Washington Heights

Police: Two Men Wanted For Armed Robberies Of Delivery DriversThe robberies occurred at 9 p.m. Sept. 28 in the 8900 block of South Carpenter Street and at 9:15 p.m. July 9 in the 9100 block of South Racine Avenue, according to a community alert from Chicago Police.
Boy, 15, Shot In Washington Heights A 15-year-old boy was shot Saturday night in the Washington Heights neighborhood on the South Side.
Man Wounded In Washington Heights ShootingAbout 7:55 p.m., the 19-year-old was shot in the heel in the 9400 block of South Green Street, police said.
Man Charged With Fatal Hit-And-Run In Washington HeightsThomas Hicks, 26, faces one felony count of failure to report an accident involving a death, according to a statement from Chicago Police.
3 Killed, 31 Wounded In Weekend Shootings Across ChicagoThe most recent fatal shooting happened about 1 a.m. Sunday. Two boys, ages 16 and 17, were standing on the sidewalk in the 8200 block of South Ingleside when someone walked up and fired shots at them. The younger boy suffered a gunshot wound to the chest and was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center where he died.
Off-Duty Chicago Police Officer Dies After Motorcycle CrashTuesday afternoon, 35-year-old Jonathan Ho was riding a motorcycle at 95th Street and Vincennes Avenue, when it collided with another vehicle, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
9 Killed, 53 Wounded In Holiday Weekend ShootingsFourth of July weekend shootings have left nine people dead — including a 7-year-old boy — and at least 53 others injured since Thursday evening.
Man, 35, Found Shot To Death In Washington HeightsAbout 7 p.m., officers found the man shot several times in the head and chest in the 9200 block of South Aberdeen Street, police said.
Man Shot In Face In Washington HeightsThe shooting happened at 11:56 p.m. near 92nd and Laflin streets, police News Affairs Officer Ron Gaines said.
Washington Heights Fire Spreads To Second HomeFirefighters responded to the blaze shortly before 2 a.m. at a 1 1/2-story home in the 9900 block of South Wallace Street, according Fire Media Affairs.
Dog Owner Cited After Boy Mauled To Death; Victim's Grandfather 'Not Happy At All'The grandfather of a 5-year-old boy killed by a dog Monday night said the dog’s owner got off too light, after being cited for two ordinance violations.
Boy, 5, Mauled To Death By DogWitnesses said the attack started inside a home, and the boy’s mother was able to drag the dog and her son outside, and began asking neighbors to help her get the dog off her son. Neighbors used sticks and rocks to try to beat away the dog, and tried to free the boy from its jaws.