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Rahm has Plans for the CPS if he is Elected Mayor, Beginning with Transparency

Rahm has Plans for the CPS if he is Elected Mayor, Beginning with Transparency

Mayoral candidate Rahm Emanuel has proposed even further cuts in the CPS budget after the systems inspector questioned more than $800,000 in spending under the last two board presidents. continue reading »

Will Chicago’s Bill Daley be Obama’s new Chief of Staff?

Will Chicago’s Bill Daley be Obama’s new Chief of Staff?

Though no final decisions have been made, William Daley, former Commerce Secretary and brother to Mayor Richard Daley is considered to be top on the list for the Presidents Chief of Staff position. continue reading »

2010 Year-End Chicago Crime Statistics

Superintendent Jody P. Weis announced historic drops in crime for 2010 at a press conference held this afternoon at Chicago Police Headquarters. Amid preliminary statistics showing a 4.2 percent decrease in total crime in 2010 continue reading »

CRIME: (Logan Square) Two Wounded in Shooting at Diversey and Drake

Monday night, police say two men were seriously injured after being shot in Chicago’s Logan Square neighborhood. Police News Affairs Officer Amina Greer said that around 8:40 p.m., near the intersection of Drake and Diversey Avenues continue reading »

Mayoral Candidate Gery Chico has Raised 2.5 Million for Race

Mayoral Candidate Gery Chico has released his fundraising totals weeks before the required January 20th date. Clearly an effort to show himself as a strong contender against Rahm Emanuel the current front-runner. continue reading »

Mayor Daley Welcomes Chicago Public Schools Students Back To Class After Winter Break

Mayor Richard M. Daley rang the ceremonial bell today to welcome children back to school after the winter break and praised students, parents, teachers and administrators along with many other partners for the hard work that has resulted in steady progress year-to-year by the students. continue reading »

High Alert Wacker Drive reconstruction begins Jan. 3, 2011

Starting January, 3, 2011, the next phase of Revive Wacker Drive, Part 2 kicks off. Upper Wacker will close from Randolph to Washington, and the intersections of both those streets will close at Wacker. continue reading »

(Logan Square) Shooting on Fullerton Ave.

December 31, 2010, at 11:39 p.m., a shooting was reported on the 2800 block of West Fullerton Avenue in Chicago’s Logan Square neighborhood; near the intersection of Fullerton and North Mozart Street. continue reading »

COMMUNITY ALERT: Hit & Run Information Wanted

Wanted for a Fatal Hit and Run 009th District. On Saturday, January 01, 2011 at about 3:38 a.m. at approximately 5246 S. Western Avenue, a pedestrian was struck and fatally injured by an unknown vehicle. continue reading »

Chico Picks Up Chicago’s Latino Cops’ Endorsement

Mayoral hopeful, Gery Chico picked up an endorsement this week from yhr Latin American Police Association (LAPA) and the Mexican American Police Organization (MAPO). continue reading »

Recycle Your Used Live Holiday Tree

Recycle Your Used Live Holiday Tree

Beginning on Saturday, January 1st and running through Monday, January 17th, 2011 Chicago residents can drop off their used real holiday trees at any one of 23 participating tree drop off sites (see listing below). continue reading »

Recycle Your Used Live Holiday Tree

Recycle Your Used Live Holiday Tree

Beginning on Saturday, January 1st and running through Monday, January 17th, 2011 Chicago residents can drop off their used real holiday trees at any one of 23 participating tree drop off sites (see listing below). continue reading »

Angry Drunken Father Lights Christmas Tree on Fire, Injures Son

Angry Drunken Father Lights Christmas Tree on Fire, Injures Son

Sunday night, Chicago firefighters responded to a fire on the city’s Southwest Side that injured a young child. The 1-year-old was slightly hurt when his mother’s ex-boyfriend came home intoxicated continue reading »

(Logan Square) CTA Blue Line Running Again After Fire

Service is now back to normal after a fire in a CTA subway caused a line to be shut down temporarily. Sunday morning, the CTA shut down its Blue Line after trash caught fire in the line’s subway which sent smoke throughout the tunnel near its Logan Square station. continue reading »

Greater Humboldt Park Community of Wellness Quarterly Meeting

Attendees to this quarterly meeting will learn how they can become involved with community-wide health initiatives in Greater Humboldt Park. continue reading »