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Austin (Chicago, Illinois)

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  • Immigration court backlog adds to border crisis

    Immigration court backlog adds to border crisis
    On a June morning last year, Alex Alvarez left his home in the lush Salvadoran region of Morazan to make the now-familiar journey of tens of thousands of other young immigrants from Central America. There was no father or mother to send him off with a...
  • 1 killed, 10 injured in city shootings

    1 killed, 10 injured in city shootings
    One man has been killed in the Humboldt Park neighborhood and 10 other people injured in attacks on the South and West sides since midmorning Saturday, authorities said. Ronnie Amos, 42, was pronounced dead at Mount Sinai Hospital at 9:26 a.m. following...
  • Southwest Airlines gets ready to go international

    From its Texas beginnings 43 years ago, Southwest Airlines Co. has grown to be the largest domestic carrier in the United States. But it has never flown to an airport outside the U.S. On Tuesday, that changes. The Dallas-based carrier will launch...
  • CTA proposes speed measures on busy bus route

    CTA proposes speed measures on busy bus route
    Ever been on a bus and thought that you could walk faster because the bus appeared to stop every few feet to pick up riders? The CTA may be tackling this problem of too many stops on one of its most popular east-west routes. The CTA is proposing...
  • Elgin marketing campaign tied to fair housing settlement

    Elgin marketing campaign tied to fair housing settlement
    A new $100,000 marketing campaign promoting Elgin's housing market has unlikely roots in a fair housing settlement between Wells Fargo Bank and a Chicago-area group tied to the National Fair Housing Alliance. A year ago, the alliance and 13 of its...
  • Oak Park police reports: Motorcycle stolen, construction equipment taken and more

    Oak Park police reports: Motorcycle stolen, construction equipment taken and more
    The following items were gathered from Oak Park Police Department reports. A red and white Yamaha DT 175 motorcycle valued at $2,500 was stolen between 12:01 and 12:09 a.m. June 29 from the front yard of a home on the 900 block of South Humphrey Avenue....
  • Oak Park, River Forest police reports: Alley mugging, stolen cell phones, home burglaries

     Oak Park, River Forest police reports: Alley mugging, stolen cell phones, home burglaries
    The following items were taken from Oak Park and River Forest police reports: Oak Park An Oak Park man walking in the alley behind the 100 block of South Scoville Avenue was jumped by four men who stole his cell phone and his wallet. The incident...
  • Oak Park police reports: Man with mustache takes grill, arrest in theft of UPS package

    Oak Park police reports: Man with mustache takes grill, arrest in theft of UPS package
    The following items were gathered from Oak Park police reports: A man about 40 to 50 years old with a mustache was seen stealing a grill from the rear of a home on the 800 block of South Austin Boulevard between 7:08 and 7:27 p.m. June 7 and driving...
  • Reflections on pool of memories

    Reflections on pool of memories
    Lois Brach stepped onto the pool deck at the InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile and looked around. The Spanish Majolica tile wall, the terra-cotta fountain of Neptune, the reflected light from the fish-scale patterned stained glass windows on the...
  • Chicago pools could get energy efficiency revamp

    Chicago pools could get energy efficiency revamp
    The Chicago Infrastructure Trust approved its second project Thursday, a plan to make 141 city-owned swimming pools more energy efficient. The proposal would not make any cosmetic changes to the city’s aging collection of swimming pools, but would...
  • Exposed wires on utility boxes fixed; 3rd red light ticket dismissed

    Exposed wires on utility boxes fixed; 3rd red light ticket dismissed
    Robert Donahue was told it could take up to a month to fix the damaged utility boxes near his home in Orland Park. It took just a few days. Donahue, featured in the June 3 column, originally contacted "What's Your Problem?" asking for help fixing...