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Teen Boy Killed In Lawndale

A teenage boy was killed Friday during a shooting in the West Side Lawndale neighborhood.

01/12/2013

The fire occurred at about 4:30 a.m. on the  4200 block of West 21st Place. (Credit CBS)

Girl, 4, Injured In Weekend Fire Dies

A 4-year-old girl burned badly in a fire over the weekend has died, Cook County health officials said Monday.

12/31/2012

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Lawndale Fire Displaces 20 People

About twenty people, including children, were displaced when a blaze erupted at an apartment building in the Lawndale neighborhood Saturday night, authorities said.

12/30/2012

The fire occurred at about 4:30 a.m. on the  4200 block of West 21st Place. (Credit CBS)

Lawndale Fire Being Investigated For Arson

Four of the victims suffered severe burns and two people died.

12/29/2012

Manuel A. Lopez, 20, faces two felony counts of aggravated battery of a child. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Police: Father Allegedly Grabbed Infant Son’s Knee Until It Made ‘Popping Noise’

Manuel A. Lopez, 20, faces two felony counts of aggravated battery of a child and is scheduled to appear in bond court on Monday.

12/23/2012

Matthew Collum, a senior at Westinghouse College Prep, has received a full scholarship from the University of Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

West Side Teen Gets Full Ride To University Of Chicago

A high school senior who lives in one of Chicago’s poorest and most violent neighborhoods has received a full scholarship to one of the most prestigious universities in the world.

CBS 2–12/11/2012

Keith Joshawn Anthony Jr., 24, was charged with one count of first-degree murder.

Second Man Charged In April Murder In Chatham

Keith Joshawn Anthony Jr., 24, was charged with one count of first-degree murder.

12/09/2012

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Overnight Violence: Three Men Wounded In Two Shooting

Three men were wounded, none seriously, in two shootings in Humboldt Park and Lawndale overnight.

12/08/2012

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Man Stabbed To Death In Lawndale

A man was stabbed to death in the West Side Lawndale neighborhood early Saturday.

12/01/2012

Police swarm the scene of a fatal shooting in the Fuller Park neighborhood Friday. (CBS)

6 Dead, At Least 15 Hurt In Weekend Violence

Five of those killed were fatally shot, while a sixth was stabbed to death, authorities said.

12/01/2012

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At Least 8 Injured In Gun Violence Since Friday Night

At least eight people have been wounded in shootings on the city’s South and West sides between Friday evening and Saturday afternoon.

11/10/2012

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Man Fatally Struck By Vehicle While Fleeing Robbers

Police are seeking the public’s help in finding a vehicle wanted for fatally striking a man fleeing from robbers early Sunday in the West Side Lawndale neighborhood.

09/16/2012

A worker was critically injured in an explosion and fire, while doing rehab work at a strip mall in the 1800 block of South Kostner Avenue on Sept. 1, 2012. (Credit: Chicago Fire Department)

Man Critically Injured In West Side Fire

A blaze at a strip mall in the West Side Lawndale neighborhood left one person critically injured Saturday evening, according to a spokesman for the Chicago Fire Department.

09/01/2012

21st Place Fire

Cause Probed For Fire That Ripped Through 3 Lawndale Buildings

The cause remains under investigation for a fire that ripped through three apartment buildings in the Lawndale neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–07/18/2012

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Extra-Alarm Blaze Damages 4 Buildings In Lawndale

Investigators are trying to determine what cause a three-alarm fire that damaged four apartment buildings Tuesday in the west side Lawndale neighborhood.

07/17/2012

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Police Warn Of Lawndale Armed Robberies

Police have issued an alert warning residents of the West Side Lawndale neighborhood of a man and woman who, working together, have robbed women at gunpoint of their purses.

07/14/2012

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Summer School Students Write Essays About Plague Of Violence

Students in summer school at a West Side elementary school had an assignment to write about violence.

WBBM Newsradio–07/13/2012

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Woman Hospitalized In Critical Condition After North Lawndale Fire

A woman remained hospitalized as of last report, after being critically injured in a fire in the North Lawndale neighborhood building where she lived.

CBS Chicago–07/11/2012

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Girl, 5, Dies After Being Struck In West Side Hit-And-Run

A 5-year-old girl was following her sister across the street on the city’s West Side, when a hit-and-run driver slammed into her and took her life.

CBS Chicago–07/02/2012

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5 People Shot In Lawndale

Five people – including a 17-year-old boy and a 16-year-old girl – were shot early Sunday in the Lawndale neighborhood.

06/10/2012

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