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Humboldt Park neighborhood residents who did not want Riot Fest to return to that park this year were celebrating the music festival's decision to relocate to Douglas Park, and warning residents of that area of problems they believe it will create. (Credit: Mike Krauser/WBBM)

Humboldt Park Residents Gloat After Riot Fest Pulls Up Stakes For Douglas Park

The decision to move the popular Riot Fest from Humboldt Park to Douglas Park was cause for celebration, and a warning, from those who didn’t want the festival back in their neighborhood.

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Riot Fest Moving To Douglas Park

Facing backlash from the Humboldt Park community for damage caused by last year’s festival, organizers of Riot Fest have moved the annual punk rock bash to Douglas Park.

05/20/2015

File image of concert goers at Riot Fest in Chicago. (CBS/Captured News)

Supporters And Opponents Take Riot Fest Debate To Park District Board

The future of Riot Fest wasn’t even on the Chicago Park District board’s agenda Wednesday, but the board heard at length from supporters and opponents of the popular music festival that has been held in Humboldt Park for three years.

05/14/2015

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9 Wounded In Citywide Shootings Since Monday Afternoon

At least nine people have been wounded in shootings on the South and West sides of Chicago since Monday afternoon, including a 62-year-old man shot during an attempted robbery at a Roseland bus stop Tuesday morning.

05/12/2015

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Man Critically Wounded In Humboldt Park Shooting

A 25-year-old man was driving with a passenger in his car about 10:25 p.m. in the 500 block of North Kedzie Avenue when shots rang out and he was struck in the upper back, police said.

05/12/2015

Humboldt Park Citizens Against Riot Fest call on the Chicago Park District to deny permits for the music festival to perform in Humboldt Park this year. (Credit: Lisa Fielding/WBBM)

Humboldt Park Residents Ask Park District To Deny Riot Fest A Permit

A group of Humboldt Park residents on Friday angrily called on the Chicago Park District to deny Riot Fest permits to perform the annual music festival in the park, after the grass was badly damaged during last year’s festival.

05/08/2015

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Man Charged With Pushing Elderly Person After Liquor Store Robbery

A man who pushed a 79-year-old to the floor after robbing a Humboldt Park neighborhood liquor store Thursday has been linked to another West Side robbery that occurred earlier this year, police said.

05/04/2015

Firefighters pour water on a blaze at 520 N. Springfield Av. on Friday. (Credit: Chicago Fire Department)

No One Injured In Humboldt Park Fire

The blaze was reported in a two-and-a-half story apartment building at 520 N. Springfield Av. about 5:45 a.m., according to Fire Media Affairs.

05/01/2015

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Best Spring Festivals In Chicago

Shake off the cold weather for good with spring festivals in Chicago. Music, culture, art and more are all on the schedule this spring.

04/27/2015

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Boys, 13 And 15, Shot In Humboldt Park

A pair of teenage boys were shot Sunday afternoon in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side.

04/26/2015

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Boys, 6 And 7, Hit By Car In Humboldt Park

Two young boys are in the hospital after they were hit by a car in Chicago’s Humboldt Park neighborhood.

04/26/2015

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Two Charged With Firing Shots At Off-Duty Police Officer In Humboldt Park

Two men have been charged after gunshots were fired toward an off-duty Chicago Police officer Thursday night in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side.

04/26/2015

Anastacio Gonzales (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged In Fatal Humboldt Park Stabbing

Anastacio Gonzales, 51, faces counts of first-degree murder and armed robbery for the attack that happened about 1 a.m. Saturday at El Taco Naco, 2640 W. Chicago Ave., police said.

04/20/2015

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4 Dead, 30 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

The most recent fatal shooting happened early Sunday in the Belmont Cragin neighborhood on the Northwest Side. About 6:30 a.m., a 34-year-old woman and a man – thought to be in his 20s – were walking in the 2700 block of North Lavergne when someone got out of a car and opened fire, police said.

04/20/2015

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Man Charged With Fatal Stabbing Inside Humboldt Park Restaurant

A West Side man has been charged with the fatal stabbing of a restaurant owner inside his Humboldt Park neighborhood establishment early Saturday.

04/19/2015

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Man Stabbed To Death In Humboldt Park Restaurant

A man was stabbed to death early Saturday inside a restaurant in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side.

04/18/2015

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Police: 1 Killed, 1 Seriously Wounded In Humboldt Park Shooting

One man was killed and another man was seriously injured in a Humboldt Park neighborhood shooting Friday night on the West Side, police said.

04/18/2015

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Family Seeks Hit-And-Run Driver Who Struck Cyclist

A 26-year-old Chicago bicyclist was clinging to life at a hospital, after he was struck by a hit-and-run driver on Friday.

04/06/2015

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Pedestrian Critically Injured In West Side Hit-And-Run

About 11:50 p.m., a 38-year-old man was in the crosswalk on Division Street at Pulaski Road when he was hit by a dark-colored vehicle, police News Affairs Officer Amina Greer said.

04/06/2015

Chicago police released this surveillance image of an SUV that may have been involved in a Logan Square hit-and-run. (Chicago Police Dept.)

Bicyclist Critically Injured In Hit-And-Run In Humboldt Park

A bicyclist was critically injured in a hit-and-run crash Friday afternoon in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side.

04/04/2015

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