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Police: Man Killed In Far South Side Shooting

A man was killed in a shooting in the Washington Heights neighborhood on the Far South Side Monday night, police said.

07/01/2013

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2 Dead, 10 Wounded In Shootings Overnight

Two people were killed and at least 10 others were wounded by gunfire across Chicago since Tuesday evening.

06/12/2013

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Man On Bike Shot And Killed In Washington Heights

A man was shot to death as he was riding a bike in the Washington Heights neighborhood on the South Side Wednesday night.

05/09/2013

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1 Dead, 9 Wounded In Overnight Violence

One man was killed and nine were wounded in shootings across the city that began Wednesday afternoon and continued until just past midnight Thursday.

05/09/2013

Mount Vernon Elementary School in the Washington Heights neighborhood would be the "welcoming school" for students from nearby Marcus Garvey Elementary School, which is targeted for closing by the Chicago Public Schools. (Credit: CBS)

A Study In Contrasts For CPS School Closings In Washington Heights Neighborhood

They’re less than five blocks apart; two Chicago public schools, each more empty than full. Now, one has been marked for closing, stirring controversy in the Washington Heights neighborhood.

CBS 2–03/25/2013

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Man Dead After Washington Heights Fire

A man is dead following a fire in the Washington Heights neighborhood Sunday afternoon.

03/23/2013

A man died on I-57 after his car was run off a city street and slid down the expressway's embankment.

Fatal Hit-And-Run Sends Car Down Expressway Embankment

Several unanswered questions surrounding the death of a Chicago man, killed in a hit-and-run.

03/09/2013

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Man Killed In Washington Heights Shooting

Michael Powell, 24, was on the sidewalk in the 9100 block of South Ada Street about 5 p.m. when a shooter walked up and opened fire, authorities said.

02/19/2013

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Man Charged In Shooting Of Two Teens On Far South Side

Bond has been set at $200,000 for a 19-year-old man charged with the shooting this week of two boys in the Far South Side Washington Heights neighborhood.

10/27/2012

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Two Teens Wounded In South Side Shooting

Two teenagers were wounded in a Washington Heights shooting Thursday evening on South Side.

10/26/2012

Residents on the 10000 block of South Aberdeen Street say they've complained for three weeks about this manhole cover that no longer sits properly over its manhole, but crews that have responded have not fixed the problem (Supplied to CBS Chicago)

South Side Residents Upset Broken Manhole Cover Not Getting Fixed

Residents of a South Side neighborhood say it’s high-time somebody did something about a problem with a manhole cover.

CBS Chicago–07/30/2012

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1 Dead, 12 Wounded In Overnight Shootings

One teenage boy was killed and 12 others were injured in Chicago just between 9 p.m. Monday and 5 a.m. Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–07/24/2012

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Boy, 11, In Coma After Being Hit By Car On I-57

An 11-year-old boy suffered major head injuries and was in a coma after being hit by a car Sunday afternoon on I-57 in the Far South Side Washington Heights neighborhood, according to Illinois State Police.

07/22/2012

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Nine Wounded In Shootings Since Friday Night

At least nine people were hurt in shootings across the city late Friday into early Saturday.

07/14/2012

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Man Released After Shooting Girlfriend’s Ex-Husband

A man has been released without charges, after he shot and wounded his girlfriend’s ex-husband when the man stormed into her Far South Side home.

CBS Chicago–05/15/2012

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1 Dead, 2 Injured In Far South Side Shooting

Police were searching Friday morning for the shooter who killed one man was killed wounded two others on the city’s Far South Side.

CBS Chicago–04/13/2012

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Firefighter Injured In Far South Side Blaze

A firefighter was injured overnight when a fire broke out in the Far South Side’s Washington Heights neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–02/28/2012

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NAACP To Teach Homeowners About Foreclosure Rights

A local branch of the NAACP wants to make sure homeowners know their rights when it comes to foreclosure.

CBS 2–12/22/2011

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Man, 27, Shot Dead In Washington Heights Neighborhood

A 27-year-old man is dead after being shot in the South Side’s Washington Heights neighborhood Sunday evening.

CBS Chicago–10/03/2011

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Teen Shot, Killed By Police On South Side

Police shot and killed a suspect early Tuesday in the South Side’s Washington Heights neighborhood, after he pointed a gun at officers who had earlier witnessed another shooting involving the suspect.

CBS Chicago–07/19/2011

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