Lawndale Avenue

File Photo Of A Handgun (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Police: Boy, 8, Shot While Playing With Gun With Another Child In Lawndale

The boy and another 8-year-old child were playing with a gun inside a home near 13th Street and Lawndale Avenue around 10:45 a.m., when the gun went off, police said.


Hector Rivera (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged In Fatal Albany Park Stabbing

An Avondale man has been charged with murder in the stabbing death of caretaker Erenbira Pimentel-Hernandez Wednesday morning in the Albany Park neighborhood.


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Teen Shot In North Lawndale

The 16-year-old boy riding a bicycle about 8:15 p.m. in the 1300 block of South Lawndale Avenue, when someone walked up and opened fire, police said.


A water main broke in the Little Village neighborhood on Tuesday, flooding streets near the intersection of Cermak Road and Lawndale Avenue. (Credit: CBS)

Water Main Break Floods Streets In Little Village

A water main break in Little Village has left a virtual moat around almost an entire square block Tuesday morning.


Neal Benjamin and Norris Clark (Credit: Skokie Police)

Chicago Men Charged In Skokie Catalytic Converter Thefts

Skokie officers pulled them over about 2:30 a.m. Tuesday in the 7300 block of Lawndale Avenue after realizing the white minivan they were in matched the description of a vehicle connected to recent thefts.


Police Tape Around Light Pole (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Three Killed In Separate West Side Shootings

Three people — including a 15-year-old boy — were fatally shot Monday afternoon on the West Side, police said.


Lawndale Avenue Fire

Boy, 11, Killed In Little Village Fire

Chicago firefighters made several rescues last night, but were not able to save an 11-year old boy from a fire in the Little Village neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–08/06/2012

James Julius Beaudrie

Iowa Man, Wanted For Sex Abuse Of Own Kids, Caught In Chicago

An Iowa man is back in custody, after being captured in Chicago following a nationwide manhunt on charges that he tried to sexually assault at least one of his own children.

CBS Chicago–04/20/2012

Jonathan Staffney, Dante Huff

Police Nab Suspected Serial Burglars In Skokie

Police have arrested the two men they believe are responsible for a series of burglaries in Skokie.

CBS Chicago–03/02/2012

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Man Grabs, Tries To Kidnap Girl On SW Side

Police have issued a community alert to let Southwest Side residents know about the attempted kidnapping of an 11-year-old girl last week.


Fatal Shooting

Man Shot Dead At Party In Lawndale

A man was shot dead by an off-duty Chicago police officer outside the officer’s South Chicago neighborhood home when he tried to run the officer over with a van he had used to ram into the officer’s garage.


Larry Hammond

Rescuer Saves 86 Animals From Northwest Side House

A Chicago man says he found no food or water, and animal waste everywhere, when he rescued dozens of pets from a Northwest Side house Thursday.

CBS 2–02/10/2012

Davonta Williams, Sean Williams, Jennifer M. Vojinovic. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Three Charged In Deadly NW Side Home Invasion

A man, a woman and a teenage boy have been arrested and charged with murder for a home invasion Tuesday on the Northwest Side that left a 16-year-old dead and his mother in critical condition.


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Teen Killed, Mom Critically Wounded In Home Invasion

A 16-year-old boy was killed and his mother was critically injured when they were both shot in the head during a home invasion Tuesday morning in the Avondale neighborhood.


Lawndale Avenue Fire

Lack Of Hydrants Hampers Firefighters In Little Village Blaze

A lack of fire hydrants left firefighters struggling with an extra-alarm blaze in the Little Village neighborhood overnight.

CBS Chicago–05/03/2011

Roosevelt-Lawndale Crash

2 Police Officers Injured In West Side Crash

Two Chicago Police officers are on the mend Friday morning, after they were injured by a hit-and-run driver on the city’s West Side.

CBS Chicago–11/26/2010