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  • City shootings leave 12 wounded

    City shootings leave 12 wounded
    At least seven people were shot Saturday night and Sunday morning across the city and another five were wounded in daytime shootings Saturday, according to police. Two people were shot near the Bud Billiken Parade about 12:40 p.m. Saturday and another...
  • Alexai Galaviz-Budziszewski on 'Painted Cities'

    Alexai Galaviz-Budziszewski on 'Painted Cities'
    Alexai Galaviz-Budziszewski is not the kind of man who lives in the past. He's happiest while working on motorcycles in the garage of his house in Berwyn, where he lives with his wife and two children, or working as a counselor for high school students...
  • Man, 75, hurt in Lower West Side hit-and-run

    Man, 75, hurt in Lower West Side hit-and-run
    A 75-year-old man was hospitalized early Saturday morning after he was struck in a hit-and-run accident on the Lower West Side, police said. The man was crossing a street in the crosswalk about 5:55 a.m. in the 2500 block of South Blue Island Avenue...
  • 5 wounded in overnight shootings

    5 wounded in overnight shootings
    At least five people were wounded in shootings in the city Friday night and Saturday morning. Two people were shot in the Heart of Chicago neighborhood about 3:25 a.m. Police said it happened in the 2500 block of South Damen Avenue and found a crime...
  • 5 people wounded in shootings

    5 people wounded in shootings
    At least five people were wounded in shootings in the city Friday night and Saturday. Two men were shot in the Heart of Chicago neighborhood on the South Side early Saturday, about 3:25 a.m. Police said the two men, ages 23 and 20, were sitting in a car...
  • Welcome to the painted city

    Welcome to the painted city
    I never knew about frijoles. I didn't know how they smell. I had no idea that the scent can be the one that welcomes you home. That was before I went to Pilsen, before I met Alexai Galaviz-Budziszewski and before I read his book, "Painted Cities," to...
  • 2 hurt in shootings on Far North, Near West sides

    2 hurt in shootings on Far North, Near West sides
    Shootings in the West Rogers Park and Heart of Chicago neighborhoods left a woman and man seriously hurt early this morning, police said. About 3:45 a.m., 38-year-old man was shot in the 1600 block of West 21st Place, police said. The man sustained...
  • 16-year-old girl wounded in crossfire on West Side

    16-year-old girl wounded in crossfire on West Side
    A 16-year-old girl remained hospitalized this morning after she was apparently caught in crossfire in the Heart of Chicago neighborhood on the West Side, police said. The girl was shot in the chest around 4 p.m. Tuesday in the 1800 block of South Wood...
  • 2 hurt in drive-by shootings

    2 hurt in drive-by shootings
    Drive-by shootings in two Chicago neighborhoods left two people injured Thursday night, according to police. About 10:55 p.m. in the Heart of Chicago neighborhood, a 20-year-old man was sitting in the rear seat of southbound green Jeep in the 2100...
  • Phil Vettel recommends: Pepper and egg sandwiches

    Phil Vettel recommends: Pepper and egg sandwiches
    As a kid growing up Catholic, my meatless-Friday options included canned tuna, grilled cheese, tomato soup and whatever nasty fish my mom would slap in a fry pan. Mind you, I grew up Old School Catholic. Back then, we still had limbo, purgatory was...
  • In the Heart of Chicago, a hub of restaurants and history

    In the Heart of Chicago, a hub of restaurants and history
    The street appears frozen in time. If you stood at 24th Street and stared south down Oakley Avenue, the view probably doesn't look that different from 30 years ago. This is the heart of the Heart of Chicago neighborhood. On this stretch of Oakley there'...
  • Cops: Burglar shot to death by homeowner on West Side

    Cops: Burglar shot to death by homeowner on West Side
    A 44-year-old man on crutches fatally shot one of two intruders who came charging at him Friday morning in the Heart of Chicago neighborhood, according to police. Mario Viramontes, 31, was declared dead on the scene in 2000 block of West 21st Street...