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2020 Women's March To Step Off In Grant Park

2020 Women's March To Step Off In Grant Park

Snow, slush, and incoming bitter cold on Saturday were not about to stop thousands of people from attending the 2020 Women’s March in Chicago. Read full article: 2020 Women's March To Step Off In Grant ...→

Sunset Park community members voice opposition to Industry City's expansion

Sunset Park community members voice opposition to Industry City's expansion

Members of the Sunset Park community are voicing opposition to Industry City's expansion to the waterfront district. Read full article: Sunset Park community members voice oppo...→

2020 Critics' Choice Awards: Billy Porter pays tribute to  transgender community with butterfly tattoos

2020 Critics' Choice Awards: Billy Porter pays tribute to transgender community with butterfly tattoos

Billy Porter shined at the Critics' Choice Awards while wearing a stunning seafoam dress and butterfly body art to honor the transgender community. Read full article: 2020 Critics' Choice Awards: Billy Porte...→

Community Remembers 89-Year-Old Woman Who Died a Year After Brutal Park Attack

Community Remembers 89-Year-Old Woman Who Died a Year After Brutal Park Attack

Community members gathered Wednesday in San Francisco to remember an 89-year-old woman who was attacked a year ago, and passed away from her injuries last Friday. Yik Oi Huang, also known as Huang Popo, was brutally attacked a year ago in a park near her Visitacion Valley home in San Francisco. She suffered facial and skull fractures as well as… Read full article: Community Remembers 89-Year-Old Woman Wh...→

Highland Park offering free lead testing, $500 assistance with water bill

Highland Park offering free lead testing, $500 assistance with water bill

The Highland Park Water Department is continuing to offer residents free lead testing, along with distributing free filters. Read full article: Highland Park offering free lead testing...→

Man Shot, Killed in Highland Park, Police Say

Man Shot, Killed in Highland Park, Police Say

A man was shot and killed Monday night in Highland Park. Police received a call about 8 p.m. of a shooting in the 5700 block of Fayette Street, one block north of York Boulevard, according to Los Angeles Police Department Officer Mike Lopez. The victim’s name and age were not immediately made available, Lopez said. No arrests have been made. Read full article: Man Shot, Killed in Highland Park, Polic...→

Highland Park to See Increase in Police Foot Patrol

Highland Park to See Increase in Police Foot Patrol

Los Angeles City Councilman Gil Cedillo and the Los Angeles Police Department’s Northeast Division will deploy officers Friday to conduct foot patrols in the North Figueroa Corridor in Highland Park in response to what the councilman said are recent criminal activities. According to Cedillo’s office, officers will be “highly visible” when conducting community engagement with Angelenos who travel and work… Read full article: Highland Park to See Increase in Police ...→

St. Paul Police Arrest 25-Year-Old Man In Highland Park Shooting

St. Paul Police Arrest 25-Year-Old Man In Highland Park Shooting

The Nov. 1 shooting happened at a parking lot of an apartment building on 1300 block of Davern Street. Read full article: St. Paul Police Arrest 25-Year-Old Man I...→

Man Found Dead On CTA Bus In Grant Park Downtown

Police were investigating Saturday after a man was found dead on a CTA bus downtown. Read full article: Man Found Dead On CTA Bus In Grant Park ...→

It’s official: Ryan Cos. buy former Ford site in Highland Park for $61 million

It’s official: Ryan Cos. buy former Ford site in Highland Park for $61 million

The Minneapolis-based Ryan Cos. are now the official owners of 122 acres of vacant land in St. Paul’s Highland Park neighborhood — the former site of the Twin Cities Ford Motor Co. auto… Read full article: It’s official: Ryan Cos. buy former Ford...→

Des Plaines Community Foundation, local businesses deliver Thanksgiving dinners

Des Plaines Community Foundation, local businesses deliver Thanksgiving dinners

The Des Plaines Community Foundation, Sunrise Grill and Sysco Chicago worked together to provide and deliver Thanksgiving Day dinners to those in need. Read full article: Des Plaines Community Foundation, local ...→

Man Dead After Being Stabbed In Fight At Portage Park Restaurant-BarA man is dead after being stabbed in a fight at a restaurant-bar in the Portage Park community Sunday evening.

Man Dead After Being Stabbed In Fight At Portage Park Restaurant-BarA man is dead after being stabbed in a fight at a restaurant-bar in the Portage Park community Sunday evening.

The incident happened around 6:50 p.m. at The Foundation Tavern & Grille, located at at 5007 W. Irving Park Rd.... The 37-year-old assailant was arrested, and the 35-year-old victim was taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center in critical condition, police said. He was later pronounced dead at the hospital. Read full article: Man Dead After Being Stabbed In Fight At...→

Help Fox Valley Park Foundation provide recreation for all on Giving Tuesday

Help Fox Valley Park Foundation provide recreation for all on Giving Tuesday

Imagine enriching the life of a veteran with a disability or chronic illness by providing life-changing physical therapy or personal training sessions. Imagine seeing the smile on a child's face as she learns how to swim and be safe in the water. Or imagine giving underserved youth the opportunity to participate in a camp program and just enjoy being a kid! Read full article: Help Fox Valley Park Foundation provide ...→

Illinois American Water awards grant to Warrenville Fire Protection District

Illinois American Water awards grant to Warrenville Fire Protection District

The Warrenville Fire Protection District will be purchasing a new water supply hose for a front-line fire engine thanks to a grant from Illinois American Water. Read full article: Illinois American Water awards grant to ...→

Water boil order issued in Highland Park

Water boil order issued in Highland Park

The order was issued after a water main break Thursday morning on Route 41 north of Route 22, officials said. Read full article: Water boil order issued in Highland Park...→

Announcement expected Tuesday at former Ford site in St. Paul’s Highland Park

Announcement expected Tuesday at former Ford site in St. Paul’s Highland Park

St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter and City Council Member Chris Tolbert will join representatives of the Ryan Cos. on Tuesday to make an announcement about the former Ford Motor Co. manufacturing campus… Read full article: Announcement expected Tuesday at former ...→

Lake Zurich snags $400,000 grant for Paulus Park enhancements

Lake Zurich snags $400,000 grant for Paulus Park enhancements

Lake Zurich received a $400,000 state grant to be used for kayak launch, fishing pier and woodland trail extension and other enhancements at Paulus Park. Read full article: Lake Zurich snags $400,000 grant for Pau...→

Park Ridge chamber announces 2019 Community Stars

Park Ridge chamber announces 2019 Community Stars

Park Ridge's eight 2019 Community Stars and its Life Time Achievement Award Recipient will be honored at the "Night of Stars" dinner dance on Saturday, Feb. 15, at Cafe la Cave in Des Plaines. Read full article: Park Ridge chamber announces 2019 Commun...→

Community Remembers 89-Year-Old Woman Who Died a Year After Brutal Park Attack

Community members gathered Wednesday in San Francisco to remember an 89-year-old woman who was attacked a year ago, and passed away from her injuries last Friday. Yik Oi Huang, also known as Huang Popo, was brutally attacked a year ago in a Read full article: Community Remembers 89-Year-Old Woman Wh...→

Hyde Park Art Center receives $50,000 Joyce Foundation Award

Hyde Park Art Center receives $50,000 Joyce Foundation Award

The Chicago grant will serve to commission new work from visual artist Faheem Majeed to create a monumental artwork in 2020 celebrating the impact and legacy of Bronzeville’s South Side Community Art Center, which opened its doors in 1940. Read full article: Hyde Park Art Center receives $50,000 Jo...→

Grant Park Music Festival 2020 season announced

Grant Park Music Festival 2020 season announced

Celebrating the Year of Chicago Music, the 10-week festival returns with the Grant Park Orchestra and Chorus under the leadership of artistic director and principal conductor Carlos Kalmar. Read full article: Grant Park Music Festival 2020 season an...→

Highland Park Gets New LAPD Foot Patrols

“It wouldn’t be bad to have some presence, just to know that if you needed someone, they’re there,” one business owner said. Robert Kovacik reports for the NBC4 News at 11 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020.... A massive fire in the Arroyo Seco Village apartments in Highland Park left more than 20 cars destroyed, along with some storage units. Authorities are investigating the cause of the fire. Read full article: Highland Park Gets New LAPD Foot Patrols...→

Man arrested in fatal shooting of 32-year-old in St. Paul’s Highland Park area in November

Man arrested in fatal shooting of 32-year-old in St. Paul’s Highland Park area in November

A man is under arrest in connection with the fatal shooting of a 32-year-old in St. Paul’s Highland Park in November, police announced Thursday. David Lee, of Oakdale, was killed in the 1300 … Read full article: Man arrested in fatal shooting of 32-yea...→

Man dies after being found unconscious on CTA bus near Grant Park: police

Man dies after being found unconscious on CTA bus near Grant Park: police

He was found slumped over on the bus in the 400 block of South Congress Plaza Drive, police said. Read full article: Man dies after being found unconscious o...→

Community leaders say they 'have failed the children' after college student's Morningside Park stabbing death

Community leaders say they 'have failed the children' after college student's Morningside Park stabbing death

Morningside Heights leaders pledged Sunday to do more to protect community members in the wake of a college student's stabbing death.... Tessa Majors was stabbed while walking in Manhattan’s Morningside Park on Wednesday. A 13-year-old boy has been arrested in the the Barnard College freshman's stabbing. Read full article: Community leaders say they 'have failed ...→

Retail parcel in the works for Chino’s College Park community

Retail parcel in the works for Chino’s College Park community

This is part of the master-panned College Park community, which will have 2,500 residential units Read full article: Retail parcel in the works for Chino’s C...→

Special Leisure Services Foundation receives $5,000 Grant from the UPS Foundation

Special Leisure Services Foundation receives $5,000 Grant from the UPS Foundation

Rolling Meadows, IL- (December 6, 2019)- Special Leisure Services Foundation (SLSF), the fundraising arm of Northwest Special Recreation Association (NWSRA), received a $5,000 grant from The UPS Foundation, which drives global corporate citizenship and philanthropic programs for UPS (NYSE:UPS). Read full article: Special Leisure Services Foundation rece...→

Zoo community saddened by death of Franklin Park Zoo’s oldest gorilla

Zoo community saddened by death of Franklin Park Zoo’s oldest gorilla

Gigi, the 47-year-old western lowland gorilla who was the matriarch of the clan at the Franklin Park Zoo, was euthanized Saturday after a poor prognosis with multiple health issues, zoo officials said, news that saddened staff and visitors. “I think it’s terribly sad,” Anne Rounseville, 65, of Brookline, said Sunday at the Tropical Rainforest exhibit. […] Read full article: Zoo community saddened by death of Frank...→

Donate to Lisle Partners for Parks Foundation's fundraiser for Community Park

Donate to Lisle Partners for Parks Foundation's fundraiser for Community Park

Consider making a donation to a local cause this Giving Tuesday, where your gift will directly impact the community! Read full article: Donate to Lisle Partners for Parks Found...→

Owners Of Highland Park Home Deemed 'Uninhabitable' Fighting Back

Owners Of Highland Park Home Deemed 'Uninhabitable' Fighting Back

The owners of a Highland Park home that town officials have threatened to demolish are fighting back. Read full article: Owners Of Highland Park Home Deemed 'Uni...→

Silicon Valley Community Foundation reveals price of ousting toxic leadership

Foundation replaced leadership in 2018 amid reports they fostered a toxic workplace environment with sexually and racially inappropriate remarks from its top fundraiser. Read full article: Silicon Valley Community Foundation reve...→

30th District Court in Highland Park open Thursday but city hall will remain closed

30th District Court in Highland Park open Thursday but city hall will remain closed

Highland Park City Hall was closed Wednesday because of "continued building problems," according to a media release from the city. Read full article: 30th District Court in Highland Park ope...→

Hyde Park Art Center receives $50,000 Joyce Foundation Award

Hyde Park Art Center receives $50,000 Joyce Foundation Award

To date, the Joyce Awards have granted $3.7 million to commission 69 new works connecting artists with cultural organizations throughout the Great Lakes region. Read full article: Hyde Park Art Center receives $50,000 Jo...→

'It's Here to Intimidate Long-Term Residents': New LAPD Foot Patrols Begin On North Figueroa Corridor In Highland Park

'It's Here to Intimidate Long-Term Residents': New LAPD Foot Patrols Begin On North Figueroa Corridor In Highland Park

Two uniformed police officers were walking in and out of stores on the North Figueroa Corridor in Highland Park Friday night, introducing themselves to residents and business owners. Read full article: 'It's Here to Intimidate Long-Term Resid...→

Man arrested after report of shots fired in Highland Park

Man arrested after report of shots fired in Highland Park

Highland Park police are investigating what they believe to be shots fired and arrested a man for unlawful possession of a firearm early Wednesday morning, authorities said. Read full article: Man arrested after report of shots fired...→

Marine Park teen nominated as Young Arts Foundation finalist

Marine Park teen nominated as Young Arts Foundation finalist

A teen from Marine Park has been nominated as a finalist in the Young Arts Foundation.  Read full article: Marine Park teen nominated as Young Arts...→

Menlo Park: Facebook offering to build community center, library in Belle Haven

Menlo Park: Facebook offering to build community center, library in Belle Haven

Following up on an October offer to build the new center, Facebook confirmed this week its intention to build a new multi-generational community center to replace aging facilities in Belle Haven. Read full article: Menlo Park: Facebook offering to build c...→

Wilson Foundation to announce multi-million dollar grant to revitalize Detroit neighborhoods

Wilson Foundation to announce multi-million dollar grant to revitalize Detroit neighborhoods

Mayor Mike Duggan is expected to make an announcement Wednesday on a multi-million dollar grant geared toward helping revitalize Detroit neighborhoods. Read full article: Wilson Foundation to announce multi-mill...→

Highland Park Community Foundation awards grants

Highland Park Community Foundation awards grants

The Highland Park Community Foundation held its annual Grant Awards Reception Nov. 13 at the Highland Park Community House in downtown Highland Park. Read full article: Highland Park Community Foundation award...→

Naperville Park District and the Y co-host 2019 Community Christmas Luncheon Dec. 25

Naperville Park District and the Y co-host 2019 Community Christmas Luncheon Dec. 25

On Christmas Day, Naperville senior citizens and those in need are invited to the 36th annual Community Christmas luncheon on Wednesday, Dec. 25, presented by the Naperville Y and the Naperville Park District. Read full article: Naperville Park District and the Y co-ho...→

Zoo community saddened by death of Franklin Park Zoo’s oldest gorilla

Gigi, the 47-year-old western lowland gorilla who was the matriarch of the clan at the Franklin Park Zoo, was euthanized Saturday after a poor prognosis with multiple health issues, zoo officials s… Read full article: Zoo community saddened by death of Frank...→

Buffalo Grove ready to establish community foundation

Buffalo Grove ready to establish community foundation

Buffalo Grove has filed the paperwork to establish a community foundation to fund philanthropic and quality of life initiatives within the village. Next up is appointing a board to manage it. Read full article: Buffalo Grove ready to establish communi...→

Highland Park water boil order lifted

Highland Park water boil order lifted

The boil order was lifted for eight of the 10 properties by 10:15 p.m. Friday, and for the final two by 7:20 p.m. Saturday, according to Highland Park officials. Read full article: Highland Park water boil order lifted...→

Broken Water Main Causing Backups On SB 41 In Highland Park

Broken Water Main Causing Backups On SB 41 In Highland Park

A water main break in Highland Park is causing a backup in the southbound lanes on Route 41. Read full article: Broken Water Main Causing Backups On SB ...→

2020 Women's March To Step Off In Grant Park

2020 Women's March To Step Off In Grant Park

Snow, slush, and incoming bitter cold on Saturday were not about to stop thousands of people from attending the 2020 Women’s March in Chicago. Read full article: 2020 Women's March To Step Off In Grant ...→

Silicon Valley Community Foundation reveals price of ousting toxic leadership

Foundation replaced leadership in 2018 amid reports they fostered a toxic workplace environment with sexually and racially inappropriate remarks from its top fundraiser. Read full article: Silicon Valley Community Foundation reve...→

2020 Critics' Choice Awards: Billy Porter pays tribute to  transgender community with butterfly tattoos

2020 Critics' Choice Awards: Billy Porter pays tribute to transgender community with butterfly tattoos

Billy Porter shined at the Critics' Choice Awards while wearing a stunning seafoam dress and butterfly body art to honor the transgender community. Read full article: 2020 Critics' Choice Awards: Billy Porte...→

30th District Court in Highland Park open Thursday but city hall will remain closed

30th District Court in Highland Park open Thursday but city hall will remain closed

Highland Park City Hall was closed Wednesday because of "continued building problems," according to a media release from the city. Read full article: 30th District Court in Highland Park ope...→

Community Remembers 89-Year-Old Woman Who Died a Year After Brutal Park Attack

Community members gathered Wednesday in San Francisco to remember an 89-year-old woman who was attacked a year ago, and passed away from her injuries last Friday. Yik Oi Huang, also known as Huang Popo, was brutally attacked a year ago in a Read full article: Community Remembers 89-Year-Old Woman Wh...→

Highland Park offering free lead testing, $500 assistance with water bill

Highland Park offering free lead testing, $500 assistance with water bill

The Highland Park Water Department is continuing to offer residents free lead testing, along with distributing free filters. Read full article: Highland Park offering free lead testing...→

Hyde Park Art Center receives $50,000 Joyce Foundation Award

Hyde Park Art Center receives $50,000 Joyce Foundation Award

To date, the Joyce Awards have granted $3.7 million to commission 69 new works connecting artists with cultural organizations throughout the Great Lakes region. Read full article: Hyde Park Art Center receives $50,000 Jo...→

Grant Park Music Festival 2020 season announced

Grant Park Music Festival 2020 season announced

Celebrating the Year of Chicago Music, the 10-week festival returns with the Grant Park Orchestra and Chorus under the leadership of artistic director and principal conductor Carlos Kalmar. Read full article: Grant Park Music Festival 2020 season an...→

Highland Park to See Increase in Police Foot Patrol

Highland Park to See Increase in Police Foot Patrol

Los Angeles City Councilman Gil Cedillo and the Los Angeles Police Department’s Northeast Division will deploy officers Friday to conduct foot patrols in the North Figueroa Corridor in Highland Park in response to what the councilman said are recent criminal activities. According to Cedillo’s office, officers will be “highly visible” when conducting community engagement with Angelenos who travel and work… Read full article: Highland Park to See Increase in Police ...→

Man arrested after report of shots fired in Highland Park

Man arrested after report of shots fired in Highland Park

Highland Park police are investigating what they believe to be shots fired and arrested a man for unlawful possession of a firearm early Wednesday morning, authorities said. Read full article: Man arrested after report of shots fired...→

Man arrested in fatal shooting of 32-year-old in St. Paul’s Highland Park area in November

Man arrested in fatal shooting of 32-year-old in St. Paul’s Highland Park area in November

A man is under arrest in connection with the fatal shooting of a 32-year-old in St. Paul’s Highland Park in November, police announced Thursday. David Lee, of Oakdale, was killed in the 1300 … Read full article: Man arrested in fatal shooting of 32-yea...→

Man Found Dead On CTA Bus In Grant Park Downtown

Police were investigating Saturday after a man was found dead on a CTA bus downtown. Read full article: Man Found Dead On CTA Bus In Grant Park ...→

Menlo Park: Facebook offering to build community center, library in Belle Haven

Menlo Park: Facebook offering to build community center, library in Belle Haven

Following up on an October offer to build the new center, Facebook confirmed this week its intention to build a new multi-generational community center to replace aging facilities in Belle Haven. Read full article: Menlo Park: Facebook offering to build c...→

Community leaders say they 'have failed the children' after college student's Morningside Park stabbing death

Community leaders say they 'have failed the children' after college student's Morningside Park stabbing death

Morningside Heights leaders pledged Sunday to do more to protect community members in the wake of a college student's stabbing death.... Tessa Majors was stabbed while walking in Manhattan’s Morningside Park on Wednesday. A 13-year-old boy has been arrested in the the Barnard College freshman's stabbing. Read full article: Community leaders say they 'have failed ...→

Des Plaines Community Foundation, local businesses deliver Thanksgiving dinners

Des Plaines Community Foundation, local businesses deliver Thanksgiving dinners

The Des Plaines Community Foundation, Sunrise Grill and Sysco Chicago worked together to provide and deliver Thanksgiving Day dinners to those in need. Read full article: Des Plaines Community Foundation, local ...→

Highland Park Community Foundation awards grants

Highland Park Community Foundation awards grants

The Highland Park Community Foundation held its annual Grant Awards Reception Nov. 13 at the Highland Park Community House in downtown Highland Park. Read full article: Highland Park Community Foundation award...→

Special Leisure Services Foundation receives $5,000 Grant from the UPS Foundation

Special Leisure Services Foundation receives $5,000 Grant from the UPS Foundation

Rolling Meadows, IL- (December 6, 2019)- Special Leisure Services Foundation (SLSF), the fundraising arm of Northwest Special Recreation Association (NWSRA), received a $5,000 grant from The UPS Foundation, which drives global corporate citizenship and philanthropic programs for UPS (NYSE:UPS). Read full article: Special Leisure Services Foundation rece...→

Zoo community saddened by death of Franklin Park Zoo’s oldest gorilla

Gigi, the 47-year-old western lowland gorilla who was the matriarch of the clan at the Franklin Park Zoo, was euthanized Saturday after a poor prognosis with multiple health issues, zoo officials s… Read full article: Zoo community saddened by death of Frank...→

Donate to Lisle Partners for Parks Foundation's fundraiser for Community Park

Donate to Lisle Partners for Parks Foundation's fundraiser for Community Park

Consider making a donation to a local cause this Giving Tuesday, where your gift will directly impact the community! Read full article: Donate to Lisle Partners for Parks Found...→

Illinois American Water awards grant to Warrenville Fire Protection District

Illinois American Water awards grant to Warrenville Fire Protection District

The Warrenville Fire Protection District will be purchasing a new water supply hose for a front-line fire engine thanks to a grant from Illinois American Water. Read full article: Illinois American Water awards grant to ...→

Highland Park water boil order lifted

Highland Park water boil order lifted

The boil order was lifted for eight of the 10 properties by 10:15 p.m. Friday, and for the final two by 7:20 p.m. Saturday, according to Highland Park officials. Read full article: Highland Park water boil order lifted...→

Announcement expected Tuesday at former Ford site in St. Paul’s Highland Park

Announcement expected Tuesday at former Ford site in St. Paul’s Highland Park

St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter and City Council Member Chris Tolbert will join representatives of the Ryan Cos. on Tuesday to make an announcement about the former Ford Motor Co. manufacturing campus… Read full article: Announcement expected Tuesday at former ...→

Lake Zurich snags $400,000 grant for Paulus Park enhancements

Lake Zurich snags $400,000 grant for Paulus Park enhancements

Lake Zurich received a $400,000 state grant to be used for kayak launch, fishing pier and woodland trail extension and other enhancements at Paulus Park. Read full article: Lake Zurich snags $400,000 grant for Pau...→

Sunset Park community members voice opposition to Industry City's expansion

Sunset Park community members voice opposition to Industry City's expansion

Members of the Sunset Park community are voicing opposition to Industry City's expansion to the waterfront district. Read full article: Sunset Park community members voice oppo...→

Park Ridge chamber announces 2019 Community Stars

Park Ridge chamber announces 2019 Community Stars

Park Ridge's eight 2019 Community Stars and its Life Time Achievement Award Recipient will be honored at the "Night of Stars" dinner dance on Saturday, Feb. 15, at Cafe la Cave in Des Plaines. Read full article: Park Ridge chamber announces 2019 Commun...→

Community Remembers 89-Year-Old Woman Who Died a Year After Brutal Park Attack

Community Remembers 89-Year-Old Woman Who Died a Year After Brutal Park Attack

Community members gathered Wednesday in San Francisco to remember an 89-year-old woman who was attacked a year ago, and passed away from her injuries last Friday. Yik Oi Huang, also known as Huang Popo, was brutally attacked a year ago in a park near her Visitacion Valley home in San Francisco. She suffered facial and skull fractures as well as… Read full article: Community Remembers 89-Year-Old Woman Wh...→

Hyde Park Art Center receives $50,000 Joyce Foundation Award

Hyde Park Art Center receives $50,000 Joyce Foundation Award

The Chicago grant will serve to commission new work from visual artist Faheem Majeed to create a monumental artwork in 2020 celebrating the impact and legacy of Bronzeville’s South Side Community Art Center, which opened its doors in 1940. Read full article: Hyde Park Art Center receives $50,000 Jo...→

Man Shot, Killed in Highland Park, Police Say

Man Shot, Killed in Highland Park, Police Say

A man was shot and killed Monday night in Highland Park. Police received a call about 8 p.m. of a shooting in the 5700 block of Fayette Street, one block north of York Boulevard, according to Los Angeles Police Department Officer Mike Lopez. The victim’s name and age were not immediately made available, Lopez said. No arrests have been made. Read full article: Man Shot, Killed in Highland Park, Polic...→

'It's Here to Intimidate Long-Term Residents': New LAPD Foot Patrols Begin On North Figueroa Corridor In Highland Park

'It's Here to Intimidate Long-Term Residents': New LAPD Foot Patrols Begin On North Figueroa Corridor In Highland Park

Two uniformed police officers were walking in and out of stores on the North Figueroa Corridor in Highland Park Friday night, introducing themselves to residents and business owners. Read full article: 'It's Here to Intimidate Long-Term Resid...→

Highland Park Gets New LAPD Foot Patrols

“It wouldn’t be bad to have some presence, just to know that if you needed someone, they’re there,” one business owner said. Robert Kovacik reports for the NBC4 News at 11 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020.... A massive fire in the Arroyo Seco Village apartments in Highland Park left more than 20 cars destroyed, along with some storage units. Authorities are investigating the cause of the fire. Read full article: Highland Park Gets New LAPD Foot Patrols...→

St. Paul Police Arrest 25-Year-Old Man In Highland Park Shooting

St. Paul Police Arrest 25-Year-Old Man In Highland Park Shooting

The Nov. 1 shooting happened at a parking lot of an apartment building on 1300 block of Davern Street. Read full article: St. Paul Police Arrest 25-Year-Old Man I...→

Marine Park teen nominated as Young Arts Foundation finalist

Marine Park teen nominated as Young Arts Foundation finalist

A teen from Marine Park has been nominated as a finalist in the Young Arts Foundation.  Read full article: Marine Park teen nominated as Young Arts...→

Man dies after being found unconscious on CTA bus near Grant Park: police

Man dies after being found unconscious on CTA bus near Grant Park: police

He was found slumped over on the bus in the 400 block of South Congress Plaza Drive, police said. Read full article: Man dies after being found unconscious o...→

It’s official: Ryan Cos. buy former Ford site in Highland Park for $61 million

It’s official: Ryan Cos. buy former Ford site in Highland Park for $61 million

The Minneapolis-based Ryan Cos. are now the official owners of 122 acres of vacant land in St. Paul’s Highland Park neighborhood — the former site of the Twin Cities Ford Motor Co. auto… Read full article: It’s official: Ryan Cos. buy former Ford...→

Wilson Foundation to announce multi-million dollar grant to revitalize Detroit neighborhoods

Wilson Foundation to announce multi-million dollar grant to revitalize Detroit neighborhoods

Mayor Mike Duggan is expected to make an announcement Wednesday on a multi-million dollar grant geared toward helping revitalize Detroit neighborhoods. Read full article: Wilson Foundation to announce multi-mill...→

Retail parcel in the works for Chino’s College Park community

Retail parcel in the works for Chino’s College Park community

This is part of the master-panned College Park community, which will have 2,500 residential units Read full article: Retail parcel in the works for Chino’s C...→

Man Dead After Being Stabbed In Fight At Portage Park Restaurant-BarA man is dead after being stabbed in a fight at a restaurant-bar in the Portage Park community Sunday evening.

Man Dead After Being Stabbed In Fight At Portage Park Restaurant-BarA man is dead after being stabbed in a fight at a restaurant-bar in the Portage Park community Sunday evening.

The incident happened around 6:50 p.m. at The Foundation Tavern & Grille, located at at 5007 W. Irving Park Rd.... The 37-year-old assailant was arrested, and the 35-year-old victim was taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center in critical condition, police said. He was later pronounced dead at the hospital. Read full article: Man Dead After Being Stabbed In Fight At...→

Naperville Park District and the Y co-host 2019 Community Christmas Luncheon Dec. 25

Naperville Park District and the Y co-host 2019 Community Christmas Luncheon Dec. 25

On Christmas Day, Naperville senior citizens and those in need are invited to the 36th annual Community Christmas luncheon on Wednesday, Dec. 25, presented by the Naperville Y and the Naperville Park District. Read full article: Naperville Park District and the Y co-ho...→

Zoo community saddened by death of Franklin Park Zoo’s oldest gorilla

Zoo community saddened by death of Franklin Park Zoo’s oldest gorilla

Gigi, the 47-year-old western lowland gorilla who was the matriarch of the clan at the Franklin Park Zoo, was euthanized Saturday after a poor prognosis with multiple health issues, zoo officials said, news that saddened staff and visitors. “I think it’s terribly sad,” Anne Rounseville, 65, of Brookline, said Sunday at the Tropical Rainforest exhibit. […] Read full article: Zoo community saddened by death of Frank...→

Help Fox Valley Park Foundation provide recreation for all on Giving Tuesday

Help Fox Valley Park Foundation provide recreation for all on Giving Tuesday

Imagine enriching the life of a veteran with a disability or chronic illness by providing life-changing physical therapy or personal training sessions. Imagine seeing the smile on a child's face as she learns how to swim and be safe in the water. Or imagine giving underserved youth the opportunity to participate in a camp program and just enjoy being a kid! Read full article: Help Fox Valley Park Foundation provide ...→

Buffalo Grove ready to establish community foundation

Buffalo Grove ready to establish community foundation

Buffalo Grove has filed the paperwork to establish a community foundation to fund philanthropic and quality of life initiatives within the village. Next up is appointing a board to manage it. Read full article: Buffalo Grove ready to establish communi...→

Owners Of Highland Park Home Deemed 'Uninhabitable' Fighting Back

Owners Of Highland Park Home Deemed 'Uninhabitable' Fighting Back

The owners of a Highland Park home that town officials have threatened to demolish are fighting back. Read full article: Owners Of Highland Park Home Deemed 'Uni...→

Water boil order issued in Highland Park

Water boil order issued in Highland Park

The order was issued after a water main break Thursday morning on Route 41 north of Route 22, officials said. Read full article: Water boil order issued in Highland Park...→

Broken Water Main Causing Backups On SB 41 In Highland Park

Broken Water Main Causing Backups On SB 41 In Highland Park

A water main break in Highland Park is causing a backup in the southbound lanes on Route 41. Read full article: Broken Water Main Causing Backups On SB ...→

2020 Women's March To Step Off In Grant Park

2020 Women's March To Step Off In Grant Park

Snow, slush, and incoming bitter cold on Saturday were not about to stop thousands of people from attending the 2020 Women’s March in Chicago. Read full article: 2020 Women's March To Step Off In Grant ...→

Lake Zurich snags $400,000 grant for Paulus Park enhancements

Lake Zurich snags $400,000 grant for Paulus Park enhancements

Lake Zurich received a $400,000 state grant to be used for kayak launch, fishing pier and woodland trail extension and other enhancements at Paulus Park. Read full article: Lake Zurich snags $400,000 grant for Pau...→

Silicon Valley Community Foundation reveals price of ousting toxic leadership

Foundation replaced leadership in 2018 amid reports they fostered a toxic workplace environment with sexually and racially inappropriate remarks from its top fundraiser. Read full article: Silicon Valley Community Foundation reve...→

Sunset Park community members voice opposition to Industry City's expansion

Sunset Park community members voice opposition to Industry City's expansion

Members of the Sunset Park community are voicing opposition to Industry City's expansion to the waterfront district. Read full article: Sunset Park community members voice oppo...→

2020 Critics' Choice Awards: Billy Porter pays tribute to  transgender community with butterfly tattoos

2020 Critics' Choice Awards: Billy Porter pays tribute to transgender community with butterfly tattoos

Billy Porter shined at the Critics' Choice Awards while wearing a stunning seafoam dress and butterfly body art to honor the transgender community. Read full article: 2020 Critics' Choice Awards: Billy Porte...→

Park Ridge chamber announces 2019 Community Stars

Park Ridge chamber announces 2019 Community Stars

Park Ridge's eight 2019 Community Stars and its Life Time Achievement Award Recipient will be honored at the "Night of Stars" dinner dance on Saturday, Feb. 15, at Cafe la Cave in Des Plaines. Read full article: Park Ridge chamber announces 2019 Commun...→

30th District Court in Highland Park open Thursday but city hall will remain closed

30th District Court in Highland Park open Thursday but city hall will remain closed

Highland Park City Hall was closed Wednesday because of "continued building problems," according to a media release from the city. Read full article: 30th District Court in Highland Park ope...→

Community Remembers 89-Year-Old Woman Who Died a Year After Brutal Park Attack

Community Remembers 89-Year-Old Woman Who Died a Year After Brutal Park Attack

Community members gathered Wednesday in San Francisco to remember an 89-year-old woman who was attacked a year ago, and passed away from her injuries last Friday. Yik Oi Huang, also known as Huang Popo, was brutally attacked a year ago in a park near her Visitacion Valley home in San Francisco. She suffered facial and skull fractures as well as… Read full article: Community Remembers 89-Year-Old Woman Wh...→

Community Remembers 89-Year-Old Woman Who Died a Year After Brutal Park Attack

Community members gathered Wednesday in San Francisco to remember an 89-year-old woman who was attacked a year ago, and passed away from her injuries last Friday. Yik Oi Huang, also known as Huang Popo, was brutally attacked a year ago in a Read full article: Community Remembers 89-Year-Old Woman Wh...→

Highland Park offering free lead testing, $500 assistance with water bill

Highland Park offering free lead testing, $500 assistance with water bill

The Highland Park Water Department is continuing to offer residents free lead testing, along with distributing free filters. Read full article: Highland Park offering free lead testing...→

Hyde Park Art Center receives $50,000 Joyce Foundation Award

Hyde Park Art Center receives $50,000 Joyce Foundation Award

The Chicago grant will serve to commission new work from visual artist Faheem Majeed to create a monumental artwork in 2020 celebrating the impact and legacy of Bronzeville’s South Side Community Art Center, which opened its doors in 1940. Read full article: Hyde Park Art Center receives $50,000 Jo...→

Hyde Park Art Center receives $50,000 Joyce Foundation Award

Hyde Park Art Center receives $50,000 Joyce Foundation Award

To date, the Joyce Awards have granted $3.7 million to commission 69 new works connecting artists with cultural organizations throughout the Great Lakes region. Read full article: Hyde Park Art Center receives $50,000 Jo...→

Man Shot, Killed in Highland Park, Police Say

Man Shot, Killed in Highland Park, Police Say

A man was shot and killed Monday night in Highland Park. Police received a call about 8 p.m. of a shooting in the 5700 block of Fayette Street, one block north of York Boulevard, according to Los Angeles Police Department Officer Mike Lopez. The victim’s name and age were not immediately made available, Lopez said. No arrests have been made. Read full article: Man Shot, Killed in Highland Park, Polic...→

Grant Park Music Festival 2020 season announced

Grant Park Music Festival 2020 season announced

Celebrating the Year of Chicago Music, the 10-week festival returns with the Grant Park Orchestra and Chorus under the leadership of artistic director and principal conductor Carlos Kalmar. Read full article: Grant Park Music Festival 2020 season an...→

'It's Here to Intimidate Long-Term Residents': New LAPD Foot Patrols Begin On North Figueroa Corridor In Highland Park

'It's Here to Intimidate Long-Term Residents': New LAPD Foot Patrols Begin On North Figueroa Corridor In Highland Park

Two uniformed police officers were walking in and out of stores on the North Figueroa Corridor in Highland Park Friday night, introducing themselves to residents and business owners. Read full article: 'It's Here to Intimidate Long-Term Resid...→

Highland Park to See Increase in Police Foot Patrol

Highland Park to See Increase in Police Foot Patrol

Los Angeles City Councilman Gil Cedillo and the Los Angeles Police Department’s Northeast Division will deploy officers Friday to conduct foot patrols in the North Figueroa Corridor in Highland Park in response to what the councilman said are recent criminal activities. According to Cedillo’s office, officers will be “highly visible” when conducting community engagement with Angelenos who travel and work… Read full article: Highland Park to See Increase in Police ...→

Highland Park Gets New LAPD Foot Patrols

“It wouldn’t be bad to have some presence, just to know that if you needed someone, they’re there,” one business owner said. Robert Kovacik reports for the NBC4 News at 11 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020.... A massive fire in the Arroyo Seco Village apartments in Highland Park left more than 20 cars destroyed, along with some storage units. Authorities are investigating the cause of the fire. Read full article: Highland Park Gets New LAPD Foot Patrols...→

Man arrested after report of shots fired in Highland Park

Man arrested after report of shots fired in Highland Park

Highland Park police are investigating what they believe to be shots fired and arrested a man for unlawful possession of a firearm early Wednesday morning, authorities said. Read full article: Man arrested after report of shots fired...→

St. Paul Police Arrest 25-Year-Old Man In Highland Park Shooting

St. Paul Police Arrest 25-Year-Old Man In Highland Park Shooting

The Nov. 1 shooting happened at a parking lot of an apartment building on 1300 block of Davern Street. Read full article: St. Paul Police Arrest 25-Year-Old Man I...→

Man arrested in fatal shooting of 32-year-old in St. Paul’s Highland Park area in November

Man arrested in fatal shooting of 32-year-old in St. Paul’s Highland Park area in November

A man is under arrest in connection with the fatal shooting of a 32-year-old in St. Paul’s Highland Park in November, police announced Thursday. David Lee, of Oakdale, was killed in the 1300 … Read full article: Man arrested in fatal shooting of 32-yea...→

Marine Park teen nominated as Young Arts Foundation finalist

Marine Park teen nominated as Young Arts Foundation finalist

A teen from Marine Park has been nominated as a finalist in the Young Arts Foundation.  Read full article: Marine Park teen nominated as Young Arts...→

Man Found Dead On CTA Bus In Grant Park Downtown

Police were investigating Saturday after a man was found dead on a CTA bus downtown. Read full article: Man Found Dead On CTA Bus In Grant Park ...→

Man dies after being found unconscious on CTA bus near Grant Park: police

Man dies after being found unconscious on CTA bus near Grant Park: police

He was found slumped over on the bus in the 400 block of South Congress Plaza Drive, police said. Read full article: Man dies after being found unconscious o...→

Menlo Park: Facebook offering to build community center, library in Belle Haven

Menlo Park: Facebook offering to build community center, library in Belle Haven

Following up on an October offer to build the new center, Facebook confirmed this week its intention to build a new multi-generational community center to replace aging facilities in Belle Haven. Read full article: Menlo Park: Facebook offering to build c...→

It’s official: Ryan Cos. buy former Ford site in Highland Park for $61 million

It’s official: Ryan Cos. buy former Ford site in Highland Park for $61 million

The Minneapolis-based Ryan Cos. are now the official owners of 122 acres of vacant land in St. Paul’s Highland Park neighborhood — the former site of the Twin Cities Ford Motor Co. auto… Read full article: It’s official: Ryan Cos. buy former Ford...→

Community leaders say they 'have failed the children' after college student's Morningside Park stabbing death

Community leaders say they 'have failed the children' after college student's Morningside Park stabbing death

Morningside Heights leaders pledged Sunday to do more to protect community members in the wake of a college student's stabbing death.... Tessa Majors was stabbed while walking in Manhattan’s Morningside Park on Wednesday. A 13-year-old boy has been arrested in the the Barnard College freshman's stabbing. Read full article: Community leaders say they 'have failed ...→

Wilson Foundation to announce multi-million dollar grant to revitalize Detroit neighborhoods

Wilson Foundation to announce multi-million dollar grant to revitalize Detroit neighborhoods

Mayor Mike Duggan is expected to make an announcement Wednesday on a multi-million dollar grant geared toward helping revitalize Detroit neighborhoods. Read full article: Wilson Foundation to announce multi-mill...→

Des Plaines Community Foundation, local businesses deliver Thanksgiving dinners

Des Plaines Community Foundation, local businesses deliver Thanksgiving dinners

The Des Plaines Community Foundation, Sunrise Grill and Sysco Chicago worked together to provide and deliver Thanksgiving Day dinners to those in need. Read full article: Des Plaines Community Foundation, local ...→

Retail parcel in the works for Chino’s College Park community

Retail parcel in the works for Chino’s College Park community

This is part of the master-panned College Park community, which will have 2,500 residential units Read full article: Retail parcel in the works for Chino’s C...→

Highland Park Community Foundation awards grants

Highland Park Community Foundation awards grants

The Highland Park Community Foundation held its annual Grant Awards Reception Nov. 13 at the Highland Park Community House in downtown Highland Park. Read full article: Highland Park Community Foundation award...→

Man Dead After Being Stabbed In Fight At Portage Park Restaurant-BarA man is dead after being stabbed in a fight at a restaurant-bar in the Portage Park community Sunday evening.

Man Dead After Being Stabbed In Fight At Portage Park Restaurant-BarA man is dead after being stabbed in a fight at a restaurant-bar in the Portage Park community Sunday evening.

The incident happened around 6:50 p.m. at The Foundation Tavern & Grille, located at at 5007 W. Irving Park Rd.... The 37-year-old assailant was arrested, and the 35-year-old victim was taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center in critical condition, police said. He was later pronounced dead at the hospital. Read full article: Man Dead After Being Stabbed In Fight At...→

Special Leisure Services Foundation receives $5,000 Grant from the UPS Foundation

Special Leisure Services Foundation receives $5,000 Grant from the UPS Foundation

Rolling Meadows, IL- (December 6, 2019)- Special Leisure Services Foundation (SLSF), the fundraising arm of Northwest Special Recreation Association (NWSRA), received a $5,000 grant from The UPS Foundation, which drives global corporate citizenship and philanthropic programs for UPS (NYSE:UPS). Read full article: Special Leisure Services Foundation rece...→

Naperville Park District and the Y co-host 2019 Community Christmas Luncheon Dec. 25

Naperville Park District and the Y co-host 2019 Community Christmas Luncheon Dec. 25

On Christmas Day, Naperville senior citizens and those in need are invited to the 36th annual Community Christmas luncheon on Wednesday, Dec. 25, presented by the Naperville Y and the Naperville Park District. Read full article: Naperville Park District and the Y co-ho...→

Zoo community saddened by death of Franklin Park Zoo’s oldest gorilla

Zoo community saddened by death of Franklin Park Zoo’s oldest gorilla

Gigi, the 47-year-old western lowland gorilla who was the matriarch of the clan at the Franklin Park Zoo, was euthanized Saturday after a poor prognosis with multiple health issues, zoo officials said, news that saddened staff and visitors. “I think it’s terribly sad,” Anne Rounseville, 65, of Brookline, said Sunday at the Tropical Rainforest exhibit. […] Read full article: Zoo community saddened by death of Frank...→

Zoo community saddened by death of Franklin Park Zoo’s oldest gorilla

Gigi, the 47-year-old western lowland gorilla who was the matriarch of the clan at the Franklin Park Zoo, was euthanized Saturday after a poor prognosis with multiple health issues, zoo officials s… Read full article: Zoo community saddened by death of Frank...→

Help Fox Valley Park Foundation provide recreation for all on Giving Tuesday

Help Fox Valley Park Foundation provide recreation for all on Giving Tuesday

Imagine enriching the life of a veteran with a disability or chronic illness by providing life-changing physical therapy or personal training sessions. Imagine seeing the smile on a child's face as she learns how to swim and be safe in the water. Or imagine giving underserved youth the opportunity to participate in a camp program and just enjoy being a kid! Read full article: Help Fox Valley Park Foundation provide ...→

Donate to Lisle Partners for Parks Foundation's fundraiser for Community Park

Donate to Lisle Partners for Parks Foundation's fundraiser for Community Park

Consider making a donation to a local cause this Giving Tuesday, where your gift will directly impact the community! Read full article: Donate to Lisle Partners for Parks Found...→

Buffalo Grove ready to establish community foundation

Buffalo Grove ready to establish community foundation

Buffalo Grove has filed the paperwork to establish a community foundation to fund philanthropic and quality of life initiatives within the village. Next up is appointing a board to manage it. Read full article: Buffalo Grove ready to establish communi...→

Illinois American Water awards grant to Warrenville Fire Protection District

Illinois American Water awards grant to Warrenville Fire Protection District

The Warrenville Fire Protection District will be purchasing a new water supply hose for a front-line fire engine thanks to a grant from Illinois American Water. Read full article: Illinois American Water awards grant to ...→

Owners Of Highland Park Home Deemed 'Uninhabitable' Fighting Back

Owners Of Highland Park Home Deemed 'Uninhabitable' Fighting Back

The owners of a Highland Park home that town officials have threatened to demolish are fighting back. Read full article: Owners Of Highland Park Home Deemed 'Uni...→

Highland Park water boil order lifted

Highland Park water boil order lifted

The boil order was lifted for eight of the 10 properties by 10:15 p.m. Friday, and for the final two by 7:20 p.m. Saturday, according to Highland Park officials. Read full article: Highland Park water boil order lifted...→

Water boil order issued in Highland Park

Water boil order issued in Highland Park

The order was issued after a water main break Thursday morning on Route 41 north of Route 22, officials said. Read full article: Water boil order issued in Highland Park...→

Broken Water Main Causing Backups On SB 41 In Highland Park

Broken Water Main Causing Backups On SB 41 In Highland Park

A water main break in Highland Park is causing a backup in the southbound lanes on Route 41. Read full article: Broken Water Main Causing Backups On SB ...→

Announcement expected Tuesday at former Ford site in St. Paul’s Highland Park

Announcement expected Tuesday at former Ford site in St. Paul’s Highland Park

St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter and City Council Member Chris Tolbert will join representatives of the Ryan Cos. on Tuesday to make an announcement about the former Ford Motor Co. manufacturing campus… Read full article: Announcement expected Tuesday at former ...→