Bucktown baseball bat trial, Online sales tax squashed, Wicker Park new boutique hotel, Police News, Alice in Berlin, Music and Health

Week's Review: The Bucktown baseball bat attack trial of Heriberto Viramontes

With all the main street media stories published this week and spoken on the local news stations regarding the vicious baseball bat attack on Natasha McShane and Stacy Jurich by Heriberto Viramontes back in the early morning hours of April 23, 2010 on the 1800 block of N. Damen,

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Illinois Supreme Court squashes online "Amazon tax"

Illinois' attempt to tax online sales from out-of-state companies has just been squashed by the Illinois Supreme Court.

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Boutique hotel to anchor North West Tower building complex after renovation, repurposing and construction in Wicker Park

A hotel operator who specializes in boutique hotels and whose largest property has 56 rooms is expected to be the facilities operator after the renovation and re-purposing of Wicker Park's North West Tower and Hollander Fireproof Warehouse buildings is complete,

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Man shot near Division in Wicker Park area Thursday morning

A 24-year-old male was shot in the upper right leg at approximately 3:55 a.m., Oct. 17, in the 1200 N. block of Wolcott near Division St. in the Wicker Park area.

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Humboldt Park man charged with murder of woman found in forest preserve

Justino Correa, 19, from the 1000 block of N. Richmond in Humboldt Park, was charged with First Degree Murder and concealing a homicidal death,

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Special CPD Units took 12 into custody for drug and gang activity in Wicker Park that aided in 33 arrests Wednesday

Special Chicago Police Department (CPD) Units executed a roundup in the 1400 block of N. Damen recently which resulted in the 12 people taken into custody, including two who had arrest warrants.

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"Alice in Berlin" will join the "Mad Hatter Tea Party" at Out of Line art gallery for two nights only

The interactive installation of Alice in Berlin this weekend, Oct. 19 and 20, will add to the fun and charm of the Mad Hatter Tea Party in artist Ayala Leyser's Out of Line art gallery.

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Concert Benefit for Rare Book Conservation Project of The Polish Museum of America

Michał Korzistka, full professor of the Cieszyn Branch of the University of Silesia, Poland, will perform a benefit piano concert in the The Polish Museum of America's (PMA) Sabina P. Logisz Great Hall, Sun., Oct. 20, at 2:30 p.m. to raise funds for the PMA Library's Rare Book Conservation Project.

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Test drive a surgical robot in Ukrainian Village at SMEMC…learn about a medical revolution in robotic surgery

Imagine test driving a robot that is actually used during minimally invasive robotic surgery. You can do that, if you are interested in learning about the benefits of robotic surgery at Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center (SMEMC) from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Thurs., Oct. 24, at the Saint Mary Campus, 2233 W. Division St., in the main entrance lobby, first floor.

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