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Consultants Sought for Cermak Creative Industry District Redevelpment

On Monday the city’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Department of Housing and Economic Development issued a request for qualifications for consultant teams to help redevelop the Near South Side’s Spice Barrel continue reading »

Lincoln Park Zoo Summer Camps- Scholarship Apps due 2/9

Lincoln Park Zoo Summer Camps- Scholarship Apps due 2/9

Lincoln Park Zoo is gearing up for their summer camp program and scholarships are available. continue reading »

CRIME:  Barricade Situation Results in Three Dead

Around 8:00 a.m. this morning a man ‘barricaded himself in a second floor apartment’ inside a building located in Humboldt Park at 3200 West Hirsch Street. continue reading »

Mayor Daley Says the City is Ready for the Blizzard of 2011

Mayor Daley Says the City is Ready for the Blizzard of 2011

Chicago is under a blizzard watch beginning Tuesday afternoon and continuing into Wednesday. High winds, whiteout conditions and at least a foot of snow expected. Some areas could get as much as two feet of snow. continue reading »

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 »