CBS 2 Chicago wbbm7801059 670 The Score


File Photo Of Chicago Police Car (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Police Officer, 2 Others Hurt In Alcohol-Related Crash In Englewood

Two police officers from 6th District were standing on the street conducting a traffic stop when a dark-colored SUV struck the passenger door of the officers’ squad car.


A 17-year-old boy was shot Monday night in the 700 block of West 60th Place. (Credit: NVP News)

Teen Critically Wounded In Englewood Shooting

The teenager was shot in the chest about 11:20 p.m. while walking on the sidewalk in the 700 block of West 60th Place.


A 20-year-old woman was wounded in a shooting Monday night in the 7200 block of South Lowe Avenue. (Credit: NVP News)

Woman Shot In Englewood

The 20-year-old woman was shot in the left side of the chest about 11:20 p.m. in the 7200 block of South Lowe Avenue.


Death, generic sized image

Man Found Dead In South Side Police Station Restroom

A citizen attempting to use the restroom at the station, at 1438 W. 63rd St., found the man unresponsive about 6:30 a.m. Thursday.


Artistic rendering of a Whole Foods Market planned for the Englewood neighborhood. (Credit: City of Chicago)

Whole Foods Gets OK To Set Up Shop In Englewood

Upscale grocer Whole Foods — derisively known as “Whole Paycheck” for its high prices — got the OK Thursday to set up shop in Chicago’s impoverished Englewood community.


Crime Scene Tape generic sized image

Armed Homeowner Prevents Theft, Injures Two Would-Be Robbers

A man who broke into an Englewood home Wednesday afternoon, then broke his leg trying to get back out after the homeowner fired a gun, has been charged with burglary, police said.


The Kusanya Cafe officially opened on Tuesday.  This is a photo from a preview event earlier this week. (Credit: Kusanya Cafe/Facebook)

Start Of A Revival? New Non-Profit Cafe Opens In Englewood

Some Englewood residents are celebrating an accomplishment that’s been four years in the making.


(Credit: Thinkstock)

Police: One Dead, One Wounded In Englewood Shooting

One man was killed and another wounded during a shooting Wednesday afternoon in the South Side Englewood neighborhood, police said.


Gerald Rufus (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Gets 60 Years For Killing Girlfriend In 2010

Gerald Rufus, 31, was previously convicted by a jury of two counts of first-degree murder for the death of 23-year-old Theresa Russell.


File Photo Of A Handgun (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Man Shot In Englewood

Police found a 25-year-old man lying on the sidewalk with multiple gunshot wounds in the 6100 block of South Morgan Street shortly after 1 a.m.


File Photo Of A Handgun (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Police: Man Found Shot Dead In Englewood

The man, thought to be in his 50s, was discovered dead at the scene in the 1200 block of West 72nd Place about 5:25 a.m.



Fourth Teen Charged With Raping Girl, 12, Posting Video On Facebook

The suspects asked the 12-year-old victim three times to engage in sex acts. She refused the first two times, but then agreed the third time because she knew the suspects were gang members, and feared they would shoot her.


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts

South Side Man Backs Off Threat To Burn Historic Papers

A South Side man, who threatened to torch a treasure trove of irreplaceable historic documents that once belonged to Harvard’s first black graduate, says he’s changed his mind.


File Photo Of Chicago Police Car (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

4 Hurt In Crash After Driver Tried To Flee Police

Two men, one woman and a 15-year-old boy were taken to separate hospitals with non life-threatening injuries following the midnight crash.


Mi'Leyah Johnson (Family Photo)

Baby, Woman Dead In Extra-Alarm Fire In Englewood

An 11-month-old girl and a 49-year-old woman were killed Tuesday, when an extra-alarm fire damaged three homes in Englewood.


Pedestrian sign (Photo by Stand Honda/ Getty Images)

Three Children Hit By Car In Englewood

The crash happened at 7:30 a.m. at 68th and Halsted streets. None of the children suffered life-threatening injuries.


File Photo Of A Handgun (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Community Activist’s Son Shot In Englewood

Hal Baskin Jr., 25, was shot in the abdomen in the 6600 block of South Peoria Street around 6:30 p.m. Monday.


A 13-year-old boy was shot Monday afternoon in the Englewood neighborhood. (CBS)

Boy, 13, Wounded In Englewood Shooting

A teenage boy was seriously injured in a shooting Monday afternoon in Englewood.


(Credit: Thinkstock)

Three Firefighters Hospitalized After South Side Blaze

Three Chicago firefighters were hospitalized after a fire in Englewood Saturday morning.


(Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Chicago Not Actually ‘Murder Capital’ Of, Well, Anything

Thanks to recent headlines, you’d think the FBI rolled out the red carpet and handed Chicago a beautiful, hand-engraved (in cursive!) plaque that reads Murderiest Murder City in Murderland. In reality, the FBI did no such thing. Here’s a closer look at the FBI’s statistics and how they do and do not relate to homicides in Chicago