Chatham

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

Photo Of Crime Scene Tape (John Li/Getty Images)

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

Chicago Police vehicle. (Credit: CBS)

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

carbon monoxide detector

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

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

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

A man was killed when he crashed his BMW into a vacant home in the Chatham neighborhood on June 13, 2013. (Credit: Chicago Fire Department)

Motorist Dead After Crashing Into Chatham Home

According to witnesses, a white BMW was traveling at a high rate of speed while turning west onto 87th Street from Indiana Avenue, when the driver lost control, and struck a home at 77 E. 87th St. about 5:15 a.m.

06/13/2013

Chicago Police Officers (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Mayor Touts Success Of Foot Patrol Saturations, But Residents Not So Sure

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Police Supt. Garry McCarthy said Thursday that a recent move to step up foot patrols in some of the most violence-prone neighborhoods is paying off.

CBS 2–04/25/2013

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DCFS Investigating After 4 Kids Hospitalized Following Domestic Disturbance

The state Department of Children and Family Services is investigating allegations of abuse and neglect after four children were hospitalized after police responded to a domestic disturbance in the Chatham neighborhood on the South Side on Tuesday night.

04/10/2013

A CTA train. (CBS)

Man Killed After Being Pinned Under Train At South Side Red Line Station

Most of the CTA’s Red Line trains were suspended for about two hours on the South Side Thursday night because a man was killed by a train, authorities said.

03/15/2013

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Two Women Found Stabbed To Death Inside Burning Building

Two women found dead inside a burning Chatham neighborhood building were stabbed to death before the building was intentionally set on fire, authorities said.

02/20/2013

A 21-year-old man was seriously injured when he was struck by a car in a hit-and-run in the Chatham neighborhood on Feb. 12, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Man Seriously Injured In Chatham Hit-And-Run

The man was struck by a dark-colored vehicle about 11 p.m. at 83rd Street and Ingleside Avenue.

02/13/2013

Jeanette Holt (Credit: Chicago Police)

Woman Allegedly Lied About Baby’s Abduction To Get Cops To Find Stolen Car

Police rushed to a Chatham neighborhood daycare center around 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, after 25-year-old Jeanette Holt called 911 to report her 1997 Chevy Monte Carlo had been stolen with her 1-year-old son inside.

CBS 2–02/06/2013

A 14 year-old was killed overnight in Humboldt Park. (Credit: CBS)

Teens Among 8 Shot, 3 Fatally, Since Friday

Three people have been killed and five others wounded in Chicago gun violence since Friday afternoon, authorities said. Many of the shooting victims, including two of the people killed, are teenagers.

01/12/2013

Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church plans to turn the 14.5-acre block of empty property into a school, a massive church auditorium. (Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church)

Former Soft Sheen Factory Site Could Become Mixed-Use Church Complex With School

CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports the plans are part commercial – but mostly spiritual.

01/07/2013

Keith Joshawn Anthony Jr., 24, was charged with one count of first-degree murder.

Second Man Charged In April Murder In Chatham

Keith Joshawn Anthony Jr., 24, was charged with one count of first-degree murder.

12/09/2012

The well-manicured lawns and well-maintained homes of Chatham. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Chatham

The South Side neighborhood has seen some changes — some good, some bad. But those that live there now are proud of where they call home, CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan reports.

12/07/2012

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