North Lawndale

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Man Dies In North Lawndale Crash

The man was driving northbound in the 1500 block of South Central Park Avenue at 10 a.m. when his vehicle crashed into a tree, police said.

01/22/2015

Map of the two proposed sites for the Obama Presidential Library presented by the University of Chicago. (Credit: University of Chicago)

Emanuel Introduces Plan To Transfer Park District Land For Obama Library

Bringing the Obama Presidential Library and Museum to Chicago might be a step closer to reality, as Mayor Rahm Emanuel was set to unveil an ordinance he hopes will help ease concerns of the Barack Obama Foundation.

01/21/2015

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4 Dead, 13 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

The most recent fatal shooting happened Sunday morning on the Near West Side. Shawn Holloway, 21, was shot in the side and back about 11 a.m. in the 2100 block of West Warren Boulevard, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

01/19/2015

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)

North Lawndale Residents Redouble Efforts To Get Obama Library

West Side residents staged a rally Thursday to make their case for building the proposed Obama Presidential Library in North Lawndale.

01/16/2015

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Iowa Man Charged In Fatal Christmas Shooting In North Lawndale

Lorenzo Jones, 29, of Iowa City, Iowa, is charged with first-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder and aggravated battery with discharge of a firearm, according to Chicago Police.

01/14/2015

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Cab Driver Shot And Killed In North Lawndale

The man, believed to be between 45 and 55 years old, was shot in the chest about 8:45 p.m. in the 1200 block of South Albany Avenue, police News Affairs Officer Amina Greer said.

01/09/2015

Authorities investigate after a shooting in North Lawndale late Sunday. / photo from Network Video Productions

Lawyer: Man Accidentally Fatally Shot ‘Dear Friend’ While Playing With Gun

A man fatally shot his “dear friend” on accident while playing with a gun Sunday night at their North Lawndale home, his attorney said.

01/07/2015

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Man Critically Wounded In North Lawndale Shooting

The 20-year-old was shot after an argument turned physical in the 1300 block of South Kolin Avenue about 10:50 p.m., police said.

01/05/2015

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Parolee Accused Of Robbing Mother’s Landlord After Rent Paid

Matthew D. Duett’s mother paid her landlord this month in cash for the West Side apartment she shares with her parolee son, then he stole it right back, prosecutors said.

12/29/2014

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Man Stabbed Multiple Times During Attempted Carjacking In North Lawndale

A man was stabbed during an attempted carjacking late Saturday in the North Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side.

11/30/2014

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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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