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  • Woman stabbed in face near Holy Name

    Woman stabbed in face near Holy Name
    A 41-year-old woman was stabbed in the face on the Near North Side when she got into an argument with a 66-year-old man. The quarrel started late Sunday afternoon at Chicago Ave. and State St., near Holy Name Cathedral. As tempers heated up, the man...
  • Man charged in Near North Side attack on jogger

    Man charged in Near North Side attack on jogger
    A man arrested Sunday near his Near North Side home has been charged in an attack on a woman less than a mile away, police said. Germaine Walker, 21, of the 1300 block of North Hudson Avenue, has been charged with unlawful restraint and aggravated...
  • Man questioned after stabbing of aggressive panhandler

    Man questioned after stabbing of aggressive panhandler
    Investigators are still interviewing a man who stabbed a woman after she began following him as she aggressively panhandled Sunday on the Near North Side, police said late this morning. No charges had been filed as of 10:30 a.m. against the 66-year-old...
  • Man vs. poutine

    Man vs. poutine
    A triple cheeseburger, a birthday cake shake, and two full servings of poutine walk into a restaurant--and proceed to totally ruin your life. The end. What started off as the send-up to a cheap joke quickly turned into my worst nightmare Thursday night...
  • Humboldt Park, Washington Park see 2 homicides

    Humboldt Park and Washington Park each saw two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. In Washington Park, a 28-year-old man was shot to death Wednesday in the first block of East 56th Street, police said. Three...
  • West Englewood sees 2 homicides in 4 days

    West Englewood saw two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. On Monday, a 21-year-old man was shot to death in the 5700 block of South Elizabeth Street, police said. Four days earlier, a 27-year-old man was...
  • 3 homicides on Chicago's Northwest Side

    The Northwest Side saw three homicides in the last week, according to a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data. On Monday, a 24-year-old woman was stabbed to death in the 6500 block of West Addison Street in Dunning, police said. On Friday, a 36-...
  • Man sought in Near North Side sex assaults

    Man sought in Near North Side sex assaults
    Police are searching for a man in connection with a pair of sexual assaults a few blocks apart on the Near North Side. Around 5:40 a.m. Sunday, a 26-year-old woman was walking in the 1000 block of North Dearborn Street when a man approached her from...
  • 9 kids overcome by pepper spray at Near North Side school

    9 kids overcome by pepper spray at Near North Side school
    Nine children were overcome by pepper spray this afternoon at Ruben Salazar Bilingual Center on the city's Near North Side. Shortly before 4 p.m., Chicago Fire Department paramedics responded to the school located at 160 W. Wendell Street. Nine...
  • A guide to Chicago-speak for Boston fans

    A guide to Chicago-speak for Boston fans
    Here are some tips on how to talk Chicago. First off, it's Chi-CAW-go, not Chi-CAA-go. Nationwide, you hear that second pronunciation more than the first. But among longtime Chicagoans, you hear the first much more often. Some other words and phrases:...
  • Driver held on $100,000 bail in bicyclist's death

    Driver held on $100,000 bail in bicyclist's death
    A Park Ridge man was ordered held on $100,000 bail today for reckless homicide and aggravated drunken driving charges in the death of Robert "Bobby" Cann as he rode his bicycle this week in Old Town. Cann, 26, who worked at Groupon Inc. on the Near...