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Marquette Park

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  • Boys, 14 and 15, shot in Marquette Park neighborhood

    Boys, 14 and 15, shot in Marquette Park neighborhood
    A pair of gunmen opened fire on two teenage boys, seriously wounding them in the Marquette Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side, authorities said. The boys, 14 and 15, were shot in the 6500 block of South California Avenue at about 9:15 p.m....
  • 25 people shot, one dead, across city

    25 people shot, one dead, across city
    More than two dozen people were shot across the city between late Saturday afternoon and early Sunday morning. One died and several others are in critical condition in shootings that left  a total of 25 people injured, according to police. A 6-year-old...
  • 1 killed, 3 hurt in separate double shootings on SW Side

    1 killed, 3 hurt in separate double shootings on SW Side
    A man was fatally shot and his uncle critically wounded late Monday in a shooting on the Southwest Side less than a half hour after a separate double shooting less than a mile away, Chicago police said. The shootings didn't appear related, authorites...
  • 1 dead in two Marquette Park double shootings

    1 dead in two Marquette Park double shootings
    One man was killed and three others were wounded within minutes of one another in the same neighborhood. 31-year-old Willie Stallworth and his 54-year-old uncle were approached by someone with a gun on the 7100 block of South Western Avenue in the...
  • 2 dead, 5 wounded in evening shootings

    2 dead, 5 wounded in evening shootings
    Two men died of multiple gunshot wounds and five others were wounded, including a pregnant 17-year-old girl,  in several shootings across the city late Monday into this morning, authorities said. A 20-year-old Markham man was shot multiple times just...
  • Police to combat gun violence with overtime

    Police to combat gun violence with overtime
    Some Chicago police officers will be putting in extra hours on the clock to tackle the uptick of gun violence across the city. It's part of the new Violence Reduction Overtime Initiative by the Chicago Police Department. According to a memo obtained...
  • Boy drowns while celebrating graduation from 8th grade

    Boy drowns while celebrating graduation from 8th grade
    Jorge Sosa had just graduated from eighth grade and decided to celebrate with friends by going to North Avenue beach Tuesday. “He got up and he went outside with his friends where he was playing,’’ the 14-year-old boy's aunt said....
  • Man with dementia missing on Southwest Side

    Man with dementia missing on Southwest Side
    A man with dementia disappeared from his Southwest Side home about 10 p.m. Wednesday, according to Chicago police. James Gardner, 71, was last seen in a royal-blue long-sleeve shirt, light-blue jeans, and black shoes with white soles in the Marquette...
  • Missing man safe thanks to Chicago Police officer, Tribune

    Missing man safe thanks to Chicago Police officer, Tribune
    A man with dementia is safely back with his family today thanks to an alert police officer, a mobile phone and a story on the Chicago Tribune Breaking News page. Deering District Officer Dominick Catinella used his iPhone to check the Breaking News...
  • 5 injured in Marquette Park accident

    5 injured in Marquette Park accident
    A motor vehicle accident in the Marquette Park neighborhood this afternoon left five people hospitalized, officials said. The accident happened shortly after 3 p.m. on the 7200 block of South Kedzie Avenue, according to Chicago Fire Department officials....
  • 11 displaced but unharmed in Marquette Park fire

    11 displaced but unharmed in Marquette Park fire
    Eleven people, including four children, were displaced by a late night fire that swept through a Marquette Park home, authorities said. All of the victims escaped injury from the fire in a two-flat in the 6900 block of South Talman Avenue that was...
  • Man dies in 'targeted' Marquette Park shooting

    Man dies in 'targeted' Marquette Park shooting
    A 21-year-old man was shot and killed a block from his Marquette Park neighborhood home in what appeared to be a targeted attack, authorities said. Killed was Samuel Patterson, of the 6300 block of South Artesian Avenue, according to the Cook County...