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Marquette Park

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  • Attacker asks for victim by name before shooting him

    A man is in "guarded condition" after he was targeted and shot in the Marquette Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side Friday night, police said. About 8:30 p.m., a man went to a house in the 6400 block of South Talman Avenue, knocked on the door and...
  • Chicago woman's son missing in Japan

    Chicago woman's son missing in Japan
    Cynthia Clemons-Young has not been able to sleep for a week. It was the last time she heard from her son, who is now missing in Japan.   Her son, Edward Clemons, 25, had been teaching English and living near Sendai, a city battered by the earthquake. The...
  • Cops: 2 dead, half dozen wounded across city

    Cops: 2 dead, half dozen wounded across city
    Two young men were killed and six others, including a 12-year-old boy, were injured in several shootings during the current streak of unseasonably-warm weather. The evening's first fatal shooting hapened just before 9:50 p.m. Wednesday in the 3600...
  • 5 dead, 12 wounded in attacks across Chicago

    5 dead, 12 wounded in attacks across Chicago
    Five people were killed and at least 12 other people wounded in shootings Saturday night and Sunday morning across the city.  Police were questioning two suspects after Deering District officers were able to chase down the occupants of a car who fired on...
  • Gun goes off, injures 5-year-old jumping on bed

    Gun goes off, injures 5-year-old jumping on bed
    A 5-year-old girl was injured early Saturday morning when a gun hidden between mattresses in a Marquette Park neighborhood home discharged as she was jumping on the bed, police said. The girl was in good condition after being taken to Comer Children&...
  • Cops: Charges filed after girl, 4, shot in ankle while jumping on bed

    Cops: Charges filed after girl, 4, shot in ankle while jumping on bed
    Charges have been filed after a 4-year-old girl was injured early Saturday morning when a gun hidden between mattresses in a Marquette Park neighborhood home discharged as she was jumping on the bed, police said. Jarquise Upton, 21 of the 6400 block of...
  • Autopsy: Marquette Park man was strangled in homicide

    Autopsy: Marquette Park man was strangled in homicide
    A 68-year-old man who was found dead in his Marquette Park home last night was strangled and his death was ruled a homicide, officials said today. Isaac Hopgood, of the 6300 block of South Campbell Avenue, was found dead in his bed at 10:15 p.m. Thursday...
  • 1 dead, 8 wounded in overnight shootings

    1 dead, 8 wounded in overnight shootings
    At least nine people were shot between 11:10 p.m. Saturday and 5 a.m. Sunday, according to Chicago police, including four outside a West Side club about 3 a.m. Three men and a woman were shot outside The Supper Club on the 2700 block of West Madison...
  • Man shot in the head in Marquette Park neighborhood, 2 others shot on South Side

    Man shot in the head in Marquette Park neighborhood, 2 others shot on South Side
    A 26-year-old man died Thursday evening after being shot on the South Side in the Marquette Park neighborhood, police said. The shooting happened at 8 p.m. on the 6400 block of South Francisco Avenue, said Chicago Police News Affairs Officer VeeJay Zala....
  • Teen dies in shooting but doctors deliver son: 'The baby is fighting for his life'

    Teen dies in shooting but doctors deliver son: 'The baby is fighting for his life'
    A teenager six months pregnant was shot and killed in the Marquette Park neighborhood on the South Side, but doctors were able to deliver her son, authorities said. "The baby is pretty much fighting for his life," Debbie Jefferson said of her grandson....
  • 2 dead, 2 wounded in South Side shootings

    2 dead, 2 wounded in South Side shootings
    Two men were left dead and two teens wounded Wednesday night in shootings in the  Marquette Park and Englewood neighborhoods. Chicago police discovered a man in his mid-20s lying unresponsive on the ground at about 9:50 p.m. Wednesday in the 2600 block...
  • West Elsdon forges a new identity

    West Elsdon forges a new identity
    To thousands of traveling Chicagoans, West Elsdon is the neighborhood they glimpse on their way to catch a plane at Midway International Airport. But for some 18,000 working-class residents, it's home. Even with its proximity to the airport, West...