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.
Someone Tried To Stash Stolen ATM In Man's Garage In Cottage Grove Heights, Police SayA man called police Thursday to report that someone shoved a stolen ATM into his garage and then left.
Sewer Main Cave-In Blamed For Sinkhole In Greater Grand CrossingA massive sinkhole opened up on Sunday in the Greater Grand Crossing community on the city’s South Side.
Trustee: Intended Target Should Surrender In Shooting That Killed Girl, 16, In DoltonA 16-year-old girl was shot to death just days before the school year began again in south suburban Dolton, and she was not the intended target.
Akeira Boston, 16, Slain In Dolton Amid Concerns About ViolenceMinutes after Dolton village officials held a meeting calling for more police officers to help with violence, a woman was shot in the area.
Woodlawn Parish Prays, Plans To Rebuild Church After FireLess than a week after an extra-alarm fire tore through a historic church in the Woodlawn neighborhood, church leaders held a prayer service Sunday on the church steps to help parishioners process the heavy damage.
Extra-Alarm Blaze Devastates Historic Woodlawn ChurchAn extra-alarm fire ravaged a nearly century-old landmark church in Woodlawn on Wednesday, causing the roof to collapse, and sending gray water streaming out the front door hours after firefighters began dousing the heavy flames.
Man Killed In Pullman CrashA semi and a car crashed at 103rd Street and Woodlawn Avenue about 12:25 a.m., police News Affairs Officer Ron Gaines said.
Two Injured In Pullman FireCompanies were working at the scene of the fire at a 1 ½-story building near 96th Street and Woodlawn Avenue, Fire Media Affairs said in a tweet at 5:33 a.m. Two injuries were reported.
15 Shot Across Chicago Since Thursday AfternoonMost recently, a 25-year-old man walked into Jackson Park Hospital and Medical Center after he was shot in the hand in the 7800 block of South South Shore Drive, police said.
Firefighter, 3 Others Hospitalized After Separate South Side FiresThe firefighter, two children and one adult were hospitalized after a fire in the South Shore neighborhood.
Man Shot Sunday In Avalon Park DiesBrandon Williams was in a parked vehicle in the 8000 block of South Woodlawn Avenue, when two gunmen walked up and opened fire on him about 11:10 p.m. in the Avalon Park neighborhood.
Man Critically Wounded In Avalon Park ShootingThe man was in his vehicle in the 8000 block of South Woodlawn Avenue about 11:10 p.m. when two gunmen walked up and fired shots.
8 Wounded In Shootings Since Monday AfternoonEight people -- including a 17-year-old boy left critically wounded -- were shot Monday afternoon and evening throughout the city.