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

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Cubs Fire Rick Renteria as Manager

Cubs Fire Rick Renteria as Manager

Rumored to be pursuing Joe Maddon as their new manager, the Chicago Cubs announced Friday that they had made the decision to fire Rick Renteria.

Chicago Marathon Champion Rita Jeptoo Fails Doping Test

Chicago Marathon Champion Rita Jeptoo Fails Doping Test

Chicago Marathon champion Rita Jeptoo failed a doping test in September, the Kenyan runner's agent said Friday.

O'Hare Cancels 300-Plus Flights For Wind, Rain

O'Hare Cancels 300-Plus Flights For Wind, Rain

It looks like Mother Nature's Halloween trick will affect more than just Chicago-area trick-or-treaters.

Naperville Pair Set Halloween Light Show To "Bohemian Rhapsody"

Naperville Pair Set Halloween Light Show To "Bohemian Rhapsody"

Two friends spent all year perfectly synching a Halloween light display at a Naperville residence to Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody" and other popular songs.

1 Dead, 1 Hurt After SpaceShipTwo Crashes in SoCal Desert

1 Dead, 1 Hurt After SpaceShipTwo Crashes in SoCal Desert

One person is dead and another has suffered a "major injury" after Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo rocket plane, designed for suborbital commercial flights above the Earth, crashed Friday during a test...

3 Die When Train Strikes SUV in Southern Illinois

3 Die When Train Strikes SUV in Southern Illinois

Officials say three members of a family were killed when their SUV was struck by a freight train at a crossing in southern Illinois.