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Prosecutors: Anti-Government Group Illegally Moved Into Foreclosed Homes In Beverly, Morgan Park

A South Side alderman calls it a “cancer” on his community: An anti-government group illegally moving into homes in foreclosure, and now two of the four men charged have been arrested.


Chicago Animal Care & Control workers remove two pit bulls from a house in the 9100 block of South Paxton Avenue on Aug. 14, 2014, several days after squatters abandoned the animals there. (Credit: Mike Krauser)

Dogs Rescued From House Where Squatters Abandoned Them

Three Animal Care & Control workers went into the home in the 9100 block of South Paxton Avenue through a broken window, and captured the dogs using snares

WBBM Newsradio–08/14/2013

Dog Teeth (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Squatters Abandon Dogs In Calumet Heights House

Animal welfare workers are planning to remove a pair of dogs that were apparently abandoned by their owners and locked inside an empty house.


Squatters have taken over several empty condo units in in a South Side condo building, even putting down this doormat at one unit. (Credit: CBS)

South Side Resident Frustrated With Squatters In Empty Condos

It’s not exactly news the American dream of owning a home has become a nightmare for many, but what about those still dutifully paying their mortgage, only to have neighbors live rent-free? It’s not legal in this case. We’re talking squatting.

CBS 2–08/08/2012

Jackson Blvd Fire

2 Squatters Rescued From West Side Fire

Firefighters had to pull out two squatters from a vacant West Side building that caught fire early this morning.

CBS Chicago–12/31/2010

Felix Amparano Booking Photo (Chicago Police Photo)

Man Charged With Beating Squatters With Sledgehammer

A southwest suburban man was ordered held on $1 million bond Thursday for allegedly beating and robbing two women squatters and leaving them for dead in a South Side building Tuesday.