A 19-year-old and a 21-year-old were sitting in a parked van in the 3100 block of South Keeler Avenue about 11:30 p.m. when a dark-colored SUV drove up and someone inside fired shots.
About 1 p.m. Sunday, an orange Hummer blocked a Lincoln Navigator head-on at the corner of West 28th Street and South Sawyer Avenue, police at the scene said. Two people with guns then stepped out of the Hummer and fired nearly a dozen bullets at the Navigator.
After allegedly shooting a man in the South Lawndale neighborhood Tuesday night, two suspects led Chicago police on a car chase that ended in their arrests in west suburban Lyons.
A man arguing with his girlfriend was hospitalized early Thursday after his mother’s boyfriend shot him during a domestic dispute in the South Lawndale neighborhood on the Southwest Side.
A 15-year-old boy was shot and killed in the Little Village neighborhood Sunday afternoon. The boy, whose identity was not immediately released, was shot in the abdomen and side about 4:50 p.m. in the 3000 block of South Kedvale Avenue.
A man died Wednesday evening after he was shot in the South Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side. Early Wednesday morning, another man on the West Side was killed in the East Garfield Park neighborhood.
An apartment fire in the South Lawndale neighborhood spread to the two neighboring buildings early Saturday, injuring 10 people – including four children – and leaving 20 people displaced.
A firefighter was among five people injured when a three-alarm blaze erupted at a South Lawndale apartment building Monday afternoon on the Southwest Side.
A man died after he crashed his minivan into a light pole early Sunday in the South Lawndale neighborhood.
At least 12 people have been wounded in shootings in the city — mainly in the South, West and Near West sides — since Friday. The shooting victims, one of whom was critically wounded, have all been male, between 14 and 49 years old.
A 26-year-old man was shot multiple times throughout the head and body while he was “tagging” a garage early Saturday in the West Side South Lawndale neighborhood.
Police say two men tied up and robbed a West Lawndale store owner, took money from the register and left in the owner’s car on Monday. But that apparently wasn’t enough.
A citywide study by Northwestern University has determined that the South and Southwest sides are the unhealthiest.