Albany Park news

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. more

over 2 years ago | CBS 2 | Permalink

One Bite: three fungus tang at Cho Jung

My favorite Korean restaurant isn't in Albany Park, or anywhere in the city, but some 12 miles north in suburban Glenview. For three years, I've been remiss by not writing about Cho Jung—especially because it always seems slow and sleepy—but I took the occasion... more

over 2 years ago | Chicago Reader | Permalink

SkyNet Progress

While awaiting an eventual takeover by the Machines, we found this video clip while surfing the net: You have to admit that is kind of cool. more

over 2 years ago | Second City Cop | Permalink

Police Track Down Robber Using Stolen GPS

We love stupid crime stories as much as the next person, which makes this one a very happy Monday around here. more

over 2 years ago | Chicagoist | Permalink

Dumb Dumb Dumb

This is funny : A Chicago man robbed a Radio Shack of $17,000 in merchandise, but police tracked him down quickly thanks to the global positioning equipment he stole, prosecutors said. Raymond Jefferson, 20, is charged with tying up people who were at the South... more

over 2 years ago | Second City Cop | Permalink

2 Killed, 7 Wounded in Weekend Shootings

Two people were killed and seven others were wounded in separate shootings throughout the city that took place from late Friday to Saturday afternoon. more

over 2 years ago | Fox Chicago | Permalink

Pick-A-Side: Which Extreme Sport Would You Rather Try?

From zip lining to ice climbing, pick which extreme sport you would rather give a try. more

over 2 years ago | CBS 2 | Permalink

Electric Charging Stations Coming To Tollway Oases

Gov. Pat Quinn and officials at the Illinois Toll Highway Authority have announced plans to install electric car charging stations across the system. more

over 2 years ago | CBS 2 | Permalink

Storm victims seek relief through new, temporary FEMA disaster recovery center

Residents affected by the storm of Sept. 13 and 14 can file for aid at a new Federal Emergency Management Administration office in Albany Park.

almost 6 years ago | Craig Kanalley

Albany Park cleans up after flooding

Albany Park residents are cleaning up flood damage after record rainfall caused the Chicago River to overflow its banks this weekend. Many in the affected area were evacuated, officials say.

6 years ago | Megan Cottrell

Exploring the Chicago River's wild side

On a sunny, breezy afternoon, 20 urban voyagers gather to canoe a four-mile stretch of the North Branch of the Chicago River and receive some basic lessons in water ecosystems.

6 years ago | Jennifer Slosar

Officials weighing Ronan Park expansion

Nearly 50 residents of the 33rd Ward attended a meeting to hear about the park proposal.Some were in favor, while others wondered about finances.

6 years ago | Tim Mannion

Body found on Brown Line tracks

Police say they are investigating, but have not determined the cause of death. It does not appear the person was hit by a train, according to the police and the CTA.

over 6 years ago | Steven Chaitman

Albany Park home burglarized

$20k in jewelry taken

over 6 years ago | Carrie Topolinski

Gunmen rob women in apartment

Jewelry taken

almost 7 years ago | Carrie Topolinski

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