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Lawndale (Chicago, Illinois)

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  • 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,...
  • 8 shot in single West Side attack among 67 shot over long weekend

    8 shot in single West Side attack among 67 shot over long weekend
    Eight people were shot -- one fatally -- in a drive-by shooting in which two men fired on a group of people at a home in the Lawndale neighborhood Saturday evening, authorities said. At least one of the shooters used a rifle and casings were recovered...
  • Boy, 15, among 3 killed in West Side shootings

    Boy, 15, among 3 killed in West Side shootings
    Three people, including a 15-year-old boy, were shot to death on the West Side Monday afternoon, police said. Hours later, three others were injured in separate shootings on the South Side. The 15-year-old boy, Ed Cooper, was shot in the chest about...
  • Man charged with carjacking 88-year-old woman

    Man charged with carjacking 88-year-old woman
    A 24-year-old Orland Park man charged with carjacking an 88-year-old woman was ordered held on $500,000 bond during a court appearance Monday in Cook County court, officials said. PeterĀ Sousan, of the 8300 block of Sunset Ridge Court, is charged with...
  • Boy killed in late night fire in Little Village

    Boy killed in late night fire in Little Village
    A young boy who a family member said had autism was killed late Sunday night in a house fire in the Little Village neighborhood, authorities said. Firefighters discovered the boy, 11, near the entrance of a kitchen on the first floor of the home in the...
  • Week 1: August 20-26

    Week 1: August 20-26
    Week 1 – Aug. 20-26 All games 7:30 unless noted. FRIDAY, AUG. 24 NORTHEASTERN ATHLETIC Hope Academy vs. Longwood, 7 at St. Rita NONCONFERENCE Addison Trail at West Chicago Batavia at Glenbard North Buffalo Grove at Lake Forest Burlington...
  • Suspect extradited to Chicago in 1994 attempted murder

    Suspect extradited to Chicago in 1994 attempted murder
    A 55-year-old man who fled Illinois after being charged with trying to kill a man in 1994 has been extradited from California and held without bond in Cook County, Chicago police said today. Jose Hernandez Saldana, whose last local address was on the...
  • Woman killed in Lawndale auto accident

    Woman killed in Lawndale auto accident
    A driver who ran a red light in the Lawndale neighborhood T-boned another car and killed its driver about 5:25 a.m. Saturday, police said. The woman who died was in her 20s, Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer Robert Perez said. She was...
  • Suspect in killing of mom and son, 5, found shot on West Side

    Suspect in killing of mom and son, 5, found shot on West Side
    As family struggled to keep a boy from remembering the details of a shooting that claimed the life of his mother and 5-year-old brother Friday, a suspect lay in a hospital bed across the city with several gunshot wounds of his own. Chavonne Brown and...
  • Man found dead in Lawndale residence

    Man found dead in Lawndale residence
    Police are investigating the death of a man whose body was discovered this morning inside a homeĀ  in the city's Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side. About 10:53 a.m., the man was discovered unresponsive at a residence on the 2100 block of South...
  • Man, 71, among 3 who walk to hospitals after shootings

    Man, 71, among 3 who walk to hospitals after shootings
    Three men walked into hospitals with gunshot wounds from separate shooting on the West Side, police said. A 71-year-old man was shot in the leg in the 3000 block of West Warren Boulevard in the East Garfield Park neighborhood, police said. He walked into...
  • '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...