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1 dead in West Side house fire

It happened in the 1800 block of South Hamlin in the North Lawndale neighborhood.

3818-3865 W. 18th St.

    1 dead in West Side house fire
    CHICAGO -- One person is dead after a house fire on the city's West Side Friday morning. It happened in the 1800 block of South Hamlin in the North Lawndale neighborhood. The fast moving fire spread next door to an apartment building. Four police officers arrived before the fire department and started knocking on doors.
    http://wgntv.com

6 days ago

Man Killed In North Lawndale Fire

The fire started around 5:50 a.m. on the back porch of a three-story abandoned building near 18th and Hamlin, according to the Fire Department.

    Man Killed In North Lawndale Fire
    CHICAGO (CBS) - A 61-year-old man was killed in a fire at an abandoned building Friday morning in the North Lawndale neighborhood. The fire started around 5:50 a.m. on the back porch of a three-story abandoned building near 18th and Hamlin, according to the Fire Department.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

6 days ago

1 critically injured in West Side fire

The fire started at 5:15 a.m. in the 1800 block of South Hamlin Avenue in the Lawndale neighborhood, the fire department said in a media notification. 

    1 critically injured in West Side fire
    A person was critically injured when the back porches of a West Side building caught fire early Friday morning, authorities said.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

6 days ago

Fox 32 Chicago was live.

LIVE: Crews are working to put out a fire near 18th Street and Hamlin Avenue in the North Lawndale neighborhood.

    Fox 32 Chicago
    LIVE: Crews are working to put out a fire near 18th Street and Hamlin Avenue in the North Lawndale neighborhood.
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MISSING WHITE & BLACK SHIH TZU MIX DOG -reward

My Mom’s dog is missing. He went missing on October 27th. He may have been seen around Douglas Park.

He is mostly white and black, with black long ears. He may look quite different from the long haired dog in the photo.

He is a lovable dog who keeps my Mom company. We miss him so much.

Please if you have seen him or have any information please contact me on

findingpotuschicago@gmail.com OR 773-256 9301

Thank you.

Pam

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3 teens among 4 shot on South, West sides

In the Lawndale shooting, police said the boys were walking in the 1600 block of South Harding Avenue on the West Side about 6:15 p.m. Thursday when a dark-colored Jeep drove up and someone inside fired shots.

This article has 2 other Chicago locations (Show)

...South Side about 2 a.m. on Friday, police said. He was walking in the 6200 block of South Indiana Avenue when a red vehicle approached him and someone inside fired shots. The teen was taken...

She was standing on the porch of a home in the 4200 block of West Wilcox Street when an unknown vehicle drove by, and someone inside opened fire, hitting the woman in the leg, police said.

    2 teenage boys wounded in drive-by shooting in Lawndale
    Two 16-year-old boys were wounded in a drive-by shooting Thursday evening on the West Side in the Lawndale neighborhood, Chicago police said.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Nov 10

2 teenage boys wounded in drive-by shooting in Lawndale

Police said the boys were walking in the 1600 block of South Harding Avenue about 6:15 p.m. when a dark-colored Jeep drove up and someone inside fired shots.

    2 teenage boys wounded in drive-by shooting in Lawndale
    Two 16-year-old boys were wounded in a drive-by shooting Thursday evening on the West Side in the Lawndale neighborhood, Chicago police said.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

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Artists Peace Hub : Grow North Lawndale project will be introduced

Artists Peace Hub : Grow North Lawndale project will be introduced at two meetings this month.This project will create an "artists paradise" around the Kedzie pink line stop while improving the neighborhood by bringing new businesses, services, and jobs. 11/11 and 11/19 at 2p.m. at our site, 1957 S. Spaulding corner of 21st, 2 blocks west of Kedzie pink line stop, please RSVP at contact@urbanartretreat.com if you would like to attend to find out more and/or ask questions/give feedback. Seating is limited.

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Updated Oct 30

What to Do When ICE Comes Knocking at Your Door

Join Jody Adler, Director of the Community Law Project, and me, for a discussion on what to do in the event that ICE shows up at your place of work.
http://mailchi.mp/ac823e834cb4/what-to-do-if-ice-comes-knocking-on-your-door?e=6548e7251e

    What to Do When ICE Comes Knocking at Your Door
    We are living in an environment in which immigration laws are being aggressively enforced. This has several implications in the workplace. Join Jody Adler, the Director of the Community Law Project, and me for a lively discussion on immigration rights in the workplace.
    http://mailchi.mp
  • Valerie F. Leonard Lawndale Community Builder and Policy Analyst

    Thanks for the thumbs up, Rachel. If you weren't able to catch the live broadcast, you can go to the link and download the podcast. There was some really, really good info shared. I learned a heck of a lot!

Oct 30

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