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Tag Results for "Chicago Latino News"

Burros Coming to Chicago’s O’Hare Airport to Mow the Lawn

Chicago's O'Hare International Airport on Tuesday presented its latest ecological initiative: a flock of goats, sheep, llamas and burros that will graze on 5,000 square meters (1.23 acres) of airport ground, far from the runways, to control the vegetation there in a cheap and sustainable way. continue reading »

JUST IN:  Actor and Former Chicago Cop Dennis Farina Dies at 69

“Law & Order” actor and former Chicago cop Dennis Farina has died at the age of 69, his publicist announced. continue reading »

Guilty: Teen Posted Video of Beating Death of Mexican Father of 12 in Chicago

A 19-year-old Chicago man who recorded on video the attack and robbery that led to the death of a Mexican immigrant was found guilty of murder and robbery on Monday by a judge in Cook County. continue reading »

Chicago’s Bloody Father’s Day Weekend: 7 Dead, 41 Shot – Youngest Victim Latino Teen

Chicago had a bloody Father’s Day weekend with 7 dead and 41 shot including a Latino teen, who was the weekends youngest victim. continue reading »

Latino Blotter: Man Caught Having Sex With Dog Inside Chicago Animal Pound

Chicago resident, Gerardo Perez, has been charged with having sex with a pit bull that was being held at the city’s animal pound. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER:  Teen Tries Selling Baby Alligator on Craigslist or Trade it for Gecko

A sharp DNR officer noticed, 19-year-old Juan DeJesus’ Craiglist’s ad selling a baby alligator for $300. Under a ruse a DNR agent agreed to buy the alligator and go to DeJesus’ Chicagoland home to pick it up. continue reading »

Chicago Police Seize Over 400 Guns in First Three Weeks of the Year

Today, Chicago Police announced nearly 450 deadly firearms have been taken off the streets to date. continue reading »

JUST IN:  Chicago Public Schools Extends ‘Children First Sites’ Hours Until 2:30 p.m.

To support Chicago parents and children, Chicago Public Schools (CPS) announced today that it will extend the hours of Children First school sites to be six full hours, starting on Thursday, should the CTU choose to continue to strike. continue reading »

Top Latino Pizza Chain, Pizza Patron, Coming to Chicago

Pizza Patron, also known as Pizza Boss for the Hispanic community has announced its first Chicago-area location according to Crain’s. continue reading »

Facebook Video Leads to Teen Suspects’ Arrest in Beating Death of Mexican Immigrant

A Chicago judge has denied bail for three local teens charged in last week’s beating death of a disabled Mexican immigrant that was captured on video and posted on Facebook. continue reading »

FBI Award for Alleged Bride Killer, Arnoldo Jimenez, Probably Hiding in Mexico

Alleged bride killer, Arnoldo Jimenez, remains elusive to police and is probably hiding out in Mexico so the FBI has announced a $10,000 rewards in hopes of catching him. continue reading »

Mayor Emanuel Announces Success of Ordinance Ensuring Banks Do Their Part to Protect Neighborhoods

Mayor Emanuel and Alderman Pat Dowell Announce Success of Chicago's Vacant Properties Ordinance in Ensuring Banks Do Their Part to Protect Chicago's Neighborhoods. continue reading »

Chicago Latino Film Festival is Underway

The 28th Chicago Latino Film Festival got underway with the Catalan-language feature "Any de Gracia" (Year of Grace), whose director, Ventura Pons, received a lifetime achievement award. continue reading »

2012 National Latino Congreso in Chicago

The National Latino Congreso, the politics and policy convention of the Latino community, is coming to Chicago. continue reading »

Immigrant Owned Businesses in Chicago Get a Boost

Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Thursday announced in the Mexican neighborhood of Little Village in Chicago a series of workshops to train and promote among immigrants the creation and expansion of small businesses. continue reading »

Chicago Youth Boxing Club a Hit in Little Village

In a church basement in Chicago's La Villita/Little Village neighborhood a boxing club has been operating for five years for the physical and educational development of Latino youths seeking to escape street gangs and other problems on the streets. continue reading »

Mayor Announces $290 Million Public Space Investment, More Parks Coming

Mayor Rahm Emanuel today announced a coordinated citywide effort to invest $290 million over the next five years to complete more than 800 projects in parks, continue reading »

BUSINESS ALERT:  Armed Robbery by Two Male Hispanic Offenders

This alert gives notice to business owners operating the in the 008th District of a recent armed robbery incident which occurred onFebruary 22, 2012 at 1:55pm, in the 4600 block of South Kedzie Ave. continue reading »

Chicago’s Skidmore Owings on Design Team Shortlist for new Embassy in Mexico City

The Department of State’s Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO) has shortlisted nine design teams for the New Embassy Compound in Mexico City, Mexico. continue reading »

Early Voting Recommended in Chicago- Find Out Where Here

EARLY VOTING: There are only 25 days until the Primary Election, Tuesday, March 20, 2012. However, early voting began Monday, Feb. 27th and will end on March 15th. continue reading »