Safe Passage

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Man Shot And Killed Along Englewood Safe Passage Route

Officers responding to a call of shots fired about 2:15 p.m. in the 5700 block of South Princeton Avenue found a 20-year-old man inside a vehicle with multiple gunshot wounds, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

11/14/2014

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Lawndale Family Excited To Return To Welcoming School

Last year thousands students were going to new so called “welcoming” schools after CPS closed 49 schools. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker returns to school with a Lawndale family whose concern has been replaced by excitement.

09/02/2014

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Each CPS Student Eligible For Free Lunch This School Year

This year, there are some big changes that could impact the safety and health of Chicago Public Schools students. CBS 2′s Dana Kozlov reports.

09/01/2014

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More Safe Passage Routes Coming To Chicago Public Schools

A group of parents and community members gathered in the quiet auditorium of Penn Elementary School on the West Side Friday to hear how Chicago Public Schools officials are going to work to keep their kids safe this upcoming school year, the Sun-Times is reporting.

08/16/2014

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Amid Concerns, Safe Passage Routes Lived Up To Their Name

With the school year over, a statistic emerges: There were exactly zero serious incidents of violence along the routes.

06/13/2014

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House OKs Proposal To Require School Buses For Safe Passage Routes

CPS officials tried to block the proposal, saying it would cost the district more than $60 million a year.

03/28/2014

Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy addresses a crowd Thursday. (CBS)

McCarthy: Police Won’t Rest Until Girl’s Attacker Is Brought To Justice

Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy and other police and public officials tried to reassure a sometimes angry crowd of 200 Belmont-Cragin residents that detectives are doing all they can to find the rapist who left a 15-year-old girl for dead.

12/19/2013

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Enthusiastic Safe Passage Workers Brave Cold

While it may be too soon to grade the CPS school closings and consolidation with other neighborhood schools, one aspect of that plan seems to be working well.

12/11/2013

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Boy, 16, Shot In Woodlawn

A teenage boy was hurt in a shooting near a Chicago Public Schools Safe Passage Route in the Woodlawn neighborhood Monday afternoon.

12/02/2013

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Man Shot Along West Garfield Park Safe Passage Route

The 44-year-old was shot in both legs and suffered a graze wound to his abdomen about 2:50 p.m. in the 4300 block of West Van Buren Street.

11/22/2013

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Safe Passage Worker Hit Woman, Stole Benefits Card: Authorities

Lashia Brown, 22, has been charged with misdemeanor battery and felony ID theft.

09/19/2013

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School Hustles Kids, Staff Out Door After Recent Nearby Gun Violence

Dulles School of Excellence, 6311 S. Calumet Ave., has told staffers to clear the building and parking lot immediately after school is dismissed. Teachers were told to exit with their students and leave the school.

09/13/2013

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2 Investigators: Safe Passage Routes Lead Kids Past Sex Offender Shelters

Questions tonight about two Chicago Public School safe passage routes and whether children are being put in harm’s way. CBS 2′s Dave Savini investigates routes having children walk right by shelters with sex offenders.

09/10/2013

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Two Men Shot In Woodlawn

The two were standing on the sidewalk in the 6000 block of South Champlain Avenue about 10:40 p.m. when a black van drove by and opened fire on them.

09/09/2013

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Male Shot, Seriously Hurt Along Safe Passage Route

A person was seriously hurt in a shooting near an elementary school early Sunday in the West Garfield Park neighborhood.

09/08/2013

A Safe Passage worker staffs one of the dozens of routes set up to safely get kids to and from school. (Credit: CBS)

One Week In, Safe Passage Workers Quit, Corners Not Covered

Just over a week into the new school year, CBS 2 has discovered some serious problems with the safe passage program: street corners that are uncovered and, in one case, massive turnover of safe passage workers.

09/03/2013

Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy says every major city must deal with rising crime in summer, when temperatures get hotter. (Credit: CBS)

McCarthy: First Week Of Safe Passage Success ‘Going To Continue’

Following a violent holiday weekend in Chicago, Police Supt. Garry McCarthy stressed that gun crime is still down, and sought to reassure parents of public school kids that Safe Passage routes will be secure when kids head back to school Tuesday morning.

09/03/2013

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3 Charged In Beating Death Of Man Found In Garbage Can

Two teenagers and an adult allegedly beat another man to death and left his body in a trash can, where it was discovered by Streets and Sanitation workers on a Chicago Public Schools Safe Passage route in Englewood.

08/29/2013

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Man Shot On West Side Near Safe Passage Route

The man was with friends in the 3700 block of West Ohio Street about 5:15 p.m. when they got into a “confrontation” with another group.

08/28/2013

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City Spares No Expense For Safe Passage Program

There are new details on the size and the cost of special forces detailed to safe passage routes to protect Chicago Public School students on their way to and from school.

08/27/2013

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