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Chicago man loses 200 pounds to give back to Little Village
Apr. 4, 2014
The first generation college grad lost the weight and ran a 5k race to raise money for the Little Village neighborhood.
This is not your mother’s quinceañera
Feb. 21, 2014
Expos featuring cakes, dresses, photographers and DJs aren’t just for brides.
What's next for immigration reform on a local and national level
Nov. 21, 2013
Morning Shift is on the road this morning at our West Side Bureau in Chicago's Little Village neighborhood for conversations around immigration reform – where do we stand and where do we go from here?
A Little Village teacher's back-porch library
Apr. 25, 2013
Rachel Perveiler said La Biblioteca Del Personas promotes literacy and teaches responsibility.
Senate bill on immigration could be released next week
Apr. 5, 2013
Legislators say a senate proposal on immigration is underway and could be ready next week.
South Lawndale, aka Little Village
Mar. 20, 2013
The past and present of a colorful, vibrant West Side community.
On West Side, Mexican poet marches against drug war
Sep. 4, 2012
Javier Sicilia, whose son was killed last year by drug traffickers in Cuernavaca, blames the drug war for violence on both sides of the border.
Activists rejoice as coal plants shut down
Aug. 31, 2012
Neighborhood and environmental activists are celebrating as Chicago’s last two coal-fired electricity plants enter a three-month decommissioning phase. But the closings are leaving dozens of Midwest Generation workers without a job.
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