when two men were shot about 10:10 p.m. in the 1000 block of North St. Louis Avenue, police said.

08/11/2013

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

Man Shot While Riding In Car In Bronzeville

The 21-year-old man was a passenger in the vehicle traveling in the 4700 block of South King Drive at 12:25 a.m. when shots rang out and the vehicle’s back window shattered.

07/12/2013

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Retired Cop Facing Eviction For 2nd Time In A Year

Activists and neighbors showed up at a retired Chicago police officer’s home in Bronzeville on Wednesday, hoping to prevent her from being evicted again.

07/10/2013

An extra-alarm fire gutted a commercial building in Bronzeville, causing the roof to collapse. (Credit: CBS)

Extra-Alarm Blaze Destroys Bronzeville Commercial Strip

Firefighters spent nearly five hours extinguishing the flames of an extra-alarm fire in Bronzeville overnight.

07/02/2013

St. James Catholic Church, a 133-year-old limestone church in Bronzeville, is being torn down. (Photos: Hannah Allen left, David Schalliol right)

Historic Bronzeville Church To Be Demolished

After years of prayers and appeals by parishioners and preservationists, the Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago has called in the wrecking crews this morning to begin demolition of the historic St. James Church in Bronzeville.

06/26/2013

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Police Warn Of Smart Phone Thefts In Bronzeville

Police are seeking two teenaged thieves, who allegedly stole smart phones twice in the past week on or near 35th Street, near U.S. Cellular Field and the IIT campus.

WBBM Newsradio–05/23/2013

Anthony Overton Elementary School. (Credit: CBS)

Parents React To Closing Of Bronzeville School

At one of the schools ordered closed by CPS – there was quiet opposition from some parents today…and some seemed resigned to what is about to happen. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.

05/22/2013

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