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Lawndale (Chicago, Illinois)

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  • Police cars crash on Eisenhower during pursuit, 3 held

    Police cars crash on Eisenhower during pursuit, 3 held
    Three people are in custody this morning after leading police on a chase that started in the Lawndale neighborhood and ended in Hammond, Ind., according to Chicago Police.About 11:15 p.m. shots were fired from a vehicle at the intersection of Ogden and...
  • 7 shootings in 3 hours leave 2 dead, 5 wounded

    7 shootings in 3 hours leave 2 dead, 5 wounded
    Two men were killed and five people wounded between 3 a.m. and 6 a.m. Saturday morning. The most recent homicide happened about 5:45 a.m. in the 9700 block of South Exchange Avenue in the South Deering neighborhood on the Far South Side. Police were sent...
  • 4-years probation for CPS worker who stole $20K from NW Side school

    4-years probation for CPS worker who stole $20K from NW Side school
    A former Chicago public school's teaching assistant was sentenced to 4-years probation after she admitted stealing more than $20,000 from a Northwest Side school to pay off credit card bills, prosecutors said. Sonia Lopez, 50, pleaded guilty Wednesday to...
  • Owner of scrap company charged after 8 school buses stolen

    Owner of scrap company charged after 8 school buses stolen
    The owner of a scrap company where the remains of several school buses were found after being stolen from the Far South Side has been charged with illegal possession of auto titles, police said. The name of the Sunrise Transportation bus company could be...
  • 27 displaced by Albany Park apartment fire

    27 displaced by Albany Park apartment fire
    A fire in a three-story brick apartment building in the Albany Park neighborhood early Sunday morning displaced 27 people, authorities said. Fire engines, trucks and ambulances jammed the blocks surrounding the building, in the 4800 block of North...
  • Man, 71, among 3 who walk to hospitals after shootings

    Man, 71, among 3 who walk to hospitals after shootings
    Three men walked into hospitals with gunshot wounds from separate shooting on the West Side, police said. A 71-year-old man was shot in the leg in the 3000 block of West Warren Boulevard in the East Garfield Park neighborhood, police said. He walked into...
  • 'Louder Than a Bomb' still crackles with young poets' ideas

    'Louder Than a Bomb' still crackles with young poets' ideas
    Last week, in a valiant effort and one that deserves to be applauded, the mayor and NBA Hall of Famer Isiah Thomas took the point in an effort to raise money to expand the at-risk youth basketball program known as Windy City Hoops. “For me, as a...
  • Man gets 50 years for shooting man over cell phone

    Man gets 50 years for shooting man over cell phone
    A Chicago man was sentenced to 50 years in prison for trying to kill a man who he suspected of stealing a cell phone after a party in the North Lawndale neighborhood, prosecutors said today. Frank Jemison was convicted of the Sept. 14, 2008 shooting of a...
  • Police shoot man suspected of abducting his 2-year-old child

    Police shoot man suspected of abducting his 2-year-old child
    A man suspected of abducting his 2-year-old child from the south suburb of Bridgeview was shot and critically wounded by a Chicago police officer after the suspect struck the officer with his car in a restaurant parking lot in the North Lawndale...
  • Week 1: August 20-26

    Week 1: August 20-26
    Week 1 – Aug. 20-26 All games 7:30 unless noted. FRIDAY, AUG. 24 NORTHEASTERN ATHLETIC Hope Academy vs. Longwood, 7 at St. Rita NONCONFERENCE Addison Trail at West Chicago Batavia at Glenbard North Buffalo Grove at Lake Forest Burlington...
  • Construction worker, 25, injured in Lawndale fire

    Construction worker, 25, injured in Lawndale fire
    A 25-year-old man was critically injured in a fire late this afternoon in the Lawndale neighborhood, officials said. The fire was reported at 5:35 p.m. on the 1800 block of South Kostner Avenue, police said. The fire happened in a store front, which...