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Body found in Hegewisch garage still unidentified

CHICAGO | The Cook County Medical Examiner’s office has yet to release the identity of a man whose dismembered body was found last weekend in a Hegewisch garage.

October 10, 2014 1:46 pm

Pet coke could be top issue in 10th Ward campaign

CHICAGO | Tenth Ward Alderman John Pope says the city's petroleum coke storage rules he supports are among "the most restrictive environmental regulations in the United States."

September 20, 2014 11:15 pm

Martinez tries third attempt at City Council seat

CHICAGO | A vocal activist from the East Side neighborhood on several environmental issues will begin Monday his third attempt at winning a seat in the City Council.

August 25, 2014 1:43 pm
Alderman to pick new Hegewisch baseball board after old one resigns

Alderman to pick new Hegewisch baseball board after old one resigns

CHICAGO | 10th Ward Alderman John Pope will lead the process of appointing a board for Hegewisch's Babe Ruth League following the resignation Wednesday of its members.

July 31, 2014 6:00 pm

Hegewisch, other local residents voice frustration about trains

CHICAGO | Residents from Hegewisch and other nearby neighborhoods spoke passionately about their frustrations with increasing train traffic during a community meeting Tuesday night at St. Columba Social Center in Chicago’s Hegewisch neighborhood.

June 24, 2014 12:00 am

Alderman invites families to Faith and Action Kickoff on May 23

CHICAGO | Alderman John Pope of the 10th Ward is inviting families to a Faith and Action Kickoff sponsored by the city from 7 to 9 p.m. May 23 at Calumet Park, 9801 South Avenue G.

May 21, 2014 12:00 am

Public to hear progress on Lakeside Chicago mixed-use development

CHICAGO | Two aldermen are sponsoring a hearing Tuesday to discuss the proposed development of a residential, retail and business community at the site of the former U.S. Steel Southworks plant located by the South Chicago neighborhood.

May 12, 2014 2:43 pm

East Side neighborhood hopes to have new school by 2016

CHICAGO | The two public schools for the East Side neighborhood are decades old and overcrowded but a new school proposed near the state border is expected to open for the 2016-17 school year if all goes according to plan.

April 26, 2014 11:00 am

Activists still pushing for no petcoke in their SE Side neighborhoods

CHICAGO | While the City Council and the Illinois General Assembly both have pending measures on how to regulate the storage of petroleum coke within the city limits, activists said Tuesday they’re still pushing the idea the substance should be banned altogether.

April 15, 2014 3:50 pm

Primary roads clear, trash pickup next focus

CHICAGO | The city's Streets and Sanitation crews have been busy clearing roadways on the Southeast Side as Chicago Public Schools officials announce on Twitter they will reopen schools today.

January 08, 2014 12:00 am

10th Ward offers free Thanksgiving meal on Sunday

CHICAGO | Alderman John Pope, of the 10th Ward, in conjunction with the House of Blues and Trinity Knights of Columbus Council 3755 will provide a free Thanksgiving meal on Sunday.

November 23, 2013 12:00 am

Free Thanksgiving meal for 10th Ward

CHICAGO | Alderman John Pope, of the 10th Ward, in conjunction with the House of Blues, Trinity Knights of Columbus Council 3755 and St. Francis de Sales High School will provide a free Thanksgiving meal Nov. 18.

November 14, 2012 12:00 am
Southeast Lions host car show

Southeast Lions host car show

CHICAGO | The Southeast Lions hosted a car, truck and bike show on Aug. 26 in the Jewel-Osco parking lot, at 3940 E. 106th St., on the Southeast Side of Chicago.

September 02, 2012 12:00 am

Meeting set to discuss liquor license for Pete's Fresh Market on East Side

CHICAGO | Tenth Ward Alderman John Pope will host a meeting Wednesday to discuss a possible liquor license for a local grocery store.

February 06, 2012 7:00 pm

Chicago's 10th Ward maintains Latino majority under new map

CHICAGO | For an area that has one of Chicago's oldest Spanish-speaking enclaves, the Southeast Side doesn't reflect that fact in its political representation in City Hall.

January 19, 2012 12:30 pm

Seniors in Chicago's 10th Ward invited to spaghetti dinner

CHICAGO | All 10th Ward seniors age 60 and older are invited by Alderman John Pope to a free spaghetti dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday at Trinity Knights of Columbus Hall, 11207 S. Ewing Ave.

October 21, 2011 12:00 am

Environmental activists preparing opposition statement for Emanuel

CHICAGO | Activists representing the industrial neighborhoods that comprise the city's Southeast Side are trying to persuade Mayor Rahm Emanuel to back their interests in opposition to a pair of plants that wish to locate within the 10th Ward.

October 06, 2011 9:30 pm
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