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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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.


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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.


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.


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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.


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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.


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.



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

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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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Police Department To Have Officers Working Overtime To Fight Violence

In the wake of a rash of violent crime that has plagued the city in recent days, Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy announced plans Tuesday to place officers on overtime so they can saturate the most troubled areas.

CBS Chicago–06/12/2012

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Teen Shot And Killed In Marquette Park

A 16-year-old boy died after he was shot in the head Saturday night in the Marquette Park neighborhood.


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8 Shot During Overnight Hours On South, West Sides

Another violent night on the streets of Chicago has sent eight people – including two teenage boys – to the hospital.

CBS Chicago–06/08/2012

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Two Critically Hurt In Marquette Park Shooting

Two people were critically wounded in a shooting in the Southwest Side Marquette Park neighborhood Wednesday night.


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1 Dead, 6 Wounded In Overnight Shootings

A rash of shootings around Chicago left one man dead and six others injured Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning.

CBS Chicago–04/25/2012

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1 Dead, 16 Wounded In Weekend Violence

One person is dead and at least another 16 wounded in violence throughout the city this weekend.


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3 Teens Shot In Marquette Park

Three teenage boys were shot Tuesday afternoon in the Marquette Park neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–03/27/2012