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Brighton Park

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  • Police: 2 dead in Southwest Side wreck

    Police: 2 dead in Southwest Side wreck
    A man and a woman died early Sunday morning when the sport-utility vehicle they were traveling in hit a utility pole on the Southwest Side, authorities said. The victims, who both appeared to be in their 20s, were dead on the scene in the 3700 block...
  • Boy seriously hurt, 6 others injured in SW Side crash

    Boy seriously hurt, 6 others injured in SW Side crash
    Seven people were injured, including a young boy who was seriously hurt, in a three-vehicle traffic crash in the Brighton Park neighborhood this morning, authorities said. The crash about 11:20 a.m. happened near 43rd Street and Western Avenue,...
  • Extra-alarm fire tears through Brighton Park warehouse

    Extra-alarm fire tears through Brighton Park warehouse
    Firefighters continued to douse hot spots this morning after an extra-alarm fire tore through a warehouse filled with stacks of wooden pallets in Brighton Park on the Southwest Side. No injuries were reported and firefighters were able to keep the 4-11...
  • West Englewood sees 5 homicides in 9 days

    West Englewood has logged five homicides so far this month including a double homicide last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. An 18-year-old man was found shot to death Monday in the 5900 block of South Winchester Avenue,...
  • Teen dies after being beaten on New Year's Day

    Teen dies after being beaten on New Year's Day
    A 17-year-old boy was pronounced dead today, after he was dragged out of a car on New Year's Day by two suspected gang members who beat him with a bottle and stole his vehicle in the Brighton Park neighborhood, police said. The attack happened on Jan....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Women comprise 12 percent of homicide victims in 2013

    Two women were killed in separate homicides Monday, bringing the total number of female homicide victims this year to 19, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. A 70-year-old woman was stabbed to death in the 1100 block of East 81st...
  • Cops find $500K in stolen goods at Southwest Side warehouse

    Cops find $500K in stolen goods at Southwest Side warehouse
    A half-million dollars worth of chocolate, liquor, auto parts and concrete garden fountains don’t just fall off a truck. But this morning about 9:45 a.m., Chicago police and other investigators served a warrant at a Brighton Park neighborhood...