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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

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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

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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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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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