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Upscale dining, Isaac Hayes singing in Washington Park, new art galleries and front-row seats to the Bud Billiken parade are just some of the amenities available to residents in historic Bronzeville on the city's South Side. Read more about Bronzeville.
Upscale dining, Isaac Hayes singing in Washington Park, new art galleries and front-row seats to the Bud Billiken parade are just some of the amenities available to residents in historic Bronzeville on the city's South Side. Read more about Bronzeville. « Show less

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  • Charges upgraded to murder in beating, biting of elderly man

    Charges upgraded to murder in beating, biting of elderly man
    Chicago police say an attack on a Bronzeville street has gone from robbery to murder. An elderly man was beaten and bitten - yes, bitten - for the $10 he had in his hand. Police are looking for a suspect who is well-known in that neighborhood. The 76-...
  • 'Shameless' star Emmy Rossum on Chicago: 'I like the energy'

    'Shameless' star Emmy Rossum on Chicago: 'I like the energy'
    The cast and crew of Showtime's "Shameless" are back in Chicago this week, filming scenes for the upcoming second season of the hit drama. The weather's being a lot more cooperative this time around. Emmy Rossum, who plays Fiona Gallagher, reminded me...
  • Life for Christmas slaying: 'You have a heart that is malignant'

    Life for Christmas slaying: 'You have a heart that is malignant'
    Ralph Elliott had volunteered to pick up food for the Christmas Eve party he and his wife had hosted for more than 50 years. But as he stepped into his car with an armload of chicken at a Popeye's restaurant in Chicago's Bronzeville neighborhood, Elliott...
  • Two teens injured in separate South, West Side shootings

    Two teens injured in separate South, West Side shootings
    Two teens were wounded in separate shootings on the city's South and West Sides, police said. A 17-year-old boy was shot and seriously wounded in the Bronzeville neighborhood at about 5:40 p.m. in the 600 block of East 45th Street, near St. Lawrence...
  • Cops interrupt shooting in Bronzeville neighborhood

    Cops interrupt shooting in Bronzeville neighborhood
    Police shot at a man who was later taken into custody after they interrupted a shooting that left a 22-year-old seriously wounded in Bronzeville this afternoon. Police were responding to a shots fired call near Champlain Avenue and 47th Street when...
  • 19-year-old charged in Bronzeville shooting

    19-year-old charged in Bronzeville shooting
    A 19-year-old man has been charged with a shooting in Bronzeville and pointing his gun at police as they responded to the scene on Friday, according to police. Anthony Robinson faces one count of aggravated assault on a police officer and one count of...
  • 2 killed in separate shootings on West, South sides

    2 killed in separate shootings on West, South sides
    Two men were shot dead Wednesday in separate attacks on the South and West sides of the city, authorities said. In the latest slaying, a gunman riding a bicycle shot a 21-year-old in the head on a rear porch behind the victim's home in the 700 block of...
  • Shootings wound 3 in South Austin, 2 others on South Side

    Shootings wound 3 in South Austin, 2 others on South Side
    Five men were shot across the city since 4 p.m. Saturday, according to Chicago police, including three in the South Austin neighborhood on the West Side. Someone approached a 21-year-old who was on a bicycle and tried to rob him about 1:50 a.m. in the...
  • Police: Woman's death called homicide, 1 held

    Police: Woman's death called homicide, 1 held
    Authorities are interviewing a person of interest after police responding to a battery found a woman dead of an apparent homicide in her Bronzeville neighborhood home this morning. Katrina Rogers, 38, of the 5000 block of South Prairie Avenue, was dead...
  • Mother Butter's: South side popcorn shop offers more than 30 varieties

    Mother Butter's: South side popcorn shop offers more than 30 varieties
    On tonight's WGN News at Five, we're heading to one of Chicago's other popcorn shops. We went to talk to Jennifer and Tim Donnelly, the husband and wife team at Mother Butter's in Bronzeville. The shop is located just steps fromU.S. Cellular Field on...
  • Chicago's rap pack

    Chicago's rap pack
    Kiara Johnson did not plan on a rap career. In fact, she had never before rapped on record when her cousin, Donta Moye, 23, who produces music under the name Block on da Trakk, asked her to record a track at his house last summer. Johnson, then 18, of...