Casa Puertorriqueña, 1237 N. California Ave., the neighborhood's Puerto Rican hub, was in danger of closing.Mina Bloom/Block Club Chicago

Humboldt Park’s Beloved Puerto Rican Community Center Sold To Nonprofit That Wants To Build Affordable Housing

Locals have been fighting to keep Casa Puertorriqueña out of the hands of luxury developers. On Thursday, they won that battle.

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Police Release 2 People After Questioning Them In Smollett Case, Say They’re No Longer Suspects

"Due to new evidence ... the individuals questioned by police in the Empire case have now been released without charging," police said.

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Google Plans To Hire ‘Hundreds’ In Chicago This Year

“I look forward to seeing the company continue to grow in Chicago for years to come," Mayor Rahm Emanuel said.