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McKinley Park

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  • Budget Cuts Could Close Community Center

    Budget Cuts Could Close Community Center
    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...
  • 2 dead, 4 injured in SW Side rollover after SUV tries to ram 2nd vehicle

    2 dead, 4 injured in SW Side rollover after SUV tries to ram 2nd vehicle
    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...
  • Chicago's Best Seafood: La Palapa

    Chicago's Best Seafood: La Palapa
    La Palapa 2000 W. 34th Street - McKinley Park
  • Parents and Photographers Weigh-In On Racy Pics of 10 Year Old

    Parents and Photographers Weigh-In On Racy Pics of 10 Year Old
    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.” However, an...
  • 'Hog butcher for the world'

    'Hog butcher for the world'
    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...
  • Detectives warn of attacks on teens on Southwest Side

    Detectives warn of attacks on teens on Southwest Side
    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...
  • Geese found dead--possibly poisoned--at 2 Chicago parks

    Geese found dead--possibly poisoned--at 2 Chicago parks
    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...
  • More dead fowl found in Chicago park

    More dead fowl found in Chicago park
    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...
  • $4 Million in Parks Cuts = No Summer Camps and Sports Leagues

    $4 Million in Parks Cuts = No Summer Camps and Sports Leagues
    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....
  • Firm Helping Rid Debris from McKinley Park

    Firm Helping Rid Debris from McKinley Park
    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...
  • 15 homicides in 1 week

    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...