RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Lawndale (Chicago, Illinois)

A collection of news and information related to Lawndale (Chicago, Illinois) published by this site and its partners.

Top Lawndale (Chicago, Illinois) Articles

Displaying items 23-33
  • Experts: Police arrest for marijuana offenses out of habit

    Experts: Police arrest for marijuana offenses out of habit
    Two years after marijuana possession became a ticketable offense, arresting people with a few grams of the drug remains a bad habit for law enforcement, drug policy researchers said Monday at a Roosevelt University symposium. Cook County has the highest...
  • 3 West Side schools picked for "Turnaround Arts" program

     3 West Side schools picked for "Turnaround Arts" program
    Chicago will be among the cities added to a national arts initiative aimed at improving academically failing schools, a program funded in part by the U.S. Department of Education and supported by stars like actress Kerry Washington. The President’...
  • U.S. Attorney announces new outreach for juvenile gun offenders

    U.S. Attorney announces new outreach for juvenile gun offenders
    One by one, the faces of 13 Chicago youths slain in gun violence this year beamed from a projection screen to the group of civic leaders gathered at a downtown luncheon to hear U.S. Attorney Zach Fardon speak. The teens’ lives ended in...
  • Man, 29, fatally shot on West Side

    Man, 29, fatally shot on West Side
    A 29-year-old man was shot to death in the West Side's Lawndale neighborhood Monday night, police said. The shooting happened about 10:45 p.m. in the 2400 block of West Fillmore Street, Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro said....
  • Rename reparations to level racial playing field in U.S.

    Rename reparations to level racial playing field in U.S.
    "Have you heard of Irish amnesia?" a jolly Irish-American friend once joked. "It's when you forget everything but the grudges." Indeed, I responded, a lot of us black folks can identify with that: We forget everything but our "40 acres and a mule."...
  • Chicago logs its first double homicide of year

    South Chicago on Sunday saw Chicago's first double homicide of the year, according to a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data. Two men, ages 18 and 35, were shot to death in the 9100 block of South Commercial Avenue, officials said. Chicago...
  • Lawndale shooting leaves boy, 17, hospitalized

    Lawndale shooting leaves boy, 17, hospitalized
    A 17-year-old boy was shot in the arm this afternoon in the Lawndale neighborhood, police said. It happened in the 500 block of South Washtenaw Avenue about 3:10 p.m. said Chicago Police spokesman Officer Veejay Zala. The victim, a 17-year-old shot in...
  • CPS, many other schools to stay closed Tuesday

    CPS, many other schools to stay closed Tuesday
    Hundreds of schools, including the Chicago Public Schools, have decided to remain closed on Tuesday because of the dangerous cold. "Tuesday’s expected continuation of subzero temperatures and high winds will make it dangerous for children and...
  • CPS schools will resume classes on Wednesday

    CPS schools will resume classes on Wednesday
    Chicago Public Schools will resume classes on Wednesday after dangerous cold forced the district to close for two straight days this week. "Temperatures are expected to warm Wednesday close to January averages, making it safe for students and staff to...
  • Chicago dancer Lil Kemo ready for bigger breakthrough

    Chicago dancer Lil Kemo ready for bigger breakthrough
    Travon Biggs, a.k.a. the Bop King of the World, a.k.a. the Fastest Legs on the West Side, a.k.a. the originator of the Kemo Step, a.k.a. Lil' Kemo, walked up his unplowed street in North Lawndale the other day, sneakers sliding sideways in the slush....
  • Showtime's 'Shameless' filming in Chicago next week

    Showtime's 'Shameless' filming in Chicago next week
    Showtime’s “Shameless” will make its biannual visit to Chicago next week. The dramedy starring William H. Macy and Emmy Rossum will film exterior scenes in Chicago Feb. 11-16, according to a spokeswoman for Showtime. The North Lawndale...