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Whiting teen held without bond in cop's shooting

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.

September 18, 2014 8:20 pm

Police: Second teen charged in retired cop's killing

CHICAGO | Authorities have charged a second teen in the slaying of a retired Chicago police sergeant in March on the Southeast Side, police said.

September 17, 2014 6:00 pm
East Side high school gets Tower Garden

East Side high school gets Tower Garden

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.

September 15, 2014 12:00 am
East Side high school gets Tower Garden

East Side high school gets 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.

September 15, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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East Side high school gets Tower Garden

East Side high school gets Tower Garden

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…

September 15, 2014 12:00 am
Scouts take tour of U.S. Coast Guard station in Calumet Park

Scouts take tour of U.S. Coast Guard station in Calumet Park

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.

September 12, 2014 12:00 am
Scouts take tour of U.S. Coast Guard station in Calumet Park

Scouts take tour of U.S. Coast Guard station in Calumet Park

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.

September 12, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Scouts take tour of U.S. Coast Guard station in Calumet Park

Scouts take tour of U.S. Coast Guard station in Calumet Park

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.

September 12, 2014 12:00 am
East Side Scouts present colors at Annunciata Fest

East Side Scouts present colors at Annunciata Fest

Third-grader Abbey Rose Bermejo sung the national anthem at Annunicata Fest. The opening was followed by a Parishioner Talent Event.

August 31, 2014 12:00 am
East Side Scouts present colors at Annunciata Fest

East Side Scouts present colors at Annunciata Fest

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.

August 31, 2014 12:00 am

Beemsterboer attorneys talking with Chicago about metcoke cease and desist order

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.

August 18, 2014 2:46 pm
Scouts take part in day camp

Scouts take part in day camp

"Day camp was cool and fun because we got to make armor, swords and shields," said Nicolas Gomez. He also loved the archery.

August 17, 2014 12:00 am
Scouts take part in day camp

Scouts take part in day camp

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.

August 17, 2014 12:00 am
East Side teen honored by De La Salle's Theatre 100 program

East Side teen honored by De La Salle's Theatre 100 program

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.

August 04, 2014 12:00 am
East Side teen honored by De La Salle's Theatre 100 program

East Side teen honored by De La Salle'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.

August 04, 2014 12:00 am

Make a splash with new adventures

My family’s summer days are flying by and have been filled with backyard playtime, trips to the local parks and a few mini adventures.

July 23, 2014 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Steppenwolf's 'Qualms' naughty fun and thoughtfully entertaining

OFFBEAT: Steppenwolf's 'Qualms' naughty fun and thoughtfully entertaining

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

July 17, 2014 12:00 am
East Side Scouts raise $1,700 for Relay for Life

East Side Scouts raise $1,700 for Relay for Life

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.

July 16, 2014 12:00 am
East Side Scouts raise $1,700 for Relay for Life

East Side Scouts raise $1,700 for Relay for Life

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 …

July 16, 2014 12:00 am
East Side Scouts raise $1,700 for Relay for Life

East Side Scouts raise $1,700 for Relay for Life

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.

July 16, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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