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Activists Want Dyett To Become Green Technology School

Activists have said they are not giving up the fight to save a Washington Park neighborhood high school, but Chicago Public Schools officials have suggested the battle is pretty much over.

08/28/2014

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Police Sergeant Injured In Washington Park Crash

A Chicago police officer was recovering at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, after a crash that left him pinned inside his cruiser late Wednesday night.

07/10/2014

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3 Dead, 10 Wounded In Thursday Shootings

The most recent fatal shooting occurred Thursday evening in the South Side Englewood neighborhood.

05/29/2014

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1 Dead, 11 Wounded In Shootings Across City On Tuesday

A man was shot and killed during a carjacking Tuesday night in the Ashburn neighborhood on the South Side.

05/28/2014

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Boy Shot In Washington Park

A boy was shot in the South Side Washington Park neighborhood Tuesday night.

05/27/2014

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4 Dead, 33 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

The most recent fatality happened early Sunday in the South Side Washington Park neighborhood. Corey Brownlee, 32, was shot in the chest about 2:40 a.m. in the 6000 block of South Indiana Avenue.

04/14/2014

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1 Dead, 19 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

The lone fatality occurred Friday afternoon in the Grand Boulevard neighborhood on the South Side.

03/31/2014

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Man Hospitalized After Washington Park Fire

The fire broke out about 11:50 p.m. in the top floor of a four-floor apartment building in the 6200 block of South King Drive.

12/10/2013

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Four Hurt In Washington Park Shooting

Three men and a teenager were hurt in a drive-by shooting in the Washington Park neighborhood on the South Side late Friday.

09/28/2013

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Girl, 16, Shot In Washington Heights Park

A 16-year-old girl was shot Saturday night at a park in the South Side Washington Heights neighborhood.

09/22/2013

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Man In 60s Killed In Washington Park Shooting

A person of interest is being questioned in connection with the shooting death of a 67-year-old man in the Washington Park neighborhood Tuesday morning.

09/17/2013

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Teen Returns To Scene Of Fight, Shoots Wrong Boy Dead

A teenage boy involved in Monday fight outside a Washington Park home returned for blood two days later, fatally shooting one boy standing and wounding another.

09/06/2013

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Children Walking To School Report Being Chased By Man With Gun

A man armed with a gun attempted to lure three children who were walking to school on the South Side on Friday, school officials said.

09/06/2013

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Bicyclyst Opens Fire, Killing One Boy, Wounding Another

A gunman who opened fire while pedaling past a Washington Park neighborhood home killed a teenage boy and wounded another Wednesday evening.

09/05/2013

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2 Dead, 15 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

A man and a 14-year-old boy were killed and 15 people were wounded — including an 11-year-old girl shot on her front porch — in gun violence throughout the city over the weekend.

08/26/2013

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City To Install First Speed Cameras Near 4 Parks

Special cameras will begin issuing warnings to speeders near four city parks as early as late next week. Actual ticketing won’t be far behind.

08/10/2013

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Chicago Gears Up For Bud Billiken Parade

Tomorrow marks the unofficial beginning of the school year, with the Bud Billiken Parade. It is considered one of the largest back to school celebrations in the country.

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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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3 Killed, 9 Wounded In Shootings Since Monday Afternoon

Three men were killed and nine others wounded in gun violence across the city since Monday afternoon, including two men who were found shot to death in West Pullman early Tuesday.

08/06/2013

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6 Shot Throughout City Overnight

No one was in custody for any of the shootings Friday morning.

08/02/2013

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