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1 killed, 1 wounded in West Lawn shooting

The males were both shot in the abdomen about 7:05 p.m. in the 6200 block of South Komensky Avenue, Chicago police said.

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Man killed in West Lawn shooting

Justin Reyes was shot in the head and chest about 8:55 p.m. by two males who approached him and opened fire as he stood outside a home in the 6500 block of South Kenneth Avenue, police said.

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Pair of burglars hit businesses in Chicago Lawn, West Lawn: police

The burglaries happened on Kedzie Avenue and Pulaski Road.

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Teen shot in West Lawn

The 15-year-old was riding a skateboard in the 6500 block of South Hamlin Avenue when he was shot in the back, police said.

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Boy, 17, shot in West Lawn

He was struck in the leg and taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in good condition, police said.

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Pop-up coronavirus testing site in West Lawn hands out essentials to residents tested

The testing site was set up by Community Organized Relief Effort, a national non-profit. Cecilia Garcia, a CORE organizer who lives in West Lawn, said it was important because of the number of positive cases in the community.

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Victims robbed leaving gas station in Gage Park, West Lawn

In each incident victims were approached as they are leaving a gas station by at least two men who demand their property.

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Man critically injured in West Lawn crash

About 11:05 p.m., a 36-year-old man was driving a white Dodge van south on Pulaski Road when he crashed into a gray sedan that had just turned north from 63rd Street.

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West Lawn man charged with sexually abusing children

In one incident, Jaime Gutierrez offered to buy the girl a video game if she promised "to play a different game" with him, prosecutors said.

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Missing teen from West Lawn is found safe

Police canceled a missing person alert Wednesday.

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Girl, 15, reported missing from West Lawn

Aurora Padilla was last seen March 5 in the 3700 block of West 66th Place.

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Man killed in West Lawn hit-and-run crash: police

Steve Smith’s Chevrolet Malibu crashed into a pole after his car was hit by a tow truck.

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Home burglaries reported in West Elsdon, West Lawn: police

The burglaries were reported in the evening and late night hours.

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1-year-old girl killed, 8 injured in West Lawn fire

Samantha Modesto died of smoke inhalation, police said. A 2-year-old girl and a 5-month-old are hospitalized in critical condition.

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Robberies reported on Southwest Side: police

One incident happened about 9 p.m. Feb. 18 in the 5000 block of South Archer Avenue.

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Boy, 15, missing from West Lawn

Jerimiah Reyes was last seen Wednesday near the 3600 block of West 60th Street, police said.

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Robberies reported on the Southwest Side: police

The latest incidents happened Friday in the 6400 block of South Spaulding Avenue and in the 6100 block of South Francisco Avenue.

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Man missing from West Lawn located

Francisco Meza, 23, was last seen in the 6300 block of South Keeler Avenue, according to a missing person alert from Chicago police.

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Officers credited with saving life of 15-year-old boy shot in West Lawn: ‘This is why we joined the department’

Officers Saul Avila, Juan Guerroero, Dawid Kasprzak and Ioannis Mitrogiannis were honored Tuesday morning with the department’s "Lifesaving Award" in a ceremony at the 8th District Station in West Lawn.

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Teen boy seriously wounded in West Lawn shooting

The 15-year-old boy told police he did not see the shooter or know where the shots came from, police said.

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Person barricaded inside residence in West Lawn has been taken into custody

Chicago police’s SWAT teams have responded to the location, police said.

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Missing woman from West Lawn is found safe

Patricia "Patty" Burden was last seen Aug. 3 in the 6100 block of South Kolin Avenue, police said.

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Missing West Lawn teen returns home safely

Daniel Romero, 17, was las seen June 24 in the 6800 block of South Kildare Avenue, Chicago police said.

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Police warn West Lawn residents about rash of car thefts

Chicago police say 4 car thefts reported in May — 2 with keys left in cars

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4 killed, 16 wounded in Chicago weekend shootings

A man was shot dead in the stairwell of an apartment in Bronzeville, Chicago police said.

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Boy, 15, wounded in West Lawn shooting; person questioned

The 15-year-old was on a sidewalk in the 3900 block of West 63rd Street when someone approached him and fired shots.

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Man wounded in West Lawn shooting

A man was wounded Saturday night when he was shot multiple times in West Lawn on the Southwest Side.

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Man dead after motorcycle crash in West Lawn

David Garcia, 55, was riding his motorcycle when he was hit by a Mercedes in the 6000 block of South Pulaski Road Sunday morning.

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$1,000 reward for information on hundreds of slashed tires in Chicago

Over 350 tires have been slashed across several neighborhoods resulting in thousands of dollars in damages, Crime Stoppers said.

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7 homes burglarized over past month in West Lawn, West Elsdon: police

Someone or a group of people has been entering residences through a door before taking property inside, CPD said.

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ENDORSEMENT: Silvana Tabares for 23rd Ward alderman

Silvana Tabares understands the importance of two ward-specific issues: revitalizing Cicero Avenue near Midway and the soundproofing of nearby homes.

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ENDORSEMENT: Marty Quinn for 13th Ward alderman

Marty Quinn is a really good alderman. He tends to his ward's business. He works hard.