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Little Village’s Compound Fitness Moves To Bigger Space, Expanding Class Options And Size

As owner Danny Diaz continues to grow his client base at Compound Fitness, he's moved operations to a space nearly five times bigger.

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You Can Try Some Of Pilsen’s Best Restaurants During Tuesday’s ¡Buen Provecho! Taste Of Pilsen Event

More than a dozen restaurants are participating in this year's Taste of Pilsen event, which is Tuesday evening.

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Pilsen Neighbors Slam Chicago Police After Video Shows Officers Shoot Unarmed Man: ‘I Don’t Want To See This Again’

A man who can be seen on video rushing to help the victim said he acted after officers did nothing to help the wounded man. "I dream of a day we see massive and holistic police reform," he said.

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Free Little Apothecary Pops Up In Little Village Garden As ‘A Love Letter To The Neighborhood’

Jeannine Wise was inspired to start sharing the herbal remedies she made to connect with other gardeners and learn about what they're growing and how they use it.

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Video Shows Chicago Cop Shoot Unarmed Man From Unmarked Car In Pilsen

Two officers are facing charges in relation to the July 22 shooting, which left two unarmed people wounded.

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The Family Of A 13-Year-Old Wounded In A Pilsen Shooting Is Raising Money For His Recovery

The boy faces a long road to recovery, his family said. Police said they believe he was the victim of a random act of violence stemming from a gang feud, which he had nothing to do with.

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2 Officers Charged With Shooting Unarmed Man In Pilsen, But Defense Argues They Were Threatened

Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx said the officers shot an unarmed man and then lied to prosecutors by saying they'd been fired upon first. "We cannot ignore or stand by acts of unprovoked violence," she said.

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The Chicago Chef Behind ‘Taste For The Homeless’ Is Now Cooking Free Food For Migrants Arriving From Texas

Michael "Chef Mike" Airhart said he'll keep helping refugees, he said: "This is our kind of town. This is what Chicago does for anybody who comes and needs help."

Citywide

Pritzker Declares State Of Emergency To Fast Track Housing, Medical Care And More For Texas Migrants Bused To Chicago

About 500 migrants have arrived in Chicago since the end of August, and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott shows no sign of stopping his "political stunt," local officials said.

Downtown

Fourth Group Of Migrants Arrive In Chicago As Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s Stunt Continues

Two bus loads of people from Central and South America arrived Friday afternoon after a 26-hour trek, the fourth group of migrants to arrive from Texas since Aug. 31.

Citywide

More Migrants From Texas Come To Chicago After Long Journeys: ‘Thank You For Welcoming Us’

People from South and Central America arrived Wednesday at Union Station. One family said they'd been traveling for two months from Venezuela and they hope to settle in New York.

Citywide

Retiring Ald. George Cardenas Endorses Former Chief Of Staff Anabel Abarca To Succeed Him

The ward, which included McKinley Park and Brighton Park, will have a new representative as Ald. George Cardenas steps down to join the Cook County Board of Review.

McKinley Park

2 Teens Injured In Little Village Hit-And-Run, Police Say

Two 15-year-olds were crossing the street on scooters when the driver of a black car hit them and left the scene, police said. Both girls were hospitalized in good condition.

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Former Little Village High School Administrator Raped A Student For Years, Prosecutors Say

Brian Crowder was charged with criminal sexual assault. Prosecutors said he abused a former student starting when she was 15 at Lawndale High School's Social Justice school.

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Teen Shot Woman, Then Shot Her Again And Killed Her Sister In Little Village 2 Weeks Later, Prosecutors Say

Jezebell Perez was killed Aug. 24 when a 16-year-old boy shot her and wounded her older sister in an attack stemming from an earlier shooting, prosecutors said.

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Jose Gamaliel Gonzalez, Pioneer Of Chicago’s Latino Art Scene, Dies At 89: ‘Art Was His Way Of Making An Impact’

Jose Gamaliel Gonzalez's loved ones said he dedicated his life to art and supporting other Latino artists during the '70s and '80s.

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First Responder Daniel Montes Challenging Ald. Byron Sigcho-Lopez For Pilsen City Council Seat

The firefighter and paramedic who grew up in Pilsen and Little Village is the second to mount a challenge to first-term alderman Sigcho-Lopez.

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Back Of The Yards Neighbors Resist Pitch To Incorporate Library Into Public Housing Development

Developers said adding the library to the Ashland Avenue project would save money, but at a meeting that drew hundreds, some residents said they want the library in its own building.

Back of the Yards

Little Village Discount Mall Vendors’ Leases Extended Until January As Fate Of Mall Remains In Question

Ald. Byron Sigcho-Lopez said the vendors will meet with the mall's owner for the first time in years. It's "a good first step" to keep them from being displaced, he said.

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Pilsen’s Frida Room Serving A Limited 7-Course Tasting Dinner From A Visiting Chef

Owner Angel Diaz is excited to partner with chef Christian Orozco on the seasonal dinner menu after years of only serving breakfast and lunch, he said.

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