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North Center

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  • Cops seek witnesses to fatal North Side stabbing

    Cops seek witnesses to fatal North Side stabbing
    Police are trying to figure out how a North Center man ended up fatally stabbed on his front porch early this morning. The 24-year-old man was declared dead at 6:40 a.m. at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center after he was found stabbed several...
  • A screen's-eye view of Chicago

    Chicago has been involved in filmmaking since the technology's very beginnings in the early 1900s, when some of the world's first movie studios operated here. From those early days, when neighborhood kids would sneak onto the Selig Polyscope Co. lot at...
  • Sex is in the air in Signal Ensemble's show

    Sex is in the air in Signal Ensemble's show
    Residents of the Chicago neighborhood known as North Center may well live passionate lives in those neat single-family homes and three-flats, but the pedestrian-free section of West Berenice Avenue between Lincoln Avenue and the train tracks is not...
  • Panelists for discussion of marriage equality

    Panelists for discussion of marriage equality
    Editorial Page Editor Bruce Dold will lead a discussion about marriage equality in the next Chicago Forward on Oct. 1. The event is at 6 p.m. at the Museum of Broadcast Communications, 360 N. State St. For tickets, which cost $20: https://cfmarriage....
  • Don't overload your backpacks

    Don't overload your backpacks
    Many children, teens and adults heading back to school this fall are burdened with a pretty weighty subject: their backpacks. Children and adolescents are particularly at risk of injury from overloaded backpacks. The National Safety Council, the...
  • 1 killed, two hurt after overnight shootings

    1 killed, two hurt after overnight shootings
    Three people were shot, one fatally, in separate overnight shootings on the city's South and Northwest Sides. Shortly after 2 a.m., a 20-year-old man was shot in the back of his head while riding in a car on the city's South Side. The shooting...
  • Man with cane robs North Side bank

    Man with cane robs North Side bank
    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...
  • Gaming grows up: A video game revolution

    Gaming grows up: A video game revolution
    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...
  • The remnants of Riverview

    The remnants of Riverview
    When Russ Hencinski looks out of his classroom window at Lane Tech High School, the science and astronomy teacher sees a strip mall with a Jewel-Osco grocery store and other smaller shops. But in his mind's eye, Hencinski can conjure up an image of the...
  • 'Nobody can run forever'

    'Nobody can run forever'
    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...
  • DNA threatens strength of Lake County conviction

    DNA threatens strength of Lake County conviction
    Drops of blood found at the murder scene didn't match the suspect or victim in the beating death of a respected 71-year-old Waukegan appliance store owner, but the jury was told that didn't clear the alleged killer, James Edwards. A prosecutor...