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Sketch of suspect who sexually assaulted two women and a teen Wednesday in the Washington Park neighborhood.(sketch from Chicago Police)

Search Resumes For Suspect In Washington Heights Attacks

Police have resumed searching for a man suspected of raping two women and a teenage girl in Washington Heights early Wednesday, and hiding in another girl’s closet, after determining a “person of interest” they were questioning was not responsible for the crimes.

10/10/2013

Chicago police search an alley for evidence, after two women and a teenage girl were raped in the Washington Heights neighborhood. The same suspect also allegedly broke into a family's home, and hid in an 11-year-old girl's closet. (Credit: CBS)

Police Question ‘Person Of Interest’ In Washington Heights Rapes, Break-In

All of the attacks happened within a three-block radius in the Washington Heights neighborhood.

10/09/2013

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Two Shot In Drive-By Near South Side Gas Station

The man and woman were walking outside a gas station in the 8900 block of South Ashland Avenue around 2 a.m. when someone in a dark-colored sedan driving by opened fire.

09/11/2013

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Motorist Shot In Washington Heights

The man was driving eastbound in the 900 block of West 96th Street about 9:40 p.m. when someone inside a black SUV pulled up next to him and fired shots into the van.

09/06/2013

File Photo Of A Handgun (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Woman Shot Near South Side Elementary School

The 18-year-old woman was walking with a male friend in the 1000 block of West 97th Street about 2:50 p.m. when she heard shots and realized she had been hit.

08/30/2013

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Father In Custody For Murder Of Infant

The father of a 3-month-old Washington Heights boy who died Sunday has been arrested in connection with the infant’s death, police said.

08/29/2013

Washington Heights Infant’s Death Ruled A Homicide

The state Department of Children & Family Services and Chicago Police are investigating the death of Tayshaun Dyson, who was found unresponsive at his home in the 8900 block of South Throop Street.

08/28/2013

Preston Smith suffered a gash on his left hand when his longtime friend Anthony Metcalf attacked him with a chainsaw. (Credit: CBS)

Chainsaw Attack Victim Forgives Friend, But Won’t Forget

Preston Smith said he didn’t see it coming when Anthony Metcalf, his friend and neighbor of 30 years, slashed his hand with a chainsaw early Wednesday.

08/23/2013

Blood stains the SUV and driveway where a man attacked a longtime friend and neighbor with a chainsaw. (Credit: CBS)

Man Arrested After Allegedly Attacking Friend With Chainsaw

A 50-year-old man accused of attacking his longtime friend and neighbor with a chainsaw was taken into custody overnight.

08/22/2013

Blood stains the SUV and driveway where a man attacked a longtime friend and neighbor with a chainsaw. (Credit: CBS)

Man Attacks Neighbor With Chainsaw In Washington Heights

The two men – who have been neighbors for about 30 years – were arguing around 1 a.m. near 103rd and Carpenter streets when one of them picked up a chainsaw.

08/21/2013

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6 Dead, 28 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

The most recent fatal shooting happened a few minutes before 10 p.m. Sunday night in the Washington Heights neighborhood.

08/19/2013

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1 Dead, 1 Wounded In Washington Heights Shooting

The shooting happened about 9:53 p.m. near 93rd and Elizabeth streets.

08/19/2013

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2 Killed, 11 Wounded In Overnight Shootings

The first shooting of the evening happened about 7:15 p.m. Thursday, when two men were shot while at a stoplight in the South Side Calumet Heights neighborhood.

08/16/2013

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Man Found Shot To Death In Car In Washington Heights

A man who was shot to death while driving was found slumped over in the driver’s seat of a car after striking a planter box in the Washington Heights neighborhood late Thursday.

08/16/2013

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Eight Wounded In Citywide Gun Violence

The most recent shooting occurred in South Chicago, when two people were wounded by gunfire in the 8000 block of South Manistee Avenue about 6:35 a.m.

07/18/2013

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South Side Residents Say They Weren’t Notified Of West Nile Spraying

For the first time this summer, workers are spraying on the Northwest and Southwest Sides because mosquitoes there tested positive for the illness. But some residents say they weren’t notified about the spraying, reports CBS 2’s Mike Parker.

07/17/2013

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City Sprays For Mosquitos On South, Northwest Sides

Now that mosquitoes in portions of the northwest and southwest sides have tested positive for the West Nile virus spraying will take place overnight.

07/17/2013

Jessica J. Deshazer (Photo from police News Affairs)

Police Searching For South Side Teen Missing For 8 Days

Police are looking for a woman who went missing from the South Side Washington Heights area this month.

07/16/2013

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Woman, Boy Hurt In Washington Heights Fire

A woman and an 11-year-old boy were taken to the hospital early Tuesday, after a fire at a home on the Far South Side.

07/16/2013

File Photo Of A Handgun (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Man Shot And Killed In Washington Heights

A man was shot and killed trying to outrun a gunman who opened fire on a group of people in a vehicle Monday night in the South Side Washington Heights neighborhood.

07/02/2013

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