From left to right: Parent Martha Parazin, Michelle Carrillo, parent and Orozco kindergarten teacher, Orozco principal Efrain Martinez, and Guadalupe Carreon have advocated for changes to expand the gifted program at the Level 1 school.Mauricio Peña/ Block Club Chicago

Pilsen’s Orozco Elementary Would Become Entirely Gifted School Under CPS Plan: ‘It’s Like Winning The Lottery,’ Parent Says

CPS also introduced a plan that would reactivate Cooper's dual language program and expand its grade levels.

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Man Stabbed To Death By Coworker At Portage Park’s Foundation Tavern & Grille

Aside from a “large” knife, police recovered video footage of the attack and charges are pending.

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5 Robberies At Gunpoint Reported On Near West Side, Police Say

The most recent robbery happened in the 2400 block of West Warren Boulevard Dec. 3, police said.

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South Shore Will Finally Have A Grocery Store When Local Market Opens Wednesday

The new Local Market in Jeffery Plaza will open at 11 a.m. Wednesday. The first 500 customers will receive a free grocery bag of food.