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.
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.
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.
A 14-year-old boy was shot Sunday afternoon in the North Lawndale neighborhood.
Thieves made off with more than two dozen iPads after using a small sledhammer to bust off the locks at a North Lawndale school.
Chicago firefighters spent several hours Tuesday morning putting out a stubborn fire in the North Lawndale neighborhood.
One man was killed in a crash Wednesday evening in the North Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side, police said.
A man was fatally shot Sunday afternoon in the North Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side, according to police.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A man died after he was shot within one block of his home in the North Lawndale neighborhood Tuesday afternoon on the West Side.
A man died after he was shot in the North Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side Tuesday afternoon.
The most recent fatal shooting occurred Thursday evening in the South Side Englewood neighborhood.
A shooting on the West Side prompted a lockdown at an elementary school in the North Lawndale neighborhood Thursday afternoon.
At least 12 people — including two teenage boys — have been wounded in shootings on the South and West Sides since Monday afternoon.