Sep 5, 2011

Hispanic-American Business Community

Sep 5, 2011

Celebrating Inspirational Hispanic-American Locals

Celebrating Inspirational Hispanic-American Locals

11 Hispanic-American Chicagoans are spotlighted all month.

Sep 26, 2011

Hispanic Heritage Events

Hispanic Heritage Events

Vive la Hispanidad: 7th Annual Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration The event closes Hispanic Heritage Month with artists, literature, entertainment, music and tasting of traditional and contemporary...

Nov 7, 2011
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By Lindsay McGivern

Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month See Full Gallery

Oct 6, 2011

Goya, a Big Company with Big Chicago Ties

Goya, a Big Company with Big Chicago Ties

Goya is the largest Hispanic-owned company in the U.S., and it has big ties to Chicago.

Sep 22, 2011

Hidden Gem Offers Tastes of Panama

Hidden Gem Offers Tastes of Panama

The restaurant Conoce Mi Panama in Logan Square offers a glimpse into the culture and cuisine of Panama.

Sep 21, 2011

Dreams of Bringing Theater to Chicago Schools

Dreams of Bringing Theater to Chicago Schools

Golder College Prep High School senior Lauren Escobar wants to reach out to Latinos in the theater world.

Sep 21, 2011

Helping Chicago's Homeless, One Program at a Time

Helping Chicago's Homeless, One Program at a Time

Sol A. Flores is the Executive Director of La Casa Norte, an organization that works with the homeless population in Humboldt Park.

Sep 15, 2011

Marty Castro: Importance of Hispanic Heritage

Marty Castro: Importance of Hispanic Heritage

"Being a Latino engenders a sense of leadership and involvement in my community," Castro says.

Sep 16, 2011
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By Marcus Riley

PHOTOS: Latino Fashion Week Model Auditions

Long-legged models try out for coveted spots. See Full Gallery

Top Stories
Strong Winds, Spotty Storms Ahead for Memorial Day

Strong Winds, Spotty Storms Ahead for Memorial Day

The National Weather Service warns of strong winds gusts between 40 and 45 miles per hour, with some possibly exceeding 50 miles per hour.

Tornado Watch Issued for Counties West of Chicago Area

Tornado Watch Issued for Counties West of Chicago Area

The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch for several counties west of the Chicago area.

Hit-and-Run Kills Girl After Ice Cream Truck Visit

Hit-and-Run Kills Girl After Ice Cream Truck Visit

A 5-year-old girl was killed in a hit-and-run accident Saturday afternoon in the Chicago Lawn neighborhod after she left her house to buy a treat from an ice cream truck.

Man Dies After Falling Off Catwalk at Aragon Ballroom

Man Dies After Falling Off Catwalk at Aragon Ballroom

Police say Kyle W. Kirchhoff, of Hanover Park, fell onto pieces of protruding metal around 10:30 p.m. Friday at the Aragon Ballroom during a performance by the band Chevelle.

Six Dead, 26 Injured in Memorial Day Weekend Shootings

Six Dead, 26 Injured in Memorial Day Weekend Shootings

The official start of summertime in Chicago began violently, with six people dead and at least 26 others injured, including a 4-year-old girl, in shootings across the city.

Vermette Scores Winner, Rebounds From Disappointment

Vermette Scores Winner, Rebounds From Disappointment

Chicago Blackhawks center Antoine Vermette hasn't had the most successful run with the team, but on Saturday he came through when it mattered most in the team's Game 4 victory.