6 hours ago

Man Erupts, Punches Deputies After He's Found Guilty of Murder: Prosecutors

Othman "caused an outburst" inside the Cook County Criminal Courthouse at 2650 S. California Blvd., Antonietti said, as he punched a sheriff's deputy multiple times in his head. It took several deputies to restrain Othman, according to prosecutors.

39 hours ago

Cameras allowed in Cook County criminal courts in pilot project

The test is scheduled to begin Jan. 5 at the courthouse at 26th Street and California Avenue and will be limited to only felony cases. In the initial phase, bond hearings will be off-limits, county officials said.

3 days ago

Mayor cuts ribbon at Little Village park

Tentatively called La Villita, or Little Village, the 22-acre park at 2800 S. Sacramento Ave. is built on top of a 3-foot stone cap on what used to be the contaminated Celotex industrial site in Little Village.

6 days ago

What Pilsen taught Chuy Garcia

By 1969, Garcia's family had saved enough to buy their first home, and late that year they moved to 28th and Pulaski, in "the suburb of Little Village," as Garcia put it with a chuckle. He's been a Little Village resident ever since.

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...blanketed when the family pulled up near his uncle's place, the three-flat at 1612 Allport. We stood in front of the building as Garcia recalled the day. "We got out...

...down the block. The first school he attended, for third grade, was Jirka elementary, on 17th Street near Laflin. (Today it's named Pilsen Community Academy.) Jirka was huge compared to the one-story...

6 days ago

Big park for Little Village

Built atop a three-foot stone cap on what used to be the contaminated Celotex industrial site in Little Village, the 22-acre park at 2800 S. Sacramento Ave. is set to open Sunday, providing what officials are calling much-needed green space in the densely populated Latino neighborhood.

6 days ago

Long-awaited Little Village park to open

A construction crew works Thursday on a new 22-acre park at 2800 S. Sacramento Ave. in Little Village. It opens this weekend.

Dec 11

Retired activist priest accused of beating woman

Jose S. Landaverde, 47, was arrested at his home in the 2900 block of West 25th Street and charged with one count of misdemeanor battery after the incident early Monday, officials said.

Dec 11

Acusan a pastor de agredir a una mujer

Landaverde, de 47 años, fue arrestado en su domicilio en la cuadra 2900 W. 25th St., y acusado con un cargo menor de agresión luego que oficiales respondieron a reportes de un ataque en ese domicilio a las 3 am del lunes.

Dec 10

Updated Dec 10

9 people hurt Tuesday in city shootings

The boy was on the sidewalk in the 2900 block of West 25th Place at 5:11 p.m. when a vehicle pulled up, and someone who exited started shooting, police said. The boy was shot in the abdomen.

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The teens were shot in the 2400 block of West Jackson when someone fired shots in their direction before running off, police said.

The man, 22, told officers he was walking in the 7100 block of South Jeffery when someone approached him from behind and started shooting, police said.

The 18-year-old was getting out of his car in the 12200 block of South Emerald when he was approached by a male wearing a hoodie, who fired shots, police said.

The man, 23, was in a parked vehicle in the 5900 block of South Spaulding at 5:15 p.m. when someone on a bike rode past and fired shots, police said.

The 24-year-old was shot in the abdomen at 10:40 a.m. in the 10400 block of South Wabash, police said. He was taken to Christ Medical Center, where his condition had stabilized, police said.

The man, 21, was shot in the head at 10 a.m. in the 1100 block of West Wilson and taken in critical condition to Illinois Masonic Medical Center, police said. Truman College is on the same block, but the shooting happened off-campus.

A 29-year-old man was shot twice in the legs in the 7100 block of South Cyril Avenue, police said. He was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where his condition had stabilized.

  • Chandra Lynn Dagley Albany Park Sky Goddess

    "Off campus" translates into the street directly in front of Truman. It was a bit unnerving, I was in the Math Lab there when it happened, they blocked off the whole block directly in front of the main building for a few hours

Dec 10

Retired activist priest accused of beating woman

Jose S. Landaverde, 47, was arrested at his home in the 2900 block of West 25th Street and charged with one count of misdemeanor battery after the incident early Monday, officials said.

Dec 10

2 wounded in shootings since Tuesday evening

The 23-year-old woman was with a man sitting in a vehicle in the 3100 block of South Keeler Avenue when someone got out of a beige sedan and fired shots, police said.

Dec 10

9 Wounded In Tuesday Shootings Across Chicago

The boy was on the sidewalk in the 2900 block of West 25th Place at 5:11 p.m. when a vehicle pulled up, and someone who exited started shooting, police said. The boy was shot in the abdomen.

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The teens were shot in the 2400 block of West Jackson when someone fired shots in their direction before running off, police said.

The man, 22, told officers he was walking in the 7100 block of South Jeffery when someone approached him from behind and started shooting, police said.

The 18-year-old was getting out of his car in the 12200 block of South Emerald when he was approached by a male wearing a hoodie, who fired shots, police said.

The man, 23, was in a parked vehicle in the 5900 block of South Spaulding at 5:15 p.m. when someone on a bike rode past and fired shots, police said.

The 24-year-old was shot in the abdomen at 10:40 a.m. in the 10400 block of South Wabash, police said. He was taken to Christ Medical Center, where his condition had stabilized, police said.

The man, 21, was shot in the head at 10 a.m. in the 1100 block of West Wilson and taken in critical condition to Illinois Masonic Medical Center, police said. Truman College is on the same block, but the shooting happened off-campus.

A 29-year-old man was shot twice in the legs in the 7100 block of South Cyril Avenue, police said. He was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where his condition had stabilized.

Dec 10

Man shot in the head in South Shore

The 23-year-old woman was with a man sitting in a vehicle in the 3100 block of South Keeler Avenue when someone got out of a beige sedan and fired shots, police said.

Dec 10

Boy, 16, Shot In Little Village

The boy, 16, was shot in the abdomen in the 2900 block of West 25th Street at 5:11 p.m., police said.

Dec 06

Protests continue in Chicago after no indictment in Eric Garner chokehold death

The group is scheduled meet up at 3860 West Ogden at 11 a.m. Sunday before walking east on Ogden to Central Park to block traffic on all sides.There will be prayers and speeches on unity and justice. Organizers are expecting about 500 people.

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On the city's West Side, demonstrators chanted, "Fight back against police brutality," at the intersection of Madison and Pulaski.

Dec 06

Second day of protests after no indictment in Eric Garner chokehold death

Members of West Churches will also march Sunday. They are meeting at 3860 West Ogden Avenue at 11 a.m. Organizers say they will walk east on Ogden to Central Park Avenue to block traffic on all sides. There will be prayer, speeches on unity and justice. Organizers are expecting about 500 people.

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Friday morning a group of protestors met at the intersection of Milwaukee Avenue, Ashland Avenue and Division Street in Chicago's West Town neighborhood. Children and parents, many from Near North Montessori School...

Pfleger plans to lead his congregation to the busy intersection of 79th Street and Racine Avenue in Chicago's Auburn Gresham neighborhood on Sunday.

Dec 05

Chicago craft beer events: Dec. 5-7

Morenos Liquors 3724 W 26th St., Chicago (773) 277-7737

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Moxee Kitchen & Madmouse Brewery, 724 W. Maxwell St., Chicago (312) 243-3660

Scofflaw, 3201 W. Armitage Ave., Chicago 773-252-9700

Drinking & Writing Theater @ Haymarket Pub & Brewery, 737 W. Randolph St, Chicago (312) 638-0700

Northdown Cafe & Taproom, 3244 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago (773) 697-7578

Smallbar Logan Square, 2956 N. Albany, Chicago (773) 509-9888

Delilah's, 2771 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago (773) 472-2771

The Map Room, 1949 N. Hoyne Chicago, IL 773.252.7636

Kaiser Tiger, 1415 W. Randolph St., Chicago (312) 243-3100

Dec 03

‘A salarios más altos, precios más altos': empresarios

Gómez, dueño de Don Pepe, un restaurante de comida mexicana, 3616 W. 26th St., en el barrio de La Villita, dijo que tendrá que balancear los gastos de operaci...

Dec 03

Garcia sets sights on mayor's post

...the street, at the restaurant, where I cut my hair. They frequent that shop at 26th and Keeler and I've been able to get a better understanding of their reality, their challenges...

Dec 01

5 Killed, 14 Wounded In Thanksgiving Weekend Shootings

Garcia, of the 2800 block of South Millard, was shot beneath his right eye and pronounced dead at the scene, authorities said.

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Marcus Dee, 31, fatally shot himself after shooting 22-year-old Nadia Ezaldein in a domestic-related incident at the Nordstrom store at 55 E. Grand on Friday night, authorities said.

Emergency crews responded at 3:11 p.m. to the 7200 block of South Vincennes where a 22-year-old man was found with a gunshot wound to the back, police said.

Joshua Rockett, 21, was found unresponsive with gunshot wounds to the back at 7:36 p.m. in the 9000 block of South Laflin. Rockett, of the 9200 block of South Wallace, was pronounced dead at 7:57 p.m., authorities said.

Joshua Rockett, 21, was found unresponsive with gunshot wounds to the back at 7:36 p.m. in the 9000 block of South Laflin. Rockett, of the 9200 block of South Wallace, was pronounced dead at 7:57 p.m., authorities said.

Jahakel Clark and two other boys, ages 14 and 16, were shot in the 3100 block of West 64th Street, police said.

Clark, of the 6500 block of South Fairfield, was shot in the head and pronounced dead at the scene, authorities said. Police said Clark was 16 years old, while the medical examiner’s office said he was 15.

About 1:45 p.m. a 52-year-old man was shot in the leg in the 8900 block of South Cottage Grove, police said. He was taken to Trinity Hospital where his condition had stabilized, police said.

The officer was standing across the street from the Funky Buddha Lounge in the 700 block of West Grand Avenue about 2:50 a.m. when he saw a man waving a handgun in a crowd, police said.

Nov 29

4 dead, 5 wounded in shootings since Friday afternoon

About 11 p.m., a man, who is in his early 20s, was standing in the 3600 block of West 25th Street when a gunman approached him on foot, yelled gang slogans and shot the man beneath his right eye, police said.

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The mother and stepfather of 15-year-old shooting victim stand about a block away from their son's covered body in the 3100 block of W. 64th Place, in Chicago. A second teen was also shot in the incident.

The teen was discovered unresponsive by police about 7:35 p.m. in the 9000 block of South Laflin Street. He had been shot in his lower left back and was taken to Holy Cross Hospital where he was later pronounced dead. Police said the teen was a documented gang member.

About 1:10 a.m. Saturday, the 28-year-old man was standing in the 1100 block of West 77th Street when he heard gunfire and felt pain, police said.

Friday afternoon, a 21-year-old man was seriously injured in a shooting in Austin, police said. The man was shot about 3:30 p.m. in the 5600 block of West Madison Street. He was taken in serious condition to John H. Stroger Hospital where he was treated for a gunshot wound to his chest.

Nov 29

4 killed, 4 wounded in shootings since Friday afternoon

About 11 p.m., a man, who is in his early 20s, was standing in the 3600 block of West 25th Street when a gunman approached him on foot, yelled gang slogans and shot the man in his right eye, police said.

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The mother and stepfather of 15-year-old shooting victim stand about a block away from their son's covered body in the 3100 block of W. 64th Place, in Chicago. A second teen was also shot in the incident.

The man was discovered unresponsive by police about 7:35 p.m. in the 9000 block of South Laflin Street and was pronounced dead at the scene. Police said the man was a documented gang member but could not immediately provide the man's age.

About 1:10 a.m. Saturday, the 28-year-old man was standing in the 1100 block of West 77th Street when he heard gunfire and felt pain, police said.

Nov 28

Can Chuy beat Rahm in the race for mayor?

...into a runoff. Four months later, he was shot to death in his home on 25th Street near Pulaski by a young gang member. (The motive was never clear...

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Trunk Show 4427 N. Albany

Nov 23

Balaceras dejan tres muertos y 11 heridos en Chicago

Según un reporte de la Policía de Chicago, oficiales respondieron a reportes de una balacera y pelea en progreso en la cuadra 2500 S. Francisco Ave., en ese barrio, y encontraron a la víctima inconsciente con heridas de bala en ambas piernas.

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La víctima fatal más reciente fue Ladarius Edwards, de 23 años, quien fue tiroteado a las 2:50 am del sábado en la cuadra 8000 S. Fairfield Ave., en el sur de Chicago. Según la Policía, Edwards estaba en parado esa dirección cuando un desconocido salió de un pasillo y le disparó.

Nov 23

Man critically hurt in Little Village shooting

Police responded to the 2500 block of South Francisco Avenue after getting several calls about a battery in progress and gunshots being fired in the area around 5:30 a.m., said Chicago Police News Affairs Officer Jose Estrada.

Nov 21

Too Cold to Go Outside? Try Running 100 Miles, City Club Challenges Members

...Cicero. Runners also sometimes trek into Austin. The group usually starts from Rosario Castellanos Elementary, 2524 S. Central Park Ave., and finishes near Jacaranda Bar, 3608 W. 26th St...

...starts from Rosario Castellanos Elementary, 2524 S. Central Park Ave., and finishes near Jacaranda Bar, 3608 W. 26th St.

Nov 21

Police Release Surveillance Images From Labor Day Shooting

About 2:50 a.m. Sept. 1, Oscar Rodriguez, 22, and a 17-year-old boy were sitting on a porch in the 4300 block of West 25th Place, when two people got out of a vehicle nearby and started shooting, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

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Rodriguez, of the 4900 block of South Winchester, was shot in the head and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, authorities said.

Nov 21

Man Free On Bond For Robbery Charged With Stealing Woman’s Purse

In that robbery, Sandoval, of the 2800 block of South Keeler Avenue, was charged with two counts of armed robbery and two counts of aggravated assault. Juan...

Nov 21

CPD now utilizing Facebook in hopes of catching suspected criminals

About 2:50 a.m. Sept. 1, Oscar Rodriguez, 22, and a 17-year-old boy were sitting on a porch in the 4300 block of West 25th Place, when two people got out of a vehicle nearby and started shooting, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner's office.

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Rodriguez, of the 4900 block of South Winchester, was shot in the head and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, authorities said.

Nov 21

Chicago police release video from fatal Labor Day shooting

The video was taken near the 4300-block of W. 25th Place, just before a 17-year-old boy was wounded by gunfire and a 22-year-old man was killed.

Nov 20

Arzobispo de Chicago celebra con comunidades étnicas

St. Agnes, del 2651 S. Central Park Ave., tiene la feligresía hispana más grande del Medio Oeste, de acuerdo con la Arquidiócesis. La misa es a las 12 pm.

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La primer misa la oficiará Cupich, de 65 años, a las 10:30 am, del domingo 23 de noviembre en la iglesia St. Agatha Parish, del 3147 W. Douglas Blvd., en el barrio de Lawndale.

La tercera misa, la celebrará Cupich en la iglesia St. Hyacinth Basílica, del 3636 W. Wolfram St., en el barrio de Avondale, el domingo 14 de diciembre a las 10:45 am.

Se espera que el arzobispo también bendiga el nacimiento colocado la Plaza Daley, del 50 W. Washington St., el sábado 29 de noviembre a las 11 am.

Nov 16

Realizan vigilia por el alivio migratorio y contra las deportaciones

...el reverendo José Landaverde, pastor de la Misión Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe del 2955 W. 25th St., en ese barrio...

Nov 16

Lynwood man’s death ruled a homicide

Robertson was taking himself to Mount Sinai Hospital when his vehicle crashed into other vehicles in the 2800 block of South California, police said.

Nov 16

Lynwood man dies after Brighton Park shooting

...was in took off in the direction of Mount Sinai Hospital and stopped in the 2800 block of South California Avenue where police were called for help, Pacheco said...

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Robertson was a passenger in a car that stopped at a traffic light the 4700 block of South Western Avenue when a light-colored SUV pulled up and someone inside fired shots, Pacheco said. The...

Nov 15

Man sentenced to 10 years for hit-and-run that killed officer

Bello was arrested the next day when he pulled up to his residence, in the 2900 block of West 25th Street.

Nov 15

Man Sentenced To 10 Years In Prison For Deadly Hit-And-Run That Killed Sheriff’s Officer

Bello was arrested the next day when he pulled up to his residence, in the 2900 block of West 25th Street.

Nov 15

Motorist given 10-year sentence for Cook County Jail guard's death in 2012

Prosecutors said at the time of Bostic-Jones' death that the van didn't stop. Investigators used a partial license plate number to identify the vehicle and found it parked near Bello's home not far from the jail in the 2900 block of West 25th Street.

Nov 13

Boys & Girls Club of America and Comcast NBCUniversal Announce Major Partnership and the Launch of the My.Future Technology Initiative in Chicago

...NBCUniversal has renovated the Boys & Girls Clubs in Chicago’s Little Village neighborhood, located at 2801 South Ridgeway Ave. with state-of-the-art technology that reflects today’s mobile environment, including 20 HP...

Nov 13

Who Says Chicago is Broke? $19 Million for West Side Park

At the request of the Little Village Environmental Justice Organization, the board moved Wednesday to initiate a 45-day notice period to rename what is now referred to as Park #553, at 2800 S. Sacramento Ave., as La Villita Park.

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