Crime is an incredibly complex problem, but it appears a simple solution may be working on one block in Chicago.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The child fell around 9 p.m. from a second-story window in a residence in the 7100 block of South Emerald Avenue. The boy suffered a cut to his stomach and chest after being impaled by part of a fence, but he was free of the structure when rescue crews had arrived.
The 4-year-old South Side girl shot in the head Memorial Day weekend in West Englewood will be discharged from the University of Chicago Comer Children’s Hospital this morning.
The most recent shooting happened about 11:40 p.m. in the North Lawndale neighborhood on the Southwest Side. A 14-year-old boy was outside in the 2200 block of South Central Park Avenue when an SUV drove past and someone inside fired shots in his direction.
A four-year-old girl wounded in the head was one three people injured in a shooting on the South Side
Rasheen Crenshaw, 19, is charged with two counts of aggravated assault, two counts of aggravated discharge of a firearm, and two counts of unlawful possession of a firearm by a gang member. Jeremy Watts, 23, is charged with aggravated battery, resisting a peace officer, and two counts of unlawful use of a weapon by a felon.
About 5 p.m., a male arguing with the victim in the 6100 block of South Bishop Street pulled out a gun and shot him in the left leg, police said.
About 7:25 p.m., a man was shot and killed in the Englewood neighborhood. Officers responding to a call of shots fired in the 7000 block of South Sangamon found 28-year-old Antonio Galtney with gunshot wounds to the armpit and thigh, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.