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Chicago Cardinal Pulls Funding From Immigration Groups For Supporting Same-Sex Marriage

Chicago Cardinal Pulls Funding From Immigration Groups For Supporting Same-Sex Marriage

Chicago Cardinal Francis George has pulled funding from a coalition of immigration groups that support same-sex marriage in Illinois, according to a Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) statement released last week. continue reading »

This Bulls are Coming! The Great Bull Run of Chicago

This Bulls are Coming! The Great Bull Run of Chicago

The Great Bull Run, inspired by Spain's Running of the Bulls, will be at Hawthorne Race Course near Chicago on July 12th, 2014 and you can now sign up. Participants can get an adrenaline rush as they sprin continue reading »

WATCH Saturday Webcast for Lollapalooza 2013 (VIDEO)

WATCH Saturday Webcast for Lollapalooza 2013 (VIDEO)

Didn't grab Lollapalooza tickets this summer? No worries, check out the live webcast below. Saturday's live webcast will begin at 2:15 p.m. Throughout the night Ellie Goulding, The Lumineers, The Postal Service, and Mumford & Sons continue reading »

Chilean Band Astro Playing at Lollapalooza 2013 this Weekend

Chilean Band Astro Playing at Lollapalooza 2013 this Weekend

Today, Chicago's Lollapalooza 2013 began and taking the stage is Chile's Astro. Astro will be taking the Red Bill Sound Select stage on Sunday August 4, at 12:45 PM, so if you have a pass be sure to check them out. continue reading »

Rep. Gutierrez Says Votes Are There for Immigration Reform

Rep. Gutierrez Says Votes Are There for Immigration Reform

Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.) said Wednesday that comprehensive immigration reform has the support of dozens of members of the Republican majority in the House of Representatives. continue reading »

Rep. Luis Gutierrez:  44,000 Will be Deported During Congressional Recess

Rep. Luis Gutierrez:  44,000 Will be Deported During Congressional Recess

Luis Gutierrez, the Democratic Congressman from Illinois, left his Congressional with a powerful message before they head to summer recess: continue reading »

Lollapalooza Has an Official Tequila - Maestro Dobel Tequila!

Lollapalooza Has an Official Tequila - Maestro Dobel Tequila!

On Wednesday, just ahead of the start of Chicago's Lollapalooza music festival, Maestro Dobel Tequila announced a series of promotions in coordination with the brand's sponsorship of Lollapalooza 2013. continue reading »

Former Cubs Pitcher Frank Castillo, 44, Drowns in Arizona

Former Cubs Pitcher Frank Castillo, 44, Drowns in Arizona

Former Major League Baseball pitcher and El Paso native Frank Castillo has died from drowning in Arizona. continue reading »

Illinois Groups Receiving Obamacare Funds Serve Mostly Undocumented Residents

Illinois Groups Receiving Obamacare Funds Serve Mostly Undocumented Residents

Almost everyone involved with Obamacare in Illinois insist undocumented residents won’t receive health insurance subsidies or be eligible for Medicaid. continue reading »

Illinois Governor Quinn Joins 14 Other Governors Urging Congress to Pass Immigration Reform

Illinois Governor Quinn Joins 14 Other Governors Urging Congress to Pass Immigration Reform

14 U.S. Governors includes Illinois Governor Pat Quinn drafted a letter urging Congress to pass “commonsense” immigration reform. continue reading »

Indiana Doctor Arrested in Connection to 4 Nebraska Murders

Indiana Doctor Arrested in Connection to 4 Nebraska Murders

An Indiana doctor has been arrested for his connection to a number of unsolved murders in Nebraska. Dr. Anthony Garcia, 40, was arrested on Monday on suspicion of of killing Professor Roger Brumback and his wife continue reading »

Chicago Priest to be Deported to Native Bolivia after Serving Sex Abuse Sentence

Chicago Priest to be Deported to Native Bolivia after Serving Sex Abuse Sentence

Father Alejandro Flores is being deported to his native Bolivia after finishing a portion of his four-year sentence for sexually abusing an 8-year-old boy. continue reading »

TRAGEDY: Chicago Sisters Injured, One Loses Foot When Illegal Fireworks Show Goes Awry

TRAGEDY: Chicago Sisters Injured, One Loses Foot When Illegal Fireworks Show Goes Awry

Two Chicago-area sisters remain in the hospital after a July 4th celebration went frighteningly wrong. Kristina Perez, 32, and her sister-in-law Lorena Perez, 39, had to be taken to the hospital with serious injuries after an unofficial fireworks show in West Lawn Park went awry. continue reading »

Guilty: Teen Posted Video of Beating Death of Mexican Father of 12 in Chicago

Guilty: Teen Posted Video of Beating Death of Mexican Father of 12 in Chicago

A 19-year-old Chicago man who recorded on video the attack and robbery that led to the death of a Mexican immigrant was found guilty of murder and robbery on Monday by a judge in Cook County. continue reading »

Where Can Undocumented Immigrants Drive “Legally”?

Where Can Undocumented Immigrants Drive “Legally”?

Across the country from California to Vermont, lawmakers are changing legislation in regards to driver's licenses for undocumented immigrants. In the past year many states have passed new bills and laws allowing the undocumented the right to drive legally. continue reading »