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Kevin Diaz (Family Photo)

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

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

Girl, 4, Shot In Marquette Park

Witnesses at the scene tells CBS 2 the girl is four and was riding on a scooter in an alley when a man jumped out of nowhere and began shooting, hitting her in the stomach. She apparently was caught in the crossfire.

07/29/2013

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Man Exposes Himself, Tries To Abduct Girl In Marquette Park

Police have issued an alert to warn residents of the South Side Marquette Park neighborhood of the attempted abduction of a 15-year-old girl last week.

06/22/2013

Julius Campbell (Credit: Chicago Police)

Body Found In Marquette Park Lagoon Was 14-Year-Old Boy

A body pulled from a lagoon on the southwest side has been identified as that of a missing teenager, reports WBBM’s Michele Fiore. Tonight, a tearful interview with the boy’s mother.

04/21/2013

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Autopsy: Man Pulled From Lagoon Was Stabbed To Death

A man whose body was pulled from a lagoon in Marquette Park on the Southwest Side on Friday had been stabbed to death and his death has been ruled a homicide, an autopsy has found.

04/13/2013

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Body Pulled From Marquette Park Lagoon

The body of an unidentified male was being pulled from the lagoon at the park in the 6700 block of South Kedzie Avenue.

04/12/2013

The suspect is described as a black man, 30-40 years old, 5-foot-11 to 6-foot-2, between 180 and 190 pounds. He had black hair and a dark complexion and was wearing a black and red hooded sweatshirt, dark-colored pants, and black shoes. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Police Look For Man Suspected Of 2 Marquette Park Sexual Assaults

Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a man believed to be responsible for the sexual assaults of two teen girls about a week apart in the South Side Marquette Park neighborhood.

03/17/2013

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Two Wounded In Marquette Park Shooting

The man and woman were shot at 5:39 p.m. in the 3000 block of West 64th Street.

02/27/2013

The funeral program for Porshe Foster, 15, who was killed by gang gunfire. (CBS)

Friends, Family Say Goodbye To Innocent Teen Killed By Gang Gunfire

Porshe Foster, 15, was a sophomore in high school, a straight-A student, an aspiring architect, and an athlete. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.

12/06/2012

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Police: ‘Love Triangle’ Sparked Fatal Drive-By Shooting In Marquette Park

A “love triangle” led to a fatal drive-by shooting Saturday morning in the Marquette Park neighborhood, police said.

11/17/2012

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2 Dead, 6 Wounded In Gun Violence Since Friday Night

Two men are dead and at least six others wounded from gun violence in Chicago since Friday evening.

11/17/2012

Police released this sketch of a suspect who allegedly tried to abduct a young person in Marquette Park. (Chicago Police)

Man Tries To Abduct Child From SW Side Store

A man tried to abduct a child from a store in the Southwest Side Marquette Park neighborhood last week and now police are warning parents to be on the alert.

08/17/2012

Shootings

1 Dead, 12 Wounded In Overnight Shootings

One teenage boy was killed and 12 others were injured in Chicago just between 9 p.m. Monday and 5 a.m. Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–07/24/2012

Pregnant Girl Shot

2 Killed, 5 Shot — Including Pregnant Woman — In Overnight Gun Violence

Two men were killed and five people were wounded – including a 17-year-old pregnant girl – in a rash of shootings late Monday and early Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–06/12/2012

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