Candidates File to Run in Local Ward, Police Council Elections

Published December 1, 2022

The Chicago Municipal General Election on February 28, 2023, will launch residents into positions affecting the McKinley Park neighborhood, including 11th and 12th wards, and the police department's new 9th District Council.

  • The Chicago Municipal General Election takes place on February 28, 2023.
  • Residents apply to represent 11th and 12th wards, which cover McKinley Park, in the Chicago City Council.
  • New District Council members to bring community oversight, communications to Chicago Police Department's 9th District.

Read more: Candidates File to Run in Local Ward, Police Council Elections

Tadin to Purchase, Demolish, Develop Damen Silos

Published November 2, 2022

After two rounds of bidding solicited by the State of Illinois, the Damen Silos will be purchased and redeveloped by the MAT Limited Partnership helmed by Southwest Side industrialist Michael Tadin Jr.

  • MAT Limited Partnership helmed by Southwest Side industrialist Michael Tadin Jr. lands winning bid for 23-acre site on the Chicago River.
  • Silos to be demolished and replaced with a business park to consolidate corporate offices for MAT businesses.
  • MAT bids $6.52 million for the property, more than twice the minimum amount.

Read more: Tadin to Purchase, Demolish, Develop Damen Silos

$1.5 Million Neighborhood Resiliency Program Coming to McKinley Park

Published October 26, 2022

With support from the Adrian Dominican Sisters, the Aquinas Literacy Center in Chicago's McKinley Park neighborhood will administer a three-year program to support education, community development and employment to support immigrants.

  • Aquinas Literacy Center in Chicago's McKinley Park neighborhood to administer three-year program to support immigrants.
  • Funding comes from the Adrian Dominican Sisters, which has a long history in McKinley Park.
  • Program to start in 2023 and include support for education, community development and employment.

Read more: $1.5 Million Neighborhood Resiliency Program Coming to McKinley Park

Police: Street Racers Pelt Cops, Robbery Crew Trolls Pershing Road

Published October 19, 2022

October's Chicago Alternative Policing Strategy (CAPS) meeting for Beat 912 offered crime updates for the McKinley Park neighborhood and news of upcoming events where the public can engage with the 9th District.

  • Beat 912 meeting for Chicago Alternative Policing Strategy (CAPS) offers McKinley Park crime updates.
  • Upcoming Community Conversations solicit feedback from neighborhood on how to address crime in the 9th District.
  • Commander Don Jerome hosts Q&A on Wednesday, October 19, at McGuane Park in the Bridgeport neighborhood.

Read more: Police: Street Racers Pelt Cops, Robbery Crew Trolls Pershing Road

McKinley Park Crime Spikes in First Half of 2022

Published October 17, 2022

Serious crime in Chicago's McKinley Park neighborhood — which includes homicide, robbery, assault, burglary, theft, battery and criminal sexual assault — rose almost 32 in the first half of 2022 compared to the same time period in 2021.

  • Serious crime in Chicago's McKinley Park neighborhood rises almost 32 percent for first half of 2022 compared to 2021.
  • Index crimes include homicide, robbery, assault, burglary, theft, battery and criminal sexual assault.
  • Analysis compares City of Chicago crime data for McKinley Park and adjacent neighborhoods.

Read more: McKinley Park Crime Spikes in First Half of 2022

 
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