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Burglaries reported in Grand Crossing: police

Police did not offer a description of the burglar.

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Man shot, critically wounded in Grand Crossing home invasion

A 46-year-old man was inside his residence when two people kicked down his front door and pistol-whipped him on the head, Chicago police said.

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Missing woman, 71, last seen in Grand Crossing

Roberta Dean was last seen Tuesday in the 800 block of East 76th Street.

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Woman shot in Grand Crossing domestic fight

The 60-year-old shooter, who the woman knew, has not been arrested.

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Man killed, woman seriously wounded in shooting in Grand Crossing

The man and woman, both 30, where sitting in a vehicle when they were shot, police said.

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Police to increase DUI patrols Friday night in Rogers Park

The "DUI saturation patrol" will take place between 7 p.m. Friday until 3 a.m. Saturday.

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Armed robberies reported in Chatham, Grand Crossing: police

Two men have been approaching people with their guns drawn and demanding their property, Chicago police said.

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Burglaries reported in Grand Crossing: police

Someone is breaking into homes and garages to steal copper piping and tools, according to a community alert from Chicago police.

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Man shot in Grand Crossing drive-by

The 20-year-old was walking in the 7000 block of South Dante Avenue when people in two vehicles started shooting at him, according to Chicago police.

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Man wanted for stealing from Grand Crossing stores

The man is known to ride a bicycle, police said.

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Man shot to death in Grand Crossing apartment

The 45-year-old man was inside an apartment in the 7800 block of South Ellis Avenue when someone shot him twice in the back, Chicago police said.

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Woman missing from Grand Crossing is reunited with her family

Brandi Brown was last seen July 26 in the area near the 7800 block of South Greenwood, according to Chicago police.

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Grand Crossing burglar enters apartments through rear windows: police

There was also one incident in which a business was broken into by the front door, Chicago police said.

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Marilyn Hughes, beloved in Grand Crossing, dead at 86

"The whole block was a family," said Eddie Foster, her neighbor and friend since 1973. "Because of her, this block was a block of love."

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Church burglaries reported in Woodlawn

In each incident, two people entered a church through front or side windows and took property, according to Chicago police.

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‘What they have done is a sin’: Woman furious with those who failed to upkeep cemetery where her relatives are buried

Cara Krulewitch recently found her ancestors’ graves in the long-neglected Jewish Cemetery within Oak Woods Cemetery on the South Side.

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Robberies reported in Grand Crossing, police say

A pair of robberies in Grand Crossing prompt a community alert from Chicago police.

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Jewish graves lie neglected, toppled on the South Side: ‘It’s an eyesore’

The synagogues that oversee the cemetery say it’s too expensive to provide anything but minimal maintenance.

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Woman, 68, found after going missing from Grand Crossing

Charlene Wilson had last been seen in the 6900 block of South Harper Avenue, Chicago police said.

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Prayer on the 9 anti-violence march features appearance by Common, calls for business development

Pastor John Hannah of the New Life Covenant Church Southeast on Saturday led the eighth annual Prayer on the 9 march and urged called for business development in the Grand Crossing neighborhood.

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Historic Chicago cemetery reopens in time for Mother’s Day weekend

Oak Woods Cemetery has been closed since May 1 due to severe flooding and infrastructure concerns.

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Aldermen broaden umbrella to save Rahm’s home-loan program for high-crime areas

In addition to cops, firefighters and paramedics in six CPD districts, the loans also will be offered to rank-and-file members of two Laborers locals.

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Multiple cars broken into in Greater Grand Crossing: police

In each incident, the suspect broke into vehicles parked on CTA property and took items from inside, police said.

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4 killed, 5 wounded in Monday gun violence across Chicago

Monday’s shootings follow a weekend in which 19 were wounded and three killed in gun violence across Chicago.

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Two women shot to death on South Side after leaving work at Walmart, police say

The group was in a parked vehicle at 11:38 p.m. in the 7700 block of South Eggleston Avenue when three males got out of a vehicle and fired at them.

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Police warn of armed robberies on South Side

In each incident, two or three people walked towards the victim and pulled out a handgun, demanding money and property.

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ENDORSEMENT: Michelle A. Harris for 8th Ward alderman

We endorse Harris, with the hope she spends more time in her ward, particularly as the proposed Obama Presidential Center is poised to bring change.

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ENDORSEMENT: Gabriel Piemonte for 5th Ward alderman

Gabriel Piemonte has a long track record of community service and is our pick to reinvigorate this ward, parts of which sorely need new development.

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Woman sexually assaulted in Greater Grand Crossing

The male threatened to kill the woman, and then fled with her bank cards, ID and cash, according to police.

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Obama Center is all about raising huge sums of money

All the prior political semantics about bringing jobs and opportunity to the communities (supposedly) involved is just a sop for the public.

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Chicago’s Urban Partnership Bank acquired by suburban Providence Bank & Trust

The 14-year-old Providence Bank believes in donating 10 percent of its profits to civic, nonprofit and Christian organizations in the areas it serves.

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Police warn of robberies, assaults on South Side

The most recent incident happened about 2:55 p.m. Friday in the 2000 block of East 71st Street.