Herbert Pulgar

Herbert Pulgar (Credit: Chicago Police)

Teen Whose City Sticker Design Was Disqualified Arrested For Driving Stolen Van

A Logan Square teenager who first made headlines in 2012 when he designed the winning city sticker, only to have it pulled over concerns it contained gang signs, was arrested Tuesday for driving a stolen van.

05/13/2015

Herbert Pulgar

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