Marlen Ochoa-Uriostegui's family members arrive at the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office Thursday morning. Mauricio Peña / Block Club Chicago / Provided

Family Of Slain Pregnant Woman Pray For Miracle For Baby, Ask If Undocumented Status Slowed Investigation

The family of Marlen Ochoa-Uriostegui, 19, said some neighbors of the crime scene may have stayed silent because of their immigration status.

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Hyde Park Students Want Chicago To Ban Styrofoam — And With Some Help From A Former Governor, City Hall Is Listening

With help from former Gov. Pat Quinn, a group of Ray Elementary sixth graders took the unusual step of submitting their own ordinance to City Council.

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Bucktown Arts Fest Will Bring 100+ Artists To Holstein Park This Weekend

There is no entry fee, but proceeds from donations and beer sales will support Friends of Holstein Park, local artists and projects in local classrooms.