Shiny New Playground Replaces Old One Riddled With Bullet Holes And Dangers At Penn Elementary School In LawndaleIn December 2019, the playground outside William Penn Elementary School in North Lawndale was full of dangers. The slide was even shot up with bullet holes. As CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reported Tuesday night, that playground is finally fixed.
North Lawndale Employment Network Has A New Home, And Some Proud Success StoriesWe’re always looking for ways to help people get back to work in this tough job market. In order to do that, you’ve got to go into neighborhoods and see what’s working. CBS 2’s Jackie Kostek did just that, and found a heck of a success story in North Lawndale.
Stone Temple Baptist Church Pastor Is On A Mission To Bring Beauty, Peace, And Restoration To North Lawndale“If I wake up and don't do something for somebody else, oh my God, I feel like, 'Did you really serve your purpose today?'” Pastor Reshorna Fitzpatrick said.
Douglass 18, Mini Golf Course Designed By Teens, Reopens In North LawndaleThe miniature golf course replaces an old run-down putt-putt course, and is providing some inspiration to the community.
With 3 Mass Shootings In 4 Days On West Side, Community Leaders Hold Peace Walk And Talk With Neighbors About CrisisThree mass shootings transpired over a period of four days recently on the city’s West Side – leaving two teenagers dead and 13 other people injured after gunshots rang out in North Lawndale and Austin. As CBS 2’s Jackie Kostek reported Sunday, community members say the violence does not sit well with them.
West Side Residents Skeptical Of Police Response Following Mass ShootingsDozens of Chicago police officers and the department's top brass put on a show of force Friday night as they lined up in Douglas Park just blocks from where two mass shootings took place this week.
North Lawndale Church Holds Peace Walk Following Mass ShootingsSt. Agatha Parish held a peace walk in Chicago's North Lawndale neighborhood in response to the two mass shootings that took place there on Wednesday.
'I Sacrificed Everything For Him,' Says Mom Of Teen Killed 1 Of 2 In Back-To-Back Mass Shootings In North Lawndale; Police Question 3 Persons Of InterestPolice late Thursday were questioning three persons of interest in connection with a pair of mass shootings that happened blocks apart within minutes in North Lawndale the night before.
Attorney General Merrick Garland Meets With Anti-Violence Groups Searching For Solutions In The Wake Of Mass ShootingsAttorney General Merrick Garland met with READI Chicago in North Lawndale as part of a strike force launch against gun violence on the federal level.
3-Year-Old Shot While Riding In Car In North LawndaleA 3-year-old was struck by gunfire while riding in a car in Chicago's North Lawndale neighborhood Monday afternoon.
Two Chicago Police Officers Attacked By Dog In North LawndaleThe officers were attacked on South Richmond Street in the North Lawndale neighborhood.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot Announces 'Reclaiming Communities Campaign' With 250 New Affordable Homes In North LawndaleMayor Lori Lightfoot, along with city leaders, announced the launch of the " Reclaiming Communities Campaign."
'A Sense Of Security': North Lawndale Residents Praise Volunteers Going Door-To-Door Giving COVID Shots“I’m thankful for them coming here to give it to me. That way I won’t have to go anywhere, because I don’t get around that good."
'I Want To Enjoy People Again': Community Group Hits North Lawndale To Get People The COVID VaccineThe team is doing the neighborhood walks every other week. Twelve residents signed up to get the COVID vaccine.
SUV, With 5 Kids Inside, Crashes Into Building In North LawndaleFive children and a woman are recovering after an SUV crashed into a building in North Lawndale Monday night.