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Victoria Beer Makes Its Exclusive Debut in Chicago

Victoria Beer Makes Its Exclusive Debut in Chicago

Mexico's best-kept secret and one of its finest beers, Victoria, will make its long awaited official debut in the U.S. this month. Crown Imports, U.S. importer of the premium portfolio of international beer brands, announced today the highly-anticipated U.S. arrival of popular Mexican beer... continue reading »

Crime: 33-year-old Man Shot in Back of the Yards

Friday night a 33-year-old man was shot while walking on Chicago's Southwest Side in the Back of the Yards neighborhood at about 9:10 p.m. continue reading »

Crime: Teen Shot in Back of the Yards

A 16-year old teen was shot and wounded on his lower leg while walking through the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the 5100 block of Wood Street at 3:57 p.m. continue reading »

West Humboldt Park Death Results in Lawsuit Against City

A friend of the family of a 55-year-old man who was killed in his West Humboldt Park sweet shop last year is suing the city for taking too long to respond to the 911 call that could have saved his life, according to a lawsuit filed today. continue reading »

Humboldt Park Pair Charged with Child Abuse

Humboldt Park Pair Charged with Child Abuse

A woman and a man from Humboldt Park were charged Thursday after the woman’s 3-year-old girl suffered belt whipmarks and a broken arm when she was being disciplined more than a week ago, police said. continue reading »

Humboldt Park Bird Habitats Make for Great Bird Watching

Eric Gyllenhaal listened carefully.

“I think I hear a catbird,” he said. He mimicked the song, which at one point included a “meow.”

Me, I just heard a siren, and… continue reading »

Man Seriously Wounded in Humboldt Park Shooting

A 48-year-old man was in serious condition this morning after he was shot in the back in the Humboldt Park neighborhood, police said. continue reading »

CTA Bus Crashes Humboldt Park School

Twelve people were injured -- two critically -- when a CTA bus which a witness said was trying to avoid an SUV crashed into a school building in the West Side Humboldt Park neighborhood Monday afternoon. continue reading »

Body Found Under Viaduct on Southwest Side

Police investigating death of man found underneath a viaduct on Saturday night on Chicago's Southwest Side. continue reading »

Three Boys Shots in Gage Park Neighborhood

Three boys—12, 15, and 17—have been shot Monday night in the Gage Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side.  At 10:10 p.m. an unknown assailant came by and fired shots at… continue reading »

Chase ends on City’s Far Southwest Side

At least two people are in custody following the fatal shooting of a man in southwest suburban Summit late Tuesday which prompted a police chase that ended on the Far Southwest Side. continue reading »

Man Shot to Death in Little Village

Man Shot to Death in Little Village

An unidentified man was shot to death this morning in Chicago's Little Village neighborhood on the Southwest Side. continue reading »

Pilsen’s Chicago Public School Health Centers Tackling Community Needs

Pilsen’s Chicago Public School Health Centers Tackling Community Needs

Five Chicago Public School health centers in Logan Square, Pilsen, Auburn Gresham and Kenwood are providing health services ranging from physical exams to immunizations and mental health intervention. continue reading »

“La Villita” Enjoys Population, Retail Surge

Chicago ’s principal port-of-entry for Mexican immigrant, La Villita has gained more than 30,000 residents since 1960 to reach 91,071 in the 2000 census, the highest ever continue reading »

Pilsen Car Crash Injures 5

A motorist was charged with DUI following an early Saturday crash that left five people seriously injured in the Pilsen neighborhood. continue reading »