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Seven Injured In Shootings Across Chicago Since Tuesday Morning

The most recent shooting happened about 11:40 p.m. in the North Lawndale neighborhood on the Southwest Side. A 14-year-old boy was outside in the 2200 block of South Central Park Avenue when an SUV drove past and someone inside fired shots in his direction.

05/27/2015

Douglas Park (Source: Riot Fest)

Riot Fest Moving To Douglas Park

Facing backlash from the Humboldt Park community for damage caused by last year’s festival, organizers of Riot Fest have moved the annual punk rock bash to Douglas Park.

05/20/2015

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Autopsy Inconclusive For Body Found In North Lawndale Garbage Bin

The body of a male was discovered about 4 p.m. Thursday in the 1400 block of South Avers, police said. An autopsy came back inconclusive, pending further studies.

05/18/2015

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Body Found In Garbage Bin In North Lawndale

The body of a male was discovered about 4 p.m. Thursday in the 1400 block of South Avers.

05/14/2015

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Man Shot In North Lawndale

About 4:50 p.m., the 21-year-old was shot in the leg in the 4100 block of West 21st Place, police said.

05/13/2015

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Man Killed In North Lawndale Shooting

A man was shot to death in a North Lawndale store Tuesday afternoon.

04/21/2015

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Nine Wounded In Thursday Shootings

In the most recent shooting, a man suffered a gunshot wound to the chest in the West Englewood neighborhood on the South Side.

04/17/2015

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Woman Charged With Lying About Attack, Abduction

A 39-year-old woman has been charged with filing a false police report, after allegedly lying about being attacked and kidnapped outside a CTA train station on the West Side.

04/17/2015

A woman was kidnapped as she left the Pulaski Pink Line station on April 11, 2015, and held captive in a nearby abandoned building for three days. (Credit: CBS)

Woman Kidnapped, Held Captive For 3 Days In Abandoned Building

Police were warning residents in the North Lawndale neighborhood, after a woman was kidnapped near a CTA station in broad daylight, and held captive for three days.

04/15/2015

Police investigate after a 15-year-olld boy was critically wounded in a North Lanwdale shooting Tuesday night. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Teen Critically Wounded In North Lawndale Shooting

About 9:55 p.m., officers found the teen with gunshot wounds to the abdomen and both legs in the 4100 block of West 16th Street, police said.

04/15/2015

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Boy, 12, Shot In North Lawndale

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.

03/16/2015

A high school basketball game between North Lawndale and Marshall erupted into a brawl after a punch was thrown in the postgame handshake line Wednesday night. (Credit: Instagram)

North Lawndale Players Challenge Suspension In Wake Of Basketball Brawl

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.

03/13/2015

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Two Stabbed In North Lawndale Domestic Incident

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.

02/23/2015

Cook County Commissioner Robert Steele leads West Side elected official in calling for Obama Library on this side of town. (Credit: Craig Dellimore)

West Side Officials Say North Lawndale Obama Library Site Would Have Biggest Impact

West Side elected officials are using this president’s day to raise support for an Obama Presidential Library on the West Side.

02/16/2015

John Potts (left) and Tremaine Jeter (right) are charged with shooting a 54-year-old man in North Lawndale. (Photo credit: Chicago Police)

Two Charged In North Lawndale Shooting

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.

02/05/2015

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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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