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Lawndale (Chicago, Illinois)

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  • 100 Buddhas rise from vacant lots

    100 Buddhas rise from vacant lots
    Some believe the solution to neighborhood violence is increased police presence and arrests. For others, it's teaching parents how to raise respectful children. And then there is a small cadre of idealists who believe all it takes is art. After all,...
  • Cops: Man stabbed to death in domestic dispute

    Cops: Man stabbed to death in domestic dispute
    A West Side man was stabbed to death this morning in a domestic dispute in the Lawndale neighborhood, authorities said. Willie Wimberly, 35, was found fatally stabbed in the 1900 block of South Spaulding Avenue, and declared dead at 9:25 a.m. at Mount...
  • Boy injured in fall from 2nd floor window on West Side

    Boy injured in fall from 2nd floor window on West Side
    A 4-year-old boy fell from a second-story window in his family’s North Lawndale neighborhood apartment Saturday and narrowly missed a spiked metal gate in front of the entrance, authorities said. The boy had apparently been jumping on the couch...
  • '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...
  • Analyzing the effects of shutting Red Line for 5 months on South Side

    Analyzing the effects of shutting Red Line for 5 months on South Side
    The Chicago Transit Authority's next big project and its impact on riders were the focus of conversation Friday afternoon at Carter's Barbershop in the city's North Lawndale neighborhood. Bert Downing, the owner of the shop at 3622 W. Cermak Road in...
  • Is it curtains for Central Park Theatre?

    Is it curtains for Central Park Theatre?
    In a sea of empty lots in Chicago's North Lawndale neighborhood sits a faded relic that is one of the most historically significant American movie theaters still standing. When it opened in 1917, the red-brick, three-story Central Park Theatre was...
  • 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...
  • UCAN to break ground on new campus, address gun violence

    UCAN to break ground on new campus, address gun violence
    Before Tom Vanden Berk's 15-year-old son was shot and killed at a Rogers Park house party in 1992, Vanden Berk didn't think much could be done about gun control. But since then, the gun violence prevention movement has been front and center in his life....
  • Cops locate missing 10-year-old

    Cops locate missing 10-year-old
    UPDATE: Chicago police located the Anton Haywood safe at a relative's home, Chicago police said. Chicago police were searching for a 10-year-old boy who disappeared from his West Side home Sunday morning. Anton Haywood's mother told authorities that she...