Records Show More Than Half Of Lots With Weed Complaints Are City-Owned, But Is The Data Accurate?The CBS 2 Morning Insiders are staying on the case of ugly abandoned properties in Chicago.
City Of Chicago Turns Out To Own Part Of Stretch Of Vacant Lots That Avalon Park Neighbors Say Are DangerousIt’s a neighborhood nuisance – a stretch of vacant lots owned by the City of Chicago. Not only did the city fail to clean the lots up despite repeated complaints, over the years, but they initially wouldn’t tell CBS 2’s Tim McNicholas who owns the properties.
Neighbors Say Vacant Lots In Avalon Park Are Not Just Unsightly, But DangerousWeeds, trash, barbed wire, and shards of glass on the ground – people in the Avalon Park neighborhood say a stretch of vacant lots is more than just an eyesore.
Girl, 16, Shot And Wounded In Avalon ParkA 16-year-old girl was shot and wounded Thursday afternoon in the Avalon Park neighborhood.
City Fixes Exposed Wires After CBS 2 Report, But Hazards Remain Across CityDozens of 311 complaints months ago did not fix the exposed wires on light poles in the South Side neighborhood of West Chesterfield. In fact, the city did not fix the light poles until Thursday.
Update: Taliyah Johnson, 14, Last Seen Leaving High School In Avalon Park Has Been LocatedTaliyah Johnson, 14, has been reported missing and Chicago police said she was last seen leaving Chicago Vocational High School.
Police: 10-Year-Old Sexually Assaulted By Man On Metra TracksA 10-year-old boy was allegedly sexually assaulted by a man on the Metra train tracks Sunday evening, police said.
MISSING: Naomi Shavers, 15, From Avalon ParkNaomi Shavers, 15, has been reported missing from Avalon Park, Chicago police said.
MISSING: Chaunti Bryla, 43, From Avalon ParkChaunti Bryla, 43, was last seen at her home near 85th and Bennett on March 14.
South Side Crash Leaves Four Injured Including Two ChildrenFour people, including two young children, were hurt in a crash in Avalon Park that left their car wrapped around an electric pole Thursday night.
South Side Dance Studio Owner Charged With Raping Girl, Recording Assaults Denied BondMaurice Fulson, 44, is charged with two felony counts of criminal sexual assault, and two felony counts of child pornography.
Man Found Dead After Apparent Hit-And-Run In Avalon ParkThe 40-year-old was found about 2:25 a.m. in the street in the 8300 block of South Stony Island, according to Chicago Police.
Police Officers Seriously Injured In Crash At Construction SitePolice said the officers were on duty in a marked patrol car around 4:20 a.m. when they crashed through a construction barrier near 83rd and Woodlawn.
Police Warn Of BB Guns Being Shot At CTA Buses On South SidePolice are warning South and Far South side residents of people shooting BB and pellet guns at CTA buses traveling in the Avalon Park, Greater Grand Crossing and Riverdale neighborhoods.
6 Killed, 35 Wounded In Weekend Shootings Across ChicagoThe weekend’s latest fatal shooting happened about 9 p.m. Sunday in the South Side Back of the Yards neighborhood.