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Missing Washington Heights man is found

Frank Brown was last seen May 29 after he left his home in the 10000 block of South Racine Avenue.

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‘Coalition of the willing’ meets a community in need

An organization backed by the private and nonprofit sectors, the Corporate Coalition of Chicago is working to bring businesses to areas lacking investment and the tools to get it.

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Teen boy shot in Washington Heights

About 3:20 p.m., he was on the sidewalk in the 10500 block of South Sangamon Avenue, when he heard shots and felt a pain.

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2 wounded, 1 fatally, in Washington Heights shooting

A 39-year-old man was killed in a shooting early Sunday in the 1100 block of West 104th Street, police said.

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Concealed-carry license holder hurt in Washington Heights shootout

The man, who has a concealed-carry license, was shot in the leg and returned fire, but it was not immediately clear whether he hit anyone, police said.

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Man shot dead in Washington Heights

Officers found Oyele Olpuitan unresponsive with a gunshot wound to his head Tuesday in the 9300 block of South Halsted Street.

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Rollover crash near Washington Heights closes 2 lanes on I-57

Two northbound lanes are closed as state police investigate the crash that happened near 107th Street.

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Person arrested released without charges in fatal shooting of teen in Washington Park

Darnell Fisher, 16, was shot in the chest and arm and pronounced dead at the University of Chicago Medical Center, authorities said.

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Businesses burglarized on the Far South Side: police

In each incident someone smashed the windows of closed businesses and stole money and property.

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Chicago State professor’s TV series gives inside look at lives of preachers’ kids

"Preacher’s Kids: The Untold Stories" on Amazon Prime showcases the types of churchgoers the director saw growing up as the son of a Washington Heights reverend.

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Man charged with fleeing traffic stop, hitting officer with vehicle in Washington Heights

As officers approached the car, Larone Price put the car in reverse and hit one of them as they tried to open the side door, police said.

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2 in custody after fleeing traffic stop, hitting officer with vehicle in Washington Heights

An officer trying to stop a car after it ran a stop sign and hit another vehicle was struck when the driver put it in reverse, police said.

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3 people, including 16-year-old girl, wounded in Washington Heights shooting

The shooting happened within a block of Marcus Garvey Elementary School, 10309 S. Morgan St.

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Woman shot dead inside Washington Heights home after argument with boyfriend, authorities say

Keishianta Coleman, 22, woman was found with head trauma and pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

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Missing man was last seen driving on Far South Side, police say

Drew Yancy was last seen about 4 p.m. Nov. 9 in the 10100 block of South Morgan Avenue, Chicago police said.

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Furious that ex-boyfriend wouldn’t give her money, woman murdered him in motel shower: prosecutors

Katara Channell was charged Tuesday in the murder of Kevin Tucker at the Grand Motel on the Far South Side.

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Here’s how to win this newly rehabbed home in Washington Heights

This is the third annual ‘Home Giveaway’ by the Cook County Land Bank Authority.

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Garage burglaries reported in Washington Heights and Roseland: police

The offender used a light colored pickup truck to ram garage doors and break in, police said.

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Man, 19, missing from Washington Heights

Ryshaun Williams, 19, was last seen in the 8700 block of South Morgan Street, Chicago police said.

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Teen ‘couch drummer’ in Chicago gets a gift from Anderson .Paak

The Grammy winner, a fan of Trinity Robinson’s videos online, meets her in person to present a drum kit of her own.

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Burglars ram truck into Washington Heights garages: police

Eight burglaries have been reported so far, Chicago police said. In each incident, the burglars used a truck to get into the garages.

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South Side businesses alerted after 4 armed robberies this month: police

The suspect targets small retail stores and fast-food restaurants.

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FOUND: Man, 85, missing from Washington Heights

Police are looking for 85-year-old Nathan Lawrence, who has been missing since Sunday evening from Washington Heights on the South Side.

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Elderly man shoots own leg in Washington Heights

The man, 79, was standing in his backyard when another male approached and shot him multiple times in the right leg.

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2 women wounded in Washington Heights shooting

The women were in a vehicle with a man in the 9200 block of South Eggleston Avenue when someone in a burgundy van drove up and fired shots.

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Man killed, 7 others wounded in Saturday shootings

A 14-year-old boy was walking in the 2900 block of West 59th Street when someone in a black vehicle fired shots at him, police said.

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Woman, 38, reported missing in Washington Heights

Tiffany Mitchell was last seen Saturday near the 9700 block of South Throop Street, Chicago police said.

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Man, 28, shot in Washington Heights

The gunfire came from someone driving next to him in a dark sedan, CPD said.

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Man threatened to kill Chicago cop in viral Facebook Live video, prosecutors say

Bail was set at $10,000 Friday for Tayvon Baylock, 20. The video was later posted to the Chicago Code BLUE Facebook page.

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ENDORSEMENT: Carrie M. Austin for 34th Ward alderman

Since being appointed to the Council in 1994, incumbent Carrie M. Austin has done a credible job.

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ENDORSEMENT: Howard B. Brookins Jr. for 21st Ward alderman

We've always respected the way he battled to bring a Walmart to the 21st Ward.

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ENDORSEMENT: Matthew J. O’Shea for 19th Ward alderman

Incumbent Matthew J. O’Shea is a popular alderman who has moved up to the important job of running the City Council's Aviation Committee.