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  • 16-year-old seriously wounded in Chicago Lawn shooting

     
    A 16-year-old boy was shot in the back and seriously injured this evening in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood, authorities said. The boy, who preliminary information indicated was 16, was shot just after 7:30 p.m. in the 5900 block of South California Avenue...
  • 1 killed, 2 hurt in Chicago Lawn shooting

     
    A shooting in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood Tuesday afternoon left an 18-year-old man dead and two others seriously injured, police said. Chicago Police respond to the scene of the shooting on the 6100 block of South Sacramento Avenue this afternoon....
  • Emanuel unveils plan to shift 500 police officers to high-crime areas

     
    Posted by John Byrne and Jeremy Gorner at 11:43 a.m.; updated at 2:25 p.m. Mayor Rahm Emanuel today formally announced that 500 Chicago police officers will be redeployed to high-crime areas this summer. "This is a down payment on my......
  • City unveils new program to combat home foreclosures

    City unveils new program to combat home foreclosures
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel is targeting nine hard-hit neighborhoods in Chicago's latest effort to stem the tide of home foreclosures and, as with many recent announcements, the mayor is counting on private investment to make his plans work. The "Micro-Market...
  • 3 South Side communities see 2 homicides

    Three South Side community areas each have recorded two homicides this month, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. In Chicago Lawn, a 17-year-old girl was shot and killed Tuesday in the 3000 block of West 64th Street, police said (story on...
  • 7 wounded in overnight shootings across city

    7 wounded in overnight shootings across city
    Seven people -- including a 15-year-old boy -- were wounded overnight in shootings across the city, but none of the injuries appeared life-threatening. • A 46-year-old woman was shot in the buttock and suffered a graze wound to her head at 10:18 p....
  • Austin sees 2 homicides in 2 days

    Austin saw two homicides in two days this week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. On Monday, a 54-year-old man was shot to death in the 500 block of North Leamington Avenue, police said. A day earlier, a 14-year-old boy was fatally shot...
  • Man critically injured in Chicago Lawn house fire

    Man critically injured in Chicago Lawn house fire
    A Southwest Side man was critically injured in a fire at his Chicago Lawn neighborhood home this morning, fire officials said. The fire broke out the basement of the 1½-story frame residence in the 6200 block of South Whipple Street shortly after 4:30 a....
  • No bail for man charged with killing Lawndale activist

    No bail for man charged with killing Lawndale activist
    A judge today ordered a Chicago Lawn man accused of bludgeoning a Lawndale activist to be held without bond on a first-degree murder charge. Richard Charles, 21, of the 3300 block of West 65th Place is accused of killing Ricky Randolph, 47, by hitting...
  • 2 West Side communities see 3 homicides

    Two West Side community areas each recorded three homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. In North Lawndale, a 27-year-old man was shot to death Tuesday in the 1800 block of South Kedzie Avenue, one day after an...
  • 2 killed in Southwest Side shooting

    2 killed in Southwest Side shooting
    Two men were killed this morning in a shooting in the city's Chicago Lawn neighborhood on the Southwest Side, officials said. The victims are Juan Guzman, 23, of the 5600 block of South Troy Street in Chicago, and Santos Rodriguez, 22, of the 5900...