Washington Park

53rd Street Fatal Shooting

1 Dead, 3 Wounded In Washington Park Neighborhood Shooting

A teenage boy is dead, and three other boys and men were wounded, after a gunman opened fire in an apartment building in the Washington Park neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–02/27/2012

LaSalle Street Fatal

Police Search For Gunman Who Killed Teen In Washington Park Neighborhood

Police continue to search for a gunman who shot and killed a teenager in the Washington Park neighborhood overnight.

CBS Chicago–11/10/2011

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14-Year-Old Boy Charged With Murder In Washington Park

A grammar school student has been charged with murder in Monday night’s gang-related shooting death of a 17-year-old in the Washington Park neighborhood on the South Side.

09/21/2011

African Arts Festival

Families Get Ready For School At African Arts Festival

A back to school rally on Monday attracted thousands of people in Washington Park.

WBBM Newsradio–09/06/2011

Many Chicagoans were wearing jackets and sweatshirts on Sept. 5, 2011, as they were out celebrating Labor Day, when temperatures dropped to the low 60s after being in the 80s and 90s in the days before. (Credit: CBS)

Cool Labor Day Weather Has Chicagoans Bundling Up Early

For many out celebrating on Monday, the unexpectedly cold temperatures made this Labor Day seem much more like an official end to summer.

CBS Chicago–09/05/2011

Vacant Lot Body

Woman Found Dead In Vacant Lot Was Strangled

A woman whose body was found in a vacant lot near Washington Park over the weekend was strangled, an autopsy determined on Monday.

CBS Chicago–08/29/2011

Clark And Huron Shooting

At Least 7 Shot, Wounded In City In Overnight Violence

It was a violent night across Chicago overnight, with at least seven people shot and wounded from the South Chicago to River North.

CBS Chicago–08/19/2011

Western Avenue Shooting

1 Dead, 4 Injured In Thursday Night Shootings

At least one person was killed and four others were injured by gunfire in various parts of the city Thursday night.

CBS Chicago–08/05/2011

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Man Dies From South Side Drive-By Shooting

A 25-year-old man struck multiple times by gunfire from a drive-by shooting a few blocks from his home in the South Side Washington Park neighborhood Saturday night has died.

07/17/2011

Illinois Winery

Empty Lots, Boarded-Up Mansion To Turn Into Winery?

A rehabber and historic preservationist is hoping to turn a boarded up old house near Washington Park, and the land around it, into a winery.

CBS Chicago–04/22/2011

Interim Chicago Police Supt. Terry Hillard

Hillard: Kids Living With Trauma Of Shooting

Interim Police Supt. Terry Hillard says people in government must do more to keep children safe from the kind of gun violence that wounded two young people in the Washington Park neighborhood over the weekend.

04/12/2011

Deadly Shooting After Chicago Fireworks

At Least 9 Shot Or Attacked In Chicago Since Wednesday Afternoon

Between 4 p.m. Wednesday and 1 a.m. Thursday, at least nine people were shot all around the city.

CBS Chicago–03/17/2011

Woodlawn Shooting

Woman Waiting At Bus Stop Shot In Both Legs

A woman at a bus stop near the University of Chicago was shot multiple times Tuesday night in the Woodlawn neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–02/15/2011

51st Street Shooting

2 Teens Wounded In South Side Shootings

Police are investigating two separate shootings on the city’s South Side over the weekend, in which both of the victims were teenagers.

CBS Chicago–11/29/2010

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