West Woodlawn

Six people were hurt when a bus carrying special needs adults crashed with at least two other vehicles in West Woodlawn. (Credit: CBS)

Six Hurt When Bus Hits Car In West Woodlawn

Six special needs adults and the driver were on board the bus when it collided with at least one vehicle at the intersection of 67th Street and St. Lawrence Avenue.


Laflin Street Fatal

1 Dead, 5 Wounded In Shootings Over Just 1 Hour

It was another violent night in Chicago, with one man killed and five others injured in shootings in a period of just one hour.

CBS Chicago–08/16/2012

Pastor Corey Brooks is greeted warmly Friday as he stops in Chicago during a cross-country journey to raise funds for a community center. (CBS)

Rooftop Pastor Halfway Through His Cross-Country Trek

Corey Brooks, the “rooftop pastor” who hopes to build a community center in West Woodlawn, on Friday reached Chicago as he continues his way to Los Angeles. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.


Rev. Corey Brooks (Credit: CBS)

Pastor Stepping Off On Cross-Country Trek To Raise Awareness On Gun Violence

The Rev. Corey Brooks is set to step off on his cross-country walk to raise gun violence awareness, and raise money to build a new community center on Chicago’s South Side.

CBS Chicago–06/05/2012

Langley Avenue Fire

Fire Breaks Out In West Woodlawn Home

A fire broke out early Wednesday in a home in the West Woodlawn neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–05/02/2012

Evans Avenue Triple Homicide

3 Shot Dead In West Woodlawn Apartment

Police had no suspects Wednesday morning in a late night shooting that left people dead in the West Woodlawn neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–03/28/2012

Rev. Corey Brooks (Credit: CBS)

Pastor Returns To Pulpit After 3-Month Stay On Motel Roof

A South Side pastor was back behind the pulpit Sunday, after living on top of a shuttered motel for nearly three months as part of his quest to build a new community center in the West Woodlawn neighborhood.

CBS 2–02/26/2012

Pastor Brooks On Rooftop

Pastor Camped Out On Roof Near Goal Of Buying Shuttered Motel

The pastor of a West Woodlawn neighborhood church thinks he might be able to get off the roof of the old motel where he’s been camping for three months. He’s raised nearly enough money buy the building, so he can replace it with a community center.

WBBM Newsradio–02/23/2012

Rhodes Avenue Shooting

Boy, 15, Shot In West Woodlawn

A 15-year-old boy was shot in the back overnight in the West Woodlawn neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–08/29/2011

64th And King Drive Shooting

Man Shot Dead Near South Side Housing Complex

Police are looking for suspects after a man was shot to death near a low-income housing complex in the South Side’s West Woodlawn neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–08/11/2011

Talman Avenue Shooting

7 Dead, 22 Injured In Weekend Violence

It was another violent weekend on the streets of Chicago, with seven people dead as a result of gun violence and 21 more hurt in shootings, stabbings and other violent acts.

CBS Chicago–07/25/2011

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Man Stabbed In West Woodlawn Restaurant

A man was sent to the hospital this morning, after being stabbed in the leg during an argument at a West Woodlawn neighborhood restaurant.

CBS Chicago–04/22/2011

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Police Search For Gunman In West Woodlawn Shooting

Police are searching for the gunman who shot and wounded another man in a domestic incident in the West Woodlawn neighborhood this morning.

CBS Chicago–04/19/2011