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.
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.
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.
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.
A man was stabbed to death during a fight Saturday night in the Chatham neighborhood on the South Side.
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.
Neighbors said the dog had been up there for three days.
The man, 20, was shot in the groin about 9:45 p.m. in the 8800 block of South Prairie Avenue.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A man was shot and killed Friday night in the the South Side Chatham neighborhood.
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.
The most recent fatal shooting happened about midnight Monday in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood on the South Side.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.