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Marquette Park

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  • Police: Charges filed in death of teen killed during cell phone robbery

    Police: Charges filed in death of teen killed during cell phone robbery
    A South Side man is charged with murder in connection with a January robbery that went wrong and led to the shooting death of a 19-year-old, Chicago police announced Monday night. William Paschal, 18, faces a first-degree murder charge in the killing of...
  • $500K bond for man charged in fatal Chicago Lawn stabbing

    $500K bond for man charged in fatal Chicago Lawn stabbing
    A Marquette Park man was ordered held on a $500,000 bond Sunday after prosecutors say he fatally stabbed an acquaintance over the weekend after the victim accused him of cheating in a game. Darius M. Smith, 23, of the 6300 block of South Albany Avenue,...
  • Cops: Man, 57, missing since May from Southwest Side

    Cops: Man, 57, missing since May from Southwest Side
    Police are asking for the public's help finding a 57-year-old man who hasn't been seen or heard from since May 19. James "Lewis" Ewings was last seen in May on the 6400 block of South California Avenue in the city's Marquette Park neighborhood, said...
  • Teen killed, 7 other people wounded in shootings across Chicago

    Teen killed, 7 other people wounded in shootings across Chicago
    An 18-year-old man was shot and killed in the Marquette Park neighborhood and at least seven other people were wounded, including a 14-year-old boy, in shootings across Chicago Thursday, police said. The fatal shooting happened in the 2800 block of...
  • A lovely day in -- Gary?

    A lovely day in -- Gary?
    Conventional wisdom says Gary is a city that time forgot — the worst, ugliest, smelliest, most decrepit, dangerous city in the Midwest, if not the nation. But here's a piece of advice for your summer travel plans: Spend a day in Gary. I did....
  • After fatal shooting, sister asks: 'What is Rahm Emanuel going to do about this?'

    After fatal shooting, sister asks: 'What is Rahm Emanuel going to do about this?'
    A 51-year-old man was killed and another man injured in the Fuller Park neighborhood on the South Side, two of six people shot Friday, according to family and officials. The shooting happened at about 6:30 p.m. on the 4200 block of South Princeton...
  • Making plans for Mother's Day ... and then the gunfire started

    Making plans for Mother's Day ... and then the gunfire started
    Summer Ann Moore's conversation about plans for a Mother’s Day barbecue was interrupted Friday night by gunfire that caught the 37-year-old as she tried to run for shelter and left her dead on the front lawn of a Far South Side home. Moore, who...
  • Man stabbed to death in Marquette Park

    Man stabbed to death in Marquette Park
    A 28-year-old man was stabbed to death by his girlfriend in the Marquette Park neighborhood Wednesday night, police said. Larry Martin was pronounced dead at Advocate Christ Medical Center about 7:45 p.m., a spokesman for the Cook County medical...
  • 2 dead, 14 wounded in city shootings

    2 dead, 14 wounded in city shootings
    Two men were shot to death and 14 others wounded in shootings across the city Saturday afternoon into Sunday morning. The most recent homicide happened about 11:30 p.m. Saturday in the 3400 block of West Madison Street near Garfield Park in the East...
  • Trice: Valuing good citizenship alongside standardized test scores

    Trice: Valuing good citizenship alongside standardized test scores
    Victor Harbison is an award-winning high school civics teacher whose Chicago Public Schools students over the last two decades have undertaken ambitious class projects. They've built a memorial — with an interactive kiosk — to the Rev....
  • Brother: Slain boy belonged to gang but wasn't 'out there'

    Brother: Slain boy belonged to gang but wasn't 'out there'
    Kevin Diaz belonged to the Ambrose gang that claims territory roughly from California to Kedzie between 60th and 66th streets, according to police and the boy’s older brother. The gang shouts “A Love or No Love” in videos meant to...
  • Boy's shooting death a street lesson

    Boy's shooting death a street lesson
    Christina Brown peeked around a group of people who had gathered near her apartment and saw a boy lying dead down the block, shot three times as he walked near his home in Marquette Park. She disappeared but was back in minutes with her twin sister...