Wentworth Avenue

Champlain Avenue Shooting

3 Killed, 7 Injured In Post-Holiday Shootings

Three people were killed, and seven others were injured, in shootings during the day Thursday as the high climbed to 102 degrees, and during the steamy night afterward.

CBS Chicago–07/06/2012

Allen Tate, 42, was arrested in the Altgeld Gardens neighborhood after he allegedly fired a gun in the Bridgeport neighborhood, then fled from police for more than 16 miles. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Arrested After Firing Shot In Bridgeport, 16-Mile Police Chase

A man who was alleged to have fired a gun on a Bridgeport neighborhood street late Saturday was apprehended by police not long afterward, but not before he led police on a pursuit that stretched more than 16 miles south, ending after he abandoned his car in the Far South Side Altgeld Gardens area.


Authorities said three people were shot in the Morgan Park neighborhood and then seven people were hurt when a Chicago Fire Department vehicle responding to the shooting hit another vehicle that had run a red light. (Credit: CBS)

Three Shot In Morgan Park; 7 Hurt When Responding CFD Vehicle Crashes

One person is dead and two were wounded in a shooting Sunday in the Morgan Park neighborhood, and seven more were hurt when a fire chief car crashed on its way to the scene.

CBS Chicago–02/26/2012

Snow Plow Crash

2 Women Hurt When Car Hits Snow Plow

Two women were critically injured early Tuesday when their car hit a snow plow in the West Chatham neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–02/14/2012


Two Men Found Dead In Calumet City

Two men were found dead in a vehicle Wednesday evening in south suburban Calumet City.


Darrell Magee, 20, (left) and Van Robinson, 17, (right) are accused of robbing an off-duty Chicago police officer and then carjacking a second victim a short time later. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Duo Nabbed For Robbing Off-Duty Cop, Carjacking Second Victim

Two men have been charged with robbing an off-duty Chicago Police officer of his badge and wallet early Wednesday on the Far South Side, then carjacking another man shortly afterwards.


Police Gunfire

Police Fire At Man Who Points Gun In Roseland

Police fired shots at a man when he pointed a weapon at them in the Roseland neighborhood Monday evening.

CBS Chicago–09/06/2011

Shooting Generic

Robbery Victim Shot Trying To Grab Suspect’s Gun

A man drove himself to the hospital late Sunday after he was shot while grabbing the gun from a man who was trying to rob him on the South Side.



8 Wounded In Overnight Shootings

At least eight people were shot and wounded during a six-hour span throughout the city Saturday evening.


Wentworth Avenue Fatal

Man, 19, Shot Dead In Roseland

Police are investigating a deadly shooting in the Far South Side’s Roseland neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–03/02/2011

Marquetta Campbell (courtesy of family)

Are Chicago Heights Murders Related?

Police in Chicago Heights are trying to determine whether there’s any connection between two recent shootings in the south suburb.

CBS Chicago–01/18/2011

Home Invasion

Police Interrupt Home Invasion; 4 Held

The old expression, “timing is everything,” was proven true early Monday morning, when police stopped a home invasion in progress on the city’s South Side.

CBS Chicago–01/17/2011