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82nd Annual Bud Billiken Day Parade (CBS)

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.

CBS 2–08/09/2013

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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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Suspects Sought In Washington Park Neighborhood Robberies

Police are warning residents in the South Side Washington Park neighborhood of robberies that occurred last week.

07/28/2013

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Man Killed In Motorcycle Crash In Washington Park

A motorcyclist was killed in Washington Park on the South Side Saturday morning after he was thrown into a tree after striking a curb and losing control of his motorcycle, police said.

07/06/2013

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Police Shoot, Kill Man In Washington Park Neighborhood

A man said to be in his late teens was critically wounded Thursday during a confrontation with police in the Washington Park neighborhood on Chicago’s South Side.

07/04/2013

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Suspect Sought In Robbery Attacks In Washington Park Neighborhood

Police are searching for a man who attacked and robbed people nearly two weeks ago in the South Side Washington Park neighborhood.

06/16/2013

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Man, 12-Year-Old Son, Wounded In South Side Shooting

A 38-year-old man and his 12-year-old son were wounded in a shooting Saturday morning in the South Side Washington Park neighborhood.

03/30/2013

Yecary Harris (left) has been charged with first-degree murder and Rodney Harris (right) has been charged with aggravated fleeing in connection with the shooting death of Christopher Thomas in the Washington Park neighborhood. (Credit: Chicago Police)

2 Men Charged In Deadly Washington Park Shooting

Two men have been charged early Tuesday in connection to the shooting death of a 28-year-old man on the South Side that sparked a police chase on the Dan Ryan Expressway, authorities said.

01/01/2013

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3 Dead, 11 Wounded In Shootings, Stabbings Since Friday Night

Chrystal Kyles stood in the cold in the middle of East 51st Street on Sunday night and tried to comfort her grieving family as they grappled with the news that Chicago’s ongoing gun violence had finally touched their home.

12/31/2012

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Police: Man Shot Dead In Washington Park Neighborhood, 2 Suspects In Custody

A 28-year-old man was shot dead on the South Side Sunday night and police said they were questioning two suspects after they allegedly tried fleeing on the Dan Ryan Expressway and crashed.

12/30/2012

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Two Dead, 10 Wounded In Thanksgiving Weekend Violence

A man attempting to stop a fight between a married couple was stabbed to death, another man was found shot dead in a backyard and at least ten other people — including two teenage girls and a CTA passenger shot by police — were wounded by gunfire since the start of the Thanksgiving weekend.

11/22/2012

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One Dead, One Wounded In South Side Shooting

One man was killed and another wounded in a Washington Park neighborhood shooting Wednesday night on the South Side, police said.

09/12/2012

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Five Shot In Washington Park Drive-By Attack

In another night of violence on Chicago’s South Side, five men were shot in one location.

08/31/2012

Captive Teen Rescued

Girl Free After Being Held For 2 Years As Sex Slave Downstate

A 17-year old girl is free and safe, after escaping from an East St. Louis area home where she was allegedly held captive for more than two years.

CBS Chicago–08/24/2012

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Police Warn South Side Residents Of Armed Robberies

Police are looking for a group of males who robbed people at gunpoint last week in a series of incidents in the the Grand Boulevard and Washington Park neighborhoods.

07/31/2012

West Woodlawn Shooting

Report: Neighbors Frustrated As Crime Spikes In Wards Near Dangerous Areas

Violence has become not just a problem for Chicago’s most dangerous areas, but the adjoining neighborhoods as well.

CBS Chicago–07/09/2012

Kids play in a sprinkler at Washington Park on Memorial Day, when temperatures reached as high as 95 degrees in the Chicago area. (Credit: CBS)

Chicagoans Doing All They Can To Beat The Record Heat

Record high temperatures in Chicago on Monday made it another perfect day to be at any of Chicago’s beaches.

CBS Chicago–05/28/2012

State Street Robberies

Armed Robberies Plague State Street On South Side

Police are sounding the alarm about a sharp rise in robberies along State Street on the city’s South Side.

CBS Chicago–04/30/2012

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