Garfield Park


Escape To The Tropics In Chicago

You don’t have to feel stuck in the cold city this winter. Visit the tropics without having to catch a flight. These four Chicago spots are the perfect tropical pick-me-ups: uninterrupted, stress-free family time with a side order of sliders, palm trees and butterflies.


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2 Women Sexually Assaulted During West Side Robbery

Police are looking for a man who robbed a West Side Garfield Park neighborhood store at gunpoint on Tuesday night and sexually assaulted two women who were inside before he escaped.


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Police Seek Driver Who Struck West Side Church, Fled

Police are looking for the driver who crashed an SUV into a West Side Garfield Park neighborhood church Monday morning before running away.


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Man Shot And Killed In Garfield Park

A man was shot and killed Saturday morning outside a cell phone shop in the West Side Garfield Park neighborhood.



Woman In Critical Condition After Garfield Park Shooting

A woman was critically wounded in a shooting in Garfield Park neighborhood Saturday night.


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Man Shot In Groin, Woman Shot In Leg In Garfield Park

A man and woman were shot early Sunday in a home in the West Side Garfield Park neighborhood.


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2 Dead, 13 Wounded In Weekend Shootings In Chicago

At least six people were wounded in shootings overnight, bringing the total to two dead and at least 13 wounded in gun violence in the city since Friday night.


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Four In Custody After Shooting, Police Chase

Four people were in custody following an early morning Saturday shooting on the West Side which led to a police chase that ended in a collision on Lake Shore Drive.


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Two Men Shot In Garfield Park

Two men were shot early Sunday in the West Side Garfield Park neighborhood.



2 Hurt In Fall From West Side Porch

Two people were injured Saturday night on the porch of a residence in the West Side Garfield Park neighborhood.


Open House Chicago

Architectural Tour Offers Glimpse Behind The Scenes Of 130 Sites

From universities, to churches to funeral homes, the Chicago Architecture Foundation is offering a free behind the scenes looks at dozens of locations citywide.

WBBM Newsradio–10/13/2011

A man was injured when he jumped from the 2nd floor of a burning townhouse at 2616 W. Wilcox St. on Oct. 12, 2011. (Credit: CBS)

Man Seriously Hurt Jumping From 2nd Floor To Escape Blaze

A man was injured after jumping from the second floor of a burning townhome Wednesday evening in the West Side Garfield Park neighborhood.


Kaz Link, 33, is charged with murder in the death of a gas station security guard on Oct. 8, 2011. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Charges Filed In West Side Murder

Charges have been filed following the death of a gas station security guard who was shot and stabbed early Saturday at the station in the Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side.


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Boy Declared Brain Dead After West Side Shooting

A teenager has been declared brain dead after being shot on the city’s West Side over the weekend.


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UPDATED: 8 Killed In Holiday Weekend Violence

An 18-year-old boy who lost his life to gunfire in the North Lawndale neighborhood has brought the total number of deaths caused by violence in the city this Labor Day weekend to at least eight.

CBS Chicago–09/04/2011

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Shooter At Party Opens Fire, 4 hurt

Violence erupted during an outdoor party in the Garfield Park community on the West Side Sunday morning, leaving four people shot including a 16-year-old boy and a 30-year-old woman.


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Four Men Shot While Visiting Site Of West Side Death

Four men were wounded during a shooting in the Garfield Park neighborhood early Sunday on the West Side.


Damage to the Fern Room at the Garfield Park Conservatory. (Credit: Garfield Park Conservatory)

Garfield Park Conservatory Seeks Donations For Glass Repair

The June 30 hailstorm that destroyed a portion of the Garfield Park Conservatory has prompted a fundraising drive to sustain the institution until insurance kicks in.

CBS Chicago–08/05/2011

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Suspect Held In Fatal Hit-And-Run On West Side

The motorist who fatally struck a man waiting for a bus early Sunday in the Garfield Park neighborhood has turned himself in to police.


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Man Fatally Shot On West Side

A Garfield Park man was fatally shot Tuesday evening near his West Side home.