Chatham

Louis Smith and Lamont Jackson (Credit: Chicago Police)

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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Elderly Man Dies After Assault, Attempted Robbery In Chatham

On Sept. 25 at 4:53 a.m., Arthur Hearn was walking in the 8500 block of South Cottage Grove when a man and a woman approached and pushed him down, police said.

09/29/2014

Chatham resident John May says he was attacked by pit bulls. (CBS)

Pit Bulls Terrorize Chatham Neighborhood, Residents Say

Sixty-six-year-old Roland Hayes came home from Trinity Hospital Friday evening, bandages covering both his forearms. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.

09/19/2014

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Man Shot And Killed In Chatham

The man was shot in the back about 8:30 p.m. in the 8600 block of South Ingleside Avenue, police said. He was taken to Christ Medical Center in “grave” condition and later pronounced dead.

09/05/2014

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Four Dead In Elmhurst Murder-Suicide

Four family members were killed in a murder-suicide Saturday evening inside a residence in west suburban Elmhurst.

08/30/2014

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Man Killed In Police-Involved Shooting In Chatham

About 9 p.m., two males were shooting at each other in the 900 block of East 80th Street, police said. One of the males and two other people — a male and female — were shot.

08/25/2014

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7 Wounded In Citywide Shootings On Wednesday

The latest shooting happened about 11 p.m., when two men were wounded in a drive-by attack in the Gresham neighborhood.

08/14/2014

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Fire Officials: Man Killed In Chatham Apartment Fire

A man in his 60s was killed in a fire in a Chatham neighborhood apartment building Tuesday afternoon, fire officials said.

08/12/2014

Two suspects believed to have been stealing catalytic converters from cars in Chatham led police on a chase, before crashing near 79th and Vernon. One of the suspects fled on foot onto the Dan Ryan Expressway before he was arrested. (Credit: CBS)

Catalytic Converter Thieves Lead Police On Chase On South Side

At least two people were in custody Friday morning, after leading police on a chase when officers responded to reports of someone stealing the catalytic converter from a car in the Chatham neighborhood.

08/01/2014

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$250K Bond For Woman Charged With Kidnapping Kids From Foster Parent

Antoinette Knox, 26, took her two biological children–a 9-month-old boy and a 4-year-old girl–from their foster parent about 4:45 p.m. on July 17 in the 900 block of East 80th Street.

07/23/2014

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Pastor, Deacon Robbed At Gunpoint In Chatham Church

The doors were open — they always are — at Liberty Christian Center. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.

07/11/2014

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2 Dead, 8 Wounded In Tuesday Shootings

Two people were killed and at least eight others were wounded in shootings on the city’s South and West sides Tuesday, including six people shot in a 18-minute period Tuesday night.

07/09/2014

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Teen Girl Critically Wounded In Chatham Shooting

A woman was shot in the head Tuesday afternoon in the Chatham neighborhood on the South Side.

07/08/2014

Dominique Hodrick is charged with killing special education teacher Betty Howard. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged With Killing Special Education Teacher

Dominique Hodrick, 23, has been charged with one count of first-degree murder, two counts of attempted murder, and three counts of aggravated battery in connection with the May 29 death of Dr. Betty Howard.

06/12/2014

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Man Charged After Barricading Himself In Chatham Home

Antonio Howard Jr. faces one misdemeanor count of reckless conduct, police said. He is scheduled to appear in court July 27.

06/11/2014

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7 Dead, 23 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

The most recent fatal shooting happened Sunday night in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood on the Southwest Side. Erik Kall, 27, was shot several times in the 6200 block of South Francisco Avenue shortly after 10 p.m.

06/02/2014

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