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Gun Pointed at Hispanic State Rep. Edward Acevedo in Chicago

Chicago Police are investigating a Friday night incident on Chicago’s southwest side involving Hispanic Democratic State Rep. Edward Acevedo. continue reading »

Brighton Park Residents a Step Closer to Access to Health Care

Wednesday, a grant application by the UIC Neighborhoods Initiative was submitted. Id accepted this could result in better access to healthcare in the medically lacking area of Brighton Park. continue reading »

Alderman Burke Endorses Gery Chico for Mayor

Alderman Edward Burke (14th) powerful chairman of the City Council’s Finance Committee, has given his support to Gery Chico for mayor. continue reading »

New Little Village Chamber of Commerce Sees Challenges, Remain Optimistic

Four months ago, the entire Little Village Chamber of Commerce staff walked out, but these days, the new three-person team is exciting about their new ideas thought they acknowledge that tough road that lays before them. continue reading »

MISSING PERSONS: Javier Tilapa, 13/M

Javier Tilapa has been missing since January 12th. He was last seen wearing a blue and black jacket, a blue and white shirt, black pants, and red shoes. continue reading »

Consulado General De Mexico Chicago Notice of Temporary Changes in Scheduling Appointments

Consulado General De Mexico Chicago Notice of Temporary Changes in Scheduling Appointments

The Mexican General Consulate informs that in the next few days and until further notice, people who need to apply for or renew a passport and/or a Consular Registration, will be able to do so at the Consular Headquarters, or the Mobile Consulates with no previous appointment. continue reading »

January Business Workshops

Check out the following January Schedule for workshops that can help you with your business. All workshops are free and are held at 121 N LaSalle Street (City Hall) Room 805. continue reading »

Holiday Season Causes Overcrowding at Morgue

The Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office recently spoke about their overcrowded cooler at the morgue. They had been so crowded that some bodies had to be placed two to a tray. continue reading »

Bizarre Animal Deaths Reach Chicago Fish Population

In yet another bizarre dead animal story, along Chicago’s lakefront, geese and mallard ducks could be seen in the hundreds chowing down on dead or dying fish. continue reading »

Chicago Metra Debuts new “Quiet Cars”

Chicago Metra Debuts new “Quiet Cars”

Metra debuted its new “Quiet Cars” Monday on the Rock Island Line from Joliet to Chicago. Riders on the first and last cars of the inbound trains from 6 continue reading »

The Illinois Senate Narrowly Voted to Abolish the States Death Penalty on Tuesday

The Illinois Senate Narrowly Voted to Abolish the States Death Penalty on Tuesday

The Senate’s 32-25 vote sends the legislation to Gov. Quinn, who must sign it to have it become law. Quinn has advocated keeping the moratorium on executions first imposed by former Gov. George Ryan but so far has been silent about the abolition legislation continue reading »

CRIME: Man, 25, Shot in East Pilsen

Monday morning, a 25-year-old man was injured in a shooting on Chicago's East Pilsen neighborhood. Initial reports say that around 12:20 a.m., continue reading »

48th Ward Democratic Party Endorse Emanel for Mayor

Following its endorsement session with the four major candidates, Chicago's 48th Ward Democratic Party has given their endorsement for mayor to Rahm Emanuel. continue reading »

Community Policing in Chicago Has Uncertain Future

Being discussed by Chicago mayoral and aldermen candidates recently is the issue of the city’s crime. With all the discussion, the future of community policing is uncertain. continue reading »

Chicago Hispanic Population - Moving Further West and Into the Burbs

The Census ten years ago showed the Southwest Side neighborhood surrounding 54th and Kildare was 67 percent white residents with no Hispanic heritage. The latest census however, has the area at 68 percent Hispanic, with whites dropping to less than a third of the population. continue reading »