Mount Greenwood

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.

09/17/2013

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.

07/11/2013

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.

01/13/2013

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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.

10/01/2012

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.

09/16/2012

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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.

04/24/2012

(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.

02/29/2012

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.

10/15/2011

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

File Photo Of Police Tape (Larry W. Smith/Getty Images)

Man Fatally Struck After Wandering Into Traffic

A 63-year-old man was killed after being hit by a car early Monday in the Far South Side Mount Greenwood neighborhood.

03/14/2011

Crash

Man Hit, Killed By Car In Mount Greenwood

A 63-year-old man has died after being struck by a car in the Far South Side’s Mount Greenwood neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–03/14/2011

Holiday Mail

Busiest Day For Post Offices

This is the busiest day of the year for post offices all across the country.

WBBM Newsradio–12/20/2010

Car Crash Graphic, generic sized image

1 Hospitalized After Mount Greenwood Wreck

One person was hurt in a two-vehicle crash on the far Southwest Side Sunday morning.

11/28/2010