Brighton Park news

Woman killed in Brighton Park hit-and-run

A 49-year-old woman died after being hit by a vehicle about 11:40 p.m. Saturday on the 4200 block of South Western Boulevard in the Brighton Park neighborhood, police said. more

2 years ago | Chicago Tribune | Permalink

Wow, Are We Psychic?

Last night we wrote: You know it's bad when the Drudge Report headline reads "Only 1 Dead, 5 Wounded in Chicago." No word on tonight's bloodletting. Keep an eye on the local papers for something though - we've noticed they seem to be spreading out the reports... more

2 years ago | Second City Cop | Permalink

Friday and Saturday Casualties

It was chilly on Friday you know : A woman was killed and four men wounded in five separate shootings between 11:30 p.m. Friday and 4 a.m. Saturday. A 28-year-old woman standing on a second-floor balcony on the 4000 block of South Albany... more

2 years ago | Second City Cop | Permalink

One dead, five injured in Brighton Park crash

A man in his 20s died and five other people were injured, three seriously, in a car crash near Archer and Spaulding avenues early Sunday morning in the Brighton Park neighbrohood on the Southwest Side, authorities said. more

2 years ago | Chicago Tribune | Permalink

Screening, education events surround World Asthma Day

Parents can have their kids screened for asthma next week, and one local group is ramping up a program identify and remove residential asthma triggers.

almost 5 years ago | Alex Parker

Three schools elect new local councils

Candidates win seats in hard-fought elections for their local public school councils. A hearing officer recommended new elections after voting in April led to disputes.

over 5 years ago | Peter Sachs

South Side shooting injures one

Police say there are no suspects

6 years ago | Lavetta Dixon

Fire damages two Brighton Park homes

One man injured

6 years ago | Aisha Qidwae

Missing Alzheimer's patient found

76-year-old-man walked 6 miles

over 6 years ago | Geoff Wallin

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