Activists Call For Federal Charges Against Jason Van Dyke Following Less Than 7 Year SentenceAfter a quiet weekend, activists took to the streets On Martin Luther King Day to express their anger over Jason Van Dyke's less than seven year sentence for killing Laquan McDonald.
Three Teens Wounded In Shooting On King DriveThree teens were wounded in a shooting on the Bronzeville neighborhood on Tuesday afternoon, Chicago Police said.
Man Shot, Critically Wounded After Fight On CTA BusAbout 8:30 p.m., the 34-year-old was a passenger on a No. 75 CTA bus traveling east on 75th Street near Martin Luther King Drive when he got into an argument with several people on the bus, according to Chicago Police and CTA spokesman Jeff Tolman.
Washington Park Veterans Center Must Fix Code Violations To Stay OpenVolunteer assistant general manager Krystal Burns said the RTW Veteran Center must correct more than 32 city code violations, or risk shutting down. She believes RTW needs about $32,000 to fix the violations and keep the center running.
Girl Rescued From Kidnapping Attempt In BronzevillePolice said a man jumped out of a vehicle at the bus stop at 36th Street and King Drive around 6:30 p.m., grabbed the girl by the neck, and tried to shove her into his car.
Two In Custody After Shooting, Crash In BronzevilleTwo men were walking in the 200 block of East 51st Street at 8:50 a.m. when numerous shots were fired from a passing black car, according to Chicago Police.
1 Killed, 1 Wounded In Bronzeville ShootingTwo men exchanged gunfire during an argument in the 4700 block of South King Drive at 5:10 a.m., according to preliminary information from Chicago Police.
1 Killed, 5 Injured In Crash After South Side Police ChasePolice said officers pulled over a Pontiac Bonneville for a routine traffic stop around 7:30 p.m. in the 7500 block of South St. Lawrence Avenue. The 26-year-old man behind the wheel allegedly sped away after the officers got out of their squad car.
Boy, 16, Shot In Greater Grand CrossingThe boy was walking in the 6500 block of South King Drive at 1:03 a.m. when someone fired shots in his direction, police said.
Bud Billiken Parade Marches Through Bronzeville To Celebrate Going Back To SchoolThe theme of this year’s parade is “Education: It’s An Order,” a salute to Col. Eugene Scott, the president of Chicago Defender Charities, which organizes the parade. Scott is retiring, after nearly 20 years leading the nation’s oldest and largest African American parade.
Man Wounded In Grand Boulevard ShootingThe 35-year-old told investigators he was walking in the 4900 block of South King Drive at 2:30 a.m. when he heard shots and felt pain, police said.
New Mariano's Store To Include Artistic Nods To Famous Bronzeville ResidentsA new Mariano's Fresh Market opening next summer in Bronzeville plans to bring a lot more than groceries to the neighborhood.
Man Killed In Chatham ShootingAbout 1:15 p.m., Joseph Gaithers, 35, was talking with another person in the 8000 block of South King Drive, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. The other person pulled out a gun and then shot Gaithers in the head.
Boy Critically Injured In Six-Story FallAbout 8:30 p.m., the boy fell from a window on the sixth floor of an eight-story building in the 6500 block of South King Drive, police said.
Police Warn Of Armed Robberies In BronzevilleTwo men with a handgun have walked up to people and taken their property, according to a community alert from Wentworth District Chicago Police.