Lafayette Avenue

Two Shot In Greater Grand CrossingThe men were in a vehicle driving south in the 7400 block of South Lafayette Avenue about 10:40 p.m. when a male in a black SUV pulled up alongside and shot them both, police said.
Man Charged In Chatham Crash That Killed PedestrianGeorge R. Evans, 23, is charged with one felony count of reckless homicide with a motor vehicle for the crash in the 8700 block of South Lafayette Avenue, police said.
Woman Struck And Killed By Car In ChathamPolice said the woman was trying to cross Lafayette Avenue at 87th Street around 10 p.m. Sunday, when a Volkswagen Passat speeding off the southbound ramp of the Dan Ryan Expressway smashed into her.
Two Men Shot In Park ManorA few minutes past midnight, the two men – one 21 the other 20 – were standing outside in the 7200 block of South Lafayette Avenue when they heard gunshots and felt pain, police said.
Person Seriously Hurt Jumping From Roof During Roseland FireThe blaze began in the second floor of the single-family home in the 11500 block of South Lafeyette Avenue at 12:23 a.m., Chicago Fire Department spokesman Juan Hernandez said. Someone made it to the roof and jumped off to escape the fire.
Off-Duty Officer Killed When Van Fleeing Police Hits His CarAn off-duty police officer was killed early Friday, when a speeding van that had been fleeing suburban police slammed into his car on the South Side.
1 Dead, 1 Shot In Fight In Greater Grand CrossingOfficers saw two men chasing one another in the 7800 block of South Lafayette Avenue about 10:50 p.m. and then heard gunshots a short time later.
Two Men Shot Dead In RoselandThe men, 22 and 28, were outside in the 10500 block of South Lafayette Avenue when they were shot about 3:20 p.m.
Three Wounded In Two Pullman ShootingsThree men were wounded during a shooting early Friday in the Pullman neighborhood on the Far South Side.
1 Dead, 1 Hurt In Shooting On Dan Ryan ExpresswayPolice are investigating a deadly shooting that happened overnight on the Dan Ryan Expressway.
Couple: Tablet PC Bought For Daughter, 7, Was Full Of PornA Chicago couple says in a lawsuit their family Christmas was ruined last year, after a used tablet PC bought as a gift for a young girl turned out to be full of porn.
Empty Lots, Boarded-Up Mansion To Turn Into Winery?A rehabber and historic preservationist is hoping to turn a boarded up old house near Washington Park, and the land around it, into a winery.
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