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One Dead, Eight Wounded In Monday Shootings

About 1:50 p.m., a man was shot to death in Englewood, police said. Keith Stokes, 24, was riding in a vehicle in the 5700 block of South Morgan when another vehicle approached and someone inside started shooting. Stokes was shot several times in the upper body and was pronounced dead at the scene at 2:07 p.m.

03/31/2015

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Woman, 62, Grazed By Bullet In Englewood

About 7 p.m., the woman was in the 7300 block of South Winchester when a male got out of a van and shot toward another group of males also on the block, police said.

03/30/2015

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Two Teens Shot In Englewood

About 8:40 p.m., the two — ages 14 and 15 — were in the 5800 block of South Morgan Street when two other males rode past on bicycles, police said. One of the two bike riders stopped, turned around and shot the two teens.

03/17/2015

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Man Shot At Englewood Gas Station

About 10:25 p.m., the man was getting into a car at the station in the 100 block of West 63rd Street when a white SUV pulled up and someone inside shot him in the buttocks, police said.

03/17/2015

Jazzalyn Fontanez and her 5-year-old daughter (Supplied Photo)

Pregnant Woman Killed By Hit-And-Run Driver In Englewood

Jazzalyn Fontanez was struck by a vehicle around 1:45 p.m. Thursday at 60th and Halsted streets. She was taken to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County, where she was pronounced dead a few hours later.

03/13/2015

A fire displaced a dozen people from this Englewood home early Wednesday. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

12 Displaced By Englewood Fire

The fire was reported at 12:40 a.m. at a building in the 7100 block of South Sangamon, according to Fire Media Affairs Director Larry Langford. The fire was out within a half-hour, and crews were gone by 1:40 a.m., Langford said.

03/11/2015

Three people were hurt in a two-vehicle crash early Monday in Englewood. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Three Hurt In Crash Involving Stolen Vehicle In Englewood

An 18-year-old man was speeding south on Halsted Street in a silver SUV when the vehicle struck a black car in the intersection at 71st Street, police said.

03/09/2015

The owner of this house that went up in flames March 4 says firefighters told her earlier that everything was OK. (CBS)

Displaced Chicagoan: Firefighters Said My House Was OK, Before It Burned Down

Firefighters initially came to Janice Hooper’s house after she smelled something burning and called 9-1-1 late Wednesday night. Hooper says they searched the house, found no heat source and left. Soon, the house burned down.

03/06/2015

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Six Wounded In Shootings On Thursday

A 16-year-old boy was wounded in the most recent shooting in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood on the South Side. A gray or silver truck pulled up near the boy in the 1100 block of East 72nd Street, and a male inside fired shots.

03/06/2015

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3 Killed, 8 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

The most recent fatal shooting happened Sunday afternoon in the West Englewood neighborhood on the South Side. Officers responding to a call of a person shot about 2:30 p.m. in the 2000 block of West 69th Place found a 26-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the hip, police said.

02/23/2015

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Man Fatally Shot In Englewood

A 24-year-old man was fatally shot Friday afternoon in the South Side Englewood neighborhood.

02/21/2015

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Chicago Alderman JoAnn Thompson Dies

Ald. JoAnn Thompson (16th), who represented parts of the Englewood and Gage Park neighborhoods, has died of heart failure. Thompson’s office confirmed she died Monday night. She had been hospitalized for weeks, due to heart-related health issues. She was 58 years old.

02/10/2015

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

Potential Whole Foods Suppliers Flock To Englewood Workshop

Chicago area entrepreneurs filled an auditorium at Kennedy-King College on Friday, hoping Whole Foods would pick their products to fill the shelves of a store scheduled to open in Englewood at the end of the year.

01/23/2015

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FedEx Driver Robbed At Gunpoint, Truck Stolen In Englewood

A FedEx delivery driver was robbed at gunpoint and his truck stolen Thursday morning in Englewood.

01/22/2015

Bond Elementary School in Englewood. (Credit: CPS)

2 Students, Security Guard, Administrator Hurt In Brawl At Englewood School

About 4:20 p.m. — after school had been dismissed — officers responded to a call of an altercation at Bond Elementary School. Specifics were sparse, but during the fight, a 13-year-old boy and 15-year-old girl were hurt by another girl who had pulled out a knife. A school security guard trying to intervene was also hurt.

01/21/2015

A Chicago police officer was injured Thursday when a stolen van struck him. (CBS)

Stolen Van Hits Chicago Police Officer In Englewood

The officer is being treated at Little Company of Mary Hospital for a leg injury, police said. He may also have a concussion.

01/01/2015

Chicago police investigate after five teens were shot Monday night in Englewood. (Credit: CBS)

Five Teens Shot In Englewood Drive-By

Around 9:40 p.m., three girls and two boys – all 16 or 17 years old – were outside in the 5700 block of South Green Street, when a green minivan pulled up, and someone inside opened fire.

12/23/2014

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Five Teens Shot In Englewood

Three girls and two boys were outside in the 5700 block of South Green Street about 9:40 p.m. when a green minivan pulled up and someone inside opened fire, Chicago Police said.

12/22/2014

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.

12/19/2014

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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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