| Jan 9, 2012
| 5:26 PM
The McKinley Library in the Clunie Center has already lost about 20 hours a week due to budget cuts and with the way the budget looks this year, the building could close altogether.
Librarians have told the community that if the Clunie Center’s...
| Jan 14, 2012
| 11:35 PM
Two people in a Chevy Suburban were killed when they apparently tried to ram another vehicle near Archer and Western avenues early Saturday and rolled the vehicle near the northwest corner of McKinley Park, police said.
Four passengers in the Suburban...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 11:58 AM
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| Aug 5, 2011
| 11:16 PM
Raising a little girl carries its own set of challenges.
“Don’t want to push her to grow up to fast,” Jermaine Pierre said about his two year old daughter, “That’s what we’re kind of afraid of.”
| Feb 19, 2012
The shuttering of the Union Stock Yard and Transit Co. on July 30, 1971, didn't mark the end of Chicago's role as "hog butcher for the world." That came a year earlier, when "hog alley" closed, a victim of the stockyards' long descent from years of...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 6:20 PM
Police are warning residents of the Deering District about recent attacks on teenage boys by members of a graffiti gang in the McKinley Park neighborhood.
A group of young men or boys who apparently are part of the “Three Five” graffiti...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 1:04 PM
A number of geese have been found dead at two Chicago parks over the last two days, and poisoning is suspected.
Eighteen have been found at McKinley Park on the Southwest Side. Six were found Tuesday near the softball fields at the park and 10 more...
| Aug 18, 2011
| 4:26 PM
More dead wildfowl were found today in a Southwest Side park, and officials are warning against fishing in or walking pets near ponds there while an investigation is held to figure out what's causing the deaths.
The Chicago Commission on Animal Care...
| May 12, 2011
Sacramento's Park and Recreation Department is looking to cut $4 million from it's budget meaning summer camps and sports leagues for kids will go away. In the last four years, 65% of it's budget has been slashed and half its workers have been laid off....
| Aug 21, 2012
| 12:08 PM
A local firm is helping with getting rid of the debris left from the McKinley Park playground fire – all for free.
The firm, American Technologies Inc., started demolition Tuesday and will continue work till Thursday. They offered their...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 3:59 PM
Austin, Chicago Lawn and West Englewood each saw two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
In Chicago Lawn, a 22-year-old man and a 15-year-old boy were shot to death Tuesday in the 5900 block of South...