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Heavy rains in April quickly swamped Chicago's underground labyrinth of sewers, forcing a stomach-churning surge of waste and runoff back into basements and flooding neighborhoods across the city. The deluge so overloaded the city's aging infrastructure...
Tribune reporterA 17-year-old boy was pronounced dead this afternoon, two days after he was shot inside a vehicle steps away from his home in the Albany Park neighborhood. Miguel Delaluz of the 4900 block of North Whipple Street was pronounced dead at Advocate Illinois...
Tags: Hospitals and Clinics, Shootings
Tribune reporterThe Illinois Emergency Management Agency begins assessing local flood damage today, a process that could lead to small interest loans and federal grants for affected residents. Local officials have collected damage reports from residents to determine...
Tags: FEMA, Floods, Illinois Governor, Pat Quinn
After a mighty storm brought record river levels and flooding to Chicago and its suburbs late last week, some neighborhoods are still sopping up the mess. In a hard-hit section of Wheaton, about a dozen industrial-sized dumpsters sat on streets and...
Albany Park experienced its second flood in less than five years this week. As a resident of this neighborhood, I witnessed the despair of my neighbors as they saw their property values sink and their livelihoods, in some cases, float away. People with...
Tags: Bodies of Water, Floods, Rivers
Special to Tribune NewspapersFor the 10th annual Kandy Kane Ball on Dec. 8, a semitrailer was parked outside Joe's Bar waiting to be filled with toys from the party, described by event organizers as the largest private toy drive in the city. More than 1,000 patrons, many clad in...
If you had to buy some bittermelon, kvass, lutefisk or achiote for dinner tonight, would you know where to go? If you can't think of which ethnic grocery stores you'd have to hit for those ingredients right off the top of your head, you're not alone....
Tags: Mexico, Arts and Culture, Rogers Park, Pakistan, Chicago Lawn
Tribune reporterA 26-year-old man was stabbed to death Monday evening during an apparent dispute between roommates, police said. Following the stabbing, which happened in the Northwest Side's Albany Park neighborhood, police took the man's roommate into custody in...
Tribune reporterA fire in a three-story brick apartment building in the Albany Park neighborhood early Sunday morning displaced 27 people, authorities said. Fire engines, trucks and ambulances jammed the blocks surrounding the building, in the 4800 block of North...
Tribune reporterA wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk. • A man was shot and killed after he fired a gun at Chicago police early Saturday morning in Albany Park on the city's Northwest Side. Read more. • A shooting early this morning in the...
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