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  • Man dies following Portage Park shooting

    Man dies following Portage Park shooting
    A young man who went home after a shooting instead of immediately seeking medical attention has died, one of two young men were wounded in separate North and West side shootings Monday night. Alex Anderson, 19, was declared dead at 4:42 a.m. at Advocate...
  • Chicago logs its first double homicide of year

    South Chicago on Sunday saw Chicago's first double homicide of the year, according to a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data. Two men, ages 18 and 35, were shot to death in the 9100 block of South Commercial Avenue, officials said. Chicago...
  • Chicago overnight report

    Chicago overnight report
    A wrap-up of overnight news from the Tribune's breaking news desk: • A 15-year-old boy getting out of a car was shot to death in a drive-by attack Sunday afternoon in the Little Village. Read more. • An extra-alarm fire in Portage Park...
  • Chicago officer rescues woman from Portage Park fire

    Chicago officer rescues woman from Portage Park fire
    A Chicago police officer rescued a 72-year-old woman by throwing her over his back and carrying her down the stairs during an extra-alarm fire in the Portage Park neighborhood Sunday night, police said. The blaze left the building destroyed after...
  • $275K bail for suspect after staffers thwart Walgreens armed robbery

    $275K bail for suspect after staffers thwart Walgreens armed robbery
    Two Walgreens staffers are being credited with stopping a man armed with a loaded gun who was trying to rob the store late Friday in the West Town community, according to police. Police said the suspect, Benjamin H. Strong, 21, of the 3700 block of...
  • From the paper: Suburban lifestyles, wholesome communities

    Suburbs in the city Any intelligent plan for retaining the young college graduates who flock to the neighborhoods near downtown must factor in who these people are and where they were raised. Author Edward McClelland, quoted in the Tribune's Nov. 10...
  • Pizza review: Forno Rosso

    Pizza review: Forno Rosso
    Forno Rosso 3719 N. Harlem Ave. 773-491-8200 Rating: !!! 1/2 (out of 4) The sleek wood-and-stone interior and Edison bulbs hanging from the ceiling at Dunning pizzeria Forno Rosso might seem contemporary, even trendy, at first glance, but a longer...
  • 3 teens among 5 wounded in attacks across Chicago

    3 teens among 5 wounded in attacks across Chicago
    Shootings have left three teens and two adults wounded Chicago since Thursday afternoon. A 47-year-old man was shot in the foot during a robbery as he gambled near an Austin neighborhood laundromat in the 5300 block of West Madison Street around 3:10 p....
  • 14-year-old shot to death on South Side

    14-year-old shot to death on South Side
    A 14-year-old boy was shot in the Park Manor neighborhood, one of at least two people shot in the city Friday afternoon, police said. The slain boy was identified as Tommy McNeal, 14, of the 7200 block of South Rhodes Avenue, according to the Cook...
  • Chicago bloodshed continues: 6 hurt, 5 dead in separate gun attacks

    Chicago bloodshed continues: 6 hurt, 5 dead in separate gun attacks
    One day after 13 people were shot and wounded in a Chicago park, a rash of separate shootings erupted across the city overnight Friday and into Saturday morning leaving five dead and at least six injured, police said. The latest shooting involved a 51-...
  • Emanuel announces 50 speed camera locations

    Emanuel announces 50 speed camera locations
    Just as most Chicagoans were heading into the holiday weekend and tuning out the news, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced the full list of 50 locations where the city will put up ticket-issuing speed cameras near parks and schools by the end of the year....