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Brighton Park

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  • Man shot in face on SW Side

    A 25-year-old man was shot in the face late Friday in Brighton Park neighborhood, police said. About 9 p.m., a man was sitting in a parked car in the 2700 block of West 46th Street when several males approached and fired shots at him, hitting him in the...
  • Man killed, boys 10 and 14 wounded in separate shootings

    Man killed, boys 10 and 14 wounded in separate shootings
    A 10-year-old boy and another 14 were wounded and a 20-year-old man killed in separate shootings Monday night.  A spokesman for the Cook County medical examiner's office said Daniel Cisneros, of the 4200 block of South Campbell Avenue, was pronounced...
  • South Shore sees 2 homicides in 4 days

    South Shore has seen two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. On Tuesday, an 18-year-old man was shot to death in the 2400 block of East 75th Street, police said. Four days earlier, a 50-year-old man was...
  • Chicago BBB chief has navigated scandal to rebuild public trust

    Chicago BBB chief has navigated scandal to rebuild public trust
    When Steve Bernas took over as CEO of the Chicago region's Better Business Bureau, the only employer he's ever known as a professional, it was a baptism by fire.    Bernas was being groomed to take over, but he only took the reins in 2007 because his...
  • 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...
  • Bus, car crash sends 3 to hospitals

    Bus, car crash sends 3 to hospitals
    Three people were taken to hospitals in good condition following a collision involving a CTA bus and a car this afternoon in the Brighton Park neighborhood on the city’s Southwest Side. A southbound Western Avenue bus No. 49 was stopped when it was...
  • Five hurt in SW Side bus, car crash

    Five hurt in SW Side bus, car crash
    Five people have been taken to hospitals, including one who was seriously hurt, following a crash with a CTA bus and a car on the Southwest Side this morning. About a dozen more people are still being evaluated on the scene of the crash that happened...
  • Chicago surpasses 400 homicides

    Chicago surpasses 400 homicides
    Chicago on Friday surpassed 400 homicides for the year--the fastest the city has done so in nearly 10 years. On Friday morning, two men were found beaten to death in the trunk of a vehicle in the 2400 block of West 45th Street in Brighton Park, officials...
  • Boy, 13, shot; friend says he saved her life

    Boy, 13, shot; friend says he saved her life
    Of the eight people shot overnight, the youngest victim was a 13-year-old boy who was shot on his own front porch. Deneysi Valdovinos, 14, says she was sitting with Rony Monzon, 13, on the porch in Chicago's Brighton Park neighborhood when three shots...
  • Ten wounded in shootings across city

    Ten wounded in shootings across city
    Two 16-year-old boys and eight others were wounded by gunfire across Chicago Friday night and Saturday morning, according to police. One of the teens was shot in the 1800 block of West 18th Street in the Heart of Chicago neighborhood on the West Side...
  • Man charged in hit-and-run accident in Brighton Park

    Man charged in hit-and-run accident in Brighton Park
    A 31-year-old Chicago man was charged in connection with a hit-and-run accident that left a 49-year-old woman dead in the Brighton Park neighborhood Saturday evening, police said. Juan C. Cortez, of the 2200 block of West 50th Place was charged with...
  • Driver questioned after woman, infant struck by truck on Southwest Side

    Driver questioned after woman, infant struck by truck on Southwest Side
    A woman and an infant were seriously injured when they were struck by a passenger truck in the Brighton Park neighborhood this morning, authorities said. The woman was crossing the street with the infant when they were struck by a vehicle in the 4400...