| May 6, 2011
| 6:26 PM
At first glance, the products look innocent enough that any child would probably want to play with them: a miniature blue submarine, a cellphone lookalike complete with antenna, a plastic gun with blue and red flashing lights.
But they all share a...
| Jun 11, 2011
| 10:35 AM
Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy tonight pledged to make the Maniac Latin Disciples a top target of the Chicago Police Department in response to a gang shooting that wounded two young girls in a Northwest Side Park.
"The entire organization is...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 3:38 PM
South Lawndale saw two homicides in one day last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
On Saturday, a 23-year-old man was shot to death in the 2500 block of South Spaulding Avenue and a 28-year-old man was stabbed to death in the 2600...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 12:28 PM
Chicago police arrested two people this morning in Albany Park after windshields were smashed on eight parked cars.
The vandalism took place between Wilson Avenue on the north and Montrose Avenue on the south, and between Troy Street on the east and St....
| Aug 23, 2011
| 1:22 AM
Chicago police shot a person they said pointed a weapon at officers late Monday in the city's Albany Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side.
No officers were injured in the shooting that happened just after 9 p.m. near the intersection of Central...
| Aug 19, 2011
| 8:40 AM
Book artist Narae Kim will give instructions to all ages on Japanese-style book binding at 2 p.m. in the Albany Park Branch of the Chicago Public Library, 5150 N. Kimball Ave.; free but registration required. 312-744-1933, chipublib.org
| Oct 28, 2011
| 3:15 PM
The crowded minivan first hit a deer that had wandered onto the highway in the early evening darkness. Then, slowing or stopped, the minivan was rammed from behind by a tractor-trailer.
In an instant, a family trip to the East Coast ended tragically only...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 9:49 PM
A 23-year-old man was denied bail after he was charged with shooting two men in the Albany Park neighborhood last month, killing one of them, the Cook County state’s attorney’s office said Tuesday.
Gilberto Mojena, of Chicago, turned...
| Nov 12, 2011
| 12:21 AM
UPDATE: Police have located the missing woman, according to a release from Chicago Police News Affairs early Sunday morning.
Police are looking for a 44-year-old woman who went missing from the North Side on Friday.
Stephanie Markowicz was last seen...
| Nov 19, 2011
| 7:11 AM
UPDATE -- Chicago police said today that the two msising Northwest Side 14-year-old girls -- Amy Cumbe and Marlene Benitez -- were found in good health in north suburban Lincolnwood and have been returned to their parents.
| Dec 4, 2011
| 11:15 AM
Charges have been filed against a motorist who allegedly struck and killed an elderly woman crossing the street on the Northwest Side Saturday.
Jose Cornejo-Flores, 51, of the 3600 block of North Francisco Avenue, was charged with leaving the scene of...