Right: Pilsen artist Oscar Romero fixes his Virgen de Guadelupe mural on 16th Street late Monday. The mural was defaced last week. Mauricio Peña/ Block Club Chicago

Pilsen Artist Restores Defaced Virgen De Guadalupe Mural, With A Little Help From A Stranger

“The truth is when I saw [the graffiti] it made me really angry,” artist Oscar Romero said. “But I took a step back and said, 'this is chance to restore the Virgen.'”

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Man Drowns Near Pratt Pier In Rogers Park

The man was fishing off of the pier when he decided to go for a swim and never resurfaced, police said.

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Car With 4 Men Tries To Lure Over Girl, 14, In Gladstone Park

The incident happened Friday in the 5900 block of West Bryn Mawr Avenue.

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What’s Going On At Wicker Park’s Gurgoyle Fountain? A $67,000 Restoration

The 1800s-era fountain marks the “epicenter of the neighborhood," a Wicker Park neighborhood leader said.