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CRIME:  Using The CPD ClearPath Crime Reports Feature

The CPD ClearPath system which includes ALL crimes, is a useful tool! IF you search by index crimes versus non-index crimes, you don't get an accurate picture about whats going on around you. continue reading »

CRIME: Introducting New Community Crime Blogger to Site

HS News is excited to announce that the 'Logan Square Crime Reporter' will be providing a blogging on crime issues effecting the Logan Square, Avondale, Wicker Park and Humboldt Park areas. continue reading »

CRIME:  (Marquette Park) 15-Year Old Shot to Death (VIDEO)

Last night 15-year old Cornell Henderson, a student at Chicago Vocational High School was shot and killed in the southwest side of Chicago. The young man was gunned down on the 2500 block of West Lithuanian Plaza Court in the Marquette Park neighborhood. He was rushed to Advocate Christ Medical Center where he was pronounced dead. continue reading »

ACCIDENT: (Brighton Park) Fiery Car Accident

Just before 11 p.m. on Sunday, a Ford truck crashed at the intersection of Western Avenue and Pershing Road in the Brighton Park neighborhood. It appears the unidentified driver continue reading »

POLITICAL:  Senatorial Candidate Mark Kirk Comes to Humboldt Park

Illinois Republican Senatorial candidate Mark Kirk came to Humboldt Park seeking Latino support and votes this November. continue reading »

Gang School Safety Team Aims to Help Students Resolve Conflicts and Avoid Gang Violence

Superintendent Jody P. Weis was joined by Gang Enforcement Commander Leo Schmitz and Sgt. Ken Boudreau in the announcement of a program today that aims towards the reduction of gang violence. Experienced Chicago Police Gang Officers interact with teenage students and explore alternatives to the perils of gang involvement. continue reading »

CRIME:  15-year Girl Wounded by Gunfire

An unidentified 15-year old female was shot as she walked at the 1400 block of North Washtenaw by a passing car. She was shot in the leg and taken to Children's Memorial Hospital in stable condition. Police are investigating. continue reading »

CRIME: Man Injured in Humboldt Park Shooting

Just before 9 p.m. Thursday, a man in his 30’s suffered a gunshot would to the leg, Chicago Police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro. The shooting occurred on the 4200 block of West Crystal Street in the West Humboldt Park neighborhood. continue reading »

Preschool Story Time (3-5 years)

Delight in wonderful stories, finger plays and crafts in these programs geared toward children ages 3 to 5, and their parents or caregivers. Date: Wed. October 20, 2010 Time: 11:00 am continue reading »

Chicago Bishop to Head San Antonio Archdiocese

Chicago Auxiliary Bishop Gustavo Garcia-Siller, has been appointed to lead the archdiocese of San Antonio, Texas. Thursday, Pope Benedict XVI appointed Garcia-Siller to succeed Archbishop Jose H. Gomez who left in April after being named archbishop of Los Angeles. continue reading »

CRIME: Oak Lawn Man Arrested For Beating With Sledgehammer

CRIME: Oak Lawn Man Arrested For Beating With Sledgehammer

Felix Amparano is being held on $1 million bond for allegedly beating two women with a sledgehammer on Tuesday. The 31 year-old Oak Lawn man, is charged with two counts of attempted murder, two counts of continue reading »

CRIME: Home Invasion in Humboldt Park

CRIME: Home Invasion in Humboldt Park

Thursday morning, on the 900 block of North Lawler Ave, a home invasion was reported. The 911 call from the Humboldt Park area residence was received at 1:51a.m. after a man witnessed someone forcing their way into his neighbor’s home and holding several children at gunpoint. continue reading »

Department Of Tourism Releases New Chicago Neighborhoods eBook: “Eat Play Love Our Neighborhoods”

In an attempt to keep visitors and locals in the loop (no pun intended) with the best of the city's many neighborhoods, the Department of Tourism has released "Eat Play Love Our Neighborhoods," a free e-book that includes descriptions, history, cultural information and the most relevant foods in 75 neighborhoods throughout Chicagoland. continue reading »

2 Chicago Restaurants Make Esquire “Best” List While Another May Close

Esquire Magazine has placed two Chicago spots on its list of the twenty best new restaurants of 2010. Epic, in River North, was the first and is known fo continue reading »

8th Annual Pilsen Open Studios

The artist run, art and walk dubbed Pilsen Open Studios is kicking off on October 16th through the 17th and its bigger and better than ever. There will be over 55 spaces and over 80 artists continue reading »