Chatham

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Chatham Woman, Man Found Dead In Apparent Murder-Suicide

A man and woman were found dead early Friday in an apparent murder-suicide in the Chatham neighborhood on the South Side.

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2 Dead, 9 Wounded In Wednesday Shootings

A west suburban man was killed in the most recent fatal shooting Wednesday afternoon in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side.

04/30/2015

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Man Charged In Chatham Crash That Killed Pedestrian

George R. Evans, 23, is charged with one felony count of reckless homicide with a motor vehicle for the crash in the 8700 block of South Lafayette Avenue, police said.

04/29/2015

A young woman was killed when this Volkswagen Passat struck her as she crossed Lafayette Avenue at 87th Street. Police said the car was speeding. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Woman Struck And Killed By Car In Chatham

Police said the woman was trying to cross Lafayette Avenue at 87th Street around 10 p.m. Sunday, when a Volkswagen Passat speeding off the southbound ramp of the Dan Ryan Expressway smashed into her.

04/27/2015

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Woman Shot In Chatham

About 7 p.m., the 26-year-old was shot in the leg in the 7900 block of South Maryland Avenue, police said.

04/14/2015

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One Dead, Eight Wounded In Monday Shootings

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.

03/31/2015

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Man’s Condition ‘Grave’ After Chatham Shooting

A man was shot and critically injured on Saturday morning in the Chatham neighborhood on the South Side.

03/28/2015

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2 Killed, 12 Wounded In Shootings Since Wednesday Morning

The most recent fatal shooting happened about 2 a.m. Thursday at an Austin neighborhood gas station on the West Side. A 20-year-old man was outside the station in the 100 block of South Cicero when someone walked up and shot him multiple times, police said.

03/19/2015

Authorities investigate after a fatal shooting on the South Side early Thursday. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Man Shot And Killed In Chatham

Officers responding to a call of shots fired about 12:30 a.m. found Juan Warrior unresponsive with gunshot wounds to the side of the chest in the 8100 block of South Normal Avenue, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

03/19/2015

A Water Management Department worker uses steam to heat a frozen hydrant, so firefighters can battle an extra-alarm fire in Chatham. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Firefighters Battle Flames, Frozen Hydrants In Chatham

The fire started around 1:40 a.m. Tuesday in a vacant three-flat in the 7900 block of South Drexel Avenue. When crews arrived, nearby hydrants were frozen solid, so the Fire Department had to call in Water Management Department crews to heat the hydrants with steam, and get water flowing.

02/17/2015

Mayor Rahm Emanuel, William "Dock" Walls, Willie Wilson, Bob Fioretti, Jesus "Chuy" Garcia

Chatham Residents Want To Hear Details From Mayoral Candidates

The final debate before Chicago’s mayoral election on Feb. 24 takes place Tuesday on CBS 2 and Dorothy Tucker reports people want to hear details.

02/09/2015

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Couple Charged With Home Invasion At Friends’ Chatham Apartment

Linda and Dennis Alford each face five felony counts of armed home invasion. On Sunday, Cook County Judge Maria Kuriakos Ciesil set Linda Alford’s bail at $300,000. Her husband was ordered held on $350,000 bail.

02/09/2015

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Third Man Charged In 2013 Slaying Outside Chatham Gas Station

Steven Blanchard, 26, who was charged with first-degree murder, is accused of being the triggerman who killed Leroy Griffin. He was ordered held without bail during a brief appearance before Cook County Judge Maria Kuriakos Ciesil.

02/09/2015

Crews secure the scene of an extra-alarm fire deemed suspicious by arson investigators. / photo from Network Video Productions

Nine People Displaced After Fire At Chatham Apartment Building

Arson investigators are looking into the cause of an extra-alarm fire at a South Side Chatham neighborhood apartment building that left nine people displaced early Sunday.

01/11/2015

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Man Shot And Killed In Chatham

Larry Edwards, 24, was sitting in a parked car about 11:40 p.m. in the 9300 block of South Burnside Avenue when a group of people walked out of an alley and someone opened fire, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

01/06/2015

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Two Charged With Murder In 2013 Slaying

Leroy Griffin, 18, was shot in the head around 7 p.m. on Dec. 21, 2013, in the 7900 block of South Lafayette Avenue, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

12/19/2014

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4 Killed, 11 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

The most recent fatal shooting happened about 12:15 a.m. Monday in the Northwest Side Belmont Cragin neighborhood. A 26-year-old man was standing in an alley with friends in the 2100 block of North Merrimac when someone walked up, yelled gang slogans and shot him in the face, police said.

11/10/2014

The scene of the fire in Chatham early Tuesday. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Firefighters Battle Blaze In Chatham

Firefighters responded to the 8200 block of South Langley about 1:50 a.m., Fire Media Affairs said. Officials described the blaze as a “small fire that occurred in the rear” of the building.

11/04/2014

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Woman Hospitalized After Chatham Fire

The fire began at a two-story frame house in the 8100 block of South Vincennes Avenue shortly after 4 a.m., according to Fire Media Affairs. A 66-year-old woman was taken to Saint Bernard Hospital and Health Care Center for smoke inhalation.

10/28/2014

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12 Wounded In City Shootings On Tuesday

Most recently, two men were wounded in a shooting in the North Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side. The men, ages 22 and 24, were standing outside in the 1800 block of South Hamlin about 9:15 p.m., when someone shot them both.

10/08/2014

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