• Gresham Fatal Fire 12 hours ago

    Deaths of Mother, Daughter in Gresham Fire Ruled Homicides Due to Arson

    The deaths of a mother and her daughter who were killed in a fire Sunday in Gresham have been ruled homicides. Ieashia Ford, 34, and her daughter Porche Stinson Ford, 15, both died of injuries from inhaling combustible products “due to house fire due to arson,” according to autopsy results released Tuesday by the Cook County medical examiner’s office. Their…

  • gresham Mar 1

    Chicago Police Leading Probe Into Fire That Killed Mother, 10-Year-old Girl

    The Chicago Police Department’s Bomb and Arson unit is investigating a Sunday morning house fire that killed a woman and her 10-year-old daughter in Chicago’s Gresham neighborhood, according to the Chicago Fire Department.

  • gresham Feb 28

    2 Dead, 4 Hurt in Gresham Fire, Authorities Say

    Two people have died and four others were hurt in a house fire early Sunday morning in Chicago’s Gresham neighborhood, fire officials say. Firefighters were called to the home in the 8600 block of South Hermitage early Sunday morning, and upon arrival they discovered six individuals inside of the building. Two of the victims, including a 10-year-old girl, were taken…

  • gresham Jan 25

    5-Year-Old Girl Shot in Chicago's Gresham Neighborhood, Police Say

    Two people, including a 5-year-old girl, were shot in Chicago’s Gresham neighborhood on Sunday evening, according to police. Officials say that the two individuals, a 26-year-old man and the young girl, were sitting in a vehicle in the 900 block of West 76th Street at approximately 5:51 p.m. when they heard gunfire. After the shooting, the man drove the girl…

  • gresham Jan 6

    3 Hurt in High-Speed Gresham Crash

    A man will be issued citations after crashing head-on with another car Tuesday in Gresham, sending two women and himself to the hospital. A 21-year-old man was speeding north on Ashland Avenue about 2:10 p.m. when he crashed head-on with a Jeep Cherokee at 76th Street, according to Chicago police. Photos of the scene showed the Jeep crashed into a…

  • gresham Dec 4, 2020

    Man Injured in Gresham Apartment Fire

    A 35-year-old man was injured in an apartment fire early Friday in Gresham on the South Side. About 12:55 a.m, a fire started in his 2nd-floor apartment in the 7600 block of South Marshfield Avenue, Chicago police said. The man suffered burns to his hands and was transported to Holy Cross Hospital in fair condition, police said. No other injuries...

  • Chicago Police Nov 27, 2020

    Chicago Police Officer Hurt, Driver Injured in Gresham Crash Thursday

    A Chicago police officer was taken to an area hospital and another individual was hospitalized after a crash involving multiple vehicles on the city’s South Side Thursday evening. According to police, a 56-year-old man was driving southbound in the 7800 block of South Halsted at approximately 7:37 p.m. when he struck a marked Chicago police vehicle that was parked on…

  • Chicago Police Nov 21, 2020

    5 Hurt in Gresham Shooting Early Saturday, Chicago Police Say

    Chicago police say five people were injured in a shooting on the city’s South Side early Saturday morning. At approximately 2:13 a.m., the individuals were standing on a sidewalk in the 7900 block of South Justine in the city’s Gresham neighborhood when a person opened fire, striking all five victims. Police say three of the victims, a 31-year-old woman,...

  • Chicago Fire Department Oct 28, 2020

    2 in Critical Condition After Carbon Monoxide Leak Inside Gresham Home, CFD Says

    Two adults are in critical condition after being overcome by carbon monoxide fumes inside a home on Chicago’s South Side Tuesday evening. According to officials, Chicago firefighters were called to the Gresham home in the 8500 block of South Ada after receiving reports of high levels of carbon monoxide inside the residence. When they arrived, they found two individuals inside…

  • Chicago Shootings Feb 7, 2020

    Police Say Argument Led to Shooting in Gresham

    A 39-year-old man is recovering at Christ Hospital in Oak Lawn after he was shot while standing in the 8100 block of South Racine, Chicago police say. Police say it happened just before noon Thursday in the city’s Gresham neighborhood. The victim began to argue with an unknown man when the victim punched the man. Upon being punched, the offender…

  • gresham Jan 24, 2020

    Man Killed After Being Struck by Car, Tow Truck in Gresham

    A man died Thursday after being hit by a car and a tow truck in Gresham on the South Side.

  • gresham Jan 21, 2020

    Community Alert Issued After Gresham Apartment Burglaries

    Police are warning South Siders of a series of burglaries to apartments reported in recent weeks in Gresham. In each case, someone entered the apartment though a window or back door, Chicago police said. Once inside, the burglars took items including wallets, purses, televisions, jewelry, cellphones, iPads and video game consoles. The burglaries happened: Between 6:30 a.m. and 2:15 p.m….

  • gresham Jan 20, 2020

    Apartment Burglaries Reported in Gresham

    Chicago police are warning residents of a series of apartment burglaries reported in January in the Gresham neighborhood on the South Side. According to a community alert, offenders are breaking in through a window or rear door. Offenders have taken wallets, purses, televisions, jewelry, cell phones, Apple iPads, video game systems and other items. Police say burglaries happened: Between 11:00…

  • gresham Jan 16, 2020

    Man Killed in Shooting Near St. Sabina, Hours After Anti-Violence March

    A man was shot and killed Wednesday night just steps from Chicago’s St. Sabina Church, hours after a crowd had gathered there for an anti-violence march.

  • St. Sabina Jan 16, 2020

    Man Killed in Shooting Near St. Sabina, Hours After Anti-Violence March

    A man was shot and killed Wednesday night just steps from Chicago’s St. Sabina Church, hours after a crowd had gathered there for an anti-violence march. Lauren Petty reports.

  • gresham Jan 15, 2020

    Fire Near Bus Yard Prompts HazMat Response in Gresham

    A fire broke out Tuesday near a school bus yard in Gresham, prompting a hazardous materials response in the South Side neighborhood. The fire happened about 10:56 p.m. at a vacant building in the 8500 block of South Vincennes Avenue, according to the Chicago Fire Department. Buses with Sunrise Transportation, located at 8500 S. Vincennes Ave., were parked next to…

  • gresham Jan 15, 2020

    Fire Near Bus Yard Prompts HazMat Response

    A fire broke out Tuesday near a school bus yard in Gresham, prompting a hazardous materials response in the South Side neighborhood. Sandra Torres reports.

  • gresham Jan 3, 2020

    Driver in Custody After Head-On Crash With CPD Vehicle

    A man is in custody after allegedly causing a head-on crash with a police vehicle Thursday in Gresham on the South Side. Officers were northbound in a marked squad car about 6 p.m. in the 8400 block of South Vincennes Avenue when a southbound Mitsubishi swerved into oncoming traffic and truck the police vehicle head-on, Chicago police said. The officers…

  • gresham Jan 1, 2020

    Armed Robbers Target South Side Fast Food Restaurants

    Police are warning South Side residents of armed robberies at fast food restaurants last month in Gresham. In each case, two male suspects wearing ski masks entered the establishment, displayed a long rifle and demanded money from the register, Chicago police said in a community alert. The robberies happened: At 8:30 p.m. Dec. 21, 2019 in the 8300 block of…

  • Brainerd Dec 28, 2019

    Thieves Target CTA Bus Passengers in Gresham, Brainerd

    Police are warning South Side CTA riders about a string of thefts on buses and at bus stops this month in Gresham and Brainerd. In most cases, a male suspect snatched property from female passengers and ran away, Chicago police said. In one incident, the suspect stole items at gunpoint. The thefts happened: At 7 p.m. Dec. 4 in the…

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