The 19-year-old was standing in an alley near the 2100 block of South Ashland Avenue when a shooter approached on foot and opened fire about 7:30 p.m.
Thanks to recent headlines, you’d think the FBI rolled out the red carpet and handed Chicago a beautiful, hand-engraved (in cursive!) plaque that reads Murderiest Murder City in Murderland. In reality, the FBI did no such thing. Here’s a closer look at the FBI’s statistics and how they do and do not relate to homicides in Chicago
he demolition of the Whittier Elementary School fieldhouse in Pilsen started Saturday after crews initiated their mission under cover the night before.
Angel Santiago, 39, was arrested on Thursday in Florida and extradited to Chicago.
Several residents in the Pilsen neighborhood were forced out of their homes early Wednesday, after the façade of their building collapsed.
Police said the 78-year-old man was closing the store in the 1100 block of West 18th Street when a group of men threw a pillowcase over his head, hit him in the face, and forced him into his own SUV.
Authorities are trying to figure out how a local college student died, after her decomposing body was found in a Pilsen apartment this week, more than a month after she went missing.
A Jesuit high school in Pilsen is celebrating the selection of Pope Francis, a Jesuit cardinal from Argentina, as the new leader of the Roman Catholic Church – the first pontiff from the Americas.
This article is for those of us who dream about never having to leave our beds, comfortably blanketed in our own self-loathing (and, well, literal blankets). This article is for the people who not only have no one to love, but also don’t love themselves. This is how to REALLY be miserable on Valentine’s Day.
Hundreds of people poured out of two Chicago parties overnight, as firefighters discovered several code violations, and shut things down.
The driver of an SUV was killed early Monday when he crashed his Chevrolet Blazer into the back of a parked semi-trailer in the Pilsen neighborhood on the West Side.
CHICAGO (STMW) — A man and a woman were hurt, one critically, in a shooting outside a pizzeria in the Pilsen neighborhood early Sunday. The shooting occurred outside Benny’s Pizza, 1244 W. 18th St., about […]
From antiques made in ancient Greece to Pablo Picasso’s works from the last century, Chicago has numerous venues and tours with free admission. Check out the following list to get you started.
For many shoppers, shopping on Black Friday is synonymous with crowds. To find great Black Friday deals in Chicago, consider shopping off the beaten path at the following independent stores.
From authentic taquerias like Nuevo Leon to the vivid and expressive murals that line the streets, the people of Pilsen proudly show you who they are.
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.
Ald. Danny Solis (25th) wants graffiti artists to redirect their pastime toward legitimate artwork – namely, murals along a railroad embankment in the Pilsen neighborhood.
A person ran into a Pilsen neighborhood fire station Wednesday afternoon after being shot in the throat just blocks away.
A Pilsen man was behind bars Tuesday night, accused of threatening a former co-worker in west suburban Oak Park.
Two men were shot and killed early Monday on the western edge of the Pilsen neighborhood.