Young Cancer Victim Emily Beazley Dies After Inspiring 4-Year StruggleA 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.
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.
Southwest Side Alderman Holding Community Meeting Over Rise In Teen SextingA nude selfie of a girl from the Beverly neighborhood has prompted concern from parents and authorities over children sharing inappropriate pictures of themselves.
Friends Of Mt. Greenwood Girl Battling Cancer Send Video Invite To Taylor SwiftFirst, 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.
Mount Greenwood Street Dedicated To 12-Year-Old Cancer Patient Emily BeazleyA 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.
Mount Greenwood Residents Put Up Blue Ribbons To Show Support For PoliceAll across the country, police officers have found themselves under attack. One Chicago woman is taking it upon herself to stop the hate.
Off-Duty Police Sergeant Shoots, Kills Gunman In Mount GreenwoodThe 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.
Mount Greenwood Post Office To Be Named After Fallen FirefighterCaptain Herbie Johnson spent more than three decades with the Chicago Fire Department. He died last November while fighting a house fire in Englewood.
Despondent Firefighter May Have Been Seeking 'Suicide By Cop' DeathA man was critically wounded in a police-involved shooting on the Far South Side on Thursday afternoon.
Chicago Group Sending 700 Computers To Kids In Latin AmericaA non-profit organization has begun shipping 700 computers to needy students in Mexico and the Dominican Republic
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 TreatmentMembers of a Catholic fraternal organization on the Southwest Side have been accused of racist behavior toward a fellow member, who is black.