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Lawndale (Chicago, Illinois)

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  • 1 killed, 4 wounded in separate overnight city shootings

    1 killed, 4 wounded in separate overnight city shootings
    A man was killed and four others were wounded in separate shootings Saturday and early Sunday in Chicago, officials said. The fatal shooting happened about 3:20 p.m. in the 1300 block of West Devon Avenue, on the border between the city's Edgewater...
  • Police: Man, 56, fatally shot on West Side

    Police: Man, 56, fatally shot on West Side
    A 56-year-old man was fatally shot in the South Austin neighborhood Thursday afternoon, authorities said. Someone inside an approaching vehicle fired shots at the man about 1:35 p.m., in the 100 block of North Leamington Avenue, Police News Affairs...
  • John Hall Fish, 1932-2014, urban activist, dies

    John Hall Fish, 1932-2014, urban activist, dies
    Driven by a desire for social justice and racial reconciliation, John Hall Fish spent much of his career connecting college students and recent graduates with urban nonprofit organizations. In 1969, Mr. Fish co-founded the Associated Colleges of the...
  • Free bike events at 'Chicago's next great park'

    Free bike events at 'Chicago's next great park'
    A free bike rodeo, a series of bike-related workshops and a potluck luncheon will take place Saturday in an effort to promote what is being billed as Chicago’s next great park, officials said. The mix of events will take place in Bucktown and is...
  • Deadline is today for proposals for the Obama presidential library

    Deadline is today for proposals for the Obama presidential library
    President Obama's approval rating may be upside down in some polls, but it hasn't lessened the crowded field of contenders vying for his presidential library. Proposals on where to put the library are due today, according to the Barack Obama Foundation,...
  • '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.  ...
  • UIC offers third site for Obama presidential library

    UIC offers third site for Obama presidential library
    The University of Illinois at Chicago announced Monday that it would offer a third site in its bid for the Obama presidential library. The 23-acre site at West Roosevelt Road and South Kostner Avenue is bordered by West 5th Avenue to the north and South...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
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