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Police: Murder charges filed from September weekend shooting

Murder charges have been filed in connection with a fatal shooting in Humboldt Park which happened September 19 during the most violent two-day weekend in the city since Father’s Day 2013, authorities said. Ladarren Ball, 31, of the 200 block of North Leamington Avenue, was charged with murder,...

Anna Faris And Chris Pratt's Son Gave This Penguin The Coolest Name

3 days agoNews : Huffington Post

Anna Faris and Chris Pratt both grew up around Seattle's Woodland Park Zoo, and now their son, Jack, has named one of the park's Humboldt penguin chicks. Henceforth, the little penguin with the blue band shall be known as "Eagle." via...Show More Summary

1 dead, 1 injured in separate shootings

A man was killed and another man was injured Wednesday in shootings on the Northwest and Far South sides, police said. A 41-year-old man was shot at 2:36 p.m. on the 1500 block of North Harding Avenue in the Humboldt Park neighborhood, said Officer Thomas Sweeney, a Chicago police spokesman. The...

Man wounded in police-involved shooting on West Side

A man was wounded Friday night in a police-involved shooting in the city's Humboldt Park neighborhood. The shooting happened about 9 p.m. in the 900 block of North Central Park Avenue, said Police News Affairs Officer Nicole Trainor, citing preliminary information. A spokesman for the Chicago Fire...

Ambitious goal for music teacher: Raise $50,000 to fund CPS orchestra

For orchestra leader and teacher Arturs Weible, music is a gift he gives students at Chopin Elementary School so they can escape the realities of life while building a skill that could take them beyond their Humboldt Park neighborho...

Man charged in summer killing in West Humboldt Park

A Near West Side man was ordered held without bail after he was charged with fatally shooting one man and wouding another in the West Humboldt Park Neighborhood in August.

'Hope Dealer' and Gang Intervention Specialist Talks Her Heart for the Underdog and Walking Alongside Chicago's Troubled Youth

Amy Williams, a half-black, half-Irish youth ministry leader born in Maine, was living in North Carolina when she decided to pack her bags and find a new home in Chicago's Puerto Rican-dominated Humboldt Park, the neighborhood otherwise known as the motherland, or birthplace of the notorious Latin Kings street gang.

Emails Show Support For Riot Fest In Humboldt Park Despite Pushback

Constituent to Alderman: "It will make you look like a fool for rejecting a group that has worked its hardest to prove themselves an ally to the Humboldt Park community." [ more › ]

Did Money Exchange Hands?

St. Anthony's Hospital is suing to stop a festival that no one wanted in Humboldt Park: Saint Anthony Hospital on Friday sued to stop Riot Fest from holding this year’s concert in a park across the street from it.The faith-based, nonprofit community hospital at 2875 W. Show More Summary

Cemitas Puebla to return to Humboldt Park ... via Logan Square

Three months ago, the original Cemitas Puebla in Humboldt Park abruptly closed after a dispute with the landlords. Owner Tony Anteliz vowed to return to the neighborhood, where his family had operated the taqueria and sandwich shop for 13 years. He grew up on that block of North and Central Park...

Curbed Chicago: The Onion Gets in on Chicago Neighborhood's Gentrification Narrative

When the headline reads, "Neighborhood Starting To Get Too Safe For Family To Afford," you know that even The Onion is aware of the wave of gentrification sweeping across the Humboldt Park neighborhood. Humboldt Park residents have been actively...

News in Brief: Neighborhood Starting To Get Too Safe For Family To Afford

last monthHumor : The Onion

CHICAGO—Explaining that the sense of unease she felt walking to and from her home had declined markedly over the years, Humboldt Park resident Kirsten Healy expressed her disappointment to reporters Thursday that her neighborhood was becoming too safe for her family to afford. Show More Summary

A 14-Year-Old Girl Was Locked In Room And Gang-Raped In Humboldt Park, Prosecutors Say

A man has been charged in the awful case of a 14-year-old girl who authorities say was locked in a room and sexually assaulted by several men in Humboldt Park. [ more › ]

Prosecutors: Man sexually abused girl, 14, who was later assaulted by others

A 30-year-old man is accused of sexually abusing a 14-year-old girl before she was blindfolded and sexually assaulted by several other men in the Humboldt Park neighborhood, prosecutors said Saturday.

"Groups of Teens"

Once again, the media failing in their job to inform : Chicago Police are warning West Side residents after a series of armed robberies carried out by groups of teenagers earlier this month in East Garfield Park and Humboldt Park.Teens...Show More Summary

Emanuel's 606 affordable-housing plan draws doubts

Jaime Chavez lived in a Humboldt Park apartment for three years, but when the building changed hands, the new owners had an eye toward renovating in the newly hip neighborhood, so he had to move. Six months later, Chavez said, he's watching the same thing unfold at his new place a couple of blocks...

Vagabonding on Dangerous Ground: A Geologist Walks Onto a Bar in Cascadia...

2 months agoAcademics / Geology : Geotripper

A very strange-looking sandbar at Big Lagoon in Humboldt Lagoons State Park on California's north coast. A geologist walks INTO a bar. She may get hammered, vulcanized, laminated, stoned, cemented, bombed, or petrified. And all her drinks will be on the rocks... Show More Summary

Dine On The Waterfront At Humboldt Park’s New Boathouse Cafe

Grabbing a table at the cafe on a summer evening will transport you far from the concrete and traffic of the city. [ more › ]

Man shot in West Humboldt Park

Someone shot a man in the West Humboldt Park neighborhood just before 8 a.m. Tuesday, according to police.

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