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5 Dead, 29 Wounded In Weekend Violence

At least five people were killed, and 23 others were wounded, by gunfire and other violence in Chicago this past weekend.

CBS Chicago–08/05/2012

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Albany Park Man Dies After Being Shot In The Head

A 19-year-old man has died after he was shot in the head on the same street where he lived in the Northwest Side Albany Park neighborhood early Sunday.


Chicago Public Schools

Parents, Teachers Begin Citywide Petition For Referendum On Elected School Board

A newly-formed coalition of parents, teachers and community groups have begun a door-to-door petition drive to get a referendum question on an elected Chicago school board on the November ballot citywide.


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Iowa Man, Wanted For Sex Abuse Of Own Kids, Caught In Chicago

An Iowa man is back in custody, after being captured in Chicago following a nationwide manhunt on charges that he tried to sexually assault at least one of his own children.

CBS Chicago–04/20/2012

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5 Killed, 23 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

CHICAGO (STMW) — At least five people were killed and 23 others wounded in separate shootings throughout the city that took place from late Friday through early Monday. Three of the shootings — one of […]


Friday’s bank robbery took place at the Albany Bank branch, 3400 W, Lawrence Ave., according to the FBI.

Albany Park Bank Robbery Is Area’s 50th Of 2012

The robbery Friday of a Northwest Side Albany Park bank branch was at least the 50th this year in the Chicago metropolitan area. In all of 2011 there were 115 bank robberies in the Chicago area, according to the FBI.


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Man Wounded In Albany Park Drive-By

An 18-year-old man was injured during a drive-by shooting in the Northwest Side Albany Park neighborhod early Saturday.


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Albany Park Man Dies A Day After Being Punched In Fight

Celestino Nuevo became involved in a fight with a male early Sunday. He was punched in the face and fell onto the sidewalk.


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18 Displaced In Albany Park Apartment Building Fire

Eighteen people were displaced, but no one was injured, in an extra-alarm fire early Thursday in the Albany Park neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–02/09/2012

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Housing Activists Go Door-To-Door To Halt Evictions

Housing activists are knocking on doors over the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend in an attempt to keep homeowners in foreclosure from being evicted.



Lawsuit: Wine Expert Lashed Out At Woman After Bad Yelp Review

A war of words on the Internet has now culminated in a lawsuit.

CBS Chicago–01/13/2012


Albany Park Shooting May Be First Murder Of 2012

A 19-year-old man shot in the head early Monday in the Northwest Side Albany Park neighborhood appears to be the first murder of the year in Chicago.


Photo Of Parking Lot (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Electric Car Chargers Coming to Kimball Brown Line Parking Lot

Electric car chargers will be coming to the parking lot for the Kimball Avenue CTA Brown Line terminal.

CBS Chicago–12/14/2011


Police: Driver Was High When He Hit Pedestrian, Flower Shop

A Northwest Indiana man was high on drugs when he hit and injured an 83-year-old pedestrian while driving through the Albany Park neighborhood earlier this week.

CBS Chicago–12/13/2011

A teen boy was fatally shot Monday night in the Albany Park neighborhood. (CBS)

Teen Boy Dead, Woman Seriously Wounded In Albany Park

A teenage boy is dead, and a young woman was left seriously injured, following a shooting in the Albany Park neighborhood Monday evening.

CBS Chicago–12/12/2011

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Admiral Theatre Offers Lap Dances For Holiday Toy Donations

If you’re a stingy, Scroogey type at Christmas, the Admiral Theatre has an incentive for you to change your ways.

CBS Chicago–12/12/2011

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Driver Hits Person At Bus Stop, Slams Into Flower Shop In Albany Park

A driver Monday morning slammed into several parked cars and a person waiting at a bus stop, and finally smashed into a flower shop at the edge of the Albany Park neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–12/12/2011

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2 Dead, 13 Wounded In Weekend Shootings In Chicago

At least six people were wounded in shootings overnight, bringing the total to two dead and at least 13 wounded in gun violence in the city since Friday night.


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One Dead, Another Wounded In Albany Park Drive-By

One person is dead and another wounded after an apparent drive-by shooting in the North Side Albany Park neighborhood Saturday morning.


Jose Cornejo-Flores, 51, is charged with leaving the scene of an accident for a fatal hit-and-run accident that killed 76-year-old Wyun Cho on Dec. 3, 2011. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Man Charged In Fatal North Side Hit-And-Run

A North Side man was charged Saturday for fleeing the scene of an Albany Park neighborhood crash that killed a 76-year-old woman crossing the street.