| May 5, 2013
| 5:00 AM
A woman was lodged under a police car in the Marquette Park neighborhood after the motorcycle she was on crashed into the car early Sunday morning.
The driver of the motorcycle, a 40-year-old man, was thrown over the top of the bike, police said. He...
| Apr 21, 2013
| 6:38 PM
The body pulled from the Marquette Park lagoon on Chicago's Southwest Side last week was a 14-year-old boy who had been missing since March, according to authorities.
Police and the Cook County medical examiner's office initially said the person found...
| Apr 21, 2013
| 5:53 AM
A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk.
• The body pulled from the Marquette Park lagoon on the Southwest Side last week was that of a 14-year-old boy, according to authorities. Read more
• Three people were shot overnight...
| 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...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 3:35 AM
Two people found in car that hit a tree in the Marquette Park neighborhood had been shot, apparently more than a mile away, authorities said.
In all, three people were taken to local hospitals following the crash near Maplewood and Columbus Avenues on...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 7:44 PM
An unidentified male was killed and three others were wounded this evening in separate shootings on the city's South, Southwest and West sides, officials said.
The deadly shooting involved an unidentified male victim who was shot just before 5:30 p.m. on...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 11:19 AM
Deonte Malone woke his brother Wednesday afternoon to say he was stepping out for a while.
That's the last time his family saw the 15-year-old boy alive. At 9 p.m. they got a call from authorities saying Deonte was found shot to death on the street...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 8:00 PM
An autopsy is planned Thursday for a 15-year-old boy who was shot to death on the Southwest Side.
The shooting happened around 5:30 p.m. near 65th and Mozart in the Marquette Park neighborhood.
Witnesses tell police they heard gunshots then saw Deonte...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 4:11 PM
The live Christmas tree that gave so much delight over the holidays can keep giving to gardens and landscaping next year if it is mulched into ground cover as part of the city recycling program.
From Jan. 7 until Jan. 20 Chicago residents can drop off...
| Jan 1, 2012
| 3:59 AM
Chicago police shot and killed a man in the Marquette Park neighborhood after chasing him down an alley and into a gangway about 12:10 a.m. Sunday, according to officials.
Chicago Lawn District officers heard gunfire in the vicinity of 72nd Street and...