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  • Chicago Police 22 hours ago

    Chicago Officer Shot in Lawndale, Police Say

    A Chicago police officer was wounded in a shooting early Wednesday morning on the city’s West Side, according to police.

  • Chicago Police 22 hours ago

    Chicago Police Officer Shot in Lawndale

    A Chicago police officer was wounded in a shooting early Wednesday morning on the city’s West Side, according to police. Susan Carlson reports.

  • lawndale Aug 2

    2 Men Killed in Lawndale Shooting: Police

    Two 28-year-old men were found shot to death Sunday in Lawndale on the West Side. Officers responding to ShotSpotter notifications of gunfire about 6 a.m. found the men unresponsive with gunshot wounds to the head and body in the 2300 block of South Kolin Avenue, according to Chicago police. Both men were pronounced dead at the scene, police said. The…

  • lawndale Jul 10

    Homeless Families Given New Homes as Coronavirus Highlights Struggles

    From pre-existing conditions to sometimes overcrowded shelters, the homeless population is even more vulnerable to the coronavirus. But for some families, an improved quality of life has arrived as they are given fully rehabbed homes. Kye Martin reports.

  • lawndale Jul 9

    Infant Grazed by Stray Bullet in Lawndale

    A 7-month-old boy was shot Wednesday in Lawndale on the West Side. He was riding in a vehicle with two family members about 10 p.m. in the 1100 block of South Albany Avenue when a black SUV pulled up alongside and someone inside opened fire at a group standing on the corner, Chicago police said. A stray bullet grazed the…

  • lawndale Jul 5

    3 Shot in Lawndale

    Three people were wounded in a shooting Sunday in Lawndale on the West Side. They were sitting outside about 1:23 a.m. in the 1400 block of South Lawndale Avenue when they heard gunfire and felt pain, Chicago police said. A 21-year-old man and 23-year-old woman were both shot in the leg, police said. A 24-year-old man was hit in the…

  • lawndale Jul 5

    Woman Killed, 5 Men Hurt in Lawndale Shooting

    Six people were shot, one of them fatally, when someone fired into a crowd that was setting off fireworks Sunday in Lawndale on the West Side. The group was lighting fireworks on the sidewalk at 1:14 a.m. in the 1500 block of South Millard Avenue when a white vehicle approached and someone inside started shooting, according to Chicago police. A…

  • lawndale Jul 4

    Cab Drivers Robbed at Gunpoint in Lawndale: Police

    Chicago police are warning cab drivers about a pair of robberies reported recently in Lawndale on the West Side. In both incidents, someone ordered a taxi then pulled out a gun when the car arrived, Chicago police said. They took the driver’s property before fleeing. The robberies happened between 7:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. June 23 in the 1800 block…

  • Humboldt Park Jun 20

    Woman Shot Through Window of Humboldt Park Home

    A 64-year-old woman was injured Saturday when someone fired gunshots outside her Humboldt Park home. She was inside the home at 12:49 a.m. in the 1000 block of North Lawndale Avenue when bullets came through her window, according to Chicago police. The woman was hit in the arm and taken to Norwegian American Hospital in fair condition, police said. She…

  • COPA Jun 16

    COPA Fires Employee Who Shot at Alleged Car Thieves on Chicago's West Side

    Chicago’s Civilian Office of Police Accountability has fired an employee who shot at two suspects who allegedly stole his vehicle this past weekend in the city’s Lawndale neighborhood, the agency said in a statement. The COPA employee, a 39-year-old male, was attempting to locate his stolen vehicle near the 1300 block of South Central Park around 5:30 a.m. Sunday...

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  • lawndale May 3

    5 Teenagers Shot During Large Gathering in Lawndale

    Five teenagers were injured in a drive-by shooting Sunday during a large gathering in Lawndale on the city’s West Side, Chicago police said. Five males each suffered gunshot wounds to the leg after an unknown occupant inside of a passing gray four-door sedan fired shots, police said. Two victims, a 19-year-old and 18-year-old males, were taken to Mount Sinai...

  • lawndale Apr 24

    21-Year-Old Man Shot in Lawndale

    A man was wounded in a shooting Friday in Lawndale on Chicago’s West Side. The 21-year-old was riding in a vehicle at 12:03 a.m. when two or three males on foot started shooting in the 3900 block of West 14th Street, according to Chicago police. The man was hit in the foot and refused medical treatment at the scene, police…

  • lawndale Apr 13

    Man on House Arrest for Gun Offense Allegedly Shoots, Kills Teen

    A man on house arrest for carrying a gun without a license allegedly shot and killed a 15-year-old boy who lived across the street from his Lawndale home, Cook County prosecutors say. Dequawn Little, 21, was allegedly close enough to his electronic monitoring box, located in the dining room of the house, that he didn’t trigger a violation, according to…

  • Chicago Police Apr 5

    Woman Found Dead in Lawndale, Police Say

    A 34-year-old woman was found dead Sunday in Lawndale on the West Side. About 6 a.m., officers found the woman laying face down and unresponsive in the 1500 block of South Komensky Avenue, Chicago police said. She was pronounced dead at the scene. Witnesses told officers a 34-year-old man “had a dispute” with the woman and fled before police arrived,…

  • lawndale Feb 20

    CTA Bus Crashes Into Fence, 5 CPD Vehicles

    A CTA bus crashed into a fence and damaged five CPD cars early Thursday in Chicago’s Lawndale neighborhood. A 46-year-old driver of a CTA bus was driving around 4:48 a.m. southbound on Kedzie and making an eastbound turn on Harrison when she lost control and struck the parking lot fence, according to police. The bus also struck five unoccupied...

  • Weekend Violence Feb 15

    At Least 4 Wounded in Accidental Shootings Across Chicago

    At least four people, including three children, have been injured after guns were accidentally discharged in three separate incidents over a span of eight hours. According to Chicago police, the first such incident occurred in the 3100 block of West Filmore at approximately 7:49 p.m. Friday. A 7-year-old girl found a gun inside of the residence and was handling it…

  • Chicago Violence Feb 15

    At Least 3 Children Hurt in Accidental Shootings Across Chicago

    At least four people, including three children, have been injured after guns were accidentally discharged in three separate incidents over a span of eight hours. NBC 5’s Kate Chappell has the story.

  • lawndale Feb 15

    11-Year-Old Boy Accidentally Shot in Chicago's Lawndale Neighborhood

    An 11-year-old boy was accidentally shot by a 7-year-old Friday night on Chicago’s West Side. NBC 5’s Regina Waldroup reports.

  • lawndale Feb 13

    3 Students Taken to Hospital After Overdose Incident

    Three students were taken to hospitals Thursday after taking prescription medication at an alternative charter school in Lawndale. Paramedics responded to an “overdose call” about 11:30 a.m. at Community Christian Alternative Academy, 1231 S. Pulaski Rd., according to Chicago Fire Department spokesman Larry Merritt. An 18-year-old woman and two 17-year-old boys were taken to Mt. Sinai and Loretto hospitals, Merritt…

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