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  • Man's body pulled from lagoon at Marquette Park

     Man's body pulled from lagoon at Marquette Park
    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...
  • Martin Luther King Jr. brought the fight to Chicago

    Martin Luther King Jr. brought the fight to Chicago
    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...
  • Man, 18, fatally shot in Marquette Park

     
    Chicago police were conducting a homicide investigation into the fatal shooting Sunday afternoon of an 18-year-old man in the Marquette Park neighborhood, officials said. The victim was identified as Marcus Miller, of the 7200 block of South Francisco...
  • Teen shot dead in Marquette Park neighborhood

     
    A homicide investigation was under way after a 17-year-old boy was shot and killed in the Southwest Side's Marquette Park neighborhood on Sunday evening, according to Chicago police.The victim was identified this morning by the Cook County medical...
  • Marquette Park teen killed in shooting had hopes for college

     
    LaVerne McDonald laid a red rose in the grass on today near a spot of blood where her 17-year-old neighbor was fatally shot the night before. "We're losing our children fast," said McDonald, who saw two sons violently killed in the '90s. Montreal...
  • Teen shot to death in Marquette Park identified

     
    Police work the scene of the shooting on Sunday night. (For the Tribune / Eric Clark) A 15-year-old boy who was shot and killed Sunday night in the Southwest Side's Marquette Park neighborhood was identified this morning as Cornell Henderson, a student at...
  • 3 shot in Marquette Park

     
    Three people, including a 16-year-old girl who was seriously injured, were shot in Marquette Park tonight, authorities said.Police responded to a call of shots fired in the park on Kedzie Avenue just south of 67th Street about 8:45 p.m., said Chicago...
  • Funerals set for Marquette Park shooting victims

     
    Funeral plans were announced for the wife and infant son of a Wisconsin man accused of fatally shooting them and two nieces last week. Twanda Thompson, 19 and Jihad Larry, 7 months, Keleasha Larry, 3, and Keyshai Fields, 16. (Family photos)The wake for...
  • Funeral held for 2 victims of Marquette Park shootings

     
    At a funeral for a mother and infant son slain more than a week ago, Keshia Larry told a packed West Side church this morning that she wished she had listened to her brother's strange ramblings prior to a fatal shooting that claimed their lives. Just...
  • Plant yourself at a garden sale

    Plant yourself at a garden sale
    Plant sales offer splendid opportunities to buy a variety of plants – often unusual and/or heirloom varieties hard to find anywhere else, and a chance to talk shop with fellow gardeners. Most sales are held rain or shine; each listing has contact...
  • Man charged in 2009 slaying

    Man charged in 2009 slaying
    An 18-year-old Southwest Side man has been charged with a 2009 slaying after members of the Chicago Police Department's Cold Case Unit reinterviewed witnesses and identified him as a suspect, police said. Terrance Tucker, of the 2400 block of West...