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 13, 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 26, 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
Police To Screen CTA Passengers' Bags for Explosives

Police To Screen CTA Passengers' Bags for Explosives

Starting in November, Chicago Transit Authority passengers' bags will be randomly screened for explosive compounds as part of a new security procedure.

Stunning Time Lapse of Chicago Before Solar Eclipse

Stunning Time Lapse of Chicago Before Solar Eclipse

Before Thursday's solar eclipse, we captured this breathtaking time lapse of Chicago's skyline.

Officer "Alert" After Being Shot on South Side

Officer "Alert" After Being Shot on South Side

District 3 officer was sitting in a vehicle in the 7400 block of South Langley when he was shot in what may have been an attempted robbery.

Funeral Homes Step Up to Cover Homicide Victims' Funeral Costs

Funeral Homes Step Up to Cover Homicide Victims' Funeral Costs

Darren Vann has been charged in the deaths of two women and is suspected with killing five more.

NYC Mayor to Speak After Doctor Tests Positive for Ebola

NYC Mayor to Speak After Doctor Tests Positive for Ebola

Officials tried to tamp down New Yorkers' fears Friday after a doctor who recently returned from West Africa, where he was treating Ebola patients for Doctors Without Borders, tested positive for the...

Rauner Pours Extra $3 Million Into His Governor Campaign

Rauner Pours Extra $3 Million Into His Governor Campaign

With Election Day less than two weeks away, Bruce Rauner is replenishing his campaign war chest with even more of his own money: He's written checks worth $3 million in the span of 48 hours, bringing his...