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Lawndale (Chicago, Illinois)

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  • 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...
  • School bus driver charged with DUI

    School bus driver charged with DUI
    A school bus driver taking children to a public elementary school on Chicago's North Side was arrested and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol this week after being stopped for erratic driving, officials said Wednesday. A police officer...
  • Murder trial begins in death of homeless man hit by fire extinguisher

    Murder trial begins in death of homeless man hit by fire extinguisher
    A Chicago man who heaved a fire extinguisher from an Elgin parking garage set in motion the events that led to a homeless person's death, a prosecutor argued Monday at the man's murder trial. Yancarlo Garcia, 24, of the 1100 block of North Lawndale...
  • Chicago man not guilty in fire extinguisher death

    Chicago man not guilty in fire extinguisher death
    A Chicago man who had been accused of throwing a fire extinguisher off an Elgin parking garage, striking and killing a homeless man, has been acquitted of first-degree murder charges. A Kane County jury deliberated more than two hours before returning...
  • Black teens say Obama isn't the answer to Chicago's violence

    Black teens say Obama isn't the answer to Chicago's violence
    President Barack Obama will come to Chicago on Friday and talk about guns, heeding the calls from crime-ridden communities to make the city a priority in his national anti-violence agenda. But young African-American men, those most likely to be hit by...
  • Football | 2013 schedule

    WEEK 1 Friday. Aug. 30 Nonconference Ag. Science 22, Roosevelt 0 Buffalo Grove 28, Leyden 14 Douglass 12, Bronzeville 8 Dunbar at Bogan, at Gately DuSable at Aurora Christian, 7 Dyett at Marine, 4:15 at Rockne Evergreen Park 2, Little Village 0 (forfeit)...
  • Remarkable Woman: Alicia La Hoz

    Remarkable Woman: Alicia La Hoz
    When Alicia La Hoz was a child, she considered becoming an architect. She became a psychologist instead — and that has been a blessing for families throughout the Chicago area. Instead of designing buildings, La Hoz designs bridges by collaborating...
  • Woman hit by car, seriously injured after driver suffers attack

    Woman hit by car, seriously injured after driver suffers attack
    A woman was hit by a car and seriously injured in the Lawndale neighborhood this morning after the vehicle's driver lost control because of a medical attack, authorities said. The woman, 52, was hit by a car in the 3000 block of West Harrison Street a...
  • 4 shot on West, South sides

    4 shot on West, South sides
    Four people were injured in shootings on the West and South side late Tuesday and early this morning, police said. In the most recent shooting, someone inside a dark-colored sedan opened fire about 2 a.m. outside a South Side gas station, wounding a 20-...
  • Lawndale man charged with shooting girlfriend on Christmas Day

    Lawndale man charged with shooting girlfriend on Christmas Day
    A 22-year-old man is facing charges in connection with a shooting on Christmas Day 2012 that critically wounded his girlfriend, police said. Jesse Thomas, 22, of the 1800 block of South Karlov Avenue, was charged with attempted murder, aggravated...
  • Chicago Overnight Report

    Chicago Overnight Report
    A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk. • A man was critically wounded Friday afternoon in a shooting on the West Side in the city's Lawndale neighborhood and ten others were shot on the South and West sides from Friday afternoon...
  • Two killed in North Austin among five shot in city

    Two killed in North Austin among five shot in city
    Two people were killed overnight in shootings less than a mile apart in the West Side's North Austin neighborhood, according to police. About 9:40 p.m., two people on foot opened fire on a group of people in the 4800 block of West Potomac Avenue,...