Feb 25

Así se vivieron las elecciones en Chicago

Jesus “Chuy” Garcia casts his ballot at Corkery School, 2510 South Kildare Avenue, during the Chicago mayorial elections the morning of February 24, 2015.

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Gente vota en Su Nueva Lavandería del 4314 W. Marquette Rd., en el Distrito 13. LUCIO VILLA/HOY

Lupe González termina de votar en el salón de belleza Delia’s de la cuadra 2800 W. 55th St., en el oeste de Chicago. ANTONIO PÉREZ/CHICAGO TRIBUNE

Feb 25

‘Chuy’ García empuja la contienda por la Alcaldía de Chicago a una segunda vuelta

Jesús ‘Chuy’ García’ y su esposa Evelyn García luego de emitir su voto esta mañana en la primaria Daniel J. Corkey, 2510 S. Kildare Ave., en el barrio de La Villita. LUCIO VILLA/HOY

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En el Chicago Plumbers Union Hall, 1340 W. Washington St., donde Emanuel se supone festejaría su triunfo, el optimismo desapareció.

El alcalde Rahm Emanuel al hablar con sus seguidores en el Chicago Journeymen Plumbers Union Hall, 1340 W. Washington Blvd., la noche electoral. JOHN J. KIM/CHICAGO TRIBUNE

Feb 22

2 injured in Little Village shooting

...say the two injured men were standing in an alley behind a restaurant in the 2400-block of South Troy when a green SUV pulled up, the shooter got out of the car, shouted gang...

Feb 22

Man shot to death on North Side, 2 others shot on West Side

About 9:10 p.m., two men were shot in the Little Village neighborhood, police said. The men, ages 36 and 54, were standing in an alleyway near a garage in the 2400 block of South Troy Street when they were shot, said Officer Hector Alfaro, a police spokesman.

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The man was shot in the 4600 block of North Malden Avenue about 5:05 p.m., said Officer Thomas Sweeney, a Chicago Police Department spokesman.

Feb 09

Updated Feb 18

Early Voting Begins

22nd Ward - Piotrowski Park 4247 W. 31st St.

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Chicago Board of Elections - 69 W. Washington St., Lower Level Conference Room

1st Ward - Goldblatts Building 1615 W. Chicago

2nd Ward - Access Living 115 W. Chicago

3rd Ward - Chicago Bee Library 3647 S. State

4th Ward – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center 4314 S. Cottage Grove

5th Ward - Jackson Park 6401 S. Stony Island

6th Ward - Whitney Young Library 7901 S. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr.

7th Ward - Jeffery Manor Library 2401 E. 100th St.

8th Ward - Olive Harvey College 10001 S. Woodlawn

9th Ward - Palmer Park 201 E. 111th St.

10th Ward - Vodak/East Side Library 3710 E. 106th St.

11th Ward - District 9 Police 3120 S. Halsted

12th Ward - McKinley Park 2210 W. Pershing

13th Ward - West Lawn Park 4233 W. 65th St.

14th Ward - Archer Heights Library 5055 S. Archer

15th Ward - Gage Park 2411 W 55th St

16th Ward - Lindblom Park 6054 S. Damen

17th Ward - Thurgood Marshall Library 7506 S. Racine

18th Ward - Wrightwood-Ashburn Library 8530 S. Kedzie

19th Ward - Mount Greenwood Park 3721 W. 111th St.

20th Ward - Coleman Library 731 E. 63rd St.

21st Ward - Woodson Regional Library 9525 S. Halsted

23rd Ward - Clearing Library 6423 W. 63rd Pl.

24th Ward - Douglass Library 3353 W. 13th St.

25th Ward - Chinatown Library 2353 S. Wentworth

26th Ward - Humboldt Park Library 1605 N. Troy

27th Ward - Eckhart Park 1330 W. Chicago

28th Ward - West Side Learning Center 4624 W. Madison

29th Ward - Amundsen Park 6200 W. Bloomingdale

30th Ward - Kilbourn Park 3501 N. Kilbourn

31st Ward - Portage Cragin Library 5108 W. Belmont

32nd Ward - Bucktown-Wicker Park Library 1701 N. Milwaukee

33rd Ward - Horner Park  2741 W. Montrose Ave

34th Ward - West Pullman Library 830 W. 119th St.

35th Ward - Independence Library 3548 W. Irving Park

36th Ward - West Belmont Library 3104 N. Narragansett

37th Ward - West Chicago Library 4856 W. Chicago

38th Ward - Hiawatha Park 8029 W. Forest Preserve

39th Ward - N. Park Village Admin Bldg 5801 N. Pulaski

40th Ward - Budlong Woods Library 5630 N. Lincoln

41st Ward - Roden Library 6083 N. Northwest Hwy.

42nd Ward - Museum of Broadcast Communications 360 N. State

43rd Ward - Lincoln Park Library 1150 W. Fullerton

44th Ward - Merlo Library 644 W. Belmont

45th Ward - District 16 Police 5151 N. Milwaukee

46th Ward - Truman College 1145 W. Wilson

47th Ward - Welles Park 2333 W. Sunnyside

48th Ward - Edgewater Library, 6000 N. Broadway

49th Ward - Pottawattomie Park 7340 N. Rogers

50th Ward - Warren Park 6601 N. Western

Feb 18

North Lawndale shows signs of a faded revitalization

Banners left over from Richard M. Daley's time as mayor hang over Ogden Avenue west of Keeler Avenue on Feb. 17, 2015, in the North Lawndale neighborhood. Banners left over from Richard M. Daley's time as mayor hang over Ogden Avenue west of ...

Feb 18

2 injured in separate shootings

The 33-year-old man was shot in the abdomen and back in the 2700 block of South Tripp Avenue at 6:37 p.m., police spokesman Officer Veejay Zala said. The man was taken in serious condition to Mount Sinai Hospital, Zala said.

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The teen was shot in the chest about 8:40 p.m. in the 600 block of East 131st Street on the Southeast Side, said police spokeswoman Officer Bari Lemmon. He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in critical condition, Lemmon said.

Feb 12

Woman pleads guilty to setting fire because boyfriend smoked all the pot

Linda B. Lopez, 35, of the 2800 block of S. Drake, pleaded guilty to residential arson, according to a statement from Riverside police. She had initially been charged with aggravated arson, but the charge was reduced.

Feb 12

Woman Set Fire To Apartment After Boyfriend Smoked All The Pot: Police

Linda B. Lopez, 35, of the 2800 block of S. Drake, pleaded guilty to residential arson, according to a statement from Riverside police. She had initially been charged with aggravated arson, but the charge was reduced.

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Feb 11

Just in Time for Valentine's Day: 4 Unique Chicago Candy Shops

Dulcelandia (3300 W. 26th St.; 3855 W. Fullerton Ave.; 4616 S. Kedzie Ave.)

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Candyality (520 North Michigan Ave.; 3737 N. Southport)

Candyality (520 North Michigan Ave.; 3737 N. Southport)

Dulcelandia (3300 W. 26th St.; 3855 W. Fullerton Ave.; 4616 S. Kedzie Ave.)

Dulcelandia (3300 W. 26th St.; 3855 W. Fullerton Ave.; 4616 S. Kedzie Ave.)

The Fudge Pot (1532 N. Wells St.)

Feb 11

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Feb 09

Boy, 13, slain: 'When he fell, they kept on shooting'

A 20-year-old man was shot in the arm and grazed in the stomach Sunday afternoon in the Little Village neighborhood. He was in the 3400 block of West 28th Street about 6 p.m. when someone emerged from an alley and shot him. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, police said.

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Anthony's mom had worked more than 12 hours Sunday, he said.  In the few minutes it took to get out of bed, her son was shot repeatedly in the 6000 block of West Grand Avenue in the Belmont Central neighborhood, according to family and police.

A man, 20, was shot about 4 p.m. Sunday in the 600 block of South Kolmar Avenue in the West Garfield Park neighborhood. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in good condition with an arm wound, police said. Additional details about that shooting weren't available.

A 22-year-old man accidentally shot himself about 3:40 p.m. Sunday in the 8900 block of South Morgan Street in the Gresham neighborhood. He suffered a leg wound and was taken to Little Company of Mary Hospital in good condition, police said.

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Feb 06

Inmate Dies At Cook County Jail

Jacklyn Clair, 30, had been booked Jan. 27 at the jail at 2700 S. California for a retail theft charge, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office and sheriff’s office spokeswoman Sophia Ansari.

Feb 05

After football coach fatally shot, protesters demand more police cameras in Little Village

...killed last week.Police said Villafane was shot in the head while standing on the 3500-block of West 24th Street after someone in a minivan opened fire. Protesters are calling for more blue light cameras...

Feb 04

Cop killers get life in prison after emotional pleas from officer's parents

In December, the state's highest court finally approved the county's proposal, allowing cameras in courtrooms initially at only the county's main criminal courthouse at 26th Street and California Avenue.

Feb 04

Mayoral candidates speak up about Chicago's segregation

Jesus Garcia's family was the first Mexican-American family on their block—Pulaski near 28th—when they moved into Little Village in 1969. More Latino families soon joined them, and the eastern European families moved out, grumbling as they left about the neighborhood's decline.

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...neighborhood in 1966, from nearby Park Manor. The second black family on the block, at 81st and Euclid, they weren't cordially welcomed. "We fought battles every day," Walls remembered. White neighbors threw...

Feb 04

Cameras debuting in Cook County courtroom at sentencing of cop killers

In December, the state's highest court finally approved the county's proposal, allowing cameras in courtrooms initially at only the county's main criminal courthouse at 26th Street and California Avenue.

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Jan 29

Updated Jan 29

Man dies 2 days after Little Village shooting

Chicago police investigate a shooting Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, at 24th Street and St. Louis Avenue.

Alexander Villafane, 39, of the 2300 block of South St. Louis Avenue, was pronounced dead at 11:54 a.m. Tuesday at Mount Sinai Hospital, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.

The victim suffered a gunshot wound to the head in the 3500 block of West 24th Street about 12:50 p.m. Sunday, according to police. The man was initially in critical condition after being taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, police said.

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Jan 29

Man dies 2 days after Little Village shooting

Chicago police investigate a shooting Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, at 24th Street and St. Louis Avenue.

Alexander Villafane, 39, of the 2300 block of South St. Louis Avenue, was pronounced dead at 11:54 a.m. Tuesday at Mount Sinai Hospital, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.

The victim suffered a gunshot wound to the head in the 3500 block of West 24th Street about 12:50 p.m. Sunday, according to police. The man was initially in critical condition after being taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, police said.

Jan 28

Chicago's Brewery Architecture

In Pilsen, at 26th Street and Whipple, the Pilsen Brewing Company building still stands as a discount mall and health clinic. The...

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...Corper Brewing and Malting Company building (below), built in the 1890s, is in Bridgeport on Union at Pershing. Like many breweries of the time, it features arched windows as Romanesque-influenced architecture was...

Jan 28

A look inside Shuga Records, a new Wicker Park record store

...decade in service. Since 2012 the store's been operating out of a spot at 4115 W. Ogden Ave. But Rosen's had his eye on setting up a retail location somewhere on Milwaukee...

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...Wicker Park is set to welcome two record stores this year. The Reckless Records at 1532 N. Milwaukee is moving south to a larger space at 1379 N. Milwaukee; the new location's...

...The Reckless Records at 1532 N. Milwaukee is moving south to a larger space at 1379 N. Milwaukee; the new location's official opening date is still being determined. The other store setting...

...other store setting up in the neighborhood, Shuga Records, is opening its shop at at 1272 N. Milwaukee; Shuga CEO Adam Rosen plans to pull the curtain back February 21. Rosen gave me...

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Jan 26

Boy, 16, Arrested After Police Chase Identified As Shooter In December Attack

The stolen vehicle, which has been tied to an armed robbery, also struck another squad car in the 3100 block of South California, but no one was injured in that crash, police said.

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Following the arrests Sunday, the 16-year-old was positively identified as the suspect who fired a handgun about 11:35 a.m. Dec. 6 in the 2300 block of West Adams, police said.

Jan 26

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Jan 26

2 critically wounded, 4 others shot in city attacks

In a separate shooting, a 39-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound to the head in the 3500 block of West 24th Street, about 12:50 p.m., according to police. The man was in critical condition after being taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, Sweeney said.

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About 9:55 p.m., the 18-year-old was standing on the sidewalk in the 2200 block of West 18th Place when someone walked up to him and fired shots, said Officer Hector Alfaro, a Chicago Police Department spokesman.

In the Lawless Gardens apartment complex in the 3500 block of South Rhodes Avenue, a 26-year-old woman was shot in the head about 7:40 p.m., said Officer Thomas Sweeney, a police spokesman. The woman was taken to Stroger Hospital in critical condition, Sweeney said.

The man was riding in a van on the 3800 block of West Gladys Avenue about 3:45 p.m. when someone fired shots from outside, said Sweeney.

...neighborhood, a 16-year-old boy suffered a gunshot wound to the leg in the 7300 block of South Damen Avenue, said Officer Janel Sedevic, a police spokeswoman. New Affairs' information indicated that the boy's...

About 7:30 a.m. on the 1600 block of South Hamlin Avenue, another man was shot, said Sedevic.

Jan 25

3 men, boy wounded in city shootings

Chicago Police investigate a shooting at 24th Street and St. Louis Avenue.

...shooting, a 38-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound to the head in the 2400 block of South St. Louis Avenue about 12:50 p.m., according to police. The man was in critical condition, but...

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The man was riding in a van on the 3800 block of West Gladys Avenue about 3:45 p.m. when someone fired shots from outside, said Sweeney.

...neighborhood, a 16-year-old boy suffered a gunshot wound to the leg in the 7300 block of South Damen Avenue, said Police News Affairs Officer Janel Sedevic. New Affairs' information indicated that the boy's...

About 7:30 a.m. on the 1600 block of South Hamlin Avenue, another man was shot, said Sedevic.

Jan 25

Cuatro policías heridos en un choque en La Villita

Los sospechosos tampoco llegaron muy lejos tras impactarse unas cuadras al sur, en el 3100 S. California Ave., contra otra patrulla.

Jan 25

4 Chicago Police officers injured during chase in Little Village

The stolen vehicle also struck another squad car in the 3100 block of South California, but no one was injured in that crash. Two people were arrested after that, and charges are pending against them, police said.

Jan 25

4 CPD officers injured after SUVs collide during chase in Little Village

The two police SUVs collided around 3:35 a.m. near the intersection of 26th Street and South California Avenue, just across from the Cook County Criminal Courts Building.  News Affairs says both SUVs were responding to the call of a stolen vehicle.

Shortly after that crash, the stolen vehicle crashed into another police car blocks away in the 3100 block of South California Avenue.

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