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Migual del Valle Votes in Logan Square, Emanuel in West Chicago

The first day of early voting saw two of the Mayoral candidates cast vote for themselves in their respective communities. continue reading »

Winter Storm Preparedness Report-  Ahead of the Big Storm

Winter Storm Preparedness Report-  Ahead of the Big Storm

Severe winter storms can cause widespread damage and disruption. Heavy snow often results in paralyzed transportation systems, automobile accidents due to slippery roads and stranded vehicles. Glazing from ice storms topples utility lines and poles and makes travel virtually impossible. These conditions can be a threat to life. Nearly 80 people in the United States die from winter storms and extreme cold every year continue reading »

CRIME: Police Shoot Armed Suspect

An armed suspect was shot by Chicago Police conducting a routine drug surveillance in the North Lawndale neighborhood at the 2200 block of South Kolin Avenue. continue reading »

CRIME:  Armored Truck Attempted Robbery, Leaves One Dead and Another Injured

Two gunmen attempted to rob the Garda armored truck this morning, which resulted in one suspect being shot and the other critically wounded. continue reading »

Man Dies After Being Intentionally Hit With Car

A man is dead after a driver deliberately hit him in Chicago's Little Village neighborhood. Thursday, Renee Torres, 25, was killed by an unidentified man after he purposefully drove on the sidewalk to hit him. continue reading »

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 »