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Erie Family Health Center: One of Chicago Tribune’s Top Workplaces 2010

Erie Family Health Center: One of Chicago Tribune’s Top Workplaces 2010

Why do employees of Erie Family Health Center smile? Because even when times are tough, they are working for one of the greatest employers in Chicago. This month the Chicago Tribune continue reading »

Illinois Emergency Management Agency’s Winter Preparedness Guide

Winter weather, with its frigid temperatures, snow and ice, can be extremely dangerous, even deadly. To help Illinoisans handle winter's hazards, the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) will highlig continue reading »

Man Shot in Humboldt Park Monday

Monday night, a man was hospitalized after being shot in the arm and chest. Around 7p.m., the 39-year-old man was shot on the 3700 block of West Iowa Street by someone that approached on foot and began shooting. continue reading »

Chicago Mayoral Candidates Attend DREAM Act Rally

A DREAM Act rally held at the University of Illinois at Chicago’s campus on Monday counted Gery Chico and fellow mayoral candidate Miguel del Valle as attendees. Mayor Daley’s former chief of staff, Gery continue reading »

BREAKING NEWS:  19 Year Old Parolee Arrested For Killing Cop and Ex-CHA officer

BREAKING NEWS:  19 Year Old Parolee Arrested For Killing Cop and Ex-CHA officer

Timothy Herring, 19, of the 8100 Block of S. Manistee Avenue has been charged in the first-degree murder of Chicago Police Officer Michael Flisk. Herring has been on Parole since September and lived across from the Ally where Flisk had been shot Friday afternoon. continue reading »

United Southwest Chamber of Commerce Holiday Event 2010

Who: United Southwest Chamber of Commerce What: USCC Holiday Event Dinner Drinks Live Music Where: UNO Veterans Campus 4842 W 47th Street Chicago, IL 60632 Driving Directions When: continue reading »

Help Police Solve 16-year-old’s Murder

Help Police Solve 16-year-old’s Murder

Chicago police are looking for any information regarding the shooting death of a 16-year-old boy who was killed on November 25th on the 1900 block of W. 49th Street, in the Back of the Yards neighborhood. continue reading »

Marquette Park Man Shot and Killed

Sunday, an 18-year-old man was shot to death in the Marquette Park area. The fatal shooting happened around 3:11pm in an alley behind the 2600 block of West 71st Street, said Officer Daryl Baety, continue reading »

Hispanic Entrepreneurs Flourish in Little Village

With over 500 businesses on the 26th St. strip, Little Village’s immigrant entrepreneurs are flourishing, but other Midwest towns have not been as lucky. The Little Village Chamber of Commerce’s new Director, Nilda Esparza, along with vice-chair, Robert Garza describe the area as the cultural and economic home to Chicagoland’s Mexican population. continue reading »

CRIME:  (Logan Square) Woman’s Body Found in Alley

A deceased female's body was discovered in the Logan Square neighborhood this Saturday morning when a man was walking his dog. continue reading »

CRIME:  Charges Filed in Shooting & Home Invasion

Antonio Smith, 29, of 5500 South Marshfield Avenue has been charged with the Back of the Yards home invasion and shooting that occurred earlier this week. Smith was arrested for forcibly entering a home at t continue reading »

ZONING: (Logan Square) Logan Square Kitchen Prevails at City Zoning Hearing

Logan Square Kitchen’s Zina Murray has prevailed before a city zoning panel. Over the last six years, at least three shared kitchens have opened in Chicago. They’re for caterers, bakers, confectioners and others who can’t afford their own facilities. continue reading »

USDOT Selects Illinois Hispanic Chamber of Commerce as Regional Resource Center

The U.S. DOT Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) just announced that the Illinois Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (IHCC) in Chicago will serve as the Small Business Transportation Resource Center (SBTRC) for the Great Lakes Region covering Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Wisconsin. continue reading »

Chicago Magazine’s Top Favorite Mexican Dishes and Where to Get Them

Chicago Magazine has come out with its list of Top 30 Mexican Dishes throughout the Chicagoland region and neighboring suburbs, here at HS News we highlighted a couple of our own: continue reading »

Little Village Madam Charged with Human Trafficking

Little Village Madam Charged with Human Trafficking

Rubicela Montero, 39, a undocumented “madam” is charged with running a brothel out of her Little Village home.She forced young girls and women to work as prostitutes by telling them that if they quit, something terrible would happen to them. One woman was told something would happen to her daughter and another was told she would turn up dead in an ally. continue reading »