The fire damaged the second-floor unit and the building’s rear porches.
A second murder charge has been filed against a man in connection with a series of fatal stabbings committed over five days last year in Lawndale.
A male got out of his vehicle about 7:35 a.m. in the 1500 block of South Karlov Avenue and tried to grab the teen by the hand, Chicago police said. The teen was able to escape unharmed, and the male fled in an unknown direction.
A 51-year-old man reported missing from Lawndale has returned home, police say.
While he waved to get her attention, a second male approached her from behind and picked her up, police said. He carried her into the van and began groping her.
About 5:50 a.m., two armed males walked in to a warehouse in the 2200 block of South Keeler Avenue and announced a robbery, Chicago police said.
Lawndale residents are warned to watch out after several homes are burglarized.
Armoni Wilson, 14, was last seen about 6:25 p.m. Wednesday in the 1300 block of South Springfield Avenue, police said.
A 29-year-old woman is accused of driving under the influence and causing a crash that injured four people, including two Chicago police officers, last week in Lawndale on the West Side.
Three people, including two teenagers, were wounded in a shooting Friday in Lawndale on the West Side.
Two people were robbed at gunpoint recently in Lawndale on the West Side.
A 22-year-old woman has been reported missing.