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Chicago Police Officer Shot, Seriously Wounded On Near West Side: ‘They Were Ambushed’

The officer was responding to a call about domestic violence when a man shot him, police said. He was hit multiple times and was in serious condition at Stroger Hospital.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Third Wave Skate Collective Gives Girls, LGBTQ+ Youth A Welcoming Place To Skate In Little Village

The goal is to empower a non-traditional demographic of young skaters and help them claim space in the neighborhood's skateboarding world.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Ald. George Cardenas Wins Cook County Board Of Review Seat, Will Leave City Council By The End Of The Year

No Republican candidate has filed for the seat representing the 1st District, meaning Cardenas' is likely running unopposed in November's general election.

Gage Park, Brighton Park

6 Adults Displaced After A Fire In Pilsen Tuesday Night

The building collapsed shortly after the fire broke out, but no one was injured, fire officials said

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

15-Year-Old Bicyclist Dies After Truck Driver Hit Him On Southwest Side Last Week

Joshua Avina was biking across the street late last week when the crash occurred, police said. He's at least the fourth child a driver has hit and killed this month.

Midway, West Lawn

Woman- And Refugee-Owned Clothing Co-Op Battling Fast Fashion To Open Studio On Southwest Side

At Hoda Katebi's Blue Tin Co-Op, working-class women of color are in charge. "We don't have employees; we have worker-owners," the community organizer said.

Midway, West Lawn

Little Village Group Displaying Photos Taken By A Violence Prevention Activist To Highlight Community Loss

Little Village resident Dolores Casteñeda, founder of the violence prevention group Padres Angeles, said she's displaying her photos to show people what the violence in the community looks like at a local level.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Vintage Shops Relocate To Pilsen’s Bustling 18th Street In Hopes Of Getting More Foot Traffic

The owners of 18th Street Vintage and Just One Vintage, which operate as different businesses in the same storefront, hope a larger store on 18th Street will help them grow.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Diapers, Kids Clothes And More To Be Given Away On Southwest Side In Honor Of Young Mother Killed Buying Used Stroller

Saturday's event is noon-2 p.m. at the United Credit Union parking lot. The group also accepts same-day donations before the giveaway.

Gage Park, Brighton Park

Pilsen Alderman And Wife Welcome Triplets

Ald. Byron Sigcho-Lopez and his wife, Loreen Targos, welcomed Rumiñahui, Killari and Atziri, the 25th Ward's newest residents.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Neighbors On Edge After Man Killed In Another Pilsen Shooting: ‘I Just Don’t See It Getting Any Better’

Robert Martinez, 29, was killed during the area's most recent shooting. Neighbors said it's difficult to remain hopeful things will change.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Esperanza Health Centers Opens Clinic At 63rd And Karlov To Offer Pediatric And Adult Medical Care

The newest location of the federally qualified health care center is in West Lawn.

Midway, West Lawn

A Pilsen Group Is Promoting Green Spaces In The Neighborhood By Building Butterfly Sanctuaries, Giving Away Plants

What started as a passion project of raising butterflies has blossomed into an effort to create bigger, more accessible butterfly sanctuaries and provide people with native plants.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Community Health Chicago Opens Little Village Satellite Clinic Offering Free Services

Patients without insurance can get prescriptions filled and seek medical advice with the service twice a week at Enlace's main office in Little Village.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

3-Year-Old Girl Shot On Same Little Village Block Where Melissa Ortega Was Killed Earlier This Year

Police said the 3-year-old was in a car on 26th Street when she was shot. She was taken to Stroger Hospital in good condition.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

The Chicago Tool Library Inventory Is Tripling — And Needs The Community’s Help Finding A Bigger Space

The organization is growing thanks to a merger with Chicago Community Tools. Library leaders say their ideal space is on the South Side and more accessible to public transit.

Bridgeport, Chinatown, McKinley Park

Help Form A Youth Mariachi Band By Donating Instruments To This Little Village Group

The Little Village Community Council is seeking guitars, trumpets, violins, guitarróns and vihuelas for first-time mariachi players.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Pocha Pets Boutique Closing Pilsen Store, But Will Keep Selling Its Pup Swag Online, At Pop-Ups

Pocha Pets Boutique will be at a retail incubator in Berwyn through the end of 2022 before doing all of its sales through social media, its owner said.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Little Village Activist Manuela Garcia, Fierce Advocate For Neighborhood Schools, Dies At 96

Manuela Garcia was admired by her family and neighbors for advocating for others, and particularly for her role in the 2001 hunger strike to push for a Little Village high school.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Free Food Pantry Designed Like A Grocery Store Unveiled In Little Village: ‘Hope Has A New Address’

Groceries and services will be available Tuesday-Saturday to the Little Village and surrounding communities when the New Life Center's Pan de Vida Fresh Market opens next week.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop
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