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, […]
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.
Another Chicago city sticker bites the dust.
Herbert Pulgar, 42, is wanted for distributing cocaine to a street gang, federal authorities say.
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.
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.”
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.