Wicker Park

He was near an alley about 4:45 p.m. when someone walked up to him and shot him in the chest.
Frustrated by what they say is a lack of transparency and urgency from Chicago police, the family of Nakari Campbell say they’ve had to take the investigation of the Aug. 4 crash into their own hands.
The courts will be open to the public, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., seven days a week, starting Monday and running through Nov. 15.
In each robbery early Tuesday, three men stepped out of a silver car and took belongings from pedestrians and cyclists before fleeing. Some victims suffered minor injuries, police said.
Festivalgoers showed up to bid farewell to the beloved street fest that has celebrated its love for house music from Wicker Park to Hyde Park.
Thomas William Martel, 22, was charged with aggravated cruelty to animals and animal torture, Chicago police said.
Ald. Daniel La Spata (1st) had 50.1% of the vote after the latest batch of mail-in ballots were tallied, putting him just 12 votes over the minimum needed to avoid a runoff against challenger Sam Royko.
It would be the comeback story of the year if disgraced ex-Ald. Proco “Joe” Moreno can unseat Ald. Daniel La Spata in the 1st Ward. And in the wealthy nearby 43rd Ward, Ald. Timmy Knudsen is trying to prevent his appointment from fizzling out as one of the City Council’s shortest terms.
More than 5 million people viewed a tweet by Rebecca George, co-owner of Volumes Bookcafe in Wicker Park and downtown, who complained about a customer who made a huge book purchase for a “staging” — then brought them back.
Across Chicago on Friday, Latin American families of different backgrounds celebrated the annual traditions that come with the Epiphany, or Three Kings Day.
The city touts its Invest South/West initiative, but the real action is on the other side of town.
The drugstore, part of a celebrated renovation, incorporated features from when the building was a bank office, including a vault.
The woman, 31, was pronounced dead at the scene by fire officials, police said.
In a soul-searching interview with the Chicago Sun-Times, former Ald. Proco Joe Moreno (1st) talked about going into his own tailspin after failing to talk a beloved friend out of committing suicide.
An administrative law judge agreed that the owner of the Point could not have “reasonably anticipated” the actions of the patron — but he still backed the city.
Midtown Center’s summer program for Chicago youth opens in new Wicker Park location.
Boguslaw Kasprowicz pleaded guilty to charges stemming from the failure of Washington Federal Bank for Savings — the investigation that also ensnared ex-Ald. Patrick Daley Thompson.
City College students average three years to complete a 2-year associate degree program. Maria Delgado took 28.
Annie Shea Wheeler was walking home from the Blue Line when her attorneys says she was struck by concrete that came off of a building in the 1200 block of North Milwaukee Avenue.
The project consists of 100 small paintings of people who appeared in the media via Zoom during the height of the pandemic.
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.”