| Apr 12, 2013
| 11:51 AM
The body of a man was pulled out of a lagoon at Marquette Park this morning, officials said.
The Chicago Police Marine Unit was called to the park on the 6700 block of South Kedzie Avenue after someone spotted the body in the water, said Police News...
| Apr 7, 2013
Two years before his assassination, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. rented an apartment in Chicago. At the time, blacks and whites here lived lives as firmly separated as in the Deep South, where his civil rights crusade had begun. African-Americans faced...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 7:08 PM
A 30-year-old man was shot in the head Sunday morning after a confrontation over a car that was double-parked, police said.
The shooting happened about 3:30 a.m. in the 7100 block of South Maplewood Avenue in the Marquette Park neighborhood, police...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 5:31 AM
Two men kidnapped a 15-year-old girl in the Marquette Park neighborhood but she was able to escape after they drove into an alley, according to police.
The two covered the girl's eyes and carried her to their car in the 6600 block of South California...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 12:47 PM
The list of Hollywood actors who have flirted with playing in bands is a long and dubious one, from Don Johnson and Bruce Willis to Juliette Lewis and Russell Crowe. It’s difficult to see any of these “musical” endeavors as anything...
| Jun 23, 2013
Gerry Henaghan was 9 years old when she started volunteering at the Special Olympics.
"We were at Marquette Park and I had a cousin competing, so my sister and I started helping out," Henaghan says. "That was 1976."
She never stopped helping, and...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 2:24 PM
Chicago police have issued a community alert today after a man sexually assaulted a woman in the Marquette Park neighborhood recently.
The incident happened on March 7, in the 2400 block of West 65th Street at about 6:30 a.m., police said.
| Mar 17, 2013
| 1:14 PM
A man has sexually assaulted a second victim in the Marquette Park neighborhood, police said.
The attack took place about 10:20 p.m. Saturday in the 6500 block of South Campbell Avenue on the Southwest Side, police said. A 15-year-old girl was walking...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 5:45 AM
A man was shot to death in the Marquette Park neighborhood and at least four other people were wounded in shootings across Chicago overnight.
Police discovered the dead man around 10:30 p.m. in the 6300 block of South Francisco Avenue, a few doors north...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 9:15 AM
Update: Monique Crawford was located safe and unharmed, police said Thursday.
Police are asking for the public's help finding a 12-year-old girl who went missing Monday from the South Side in the city's Marquette Park neighborhood.
| May 23, 2013
| 3:56 AM
CTA buses were involved in two crashes overnight, one in the South East Ravenswood neighborhood on the North Side and the other in the Marquette Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side.
Five people were injured but none seriously, authorities said....
| May 8, 2013
| 4:38 PM
At least two people were wounded this evening in a shooting on the South Side in the city's Marquette Park neighborhood.
Shortly after 6 p.m., Chicago Fire Department paramedics responded to the 6200 block of South Artesian Avenue where two people...