The program offers vacant lots to homeowners and community groups for $1 per lot. Applicants can use the lots to expand existing yards, or even build a new home or addition.
Deafro Brakes, 17, Tarik Brakes, 16 and Isiah Penn, 17 were each charged with two counts of murder and two counts of attempted armed robbery with a firearm. Tuesday afternoon, a judge ordered Deafro and Tarik Brakes held without bail, and set Penn’s bond at $2 million.
Derrick Rose speaks well. I know this because I’ve listened to him.
About 10:30 p.m., the three — whose ages and genders weren’t immediately available early Friday — were stabbed in the 400 block of West Normal Parkway, police said.
In the most recent shooting, a man was seriously wounded in the West Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side.
Over the span of seven years, the same neighborhoods continued to log more homicides than the rest of the city.
Two people were shot Saturday afternoon in the West Englewood neighborhood on the South Side.
The sizable drop in homicides in 2013 is great… as long as you don’t live in one of the neighborhoods that saw an increase.
About 7 p.m., a 30-year-old man was shot in the head and killed in the 7200 block of South Carpenter Street, police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene at 7:26 p.m., according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
Officers responding to a call of shots fired about 2:15 p.m. in the 5700 block of South Princeton Avenue found a 20-year-old man inside a vehicle with multiple gunshot wounds, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
What’s the holdup? That’s what members of a community group are asking the Chicago Park District.
Marlon Boyce, 27, is charged with first-degree murder for the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Devonta Childress at 6:20 p.m. on July 6, 2011, Chicago Police said.
Three people, including a 14-year-old boy, were shot Friday morning in the Englewood neighborhood.
Kurtis Garrett, 32 of the 6200 block of South Ada Street, was charged with two felony counts of aggravated assault of a peace officer, police said in a statement early Monday.
A man was shot and wounded by police officers Saturday night in Englewood, authorities said.
Soon, yet another inner-city garden will offer healthy, fresh food. CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports.
A 13-year-old boy was shot Saturday evening in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side.
Detective Chris Ross and Capt. Ed Kulbida found themselves wounded and in the middle of Tuesday’s standoff between law enforcement and a 42-year-old Indiana fugitive. CBS 2’s Mai Martinez reports.
A CTA spokesperson said a #9/Ashland bus was heading south on Ashland Avenue around 8:45 a.m., when it struck a pole at 72nd Street.
Most recently, two men were wounded in a shooting in the North Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side. The men, ages 22 and 24, were standing outside in the 1800 block of South Hamlin about 9:15 p.m., when someone shot them both.