On a hot summer day like today one might want to cool off in Lake Michigan, with the assurance that lifeguards have your back.
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.
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.
About 9:30 p.m., the man was shot in the ankle in the 6500 block of South Maplewood Avenue, police said.
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.
Vandals have hit Marquette Park Golf Course for the third time in the last week and a half Tuesday morning.
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.
A man was shot to death early Sunday in the South Side Marquette Park neighborhood, police said.
The most recent fatal shooting happened Sunday afternoon in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Police are searching for the person who shot and killed a 14-year-old boy in the Marquette Park neighborhood.
Richard Martin, of the 7200 block of South Cambpell Avenue, has been charged with aggravated battery, police said.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.