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  • Man killed, another hurt in Lawndale shootings

    Man killed, another hurt in Lawndale shootings
    A 22-year-old man was killed and another man injured in separate shootings in the West Side's Lawndale neighborhood early this morning, authorities said. About 12:50 a.m., the 22-year-old man was shot in the lower back while sitting inside a parked...
  • Lawndale shooting leaves man critically wounded

    Lawndale shooting leaves man critically wounded
    A 34-year-old man who was shot in the Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side tonight was hospitalized in critical condition, police said. Someone shot the man in the abdomen about 6:35 p.m. in the 4000 block of West 16th Street, said Chicago Police...
  • Basketball schedule | Jan. 1-13

    BOYS Thursday, Jan. 3 Prairie Ridge at Woodstock, 7 Wheaton Academy at Cary Christian (N.C.), 7:30 Friday, Jan. 4 Benet at Notre Dame, 7:30 Bradley at Thornwood, 6:30 Brother Rice at Bishop McNamara, 7 Coal City at Dwight, 7 Downers Grove South at...
  • Buddha heads designed to get people thinking

    Buddha heads designed to get people thinking
    Half-submerged Buddha head sculptures started popping up in five Chicago neighborhoods in the fall, and in 2013, the next phrase of the public art installation is set to turn even more communities on its head. Ten Thousand Ripples—a...
  • 3 wounded in West Side shootings this morning

    3 wounded in West Side shootings this morning
    Three people were wounded in shootings on the West Side late this morning, police said. In the first attack, a man in his 30s was shot in the abdomen and another person was shot in the arm about 10:35 a.m. in the 1800 block of North Whipple Street in...
  • New City sees 4 homicides in 10 days

    New City has recorded four homicides in the last 10 days, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. On Nov. 22, a 19-year-old man was shot to death in the 4900 block of South Seeley Avenue, police said. One day earlier, a 19-year-old man was...
  • 'Caught up in the moment,' cop rushes into West Side fire

    'Caught up in the moment,' cop rushes into West Side fire
    Chicago Police Department Officer Edward Leighton was a block away when he learned of a fire in the 1900 block of South Drake Avenue in the Lawndale neighborhood yesterday. Without pausing to think, he ran into the smoke-filled apartment building and...
  • Northwest Side man badly hurt in Lawndale hit-and-run

    Northwest Side man badly hurt in Lawndale hit-and-run
    Police are seeking the driver of a car that plowed into a Northwest Side man in the Lawndale neighborhood this morning, critically injuring him the day before his 51st birthday. About 11 a.m. the victim was on foot by himself crossing Ogden Avenue at...
  • Auto yard owner indicted in theft of school buses

    Auto yard owner indicted in theft of school buses
    The owner of a Chicago auto yard has been indicted on dozens of felony charges for an allegedly brazen scheme to steal eight school buses from a Far South Side bus company and shred them for scrap. Sergio Quintero, 44, pleaded not guilty Friday to a 58-...
  • Police fatally shoot boy they say fired at pedestrians in Lawndale

    Police fatally shoot boy they say fired at pedestrians in Lawndale
    A teenaged gunman on a bicycle who officials said was firing shots at pedestrians and police officers was fatally shot by police this afternoon on the West Side, according to authorities. The gunman, who is 15 or 16, was pronounced dead at Mount Sinai...
  • Martin Luther King Jr. brought the fight to Chicago

    Martin Luther King Jr. brought the fight to Chicago
    Two years before his assassination, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. rented an apartment in Chicago. At the time, blacks and whites here lived lives as firmly separated as in the Deep South, where his civil rights crusade had begun. African-Americans faced...