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CRIME:  Drive-by Shooting Leaves One Man Wounded

A Friday evening shooting in the alley near the 4000 block of South Sacramento has left one man with a gunshot wound to the groin. The unidentified 32-year old male victim was with two other individuals in the alley when a dark-colored vehicle thought to be a Chevy opened fire on the group. The victim was taken in stable condition to Mount Sinai Hospital. Police are investigating the incident thought to be gang-related. continue reading »

Chicago Latino Educational Leader Juan Rangel Endorses Emanuel By Passing Gery Chico

One of the most influential and prominent Chicago Hispanic's, Juan Rangel, is not only endorsing Rahmn Emanuel for Mayor he is signing up to be his campaign co-chair bypassing the leading Hispanic mayoral candidate, Gery Chico. continue reading »

Back of the Yards Boy Hit With Baseball Bat

Wednesday, after being hit with a baseball bat, a 17-year-old boy is on life support at Advocate Christ Medical Center. One his way home from school, the boy was attacked when a red vehicle pulled up next to him in continue reading »

COMMUNITY:  Volunteer Opportunities Available

With funding from LISC/Americorps, the BYNC has recently hired a volunteer coordinator to work with the Back of the Yards/New City Task Force to organize and create opportunities for community residents to volunteer. Together we can make the Back of the Yards a better place! continue reading »

ALERT: Young Girl Nearly Abducted in Back of the Yards

Tuesday evening, two men attempted to abduct a young girl walking in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side. Detectives of the Wentworth are continue reading »

CRIME:  Three Wounded in Shootings

Sunday, three people were shot and wounded in shootings occurring in the Back of the Yards and the Little Village community of the city. continue reading »

CRIME:  Three Wounded in Shootings

Sunday, three people were shot and wounded in shootings occurring in the Back of the Yards and the Little Village community of the city. The first shooting happened a continue reading »

SOMETHING TO KNOW:  Who is McKinely Park Named After?

As you gaze out across the park located east of Western Avenue and south of Archer Avenue on the southwest side of Chicago who is that regal figure staring back at you. Its none other that our former U.S. President William McKinley. continue reading »

CRIME: Shootings In Back of the Yards Neighborhood

Shortly after 6 p.m. in the 8200 block of South Coles Avenue in the city's South Shore neighborhood a man in his eary 20s was shot while standing on the corner when someone in a car drove past and shot him in his left thigh. Early reports indicate the man was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn and in good condition. continue reading »