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Brighton Park

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  • Bail set on weapons charges for parolee

    Bail set on weapons charges for parolee
    Bail was set at $150,000 today on weapons-related charges for a Brighton Park man already on parole in an attempted murder case after beat officers saw him firing a gun near his home this week. Edgar Jasso, 29, faces charges of unlawful use of a weapon...
  • Three hurt in West, Southwest Side shootings

    Three hurt in West, Southwest Side shootings
    Three people were hurt in overnight shootings in the West and Southwest Sides, including an apparent drive-by that injured a 17-year-old girl walking down the sidewalk, authorities said. About 10:45 p.m., the 17-year-old girl was walking in the 6200...
  • Cops: Man drives through red light, is killed in SW Side crash

    Cops: Man drives through red light, is killed in SW Side crash
    A 28-year-old man died Sunday night after the pickup he was driving struck a trailer truck in the Southwest Side's Brighton Park neighborhood, authorities said. The crash happened at 10:48 p.m. near the intersection of South Kedzie Avenue and West...
  • Man's body found in burning Brighton Park garage

    Man's body found in burning Brighton Park garage
    Chicago firefighters found a body of a man inside a burning garage early Thursday morning, police said. Police have opened a death investigation and detectives were called to the scene in the 2800 block of West 40th Street. The fire was reported about...
  • Police warn of Brighton Park, Heart of Chicago robberies

    Police warn of Brighton Park, Heart of Chicago robberies
    Chicago police are warning Brighton Park and Heart of Chicago residents after five robberies in the two South Side neighborhoods. In a pair of robberies in the 4300 and 4400 South blocks of Western Avenue in Brighton Park, four people in a dark SUV...
  • Community Close-Up: Brighton Park

    As the second fastest-growing neighborhood in the city, Brighton Park is home to a large proportion of Chicago's low-income families and children. Dramatic changes in the last decade have transformed a previously predominant Polish, Irish, Lithuanian, and...
  • 1 injured in chemical spill at Southwest Side factory

    1 injured in chemical spill at Southwest Side factory
    One person was injured in a small chemical spill in a Brighton Park neighborhood factory this afternoon. A hazardous materials crew was responding to the spill in the factory in the 4800 block of South St. Louis Avenue about 1 p.m., said Chicago Fire...
  • Firefighter injured in one of three South, Southwest side fires

    Firefighter injured in one of three South, Southwest side fires
    One firefighter suffered minor injuries at a fire in the South Chicago neighborhood early Sunday morning, and fires destroyed two other homes in the Gage Park and Brighton Park neighborhoods. The firefighter hurt in the South Chicago neighborhood, in...
  • Chicago man charged in fatal hit-and-run

    Chicago man charged in fatal hit-and-run
    A Chicago man is facing multiple charges in connection with a hit-and-run Thursday night that killed a Southwest Side woman and injured another. Fernando Marin, 40, of the 4500 block of South Drake Avenue, was speeding down South Homan Avenue toward the...
  • Chicago Crime Overnight Report

    Chicago Crime Overnight Report
    A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk. • A Chicago man is facing multiple charges in connection with a Thursday night hit-and-run accident that killed a Southwest Side woman. Read more • A 30-year-old man was shot in the head...
  • West Nile Virus cases increase in U.S.

    West Nile Virus cases increase in U.S.
    West Nile cases in the United States are 40 percent up from last week. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports there are 1,590 confirmed cases nationally. There have been 66 deaths so far this year. More than 70 percent of the cases were...
  • Alert issued for missing 88-year-old woman

    Alert issued for missing 88-year-old woman
    Chicago Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating an 88-year-old woman who went missing Thursday. Arnulfa Giles may have been seen near the 4600 block of South Sacramento Avenue in the Brighton Park neighborhood, according to a...