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Anthony Hayes Jr. (left) and Deandre Noy (right) are charged in connection with a shooting in the North Lawndale neighborhood. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Two Charged In North Lawndale Shooting

Two men charged in connection with a shooting Monday night in the North Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side have been ordered held on $250,000 bond each.

03/28/2014

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Dead Man Found In Douglas Park Lagoon

Police did not know the man’s exact age, only saying he was an adult. Area Central detectives are conducting a death investigation.

03/24/2014

Rekia Boyd was killed by gunfire from an off-duty Chicago police detective. (CBS)

Off Duty Cop Charged In Fatal 2012 Shooting

A Chicago police officer is facing involuntary manslaughter and other felony offenses in connection with an off-duty shooting of a 22-year-old south suburban woman near a park on Chicago’s West Side in March of 2012.

11/25/2013

File Photo Of A Handgun (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Man Found Shot Dead In Vehicle On West Side

Officers found Steven Noble, 33, inside a vehicle in the 3300 block of West 16th Street.

10/30/2013

Chicago firefighters battle flames and dense smoke at a warehouse fire in North Lawndale. (Credit: Chicago Fire Dept.)

Firefighters Battle Extra-Alarm Blaze In North Lawndale

The blaze, reported just after noon, is in the basement of a five-story warehouse that used to be a furniture company at 1034 S. Kostner Ave.

09/25/2013

CeaseFire

CeaseFire Shutting Down 2 Offices As City Funding Dries Up

Former CeaseFire director Tio Hardiman claimed, over the year the group received funding from the city, murders were down 100 percent in two police beats in Woodlawn.

09/13/2013

Artistic rendering of UCAN's new campus in the North Lawndale neighborhood, which should be completed by the end of 2014. (Credit: UCAN)

Longtime Social Service Group Moving To New West Side HQ

A 144-year old social services group is moving its headquarters from the city’s North Side to a brand new facility in a blighted area of the West Side.

09/12/2013

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Teen Shot On West Side, Three Questioned By Police

The 15-year-old boy was standing outside in the 1500 block of South Kedvale Avenue about 9:40 p.m. when two people drove up, got out of a vehicle and opened fire.

09/09/2013

File Photo Of A Handgun (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Man Shot Along ‘Safe Passage’ Route In North Lawndale

The North Lawndale neighborhood shooting happened about 11:35 p.m. in the 1400 block of South Tripp Avenue.

08/26/2013

Johnson School of Excellence Principal Alice Henry welcomes new students on Friday as the first official day of classes nears. (CBS)

CPS ‘Welcoming School’ Does Its Homework As First Day Nears

CBS 2’s Courtney Gousman was at Johnson School of Excellence in the North Lawndale neighborhood.

08/23/2013

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2 Dead, 9 Wounded In Shootings Since Friday Night

The most recent fatal shooting happened early Saturday in the South Chicago neighborhood.

08/10/2013

File Photo Of Police Tape (AP)

6 Shot Throughout City Overnight

No one was in custody for any of the shootings Friday morning.

08/02/2013

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Man, Woman Critically Wounded In North Lawndale Shooting

The shooting happened about 12:50 a.m. in the 1400 block of South Ridgeway Avenue.

07/10/2013

Police Tape Around Light Pole (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Three Killed In Separate West Side Shootings

Three people — including a 15-year-old boy — were fatally shot Monday afternoon on the West Side, police said.

07/09/2013

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1 Dead, 9 Wounded In Overnight Violence

One man was killed and nine were wounded in shootings across the city that began Wednesday afternoon and continued until just past midnight Thursday.

05/09/2013

Chicago police investigate after officers shot and killed a 16-year-old boy on a bicycle, after he was shooting randomly in the North Lawndale neighborhood. (Credit: CBS)

Cops Kill Boy Who Was Firing Shots From Bicycle On West Side

Witnesses described hearing more than two dozen gunshots, and seeing people running for cover before police arrived on the scene.

05/06/2013

Amilee Cruikshank at work. (CBS)

Someone You Should Know: 109-Year-Old Receptionist

Amilee Cruikshank is a unique person: She still works four days a week and is in excellent health, despite the fact that she will soon be 109 years old. CBS 2’s Harry Porterfield says she’s someone you should know.

04/12/2013

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Woman Found Dead In West Side Park

Janice Prince, 49, of the 7900 block of South Hermitage Avenue, was found with signs of trauma to the head in Douglas Park.

04/01/2013

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At Least 8 Injured In Gun Violence Since Friday Night

At least eight people have been wounded in shootings on the city’s South and West sides between Friday evening and Saturday afternoon.

11/10/2012

School Bus

Bus Driver Accused Of Being Drunk On The Job

A Chicago school bus driver is in trouble being drunk while on the job–and more

11/08/2012

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