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3-year-old boy shot inside home in Calumet Heights

About 10:45 a.m., he was inside a home in the 9300 block of South Escanaba Avenue, when he was shot in the back.

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Lightfoot awards $10 million in Neighborhood Opportunity Fund grants to 27 entrepreneurs

The fund was created by the mayor’s predecessor, Rahm Emanuel. Developers are allowed to build bigger and taller projects downtown if they pay into the fund, which focuses on long-neglected South and West side neighborhoods.

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Strong-armed robberies reported in Calumet Heights: police

In each incident victims were robbed of their cellphone as they approached restaurants to pick up food.

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Off-duty CPD officer shot on South Side; 2nd officer shot in two days

The officer was in his personal vehicle, stopped at a traffic light, when two gunmen came up and fired into his vehicle.

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1 dead, 1 hurt in Calumet Heights shooting

They were on the sidewalk in the 9200 block of South Blackstone Avenue when someone opened fire, police said

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Person shot while trying to pull off robbery in Calumet Heights: police

The male tried to rob the woman, 39, at gunpoint about 6 p.m. in the 9000 block of South East End Avenue, but another male saw what was happening, walked up and fired shots of his own, Chicago police said.

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Man charged with child endangerment after girl, 3, shot inside home in Calumet Heights

A woman told officers she was inside a home in the 1300 block of East 89th Street when she heard gunshots and found a 3-year-old girl with a gunshot wound to her left wrist.

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Off-duty cop carjacked at gunpoint in Calumet Heights

About 8 p.m., someone approached the officer with a gun in the 1600 block of East 95th Street and demanded her Kia, police said.

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3 wounded in Calumet Heights shooting

Someone in a vehicle fired shots at the trio about 3:20 p.m. in the 1900 block of East 95th Street, Chicago police said.

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Carbon monoxide, smoke inhalation killed man in Calumet Heights fire: autopsy

His death was ruled an accident.

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Kayla Mahaffey’s new mural adds a spark to Calumet Heights arts community center

The Chicago artist’s latest project merges realism with cartoons to brighten the South Side neighborhood and the True Life Foundation’s center.

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Woman, 73, shot through doorway of Calumet Heights home

The woman’s teenage grandson, whom she was letting into the home, told authorities he may have been the shooter’s intended target.

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Armed kids as young as 10 carjack more than a dozen people, police say, including CPS teacher left ‘traumatized’ in Calumet Heights

Chicago police say a group of children, ages 10 to 17, have been wreaking havoc on the generally peaceful South Side neighborhood.

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Man allegedly killed former roommates after being booted from Calumet Heights apartment

The two victims had complained about the beeping sensor on the Divvy bike the gunman had kept in the yard, prosecutors said.

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Man, 65, with Alzheimer’s, missing from hospital in Calumet Heights

Paul Fitts was last seen about 5 p.m. Tuesday.

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2 shot dead in Calumet Heights basement

Witnesses heard arguing and then gunfire Monday morning in the 2600 block of East 92nd Street, police say.

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2 killed in Calumet Heights shooting

The men, 39 and 31, were driving about 1:40 p.m. in the 1600 block of East 95th Street when someone in a dark-colored SUV pulled up and opened fire on their vehicle, Chicago police said.

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2 Chicago cops among 4 hurt in Calumet Heights rollover crash

Two officers in a CPD van and two people in an SUV were all hospitalized after colliding at an intersection.

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Teen critically wounded in Calumet Heights double shooting

The 16-year-old was shot in his back and arm and taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center in critical condition, police said. The man was struck in the forearm and taken to the same hospital in good condition.

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Man missing from Calumet Heights located

Police cancelled the alert about 6 p.m. Tuesday, saying Kevin Butler had been located.

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4 injured, including firefighter, in Calumet Heights blaze

The fire was reported on about 12:30 p.m. on the first floor of a home in the 8700 block of South Constance Avenue, Chicago fire officials said.

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Man killed in Calumet Heights crash after beating woman, fleeing officers

Darryl L. Wright was allegedly seen beating a woman at a gas station about 1:55 a.m. in the 9100 block of South Stony Island Avenue and fled when officers responded, police said.

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Acclaimed vibraphonist Joel Ross comes home for set at Chicago Jazz Festival

Joel Ross and his Good Vibes band are set to perform Aug. 30 at the Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park.

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Woman shot while sitting in car in Calumet Heights

The 21-year-old was sitting in a parked vehicle in the 9100 block of South Marquette Avenue when someone shot her in the back, according to Chicago police.

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Man lying in bed critically wounded when shots fired into Calumet Heights home: police

Witnesses thought they heard fireworks but later found the man shot multiple times in his bed, police said.

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6 shot, 1 killed Wednesday in Chicago

No gun-related deaths were reported, but three people were critically injured, including a man who was shot outside a high school on the South Side.

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Cook County Jail ‘Supe’ Joclede Benn has died; gave inmates respect, got it back

Joclede Benn was a Cook County Jail superintendent who commanded respect throughout "County" and at the Dwight women's penitentiary.

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Boy, 15, accidentally shoots self in leg on South Side

He was able to take himself to the University of Chicago Hospital, where his condition was stabilized.

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Man shot, wounded during Calumet Heights drug deal

The 21-year-old was shot in the abdomen at 2:11 p.m. in the 8700 block of South Stony Island Avenue, according to Chicago police.

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FOUND: Man, 64, missing from Calumet Heights

Michael Johnson, 64, was last seen Wednesday near the 9000 block of South Luella Avenue, according to a missing person alert from Chicago police.

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Girl escapes attempted kidnapping in Calumet Heights: police

The men grabbed the girl's backpack and pulled her to a van, telling them to "come here," police said.

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Calumet Heights man reported missing from Will County

Keith Beecher, 55, was reported missing on Monday, according to Chicago police. He is known to hang around the South and Far South sides.