Mount Greenwood

Emily Beazley (Supplied photo)

Young Cancer Victim Emily Beazley Dies After Inspiring 4-Year Struggle

A 12-year-old girl, whose four-year struggle with cancer galvanized her neighborhood and inspired a wave of support over the last several weeks, has died.


Texting (CBS)

Community Meeting In Response To Teen Sexting ‘An Awakening For Many Parents’

Parents in the Beverly, Morgan Park, and Mount Greenwood neighborhoods said they learned some eye-opening lessons Thursday night, when they attended a community meeting organized by police and the local alderman, in response to recent sexting incidents involving children.


Texting (CBS)

Southwest Side Alderman Holding Community Meeting Over Rise In Teen Sexting

A nude selfie of a girl from the Beverly neighborhood has prompted concern from parents and authorities over children sharing inappropriate pictures of themselves.


Emily Beazley (Supplied photo)

Friends Of Mt. Greenwood Girl Battling Cancer Send Video Invite To Taylor Swift

First, she had a Chicago street named in her honor. Now friends and even total strangers want to help Emily Beazley, a young girl battling cancer, make another dream come true.


Emily Beazley (Supplied photo)

Mount Greenwood Street Dedicated To 12-Year-Old Cancer Patient Emily Beazley

A street in the Mount Greenwood neighborhood was being dedicated Friday afternoon to a 12-year-old girl who has battled cancer for a third of her life.


A blue ribbon around a tree in Mount Greenwood in support of Chicago Police. (Credit: CBS 2)

Mount Greenwood Residents Put Up Blue Ribbons To Show Support For Police

All across the country, police officers have found themselves under attack. One Chicago woman is taking it upon herself to stop the hate.


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Off-Duty Police Sergeant Shoots, Kills Gunman In Mount Greenwood

The sergeant watched the 45-year-old man shoot another male about 6:30 p.m. in a business near 111th Street and Spaulding Avenue, according police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. Officers could be seen investigating inside Blackthorn Pub, at 3300 W. 111th St.


Herbert "Herbie" Johnson, covered in soot, talks with reporters at a 2006 fire scene. (CBS)

Mount Greenwood Post Office To Be Named After Fallen Firefighter

Captain Herbie Johnson spent more than three decades with the Chicago Fire Department. He died last November while fighting a house fire in Englewood.


Chicago police officers shot and critically wounded a firefighter who appeared to have pointed a gun at them in the Mount Greenwood neighborhood. (Credit: CBS)

Despondent Firefighter May Have Been Seeking ‘Suicide By Cop’ Death

A man was critically wounded in a police-involved shooting on the Far South Side on Thursday afternoon.


Jack O'Donnell, coordinator of the Chicago chapter of the World Computer Exchange, stands with pallets of 700 computers being shipped to needy students in Mexico and the Dominican Republic. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya)

Chicago Group Sending 700 Computers To Kids In Latin America

A non-profit organization has begun shipping 700 computers to needy students in Mexico and the Dominican Republic

WBBM Newsradio–06/07/2013

The fatal crash happened about 2:20 a.m. in the 3400 block of West 115th Street. (Credit: CBS)

Two Killed In Head-On Crash In Mount Greenwood

Two men were killed and a woman was injured in a traffic crash early Sunday in the Mount Greenwood neighborhood on the Far Southwest Side, police said.


Black Member Of Catholic Group Upset At Hostile Treatment

Members of a Catholic fraternal organization on the Southwest Side have been accused of racist behavior toward a fellow member, who is black.


Park Ridge Cemetery

South Side Residents Stage Silent Protest Against Gang-Related Funerals

More than 200 local residents, fed up with what they perceive to be dangerous gang-related funeral processions rolling through their Beverly and Mount Greenwood communities, were staged a silent protest Saturday afternoon.


(Credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Suit: Ex-Altar Boy Claims Priest Molested Him

A man filed a lawsuit Tuesday claiming a now-deceased Chicago Archdiocese priest molested him more than 20 years ago while he was a parishioner at a Mount Greenwood neighborhood church.


(Surveillance photo from FBI’s BanditTracker Chicago)

Man Robs Bank In Mount Greenwood Neighborhood

A man made off with an undetermined amount of cash after robbing a bank in the Far Southwest Side Mount Greenwood neighborhood Wednesday morning.


Mount Greenwood Crash

Driver Crashes Into Mount Greenwood Auto Repair Shop

A man lost control of his car and crashed into an auto repair shop in the Mount Greenwood neighborhood early Friday.

CBS Chicago–11/04/2011

A Chicago police car. (Photo Credit: MIRA OBERMAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Cop, Fireman Hit By Vehicles While Directing Traffic

Two separate vehicles struck a Chicago Police officer and firefighter who were directing traffic at the scene of gas leak Saturday afternoon in the Far Southwest Side Mount Greenwood neighborhood.


Texting While Driving

Marist High School Students Warned Of Texting And Driving Dangers

A program at Marist High School in the Mount Greenwood neighborhood Tuesday attempted to teach students the lesson that texting while driving can be deadly.

CBS Chicago–09/27/2011

Trumbull Avenue Police Shooting

Police Kill Dog, Wound Suspect In Drug Raid

Police shot and killed a dog, and wounded a suspect, during a drug raid in the Mount Greenwood neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–06/24/2011

Paul Simmons

Marist High School Senior Collapses On Basketball Court, Dies

A senior at Marist High School in the Mount Greenwood neighborhood has died, after collapsing on the school’s basketball court Thursday night.

CBS Chicago–04/29/2011