| Jul 19, 2011
| 10:43 PM
Two men were critically injured in a shooting in the Albany Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side, officials said this morning.
The two men suffered bullet wounds just 9:30 p.m., Tuesday on the 3700 block of West Montrose Avenue, Chicago Police News...
| Jul 24, 2011
| 7:45 AM
Four people were slain and at least 13 others wounded in separate overnight shootings in the city, officials said.
The first of the four homicides was the shooting of a 53-year-old woman about 6:20 p.m. on the 5800 block of West Thomas Street in the...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 1:00 AM
With two days left before the Chicago Board of Education votes to close or restructure failing schools, community groups staged a candlelight vigil protesting the dramatic measures and marched to Mayor Rahm Emanuel's home on the North Side.
| 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...
| 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...
| 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....
| 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...
| Oct 16, 2011
| 7:12 PM
A team of three robbers are believed to be responsible for nearly a dozen armed robberies on the city's Northwest Side dating back to last month, Chicago police said tonight in a community alert.
In each case -- the first occurring Sept. 23 and the...
| May 18, 2011
| 4:15 PM
The death of a Chicago seventh-grader who suffered an allergic food reaction during a classroom party last year has led to a bill now awaiting the governor’s signature that would allow school nurses to administer life-saving epinephrine injections...
| 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...