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2nd man dies following West Side shooting

A second man died after a shooting late last week in the Humboldt Park neighborhood, authorities disclosed Tuesday. Police had previously disclosed that the shooting about 3:30 p.m. Thursday at St. Louis and Chicago avenues left a 22-year-old man dead and an 18-year-old man critically wounded....

Man shot in Humboldt Park

A 28-year-old man is in good condition after being shot in the Humboldt Park neighborhood Monday morning, police said. He was outside in the 1300 block of North Rockwell Street at 7 a.m. when he heard gunfire and realized he had been shot in the calf. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in good...

Maldonado is Angry

Grrrrrr. Grrrrrr. See the angry aldercreature. : Humboldt Park residents near the site of a daytime shooting that killed a man Wednesday are rattled, and Ald. Roberto Maldonado (26th) is outraged.The shooting, which injured one man and killed another, happened a block from The 606 trail on a residential side street. Show More Summary

2 wounded in South, West Side shootings

A man who was left in critical condition, was among two people who were shot Friday on the West and South sides. The first shooting happened about 12:35 p.m. in the 1000 block of North St. Louis Avenue in the city's Humboldt Park neighborhood, said Officer Nicole Trainor, a Chicago police spokeswoman....

The Story Behind Another, Deadlier 'Great Chicago Fire'

In 1958, a fire at a Humboldt Park Catholic school killed more people than the Great Chicago Fire—most of them kids. Here's our look at the blaze and its aftermath. [ more › ]

1 dead, 1 seriously hurt in Humboldt Park fire

A woman in her 40s was killed and a man in his 70s was critically injured in a fire at a Humboldt Park apartment early Wednesday, according to fire officials. Neighbors said they heard explosions and saw flames coming out the windows of a second-story apartment at 1000 N. Hamlin Ave. just before...

Citing 'negative image,' Waukegan bans some storefront security shutters

When the cellular store Stay Connected opened a little more than a year ago in West Humboldt Park, the owner installed a security shutter outside to deter would-be criminals. Manager Juan Garcia says the rolldown metal screen gives him peace of mind, especially since vandals have twice broken windows...

CFD request national resources to investigate West Side flea market blaze

The Chicago Fire Department requested assistance from the ATF National Response Team to help investigate an extra-alarm fire that tore through a flea market in the West Humboldt Park neighborhood Tuesday. The fire broke out soon after 9 a.m. inside a one-story building at 4540 W. Haddon Ave. that...

Ongoing 4-Alarm Fire Destroys Humboldt Park's Buyers Flea Market

Buyers Flea Market, Chicago's largest indoor-outdoor flea market, has been consumed in a fire that has caused the roof to cave in and, from the looks of it, destroy everything inside. [ more › ]

Reports of people trapped in extra-alarm fire in West Humboldt Park

There were reports of people trapped as fire crews battled an extra-alarm fire with heavy smoke in the West Humboldt Park neighborhood Tuesday morning.  Fire officials at the scene said they were told at least two people may have been trapped inside the one-story building in the 4500 block of West...

Police warn of armed robberies in Wicker Park, Humboldt Park

Police on Tuesday warned of a recent string of armed robberies in Wicker Park and Humboldt Park. In each incident, a group of two to four men approached someone, displayed a gun and took property from their victims. In one case, one of them hit the victim with a handgun. Then they left in a gray...

Chicago teen shot in leg no stranger to gunfire

Alex, 16, knows what to do when she hears gunfire outside her West Humboldt Park home: Turn out the lights, lock the door and wait. That's what she did in November when shots rang out. A 27-year-old upstairs neighbor had been shot. Her mother pounded on the door and Alex came outside to help. They...

Cold Weather - No Problem

The numbers keep on climbing : One man was killed and five others were injured in shootings Thursday on the West Side, according to Chicago PoliceThe fatal shooting happened at 5:20 p.m. in the Humboldt Park neighborhood. On a night when the temps dipped near single digits, people still managed to get shot and killed.

Girl, 16, shot in leg in West Humboldt Park

A 16-year-old girl was shot in West Humboldt Park on Thursday morning, officials confirmed. She was near the intersection of Kildare Avenue and Hirsch Street at about 8:30 a.m. Thursday when she was shot in the leg, police and fire officials said. She was taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical...

Sarah & Lindsay Share a Simple, Southwestern-Inspired Space in Chicago — House Tour

Pin it Name: Sarah & Lindsay Location: Humboldt Park — Chicago, Illinois Size: 1,000 square feet Years lived in: 5 months; Rented Sarah and Lindsay haven't even lived together for half a year, but their styles have already merged seamlessly. Show More Summary

Brandon & Kate's "Minimal - but Cozy- as Possible" Apartment — House Call

Pin it Name: Brandon & Kate Location: Humboldt Park — Chicago, Illinois Our home is the top floor of a quaint little two-flat from 1891 in Humboldt Park Chicago. We fell in love with all the beautiful natural light that floods the apartment during the daytime and the simple white walls that were just begging for some artwork. READ MORE »

Carnage Continues

The Killing Season continues : Four people including two 15-year-old boys were shot in the Englewood neighborhood Sunday evening and two people were shot, one fatally, in the Humboldt Park neighborhood, Chicago police said. And a probable...Show More Summary

Hot neighborhoods: Humboldt Park, West Pullman among areas showing gains

It has been seven months since the opening of The 606, and the $95 million urban park with its 2.7-mile trail appears to be giving a jolt to Humboldt Park's real estate market. Median prices for the Chicago neighborhood's single-family homes and condominiums last year increased 62 percent and 184...

Man killed, 4 others wounded in shootings in Chicago

A man was killed and four other men were wounded in shootings Thursday across Chicago, according to police.The fatal shooting occurred around 5:15 p.m. in the 3700 block of West Division Street in Humboldt Park, according to  Officer Hector Alfaro, a Chicago police spokesman.A 19-year-old man and...

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