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Special education teacher Betty Howard and her son, James Washington. (Family Photo)

Special Ed Teacher Killed By Stray Bullet In Chatham

Dr. Betty Howard, 58, taught at Gwendolyn Brooks College Prep Academy High School, where students and staff were remembering her as a life-changing educator.

05/30/2014

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1 Dead, 1 Critically Wounded In Chatham Shooting

About 9:50 p.m., the two men were standing on the sidewalk in the 7900 block of South Vincennes Avenue, police said. Two other males walked up and opened fire, striking both men several times.

05/07/2014

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3 Dead, 26 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

The most recent fatal shooting happened about 11:35 a.m. Sunday, when a 41-year-old William Bailey was shot to death in the South Side Washington Heights neighborhood.

05/05/2014

File Photo Of A Handgun (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Man Shot And Killed In Chatham

Jabari Davis, 29, was found with a gunshot wound to the head about 7:15 a.m. at his home in the 900 block of East 81st Street.

05/05/2014

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Man Stabbed To Death In Chatham

A man was stabbed to death during a fight Saturday night in the Chatham neighborhood on the South Side.

05/04/2014

A man was found shot dead at 2:05 a.m. Thursday in the South Side Chatham neighborhood. (Photo from Network Video Productions)

Man Shot And Killed In Chatham

Police responding to a call of shots fired at 2:05 a.m. near East 81st Street and South Cottage Grove Avenue found the 34-year-old man lying on the sidewalk with a gunshot wound to his head.

05/01/2014

A dog wandered onto the roof of a vacant home in Chatham; neighbors said the dog was there for three days before an Animal Control worker went up and got him down using a snare. (Credit: Mike Krauser/CBS)

City Worker Rescues Dog From Roof Of Vacant House

Neighbors said the dog had been up there for three days.

04/11/2014

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Man Shot In Chatham

The man, 20, was shot in the groin about 9:45 p.m. in the 8800 block of South Prairie Avenue.

03/28/2014

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Police Provide Black History Books For Students In Chatham

Students at an elementary school in the Chatham neighborhood were given intellectual treats as part of their African-American studies on this last day of Black History Month.

02/28/2014

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

File Photo Of A Handgun (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

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

Officer Thomas Wortham

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

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