Calumet Heights

Man Struck By Truck In South Side Crosswalk Dies

A Calumet Heights neighborhood man who was critically injured Saturday morning when he was struck by a truck while he was crossing a South Side street has died.


Police tape marks the scene of where human remains were found in an abandoned Calumet Heights property. (CBS)

Neighbors Say City Paid Little Attention To Weeded Property, Until Body Was Found

CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports neighbors are asking why it takes so long to get derelict properties cleaned up.


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Utility Worker Discovers Decomposed Body On South Side

An autopsy will be performed on a female body found in the Calumet Heights neighborhood.


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3 Dead, At Least 5 Wounded In Weekend Violence

Three people have been killed and at least another five wounded in gun violence throughout Chicago this weekend.


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33 Shot — 3 Fatally — Over Holiday Weekend

At least 33 people were shot – three of them fatally – around the city over the Labor Day holiday weekend.


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2 Dead, 15 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

At least 17 people have been wounded – two fatally – in shootings around the city since Friday night.


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Man Killed In Calumet Heights Shooting

A man was shot and killed early Sunday, found slumped over the wheel of his vehicle in the South Side Calumet Heights neighborhood.


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Man Shot, Killed In Calumet Heights Neighborhood

A man was found fatally shot early Sunday in the South Side Calumet Heights neighborhood.


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23 Hurt In Shootings Across Chicago This Weekend

At least 18 people — including a 15-year-old boy shot during an armed robbery attempt — were wounded in weekend shootings across the city.


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Man, 75, And Woman, 62, Found Brutally Murdered Blocks Apart

Police remained on the scene Wednesday morning after two people over the age of 60 were found brutally murdered in their homes about six blocks away from each other on East 90th Street.

CBS Chicago–06/27/2012

Ornate brass mailbox slots like this are being targeted by thieves in one South Side neighborhood. (CBS)

Brass Mailbox Slots Not Safe In One Chicago Neighborhood

Ornate brass mailbox slots are being ripped out of South Side homes, to be sold for scrap metal. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.

CBS Chicago–05/28/2012

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56-Year-Old Man Dies In Crash On Far South Side

A 56-year-old man died Tuesday afternoon when the car he was driving struck another vehicle head-on in the Far South Side Calumet Heights neighborhood.


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Dorothy Brown’s Home Damaged In Fire

Investigators are trying to determine what caused a fire that damaged the Calumet Heights home of Cook County Clerk of the Circuit Court Dorothy Brown Friday night on the South Side.


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3 Women Wounded By Shotgun Fire In Calumet Heights

Three women are recovering after being wounded by shotgun fire in the South Side’s Calumet Heights neighborhood Monday evening.

CBS Chicago–10/11/2011

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Two Firefighters Hurt Battling Calumet Heights Blaze

Two firefighters were injured while battling an attic fire in the South Side Calumet Heights neighborhood Monday evening.


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5 Wounded In Broad Daylight Shootings Across City

Five people were injured in a rash of shootings Wednesday, all of which happened in broad daylight.

CBS Chicago–07/14/2011

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Man With Alzheimer’s Missing On South Side

Police are searching for a 68-year-old man who has gone missing from the Calumet Heights neighborhood on the South Side.


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Person Of Interest Released After Woman Shot In Face

A person of interest who was being questioned about a shooting that wounded a woman in the face in the South Side Calumet Heights neighborhood late Friday has been released without being charged.


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Woman Shot In Face, Seriously Wounded

CHICAGO (STMW) – A 43-year-old woman was seriously injured when she was shot in the face in the South Side Calumet Heights neighborhood late Friday, police said.