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
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 Jungespecially because it always seems slow and sleepybut I took the occasion... more
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
We love stupid crime stories as much as the next person, which makes this one a very happy Monday around here.
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
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
From zip lining to ice climbing, pick which extreme sport you would rather give a try. more
Gov. Pat Quinn and officials at the Illinois Toll Highway Authority have announced plans to install electric car charging stations across the system. more
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
$20k in jewelry taken