Lawndale

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

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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

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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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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Police: One Dead, One Wounded In Lawndale Shooting

One male is dead and another was wounded in a shooting early Sunday in the Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side, police said.

05/26/2012

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Man Shot Several Times In Lawndale

A man was shot several times during a drive-by attack early Sunday in the West Side Lawndale neighborhood.

05/06/2012

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2 Dead, At Least 24 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

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.

05/06/2012

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Woman Stabbed To Death In West Side Home

A woman who was found dead in her West Side Lawndale neighborhood home Friday night was stabbed multiple times and her death has been ruled a homicide, an autopsy has determined.

05/05/2012

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Woman Shot, Killed At Party In Lawndale

A woman shot to death at a Southwest Side party Saturday morning has been identified.

04/15/2012

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Man Shot Dead In Lawndale

A man was shot dead early Sunday in the Southwest Side Lawndale neighborhood, police said.

04/15/2012

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5 Killed, 23 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

CHICAGO (STMW) — At least five people were killed and 23 others wounded in separate shootings throughout the city that took place from late Friday through early Monday. Three of the shootings — one of […]

04/09/2012

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4 Killed, 19 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

At least four people were killed and 19 others wounded in separate shootings throughout the city that took place from late Friday to Saturday night.

04/08/2012

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Teen Shot During Robbery In Lawndale

An 18-year-old man was shot during a robbery Friday night in the West Side Lawndale neighborhood.

04/07/2012

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Man Shot In Lawndale Neighborhood

A man was shot early Saturday in the West Side Lawndale neighborhood.

04/07/2012

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4 Men Shot In North Lawndale In Violent Chicago Night

Four men were shot and wounded Thursday night in a drive-by attack in the North Lawndale neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–03/30/2012

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Man Shot By Off-Duty Cop Charged With Assault; Woman Shot Dies

A woman who was shot by an off-duty Chicago Police detective has died and man who was shot in the same confrontation has been charged with assault.

CBS Chicago–03/22/2012

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