Ald. Chris Taliaferro said the city was considering a site across the street from the park to house asylum-seekers. Community members complained about the potential loss of a valuable resource for young people.
“This is serious,” said the mayor, who recently met with Mexican officials. Fourteen buses of migrants arrived in the city on Wednesday, with as many as eight more on the way.
“We can’t take these resources, especially in our underserved communities,” said 29th Ward Ald. Chris Taliaferro, who plans a community meeting Tuesday at the field house.
Taliaferro, chairman of the City Council’s Public Safety Committee, faces CB Johnson, leader of a nonprofit that helps people recover from drug use. On Feb. 28, Johnson ran strongest in the ward’s lowest-income areas.
The $70 million center at North and Harlem avenues will have 90 exam rooms, providing everything from urgent and primary care to imaging and diagnostic services.
Alexsandro Hernandez, 19, was arrested in the 4000 block of West Diversey Avenue after allegedly fatally shooting another man in an armed robbery, police said.
The factory will be phased out over the next two years, the company announced this week. The future of the building remains unclear, as does the fate of its 280 workers.
Pierre Tyler, 29, was charged with a felony count of first-degree murder.
Police responded to the home in the 2100 block of North Nashville Avenue for a well-being check and found the 29-year-old woman dead from a gunshot wound to the head.
The sandwich wasn’t always on the menu. It became a favorite meal within their households before they started to offer it at festivals. The feedback they received at those events from customers was overwhelming.
The suspect, a 6-foot male wearing a light-colored hoodie, allegedly robbed a store just before noon June 24 in the 6300 block of West North Avenue, Chicago police said
CFD Cmdr. Christine Matthews said a March party for 10 people, like the larger one in April, was held by her son. He doesn’t live there but has a key. Matthews said she didn’t learn of the first party until after the second one.
Paramedic commander Christine Matthews said the unauthorized party was hosted by her 26-year-old son, who doesn’t live with her, but has a key to her townhome “for emergencies.”
“Millennials aren’t children,” Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Monday. “They’re fully functioning adults. And we expect adults to act responsibly — particularly at a time of pandemic.”
Lashawn Blakemore, 25, and the 21-year-old woman were in a vehicle when someone pulled up and fired shots, authorities said.
In each case, three male suspects used a chain attached to a moving truck to pry open an ATM at a bank drive-thru.
Tyshaun Manning, 21, was outside about 2:35 p.m. when someone walked up to him in the 1800 block of North Mobile Avenue and opened fire, authorities said.
Anthony Pittman, 35, allegedly rear-ended the vehicle Abraham Hernandez-Rodriguez was driving, causing it to crash, police said.
Abraham Hernandez-Rodriguez, 42, was westbound in a Chevy Trailblazer about 3:40 a.m. when he was rear-ended in the 6300 block of West North Avenue by a 35-year-old man in a Chrysler 300, officials said.