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Chicago man charged with using hammer in armored truck robbery attempt

Adams attacked and tried to rob the guard outside of Azteca Currency Exchange, 4327 W. 26th Street, about 9:25 a.m. Monday, according to an FBI affidavit filed as part of the charges against Adams.

    Chicago man charged with using hammer in armored truck robbery attempt
    A man who authorities say was shot when he tried to rob an armored truck guard by hitting him in the back and neck with a sledgehammer in Little Village has been charged in federal court. Jerry Adams, 33, of Chicago, was still hospitalized Tueday after the employee of Garda World armored services he tried to rob shot him, according to the FBI.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Oct 03

The first café on Cermak ignite fears about gentrification

http://www.chicagotribune.com/hoy/ct-hoy-gentrifying-cafe-to-open-on-cermak-20171002-story.html

A major concern of community members is the potential displacement of the beloved tamale lady who has been selling Oaxacan tamales and champurrado in that corner for years.

    'Gentrifying' café to open on Little Village gang border
    When a vertical sign advertising "COFFEE" was installed prominently on Cermak Road over the weekend, it confirmed many resident's fears that a trendy café, not locally owned, would take over the dormant space that was once known as Latino Youth High School in the historical Marshall Boulevard in Little Village.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Oct 03

    'Mamá Dolores', el apoyo de los olvidados
    Dolores Castañeda voltea a ver a los olvidados por la sociedad. Por años esta madre de tres hijos, y residente de La Villita se ha preocupado por los desamparados que habitan las calles del barrio; les cocina, los alimenta, y a menudo les ofrece palabras de aliento.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Oct 03

    Donan $40 millones a vecindarios para combatir la violencia
    En una reunión con líderes comunitarios en La Villita, JPMorgan Chase se comprometió a invertir $40 millones en los vecindarios históricamente descuidados de la ciudad en el sur y el oeste de Chicago, como parte de una iniciativa para combatir la pobreza y la violencia a través del progreso económico.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Oct 03

    IDs para inmigrantes servirán en bibliotecas y para pagar la CTA
    Las identificaciones municipales de Chicago planeadas para inmigrantes y desamparados, entre otros, funcionará también como una tarjeta para usar el transporte público (CTA) y para las bibliotecas, anunció el alcalde Rahm Emanuel en un esfuerzo por ampliar el atractivo del programa y aumentar el número de solicitantes de las IDs municipales.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

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Pregnant woman among 18 shot, 5 fatally, in city shootings Friday and Saturday

Earlier Friday around 7:10 p.m., a 27-year-old man was shot in the head in the 4200 block of West 25th Place in the city's Little Village neighborhood on the West Side, police said.

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...Michael Hillard, was pronounced dead at the scene at 9:15 p.m. in the 4700 block of West Jackson Boulevard on the West Side, police said. Hillard lived in the 800 block of North Christiana...

...block of West Jackson Boulevard on the West Side, police said. Hillard lived in the 800 block of North Christiana Avenue in the city's Humboldt Park neighborhood. No one was in custody...

The man, identified by the Cook County medical examiner as Juan Vargas, was taken to Mount Sinai in critical condition. Vargas, who lived in the 4400 block of West 59th Street in the West Elsdon neighborhood, was pronounced dead at the hospital at 7:53 p.m.

The shooting occurred around 7:30 a.m. in the 400 block of West 102nd Place in the Fernwood neighborhood, police said. The man was dead at the scene. The woman was shot three times in the chest and taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center where she was pronounced dead at 8:57 a.m.

The men, 25 and 28, got into an argument with three other men in the 4500 block of West Jackson Boulevard, police said. The 25-year-old was shot in the chest and was pronounced dead...

...said several men fired at him while he was waiting at a stoplight in the 2600 block of West Cermak Road in the Little Village neighborhood on the West Side. He took himself to St. Anthony...

...a.m., a 27-year-old man was shot in the right knee in the 4100 block of West Fifth Avenue in the city's Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side. The man was sitting in...

...was shot to the upper right arm around 10:25 p.m. Friday in the 3000 block of West Lexington Street in the city's Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side. The woman was hit when...

...fired shots while he stood on the sidewalk, police said. The shooting happened in the 2600 block of South Central Park Avenue on the West Side. He walked to Stroger Hospital where his condition was stabilized, police...

...old man was shot in the left foot about 8:50 p.m. in the 700 block of North Waller Avenue in the city's South Austin neighborhood on the West Side. The man told police...

...About 7 p.m., a 37-year-old man was shot in the 2600 block of West Harrison Street in the city's Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side. The man, shot in the...

...Three men were shot in Lawndale about 5:20 p.m. in the 1900 block of South St. Louis Avenue, police said. They were standing outside when a black vehicle pulled up and someone inside...

...An Englewood attack happened about 2:50 p.m. in the 5900 block of South Princeton Avenue on the South Side, police said. There, a 21-year-old man was shot in...

...a 20-year-old man was wounded about 11:45 a.m. Friday in the 400 block of West 64th Street on the South Side, police said. The man was standing on the corner when someone...

    Pregnant woman among 18 shot, 5 fatally, in city shootings Friday and Saturday
    A man and a pregnant woman killed Friday in a double shooting were among at least 18 people shot in the city between Friday and Saturday mornings. A total of five people were killed and 13 were wounded. In the most recent fatal attack, a 49-year-old man was shot in the face around 9 p.m.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Oct 02

4 Killed, 29 Wounded In Weekend Shootings Across Chicago

...opened fire, authorities said. Vargas was found about 7:10 p.m. Friday in the 4000 block of West 25th Place and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he died less than an hour later. He...

...making a delivery about 9:30 a.m. Saturday at a currency exchange in the 4300 block of West 26th Street when a male wearing a reflective vest hit him with a sledgehammer in an attempt...

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...year-old man and 26-year-old woman were standing on the sidewalk in the 2600 block of East 75th Street when another male walked up, pulled out a handgun and fired shots. The man suffered...

...and found 22-year-old Jose Rico lying face down on the sidewalk in the 5000 block of North Bernard in the North Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side, authorities said. Rico had suffered multiple...

...Saturday in a separate Little Village neighborhood attack. He was riding his bike in the 2500 block of South St. Louis when someone got out of a light-colored vehicle nearby and fired shots, striking him...

    4 Killed, 29 Wounded In Weekend Shootings Across Chicago
    CHICAGO (CBS) - Four people were killed and at least 29 others, including a 13-year-old boy, were wounded in shootings across Chicago between Friday evening and Monday morning. Police touted a drop in gun violence on Sunday, as September was the seventh straight month that saw a reduction in shooting incidents in 2017.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

Oct 01

Robber Goes After Armored Truck Driver With Sledgehammer But Gets Shot: FBI

At 9:30 a.m., the driver mas making a delivery in the 4300 block of West 26th Street and got out of the truck while carrying a bag, according to an FBI news release. That's when a man in reflective clothing hit the driver with a sledgehammer and tried to rob the driver, the FBI said.

    Robber Goes After Armored Truck Driver With Sledgehammer But Gets Shot: FBI
    CHICAGO - An armored truck driver shot a man who tried to rob him with a sledgehammer in Little Village on Saturday, officials said. At 9:30 a.m., the driver mas making a delivery in the 4300 block of West 26th Street and got out of the truck while carrying a bag, according to an FBI news release.
    https://www.dnainfo.com

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FBI: Armored car driver shoots attempted robber after being hit with sledgehammer in Little Village

...said.A Garda armored car was making a delivery to a currency exchange in the 4300-block of West 26th Street at about 9:30 a.m., the FBI said.After the driver exited the vehicle...

    FBI: Armored car driver shoots attempted robber in Little Village
    Today's Top Stories WATCH NOW TOP VIDEOS An armored car driver shot an attempted robber who attacked him with a sledgehammer Saturday morning in the Little Village neighborhood, the FBI said. A Garda armored car was making a delivery to a currency exchange in the 4300-block of West 26th Street at about 9:30 a.m., the FBI said.
    http://abc7chicago.com

Sep 30

FBI investigating attempted armored car robbery in Little Village

...the Chicago Tribune reports. The attempted robbery happened around 9:30 a.m. on the 4300 block of West 26th Street, FBI spokesperson Garrett Croon said. The Chicago Tribune said it was not immediately clear whether...

    FBI investigating attempted armored car robbery in Little Village
    CHICAGO - The FBI is responding to an armored car robbery in the city's Little Village neighborhood, the Chicago Tribune reports. The attempted robbery happened around 9:30 a.m. on the 4300 block of West 26th Street, FBI spokesperson Garrett Croon said.
    http://wgntv.com

Sep 30

FBI responding to attempted armored car robbery in Little Village

About 9:30 a.m. someone tried to rob the armored vehicle in the 4300 block of West 26th Street, according to Garrett Croon, a spokesman for the FBI.

    FBI responding to attempted armored car robbery in Little Village
    The FBI is responding to an armored vehicle robbery in Little Village.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

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Help St. Agnes PK Classrooms

Please consider helping the preschool classrooms at St. Agnes purchase new resources and items for the children. Thank you.
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  • Permit issued for renovation/alteration

    ERECT 6 FT DORMER/ REPLACE EXISTING WOOD PORCH W/ NEW, SAME SIZE AND LOCATION/ REMOVE 6FT FENCE PER PLANS **CERTIFIED PLANS CORRECTIONS: CONDITIONAL PERMIT SUBJECT TO FIELD INSPECTIONS **

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