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After sending letters to seniors living at the Smith Village retirement community, kindergarteners from St. Cajetan met their pen pals in person on Tuesday. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya)

Morgan Park Kindergartners Meet Elderly Pen Pals

Monica and Kate are new pen pals who met for the first time in person on Tuesday. Monica Joria is 100 years old. Kate is 5, and is in kindergarten at St. Cajetan Elementary School in the Morgan Park neighborhood.

04/01/2014

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UPDATE: Body Found In Sewer Is Woman Missing Since 2011

A body found wrapped earlier this week in a drain pipe, wrapped in plastic, is that of a Morgan Park woman who disappeared in 2011, the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office confirms.

03/07/2014

A woman's body was found  wrapped in a plastic sheet inside a drainage pipe in the Morgan Park neighborhood. Police believe the body might belong to a missing woman whose house is less than 100 feet from the pipe. (Credit: CBS)

Autopsy Delayed For Body Found Near Missing Woman’s Home

Authorities will have to wait another day before conducting autopsy on a decomposed body found in a drainage pipe near the home of a woman who’s been missing for more than two years.

03/06/2014

A body was found wrapped in plastic in a sewer in Morgan Park. (Credit: CBS)

Body Found Wrapped In Plastic In Sewer May Belong To Woman Missing Since 2011

A Chicago Water Department employee found the body about 10:45 a.m. Wednesday. The body was reportedly decomposed.

03/05/2014

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Teen Critically Wounded In Morgan Park Stabbing

The boy was stabbed in the abdomen about 7:15 p.m. in the 1500 block of West 115th Street.

01/22/2014

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Man Shot And Killed In Morgan Park

About 4:40 p.m., officers responding to a call of shots fired discovered the 30-year-old with a gunshot wound to his head in the 11200 block of South Ada Street.

12/11/2013

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Police: Man Shot, Killed On Far South Side

A man was shot to death in the Far South Side Morgan Park neighborhood Tuesday afternoon, police said.

12/10/2013

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8 Dead, 25 Wounded In Shootings Over Labor Day Weekend

The most recent fatal shooting happened about 8 p.m. Monday in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side.

09/03/2013

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Man Shot Dead In Morgan Park

A man is dead after suffering multiple gunshot wounds in the South Side Morgan Park neighborhood.

08/31/2013

Eight people were hurt in a three-vehicle crash at 109th Street and Vincennes Avenue on Aug. 6, 2013. (Credit: Chicago Fire Department)

Police: No Tickets In Fatal Morgan Park Crash

Police said no citations would be issued for a deadly crash in the Morgan Park neighborhood on Tuesday, because the driver who was killed was at fault.

08/07/2013

Eight people were hurt in a three-vehicle crash at 109th Street and Vincennes Avenue on Aug. 6, 2013. (Credit: Chicago Fire Department)

1 Dead, 7 Hurt In 3-Car Crash In Morgan Park

Five ambulances were sent to the scene of the crash at 10936 S. Vincennes Av., after a car tried to get around a funeral procession.

08/06/2013

File picture taken circa April 15, 1951 around Seoul shows US troops waiting for attack order as North Korean troops launching a great offensive over the South Korean capital. United States supported South Korea during the 1950-1953 Korean war which ended with an armistice temporarily and the deployment of 37.000 US forces in South Korea. (Photo credit : STAFF/AFP/Getty Images)

Korean War Vets Mark 60th Anniversary Of End To “Forgotten War”

With the help of their canes, walkers, and wheelchairs, a group of 55 Korean War veterans attended a memorial service at Kennedy Park in the Morgan Park neighborhood.

07/26/2013

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8 Wounded In Shootings Since Monday Afternoon

Eight people — including a 17-year-old boy left critically wounded — were shot Monday afternoon and evening throughout the city.

06/18/2013

Surveillance photos of the man and woman who robbed a beauty supply store in the Morgan Park neighborhood Monday morning. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Clerks Pepper-Sprayed When Couple Robs Beauty Supply Shop

Two clerks at a Far South Side Morgan Park neighborhood beauty supply shop were pepper-sprayed when a man with a gun and a woman robbed the store Monday morning.

06/04/2013

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Man Killed In Morgan Park Shooting

A man was shot to death Tuesday afternoon in the Morgan Park neighborhood on the Far South Side.

05/28/2013

Mason Johnson, 24, is charged with first-degree murder in his father's stabbing death. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's Office)

Bail Denied For Man Charged With Stabbing Father To Death

The son of an O’Hare Airport security officer was charged with fatally stabbing his father to death early Sunday in his Morgan Park neighborhood home.

03/26/2013

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Son Charged With Killing Father In Morgan Park Stabbing

Mason Johnson, 24, has been charged with first degree murder after the fatal stabbing of his father, Kenneth Johnson, on March 24 in the 11400 block of South Rockwell Street.

03/25/2013

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Man Arrested After Father Stabbed In Morgan Park

A man is in custody after his father was stabbed to death early Sunday in the Morgan Park neighborhood on the Far South Side, police said.

03/24/2013

Nine people were hospitalized after a van crashed into a tree in the Morgan Park neighborhood on March 18, 2013. (Credit: Chicago Fire Department)

Nine Injured In Far South Side Crash

The crash involved a van or minibus that crashed into a tree.

03/18/2013

Firefighters battle an extra-alarm blaze at an apartment building in the Morgan Park neighborhood on Nov. 24, 2012. (Credit: Chicago Fire Department)

Cause Of Morgan Park Fire Remains Mystery

The extra alarm fire at a Morgan Park condo left nearly 50 without a place to live.

12/07/2012

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