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Chicago Latino Youth Leadership Congress Convening in Chicago

Alivio Medical Center and NCLR (National Council of La Raza) will bring together more than 100 local youth on Saturday, February 25, for the convening of the “2012 Alivio Medical Center’s Leadership Youth Conference.” continue reading »

President Obama Sings “Sweet Home Chicago”  (VIDEO)

Last night, President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama hosted an incredible group of performers for a night of blues music as part of the PBS "In Performance at the White House" series. continue reading »

LIttle Village and Pilsen Residents Sue Midwest Generation Over Pollution

Residents of two Latino neighborhoods in Chicago affected by emissions from coal-fired power plants filed suit against the plants' operator, demanding compensation because the odors and pollution deny them the right to enjoy their properties. continue reading »

Governor Quinn to Deliver Grim 2013 Budget

While some states are increasing their spending levels for the first time since the recession began, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn will be presenting a much less optimistic scenario when he unveils his fiscal 2013 budget on Wednesday continue reading »

Business Alert:  Armed Robberies in Area

Offenders, sometimes wearing black ski masks, are entering small retail businesses in the 008th (Chicago Lawn) and 009th (Deering) Districts. One offender will brandish an aluminum baseball bat and demand money, continue reading »

Community Alert:  Attempted Kidnapping/Luring of Child

This alert gives notice to the residents of Beat 823 (8th District –Chicago Lawn) of an unknown Male Hispanic offender who attempted to abduct an 11-year-old female victim. continue reading »

Illinois Governor Names Undocumented Migrant to State DREAM Commission

Undocumented immigrants have won "a place at the table where decisions are taken," 24-year-old activist Rigoberto Padilla-Perez, recently named to the Illinois DREAM Commission, said Friday. continue reading »

Roadside Safety Check in Chicago Lawn, 8th District

The Chicago Police Department will conduct a Roadside Safety Check in the (08th) District, at 6450 South Western Ave. The Roadside Safety Check will commence at 8:00 p.m. on Friday, February 17, 2012 and end at 4:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 18, 2012. continue reading »

Community Alert:  8th District Robberies & Vehicle Hijackings

This alert gives notice of vehicular hijacking offenders targeting citizens who are offering vehicles for sale in the 008th (Chicago Lawn) District. Victims are contacted regarding test drives of vehicles offered for sale, continue reading »

IL Attorney General Sues Standard & Poor for Housing Market Crash

Attorney General Lisa Madigan filed a lawsuit against Standard & Poor’s for its fraudulent role in assigning its highest ratings to risky mortgage-backed investments in the years leading up to the housing market crash. continue reading »

Alderman Agree on New Map, 13 Latino-Majority Wards

Despite objections from Ald. Roderick Sawyer of Chicago's 6th district, a new ward map was approved in a 41-8 vote. The new map creates 13 Latino-Majority wards, with 2 being near majority, continue reading »

Come on Rahm: Let People Protest in Chicago They Don’t Want to “Sit Down and Shut Up”

More than 10,000 people have joined a popular campaign on Change.org calling on Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel to drop proposed amendments to Chicago City Ordinance O2011-9743 continue reading »

Latin Kings’ Leader Augustin Zambrano Sentenced to 60 Years, Implicated 20 Little Village Shootings

Evidence at trial included audio and video recordings of three beatings inflicted upon gang members for violating the rules and testimony documenting 20 shootings in the Little Village area continue reading »

Check Out: Latinas on the Plaza Conference

Latina leaders, professionals and entrepreneurs check out the new Latinas on the Plaza Conference happening Thursday, March 15, 2012. The conference will feature Dr. Yasmin Davidds, an international author and negotiation expert. continue reading »

Affordable Housing for Vets & their Families Available

Applications are now available for veterans and their family to live in Hope Manor Apartments located at 3053 W. Franklin Blvd. in Chicago. The four-story apartment building will provide affordable housing continue reading »

Help Today with ‘Cell Phones for Soldiers’

During this holiday season, Chicago Police in the 24th District will be hosting a collection drive for the “Cell Phones for Soldiers” Charity. Department members and members of the community continue reading »

WATCH: Brian Piccolo School Parents Protesting School Closing

WATCH: Brian Piccolo school parents in Humboldt Park, protesting school closing. continue reading »

Check Out:  Weave Fight at Local Aldi’s Store (VIDEO)

Check Out: Weave Fight at Local Aldi's Store. We don't know what set these ladies off in Humboldt Park but they really went at it earlier in the week at the Humboldt Park Aldi located at 800 North Kedzie Avenue. continue reading »

Weekly Direct Flights to Cuba Now Available at O’Hare Airport

Starting this week Chicago’s O’Hare airport will be offering weekly nonstop flights to Cuba. The charter C&T will offer one flight to Cuba every Friday and offer one weekly return flight from Cuba. Mayor Rahm Emanuel was enthusiast about the flights and saw them as keeping in line with the city’s mission to become more globally competitive. The first flight took off the Friday after Thanksgiving. Chicago is one of seven U.S. airports to offer direct flights to Cuba once travel restrictions were lifted by the U.S. government. Early next year O’Hare will offer a weekly nonstop flight on Monday as well. continue reading »

Memorial and Funeral Services for Former First Lady, Maggie Daley

The former Mayor Richard Daley and his family have announced plans for a public memorial and funeral for the former first Lady of Chicago, Maggie Daley. There will be a public wake today continue reading »