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1 Killed, 12 Wounded In Thursday Shootings

The homicide happened shortly after 1 a.m. in Logan Square on the Northwest Side. Isaac Acevedo Jr., 23, was sitting in a vehicle near Schubert and Central Park when another vehicle pulled alongside and someone inside fired shots at him, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.


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Girl, 17, Shot On Englewood Porch

About 9:20 p.m., the she was standing on the porch of a home in the 6800 block of South Sangamon Street when a gunman walked up and opened fire, police said.


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Police Question Person Of Interest In Englewood Bank Robbery

About 4:45 p.m., the man walked into the bank in the 800 block of West 63rd Street and gave the teller a note demanding money in a bag, police said. He then made off with an unknown amount of money.


Students in the "One Summer Chicago" jobs program painted four abandoned houses in Englewood in bright colors as part of an art project. (Credit: Mike Krauser)

Students Use Art To Transform Englewood Block

Mayor Rahm Emanuel paid a visit to some young people taking part in the city’s “One Summer” jobs program on Wednesday in the West Englewood neighborhood.


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14-Year-Old Girl Missing From Englewood

Alexandria “Alex” Hart was last seen in the 6300 block of South Elizabeth Street, according to a missing person alert from Chicago Police.


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3 Killed, 7 Wounded In Thursday Shootings

In the most recent fatal incident, a man and a woman were killed in the Roseland neighborhood on the Far South Side. About 6:55 p.m., officers responding to a call of a person shot in the 500 block of West 109th found both outside, police said.


Marco Johnson of Chicago Police Athletic League mentors youth on violence prevention and baseball fundamentals as part of the Englewood Police Youth Baseball League. (Credit: EPYBL/Facebook)

Englewood Police Youth Baseball League Hits A Home Run For Cops, Kids

The Englewood Police Youth Baseball League was created to keep kids busy, and off the streets, and to change perceptions of police in the crime-plagued South Side community.


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Armed With Hot Dogs, Englewood Moms Keep Street Safe

Crime is an incredibly complex problem, but it appears a simple solution may be working on one block in Chicago.


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Man Charged After Being Shot By CPD Officers In Englewood

A South Side man has been charged after Chicago Police officers shot him early Wednesday in Englewood when they say he pointed a gun at them.


Police officers cordon off the scene after two officers shot a man who allegedly pointed a gun at them. Witnesses claimed the man did not have a gun, and was not a threat to police. (Credit: CBS)

Police Officers Shoot Man In Englewood

Chicago police officers shot a man who allegedly pointed a gun at them early Wednesday in the Englewood neighborhood, although some residents said police shot an unarmed man during a memorial for a friend who died in a crash three years ago.


Police respond to the scene of an accident in which a school bus hit an apartment building. (CBS/Serena Phillips)

Minors Steal School Bus, Hit Englewood Apartment Building

Officials say the bus hit the side of a building at 65th and Green around 3:15 p.m. Police tell CBS 2 the bus was stolen from a nearby high school, possibly by young people.


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3 Killed, 31 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

In the most recent fatal shooting, a 25-year-old man was shot repeatedly late Saturday in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side. Officers responding to a call of shots fired about 10 p.m. in the 500 block of North Avers found Elbert Farris on the ground outside with multiple gunshot wounds.


A Dodge Stratus traveling at a high rate of speed crashed into a fire hydrant in the 5500 block of South LaSalle Street early Friday. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Woman Killed, Man Critically Injured In Englewood Crash

The two were in a Dodge Stratus traveling at “a high rate of speed” when the car hit a hydrant in the 5500 block of South LaSalle Street, police said.


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Starbucks Bringing Coffee, Job Training To Englewood

Starbucks will target underserved youth aged 16 to 24. They plan to hire and train 20 to 25 at the Englewood location. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.


Englewood residents say the "Don't Shoot" signs are working. (Credit: CBS)

Englewood Residents Say “Don’t Shoot” Signs Working

When those signs went up on a stretch in Englewood, crime went down. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker has this creative plea for peace in this Original Report.


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1 Dead, 14 Wounded In Monday Shootings Across Chicago

A 16-year-old boy was shot to death and a 17-year-old boy was seriously wounded in a South Chicago shooting Monday evening. The two were standing outside in the 7900 block of South Merrill Avenue about 5:30 p.m. when a red vehicle pulled up and a male got out and shot them, police said.


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3 Killed, 16 Wounded In Thursday Shootings

Thursday night, one man was killed and another was wounded in a Chatham neighborhood shooting, police said. The two men were inside a basement apartment about 9:55 p.m. in the 7900 block of South State when someone knocked on the door, and fired several shots when the door was opened.


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2 Killed, 6 Wounded In Shootings Since Wednesday Afternoon

A 15-year-old was shot and killed in the North Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side about 10 p.m. Wednesday. Kimon Wheeler got into a fight with someone who then pulled out a gun and shot him in the back about 10 p.m. in the 4100 block of West Cullerton Street.


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Teen Seriously Injured In Englewood Drive-By

About 2 a.m., a 16-year-old boy was walking in the 5800 block of South Green Street when someone opened fire from a passing vehicle, police said.


A 3-year-old boy fell from a second-story window in Englewood on Monday. His family said a 4-year-old cousin accidentally knocked him out the window while the two were playing. (Credit: CBS)

Boy, 3, Seriously Injured In Fall From Window In Englewood

The boy fell around 9 p.m., from a home in the 7100 block of South Emerald Avenue. He landed on a metal fence, cutting his stomach.