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Free Emergency Dental Treatment Day In Honor of February Dental Health Month

Chicago, IL dentist Dr. Rocio Martinez is helping her community during these difficult economic times by giving free Emergency Dental Treatments on Monday, Feb. 14th 2011, at her office, Centro Dental Familiar, located at 3110 S. Millard, Chicago, IL 60623 between the hours of 9:00 am – 4:00 pm. continue reading »

Joint CPD and DEA Mission Nets More than $5.6 Million in Meth

Joint CPD and DEA Mission Nets More than $5.6 Million in Meth

Three Offenders Charged with Narcotics Offenses, Vehicles Seized. The Chicago Police Department and Drug Enforcement Administration collaborated to seize a total of 38 pounds of methamphetamine with an estimated street value over $5.6 million this weekend. continue reading »

Invitación- Inauguración de la exposición Paisajes de México

In May 2001, a group of Mexican professionals dedicated to graphic communications lead by Alfonso Huerta created KROW, a firm dedicated to developing corporate images continue reading »

(Logan Square) Ald. Maldonado Pushing for Latin-American Food and Entertainment District

Chicago Alderman Roberto Maldonado says he is pushing to give Chicago its first Latin-American food and entertainment district.It would be along a stretch of West Armitage Avenue on Chicago's northwest side in the Logan Square neighborhood. continue reading »

Puerto Rico Coalition Against the Death Penalty Visits Humboldt Park

More than 40 people gathered last week at the Diabetes Empowerment Center to hear members of the Puerto Rico Coalition Against the Death Penalty speak on the struggle to abolish the death penalty, not in Puerto Rico, as would be expected, but against Puerto Ricans in the US. continue reading »

Chicago Police Recover Over $700,000 of Cannabis and 9 Weapons

Chicago Police Recover Over $700,000 of Cannabis and 9 Weapons

Search Warrant Yields Over 100 Pounds of High-End Cannabis, 8 Handguns and a Shotgun continue reading »

Cannabis Growth Lab Discovered by Chicago Police

Cannabis Growth Lab Discovered by Chicago Police

Mobile Strike Force Officers Seize $40,000 Worth of Narcotics continue reading »

CRIME:  Charges on Fatal Crash at 6700 N. Artesian

Francisco Campos, 20, of the 5600 block of N. Central Ave., was charged with one felony count of Aggravated DUI / Accidental Death in connection with a traffic crash continue reading »

Target Set to Come to State Street

Numerous Chicago real estate sources on reporting that a Target store is set to come to State Street in the old Carson Pirie Scott store location at 1 S. State St. sometime in 2012. This location would be Target’s 11th location in the city of Chicago. continue reading »

Marijuana Growth Lab Discovered by Chicago Police

Following a tip from an anonymous citizen, Chicago Police Mobile Strike Force Officers uncovered a cannabis growth lab, seized 25 pounds of cannabis, continue reading »

Former Chicago Police Officer Jon Burge Sentenced for Lying About Police Torture

The Justice Department announced that former Chicago Police Department Commander Jon Burge, 63, of Apollo Beach, Fla., was sentenced to 54 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release for lying in a deposition in a civil case about torture and abuse of suspects by Chicago Police Department officers. continue reading »

Logan Square Could Soon Have an Orchard

In Chicago’s Logan Square neighborhood, the Chicago Rarities Orchard Project (CROP) board has been working to give the area not just more green space, but an actual orchard. continue reading »

Chicago Ties Washington D.C. for Worst Traffic in the Country

Done annually, this year's Urban Mobility Report from the Texas Transportation Institute has put Chicago on top, but that's not exactly a good thing. This year's report has Chicago tied with Washington D.C. as the cities with the worst traffic in the country. continue reading »

The  Bears-Packer Rivalry (VIDEO)

The Bears-Packer Rivalry (VIDEO)

The Bears--Packers rivalry is the oldest rivalry between two professional American football teams in the National Football League (NFL). continue reading »

Chicago Police Seize Nearly 55 Pounds of Cannabis

Two Separate Investigations Recover Narcotics Valued Over $450,000. In two separate investigations, Chicago Police Narcotics Unit officers seized approximately 55 pounds of cannabis and other drugs estimated at more than $450,000 in value. continue reading »