| Apr 7, 2013
| 10:47 AM
A branch bank in a North Center neighborhood grocery store was robbed this morning, police said.
A man in his 30s walked up to a teller about 10:10 a.m. at the TCF Bank in the 4200 block of North Lincoln Avenue and robbed the bank, said Chicago Police...
| Apr 1, 2012
It was just after 8 a.m. when international fugitive Carlos Castillo opened the front door of his gated brick home.
"I'll talk to you guys. I really want to get it off my chest," Castillo said.
The 25-year-old is wanted in Chicago on charges stemming...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 3:05 PM
The video game is 40.
Its exact birthday is arguable. Cultural historians likely would date its origins further back, roughly a decade or two; prototypes of arcade games flourished in university computer labs in the 1950s. But “Pong,” the...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 1:34 AM
Chicago firefighters extinguished an extra-alarm fire in an apartment building that spread to two others in the North Center neighborhood, authorities said.
No injuries were reported in the 3-11 alarm blaze reported in three framed home near the...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 1:26 PM
Smoke from an overheating motor forced authorities to move about 60 children from a childcare center attached to a church this afternoon on the North Side.
Police said a fire alarm activated at 1:23 p.m. when a boiler overheated in the Concordia Place...
| Aug 19, 2012
| 7:49 PM
A Chicago man pretended to work at a North Side street festival Saturday so he could stuff hundreds of dollars in admission donations into his pocket, authorities said.
Christopher Urban, 39, was arrested and charged with theft about 5 p.m. Saturday at...
| Aug 12, 2010
| 4:32 PM
The Black Ensemble Theatre is on track to move out of its current home in the Uptown Center Hull House, above, breaking ground in early September on a new space on North Clark Street. (Tribune photo by Alex Garcia) On......
| Mar 26, 2010
If you've never heard of Chicago's North Center community, you're not alone. Many who come to dine or imbibe here would be surprised to learn there even is a name for the area bordered by the Chicago River to the west, Addison south, Montrose north and...
| Apr 15, 2011
| 2:20 PM
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| Feb 18, 2011
| 9:57 PM
Chicago's central core grew increasingly vibrant during the past decade, as young professionals filled new condominiums in the Loop and surrounding neighborhoods, taking advantage of trendy restaurants and nightspots.
But vast swaths of the city didn't...
| Feb 22, 2011
| 3:33 PM
Barring a late surge of voters, election officials are estimating voter turnout in today’s mayoral election could be as low as 40 percent, well off the 50 percent predicted.
Polls are set to close at 7 p.m. Langdon Neal, chairman of the Chicago...