Albany Park

Sandbags still sit outside a home in Albany Park, where flooding had left many streets and basements underwater on Thursday. The flooding began receding Thursday evening, and many of those streets and homes were dry by Friday. (Credit: CBS)

Flooding Recedes In Waterlogged Albany Park Neighborhood

Friday morning, the cleanup began for residents of the Northwest Side neighborhood on the banks of the North Branch of the Chicago River.

CBS Chicago–04/19/2013

The swollen Des Plaines River reaches near the Madison Street Bridge near Maywood and Oak Park in 2013. (Photo courtesy Scott Davidson)

Flood Waters Persist For Chicagoland

Residents in flooded areas across Chicago are facing a daunting task as they deal with rising water from this week’s massive rains.


Jim Diaz (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged With Fatally Stabbing Roommate In Albany Park

Jim Diaz, 25, faces first-degree murder charges in connection with the death of his roommate, Eber Ochoa-Deleon.


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Man Stabbed To Death In Fight With Roommate

The man, 28, was stabbed in the chest about 7:15 p.m. in the 4800 block of North Drake Avenue.


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Cops Shoot, Kill Man In Albany Park Neighborhood

A man was shot and killed by police in the Northwest Side Albany Park neighborhood early Saturday.


Car Crashes Into Jewelry Store

A car crashed into a jewelry store early Saturday in the North Side Albany Park neighborhood.


Jeremy Figueroa was in the 3700 block of West Agatite Avenue before he disappeared on Friday. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Police Search For Suicidal 19-Year-Old

Police are searching for a suicidal 19-year-old man who was last seen in the Albany Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side.


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Cyclist Hit, Injured By Brown Line Train In Albany Park

A bicyclist was recovering in the hospital Tuesday morning, after he was struck by a Brown Line ‘L’ train on the city’s Northwest Side.

CBS Chicago–09/18/2012


Man Stabbed In Chest During Argument In Albany Park

An argument between two men in the Albany Park neighborhood led one of the men to stab the other in the chest early Saturday.

CBS Chicago–09/08/2012


Suspected Robber Caught After Victim Confronts Him

A man suspected in a Northwest Side mugging early Monday morning is behind bars, after police say his victim put up a good fight.

CBS Chicago–08/06/2012

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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.


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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.