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Teen At Center Of Sticker Controversy Now In Congressional Art Contest

WASHINGTON (CBS) – The 15-year-old Chicago boy whose art was selected to be on city vehicle stickers – until allegations surfaced that it contained gang symbols – is now competing in the Congressional Art Competition, […]

CBS Chicago–06/20/2012

A city vehicle sticker design by 15-year-old Herbie Pulgar (left) won the contest for the 2012-2013 vehicle sticker, but was scrapped over concerns about gang symbols. Resurrection High School senior Caitlin Henehan's design (right) was the runner-up and briefly replaced Pulgar's design for this year, but she asked that her design not be used. The city will now come up with its own design. (Credit: CBS)

Design Controversy Won’t Delay City Sticker Sales

Despite the recent controversy over the design of the new city vehicle sticker – which saw the contest winner’s drawing nixed over concerns about what could be seen as gang symbols, and then the runner-up pulling out over unwanted media attention – there won’t be any delay in printing or selling the stickers this year.

CBS Chicago–02/13/2012

Resurrection High School senior Caitlin Henehan's design for the 2012-2013 Chicago vehicle sticker shows a police officer, firefighter and paramedic drawn as comic book superheroes. Henehan's design was chosen as the city sticker after the contest winner's design was nixed amid a controversy about its design, but Henehan later decided she didn't want her design used either. The city will not use any contest designs and will come up with a sticker on its own. (Credit: CBS)

City Sticker Runner-Up Doesn’t Want Design Used Amid Controversy

Another Chicago city sticker bites the dust.

02/12/2012

Herbert Pulgar, 42, is wanted by the FBI for drug-conspiracy charges. (FBI)

FBI Seeks Fugitive Dad Of Teen At Center Of City-Sticker Controversy

Herbert Pulgar, 42, is wanted for distributing cocaine to a street gang, federal authorities say.

02/10/2012

City Stickers Design

Clerk Will Pay Prize Equivalent To Teen Whose City Sticker Design Was Pulled

The 15-year-old boy whose Chicago city sticker design was scrapped at the last second will get a $1,000 savings bond after all.

CBS Chicago–02/09/2012

City Stickers Design

Boy Who Drew Controversial Sticker: ‘This Picture Is Clean’

City Clerk Susana Mendoza has decided to do away with a controversial design that won the contest to be the next city vehicle sticker, amid fears it could be seen as depicting gang signs, but the 15-year-old boy who drew it insists his drawing “is clean.”

CBS Chicago–02/07/2012

City Stickers Design

Chicago High School Freshman Wins Contest For New City Sticker

A freshman student at an alternative school on the city’s North Side has become the third student from that school to win the city’s vehicle sticker design contest.

CBS Chicago–12/13/2011