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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.


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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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Man Attempts To Lure Girl, 12, Near 26th And Indiana

Parents on the northern end of the Bronzeville neighborhood are on alert, after a man tried to lure a young girl on her way to school.

CBS Chicago–08/24/2012

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Man Beats Female Security Guard In Bronzeville

Police were seeking the man who pummeled an unarmed security guard outside a Bronzeville apartment complex on Saturday.


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Report: Wal-Mart Signs 20-Year Lease For New Bronzeville Development

Wal-Mart is making another foray into Chicago’s South Side – this time in the Bronzeville neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–07/11/2012

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Elderly Woman Injured In Bronzeville Home Invasion

An 88-year-old woman sustained injuries after struggling with a masked man who broke into her South Side Bronzeville neighborhood Friday night and put a knife to her throat and robbed her.


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Front Porch Collapses, But Woman Refuses To Leave

A senior citizen is refusing to leave her South Side home, even though it’s literally crumbling around her.

CBS Chicago–06/22/2012


Man Found Shot, Killed In Bronzeville

A man was found fatally shot on the street early Monday in the South Side Bronzeville neighborhood, police said.


The sign for Chicago's Bronzeville neighborhood. (CBS)

Bronzeville Sees Cultural Opportunity From NATO Summit

Promoters of the Bronzeville community on the city’s Near South Side say they’re hoping the NATO meeting next weekend exposes more people to their historic neighborhood.


The sign for Chicago's Bronzeville neighborhood. (CBS)

Bronzeville Welcomes NATO Summit As Good For Business

For many Chicagoans, the NATO summit could be a giant headache. But as CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports, that’s not the feeling in the city’s Bronzeville neighborhood.


City Should Forget NATO, Focus On Getting Black Men Jobs, Advocates Say

A Bronzeville-based group says City Hall should set its sights on putting more black men to work–instead of hosting an international meeting like NATO.


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1 Dead, 16 Wounded In Weekend Violence

One person is dead and at least another 16 wounded in violence throughout the city this weekend.



Man Shot During Robbery In Bronzeville Alley

A man was shot while being robbed Friday night in an alley in the South Side Bronzeville neighborhood.


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Strong-Arm Robbers Hitting Hyde Park, Washington Park, Bronzeville

Police have issued a community alert about a rash of robberies on the city’s South Side.

CBS Chicago–03/07/2012