| May 20, 2013
| 6:48 AM
A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk.
• A 17-year-old boy is in critical condition after he and a 19-year-old woman were shot early this morning as they sat in a vehicle in the Albany Park neighborhood, police said. The...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 1:13 PM
The Illinois Emergency Management Agency begins assessing local flood damage today, a process that could lead to small interest loans and federal grants for affected residents.
Local officials have collected damage reports from residents to determine...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 4:35 PM
Winnetka is a heading a group that includes two other suburbs and three Chicago neighborhoods in seeking a grant to study storm water flood protection. …...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 3:46 PM
A 58-year-old Albany Park man died this morning, a day after he was knocked to the ground in a fight on the street outside a restaurant blocks from his house, authorities said.
Celestino Nuevo, of the 4900 block of North Kimball Avenue, was pronounced...
| Mar 24, 2012
| 2:06 PM
The FBI and Chicago police are searching for a man who robbed an Albany Park bank Friday afternoon.
The man robbed the Albany Bank, 3400 W. Lawrence Ave., about 4 p.m. but did not display a weapon, authorities said. The man walked into the bank, handed a...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 11:49 AM
Half-submerged Buddha head sculptures started popping up in five Chicago neighborhoods in the fall, and in 2013, the next phrase of the public art installation is set to turn even more communities on its head.
Ten Thousand Ripples—a...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 11:33 AM
For the 10th annual Kandy Kane Ball on Dec. 8, a semitrailer was parked outside Joe's Bar waiting to be filled with toys from the party, described by event organizers as the largest private toy drive in the city. More than 1,000 patrons, many clad in...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 2:19 PM
Two gang members were ordered held on $1 million bail for fatally shooting a rival in Chicago's Albany Park neighborhood as he pleaded for his life, prosecutors said.
Keith Shaw, 22, of the 3100 block of West Foster Avenue, was killed in the 3400 block...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 8:22 PM
A 22-year-old man was shot and killed Tuesday in the Albany Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side, about a block from Theodore Roosevelt High School.
Police hung red tape around the sidewalk where his body was found, face down, on a sidewalk next to a...
| Aug 5, 2012
| 8:30 AM
Three teens were among eight people shot across the city between 12:30 and 7 a.m. Sunday, according to Chicago police.
A 19-year-old man was shot about 2:45 a.m. in the 4900 block of North Whipple Street in the Albany Park neighborhood. He was in an...
| Aug 5, 2012
| 10:43 PM
A 19-year-old man who was walking with his father early this morning near his home in the Albany Park neighborhood when an assailant shot him has died, authorities said.Sameer Barakat, 19, was shot in the 4900 block of North Whipple Street and was...