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Ald. Roderick Sawyer (6th) was greeted with hostility from two young men in the Chatham neighborhood, when he visited the 7800 block of South Champlain Avenue to offer help to local residents in the wake of a deadly shooting on the block over the weekend. (Credit: CBS)

Alderman’s Offer Of Help At Scene Of Shooting Met With Hostility

Fighting crime is not so simple, and that’s something CBS 2 cameras saw first-hand on Monday, when visiting the scene of one of this past weekend’s shootings.

CBS 2–08/27/2012

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Woman Sexually Assaulted In Chatham

A sexual assault in the Chatham neighborhood put a woman in the hospital early Thursday.

CBS Chicago–08/23/2012

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4 Hospitalized As Fire Rages In Chatham Apartment Building

Four people were injured – one of them critically – when an extra-alarm fire broke out Tuesday morning in the Chatham neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–06/26/2012

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1 Dead, 6 Wounded In Overnight Shootings

A rash of shootings around Chicago left one man dead and six others injured Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning.

CBS Chicago–04/25/2012

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Suspect Wounded In Police-Involved Shooting On South Side

A suspect was wounded during a police-involved shooting early Saturday in the South Side Chatham neighborhood.


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1-Year-Old, Mother Shot On South Side

A woman and her 1-year-old baby were grazed by gunfire Sunday afternoon in the Chatham neighborhood.


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1 Dead, 16 Shot In Citywide Violence

A man is dead and 16 people were wounded throughout the city during apparently separate shootings Friday night and Saturday morning.


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3 Dead, 5 Wounded By Gunfire Over 12-Hour Period

Conditions were pleasant overnight, but violence spilled onto the streets of Chicago in many areas – leaving three people dead and at least five others wounded from 4 p.m. Monday to 4 a.m. Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–03/13/2012

Nicko Grayson is charged with three counts of first-degree murder. (Chicago Police Department)

Charges Dropped In Triple Murder Outside Chatham Bakery

Nicko Grayson was accused of killing three people Nov. 5, including a young mother who had just returned to a car with a cake for her 2-year-old daughter’s birthday.


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3 Dead, 4 Hurt In Weekend Fires In Chicago, Northwest Indiana

Three people were killed, and four others were injured, in separate fires in Chicago and Northwest Indiana over the weekend.

CBS Chicago–12/12/2011

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Worker Killed In Chatham Demolition Accident

A worker is dead after an accident at a demolition site in the Chatham neighborhood Wednesday morning.

CBS Chicago–11/16/2011

Nicko Grayson is charged with three counts of first-degree murder. (Chicago Police Department)

Teen Charged In Chatham Triple Slaying

Bond has been denied for a 17-year-old boy, who is charged with the murder of three people outside a bakery at 87th Street and King Drive in the Chatham neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–11/07/2011

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4 Police Officers Hurt In Squad Car Crash

Four Chicago Police officers were hospitalized Monday morning after a crash involving two police vehicles in the Chatham neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–11/07/2011

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Teen Held In Shooting Near Bakery; Motive Unknown

Police continue to search for a motive in a shooting that killed three people near a Chatham neighborhood bakery over the weekend, as they question a person of interest in the case.

CBS Chicago–11/07/2011

Police surround a vehicle in which three people were fatally shot Saturday evening. (CBS)

Cops Questioning ‘Person Of Interest’ In Triple Murder In Chatham

It was a simple trip by three acquaintances to pick up a cake at a South Side bakery, but minutes after doing so, all three people were shot dead inside a car in the parking lot.


Eight people were injured following a police chase that ended in a crash. (CBS)

8 Hurt, 3 Arrested After Police Chase That Ended In Crash

Eight people were hospitalized, including a Chicago Police officer, after a multi-vehicle crash in the South Side Chatham neighborhood which reportedly began as a police chase.



Man Fatally Shot In Chatham Neighborhood

Police are searching for suspects after a man was found shot to death early Sunday in the Chatham neighborhood on the South Side, police said.


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Store Owner Shot During Holdup In Chatham

A convenience store owner was in serious condition Thursday morning, after being shot during an attempted holdup in the Chatham neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–09/15/2011

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Extra-Alarm Fire Breaks Out In Chatham Apartment Building

An extra-alarm fire broke out early Monday in a four-story apartment building in the Chatham neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–08/22/2011

A tranquil Chatham Street was the scene of a shooting this week that left an 85-year-old victim wounded. (CBS)

Chatham Man, 85, Shot In Robbery; Police Warn Of Pattern

An 85-year-old man remains hospitalized after being shot during a robbery attempt in the Chatham neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–08/12/2011