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A Mercury Mountaineer similar to the one used in South Shore robberies by a man pretending to be a federal officer. (Photo from Chicago Police)

Man Posing As Federal Agent Robbing People On South Side

The man approaches victims in a tan SUV, pulls over to talk to people on the sidewalk and identifies himself as an agent or “Officer Franklin,” according to a community alert from Area South detectives.

09/27/2013

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Delivery Driver Shot In South Deering

The 39-year-old man was making a delivery at a home near East 99th Street and South Paxton Avenue when a gunman emerged from a gangway and opened fire.

09/23/2013

Carl Morris (Credit: Chicago Police)

Downstate Man Charged In 2007 Murder In South Shore

A downstate Illinois man was denied bond Friday for allegedly fatally shooting a teenage boy in the South Shore neighborhood in 2007.

08/16/2013

Chicago Animal Care & Control workers remove two pit bulls from a house in the 9100 block of South Paxton Avenue on Aug. 14, 2014, several days after squatters abandoned the animals there. (Credit: Mike Krauser)

Dogs Rescued From House Where Squatters Abandoned Them

Three Animal Care & Control workers went into the home in the 9100 block of South Paxton Avenue through a broken window, and captured the dogs using snares

WBBM Newsradio–08/14/2013

Dog Teeth (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Squatters Abandon Dogs In Calumet Heights House

Animal welfare workers are planning to remove a pair of dogs that were apparently abandoned by their owners and locked inside an empty house.

08/13/2013

Chicago Police vehicle. (Credit: CBS)

8 Wounded In Citywide Shootings Overnight

At least eight people have been wounded in shootings throughout the city since Thursday night.

08/09/2013

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Two Wounded, One Critically, In South Shore Shooting

The two were outside in the 6700 block of South Paxton Avenue at 11 p.m. when two male gunmen approached on foot and opened fire.

08/09/2013

Paxton Avenue Stabbing

Girl, 15, Stabbed In Leg In Fight In South Shore

A 15-year-old girl was hospitalized Tuesday morning, after being stabbed in the leg in a fight with three other girls in the South Shore neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–08/21/2012