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The Chicago Neighborhoods That Didn’t See A Drop In Homicides

The sizable drop in homicides in 2013 is great… as long as you don’t live in one of the neighborhoods that saw an increase.

11/19/2014

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Man Wanted In Attempted Kidnapping Of Girl, 11

Police are looking for a man who tried to kidnap an 11-year-old girl Monday morning in the North Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side.

11/03/2014

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12 Wounded In City Shootings On Tuesday

Most recently, two men were wounded in a shooting in the North Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side. The men, ages 22 and 24, were standing outside in the 1800 block of South Hamlin about 9:15 p.m., when someone shot them both.

10/08/2014

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Boy, 14, Shot In North Lawndale

A 14-year-old boy was shot Sunday afternoon in the North Lawndale neighborhood.

10/05/2014

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Thieves Steal 30 iPads From North Lawndale School

Thieves made off with more than two dozen iPads after using a small sledhammer to bust off the locks at a North Lawndale school.

09/23/2014

Firefighters battle an extra-alarm blaze in North Lawndale on Tuesday. (Credit: CBS)

Extra-Alarm Fire Extinguished In North Lawndale

Chicago firefighters spent several hours Tuesday morning putting out a stubborn fire in the North Lawndale neighborhood.

09/23/2014

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Two-Car Crash Kills Man In North Lawndale

One man was killed in a crash Wednesday evening in the North Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side, police said.

09/18/2014

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Police: Man Fatally Shot In North Lawndale

A man was fatally shot Sunday afternoon in the North Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side, according to police.

09/14/2014

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6 Killed, 19 Wounded In Weekend Shootings Across Chicago

Most recently, a restaurant security guard shot and killed a man who pulled a knife on him early Sunday in the Northwest Side Albany Park neighborhood.

09/08/2014

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Man Slain In Drive-By Shooting In North Lawndale

The man, 34, was sitting in a garage in the 1800 block of South Fairfield Avenue about 9:45 p.m. when a car drove by and someone inside fired at him.

08/28/2014

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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.

08/22/2014

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Teen Shot In North Lawndale

The male, whose exact age was not immediately known, was shot in the left arm about 8:15 p.m. in the 1300 block of South Lawndale.

08/21/2014

A ball cap lies on the ground on the 1400 block of South Drake Avenue, where a 14-year-old boy was shot on Tuesday, June 17, 2014. (Credit: Alex Wroblewski/Sun-Times)

Teen Critically Wounded In North Lawndale Shooting

The 14-year-old boy was standing on the sidewalk in the 1400 block of South Drake Avenue around 10:30 p.m., when a man walked up and shot him.

06/18/2014

This 23-acre site in North Lawndale has been proposed as a possible home for the Obama Presidential Library, as part of a bid by the University of Illinois at Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

UIC Adds North Lawndale Site To Bid For Obama Library

Community activists have teamed up with the University of Illinois at Chicago to promote a 23-acre site in North Lawndale as a place to put the Obama Presidential Library.

06/16/2014

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2 Dead, 26 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

A 17-year-old boy was shot and killed just a few minutes after midnight Sunday in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side.

06/16/2014

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Person Of Interest Questioned In North Lawndale Murder

A man died after he was shot within one block of his home in the North Lawndale neighborhood Tuesday afternoon on the West Side.

06/04/2014

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Man Killed In North Lawndale Shooting

A man died after he was shot in the North Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side Tuesday afternoon.

06/03/2014

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3 Dead, 10 Wounded In Thursday Shootings

The most recent fatal shooting occurred Thursday evening in the South Side Englewood neighborhood.

05/29/2014

Police respond to a shooting Thursday near a Chicago elementary school on the West Side. (CBS)

Man Shot Near West Side Elementary School

A shooting on the West Side prompted a lockdown at an elementary school in the North Lawndale neighborhood Thursday afternoon.

05/29/2014

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12 Shot Across Chicago Since Monday Afternoon

At least 12 people — including two teenage boys — have been wounded in shootings on the South and West Sides since Monday afternoon.

05/13/2014

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