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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 »

CRIME: (Logan Square) Acid Attack Gets Woman 44-Year Prison Sentence

Monday, a judge ruled that one of two women convicted of orchestrating a caustic acid attack that severely disfigured a Logan Square woman will spend 44 years of her life in prison. A 60–year-old Cicero grandmother, Ofelia Garcia, and her ex-daughter-in-law, continue reading »

4 Injured in Little Village as Car Crashes into Viaduct

Wednesday, four people were injured when their car crashed into a viaduct in the Little Village neighborhood on the Southwest Side. The accident occurred at about 3:15 a.m. in the 2200 block of South Trumbull Avenu continue reading »

Can YOU Stand the Heat?    Chicago Casting Call

Can YOU Stand the Heat?  Chicago Casting Call

FOX’s HELL'S KITCHEN is looking for the best, most talented Chefs, 21 and over, who are passionate about cooking and skilled on the line. continue reading »

UPDATE: 13-year-old Boy Shot in Humboldt Park

UPDATE: The shooting of Isaiah Mendez, of the 1400 block of North Kedzie Avenue, was initially being considered a homicide, but this morning, law enforcement said the shooting also appeared to be an accident. continue reading »

BREAKING NEWS; Operation Return to Owner IV Results in 155 Arrest over Halloween Weekend

Chicago Police and Law Enforcement Partners Conduct Crime Suppression Sweep with Operation Return to Owner IV ,66 Sex Offender Compliance Checks Conducted over the Halloween Weekend continue reading »