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Former cake decorator brightens Southwest Side viaduct with a mural

For over a decade, Anne Heisler made cakes look just right. Now, the Humboldt Park resident puts her talents to work with a different type of art.

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16-year-old girl missing from Archer Heights found safe

Police canceled her missing person alert Saturday afternoon.

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15-year-old boy, two men charged in separate carjackings in Chicago

The attacks occurred in the Archer Heights, Back of the Yards and Brighton Park neighborhoods.

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31-year-old man falls to death at Archer Heights warehouse

Jose Merchan fell off a "cherry picker," a crane used to raise and lower people, about 1 p.m. at a warehouse located at 4308 W. 44th St., Chicago fire officials said.

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Charge filed after driver hits, kills 83-year-old bicyclist in Archer Heights

The driver allegedly told police he pulled forward when the light turned green and did not see the cyclist.

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Bicyclist fatally struck by pickup truck in Archer Heights

The crash happened Friday evening on Archer Avenue.

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Felon charged in fatal crash was high on PCP, drove 76 mph, prosecutors allege

Luis Alverado, 41, is charged with reckless homicide for the crash that killed 76-year-old Patricia Wickers in Archer Heights Sunday.

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Woman killed in Archer Heights crash; man in custody

The man, 41, was driving a Chevrolet Malibu south on Cicero Avenue about 4:45 p.m. when he sideswiped a Honda that was eastbound on Archer Avenue.

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Moving art: Dozens of CTA L, bus stations are home to murals, mosaics and sculptures

There are 72 works of public art at 61 locations, and another 13 stations have temporary artwork.

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Cicero man killed in motorcycle crash on I-55 near Archer Heights

Carlos Barrientos, 24, was riding a 2009 red Kawasaki Ninja when he lost control of it, the motorcycle flipped over and he was thrown from it.

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Teen girl, son missing from Archer Heights

Maria Rios, 16, and her 2-month-old son Ciaro were last seen June 13 near the 5100 block of South Kilbourn Avenue, police said.

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Speeding driver dies after crashing into pole in Archer Heights, police say

The 39-year-old was speeding on Archer Avenue when he swerved and struck an oncoming BMW turning left onto Kolin Avenue, police say.

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Robberies reported on Southwest Side: police

One incident happened about 9 p.m. Feb. 18 in the 5000 block of South Archer Avenue.

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Curie High School employee removed for alleged misconduct with student

Parents of the student were notified and support services were offered, the principal said.

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Police looking for suspect in South Side business burglaries

In some of the incidents, he broke the glass of the front door and took cash, a cash register and merchandise, police said.

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Robberies reported in Brighton Park, Archer Heights: police

One of the robbers was carrying a handgun in at least one of the incidents, police said.

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Man, 31, missing from Archer Heights located

Rene Rivero was last seen Monday near South Archer Avenue and South Hamlin Avenue, police said.

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Burglaries reported on the Southwest Side: police

In each incident, someone is able to gain entry into a residence or garage and took items from therein, police said.

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1 killed – 6 wounded – in Friday shootings across Chicago

A man died after suffering multiple gunshot wounds in Altgeld Gardens.

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5 killed, 24 hurt in Easter weekend gun violence

The fatalities included a 16-year-old boy who was discovered with a gunshot wound to his chest Saturday in Garfield Park.

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Man wounded in Archer Heights drive-by attack

The 30-year-old was in a vehicle in the 4400 block of West 53rd Street when someone in another car fired shots.

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Burglaries reported across Southwest Side

In each case, a suspect enters homes or garages and takes items from inside, according to a community alert from Chicago police.

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Man sues Supermercado Rivera over salmonella outbreak

Roman Caballero said he contracted salmonella from Supermercado Rivera in February.

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Man dies after being hit by vehicle in Archer Heights

Hui Lin, 82, was hit by the vehicle about 7:05 p.m. in the 5100 block of South Pulaski Road.

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Salmonella outbreak linked to Archer Heights grocery store

Officials are warning Chicagoans about an outbreak of Salmonella that has already infected six people who ate at a grocery store last month.

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Man, 18, crashes car after being shot in Brighton Park

The man was struck in the hand and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in good condition, police said.

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Independence or ‘Chuy machine?’ Past haunts Munoz succession battle in 22nd Ward

The 22nd Ward will have new representation for the first time in 25 years — the next alderman will face challenges in community safety, public health.

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ENDORSEMENT: Jaime Guzman for 14th Ward alderman

Jaime Guzman was an aide to U.S. Rep. Jesus "Chuy" Garcia when Garcia was a member of the county board. He's savvy about how government works.

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ENDORSEMENT: Michael D. Rodriguez for 22nd Ward alderman

To replace Ald. Ricardo Munoz, who did not run-for re-election, the ward’s Democratic committeeman Michael D. Rodriguez is the best choice.

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Stevenson lanes reopen after fatal crash involving IDOT truck

A man was killed after crashing into an IDOT truck assisting a taxi in the right shoulder of the I-55 near the Pulaski exit, ISP said.

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Boy, 17, wounded in Archer Heights drive-by shooting

The 17-year-old was walking in the 4300 block of South Karlov when someone in a gray sedan shot him, CPD said.

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Girl, 16, reported missing from Archer Heights

Natalia Isarve was last seen on Friday and was missing from the 4600 block of South Springfield.