Southeast Side

The Dave Matthews Band will play at this Chicago lakefront venue early next month. (CBS)

Southeast Side Music Venue Prepped For Dave Matthews Concert

Residents are bracing for the rock stylings of Dave Matthews next week at a onetime industrial site that hasn’t been used in years. Not everyone is excited about the expected crowds, CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports.


Deadly Shooting After Chicago Fireworks

At Least 2 Dead, 10 Wounded In Violent Thursday

The sunny, unseasonably warm weather Thursday had its drawbacks, as gunfire across the city left at least two people dead and 10 more wounded in a period of about seven hours.

CBS Chicago–05/13/2011

Crime Scene Tape generic sized image

Man Shot, Killed In Southeast Side Backyard

A man was found shot to death in a backyard on the city’s Southeast Side this morning.

CBS Chicago–04/15/2011

Memorial Service Shooting

4 Men, Boy Shot During Memorial Service

Police are searching for the gunmen who opened fire during a memorial service on the city’s Southeast Side.


Dave Matthews Concert Promo

Dave Matthews Band Coming To Old U.S. Steel Site

A long-vacant site on the South Lakefront will be the site of a concert by the Dave Matthews Band this summer, and eventually, a brand new city neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–04/07/2011

Gov. Pat Quinn, Coal Plant

Quinn Vetoes Plan For Coal Gasification Plant

Gov. Pat Quinn has vetoed a bill that would have authorized the construction of a coal gasification plant on the Chicago’s Southeast Side.

CBS Chicago–03/15/2011

Coal Gasification Plant Site

Southeast Side Residents To Protest Coal Plant

Residents of the city’s Far Southeast Side plan to protest Wednesday against a planned $3 billion coal-powered synthetic gas plant.

CBS Chicago–03/08/2011

Photo Of Cocaine Powder. (AP Photo)

FBI Busts Southeast Side Drug Operation

Eight suspected gang members and associates have been charged with running a drug market on the city’s Southeast Side.

CBS Chicago–03/03/2011

Coal Gasification Plant Site

Meeting Planned To Discuss Southeast Side Coal Plant

Southeast Side residents plan to gather for a town hall meeting tonight to discuss a controversial plan that would put a new energy plant in their neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–01/27/2011

Coal Gasification Plant Site

Southeast Side Residents Want Quinn To Block Coal Plant

A war has been brewing on Chicago’s Southeast Side over a proposed $3 billion coal-powered synthetic gas plant.

CBS 2–01/19/2011

Chicago Park District

Park District To Acquire Southeast Side Wetlands

The Chicago Park District is about to acquire nearly 600 acres of wetlands on the city’s Southeast Side as part of a decades-long plan to make sure industry and mother nature can be better neighbors.


Robbery Generic Graphic. (CBS)

Chicago Bank Of America Branch Robbed

A Bank of America branch on the Southeast Side was robbed Tuesday morning by a man claiming to have a bomb.


Silhouette Of Firefighter. File Photo. (Nate Azark/WBBM)

Fire Strikes Two Homes On Southeast Side

No one was injured in a fire that spread to a neighboring building Monday morning in the South Chicago neighborhood.


Attempted Abduction Suspect

Police Seek Suspect In SE Side Abduction Attempts

Police are warning Hegewisch neighborhood residents to be on the lookout for a man who attacked a woman in her home twice in the last month.