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Marquette Park

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  • Authorities: Bail set at $250K for boy, 15, arrested 19 times

    Authorities: Bail set at $250K for boy, 15, arrested 19 times
    Bail was set at $250,000 this week for a 15-year-old boy who was charged as an adult after robbing a man at gunpoint last weekend on the Southwest Side, authorities said. Judge Maria Kuriakos-Ciesil set bail at $250,000 for Jesus Castaneda on Thursday,...
  • Body pulled from Marquette Park lagoon

    Body pulled from Marquette Park lagoon
    Police removed a 56-year-old man's body from the Marquette Park Lagoon this afternoon. Someone called 911 about 1:05 p.m. to ask police to check on a person in the area of the lagoon in the 6700 block of South Kedzie Avenue, said Police News Affairs...
  • Emanuel confronted by striking teachers while selling strike message

    Emanuel confronted by striking teachers while selling strike message
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel today continued to sell his message that the Chicago teachers strike was “avoidable” as picketing teachers provided the background noise to a news conference at a Marquette Park school. The mayor had to sneak into the...
  • 1/15/2012-MLK Day

    1/15/2012-MLK Day
    The civil rights message of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was long ago burned into my brain when I lived in Chicago in 1966.    I was in art school living on the northwest side of Chicago when King brought his protest movement against restrictive and...
  • Interview: Michael Pena's adjusting to the view from up there

    Interview: Michael Pena's adjusting to the view from up there
    Michael Pena wanted to sit closer to the floor-to-ceiling windows at NoMI during a recent lunch — and who wouldn't? The trendy restaurant on the seventh floor of the Park Hyatt hotel offers customers a scenic view of Michigan Avenue and the Water...
  • Plant yourself at a garden sale

    Plant yourself at a garden sale
    Plant sales offer splendid opportunities to buy a variety of plants – often unusual and/or heirloom varieties hard to find anywhere else, and a chance to talk shop with fellow gardeners. Most sales are held rain or shine; each listing has contact...
  • West Elsdon forges a new identity

    West Elsdon forges a new identity
    To thousands of traveling Chicagoans, West Elsdon is the neighborhood they glimpse on their way to catch a plane at Midway International Airport. But for some 18,000 working-class residents, it's home. Even with its proximity to the airport, West...
  • Reward offered in slaying of landscaper

    The company that employed a landscaper killed last month as he worked in the Marquette Park neighborhood is working with his family and friends to offer a $6,000 reward for information in his slaying. Heriberto Barajas, 21, was shot and killed May 20, as...
  • Man shot dead leaving South Side gas station

    A 19-year-old man was shot dead and another man seriously wounded Sunday night as  they were driving away from a gas station in the city's Marquette Park neighborhood on the South Side. Lemont Gogins, of the 7000 block of South Hermitage Avenue, was...
  • 4 wounded in overnight shootings

    At least four people were wounded in separate overnight shootings on the city's South Side, officials said. A male and female victim were wounded late Wednesday night in a shooting in the city's Marquette Park neighborhood. The shooting happened on the...
  • At least 10 injured in overnight violence around the city

    At least ten people were injured overnight in separate violent incidents around the city, police said. At 11:40 p.m. in the Douglas Park neighborhood, a 28-year-old woman was shot in the back in the 1800 block of South Albany Avenue, according to a...