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.
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.
One man was killed an another wounded in an overnight shooting in the Chatham neighborhood.
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.
The most recent shooting occurred early Monday in the Belmont Cragin neighborhood on the Northwest Side.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Two women found dead inside a burning Chatham neighborhood building were stabbed to death before the building was intentionally set on fire, authorities said.
The man was struck by a dark-colored vehicle about 11 p.m. at 83rd Street and Ingleside Avenue.
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.
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.
CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports the plans are part commercial – but mostly spiritual.
Keith Joshawn Anthony Jr., 24, was charged with one count of first-degree murder.