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Lawndale (Chicago, Illinois)

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  • 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....
  • Education coalition: Turnaround vote invalid because of conflicts of interest

    Education coalition: Turnaround vote invalid because of conflicts of interest
    An education coalition will hold a news conference this morning to press its case that a Chicago Board of Education vote last month to "turn around" three schools was invalid because of conflicts of interest board members have with the politically...
  • 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."...
  • Cops: Gun suspect dies after fleeing police, crashing

    Cops: Gun suspect dies after fleeing police, crashing
    A 30-year-old man is dead after he allegedly fled from police on the West Side and crashed into several vehicles and injuring four people, Chicago police said. At about 12:54 p.m. police were called to Homan Avenue and Lexington Street in the Homan...
  • Cops: Man tried luring girl, 11, by waving $20 bills

    Cops: Man tried luring girl, 11, by waving $20 bills
    A man waved $20 bills at an 11-year-old girl as he tried to lure her into his SUV in the Lawndale neighborhood, according to police. The girl ran home and the man sped off around 6:45 p.m. Monday in the 1500 block of South Keeler Avenue, according to an...
  • Shooting leaves man dead, 4-year-old wounded

    Shooting leaves man dead, 4-year-old wounded
    A man was killed and a 4-year-old boy wounded in Englewood when a gunman opened fire at their car as they sat in the backseat, police said. The victims were driven to Saint Bernard Hospital and Health Care Centers. From there, the boy was taken to...
  • 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...
  • More than 2 dozen gang members arrested in drug investigation

    More than 2 dozen gang members arrested in drug investigation
    Federal and local law enforcement raided stash houses and made arrests early Thursday as authorities cracked down on a gang-controlled heroin and crack cocaine operation just off the Eisenhower Expressway, dubbed the “Heroin Highway” by law...
  • Apartment building foreclosures plunge in Chicago

     Apartment building foreclosures plunge in Chicago
    Foreclosure cases were filed against almost 2,800 Chicago apartment buildings with 7,700 units last year, the smallest number since the housing crisis began and a sign of the residential market's stabilization. The more than 30 percent decrease in...
  • 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’...
  • 'Sirens' will film season 2 in Chicago

    'Sirens' will film season 2 in Chicago
    USA Network has announced that “Sirens” will return for a 13-episode second season.  The comedy, which is filmed in Chicago, centers on a trio of quippy EMTs, one of whom is the naïve new guy played by DePaul University grad Kevin Bigley.  ...