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
Bears Legend Doug Buffone Dies at 70

Bears Legend Doug Buffone Dies at 70

Former Chicago Bears linebacker Doug Buffone passed away on Monday afternoon, according to several reports.

Teen's Twitter Wager on Derrick Rose Goes Viral

Teen's Twitter Wager on Derrick Rose Goes Viral

Gaashaan Yusuf was watching the Chicago Bulls take on the Milwaukee Bucks Saturday when he casually sent out a wager on Twitter.

Low-Level Drug Offenders to Get Treatment, Not Jail

Low-Level Drug Offenders to Get Treatment, Not Jail

Cook County will no longer prosecute most misdemeanor marijuana possession cases and will steer many nonviolent felony drug cases in and around Chicago to treatment and away from jail.

Fan Hit in Back of Head by Foul Ball at Cubs Game

Fan Hit in Back of Head by Foul Ball at Cubs Game

Game was delayed 23 minutes after a female fan behind home plate was hit in the back of the head by a ball off the bat of Starlin Castro.

Woman Charged with Murder, Kidnapping in New Mother's Death

Woman Charged with Murder, Kidnapping in New Mother's Death

A 23-year-old mother who went missing with her newborn daughter in early April was found stabbed to death in a home in Gary, Ind.

Chicago Man Gets 18 Years for Murdering Girlfriend's Mother

Chicago Man Gets 18 Years for Murdering Girlfriend's Mother

An Indonesian court has convicted an American man of murdering his girlfriend's mother and sentenced him to 18 years in jail, The Associated Press reported Tuesday.