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Man held on $3M bail after murdered woman’s blood found on jacket, SUV

Susan Torres’ blood and Malik Landers’ DNA, were found on the jacket Landers was wearing when he was arrested after getting into his girlfriend’s silver Toyota RAV4 Monday, prosectors said. The SUV also allegedly had traces of Torres’ blood inside.

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Holiday for Día de los Reyes honors spirit of giving

Families gathered in Humboldt Park on Thursday to celebrate Three Kings Day, a popular Latin American holiday.

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Teen boy shot in Humboldt Park

About 9:30 p.m., he was on the sidewalk in the 1000 block of North Lawndale Avenue, when he was shot in the left arm and leg.

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Chicago’s Latino population spreads out, Census shows

Latinos are the second largest racial group in the city of Chicago, in Cook County, and in the State of Illinois.

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Latino-flavored holiday event brings laughter, dancers and acrobats to Humboldt Park

The free event — Destinos al Aire, A Holiday Extravaganza! — was put on by the Chicago Latino Theater Alliance as part of the Chicago Park District’s Night Out in the Park series.

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Lightfoot announces $126 million in projects for Humboldt Park, South Shore

The developments covering housing, community services and historic renovations are part of the mayor’s Invest South/West program for equitable investment.

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Boy, 16, charged with fatal shooting in a Humboldt Park liquor store

The teen faces one count of first-degree murder for the Nov. 8 shooting death of James Carson Jr., Chicago police said.

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Filling the void left by absent fathers

Union League Boys & Girls Club program helps boys navigate their journey to manhood.

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Woman steals Chicago Fire Department ambulance from Humboldt Park hospital

She was arrested after striking a bicyclist and a car in the 2200 block of West Division Street.

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Parolee charged with killing man who was riding in a van with his girlfriend, daughter when he was shot

Justin Cortes was arrested Wednesday after police identified him as the man who shot and killed Angel Figueroa on Division Street on Aug. 6.

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Teen boy shot in Humboldt Park

About 1:35 a.m., he was standing outside in the 1000 block of North Pulaski Road, when someone inside a dark-colored sedan fired several shots at him.

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Man raped, beat woman at knifepoint in Humboldt Park break-in: Prosecutors

Dequan Mayfield told the victim "I’m not a pervert, I’m just here to take stuff." But he ended up sexually assaulting the woman multiple times before beating and choking her, prosecutors said.

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Man fatally shot while riding through Humboldt Park

The victim, 38, was a passenger in a vehicle traveling westbound in the 3400 block of West Division Street when someone opened fire, police said.

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2 women and a man wounded in shooting in Humboldt Park

They were at a large gathering in the 3700 block of West Chicago Avenue when three people fired shots.

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Man charged in deadly shooting following Puerto Rican Day Parade acted in self-defense, lawyer says

But Cook County prosecutors said Anthony Lorenzi "had no business getting involved in" the June 19 altercation the led to the death of Gyovanni Arzuaga and Arzuaga’s girlfriend.

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Joe Cassidy, Chicago musician, songwriter, producer, dead at 51

The Humboldt Park resident ‘was a creative and generous producer,’ said legendary composer Jimmy Webb, who wrote songs including ‘Up, Up and Away,’ ‘Wichita Lineman’ and ‘MacArthur Park.’

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Man fatally shot in drive-by in Humboldt Park

The man was sitting in a car in the 800 block of North Homan Avenue when someone in a passing gray sedan fired at him.

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Man charged with attempted murder in Humboldt Park shooting that wounded 2-year-old boy

Police say Miguel Avelar got out of a car and opened fire as the boy played in front of a home.

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Humboldt Park mural honors slain Clemente H.S. baseball prospect, other gun victims

"Today, as a mother of a gun violence victim, who was forced to live this devastating journey, I share my love, my pain and my continued roar for change," said Annette Flores, mother of Neftali Reyes Jr. "Our youth deserve it; our children need us."

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Slot machines burglarized at Humboldt Park businesses

Someone broke through the doors and stole money from the machines.

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Lightfoot awards $10 million in Neighborhood Opportunity Fund grants to 27 entrepreneurs

The fund was created by the mayor’s predecessor, Rahm Emanuel. Developers are allowed to build bigger and taller projects downtown if they pay into the fund, which focuses on long-neglected South and West side neighborhoods.

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Humboldt Park murals might be the city’s oldest, but their messages remain relevant

Painted 50 years ago, they still reflect people’s hopes and struggles, heritage and resistance, particularly of the Puerto Rican community, mural expert Jeff W. Huebner writes.

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Family, friends plead for public’s help in finding 3 who killed young parents in Humboldt Park

Gyovanni Arzuaga, 24, and Yasmin Perez, 25, were gunned down Saturday night after a minor crash in the 3200 block of West Division Street.

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Amazon plans Humboldt Park delivery hub

The facility, planned for late 2022, will bring 500 full- and part-time jobs to the West Side, an alderman says.

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Mother of 2 dies after brazen Humboldt Park shooting that killed boyfriend: ‘They spent years together, they made a family together’

"I thought it was so cute," the couple’s friend said. "They first met each other at a party, and it was over with from there."

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Man missing from Humboldt Park

Allen Brown was last seen Thursday and is missing from his home in the 800 block of North Central Park Avenue.

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Lightfoot vows to find those responsible for ‘horrific’ Humboldt Park murder

"As you saw from the horrific video, it wasn’t just one person. There’s one person who dealt the fatal shot. But, there were others who were standing by who dragged that poor woman out of the car," the mayor said Monday.

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Man killed, girlfriend critically wounded in attack during Puerto Rican Day Parade in Humboldt Park: ‘Such an amazing friend’

Balloons and bouquets of flowers were set up Sunday at a memorial where the couple was attacked by up to three people.

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Man facing murder, home invasion charges in Humboldt Park shooting

Marvin Flanagan and his cohort apparently planned to rob Miguel Perez on Dec. 21 when they attacked him outside his home in the 2500 block of West Cortez Street, Assistant Cook County State’s Attorney Kevin DeBoni said.

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Local businesses gear up for full return: ‘It feels like New Year’s Eve’

Humboldt Park restaurant owner Zoraida Rivera-Tañón said the reopening couldn’t come at a better time for her struggling business.

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Man killed in ambush by 2 gunmen in West Humboldt Park, minutes after a shooting four blocks away

In the fatal shooting, the two gunmen got out of a black SUV Thursday morning and opened fire on Iowa Street.

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Food delivery driver robbed at gunpoint in Humboldt Park

The driver was delivering food in the 4300 block of West Cortez Street.