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Police: Man Trying To Lure Children With Candy In Woodlawn

Police issued an alert Saturday warning Woodlawn residents of a man attempting to lure children with candy.

06/08/2013

Demonstrates were arrested as they laid down in the 61st street crosswalk at Cottage Grove Avenue. (Credit: CBS)

Police Arrest Demonstrators Protesting School Closings

Opponents of the Chicago public schools closing plan are taking the gloves off…in the streets and in the courts. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.

05/15/2013

Jonathan Watkins shows up at Area South police headquarters, to meet with detectives about the shooting that left him wounded, and killed his 6-month-old daughter, Jonylah Watkins. (Credit: CBS)

Pastor: Slain Baby’s Dad Cooperating With Police ‘Fully And Completely’

Six-month-old Jonylah Watkins died after she was shot multiple times Monday afternoon in the Woodlawn neighborhood as dad Jonathan Watkins, a reputed gang member, was changing her diaper in a minivan.

03/14/2013

Jonylah Watkins was shot and killed while with her father in a parked minivan on the South Side. Police believe the shooter was targeting her father. (Facebook)

Baby Dies After Woodlawn Shooting; ‘Senseless, Despicable Act’

A 6-month-old girl died Tuesday morning, hours after she and her father were shot multiple times while he was changing her diaper in the family van in the Woodlawn neighborhood — a crime the mayor described as “a senseless, despicable act.”

CBS Chicago–03/12/2013

A house in Woodlawn collapsed. (Credit: CBS)

High Winds May Have Caused Building Collapse

It happened in the 6300 block of South Evans, in the city’s Woodlawn neighborhood.

01/20/2013

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11-Year-Old Shot In Woodlawn

An 11-year-old boy was shot in the Woodlawn neighborhood Tuesday night.

12/26/2012

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1 Dead, 13 Wounded In Christmas Eve, Christmas Shootings

One person was killed and 13 wounded in gun violence over the Christmas holiday, including an 11-year-old boy grazed by a bullet and a man who was shot to death during a dispute in the Englewood neighborhood.

12/26/2012

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Driver Flees On Foot After Pedestrian Killed In Woodlawn Crash

A driver was arrested after trying to run away from a Woodlawn neighborhood crash that killed a pedestrian Tuesday morning.

12/18/2012

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Man Fatally Shot In Woodlawn

A man is dead after being shot multiple times Tuesday morning in the South Side Woodlawn neighborhood.

10/30/2012

Rev. Corey Brooks discusses his cross-country walk to raise money for a community center in Woodlawn. (Credit: CBS)

Pastor Finishes Cross-Country Walk To Raise Money For Community Center

A South Side pastor has completed his cross-country fundraising walk, and has returned to Chicago.

CBS Chicago–10/15/2012

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Man Shot And Killed In Woodlawn

A man was shot and killed Tuesday morning in the Woodlawn neighborhood on the South Side.

CBS Chicago–09/25/2012

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Robber Wearing ‘Scream’ Mask Strikes South Side Neighborhoods

CHICAGO (CBS) — Police are warning South Side residents about a gunman who has been going around in a mask inspired by the movie “Scream.” As WBBM Newsradio’s Jackie Swike reports, police say a young […]

CBS Chicago–09/08/2012

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Vehicle Strikes Bicyclist In Woodlawn

A vehicle struck a bicyclist Sunday in the South Side Woodlawn neighborhood.

08/26/2012

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Man Critically Hurt In Woodlawn Drive-By

A man was critically injured in a drive-by shooting in the South Side Woodlawn community Tuesday evening.

08/07/2012

CHA

CHA Taking Wait List Applications In 3 South Side Neighborhoods

The Chicago Housing Authority is taking applications to get on its wait list for sites in three adjacent areas of the city.

WBBM Newsradio–08/06/2012

Rev. Corey Brooks (Credit: CBS)

Mayor, Governor Join Part Of Chicago Pastor’s Cross-Country Walk

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Gov. Pat Quinn joined a South Side pastor on Sunday for part of his cross-country walk to raise money for a new community center, as well as awareness about the city’s violence problems.

07/15/2012

West Woodlawn Shooting

Report: Neighbors Frustrated As Crime Spikes In Wards Near Dangerous Areas

Violence has become not just a problem for Chicago’s most dangerous areas, but the adjoining neighborhoods as well.

CBS Chicago–07/09/2012

Chicago firefighters respond to an extra-alarm fire near 64th Street and Cottage Grove Avenue on July 8, 2012. (Credit: Chicago Fire Department)

Firefighters Battle Extra Alarm Blaze In Woodlawn

Emergency crews are on the scene of an extra alarm fire Sunday morning in the South Side Woodlawn neighborhood.

07/08/2012

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Three Shot In Woodlawn Drive-By

Three men were shot near the South Side Woodlawn neighborhood Wednesday afternoon.

07/04/2012

Tyquan Tyler, 13, died after he was shot in the chest a few blocks from his home on June 24, 2012. (Credit: Facebook)

13-Year-Old Boy Shot, Killed On South Side

A 13-year-old boy died after being shot early Sunday in the South Side Woodlawn neighborhood. police said.

06/24/2012

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