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Bus Tracker lets teens in high-crime areas wait inside school

The excitement of school dismissal is different in Chicago’s crime-ridden neighborhoods. Students aren’t thinking about what’s for dinner, if they’ll pass a math test or whether to talk to the cute girl in class. Some are just thinking about the best way to get... more

almost 2 years ago | Sun-Times | Permalink

Bus Tracker lets teens in high-crime areas wait inside school

The excitement of school dismissal is different in Chicago’s crime-ridden neighborhoods. Students aren’t thinking about what’s for dinner, if they’ll pass a math test or whether to talk to the cute girl in class. Some are just thinking about the best way to get... more

almost 2 years ago | Sun-Times | Permalink

Tribune: Roseland churches vow to take to streets to fight violence

This is the obligatory what's going on in the 9th Ward/Roseland post. A lot of people's hearts were aflutter with the idea of some neighborhoods of the 6th Ward being drawn into the 9th Ward. It's time to show what the... more

2 years ago | The Sixth Ward | Permalink

City Council To Vote On Settlement For Family Terrorized By Rogue Cops

The full City Council Wednesday will vote on a nearly three-quarter of a million dollar settlement in a case of rogue cops shaking down drug dealers. more

2 years ago | CBS 2 | Permalink

Roseland churches vow to take to streets to fight violence

More than 50 congregations will patrol neighborhood during violent summer months Services at more than 50 Roseland churches ended with a prayer vigil against violence Sunday, and local ministers have pledged their flocks will take to the streets each weekend this summer to quell violence on the South Side. more

2 years ago | Chicago Tribune | Permalink

Gunman Turned Away From Party Opens Fire, 3 Women Hurt

CHICAGO (STMW) – Three women were wounded in a shooting Saturday night when a man turned away from a Far South Side party came back with a gun and opened fire. They were standing outside more

2 years ago | CBS 2 | Permalink

2 dead, 7 wounded in separate South and West Side shootings

Nine people were shot and two died of those wounds Saturday night and Sunday morning on the city's South and West sides, according to police. more

2 years ago | Chicago Tribune | Permalink

1 Dead, 2 Injured In Far South Side Shooting

Police were searching Friday morning for the shooter who killed one man was killed wounded two others on the city’s Far South Side. more

2 years ago | CBS 2 | Permalink

March! March for the Children!

Does anyone have a schedule of marches for this weekend? What? What do you mean there aren't any marches scheduled? Didn't you see the headlines? Bullets fired through the wall of a Far South Side home wounded a baby ... more

2 years ago | Second City Cop | Permalink

Family Again Victimized by Gun Violence

A Roseland woman who more than 20 years ago lost her grandson to gun violence is again reeling in pain, this time for the shooting that took the life of that boy's mother, her own daughter, over the weekend.
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2 years ago | NBC 5 | Permalink

Did the Destruction of Chicago's Public Housing Decrease Violent Crime, Or Just Move It Elsewhere?

This Chicago Magazine article takes aim at any correlation (and/or causation) with regards to crime and public housing projects. The question here is wether or not tearing down CHA housing has either reduced crime or merely dispersed crime throughout... more

2 years ago | The Sixth Ward | Permalink

Man Arrested After Firing Shot In Bridgeport, 16-Mile Police Chase

A man who was alleged to have fired a gun... more

2 years ago | CBS 2 | Permalink

Woman Shot In Head On Far South Side Porch Dies

A 41-year-old woman was fatally shot in the head late Saturday on the Far South Side. more

2 years ago | CBS 2 | Permalink

2 Killed, 7 Wounded in Weekend Shootings

Two people were killed and seven others were wounded in separate shootings throughout the city that took place from late Friday to Saturday afternoon. more

2 years ago | Fox Chicago | Permalink

2 Cops Injured in Head-On Collision

Two Chicago Police officers were injured in a head-on collision with a car in the South Side Roseland neighborhood.   more

2 years ago | Fox Chicago | Permalink

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