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SAFETY: Activists Want Cameras in Order to Stop Sale of Fake IDs

Members of the Little Village community believe the area is in need of security cameras in order to protect citizens from increasing crime and to stop peddlers attempting to sell fake IDs. continue reading »

CRIME: (Logan Square) Convicted Felon Charged With Firing Weapon

Chicago Police arrested and charged a 36-year-old man early Saturday morning after taking immediate action when shots were fired in the Logan Square community just before 3:30 a.m. on November 6. continue reading »

Pilsen Education Summit Summary

The Pilsen Education Summit is organized by PNCC, in collaboration with members of the Pilsen Education Task Force – of the Pilsen Planning Committee, comprised of schools, community based organizations, colleges & universities, as well as parents. continue reading »

COMMUNITY: Water Wars Update

COMMUNITY: Water Wars Update

In Chicago, a coalition of environmental justice, public health, consumer advocacy and community-based organizations has launched a campaign calling on city aldermen (as well as all mayoral and aldermanic continue reading »

For-Latinos, By-Latinos Parent Program ‘Opens Doors’

Parents are their children’s first teachers and their home is their children’s first school. Research shows that parents’ involvement in children’s preschool years has profound effects not only on academic outcomes during formal schooling continue reading »

How to Save Money and Avoid Storm Damage

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MISSING PERSONS: 45-year-old Fausto Correa

Chicago Police Department has issued an alert for a missing person November 6th. 45-year-old Fausto Correa went missing from the 4600 block of South Pulaski Avenue. He may be mentally confused. continue reading »

Residents Look to Lead Healthier Lives After Study

After a study by the Sinai Urban Health Institute, Humboldt Park and other Chicago neighborhood residents were presented with startling facts, but instead of ignoring the findings, the residents chose to take action and lead healthier live continue reading »

COMMUNITY:  BYNC leads an Anti-Violence Awareness Campaign

Led by the Back of the Yards Neighborhood Council (BYNC) and the Community Media Workshop (CMW), Latino and African American media outlets throughout Chicago will attempt to raise awareness about anti-violence initiatives in Chicago. continue reading »

Little Village Residents Go Green With Human Waste Recycling

Little Village resident Nance Klehm, 44, likes to think of herself as a "bio-instigator.” Since 2008, Klehm’s Humble Pile project has converted human waste into compost for use by gardeners. continue reading »

CPS CEO Huberman to Resign Nov. 29

Ron Huberman, Chicago Public Schools CEO, has announced he will resign. Effective Nov. 29, sources say Huberman's resignation was hastened by the stepping down of Mayor Daley. continue reading »

CRIME: Police Involved Shooting

At approximately 1 p.m. today, officers assigned to the Gang Enforcement Unit were conducting surveillance in an area known for high gang and narcotic activity. Officers attempte continue reading »

UPDATE:  ACCIDENT: (Brighton Park) State Senator’s Brother Struck By Car on Election Day

Just before 6am Tuesday morning, while walking to a Southwest Side polling place, a brother of State Senator Antonio Munoz (D) of Chicago was struck and sent into the air by a speeding car. continue reading »

COMMUNITY:  Pollution Effecting Communities’ Health

Activists are saying that emissions from two coal-fired electric plants located in Hispanic neighborhoods in Chicago are affecting the health of local residents. The Crawford Generating Station in La Villita (Little Village) and the Fisk plant in Pilsen continue reading »

COMMUNITY:  Pollution Effecting Communities’ Health

Activists are saying that emissions from two coal-fired electric plants located in Hispanic neighborhoods in Chicago are affecting the health of local residents. The Crawford Generating Station in La Villita (Little Village) and the Fisk plant in Pilsen continue reading »