McKinley Park

Image from surveillance video shows man and woman robbing a Fifth Third Bank branch in McKinley Park on May 8, 2013. (Credit: FBI)

Couple Robs Bank In McKinley Park

A man and woman working together robbed a bank in the Southwest Side McKinley Park neighborhood on Wednesday afternoon.

05/09/2013

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City Council Committee Approves Charter School Previously Rejected By CPS

A Chicago City Council committee is recommending approval of a new charter school in the McKinley Park area that was previously rejected by the Chicago School Board, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.

04/30/2013

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Two Teens Injured In Gang-Related Shooting On Near West Side

Two 17-year-old boys were injured when gunfire rang out during a gang-related dispute in the McKinley Park neighborhood early Monday, police said.

04/08/2013

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Teen Boy Shot On South Side

A teenage boy was shot Sunday afternoon in the South Side McKinley Park neighborhood.

03/24/2013

A wrecking crane begins demolition of a vacant warehouse at 3757 S. Ashland Av. on Jan. 25, 2012. The warehouse was gutted by a massive fire just days earlier, and embers of that fire were still burning as demolition began. (Credit: Chicago Fire Department)

Two Weeks Later, Burned Warehouse Still Smoking

CHICAGO (CBS) — Two weeks after a huge warehouse fire broke on the city’s South Side, there is still some smoke coming from the rubble and neighbors are concerned. Firefighters raised a 5-11 alarm, and […]

02/05/2013

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Police Find $10 Million Worth Of Cocaine In McKinley Park Home

Prosecutors said police found 79 kilograms of cocaine with a street value of about $10 million in the home of a McKinley Park man after they arrested him Friday night.

02/04/2013

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Cops Find $10 Million Worth Of Cocaine In McKinley Park Home

Prosecutors said police found 79 kilograms of cocaine with a street value of about $10 million in the home of a McKinley Park man after they arrested him Friday night.

02/03/2013

Carlos Alvizo (left) and Elias Martinez, (right) were each charged with two counts of armed robbery (Credit: Chicago Police Dept.)

Cops Thwart Two Robbery Suspects Armed With Baseball Bat

Two men accused of trying to rob two 15-year-old girls Friday night were each held in lieu of $75,000 bail Sunday.

02/03/2013

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Bridgeport Woman Excited About Neighborhood’s New Police Commander

“I think it’s incredible. I mean, we couldn’t have asked for anything better,” January Overton said. “I truly believe that this is gonna change drastically what’s happening on our block, and in the area.”

CBS Chicago–12/05/2012

City Of Chicago Begins Testing Speed Cameras

The City Of Chicago started testing it’s new speed camera equipment on Monday. The testing will continue to Jan. 3 and the city says it is simply “evaluating the equipment.”

CBS Chicago–12/03/2012

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Man Charged In August Slaying Of Chicago Ridge Teen

Bond was denied Saturday for a 19-year-old man charged with the fatal shooting of a Chicago Ridge girl in August in the Southwest Side McKinley Park neighborhood.

11/03/2012

Mayor Rahm Emanuel takes part in early voting in the 2012 presidential election at the McKinley Park fieldhouse on Oct. 30, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Mayor Casts Early Ballot In McKinley Park

CHICAGO (CBS) — Mayor Rahm Emanuel cast his vote for president and in other races at a Chicago Park District fieldhouse on the Southwest Side on Tuesday, and made no secret whom he chose for […]

CBS Chicago–10/30/2012

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Truck Slams Into Restaurant-Bar Building Near Orange Line Tracks

A semi-trailer truck slammed into a restaurant Friday morning on the cusp of the McKinley Park and Brighton Park neighborhoods.

CBS Chicago–06/29/2012

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Mom, Two Toddlers In Critical, Dad Hurt When SUV And Semi Cab Collide

A 20-year-old woman and her 1- and 3-year-old daughters were critically injured when the SUV she was driving on the Southwest Side Sunday morning collided with a semi tractor cab, then crashed into a store and a CTA bus shelter.

03/18/2012

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Police Warn Of Attacks In McKinley Park Area

Chicago Police are warning McKinley Park neighborhood residents of recent graffiti gang related attacks on the South Side.

03/13/2012

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Man Seriously Wounded In South Side Drive-By

A man was seriously wounded early Sunday during a drive-by shooting in the South Side McKinley Park neighborhood.

01/22/2012

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Man Found Dead In Front Of McKinley Park Home

A woman called police after finding a man lying dead in front his McKinley Park neighborhood home early Friday.

11/25/2011

Nearly two dozen dead geese, such as this one, have been found at McKinley Park and nearby McGuane Park on the Southwest Side between Aug. 15 and Aug. 17, 2011. (Credit: CBS)

Officials: Waterfowl In Chicago Parks Died Of Avian Botulism

The waterfowl that have recently died en masse at the Park District’s McKinley Park, and elsewhere in the Chicago area, were suffering from avian botulism.

CBS Chicago–08/30/2011

Nearly two dozen dead geese, such as this one, have been found at McKinley Park and nearby McGuane Park on the Southwest Side between Aug. 15 and Aug. 17, 2011. (Credit: CBS)

More Dead Waterfowl Prompt Warnings At McKinley Park

Dog walkers are being advised to stay away from a Southwest Side park, after even more dead geese and ducks were found there.

CBS Chicago–08/19/2011

Nearly two dozen dead geese, such as this one, have been found at McKinley Park and nearby McGuane Park on the Southwest Side between Aug. 15 and Aug. 17, 2011. (Credit: CBS)

Nearly Two Dozen Dead Geese Found At Chicago Parks

Nearly two dozen dead geese have been found at two Chicago parks this week and officials were trying to figure out what killed them.

CBS Chicago–08/17/2011

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