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First Jack Klugman Reference Ever On C.O.

Without a doubt. If you’re not a fan of 1970s TV or are just a young whippersnapper, you might not get the reference, so we’ve provided a helpful Wikipedia link!! “This is Quincy M.E., my Imperial Shih Tzu taken in Humboldt Park, Milwaukee, WI. Don’t you just want to boop that nose of his? ?????? […]

Chicago nun wins 'Chopped'

Sister Alicia Torres became the "Chopped" champion on the Food Network’s reality TV cooking show, winning $10,000 for Mission of Our Lady of the Angels, which feeds its Humboldt Park neighbors with frequent home-cooked meals. “The Lord gave me this talent," Torres told the judges, who ribbed her...

Neighbors recall West Humboldt Park man's happy-go-lucky character

Seven carpeted stairs lead to the forest green plastic chair that sits on the front porch of a bustling home in West Humboldt Park. The chair was the workplace of 51-year-old Felix McGhee Jr., who spent his days and nights sitting on the porch selling single cigarettes to neighbors. It was an invitation...

2 dead, 9 wounded in shootings since Friday afternoon

Two men in their 50s were killed in the West Humboldt Park neighborhood, and at least nine other people have been wounded in shootings citywide since Friday afternoon, police said. The most recent fatal shooting occurred at 2:50 a.m. Saturday in West Humboldt Park, said Chicago police spokesman...

Weekly Totals Mount

The numbers are rolling in three at a time: Three men were critically wounded in a West Humboldt park neighborhood shooting Friday night on the West Side. The men — ages 19, 27 and 51 — were outside in the 1400 block of North Kildare about 8 p.m. Show More Summary

Robbers with Halloween masks set fire to Humboldt Park store, leaving workers inside

Chicago police have opened a criminal investigation after several people wearing Halloween masks stormed into a Humboldt Park grocery store Saturday evening and robbed it of cash before torching it while leaving several workers inside. According to police and store employees, the incident happened...

Man held on $75K bail after son, 6, fatally shoots brother, 3

A Chicago man whose 6-year-old son fatally shot his 3-year-old brother with a gun found in their Humboldt Park home, showed the elder child where he kept the gun which the father claimed he had for protection after testifying in a murder trial, officials said.Michael Santiago, 25, held his hands...

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

2 months 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

3 months agoHumor : 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

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