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Chicago Children’s Choir alums to perform at First Unitarian

Chicago Children’s Choir (CCC) alumni will perform for a service at First Unitarian Church, 5650 S. Woodlawn, Ave., on Sunday May 28 at 10 a.m.

    Chicago Children's Choir alums to perform at First Unitarian - hpherald.com
    By TONIA HILL Staff Writer Chicago Children's Choir (CCC) alumni will perform for a service at First Unitarian Church, 5650 S. Woodlawn, Ave., on Sunday May 28 at 10 a.m. The performance on Sunday is a part of the CCC's 60th Anniversary Alumni Weekend. The Chicago Children's Choir was f
    http://hpherald.com

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Military Academy Teacher Raped Student, Hit Her With Yardstick: Charges

...May 9 fight with the girl, which happened inside his Chicago Military Academy classroom at 3519 S. Giles Ave., prosecutors said. Coffee was spilled on Frontera's pants, cabinets, table and floor. Broken yardstick...

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Frontera, of the 3800 block of North Ottawa Avenue, has no prior criminal history.

    Military Academy Teacher Raped Student, Hit Her With Yardstick: Charges
    COOK COUNTY CRIMINAL COURTHOUSE - A teacher and mentor at Chicago Military Academy at Bronzeville is charged with repeatedly raping a 16-year-old student from November to May. It all started when Anthony Frontera, 53, told the girl "she was beautiful" and that he wanted to date her, Assistant State's Attorney Craig Taczy said during a bond hearing Friday.
    https://www.dnainfo.com

  • They need to lock these filthy pigs up!

  • joanie 20+ year Resident of Jefferson Park

    Absolutely disgusting. Filthy scum. No 16 year old girl wants to deal with a guy who's old enough to be her father. Lock him up. Ugh.

21 hours ago

'Termination Of A Race': Black Unemployment At Crisis Levels, Leaders Say

Jackson said the Rainbow/Push Coalition will hold a rally about unemployment on Saturday at its Kenwood headquarters, 930 E. 50th St., and would be holding a gubernatorial candidates forum later in the year on the issue.

    'Termination Of A Race': Black Unemployment Rate A Crisis, Leaders Say
    KENWOOD - African-American political leaders are pushing for more action on unemployment after a recent report found Illinois had the highest African-American unemployment rate in the nation. Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. was joined by city, county and federal politicians Friday pledging to focus on improving the issues put in stark relief by an analysis by the Illinois Policy Institute.
    https://www.dnainfo.com

21 hours ago

Bronzeville Teacher Accused Of Sexually Assaulting 16-Year-Old Student

Several students witnessed the aftermath of Frontera's May 9 fight with the girl, which happened inside his classroom at 3519 S. Giles Ave., prosecutors said. Coffee was spilled on Frontera's pants, cabinets, table and floor. Broken yardstick pieces were strewn across his desk.

    Bronzeville Teacher Accused Of Sexually Assaulting 16-Year-Old Student
    A teacher at Bronzeville's Chicago Military Academy has been charged with criminal sexual assault after he allegedly conducted a six-month-long sexual relationship with a 16-year-old girl at the school, according to police. Anthony Frontera, 53, of the 2800 block of North Ottawa Avenue was arrested Wednesday afternoon, and arraigned in the county's criminal court Friday morning.
    http://chicagoist.com

23 hours ago

UCPD reports a third robbery that occurred last Monday

At 7:25 p.m. on Monday, a U. of C. student was walking eastbound near the 1200 Block of East 54th Street when four people approached him. The suspects struck the victim and knocked him to the ground. The offenders took his briefcase before fleeing, on foot in an unknown direction.

...p.m. when a U. of C. staff member was walking on the on the 5200 Block of South Ingleside Avenue. Two unknown people approached the victim. The suspects demanded the victim’s property and took...

Just 10 minutes later, a U. of C. student was walking westbound on East 52nd Street at South Ingleside Avenue when two unknown people approached him. One struck the victim with his fist and demanded property. The victim handed over a wallet and cell phone to the suspects who fled on foot.

    UCPD reports a third robbery that occurred last Monday - hpherald.com
    By TONIA HILL Staff Writer The University of Chicago Police Department (UCPD) was notified on Tuesday, May 23, about a third robbery that occurred in the same area within an hour of two other incidents on Monday, May 22, according to a security alert update released on Friday, May 26.
    http://hpherald.com

26 hours ago

Profesor de academia militar fue acusado de asalto sexual de una jovencita de 16 años

La Policía dijo que los asaltos ocurrieron en la cuadra 3500 S. Giles Ave., donde se encuentra la academia militar. Frontera está registrado en bases de datos de las Escuelas Públicas de Chicago (CPS) y del estado como profesor de ciencias de ese plantel.

    Profesor de academia militar fue acusado de asalto sexual de una jovencita de 16 años
    CHICAGO - Un profesor de la Chicago Military Academy en Bronzeville fue acusado por asaltar sexualmente a una jovencita de 16 años en el transcurso de cuatro meses este año, según la Policía. Anthony Frontera, 53, residente de la cuadra 3800 de N.
    http://www.vivelohoy.com

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Updated 27 hours ago

Metra’s Plans to Decrease Electric Service Outside of Hyde Park Has Some Problems

* June 22 – Polsky Exchange, University of Chicago, 1452 E. 53rd St., 2nd Floor

    Metra's Plans to Decrease Electric Service Outside of Hyde Park Has Some Problems
    Metra has proposed sweeping schedule changes on the Electric District services that will increase service to one neighborhood, decrease service to other neighborhoods, and fully eliminate weekend service on the Blue Island branch.
    http://chi.streetsblog.org

31 hours ago

CPS Teacher Charged With Sexually Assaulting 16-Year-Old Girl

A police source said the assault happened at the Chicago Military Academy at Bronzeville, 3519 S. Giles Ave.

    CPS Teacher Charged With Sexually Assaulting 16-Year-Old Girl
    CHICAGO (CBS) - A Chicago Public Schools teacher was charged Thursday with sexually assaulting a teenage girl over a four-month period this year at a South Side school. Anthony Frontera, 53, was arrested about 3:45 p.m. Wednesday in the 100 block of Douglas Avenue in Elgin, according to Chicago Police.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

31 hours ago

3 Killed, 4 Wounded In Chicago Shootings On Thursday

...before midnight in Washington Park. Officers responding to a call of shots fired in the 5600 block of South Wabash found a 23-year-old man on the ground with gunshot wounds to the legs...

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The latest homicide happened about 2:30 p.m. in Avalon Park’s 8100 block of South Kimbark, where two people walked up to an 18-year-old woman and a 17-year...

...an argument with someone who shot him repeatedly in the chest and torso in the 6500 block of South Laflin, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. Lloyd, who lived in...

Thursday’s first killing happened about 8 a.m. in South Chicago, where officers found 27-year-old Scott T.L. Coleman shot and slumped over in a vehicle in the 8200 block of South Escanaba, authorities said. Coleman, a South Chicago resident, was pronounced dead at Trinity Hospital.

...which happened about 1:15 a.m. in Little Village. They were driving in the 2400 block of South Trumbull when another car pulled alongside them, and someone inside shot the 14-year-old in...

    3 Killed, 4 Wounded In Chicago Shootings On Thursday
    CHICAGO (CBS) - Three people were killed and four wounded in shootings Thursday on the city's South and Southwest sides. At least 71 people have been shot in the last week, leaving 11 dead, according to Chicago Sun-Times data. Nearly 1,300 people have been shot so far this year, 222 fatally.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

35 hours ago

  • Permit issued for renovation/alteration

    REMOVE FIRE ESCAPE FROM EXISTING APARTMENT BUILDING AS PER PLANS

    5129 S. Harper Ave. Issued May 24, 2017 Comment
  • Permit issued for renovation/alteration

    REPLACE OPEN WOOD PORCHES WITH NEW METAL PORCHES, SAME SIZE AND SAME LOCATION, 8 PORCHES TOTAL IN EXISTING 3 STORY BRICK BUILDING CONTAINING 48 RESIDENTIAL UNITS, AS PER PLANS.

    4612 S. Lake Park Ave. Issued May 24, 2017 Comment
  • Permit issued for elevator equipment

    Furnish ANd install Three (3) Manual Swing Type Doors At Floors 7, 8, & 9 For One (1) 1500lb.cap, EWGT, 17-Floor, Freight Elevator. Pursuant To The Scope Of Work Submitted.EV01319

    5421 S. Cornell Ave. Issued May 23, 2017 Comment

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