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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

Jerome Brown is charged with killing 19-year-old Kevin Ambrose near the 47th Street station of the CTA Green Line on May 7, 2013. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged With Killing Columbia College Student

A 26-year-old man has been charged in the fatal drive-by shooting of a Columbia College student in the Bronzeville neighborhood earlier this week, while the victim was on his way to pick up a friend.

CBS Chicago–05/10/2013

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Gospel Music Festival Announces Choir Battle, Headliners For 2013

The city’s Gospel Music Festival will have a new wrinkle when it gets underway in late June.

WBBM Newsradio–04/17/2013

A police officer, a school bus driver, and a bus attendant were hurt when a police SUV collided with a school bus in the Bronzeville neighborhood on April 9, 2013. (WBBM Listener Photo)

Three Hurt When Squad Car Hits School Bus In Bronzeville; Kids Safe

An employee at a nearby dry cleaners said a police SUV was heading south on King Drive when it swerved to avoid another vehicle, and hit a school bus turning north onto King from 42nd Street.

CBS Chicago–04/09/2013

Artist rendering of the "Shops and Lofts on 47," a retail and residential development planned for the Bronzeville neighborhood at 47th and Cottage Grove. (Credit: City of Chicago)

Bronzeville Celebrates Groundbreaking Of New Shops, Apartments

Ground was broken Tuesday on a new commercial and residential development in Bronzeville, a project the likes of which haven’t been seen in that neighborhood in 50 years.

CBS Chicago–04/02/2013

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2 Dead, 15 Wounded In Weekend Violence

One man was beaten to death at a CTA station, a 16-year-old boy was fatally shot and at least 15 other people were wounded in separate acts of violence across the city this weekend.

03/18/2013

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Your Chicago: Jokes And Notes Comedy Club

CBS 2′s Kate Sullivan introduces

02/22/2013

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Man Charged With Fatal New Year’s Day Shooting

A man was charged with first-degree murder for the shooting death of a man on New Year’s Day in South Side Bronzeville neighborhood.

02/15/2013

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Concealed Carry Prompts Lively Debate In Bronzeville

The likelihood of concealed-carry gun legislation in Illinois prompted lively debate Saturday at a “town hall” meeting in the near South Side Bronzeville neighborhood.

02/02/2013

The front panel of the statute was stolen outside the Harold Washington Cultural Center at 4701 S. King Drive, according to a community alert from Area Central detectives. (Credit: Chicago Police Dept.)

Harold Washington Statute Defaced In Bronzeville

The statue of the late Chicago Mayor Harold Washington was damaged when the front panel containing the dedication plaque was stolen Saturday evening in the Bronzeville neighborhood.

01/20/2013

Chicago police investigate after a gunman fired shots in the 3400 block of South Indiana Avenue, prompting officers to give chase and fire shots at the suspect, who was arrested. (Credit: CBS)

Police Fire Shots At Gunman In Bronzeville, Suspect Arrested

Police officers fired shots while chasing a gunman Monday afternoon in the Bronzeville neighborhood, just a couple blocks away from Chicago Police Headquarters.

12/10/2012

Chicago Bulls championship rings from the years 1991, 1993, 1997 and 1998 were stolen from a Bulls employee in the Bronzeville neighborhood. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Bulls Championship Rings Stolen From Team Employee

Four Chicago Bulls championship rings were stolen from a Bronzeville home last week, according to an alert issued by police on Saturday.

11/24/2012

This iconic statue greets visitors at the historic Bronzeville neighborhood. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Bronzeville

Just south of McCormick Place is a district where African Americans flourished after the Civil War. CBS 2′s Kate Sullivan reports.

11/09/2012

Chicago firefighters work to extricate a passenger from a Pontiac Trans Am involved in a crash with a minivan in the Bronzeville neighborhood on Oct. 24, 2012. (Credit: Chicago Fire Department)

6 Hurt In Pin-In Crash In Bronzeville

Six people – including two toddlers – were injured Wednesday morning when a minivan and a car collided in the Bronzeville neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–10/24/2012

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Woman Sexually Assaulted In Bronzeville

A 25-year-old woman was sexually assaulted during a robbery Sunday in the Bronzeville neighborhood on the South Side.

08/27/2012

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