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Little Village activists protest at police training center, FOP headquarters

Activist presented the "Adam Toledo Peace Book," — a list of demands to move funding from the police to social services in Little Village.

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Teen boy shot in Little Village

About 5:10 p.m., he was standing in the 3300 block of West 28th Street, when a vehicle approached, two people got out and fired shots.

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New St. Anthony Hospital to be part of $600 million development at former trade school site in Little Village

But not all residents are happy. Some had wanted the site to remain in public hands and perhaps even have a new CPS trade school built there.

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Cinespace plans big expansion, adds new productions to studio roster

Cinespace Chicago Film Studios is the home of Showtime’s "The Chi," Comedy Central’s "South Side," and NBC’s "One Chicago" franchise.

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Man dies in Little Village house fire, 4 people displaced

The fire broke out in a home early Friday in the 2600 block of South Harding Avenue.

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Foxx says she should have known what prosecutor would say in court about police shooting of Adam Toledo

"My name is on the door. ... I don’t believe in pushing blame or the buck," State’s Attorney Kim Foxx told the Sun-Times. "The public was relying on information that our office presented to the court and the media relied upon that wasn’t fully accurate. I own that."

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Latino leaders want feds to investigate shooting of Adam Toledo

The group called on U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland to conduct an investigation into the "circumstances that led to and resulted in" Adam’s death and provided three points the probe should focus on.

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Hundreds rally, march in Logan Square to protest police violence: ‘Adam, we love you!’

"You have allowed police officers to traumatize us," Mark Clements, a survivor of police violence, told the crowd.

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Protesters decry fatal police shooting of Adam Toledo following video release

"The veil has been lifted, and what we’re seeing is that the Chicago police feel like they can go out in the streets and kill any boy, any one person," a resident said about the killing.

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17-year-old girl dies after being shot in the head in Little Village

Lydia Jimenez was riding in a vehicle when she was shot in the 4100 block of West 25th Place, Chicago police said.

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Little Village woman says she watched as Adam Toledo was shot

"Even if the kid had a gun and tossed it, you still shot him with no gun in his hands while he is following your orders," Margarita Gomez said.

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Toledo shooting ‘tragic and horrific,’ alderman says after viewing video

Ald. Chris Taliaferro, a former Chicago police officer, chairs the City Council’s Committee on Public Safety. He wouldn’t say if the shooting was justified because he doesn’t want to prejudice what he hopes will be a "thorough and quick" investigation by the Civilian Office of Police Accountability.

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Lightfoot says Chicago ‘failed’ Adam Toledo, vows to do more to save teens like him

"We live in a city that is traumatized by a long history of police violence and misconduct," Lightfoot said. "It is certainly understandable why so many of our residents are feeling that all-too-familiar surge of outrage and pain."

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Community braces for release of Adam Toledo video: ‘He needs justice’

On the eve of the planned release of police body-cam footage of the fatal shooting of Adam Toledo, Little Village community members and protesters downtown Wednesday call for transparency and accountability.

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Video showing fatal police shooting of Adam Toledo to be released Thursday

The Civilian Office of Police Accountability said besides footage from body-worn cameras, the materials also will include third-party video, transmissions from the Office of Emergency Management & Communications, SpotShotter recordings and police reports.

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Adam Toledo’s family views video of his fatal police shooting; public release of footage won’t be immediate, COPA says

Toledo’s family arrived at COPA on Tuesday, officials said.

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Little Village residents rally, march against pollution year after botched implosion

"I was terribly affected by it, and I wasn’t the only one," Little Village resident Antonio Quinones said at the rally. "No one told us what was going to happen."

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Warrant issued after man skips court on charges he ran from cops when Adam Toledo was fatally shot

Ruben Roman Jr. was supposed to appear in court Wednesday on a 2019 case but never showed up.

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Adam Toledo’s family still unsure when they can view video of his fatal shooting by police

The family’s attorney also issued a statement saying the teen’s funeral will be "private and closed to the public and the media. ... As this painful process continues, the family asks that members of the media please respect their privacy."

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Hispanic Caucus endorses civilian police oversight compromise Lightfoot rejected

The council members say the police shooting of 13-year-old Adam Toledo unmasked a "broken" system of police accountability and deep distrust that requires "robust civilian oversight and community control" over CPD.

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Little Village community groups call for peace talk a week after police fatally shoot 13-year-old boy

More than a week after Adam Toledo was fatally shot by Chicago police, community members continue to push for the release of video showing what happened in the moments before the shooting.

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Adam Toledo remembered as kid with ‘big imagination’ and an affinity for shows about zombies

The teen loved Zombie flicks so much that he even had a bag packed and ready to go in case the zombie apocalypse arrived.

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Lightfoot vows to hunt down adult she says put gun in Adam Toledo’s hand

"An adult put a gun in a child’s hand. A young and impressionable child," Mayor Lori Lightfoot said at a news conference Monday. "This happens way too often in our city. And it’s way past time for us to say, ‘No more.’"

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Man found fatally shot inside SUV in Little Village

Officers found the man sitting unresponsive in the front passenger seat of a white GMC Envoy in the 3600 block of West 32nd Street, with a gunshot wound to the back of his head.

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Gang members ‘instructed’ to shoot at police vehicles after Adam Toledo shooting, cops warned

According to a Chicago Police Department alert to officers, Latin Kings members were likely to shoot at unmarked police vehicles.

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Missing Little Village man returns home

Moises "Moi" Gutierrez was last seen Jan. 21 near 30th Street and Harding Avenue, Chicago police said.

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Police report shooting, killing person in Little Village; another arrested

The shooting happened Monday in the 2300 block of South Sawyer Avenue.

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2 teens charged with carjacking man at gunpoint in Little Village.

The 16-year-olds were due in juvenile court Wednesday.

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Hilco pulls fueling center from Little Village warehouse plans; city to limit truck traffic to Pulaski Road

Kim Wasserman of the Little Village Environmental Justice Organization, said the change means less truck traffic in the neighborhood, though she still worries about air pollution.

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Archdiocese of Chicago to consolidate Epiphany, Good Shepherd parishes in Little Village

The new parish, effective July 1, will be led by Rev. Orlando Flores Orea, the current pastor at St. Paul Parish in Chicago Heights, and be known as the Good Shepherd and Epiphany Parish until a permanent name is decided, the archdiocese said in a statement.

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Business burglaries reported in Little Village

The first robbery happened Feb. 26 in the 3200 block of West Cermak Road.

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Teen boy fatally shot in Little Village

Alberto Flores was shot in the chest about 5:10 p.m. in the 3300 block of West 30th Street, Chicago police said.