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A Breakdown Of 5 Of Chicago’s Best Neighborhoods

Despite gentrification and an influx of transplants across the entire city, these communities still have that “je nais se quois” that makes each distinctive in its own right.

07/19/2014

An apartment fire at Monticello and Ainslie. (Credit: Kathy Whisler)

Woman Injured In Albany Park Fire

One woman was injured in a fire in an Albany Park apartment building early Saturday morning.

06/28/2014

Jose Quilambaqui (left) and Carlos Quizhpi (right) have been accused of keeping Quilabaqui's 15-year-old son handcuffed to a table saw for as long as a week. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Police: Boy Held, Beaten For A Week By Father And Godfather

Police said the boy was held in the basement of an Albany Park barber shop for a week; handcuffed to a table saw, and regularly beaten with a belt.

06/27/2014

A cyclist was struck and killed by a CTA train on the North Side early Thursday. (Photo by Network Video Productions)

Cyclist Struck, Killed By Brown Line Train In Albany Park

About 12:20 a.m., a man riding his bike was struck by a northbound train as he attempted to go around the gates near the CTA Kimball station in the 4700 block of North Kedzie Avenue, police said.

06/26/2014

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Woman Shot, Critically Wounded In Albany Park

The 22-year-old woman was shot shortly before 7 p.m. in the 4700 block of North Bernard Street.

05/16/2014

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Woman, 23, Shot In Albany Park

The woman, who was hit in the abdomen, was taken in critical condition to Illinois Masonic, authorities said.

05/15/2014

Flood waters came up to homes along Monticello Avenue in Albany Park on April 18, 2013. (Credit: Steve Miller/WBBM)

Albany Park Residents Fear More Flooding This Year

Residents of the Albany Park neighborhood have again raised concerns they could be the victims of flooding along the Chicago River if the city doesn’t do something to address the problem.

05/15/2014

Cars stuck in ice in Albany Park. (Credit: CBS)

City Crews Free Cars From Ice Days After Water Main Break

City crews freed cars stuck in the ice for days after a water main break in the Albany Park neighborhood.

02/11/2014

Cars stuck in ice in Albany Park. (Credit: CBS)

Water Main Break Leaves Cars Stuck In Ice For Days

CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports the ice-encased cars are causing lots of frustration on the 4800 block of North Drake.

02/10/2014

A water main break sent water pouring into the street in the 4900 block of North Pulaski Road about 10:40 p.m. Tuesday, closing the street between Argyle and Ainslie streets. (Credit: NVP News video)

Burst Pipes Damage Businesses, Flood Streets Across Chicago

A leak in a company’s fire system flooded the business and Pulaski Road Tuesday night, forcing firefighters to wade through knee-deep icy water in the Albany Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side.

01/08/2014

A 17-year-old boy was shot and killed early Sunday in the Albany Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side, police said. (Credit: NVP Video news)

Teenager Killed In Albany Park Shooting

A 17-year-old boy was shot and killed early Sunday in the Albany Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side.

10/27/2013

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Carbon Monoxide Leak Prompts Evacuation Of Albany Park Building

Carbon monoxide from a boiler leak Tuesday night forced as many as 70 people from their apartments in the Albany Park neighborhood on the North Side.

10/23/2013

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Chicago Not Actually ‘Murder Capital’ Of, Well, Anything

Thanks to recent headlines, you’d think the FBI rolled out the red carpet and handed Chicago a beautiful, hand-engraved (in cursive!) plaque that reads Murderiest Murder City in Murderland. In reality, the FBI did no such thing. Here’s a closer look at the FBI’s statistics and how they do and do not relate to homicides in Chicago

09/26/2013

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Man Critically Wounded In Albany Park Shooting

The man was in the 4700 block of North Central Park Avenue, in the Albany Park neighborhood, when he was shot once in the side by a small-caliber gun.

09/03/2013

David Ruiz. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Two Charged In Albany Park Robbery

Two men were charged in connection with an armed robbery where a woman was wounded and a Chicago Police officer was bitten by a dog early Saturday in the North Side Albany Park neighborhood.

09/01/2013

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Suspects In Albany Park Robbery Arrested After Shootout With Cops

Police exchanged gunfire with a robbery suspect this morning on the Northwest Side and an officer was bitten by a police dog.

08/31/2013

Albany Park Man Charged With Sexual Assault

CHICAGO (CBS) – A North Side Albany Park neighborhood man was charged in connection with the sexual assault of an underage girl on the Northwest Side last Sunday. Edwin Hernandez, 30, of the 4600 block […]

06/22/2013

A pothole in Albany Park. (Credit: CBS)

Albany Park Residents Fed Up With Potholes Not Getting Fixed

The problem got CBS 2’s attention when a viewer wrote in saying: “myself and other neighbors have been reporting potholes, cave-ins and impassable alleys and streets for over three years.”

06/19/2013

A juvenile girl was sexually assaulted over the weekend by an intruder who climbed through a window in the Albany Park neighborhood. (CBS)

Police: Man Climbs In Window, Rapes Girl In Albany Park

Police have issued a warning to Albany Park residents, after a girl was sexually assaulted by a man who climbed in her window.

06/17/2013

Nelson Reyes, who lives on Monticello Ave at the river.  His house is to the right, and the bare spot in the far background  is where the sandbags were taken away this morning. (Credit: Steve Miller)

Albany Park Residents Worried By Removal Of Sandbags

Residents of an Albany Park street that was inundated with flooding in April are now concerned that the city of Chicago seems to be taking the sandbags away from the North Branch of the Chicago River.

06/05/2013

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