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Melvin L. Martin (Credit: Chicago Police)

Suspect Charged In Chatham Robbery, Shooting

Melvin L. Martin, 29, allegedly approached a 27-year-old man sitting in a vehicle in the 800 block of East 82nd Street a few minutes after 1 a.m. Wednesday and announced a robbery. He took the man’s wallet before firing multiple times and running away.

02/20/2014

A fire broke out about 1:40 a.m. Thursday in the 8200 block of South Ingleside Avenue. (Credit: NVP News video)

Two Injured In Chatham Fire

A fire at a three-story building sent two men to the hospital, including one who jumped out of a window, early Thursday in the South Side Chatham neighborhood.

02/20/2014

A house fire broke out about 12:30 a.m. Wednesday inside a one-story bungalow in the 8300 block of South Maryland Avenue, leaving one person injured and displacing four others. (Credit: NVP News video)

1 Hurt, 4 Displaced By Chatham Fire

Firefighters responded to the blaze about 12:33 a.m. inside a one-story bungalow in the 8300 block of South Maryland Avenue. The fire was struck out about a half hour later.

01/29/2014

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Man Killed In Chatham Shooting

A man was shot and killed Friday night in the the South Side Chatham neighborhood.

01/18/2014

A car spins it wheels on the South Side Thursday night. (CBS)

South Side Alderman Says City Is Diverting Road Salt From His Ward

Ald. Roderick Sawyer says his ward’s five trucks have been limited to one load of salt a day, and they’re often sent to salt a higher priority: Lake Shore Drive. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.

01/09/2014

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4 Dead, 17 Wounded In Shootings Since Friday

The most recent fatal shooting happened about midnight Monday in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood on the South Side.

12/23/2013

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Proposals For 21 CPS Charter Schools Prompt Heated Debate

A hearing on 21 proposed new Chicago Public Schools charters drew at least 300 people to CPS headquarters on a snowy Monday evening, with supporters and opponents equally passionate about the need to propel or quash charter efforts.

12/17/2013

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Police: Man Found Shot To Death In Chatham

The man, thought to be in his 30s, was found shot in a gangway in the 8200 block of South Drexel Avenue about 8:45 a.m.

11/14/2013

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Man Killed In Chatham Shooting

Police responding to a call of shots fired about 3:15 p.m. found the man on the sidewalk in the 8300 block of South Ellis Avenue.

10/22/2013

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1 Dead, 1 Wounded In Chatham Shootings

The shootings occurred at 8:56 a.m. with one victim shot in the 8200 block of South Maryland, and the second shot in the 8200 block of South Drexel.

10/14/2013

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Chatham Park Event Honors Fallen Police Officer

CBS 2’s Mike Parker went to Nat King Cole Park, where an overnight campout began Friday night in a show of solidarity against gangs, drugs and guns. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.

08/23/2013

Mayor Rahm Emanuel  was on hand for the unveiling of the mural. (Credit: Steve Miller)

Emanuel On Hand As High School Students Unveil New Mural

It is a combination mosaic and spray-painted mural on the side of a Garrett Popcorn shop on 87th near Cottage Grove. The artists were students from Kenwood and Simeon academies.

08/19/2013

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2 Dead, 22 Others Shot Over Weekend In Chicago

One man was killed an another wounded in an overnight shooting in the Chatham neighborhood.

08/05/2013

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6 Wounded In Shootings Since Wednesday Afternoon

The shootings came as July drew to a close and police officials announced the number of shootings decreased when compared to the same months in 2012 and 2011.

08/01/2013

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1 Dead, 17 Wounded In Shootings Since Friday

The most recent shooting occurred early Monday in the Belmont Cragin neighborhood on the Northwest Side.

07/29/2013

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Indoor Use Of Power Washer Prompts Warning About Carbon Monoxide

The Fire Department was warning Chicago residents not to use gasoline-powered machines indoors, after responding to a potentially deadly carbon monoxide leak in the Chatham neighborhood.

07/16/2013

Seven-year-old Christian Lyles (left) and 5-year-old Jaden Donald were critically wounded in separate shootings on July 4 and 5, respectively. Both were out with their family at city parks to celebrate the holiday. (Photos supplied to CBS)

Two Boys, 5 And 7, Among Victims Of Holiday Gun Violence

Dozens of people have been shot this long holiday weekend, including two boys who were just trying to enjoy family parties for the 4th of July.

07/04/2013

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Two Teens Shot In Chatham

They were standing on the sidewalk in the 8100 block of South Vernon Avenue at 9:08 p.m. when a male shooter walked up and started firing.

06/20/2013

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6 Dead, 41 Hurt In Weekend Shootings; Police Shoot 3 Others, 2 Fatally

The number of people killed or wounded over the last few days added up to the single-most violent weekend in Chicago this year. Those killed ranged in age from 16 to 40.

06/17/2013

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Police: 1 Dead, 3 Hurt In Shooting At Chatham Club

One man was killed and three others were wounded in a shooting early Sunday at a nightclub in the South Side Chatham neighborhood, police said.

06/16/2013

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