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CHICAGO | A Cook County judge on Wednesday ordered Jeremy Mendez held without bond in connection with the slaying of a retired Chicago cop in March.
CHICAGO | Authorities have charged a second teen in the slaying of a retired Chicago police sergeant in March on the Southeast Side, police said.
St. Francis de Sales students Josafat Quintas, Pablo Ramirez, Eduardo Alvarez, Julie Kocher-Zinkus, representative of Tower Garden; Janet Cobb, executive director of St. Francis de Sales, and student Sean Dudley pose for a photo with the Tower Garden.
CHICAGO | One of the many new initiatives at St. Francis De Sales High School on the East Side is the introduction of alternative, eco conscious gardening.
St. Francis de Sales students Josafat Quintas, Pablo Ramirez, Eduardo Alfaro, and Sean Dudley listen and learn as Julie Kocher-Zinkus show the students where the roots are placed into the Tower Garden. The tower will be outside until early November and then be moved inside to continue produc…
Scouts take the opportunity for a photo with Kellen Zanadrie, boatswains mate 2nd Class. Pictured are Noah Munoz, David-Daniel Garza, Aidan Rocha, Benjamin Gaeta, Nicolas Gomez, Evan Uribe, David Meduga, Adam Morales, Kalib Uribe, and Anthony Moreno.
CHICAGO | Cub Scouts of Pack 773, who meet at Annunciata Parish on the East Side, spent a recent Saturday morning out and about in their own neighborhood touring the United States Coast Guard Station located at Calumet Park on Lake Michigan.
Scouts listen and await an opportunity to ask their questions of tour guide Kellen Zanadrie, boatswains mate 2nd Class, during their recent tour of the U.S. Coast Guard station at Calumet Park on Lake Michigan.
Third-grader Abbey Rose Bermejo sung the national anthem at Annunicata Fest. The opening was followed by a Parishioner Talent Event.
By far the fan favorite was the fishing game. Abbey Rose Bermejo tries her best to win a fish while Cub Scouts Julian Castro and Cameron Spencer man the game.
CHICAGO | Attorneys for Beemsterboer Slag Co. are talking with city Public Health Department officials to try to reach a settlement regarding a "cease and desist order" against a site where 12,000 tons of metallurgical coke were allegedly stored in violation of a previous order.
"Day camp was cool and fun because we got to make armor, swords and shields," said Nicolas Gomez. He also loved the archery.
Scouts attending the Homewood day camp site are, from left, Miguel Trejo, Eli Ford, David Meduga, Noah Munoz, Julian Meduga, Aidan August and Benjamin Gaeta. Sitting are Gavin Lopez, David-Daniel Garza and Gio Trejo. Each Scout received a knight T-shirt.
CHICAGO | East Side teen Lundyn Davis, a student at the Lourdes Hall Campus of De La Salle Institute, is one of several award-winners for the 2013-14 school year of the Institute's Theatre 100 program.
Pictured with their awards are Paloma Lozano, of West Lawn; Nina Wilson, of Beverly; Lundyn Davis, of the East Side; Quinn Heeter and Anthony Slawson, both of Bridgeport, and instructor Sam Fitzgerald. The students participated in De La Salle Institute's Theatre 100 program this past school year.
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The Scouts raised $80 selling s'mores to the participants in the Relay for Life. Carefully cooking their marshmallows are Aiden August, Aidan Rocha, Cristan Rodriguez and Julian Castro.
Dale Downs, cancer survivor, volunteer and physicist, shows the Scouts how to make a fire using the log cabin method. After the short tutorial the Scouts each had time to construct their own versions. Aiden August, Benjamin Gaeta, Adrian Rodriguez, Aidan Rocha, David-Daniel Garza, and Aaron …
CHICAGO | With the simple motto of "Do Your Best" the Cub Scouts of Pack 773 did that and more raising over $1,700 for their Relay for Life team.
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