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Lawndale (Chicago, Illinois)

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  • '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...
  • Emanuel says suburbs will pay more for city water too

    Emanuel says suburbs will pay more for city water too
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel today defended his proposed water and sewer rate hikes that will more than double bills for many city households by 2015, saying that the move will allow Chicago to charge the suburbs more for water as well. And that means suburban...
  • It's showtime for 'Shameless' stars in Chicago

    It's showtime for 'Shameless' stars in Chicago
    “The Chicago Code” and “The Playboy Club” didn’t make it to a second season, but fellow Chicago-based TV series “Shameless” did. And it has been filming exterior scenes for Season 2 — which premieres on...
  • Emanuel taps Daley's daughter for arts team

    Emanuel taps Daley's daughter for arts team
    Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday announced his cultural affairs team and said he plans to have Mayor Richard Daley's daughter help revive a long-dormant advisory panel. Nora Daley Conroy will chair the Chicago Cultural Affairs Advisory Committee....
  • Olivia Wilde movie 'Relanxious' not filming in Chicago this summer, Pauly D appearing at Binny's, Landon Donovan dines at Tavernita

    Olivia Wilde movie 'Relanxious' not filming in Chicago this summer, Pauly D appearing at Binny's, Landon Donovan dines at Tavernita
    You could count on at least one high-profile Hollywood film shooting in the Chicago area the last few summers, from “Public Enemies” in 2008 and “A Nightmare on Elm Street” in 2009 to “Transformers: Dark of the Moon”...
  • Coordinating care Medical Home Network will link hospitals, clinics and doctors serving Medicaid patients

    Coordinating care Medical Home Network will link hospitals, clinics and doctors serving Medicaid patients
    In an unprecedented effort to improve medical care on the Southwest Side, the Cook County Health and Hospitals System, five private hospitals, and dozens of clinics and physician practices have agreed to cooperate in bolstering basic care for Medicaid...
  • Next stop: Fresh produce

    Next stop: Fresh produce
    In Steven Casey's Englewood neighborhood, milk and eggs, bread and bologna are easy to find. "In the 'hood, you can get meat all day long," he said. "It may not be good meat, but it's there." What's more difficult to find, Casey said, are what his...
  • Remarkable People: Scott, Jeff and Mark Engle

    Remarkable People: Scott, Jeff and Mark Engle
    The Engle brothers—Scott, Jeff and Mark—grew up around hammers, wrenches and screwdrivers. Heck, each one of 'em hoisted a power saw before he got out of grade school. But, says Scott, the oldest at 53, "we drive desks for a living," meaning...
  • Head of Chicago Neighborhood Initiatives hopes Pullman Park development will pull in jobs, growth

    Head of Chicago Neighborhood Initiatives hopes Pullman Park development will pull in jobs, growth
    On a mild winter afternoon on Chicago's Far South Side, David Doig toured the soon-to-be home of a Wal-Mart Supercenter, now an empty lot stretching the length of 2 1/2 football fields. The lot is a small portion of a 180-acre site that has sat empty...
  • Murder charges filed after man hit by falling fire extinguisher dies

    Murder charges filed after man hit by falling fire extinguisher dies
    A Chicago man has been charged with murder after a fire extinguisher police say he threw off a parking deck hit and fatally injury a homeless man in Elgin. Yancarlo Garcia, of the 1100 block of North Lawndale Avenue, is accused of throwing a fire...