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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

Shooting

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

Scream

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

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

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

Pregnant Girl Shot

2 Killed, 5 Shot — Including Pregnant Woman — In Overnight Gun Violence

Two men were killed and five people were wounded – including a 17-year-old pregnant girl – in a rash of shootings late Monday and early Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–06/12/2012

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Alert Issued After Robbery Of Senior On South Side

Police have issued an alert, with a surveillance photo of a suspect, following the violent robbery of a senior citizen in the lobby of his apartment building in the South Side Woodlawn neighborhood.

06/03/2012

Michael Myrieckes is charged with murder in the shootings of his two roommates -- Avelino Sanchez and Lori Inman -- on May 25, 2012. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged With Murder Of Roommates

A man has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder after his two roommates were found dead with shotgun wounds to the chest Friday night in the South Side Woodlawn neighborhood, police said.

05/27/2012

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