Marquette Park

A lifeguard is caught on video apparently lying down on the job. (You Tube)

Gary Lifeguard Dismissed For Lying Down On The Job

On a hot summer day like today one might want to cool off in Lake Michigan, with the assurance that lifeguards have your back.

07/28/2015

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Evidence Recovered In Search Of Marquette Park Lagoon

A police source said divers were searching for human remains after detectives received information that a man may have murdered his girlfriend, dismembered her and disposed of her body in the lagoon at the Southwest Side park.

07/20/2015

Laneesha Miller. (Chicago Police Alert)

Police Search For Body Of Missing Woman In Marquette Park Lagoon

Chicago police spent a large part of the day Tuesday at Marquette Park with the Water Department draining a lagoon on the east end of the park, and on Wednesday. Sources said investigators were searching for the body of Laneesha Miller, who disappeared three weeks ago.

07/14/2015

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Man Shot In Marquette Park

About 9:30 p.m., the man was shot in the ankle in the 6500 block of South Maplewood Avenue, police said.

06/26/2015

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Seven Injured In Shootings Across Chicago Since Tuesday 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.

05/27/2015

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Vandals Target Marquette Park Golf Course For Third Time This Month

Vandals have hit Marquette Park Golf Course for the third time in the last week and a half Tuesday morning.

05/12/2015

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5 Killed, 29 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

The most recent fatal shooting happened early Sunday in the South Side Marquette Park neighborhood. Nyerere Lloyd, 26, was standing on the sidewalk in the 3100 block of West 64th Street about 12:40 a.m. when two males walked up and fired shots.

05/04/2015

Chicago Police kneel at the scene where a man was shot to death early Sunday in Marquette Park. | Network Video Productions

Police: Man Shot To Death In Marquette Park

A man was shot to death early Sunday in the South Side Marquette Park neighborhood, police said.

05/03/2015

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4 Killed, 22 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

The most recent fatal shooting happened Sunday afternoon in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side.

04/27/2015

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1 Dead, 12 Wounded In Shootings Since Tuesday Morning

The fatal shooting happened about 1:50 a.m. Wednesday in the Uptown neighborhood on the North Side. The 24-year-old woman was a passenger in a vehicle in the 4500 block of North Broadway when gunfire erupted and she was struck in the head.

04/15/2015

Surveillance image of the man suspected of robbing the U.S. Bank branch at 3525 W. 63rd St. / photo from the FBI

FBI: Man Robs Marquette Park Bank Twice

A man who robbed a bank Saturday morning in the Marquette Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side is suspected of robbing the same bank in November.

01/03/2015

Fire destroyed or damaged five garages on one block in the Marquette Park neighborhood overnight. The Fire Department was not yet sure whether the fires started in one garage and spread to the others, or spread by some other means. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya/WBBM)

Five Garages Damaged By Fire In Marquette Park

The fire was first reported about 2:30 a.m. in the 3500 block of West 65th Street, according to Fire Media Affairs spokesman Will Knight.

11/11/2014

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Woman Sexually Assaulted While Jogging In Marquette Park

A 19-year-old woman was jogging shortly after midnight Wednesday morning in the 6500 block of South Artesian Avenue, when a man wearing a black hoodie approached her, and flashed a handgun, police said. The man then forced her into a gangway, and sexually assaulted her.

07/31/2014

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Teenage Boy Gunned Down In Marquette Park In Possible Gang-Related Shooting

Police are searching for the person who shot and killed a 14-year-old boy in the Marquette Park neighborhood.

05/23/2014

Richard Martin (Credit: Chicago Police)

Police: Man Caused Brain Injury To Baby Girl

Richard Martin, of the 7200 block of South Cambpell Avenue, has been charged with aggravated battery, police said.

03/28/2014

A speed camera system in Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

Speed Cameras To Begin Issuing First Tickets Today

Speeders beware: you get one more warning before speed cameras at Gompers Park on the Northwest Side start issuing tickets for $35 to $100. It won’t be long before cameras at three other parks start issuing tickets, either.

10/16/2013

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Gary, Ind. Recreates Drive-In Experience

The one-night-only drive-in theater was to show off Gary’s lakefront Marquette Park, newly refurbished at a cost of $30 million. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.

09/06/2013

A city worker installs a speed camera near Gompers Park. (Credit: CBS)

City To Install First Speed Cameras Near 4 Parks

Special cameras will begin issuing warnings to speeders near four city parks as early as late next week. Actual ticketing won’t be far behind.

08/10/2013

Tyrese Pearson, 17; Laquan Waters, 18 (Chicago Police)

3 Charged In Shooting Of 4-Year-Old Girl

A man and two teens have been charged with attempted murder in a Marquette Park shooting Monday that wounded a man and a four-year-old girl.

08/02/2013

Khalise Weatherspoon, 4, was shot in Marquette Park on Monday. (Family handout)

4-Year-Old Girl Improving After She Was Shot In Stomach

A 4-year-old girl who was shot in the stomach Monday afternoon was doing better on Tuesday, and has been moved out of the intensive care unit.

07/30/2013

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