Englewood

One of approximately 250 vacant lots in the Austin neighborhood that local residents can buy for $1 each under the city's Large Lot Program. (Credit: City of Chicago)

City Expands $1 Vacant Lot Purchase Program

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.

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Three More Teens In Court For Murder Of 15-Year-Old

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.

12/16/2014

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Baffoe: You Won’t Listen And Derrick Rose Can’t Breathe

Derrick Rose speaks well. I know this because I’ve listened to him.

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Three Wounded In Thanksgiving Stabbing In Englewood

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.

11/28/2014

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Five Wounded In Thanksgiving Day Shootings Across Chicago

In the most recent shooting, a man was seriously wounded in the West Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side.

11/28/2014

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Year After Year, These Chicago Neighborhoods Continue To See The Most Homicides

Over the span of seven years, the same neighborhoods continued to log more homicides than the rest of the city.

11/26/2014

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Two Shot In West Englewood

Two people were shot Saturday afternoon in the West Englewood neighborhood on the South Side.

11/22/2014

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The Chicago Neighborhoods That Didn’t See A Drop In Homicides

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.

11/19/2014

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2 Killed, 4 Others Wounded In Monday Shootings

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.

11/18/2014

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Man Shot And Killed Along Englewood Safe Passage Route

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.

11/14/2014

Ryan Harris Park in Chicago's Englewood neighborhood. (CBS/Steve Miller)

Englewood Group Still Waiting On Park Field House

What’s the holdup? That’s what members of a community group are asking the Chicago Park District.

11/13/2014

Marlon Boyce (Credit: Chicago Police)

Second Man Charged In 2011 Englewood Murder

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.

11/07/2014

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Three Shot In Englewood

Three people, including a 14-year-old boy, were shot Friday morning in the Englewood neighborhood.

11/07/2014

The scene from the police involved shooting Saturday night in Englewood. / Photo from NVP.

Man Shot By Police In Englewood Charged With Assault

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.

11/03/2014

The scene from the police involved shooting Saturday night in Englewood. / Photo from NVP.

Man Shot By Police In Englewood

A man was shot and wounded by police officers Saturday night in Englewood, authorities said.

11/02/2014

Produce grows at an inner-city garden. (Mason Johnson)

Urban Farms Expanding In Chicago

Soon, yet another inner-city garden will offer healthy, fresh food. CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports.

10/29/2014

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Boy, 13, Shot In Englewood

A 13-year-old boy was shot Saturday evening in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side.

10/26/2014

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Detective Recounts Being Caught In The Crossfire

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.

10/10/2014

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22 Hurt When CTA Bus Hits Pole In Englewood

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.

10/10/2014

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12 Wounded In City Shootings On Tuesday

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.

10/08/2014

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