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Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop
Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Protest In Response To Police Killing Of Adam Toledo Happening Friday In Logan Square: ‘It Could Be My Kid’

Neighbors and business owners in Logan Square said they're pushing for justice for Toledo and his family the same way the protesters are.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale
9:44 AM CDT

Downtown Businesses Board Up, Expecting Unrest After Adam Toledo Video Released

“All is calm for now but you never know. Plus, we’ll see what happens next week in Minnesota. I’m just as worried about that,” one officer said.

Downtown
9:23 AM CDT

Video Appears To Show Adam Toledo Wasn’t Holding Gun When He Was Shot By Cop, Refuting Claim Of Prosecutor, Cop’s Lawyer

The Cook County State's Attorney's Office backtracked on a previous claim 13-year-old Toledo was holding a gun when he was fatally shot by a police officer.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Chicago Police Officer Who Killed 13-Year-Old Adam Toledo Won’t Be Charged With A Crime, His Lawyer Says

Eric Stillman, 34, has been a Chicago police officer for five years. His lawyer said Stillman is “absolutely broken up over the fact that he had to use deadly force."

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

‘I Saw A Child With His Hands Up’: Chicago Reacts To Video Of Police Shooting 13-Year-Old Adam Toledo

Footage of the March 29 shooting shows the seventh-grader with his hands raised before an officer fatally shot him.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Video Shows Chicago Police Shooting 13-Year-Old Adam Toledo As He Raised His Hands (NO VIDEO IN STORY)

Immediately after commanding Toledo to show his hands, the officer shot the boy at close distance. Toledo’s hands were raised when he was shot, the footage shows.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Adam Toledo Video Shows Chicago Police Shooting 13-Year-Old As He Raised His Hands (GRAPHIC VIDEO)

Immediately after commanding Toledo to show his hands, the officer shot the boy at close distance. Toledo’s hands were raised when he was shot, the footage shows.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop
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Lightfoot, Toledo Family’s Attorneys Call For Peace As City Releases Video Of Police Shooting 13-Year-Old

Representatives for the city and Adam Toledo's family asked that people respond "peacefully" to the videos and respect the family's privacy as they grieve.

Citywide

Video Of Police Shooting 13-Year-Old Adam Toledo To Be Released Thursday

The city has prepared for potential unrest in the wake of the video’s release, though memorials and protests in Toledo's honor have been peaceful.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

After More Than 20 Years Of Work, Community Farm Coming To La Villita Park Next Year: ‘It’s A Dream Come True’

The farm, which once was the site of a roofing manufacturer, will have a worker-owned cooperative portion, a community fruit orchard and bilingual Spanish-English urban agriculture training.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

After Viewing ‘Heartbreaking’ Video Of Police Shooting 13-Year-Old, Adam Toledo’s Family Asks City To Delay Public Release Of Footage, Agency Says

The slain seventh-grader's family viewed body camera video of his death Tuesday and reportedly asked a police oversight agency to delay releasing the footage to the public. It will be made public eventually.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

City Boosts Police Presence To Prepare For Potential Unrest Over Adam Toledo Video, Daunte Wright Killing

Some officers had their days off canceled, and there was a heavy police presence along Michigan Avenue Monday. Large salt trucks, previously used to block streets, were also out.

Downtown

As Divvy Expands On South And West Sides, City Asks Residents: Where Should New Bike-Share Stations Go?

The bike-share program is expanding on the West, Northwest and Southwest sides of the city, from Dunning to West Lawn.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale
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Why Were Police Told To Turn Off Body Cameras Minutes After Adam Toledo Shooting? It’s Standard Policy, Department Says

Once officers have sealed off a crime scene to investigate, police said, it's typical for responding officers to shut off their body cameras.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

A Drive-In Movie Theater Saved Pilsen’s ChiTown Futbol During The Pandemic — And It’s Sticking Around Even As Soccer Facility Reopens

Since opening last year, nearly 30,000 tickets have been sold for public and private events at Pilsen drive-in ChiTown Futbol, the owner said. Former scorekeepers and referees were able to stay employed by directing traffic and delivering food to cars.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Johnson & Johnson Shots To Be Offered For United Center Vaccinations

There will be high demand for the appointments and people should check back frequently, officials advised.

Citywide

A Year After Botched Hilco Implosion, Little Village Neighbors Demand Protections For South And West Side Neighborhoods: ‘We Just Want To Breathe’

On the one-year anniversary of the Hilco smokestack implosion Sunday, activists and community members gathered to look back at the botched implosion and amplify the need for environmental justice against polluting industries.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Adam Toledo, Holding A Gun, Was Told To ‘Drop It’ Before Cop Fatally Shot 13-Year-Old, Prosecutors Allege

It remains unknown whether Toledo pointed or shot the gun before he was killed in Little Village on March 29. Video of the high-profile shooting could be released next week. The man allegedly with Toledo that night was charged with three felonies Saturday.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Adam Toledo’s Family Slated To Watch Video Of Cop Fatally Shooting 13-Year-Old Next Week, Lawyers Say

City officials say they will publicly release the police camera footage of the March 29 shooting, but not before Toledo's relatives have had a chance to see it.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Adam Toledo’s Family Hasn’t Seen Police Video Of Cop Shooting 13-Year-Old, Attorney Says

The family is preparing for the seventh grader's funeral and has yet to see the body cam footage the night the 13-year-old was shot and killed by police.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop
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