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The incident occurred about 1:35 a.m. in the 2400 block of North Western Avenue, police said.
David Colon — who now goes by David Lugo — spent 26 years in prison fighting his conviction and was paroled in 2017.
The Illinois General Assembly has done it for years. On Wednesday, the City Council debuted electronic voting, with IPads at each alderperson’s seat and three video boards behind the mayor’s rostrum to display each vote.
The surcharges, being extended for two more years, are $15,000 for demolishing a house, townhouse or two-flat and $5,000-per-unit for tearing down multi-unit residential buildings. Critics have said such fees steal equity from residents who “stuck it out through tough times.”
Ald. Daniel La Spata (1st) said early figures show the pilot ordinance has helped cut demolitions in Logan Square along the 606 trail area by 90%.
The redevelopment of the Logan Square landmark calls for a $70.4 million project that includes new housing alongside a live music venue.
Latinos are the second largest racial group in the city of Chicago, in Cook County, and in the State of Illinois.
Shahab Astabraghpour dreamed up a splashy proposal for his girlfriend of 7 years — but he needed his fellow neighborhood’s help. They came through.
The man fell about 30 feet from the stairs at 1900 N. Western Ave., officials said.
In two of the three attacks, the assailant fled in an older model, light-colored Toyota Camry.
CPS elementary school teacher Olga Quiroga, who died a year ago from COVID-19, was remembered Thursday at a ceremony unveiling new street signs honoring her outside Funston Elementary School.
Jesus Garcia, of Logan Square, was so angry Michael Bankston III asked Garcia’s girlfriend if she was OK, he shot and killed him, Cook County prosecutors said.
The “Open Boulevards” series will continue into October, with two additional events — one on Independence and Douglas Boulevards and another on Drexel Boulevard — in the works.
Maurice Rocquemore has been charged with aggravated criminal sexual abuse.
He allegedly approached her and another girl, 7, in the 2500 block of West Lyndale Street,
Mike Alicea was on the sidewalk when the gunman got out of a vehicle in the 3700 block of West McLean Avenue and began shooting.
The 60-year-old was stabbed Wednesday in the 2600 block of North Milwaukee Avenue.
The moves are part of the Renew My Church restructuring plan.
Timothy Nielsen allegedly told a neighbor how he was “annoyed by yuppies on the boulevard, who are out with their dogs.” Then Nielsen told the man to “watch” what he’d do and sped down the alley, prosecutors said.
Victor Roldan was last seen Thursday driving to a friend’s house in his 2019 Blue Nissan Rouge, according to a missing person alert from Chicago police.
In each incident, someone was approached by up to three people who flashed a gun.
“You have allowed police officers to traumatize us,” Mark Clements, a survivor of police violence, told the crowd.