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Lawndale (Chicago, Illinois)

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  • New City sees 4 homicides in 10 days

    New City has recorded four homicides in the last 10 days, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. On Nov. 22, a 19-year-old man was shot to death in the 4900 block of South Seeley Avenue, police said. One day earlier, a 19-year-old man was...
  • Firefighters put out extra-alarm fire on West Side

    Firefighters put out extra-alarm fire on West Side
    Firefighters responded to an extra-alarm fire this evening in a vacant building on the West Side in the city's Lawndale neighborhood, officials said. The fire started shortly after 4:30 p.m. at a 2-story vacant apartment building located on the 3500...
  • Three injured in overnight shootings

    Three injured in overnight shootings
    A 48-year-old man was shot late Friday night in the Hermosa neighborhood on the Northwest Side, and two men were shot early Saturday in the Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side, authorities said. The 48-year-old man was shot in the upper left thigh...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Why some TV shows only film exterior scenes in Chicago

    Why some TV shows only film exterior scenes in Chicago
    The Chicago-based Showtime dramedy "Shameless" can either be seen as a small victory for Chicago's TV and film community or a missed opportunity, depending on how you want to look at it. The series films most of its exterior scenes in Chicago (unlike...
  • 1 killed, 1 wounded in separate shootings

    1 killed, 1 wounded in separate shootings
    A 49-year-old man was shot dead and another man was critically wounded today in separate shootings on the West Side. The 49-year-old was pronounced dead after being shot this afternoon in the Lawndale neighborhood, officials said. Bruce Bennett, of...