21 hours ago

Updated 9 hours ago

4 Dead, 30 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

About 10:50 p.m., 36-year-old Courtney Jackson and another man were in a car in the 1100 block of North Springfield, when someone walked up and fired shots in their direction, police said. The shooter then ran away.

Two 16-year-old boys were shot about 1:50 p.m. in the 900 block of North Trumbull, police said. The teens were inside a vehicle when another vehicle pulled alongside and someone fired shots, striking both teens.

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About 6:30 a.m., a 34-year-old woman and a man – thought to be in his 20s – were walking in the 2700 block of North Lavergne when someone got out of a car and opened fire, police said.

Luis A. Perez was found with a gunshot wound to the head about 5:20 a.m. Sunday in the 2300 block of South Washtenaw, according to police and the medical examiner’s office.

Perez, of the 2700 block of West 24th Street, was pronounced dead at the scene, authorities said.

Jackson, of the 1400 block of North Lotus, was shot in the chest and was pronounced dead at Presence Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center at 1:21 a.m. Saturday, according to police and the medical examiner’s office.

Two men and a woman were sitting in a parked silver car in an alley in the 5400 block of South Ellis at 12:30 a.m. when a male walked up and fired shots, police said.

According to a security alert sent to University of Chicago students, the three victims are not affiliated with the school but ran into a campus parking garage at 55th and Ellis after the shooting. University police also responded to the shooting.

A few minutes earlier, three men were shot about one mile west in the 900 block of North Karlov, police said.

About 10:10 p.m., Grand Crossing District officers on patrol near 71st Street and Paxton Avenue heard shots fired and saw a van speeding away from the area, according to a statement from Chicago Police.

The officers chased the man — identified as Jeffery Kemp — to 74th Street and Merrill Avenue and ordered him to drop the weapon, but instead he turned around and pointed it at the officers, authorities said. An officer then fired two shots, striking the man.

Kemp, of the 7400 block of South Jeffery, was dead at the scene, according to the medical examiner’s office.

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21 hours ago

Man Charged In Fatal Humboldt Park Stabbing

Police did not release details on the armed robbery charge against Gonzales, who lives in the 2600 block of West Rice.

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Anastacio Gonzales, 51, faces counts of first-degree murder and armed robbery for the attack that happened about 1 a.m. Saturday at El Taco Naco, 2640 W. Chicago Ave., police said.

Vilchis, of the 3800 block of West Diversey, was taken to Presence Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead at 1:22 a.m., authorities said.

30 hours ago

10 injured in separate shootings

Earlier in the West Humboldt Park neighborhood, three people were shot about 1:50 p.m. in the 900 block of North Karlov Avenue. About five minutes later, someone shot two more people about a mile away -- in the 900 block of North Trumbull Avenue, police said.

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The man was sitting in a vehicle in the 8100 block of South Muskegon Avenue when gunfire erupted outside, Alfaro said. The man then drove two blocks west to the 8100 block of South Manistee Avenue where police and paramedics responded to.

The man was sitting in a vehicle in the 8100 block of South Muskegon Avenue when gunfire erupted outside, Alfaro said. The man then drove two blocks west to the 8100 block of South Manistee Avenue where police and paramedics responded to.

Around 7:35 p.m., a 32-year-old man was shot on the 4700 block of West Van Buren Street in the West Garfield Park neighborhood, according to Officer Veejay Zala, a Chicago Police Department spokesman.

About 3:10 p.m., someone shot three people in the 1700 block of West 79th Street in the city's Gresham neighborhood, Zala said.

Earlier in the West Humboldt Park neighborhood, three people were shot about 1:50 p.m. in the 900 block of North Karlov Avenue. About five minutes later, someone shot two more people about a mile away -- in the 900 block of North Trumbull Avenue, police said.

35 hours ago

8 injured in shootings on West, South sides

Earlier in the West Humboldt Park neighborhood, three people were shot about 1:50 p.m. in the 900 block of North Karlov Avenue. About five minutes later, someone shot two more people about a mile away -- in the 900 block of North Trumbull Avenue, police said.

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Most recently, someone shot three people in the 1700 block of West 79th Street in the city's Gresham neighborhood about 3:10 p.m., according to Officer Veejay Zala, a Chicago Police Department spokesman.

Earlier in the West Humboldt Park neighborhood, three people were shot about 1:50 p.m. in the 900 block of North Karlov Avenue. About five minutes later, someone shot two more people about a mile away -- in the 900 block of North Trumbull Avenue, police said.

4 days ago

Updated 36 hours ago

Ultimate 2015 Chicago Street Festival Guide

Where: Humboldt Park | W. Division Street and N. California Avenue

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Where: Lakeview | 3100 North Ashland Ave.

Where: Lakeview | 3200 N. Sheffield Ave.

Where: The Loop | N. Michigan Avenue and E. Lake Street

Where: Andersonville | 5200-5500 N. Clark St.

Where: Northcenter | 4000 N. Lincoln Ave.

Where: Old Town | 1600 N. Wells St.

Where: West Loop | 900-1200 W. Randolph St.

Where: Portage Park | Milwaukee Avenue, Irving Park Road & Cicero Avenue

Where: Irving Park | 3800 N. Elston Ave.

What the city says: Encased meats will be in the spotlight at this all new fest just two blocks north of the busy intersections of Addison Street and Elston Avenue.

Where: Uptown | 4700 N. Broadway

Where: Lincoln Square | 4400-4560 N. Lincoln Ave.

Where: Bessemer Park | 8930 S. Muskegon Ave.

Where: Roscoe Village | Belmont and Damen

Where: Lakeview | 3200 N. Lincoln Ave.

Where: Union Park | Ashland Avenue and Lake Street

Where: Ingleside | Lorraine Dixon Park | 87th St. and Dauphin

Where: Lincoln Park |2200 N. Sheffield Ave.

Where: Jefferson Park | Copernicus Center | 5216 W. Lawrence Ave.

Where: Chinatown |2200 S. Wentworth (at Cermak Road)

Where: Edgewater | 5900 N. Broadway (at Thorndale Avenue)

Where: Lincoln Park | 1601 N. Clark St.

Where: Lincoln Park | 435 W. Menomonee St.

Where: North Center | 2000 W. Roscoe

Where: Wrigleyville | 3550 N. Seminary Ave.

Where: West Side | Taylor Street at Ashland Avenue

Where: River North | Hubbard Street at Clark Street

Where: Greek Town | 400 S. Halsted St.

Where: Wicker Park | 1900-1700 W. Division St. between Damen Avenue and Paulina Street

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37 hours ago

Humboldt Park Man Slain Friday 'Loved His Kids,' Mother Says

Around 10:50 p.m. on Friday, Jackson was sitting in the passenger seat of a car with a 35-year-old man in the 1100 block of North Springfield Avenue when someone walked up and fired shots in their direction, said Officer Janel Sedevic, a Chicago police spokeswoman.

37 hours ago

7 hospitalized following 2 shootings on West, South Sides

Earlier in the West Humboldt Park neighborhood, three people were shot about 1:50 p.m. in the 900 block of North Karlov Avenue. About five minutes later, someone shot two more people about a mile away - in the 900 block of North Trumbull Avenue, police said.

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Most recently, someone shot three people in the 1700 block of West 79th Street in the city's Gresham neighborhood about 3:10 p.m., according to Chicago police News Affairs Officer Veejay Zala.

Earlier in the West Humboldt Park neighborhood, three people were shot about 1:50 p.m. in the 900 block of North Karlov Avenue. About five minutes later, someone shot two more people about a mile away - in the 900 block of North Trumbull Avenue, police said.

37 hours ago

8 injured following shootings on West, South Sides

Earlier in the West Humboldt Park neighborhood, three people were shot about 1:50 p.m. in the 900 block of North Karlov Avenue. About five minutes later, someone shot two more people about a mile away - in the 900 block of North Trumbull Avenue, police said.

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Most recently, someone shot three people in the 1700 block of West 79th Street in the city's Gresham neighborhood about 3:10 p.m., according to Chicago police News Affairs Officer Veejay Zala.

Earlier in the West Humboldt Park neighborhood, three people were shot about 1:50 p.m. in the 900 block of North Karlov Avenue. About five minutes later, someone shot two more people about a mile away - in the 900 block of North Trumbull Avenue, police said.

39 hours ago

Tres muertos y 19 heridos en tiroteos en Chicago

La tercera víctima fatal fue Courtney Jackson, de 36 años, quien fue baleado con otro hombre a las 10:50 p.m., del viernes dentro de un auto en la cuadra 1100 N. Springfield Ave., en el barrio de Humboldt Park.

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...10:10 p.m. cuando respondían a reportes de una balacera en la cuadra 7400 S. Merrill St. El tiroteo es investigado por la Oficina Independiente de Revisión de Casos de la...

39 hours ago

Judge sets $1M bail in fatal restaurant stabbing

Gonzales, of the 2600 block of West Rice Street, was charged with murder and armed robbery, according to police. Gonzales was identified as the man who fatally stabbed Hermenegildo Vilchis inside El Taco Naco, 2640 W. Chicago Ave., early Saturday, police said.

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Gonzales, of the 2600 block of West Rice Street, was charged with murder and armed robbery, according to police. Gonzales was identified as the man who fatally stabbed Hermenegildo Vilchis inside El Taco Naco, 2640 W. Chicago Ave., early Saturday, police said.

Vilchis, 50, of the 3800 block of West Diversey Avenue, was taken to Presence Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, according to the medical examiner’s office.

42 hours ago

Man charged with fatal stabbing inside Humboldt Park restaurant

Police did not release details on the armed robbery charge against Gonzales, who lives in the 2600 block of West Rice. He is scheduled to appear in bond court on Sunday.

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Anastacio Gonzales, 51, faces counts of first-degree murder and armed robbery for the attack that happened about 1 a.m. at El Taco Naco, 2640 W. Chicago Ave., police said.

Vilchis, of the 3800 block of West Diversey, was taken to Presence Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead at 1:22 a.m., authorities said.

42 hours ago

Man charged in fatal restaurant stabbing

Police said in a statement Sunday that Anastacio Gonzales, 51, of the 2600 block of West Rice Street, was charged with murder and armed robbery.

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The Chicago Tribune reports the victim was identified as Hermenegildo Vilchis, who owned El Taco Naco on 2640 W. Chicago Ave.

44 hours ago

Police: Murder, robbery charges filed in restaurant stabbing

Anastacio Gonzales, of the 2600 block of West Rice Street, was charged with murder and armed robbery, according to police. Gonzales was identified as the assailant who fatally stabbed Hermenegildo Vilchis inside El Taco Naco, 2640 W. Chicago Ave. early Saturday, police said.

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Anastacio Gonzales, of the 2600 block of West Rice Street, was charged with murder and armed robbery, according to police. Gonzales was identified as the assailant who fatally stabbed Hermenegildo Vilchis inside El Taco Naco, 2640 W. Chicago Ave. early Saturday, police said.

Vilchis, 50, of the 3800 block of West Diversey Avenue, was taken to Presence Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, according to the medical examiner’s office.

44 hours ago

Police: 2 Dead, 18 Wounded In Weekend Shootings Across Chicago

About 10:50 p.m., 36-year-old Courtney Jackson and another man were in a car in the 1100 block of North Springfield, when someone walked up and fired shots in their direction, police said. The shooter then ran away.

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The male, whose exact age was not immediately available, was found with a gunshot wound to the head about 5:20 a.m. in the 2300 block of South Washtenaw, according to police.

Jackson,of the 1400 block of North Lotus, was shot in the chest and was pronounced dead at Presence Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center at 1:21 a.m. Saturday, according to police and the medical examiner’s office.

The shooting happened about 6:35 a.m. in the 5000 block of West Diversey, according to preliminary information from police.

The 24-year-old man was shot in the shoulder about 3:45 p.m. during an argument with another man in the 1400 block of North Massasoit, police said.

About 10:10 p.m., Grand Crossing District officers on patrol near 71st Street and Paxton Avenue heard shots fired and saw a van speeding away from the area, according to a statement from Chicago Police.

The officers chased the man — identified as Jeffery Kemp — to 74th Street and Merrill Avenue and ordered him to drop the weapon, but instead he turned around and pointed it at the officers, authorities said. An officer then fired two shots, striking the man.

Kemp, of the 7400 block of South Jeffery, was dead at the scene, according to the medical examiner’s office.

44 hours ago

Man Charged With Fatal Stabbing Inside Humboldt Park Restaurant

Police did not release details on the armed robbery charge against Gonzales, who lives in the 2600 block of West Rice. He is scheduled to appear in bond court on Sunday.

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Anastacio Gonzales, 51, faces counts of first-degree murder and armed robbery for the attack that happened about 1 a.m. at El Taco Naco, 2640 W. Chicago Ave., police said.

Vilchis, of the 3800 block of West Diversey, was taken to Presence Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead at 1:22 a.m., authorities said.

2 days ago

3 Dead, At Least 10 Wounded in Weekend Violence

The first fatal shooting occurred at about 10:50 p.m. in the 1100 block of North Springfield in the Humboldt Park neighborhood. Two men, aged 35 and 36, were sitting in a parked car when someone walked up to them and fired shots, police said.

...old man was shot multiple times at about 11:50 p.m. Friday in the 2900 block of North Milwaukee in the Logan Square neighborhood. The man was shot after he allegedly pointed a...

...was shot in stomach and buttocks at about 4:20 a.m. Saturday in the 1200 block of North Homan in the Humboldt Park neighborhood. The man was walking in the block when someone in...

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A 50-year-old man was inside the establishment in the 2600 block of West Chicago Avenue, which police have not identified, at about 1:05 a.m. when he got into a fight with another 50-year-old man whom he knew. The second man then stabbed the first man in his chest with a knife, police said.

...a 23-year-old woman were shot at about 9 p.m. Friday in the 9300 block of South Eggleston in the Washington Heights neighborhood. The three people were standing in a group on the...

...in the head and leg at about 9:30 p.m. Friday night in the 1000 block of West Congress Parkway in the University Village neighborhood. The man was stopped at a stoplight when someone inside...

...man was shot in the leg at about 1:23 a.m. Saturday in the 3900 block of West Addison in the Irving Park neighborhood. The man was standing in the block when someone inside...

2 days ago

Humboldt Park Shooting Leaves 1 Dead, 1 Wounded Friday, Police Say

At 10:50 p.m., the two men, ages 35 and 36, were sitting in a car in the 1100 block of North Springfield Avenue when someone walked up and fired shots in their direction, said Officer Janel Sedevic, a Chicago police spokeswoman.

2 days ago

Police: 1 killed, 14 wounded in weekend shootings across Chicago

The men, ages 35 and 36, were in a car in the 1100 block of North Springfield about 10:50 p.m., when someone walked up and fired shots in their direction, police said. The shooter then ran away.

The 25-year-old told investigators he had been shot in the 3200 block of West Le Moyne, police said. He took himself to Norwegian American Hospital at 6:35 a.m., where he was in good condition.

A 40-year-old man was walking in the 1300 block of North Homan at 4:20 a.m. when someone fired two or three rounds out of a passing vehicle, police said. He was shot in the abdomen and buttocks and was taken in serious condition to Presence Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center.

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The man, 39, was shot in the 3900 block of West Addison, police said. He was taken in good condition to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center.

The man, 33, was stopped at a stop light in the 1000 block of West Congress Parkway about 9:30 p.m. when shots were fired from a light-colored vehicle, police said.

He was shot in the head and leg and drove to the 500 block of West Van Buren, where he crashed, police said. The man was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where his condition had stabilized.

Witness Enrique Camacho, a cook at an Indian restaurant at Jefferson and Van Buren, said he was about to leave work when he heard a loud noise — he thinks a gunshot — and then a loud crash when the Mercedes crashed into a building.

A group was standing outside in the 9300 block of South Eggleston when someone in a passing light-colored car fired shots, striking two men and a woman, police said.

About 10:10 p.m., Grand Crossing District officers on patrol near 71st Street and Paxton Avenue heard shots fired and saw a van speeding away from the area, according to a statement from Chicago Police.

The officers chased the man — identified as Jeffery Kemp — to 74th Street and Merrill Avenue and ordered him to drop the weapon, but instead he turned around and pointed it at the officers, authorities said. An officer then fired two shots, striking the man.

Kemp, of the 7400 block of South Jeffery, was dead at the scene, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.

2 days ago

Two Men Dead, At Least 16 Others Wounded Since Friday Afternoon, Police Say

The man told investigators he was standing in the 3300 block of West Le Moyne Street when he heard shots and felt pain, Cooper said.

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In Irving Park, a man was shot while walking in the 3900 block of West Addison Street.

• Around 12:45 a.m. in North Lawndale, a 28-year-old man was walking in the 1500 block of South Central Park Avenue when a vehicle pulled up and fired shots, striking the man multiple times, said Officer Janel Sedevic, a Chicago police spokeswoman.

• In Avondale around 11:50 p.m. Friday night, a 22-year-old man was shot multiple times after pointing a gun at 47-year-old man in the 2900 block of North Milwaukee Avenue, Sedevic said.

• In Austin at 10:10 p.m., a 16-year-old was walking outside in the 4900 block of West Ohio Street, when a man walked up and fired shots, striking the boy in his buttocks, Sedevic said.

• In Washington Park at 9 p.m., a group of people was standing outside in the 9300 block of South Eggleston Avenue, when a light-colored sedan pulled up and fired shots, Sedevic said.

...m. in West Pullman, two men, ages 18 and 19,  were standing outside in the 400 block of West 118th Street, when an unknown man walked up and fired shots. The 18-year-old was shot...

• In Roseland at 12:25 p.m. a 27-year-old was driving in the 500 block of West 104th Street when he heard shots and felt pain. He was shot in his back and drove himself to Roseland Community Hospital, where his condition had stabilized, Sedevic said.

• In Woodlawn around 11:55 a.m., a 19-year-old man was in the 6400 block of South Eberhart Avenue when a passing vehicle fired shots, striking him in his right leg, Sedevic said.

2 days ago

At least 18 shot in city since Friday morning

The shooting happened about 10:50 p.m. in the 1100 block of North Springfield Avenue, said Officer Amina Greer, a Chicago Police Department spokeswoman.

The man was walking in the 1200 block of North Homan Avenue when someone in a white vehicle traveling southbound fired two or three shots, police said...

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...30 a.m. Saturday, the 39-year-old was walking on the sidewalk in the 3900 block of West Addison Street when someone inside a passing light-colored SUV opened fire. The man was shot in...

About 12:45 a.m., a 28-year-old man was wounded in a drive-by shooting in North Lawndale on the city's West Side. The man was walking in the 1500 block of South Central Park Avenue when someone inside a passing vehicle opened fire, hitting the 28-year-old repeatedly in his body.

...50 p.m., a 22-year-old man was shot by another man in the 2900 block of North Milwaukee Avenue in Logan Square. Police would not provide details surrounding the shooting but described the 22...

The 33-year-old was stopped at a stoplight in the 1000 block of West Congress Parkway when someone fired shots from another vehicle. The man was hit multiple times, including once...

...head. The man then fled the scene and crashed a short time later in the 500 block of West Van Buren Street. An ambulance transported the man to Mount Sinai Hospital where his condition was stabilized...

A half-hour earlier, three people were shot in the Brainerd neighborhood. The three were standing in a group of people about 9 p.m. in the 9300 block of South Eggleston Avenue when someone in a passing sedan opened fire on the group, police said.

Two men were shot about 5:50 p.m. in the West Pullman neighborhood on the Far South Side. The two men, ages 18 and 19, were standing outside in the 400 block of West 118th Street when they were shot, police said.

Earlier Friday afternoon, a 27-year-old man was shot in the 500 block of West 104th Street in the city's Roseland neighborhood, said Officer Stacey Cooper, a police spokeswoman. The man...

Another shooting victim was wounded shortly before noon on the 6400 block of South Eberhart Avenue in Woodlawn, said Cooper. In that shooting, the male victim, whose exact age was unavailable...

...neighborhood, police said. Shortly before 9:30 a.m., the man was walking in the 7400 block of South Perry Avenue when a black sedan pulled up with four people inside. One of them jumped out...

2 days ago

Police: 1 Killed, 1 Seriously Wounded In Humboldt Park Shooting

The men, ages 35 and 36, were in a car in the 1100 block of North Springfield about 10:50 p.m., when someone walked up and fired shots in their direction, police said. The shooter then ran away.

3 days ago

Dmitry Samarov @ Rational Park

Dmitry Samarov celebrates the opening of an exhibition of his work at Rational Park, 2557 W. North Ave., with a reception tonight from 7 to 10pm.

3 days ago

Shout Out to Gourmet Pop Tarts

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4 days ago

Opportunity Rolls in for Greater West Town Graduate

Adrian graduated from Greater West Town's Shipping & Receiving program in February and less than 2 weeks later was on the job at a leading food products manufacturer. He's already received two raises and a promotion!  With a great salary he was able to buy a new, high-end car.  

Apr 13

Bickerdike named semi-finalist for national community development award

The National Development Council (NDC) has annunced the semi-finalists of the NDC Academy 2015 Awards. The Awards recognize the top economic and community development projects in the nation and are part of NDC Academy 2015.  Bickerdike's Zapata Apartments has been named a semi-finalist in the Community Development category. Bickerdike was also named a semi-finalist in 2009 in the Innovative Community Development category for the La Estancia project.

Apr 13

Presence Saints Mary and Elizabeth Continues Onsite Help for Health Insurance Enrollment

Chicago, Ill. – April 9, 2015 – Presence Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center (PSMEMC) is continuing its efforts to assist the community with health insurance enrollment and education related to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) beyond the Feb. 15 deadline for sign-up.

Mar 20

Updated Apr 12

Humboldt Park Shooting Leaves Man Dead Thursday, Police Say

Around 8 p.m., police found a man who'd been shot in his head in his car in the 900 block of North Mozart Street, said Officer Amina Greer, a Chicago Police spokeswoman.

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Apr 10

Legislators urged to oppose drastic Medicaid cuts by Norwegian American Hospital’s Board

...oppose drastic Medicaid cuts by the Board of Trustees/Directors of Norwegian American Hospital (NAH), 1044 North Francisco Ave....

Apr 09

Updated Apr 09

Twice as Many Pedestrian and Bike Deaths So Far in 2015 as Previous Years

...Division in West Humboldt Park. Robledo, a construction worker and DJ who lived on the 1400 block of North Avers, Roblado was cycling east when he was struck by the driver of a dark-colored...

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...run minivan driver fatally struck Aimer Roblado, 30, as he rode his bike on the 4700 block of West Division in West Humboldt Park. Robledo, a construction worker and DJ who lived on the 1400...

...1:20 p.m., a pickup truck driver fatally struck Nancy Sell, 59, on the 7500 block of North Clark Street in Rogers Park. Sell, who lived nearby on the 7400 block of North Greenview, was...

...7500 block of North Clark Street in Rogers Park. Sell, who lived nearby on the 7400 block of North Greenview, was a cancer awareness advocate who had previously been struck by a bus driver and...

...6:25 a.m., an SUV driver struck and killed Maria Hernandez, 58, in the 3600 block of West Addison in Avondale, by the Addison Blue Line station. The motorist, 41, exited the Kennedy Expressway...

...the pedestrian was crossing Addison northbound in a crosswalk. Hernandez, who lived nearby on the 3800 block of West Addison, was pronounced dead shortly afterwards. Police did not cite the driver, the Tribune reported...

...Raman Cruz, 36, and Pablo Esquivel-Vega, believed to be in his 50s, on the 4300 block of West North Avenue in Hermosa. The victims were crossing North Avenue when Estrada struck them with his 2002...

...m., Kevin D. Garett was fatally struck while walking in the street on in the 2800 block of East 79th in South Shore. Police said the victim was first struck by the driver of a...

...over again by an officer in an unmarked police car. Garett, 60, lived on the 1000 block of West Lawrence. Police said the fact that streetlights on the block were broken played a role in...

...20 p.m., car driver Harry Clemons, 35, fatally struck Andrew Smith, 41, on the 300 block of South Pulaski in West Garfield Park. According to prosecutors, Clemons was driving erratically and speeding at up...

...as well as two parked cars, the Tribune reported. The victim, who lived on the 1900 block of South St. Louis, was pronounced dead several hours later. Clemons and two passengers, including his teenage daughter, were...

...Luna, 30, and her daughter Elizabeth Peralta, nine, and son Dylan Peralta, four, on the 4300 block of south Ashland in Back of the Yards. Barngrover was driving west on 43rd when he turned south...

...driver struck and killed Michael Joseph, 59, while he was riding his bike on the 1200 block of West 74th Street in Englewood. Joseph was cycling westbound when the driver of a light-colored Chevrolet sedan...

Apr 08

Murder of Humboldt Park Dad 'Not Gang-Related,' Police Say

Echevarria, 24, was shot and killed not far from his home in the 900 block of North Mozart Street around 8 p.m. March 19. His family described him as an "outstanding father, friend, brother and son ... a true family man," on a GoFundMe page set up to cover his funeral expenses.

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The next CAPS meeting will be held at 7 p.m. June 2 in the basement of St. Helen's School, 2347 W. Augusta Blvd.

Apr 08

An Investor’s Dream? A Carriage House AND a Parking Lot: 2531 W. Augusta in West Town

An Investor’s Dream? A Carriage House AND a Parking Lot: 2531 W. Augusta in West Town

Apr 08

Mentally Disabled Man Missing From Northwest Side

Hernandez also suffers from bipolar disorder and schizophrenia, and has been known to walk long distances, the alert said. He knows his home address in the 1300 block of North Ridgeway and has his phone number in his wallet, police said.

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Paul Hernandez Jr., 47, took a private bus about 7:30 a.m. to Presence Saint Mary Medical Center at 2233 W. Division, but didn’t show up to board the bus home after class, according to a missing person alert from Chicago Police.

Apr 08

Police: Mentally challenged man missing from Humboldt Park

Hernandez did not board the bus home after his classes were over and didn’t return to his home in the 1300 block of North Ridgeway Avenue in the Humboldt Park neighborhood. He hasn't been seen or heard from since, according to the statement.  

Apr 08

Tribune's red light cameras series wins award

A red light camera monitors the intersection at Pulaski Road and North Avenue on Dec. 8 in Chicago's Humboldt Park area.

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An SUV enters a red light camera intersection Dec. 7 at Madison Street and Ashland Avenue on Chicago's Near West Side.

Caption Red light camera at Roosevelt and Canal

Apr 06

Help fund the Chicago Cuatro Orchestra Project's May 2015 Performance Tour to Puerto Rico

The Chicago Cuatro Orchestra is in need of funding to be able to send our ensemble to perform/tour to Puerto Rico on May 2015. Most of the money was raised from one of our previous bigger events but we ended up being shy $3500. In order to fundraise the money we decided to create a kickstarter. Those who aren't familiar with Kickstarter it is essentially a All-or-Nothing fundraising website in which you present projects where people can pledge in order to fund the project. If the project meets its goal before the time stipulated it will successfully be funded if otherwise then their will be no funding. The CCO Project end date is Saturday, April 25, 2015 at 9:25am if we don't happen to raise all the money by then; The project will not be succesfully funded.

Apr 06

Today’s Headlines

Hit-and-Run Driver Critically Injures Man on 4000 Block of West Division (Tribune)

SUV Driver Critically Injures Cyclist on 2600 Block of West North, Flees (CBS)

Apr 06

Pedestrian critically injured in hit-and-run

The man was crossing the street at the intersection in the 4000 block of West Division Street when a dark-colored vehicle struck him around 11:45 p.m., said Chicago Police News Affairs Officer Amina Greer. The vehicle didn’t stop and continued eastbound on Division.

Apr 06

Several apartments burglarized in Humboldt Park, police say

...people's apartments through the front or back doors. The first incident occurred in the 1000-block of North Avers Avenue between 12:50 p.m. on March 25 and 2:15 a.m. on March...

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...25 and 2:15 a.m. on March 26. Another home was burglarized in the 1000-block of North Kedvale Avenue between 8:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. on March 27. The most...

...and 2:30 p.m. on March 27. The most recent burglary occurred in the 700-block of North Avers Avenue between 4 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. on April 3. Police do not...

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