West Garfield Park
Smoke was reported from the one-story building at the True Way of Life Missionary Baptist Church at 7 a.m. The fire was quickly put out, and no one was injured.
Dennis Glover, 27, was walking with his girlfriend on a sidewalk in the 700 block of South Kilbourn Avenue about 8:15 p.m. when two suspects approached and shot him multiple times in the chest and head.
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.
Two men were killed and five other people — including a man in a wheelchair — were wounded in shootings across the city from Tuesday afternoon to early Wednesday.
Just after 11 p.m., the man was found lying on the sidewalk in the 4200 block of West Lake Street with a gunshot wound to his head.
Reginald Jackson, 22, was shot in the back about 7:45 p.m. in the 4400 block of West Adams Street.
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A West Garfield Park man jumped from the attic of his burning home this afternoon.
Two men have been charged in connection with the stabbing murder of a 49 year old West Side woman. Her body was wrapped up and hidden in a closet for days before it was found. CBS2’s Mike Parker reports.
The death of a person whose body was found wrapped in a tarp inside a home in the West Garfield Park Monday afternoon has been ruled a homicide.
Tyvion Jackson was shot in the arm around 9 p.m. Sunday, after walking home from a family picnic.
Tyvion Jackson was shot in the arm around 9 p.m. Sunday, as he was on the front porch of his home in the 4200 block of West Fifth Avenue.
The most recent fatal shooting happened a few minutes before 10 p.m. Sunday night in the Washington Heights neighborhood.
State officials have shut down a daycare center in the West Garfield Park neighborhood, after a 1-year-old girl died there earlier this week.
Teenager Ed Cooper was gunned down in broad daylight while playing basketball Monday. Police say the teen had no gang ties or criminal background.
Three people — including a 15-year-old boy — were fatally shot Monday afternoon on the West Side, police said.
A fire spread to three buildings Thursday afternoon in the West Garfield Park neighborhood.
A man was shot to death Friday afternoon in the West Garfield Park neighborhood.
The number of people killed or wounded over the last few days added up to the single-most violent weekend in Chicago this year. Those killed ranged in age from 16 to 40.
The fire broke out in the one-and–a-half story home in the 4100 block of West Gladys Avenue in the West Garfield Park neighborhood about 4 a.m.