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Two Men Wounded In Little Village Shooting

Two men were wounded -- one critically -- in a shooting Saturday afternoon in the Southwest Side Little Village neighborhood. more

almost 2 years ago | CBS 2 | Permalink

Cook County Jail Inmate Rescued From Hole

A Cook County Jail inmate was rescued from a hole in the ground after jumping in Saturday afternoon. more

almost 2 years ago | CBS 2 | Permalink

26th and Cal courthouse gets a pre-Hudson Trial cleanup

It’s dingy and well-used — the 26th and California criminal courthouse — but crews were busy this week working to spruce the place up a bit just in time for a certain high-profile murder trial. While the work’s officially described as part of routine... more

almost 2 years ago | Sun-Times | Permalink

Chicago’s Top Cop Calls Torres Hit On Hossa ‘Borderline Criminal’

Chicago's top cop is weighing in on that savage hit taken by Blackhawks star Marian Hossa. more

almost 2 years ago | CBS 2 | Permalink

Is Your Neighborhood Hip Enough For A Bike Rental?

West Side alderman Jason Ervin rightly complains that the city's bike rental program will only serve neighborhoods close to the lake. more

2 years ago | NBC-5 | Permalink

WATCH: Chicago Neighborhood Could Be Home To New Parklets

Life in a city as large as Chicago comes with plenty of oft-heralded perks, namely a seemingly endless plethora of dining, nightlife and cultural options... more

2 years ago | Huffington Post | Permalink

Does Rahm Blame Daley For City Violence?

Mayor Rahm Emanuel went on the defensive Thursday about a surge of homicides so far in 2012 and questioned why new law enforcement tactics hadn't been employed before he was elected 10 months ago. Photo Credit: NBCChicago.com more

2 years ago | NBC-5 | Permalink

Chicago homicides soar in first quarter of 2012

Homicides in Chicago soared by 60 percent in the first three months of 2012, continuing a troublesome trend that began late last year. Nonfatal shootings also rose sharply in the first quarter, Police Department statistics show. more

2 years ago | Chicago Tribune | Permalink

Police: West Side man punches law enforcement officer

A scuffle outside the Criminal Court building landed one man behind bars and a Cook County State’s Attorney’s office investigator in the hospital Wednesday afternoon in the Little Village neighborhood, police said. more

2 years ago | Chicago Tribune | Permalink

Chicago homicides soar in first quarter of 2012

Homicides in Chicago soared by 60 percent in the first three months of 2012, continuing a troublesome trend that began late last year. Nonfatal shootings also rose sharply in the first quarter, Police Department statistics show. more

2 years ago | Chicago Tribune | Permalink

Zoom in: Little Village

A look at the site of a once-great soccer stadium by Kelsey Gee Chicago is a city of immigrants. You can see it in the Senegalese restaurants along 79th Street, the characters marking the Chinatown Citibank, the suburban transplants in Wrigleyville.… [ Read more ... more

2 years ago | Chicago Reader | Permalink

Berwyn Man Charged With Fatal Little Village Shooting

A 33-year-old Berwyn man has been ordered held without bond for the fatal shooting of a man in the Little Village... more

2 years ago | CBS 2 | Permalink

Chicago schools investigating politically tied milk contractor

The Chicago Board of Education’s inspector general is investigating the school system’s largest milk-delivery company, McMahon Food Corp., which recently lost its certification as a woman-owned business, the Chicago Sun-Times has learned. more

2 years ago | Sun-Times | Permalink

State Legislation Could Halt Federal Immigrant Detention Center

A bill in Springfield could preempt a proposed federal immigrant detention center in the Chicago south suburb of Crete. Immigration advocates and state lawmakers have seized on the fact that the civil detention facility would be privately operated by the for-profit Corrections Corporation of America, or CCA – an issue... more

2 years ago | Progress Illinois | Permalink

Immigration Officials Arrest 3,100 In Nationwide Sweep

Dozens of illegal immigrants who had been convicted of serious crimes – or were otherwise considered fugitives or threats to national security – have been arrested in the Chicago area as part of a nationwide sweep that captured approximately 3,100 immigrants.more

2 years ago | CBS 2 | Permalink

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