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  • $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...
  • Police: 2 held following Northwest Side stabbing

    Police: 2 held following Northwest Side stabbing
    Police are questioning two suspects in connection with a stabbing that injured two people this morning in the Portage Park neighborhood. They are suspected of cutting a 17-year-old girl and a 20-year-old man inside an apartment in the 3700 block of...
  • 2 cousins charged in Northwest Side stabbings, robbery

    2 cousins charged in Northwest Side stabbings, robbery
    Two tied up and stabbed a 17-year-old girl and her 20-year-old boyfriend during a Monday robbery on the Northwest Side after inviting the couple to stay the night at a home where one cousin lives, prosecutors said. David D. Cross, 36, and Jeffery Cross,...
  • Worth a trip: Gyros at The Parthenon

    Worth a trip: Gyros at The Parthenon
    Worth a trip: Gyros at The Parthenon 314 S. Halsted St. 312-726-2407 The Parthenon may never have been born if it weren't for some delinquent car payments. In the '50s, fresh from serving in the army during the Korean War, The Parthenon's owner Chris...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Football players vs. zombies

    Football players vs. zombies
    Ex-Chicago Bear Brandon Lloyd might be a free agent, but his fantasy football profile was updated with a very different kind of stat this week. ESPN and fantasy football blogs alike were abuzz Tuesday after word got around that Lloyd is set to appear in...
  • 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...