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A Pontiac Bonneville struck at least two other vehicles after fleeing a traffic stop in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood. One man died, and five people were injured. (Credit: CapturedNews)

1 Killed, 5 Injured In Crash After South Side Police Chase

Police said officers pulled over a Pontiac Bonneville for a routine traffic stop around 7:30 p.m. in the 7500 block of South St. Lawrence Avenue. The 26-year-old man behind the wheel allegedly sped away after the officers got out of their squad car.

08/25/2015

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Boy, 16, Shot In Greater Grand Crossing

The boy was walking in the 6500 block of South King Drive at 1:03 a.m. when someone fired shots in his direction, police said.

08/17/2015

The Bud Billiken Parade marches down King Drive on Saturday, Aug. 8, 2015. (Credit: Bud Billiken Parade/Instagram)

Bud Billiken Parade Marches Through Bronzeville To Celebrate Going Back To School

The theme of this year’s parade is “Education: It’s An Order,” a salute to Col. Eugene Scott, the president of Chicago Defender Charities, which organizes the parade. Scott is retiring, after nearly 20 years leading the nation’s oldest and largest African American parade.

08/08/2015

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Man Wounded In Grand Boulevard Shooting

The 35-year-old told investigators he was walking in the 4900 block of South King Drive at 2:30 a.m. when he heard shots and felt pain, police said.

07/24/2015

Rendering of the Mariano's grocery store under construction in Bronzeville. (Source: WBS Equities)

New Mariano’s Store To Include Artistic Nods To Famous Bronzeville Residents

A new Mariano’s Fresh Market opening next summer in Bronzeville plans to bring a lot more than groceries to the neighborhood.

07/17/2015

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Man Killed In Chatham Shooting

About 1:15 p.m., Joseph Gaithers, 35, was talking with another person in the 8000 block of South King Drive, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. The other person pulled out a gun and then shot Gaithers in the head.

07/09/2015

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Boy Critically Injured In Six-Story Fall

About 8:30 p.m., the boy fell from a window on the sixth floor of an eight-story building in the 6500 block of South King Drive, police said.

06/25/2015

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Police Warn Of Armed Robberies In Bronzeville

Two men with a handgun have walked up to people and taken their property, according to a community alert from Wentworth District Chicago Police.

04/22/2015

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4 Killed, 18 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

The most recent fatality happened Saturday afternoon in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood on the South Side. Milon L. Carvis, 42, was standing on the sidewalk about 4:15 p.m. with several other adults in the 7800 block of South Seeley when a male walked up and fired shots.

04/06/2015

A Mariano's sign. (CBS)

Bronzeville Residents Slam CHA For Giving Public Housing Land To Mariano’s

South Side residents expressed frustration Thursday with the pace of replacing public housing that was torn down at the site of what will become a Mariano’s grocery store in Bronzeville.

02/05/2015

A Mariano's sign. (CBS)

Mariano’s Breaks Ground On Bronzeville Store

The supermarket will open next year in the Bronzeville neighborhood, at the corner of Pershing Road and King Drive, making it the first Mariano’s on the South Side.

01/15/2015

The CTA's first-ever Holiday Bus begins making its rounds Tuesday on the #14/Jeffery Jump line. The bus will travel along nine of the CTA's busies bus routes. (Credit: CTA)

CTA Holiday Bus To Roll Out Tuesday

From its reindeer antlers and cinnamon scent to Santa’s den and armchair, it’s clear that this is no ordinary 60-foot CTA bus, although it will be operating in regular service, beginning Tuesday and Wednesday on the J14/Jeffery Jump.

12/02/2014

A damaged Chevy Cobalt from a crash at 71st and King. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

One Dead, One Injured In Greater Grand Crossing Crash

About 9:20 p.m. a Honda Odyssey minivan heading north on King Drive struck a Chevrolet Cobalt at the intersection of 71st Street, police News Affairs Officer Amina Greer said.

10/22/2014

Chicago Police vehicle. (Credit: CBS)

1 Dead, 26 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

A 16-year-old boy was shot in the head about 8:30 p.m. in the 5900 block of South Justine Street on Sunday. The boy, of the 1000 block of West 78th Street, was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

08/11/2014

A dump truck severed power lines near 79th and King on Monday, and the power lines made contact with an SUV parked in the alley. A man who touched the SUV was severely shocked. (Credit: CBS)

Man Shocked By Downed Power Lines

A dump truck knocked down power lines when it raised its bed and ripped down part of a utility pole near the intersection of King Drive and 79th Street. The downed power lines came in contact with an SUV parked in the alley, and a man was severely shocked when he touched the vehicle.

05/06/2014

This pickup truck smashed into a store on the South Side. (Credit: Chicago Fire Department)

Woman Buying Lottery Tickets Injured After Pickup Slams Into Store

A woman buying lottery tickets at a South Side convenience store was injured when a pickup truck careened into the building.

04/18/2014

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Man Attempts Sexual Assault, Exposes Himself In Greater Grand Crossing

On March 10, the man exited a white Cadillac and approached the victim while she was waiting at a bus stop about 9:15 a.m. in the 6700 block of South Martin Luther King Drive.

03/21/2014

Crews battle an extra-alarm fire that collapsed the roof of a store at the corner of 75th and King on Friday. (Credit: NVP News Video)

Store Roof Collapses In Extra-Alarm Blaze On South Side

Flames and heavy smoke were already shooting through the roof of the Dollar & Up store near the intersection of East 75th Street and South Martin Luther King Drive when crews responded about 12:15 a.m.

01/17/2014

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Man Hospitalized After Washington Park Fire

The fire broke out about 11:50 p.m. in the top floor of a four-floor apartment building in the 6200 block of South King Drive.

12/10/2013

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Police Warn Of Robberies On Near South Side

Boys between the ages of 10 and 16 are approaching citizens and forcibly taking away their cell phones or money, a statement from police said.

12/05/2013

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