About 3:15 p.m., the boy was standing in a playground in the 1300 block of South St. Louis Avenue when he heard gunfire and felt pain, police said.
It had been a physical game between two intense rivals Wednesday night, as North Lawndale beat Marshall in the 3A sectional playoff. When the two teams lined up to shake hands, they began exchanging heated words, and soon players were throwing punches.
Officers responded to the “domestic-related stabbing” about 8 p.m. in the 1800 block of South Central Park Avenue, said police News Affairs Officer Ronald Gaines.
West Side elected officials are using this president’s day to raise support for an Obama Presidential Library on the West Side.
Two men were ordered held on $500,000 bonds Wednesday after being charged with shooting a man several times last week in the North Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side.
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.
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.
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.
West Side residents staged a rally Thursday to make their case for building the proposed Obama Presidential Library 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.
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.
A man fatally shot his “dear friend” on accident while playing with a gun Sunday night at their North Lawndale home, his attorney said.
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.
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.
A man was stabbed during an attempted carjacking late Saturday in the North Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side.
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.