Four of the victims suffered severe burns and two people died.
Manuel A. Lopez, 20, faces two felony counts of aggravated battery of a child and is scheduled to appear in bond court on Monday.
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.
Keith Joshawn Anthony Jr., 24, was charged with one count of first-degree murder.
Three men were wounded, none seriously, in two shootings in Humboldt Park and Lawndale overnight.
A man was stabbed to death in the West Side Lawndale neighborhood early Saturday.
Five of those killed were fatally shot, while a sixth was stabbed to death, authorities said.
At least eight people have been wounded in shootings on the city’s South and West sides between Friday evening and Saturday afternoon.
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.
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.
The cause remains under investigation for a fire that ripped through three apartment buildings in the Lawndale neighborhood.
Investigators are trying to determine what cause a three-alarm fire that damaged four apartment buildings Tuesday in the west side Lawndale neighborhood.
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.
Students in summer school at a West Side elementary school had an assignment to write about violence.
A woman remained hospitalized as of last report, after being critically injured in a fire in the North Lawndale neighborhood building where she lived.
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.
Five people – including a 17-year-old boy and a 16-year-old girl – were shot early Sunday in the Lawndale neighborhood.
One male is dead and another was wounded in a shooting early Sunday in the Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side, police said.
A man was shot several times during a drive-by attack early Sunday in the West Side Lawndale neighborhood.
Two people have been killed, and at least 24 other people — one of them a 12-year-old girl — have been wounded in shootings across the city since Friday afternoon.