| Oct 9, 2012
| 10:56 AM
Nick Viverito says he and his best friend William Pettry were enjoying the Florida evening, laughing and socializing with other Bears fans who had traveled to Jacksonville for Sunday's game.
They briefly chatted with a man and his wife and another...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 5:04 PM
Chicago police have issued a community alert after a man broke into an Albany Park neighborhood home and attacked a girl sleeping in her home early this morning.
The attack happened between 2 a.m. and 3 a.m. on the 4800 block of North Ridgeway Avenue,...
| May 22, 2013
| 6:09 PM
A 17-year-old boy was pronounced dead this afternoon, two days after he was shot inside a vehicle steps away from his home in the Albany Park neighborhood.
Miguel Delaluz of the 4900 block of North Whipple Street was pronounced dead at Advocate Illinois...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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 21, 2013
| 8:05 PM
After a mighty storm brought record river levels and flooding to Chicago and its suburbs late last week, some neighborhoods are still sopping up the mess.
In a hard-hit section of Wheaton, about a dozen industrial-sized dumpsters sat on streets and...
| 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...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 12:48 PM
A judge denied bail for a 73-year-old man charged with murder after fatally shooting his son during a fight earlier this month at their Northwest Side home, authorities said.
Tiny Tim Gilbert appeared in court earlier this week, where a judge set the...