Lawndale

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Man Shot And Killed In Lawndale

A man was shot and killed early Sunday in the Lawndale neighborhood.

01/13/2013

A 14 year-old was killed overnight in Humboldt Park. (Credit: CBS)

Teens Among 8 Shot, 3 Fatally, Since Friday

Three people have been killed and five others wounded in Chicago gun violence since Friday afternoon, authorities said. Many of the shooting victims, including two of the people killed, are teenagers.

01/12/2013

Shooting

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

(Credit: CBS)

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

(Credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)

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

(CBS)

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

File Photo (Ian Waldie/ Getty Images)

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

Christiana Avenue Fire

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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