With 3 Mass Shootings In 4 Days On West Side, Community Leaders Hold Peace Walk And Talk With Neighbors About CrisisThree mass shootings transpired over a period of four days recently on the city’s West Side – leaving two teenagers dead and 13 other people injured after gunshots rang out in North Lawndale and Austin. As CBS 2’s Jackie Kostek reported Sunday, community members say the violence does not sit well with them.
6 People, Mostly Teenage Girls, Shot Outside West Side PartySix people, mostly teenagers, were injured in a mass shooting at a West Side party Saturday night.
Illinois State Budget Includes $788,500 For Violence Prevention In Chicago Neighborhoods -- What Do Lawmakers Hope To Accomplish?A chunk of money in the Illinois state budget, currently on Gov. JB Pritzker’s desk, is marked for violence prevention in Chicago neighborhoods dealing with rising crime.
Video Shows Car Splitting In Half In Fiery Crash In East Garfield Park; Driver Runs OffA car was caught on video speeding down Madison Street on the city’s West Side Monday morning, only to crash and split in half.
Riot Fest Lineup Announced For September Concerts In Douglass ParkNine Inch Nails and The Smashing Pumpkins are among the headliners announced on Friday for Riot Fest in September.
Prosecutors: Marion Lewis, 18, Waited In Car While Two Other Men Shot And Killed 7-Year-Old Jaslyn Adams, Wounded Her FatherProsecutors on Sunday said an 18-year-old man charged in the shooting that killed of 7-year-old Jaslyn Adams stayed in a car while two other men with him got out and opened fire, and also said he had threatened Jaslyn's father before.
Why Are Five Illinois Driver's License Facilities In The Chicago Area Closed, Some With No Date Set For Reopening?It’s an astounding number – more than 1 million people are driving with expired licenses or using expired IDs in Illinois right now. Making the problem worse in the Chicago area is that almost a half dozen Illinois Secretary of State’s driver’s license facilities are closed.
'Save The Westside, Chicago’ Fundraising Campaign Relaunching With Earth Day Community ResourcesEarth's Remedies, a local non profit, is back with more community developing resources as many businesses attempt to recover during the pandemic.
Loretto Hospital Officials Reprimanded Over Vaccine Scandal; Mayor Lightfoot Says, 'I Fear That We're Going To Be Hearing More Stories'Loretto Hospital President & CEO George Miller publicly posted a video announcing vaccinations at his church, Valley Kingdom Ministries International in Oak Forest, more than 30 miles away from the West Side community that Miller said in December needed these vaccines the most.
Jason Bergollo, 35, Charged With Shooting Man Dead On West Side And Fleeing Several Miles, Causing 2 CrashesA man was charged Sunday with shooting and killing another man on the city’s West Side, and then crashing into a squad car and another vehicle as he drove several miles.
Happy 108th Birthday To Ms. Dolores Quiroz; Drive-By Celebration Held On West SideThe year was 1913 - Woodrow Wilson became president, the population of the United States was only 97 million, and Dolores Quiroz was born.
After Suffering Through Tragedies, West Side Mom Surprised With New CarIt was an amazing day Sunday for a single mom of four from Chicago's West Side.
Police Warn Of Spree Of Carjackings, Armed Robberies, Shootings Around CityPolice late Wednesday issued a community alert about a spree of carjackings and armed robberies that have been happening around the city in recent days – including one that occurred right downtown early Wednesday morning.
Suspect Shot, Wounded By Police In Lawndale; Shots Were Fired At Officers, CPD SaysOfficers shot and wounded a suspect in the Homan Square neighborhood late Monday, police said.
Ahead Of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, West Side Leaders Highlight Need For More Mental Health Care In Black CommunityMonday is the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, and a day before, a group West Side community leaders got a head start on the day of service that honors the Dr. King’s legacy.