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2 Killed, 6 Wounded In Shootings Since Wednesday Afternoon

A 15-year-old was shot and killed in the North Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side about 10 p.m. Wednesday. Kimon Wheeler got into a fight with someone who then pulled out a gun and shot him in the back about 10 p.m. in the 4100 block of West Cullerton Street.

06/18/2015

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Man Seriously Injured In Humboldt Park Shooting

A 36-year-old man was in a car about 4 p.m. in the 700 block of North St. Louis Avenue when shots rang out and a bullet struck his chest, police said.

06/18/2015

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Two Men Shot In Humboldt Park

About 3:10 p.m., the two — ages 21 and 22 — were shot near the intersection of Chicago and Christiana avenues, police said.

06/10/2015

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Logan Square Man Charged In Deadly Humboldt Park Street Shooting

Joseph Thrane was in a black Saturn SUV with fellow Latin Kings flashing gang signs before he gunned down Ruben Feliciano in the Humboldt Park neighborhood May 24, the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

06/02/2015

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One Killed, Seven Wounded In Monday Shootings

A 23-year-old man was fatally shot in the West Side Humboldt Park neighborhood Monday afternoon. About 2:25 p.m., a gunman approached 23-year-old Master G. Roberson in the 700 block of North Hamlin and opened fire, striking him in the head and chest.

06/02/2015

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Displaced Tenants Say They’ll Soon Be Homeless In Gentrifying Neighborhood

Manuel Rivera has been a tenant of the building at 1627 Humboldt Park Boulevard for eight years. He’s on disability and says the $500 a month he’s been paying in rent is about all he can afford.

05/29/2015

Owners of Spot say he was shocked by a light post in Humboldt Park earlier this week. (CBS)

Dog Owner Says Pet Was Shocked By Electrical Current At Humboldt Park

(CBS) – A Chicago couple believes their dog was shocked by electrical current near a wet light post in Humboldt Park. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports. The beautiful weather at Humboldt Park on Thursday attracted […]

05/28/2015

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Man Charged With Gunning Down Humboldt Park Father In 2014

Kortillious Gipson, 23, is charged with first-degree murder for the death of 34-year-old Sam Walker on July 31, 2014, according to Chicago Police.

05/28/2015

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12 Killed, 43 Wounded In Memorial Day Weekend Shootings

The weekend’s most recent fatal shooting happened Monday night in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side, police said. About 7:50 p.m., a 17-year-old boy was shot in the back and the leg in the 4900 block of West Erie, police said. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he died.

05/26/2015

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Police: Man Fatally Shot In Humboldt Park

A man was shot to death Sunday afternoon in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side, police said.

05/24/2015

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.

05/22/2015

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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

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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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