West Side teens are invited to a holiday celebration from 5 to 8 p.m. Dec. 17 at La Follette Park, 1333 N. Lararmie Ave. There will be free food and giveaways as well as a winter clothes drive. For each piece of clothing a teen brings, they will get one raffle ticket.
Ten years after she was last seen, friends and family of 15-year-old Yasmin Acree said they still hold out hope they will discover what happened to the honors student who disappeared on Martin Luther King Day in 2008.
In a recent Chicago Tribune story, 19-year-old Malcolm London shares his passion for the written word and tells his story from growing up on the West Side to his recent appearance on national television.