Amid Concerns, Safe Passage Routes Lived Up To Their NameWith the school year over, a statistic emerges: There were exactly zero serious incidents of violence along the routes.
House OKs Proposal To Require School Buses For Safe Passage RoutesCPS officials tried to block the proposal, saying it would cost the district more than $60 million a year.
McCarthy: Police Won't Rest Until Girl's Attacker Is Brought To JusticeChicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy and other police and public officials tried to reassure a sometimes angry crowd of 200 Belmont-Cragin residents that detectives are doing all they can to find the rapist who left a 15-year-old girl for dead.
Enthusiastic Safe Passage Workers Brave ColdWhile it may be too soon to grade the CPS school closings and consolidation with other neighborhood schools, one aspect of that plan seems to be working well.
Boy, 16, Shot In Woodlawn A teenage boy was hurt in a shooting near a Chicago Public Schools Safe Passage Route in the Woodlawn neighborhood Monday afternoon.
Man Shot Along West Garfield Park Safe Passage RouteThe 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.
Safe Passage Worker Hit Woman, Stole Benefits Card: AuthoritiesLashia Brown, 22, has been charged with misdemeanor battery and felony ID theft.
School Hustles Kids, Staff Out Door After Recent Nearby Gun ViolenceDulles School of Excellence, 6311 S. Calumet Ave., has told staffers to clear the building and parking lot immediately after school is dismissed. Teachers were told to exit with their students and leave the school.
2 Investigators: Safe Passage Routes Lead Kids Past Sex Offender SheltersQuestions tonight about two Chicago Public School safe passage routes and whether children are being put in harm’s way. CBS 2's Dave Savini investigates routes having children walk right by shelters with sex offenders.
Two Men Shot In WoodlawnThe two were standing on the sidewalk in the 6000 block of South Champlain Avenue about 10:40 p.m. when a black van drove by and opened fire on them.
Male Shot, Seriously Hurt Along Safe Passage RouteA person was seriously hurt in a shooting near an elementary school early Sunday in the West Garfield Park neighborhood.
One Week In, Safe Passage Workers Quit, Corners Not CoveredJust over a week into the new school year, CBS 2 has discovered some serious problems with the safe passage program: street corners that are uncovered and, in one case, massive turnover of safe passage workers.
McCarthy: First Week Of Safe Passage Success 'Going To Continue'Following a violent holiday weekend in Chicago, Police Supt. Garry McCarthy stressed that gun crime is still down, and sought to reassure parents of public school kids that Safe Passage routes will be secure when kids head back to school Tuesday morning.
3 Charged In Beating Death Of Man Found In Garbage CanTwo teenagers and an adult allegedly beat another man to death and left his body in a trash can, where it was discovered by Streets and Sanitation workers on a Chicago Public Schools Safe Passage route in Englewood.
Man Shot On West Side Near Safe Passage RouteThe man was with friends in the 3700 block of West Ohio Street about 5:15 p.m. when they got into a “confrontation” with another group.