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Tag Results for "Chicago Hispanic News"

VIOLENCE:  Black Community Leaders Peg Violence in Community to Racial Tensions not Gang Activity

This weekend Chicago black community leaders and members of the Nation of Islam called for racially motivated violence to end in their communities. The leaders noted racially motivated violence is increasing in Little Village that is divided into South Lawndale (predominantly Latino) and North Lawndale (predominantly African-American). continue reading »

IN THE NEWS: (Logan Square)  Read NYT 36 Hours in Chicago

New York Times eponymous weekend travel column '36 Hours In" featured Chicago and gave a good plug to the Logan Square neigbhorhood a 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 »

CRIME:  Carjacking Reported

Three reputed gang members were charged with a carjacking at 1200 West 47th Street when they lured a driver out of his car after running into his car. The victim was driving a Dodge Magnum when Martin Ramirez, continue reading »

CRIME:  Four Shot in Humboldt Park Tonight

Three men and a woman were shot at 3200 West Division Street in the Humboldt Park neighborhood. The shooting which occurred at 9:05 p.m. acco continue reading »

CRIME:  Youth Shot After Being Asked His Gang Affiliation

Last night a 14 year boy was shot in the eye on the city's Southwest side at the 3200 block of West 57th Street. The boy was walking at 5:00 p.m. when he was approached by continue reading »

UPDATE: Day 6 of Protest At Whittier Elementary and No One Budging

The sixth day of a protest in a Pilsen elementary school has both Chicago Public School (CPS) officials and parents of students refusing to budge. Civil activists, parents, and children are occupying the field house at Whittier Elementary School stil continue reading »

CRIME: Shooting on South Kildare Avenue

There were at least 10 shooting across the city last night including a 29-year old male shot inside a vehicle at 2100 South Kildare Avenue in the Little Village neighborhood. The victim was shot multiple times at approximately continue reading »

COMMUNITY:  Oldest Mural in Humboldt Park Gets Face lift

The mural La Crucifixion de Don Pedro Albizue Campos located at 2425 West North Avenue in Humboldt Park, just got a much needed face lift. The mural was painted in 1971 to honor Puerto Rican efforts for independence it ha continue reading »

COMMUNITY:  Activists Want Local Gay and Lesbian Bar Shut Down

Little Village community activist Raul Montes Jr. held a news conference today to call for the closing of a local bar on 26th Street. La Cueva, t continue reading »

EVENT:  Logan Square Latino Culinary Tour

Logan Square's Latino Culinary Tour will take place on Saturday, September 25th, 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. There are a lot of opportunities on this tour to experience a wide variety of Latino foods. Multilingual Chicago has teamed continue reading »

COMMUNITY:  After School Program Teaching Social Enterprise

Co-op Image, an after school program, is teaching local kids about social enterprise with an eco-green business selling hot sauce. Co-op, that operates in several different Chicago Public Schools, is continue reading »

UPDATE: :  Sit-in Held to Save Field House

UPDATE: On its third day, a sit-in by parents demanding a library for a Pilsen elementary school took several twists and turns -- with police at one point threatening arrests, then abruptly leaving after more than 100 parents, students and teachers pushed past barricades to support the protesters"Why are you treating us like criminals?" resident Gema Gaeta said when school liaison Sgt. Ramone Ferrer pushed the door open. "Go fight the real criminals." continue reading »

SPECIAL PEOPLE:  East meets West in Humboldt Park

Spend a morning making the rounds with Keith Muhammad and you’re reminded why even the mightiest bridges – think Golden Gate, or maybe Brooklyn – rely on their smallest parts. continue reading »

CRIME: (Logan Square) Ice Pick Kidnapper Captured

Yesterday evening a 53-year old female was kidnapped at knife point from the Logan Square neighborhood at 2300 N. Sacramento. The alleged kidnapper was quickly identified as the v continue reading »

COMMUNITY:  GED Coaching in Logan Square

Volunteers who are fluent in Spanish will assist adult students with math and English homework for their GED classes. These classes will provide students with the assistance needed to master their knowledge of the subjects they continue reading »

COMMUNITY:  South Lawndale to Receive Portion of Federal Funds for Neighborhood Rehab

Mayor Richard M. Daley said today Chicago has received more funding through the federal Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) -- $168 million -- than any other local government continue reading »

CPS:  Officials Celebrate New Addition to Benito Juarez Community Academy

Creating new school buildings offers Chicago Public Schools students the facilities and equipment they need to succeed, Mayor Richard M. Daley said today as he cut the ceremonial ribbon on the new addition at Benito Juarez Community Academy. continue reading »