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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 »

Justice Department Sues to Shut Down Chicago Tax Return Preparer

The United States has sued a Chicago tax return preparer to bar her from preparing federal tax returns for others, the Justice Department announced today. The civil injunction suit filed in the Northern District of Illinois continue reading »

MISSING PERSON: Malary Cunningham,15, Nickname Boo

Mallory Cunningham left her home in the area of 5700 W. 59th St. on 10 Dec 2010. She is about 5'5, 135lbs, blue eyes, blond hair, light skin. She may be in the company of Bryan Henderson M/W/18 continue reading »

Illinois’ Latino Population Growth Saves a 2nd House Seat Loss

Illinois will be down a seat in the House of Representatives following the 2012 elections, according to yesterday’s US Census Bureau announcement. Analysis from the Latino Policy Forum indicates continue reading »

100th Anniversary of Chicago’s Stockyard Fire

In the basement of Warehouse 7 of the Nelson Morris and Co. plant in the Union Stockyards, a small fire grew into one that caused “the single greatest loss of professional big-city firefighters in U.S. history until September 11, 2001.” continue reading »

Early Morning House Fire Claims One, Injures Two

A man died Wednesday morning in a fire on the South side. Two people jumped to safety, and firefighters rushed them to the University of Chicago Medical Center in fair condition. continue reading »

UPDATE: November’s Pilsen Fire Claims Another Life

Back in November, a fire in a Pilsen house that took the life of a 3-year-old boy, has now claimed another, the boy's father. Six weeks after his son Michael Cruz Jr. continue reading »

MISSING PERSON: 13-year-old Perla Marroquin

Chicago Police Department have put out a missing persons report for 13-year-old Perla Marroquin who was last seen when she left her home to go to the store, but never returned. continue reading »

Census Results in Lost U.S. House Seat for Illinois

Previously, Illinois had a total of 19 seats in the House of Representatives, but after Tuesday’s U.S. Census announcement, the state lost one due to insufficient population growth. continue reading »

Humboldt Park HIt-and-Run Results in Boy’s Death

After a hit-and-run in a Chicago West side neighborhood Monday a 17-year-old boy is dead. Police say Jamal Richardson, of the 1700 block of North Keystone Avenue, continue reading »

12-year-old Dies in Likely Accidental Shooting

As a result of what police are calling an accidental shooting, a 12-year-old died early Sunday evening. Police believe Johnny Maldonado, of the 5800 block of South St. Louis Ave, shot himself in continue reading »

16-year-old Shot, Killed in Humboldt Park

A 16-year-old boy is dead after being shot Sunday evening in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on Chicago’s West side. Around 6 PM, they preliminary police report stated the young male continue reading »

Man Hospitalized After Lawndale Fire, 8 Displaced

Man Hospitalized After Lawndale Fire, 8 Displaced

Two people were rescued by firefighters after a fire broke out around 1:40 AM Monday morning. In the middle of the night, firefighters responded to 2741 W. 59th Street in Chicago’s Lawndale continue reading »