Little Village

Protesters are calling for local hospitals to provide transplants to undocumented immigrants (Credit: Lisa Fielding)

Little Village Hunger Strike Protests Hospital Transplant Policy

Reverend Luis Alvarengo of the United Church of Christ says it’s a matter of life and death.

07/29/2013

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8 Wounded In Shootings Since Monday Afternoon

Eight people — including a 17-year-old boy left critically wounded — were shot Monday afternoon and evening throughout the city.

06/18/2013

A lightning strike opened a hole in the roof of a townhome in southwest suburban Darien on May 20, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Lightning Strikes Damage Two Homes Overnight

At least two homes in the Chicago area were struck by lightning overnight as heavy thunderstorms plowed through the region.

CBS Chicago–05/21/2013

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Boy, 15, Among 6 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

The teen was shot about 2 p.m. in the 6400 block of South Claremont Avenue in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood on the Southwest Side.

04/27/2013

Chicago Public Schools

CPS Removes Special Ed Teacher After Abuse Complaints

CHICAGO (CBS) — A special-education teacher at Finkl Elementary School in the Little Village community has been removed from her classroom, Chicago Public Schools confirmed Tuesday. The comes after parents of her students complained of […]

04/24/2013

Coal-Fired Power Plant

Little Village Mother Wins Environmental Prize

A Chicago mother from the Southwest Side is being honored today with the Goldman Environmental Prize for North America for her fight to clean-up the air in and around the Little Village neighborhood.

04/15/2013

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Video Shows Escalating Gang Problem In Little Village

A video on Youtube speaks of a building gang war, just as the weather snaps. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards spoke with one community advocate who sounds the alarm, while another man has simply had enough.

04/09/2013

Parked cars in the Little Village neighborhood. (CBS)

Car Thefts Plague Little Village Neighborhood, Residents Say

They tell CBS 2’s Mike Parker they want action to stop the crooks.

03/22/2013

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Boy, 15, Dies After Being Shot In Head Over Weekend

A 15-year-old boy shot in the head Sunday afternoon in the Southwest Side Little Village neighborhood has been pronounced brain-dead, authorities said.

03/18/2013

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One Teen Dead, Another Wounded In Little Village Shooting

A 17-year-old boy is dead and a teen who was with him wounded during a shooting in the Little Village neighborhood Saturday evening.

02/17/2013

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Cicero Wants More Cooperation With Chicago On Gangs

A coalition of Cicero officials and one Chicago activist are hoping for a little more cooperation in the area of bridge between the two communities.

02/08/2013

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Man Critically Wounded In Second Little Village Shooting

A man was critically injured Sunday afternoon after he was shot in the head in the Little Village neighborhood on the Southwest Side.

02/03/2013

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Man Critically Wounded In Little Village Shooting

A 22-year-old man was critically wounded Sunday morning in a shooting in the Little Village neighborhood.

02/03/2013

Pedestrian Fatally Struck By Auto In Little Village

A vehicle fatally struck a pedestrian early Saturday.

12/08/2012

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Man Killed In Little Village Shooting

A man was killed in a shooting in the Southwest Side Little Village neighborhood early Saturday.

11/17/2012

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2 Dead, 6 Wounded In Gun Violence Since Friday Night

Two men are dead and at least six others wounded from gun violence in Chicago since Friday evening.

11/17/2012

Mayor Rahm Emanuel

Emanuel Unveils Plans To Redevelop Sites Of Coal Plants, Old Asphalt Factory

Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Saturday unveiled plans to redevelop three old industrial sites on the Southwest Side – including the two infamous coal plants that closed last month.

CBS Chicago–09/22/2012

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Police Search For Man Who Tried To Kidnap Girl, 8, In Little Village

Chicago Police are looking for a man who attempted to kidnap a young girl Wednesday evening in the Little Village neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–09/20/2012

Kedvale Avenue Fire

2 Children, Firefighter Injured In Little Village Blaze

Two children and a firefighter were hospitalized early Thursday, after a fire in a basement in the Little Village neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–09/13/2012

Shooting

Man ‘Very Critical’ After Being Shot In Little Village

A man is in “very critical” condition after being shot in the head early Sunday as he rode in a car in the Southwest Side Little Village neighborhood.

08/19/2012

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