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MISSING PERSONS: 82 year-old Manuel Morales

Chicago Police Department issued an alert for a missing person October 26th. 82 year old Manuel Morales went missing from the 2300 block of North Kedzie. He has a pacemaker and recently had heart surgery. Morales w continue reading »

20 Mexican Restaurants in Chicago Honored

Monday, the "Sabores Autenticos de Mexico" award will go to 20 Chicago-area Mexican restaurants at the Chicago Cultural Center. The award, sponsored by the U.S.-Mexico Chamber of Commerce and the Consulate General of Mexico, is given to recognize restaurants that offer authentic Mexican food across the United States and Canada. continue reading »

Voters Say Budget Crisis is Politicians’ Fault

A new Rasmussen Report revealed that a frustrated 73% of Illinois voters believe the state’s budget crisis is directly due to politicians’ unwillingness to reduce government spending. Democrats, Republicans, and those not affiliated with either party are all in agreement that the politicians are to blame. continue reading »

CRIME:  Early Morning Shooting Leaves Two Wounded

An early morning shooting at the 1900 block of South Throop, in the Pilsen neighborhood left two men shot and one of those was critically injured. continue reading »

MISSING PERSONS:  14 year old Shanayah Cal

Chicago Police Department have put out a missing persons report for 14 year-old Shanayah Cal last seen at 2235 N. Hamilton in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on October 21st. continue reading »

ACCIDENT:  Good Samaritan Police Trainee Critically Injured on the Stevenson

28 year-old former Marine and Chicago police trainee, Daniel Vazquez was critically injured when he came to the assistance of a motorist involved in an accident on the Stevenson Expressway. Vazquez noticed a motorist on the Damen Ave exit h continue reading »

EDUCATION: 4th Annual Pilsen Education Summit at Juarez Community

On October 23, Pilsen Neighbors Community Council (PNCC), will be presenting the 4th Annual Pilsen Education Summit. continue reading »

Latino Voter Participation Summit

¡SU VOTO ES SU VOZ! Latino Voter Participation Summit. This Saturday, October 23. Make Your Voice Heard. The goal of this Summit is to ensure that every Latino leader is engaged and inspires as many Latinos as possible to vote on Tuesday, November 2. continue reading »

CRIME:  Humboldt Park has most Murders of Any other Chicagoland Community

Red Eye Chicago is reporting that Humboldt Park has the most homicides of the year of any other Chicagoland community. The community reported 21 murder since the beginning of the year through October 15, 2010. continue reading »

Free Womens Health Festival- OCT 23

The Access Community Health Network will celebrate National Breast Cancer Awareness Month with the fourth annual Women’s Health Festival Oct. 23. The festival will include free Pap smears, clinical breast exams, high blood pressure and blood glucose screenings, as well as HIV and behavioral health screenings. continue reading »

CRIME:  (Logan Square) Cop Shooter Sentenced to 42 years in Prison

Juan Romero of the Humboldt Park neighborhood, residing at 1500 N. Oakley Avenue, has been sentenced for shooting at police in 2008. 20-year old Romero was in the Logan Square neighborhood the evening of December 4, 2008 when he shot at a police officer injuring him in the shoulder. continue reading »

FIRE:  (Logan Square) Fireman Injured in Early Morning Blaze

A fire broke out in the Logan Square neighborhood at 2342 N. Kedzie Avenue at 1:30 a.m. resulting in an injured Chicago fire fighter. Sources are reporting the firefighter sustained a broken ankle and was transported to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center. No one else is being reported as injured. continue reading »

Chico Resigns to Focus on Mayoral Campaign

Gery Chico has resigned from his position as City Colleges Chairman to concentrate on his mayoral campaign. If the City Colleges Board approves of the choice, Mayor Daley will replace Chico with Hispanic businessman Martin Cabrera Jr. continue reading »

UPDATE: CPS and Whittier Parents Come to Agreement

After today's meeting, Chicago Public School officials and Whittier Elementary School parents says they have reached a deal that could end their month-long standoff over the dilapidated field house next to the school. Parents say they will continue the sit in until the deal is approved by the school board, made official, and in writing. continue reading »

Pilsen Resident/Shopper Focus Group - $25 Cash for Participants

We are looking for people who would be willing to participate in an "open discussion" style focus group. The Group will focus on features that engage stationery and greeting cards consumers. Your participation and feedback is necessary for an upcoming stationery shop in the Pilsen continue reading »