| Feb 16, 2011
| 10:28 PM
A 23-year-old man was shot to death Wednesday night in an alley in the McKinley Park neighborhood on the city's South Side.
Fernando Pineda, of the 2600 blockof South Homan Avenue. was pronounced dead at 10:32 p.m. at Stroger Hospital.
| Nov 17, 2011
While violence erupted in New York City on the anniversary of the Occupy movement, protests were more reserved in Sacramento, at least during daylight hours.
Several hundred protestors gathered at Ceasar Chavez Park two months ago to protest...
| Nov 25, 2011
| 1:45 PM
A man who was found dead outside of his McKinley Park home early Friday died of cirrhosis of the liver, an autopsy revealed.
Don Mankunas, 59, of the 3700 block of South Hermitage Avenue, was found lying face down by a female tenant outside of the...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 3:38 PM
McKinley Park saw a double homicide Saturday, police said.
Two men, ages 17 and 20, were killed in an auto crash when one vehicle rammed another vehicle near the intersection of Western and Archer Avenues, police said. The Cook County Medical Examiner&...
| Jan 22, 2012
Fifty-five years ago, a grisly scene was destined not only to be engraved on Chicagoans' memories but to alter our city's image.
The Tribune's headline screamed "FIND 2 LOST GIRLS SLAIN!" Actually, that was never proved. The saga of the Grimes sisters,...
| Jan 22, 2012
| 9:04 AM
Six people were shot on the South Side on Saturday night and Sunday morning, according to police.
One man, who appeared to be in his 20s, was killed on the 600 block of East 90th Place in the Burnside neighborhood, police said. He was found in the street...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 4:11 PM
The live Christmas tree that gave so much delight over the holidays can keep giving to gardens and landscaping next year if it is mulched into ground cover as part of the city recycling program.
From Jan. 7 until Jan. 20 Chicago residents can drop off...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 5:26 PM
The McKinley Library in the Clunie Center has already lost about 20 hours a week due to budget cuts and with the way the budget looks this year, the building could close altogether.
Librarians have told the community that if the Clunie Center’s...
| Jan 14, 2012
| 11:35 PM
Two people in a Chevy Suburban were killed when they apparently tried to ram another vehicle near Archer and Western avenues early Saturday and rolled the vehicle near the northwest corner of McKinley Park, police said.
Four passengers in the Suburban...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 11:58 AM
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| Aug 5, 2011
| 11:16 PM
Raising a little girl carries its own set of challenges.
“Don’t want to push her to grow up to fast,” Jermaine Pierre said about his two year old daughter, “That’s what we’re kind of afraid of.”
| Feb 19, 2012
The shuttering of the Union Stock Yard and Transit Co. on July 30, 1971, didn't mark the end of Chicago's role as "hog butcher for the world." That came a year earlier, when "hog alley" closed, a victim of the stockyards' long descent from years of...