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  • Man charged in half-million dollar pot bust

    Man charged in half-million dollar pot bust
    A Northwest Side man is under arrest after a Chicago Police Gang Enforcement Team’s investigation has led to the discovery of his “exotic hydroponic operation.” Paul Sherman, 50, of the 3900 block of North Elston Ave, was charged with...
  • Young father shot to death day before daughter's birthday party

    Young father shot to death day before daughter's birthday party
    Miguel Cancel planned to celebrate his daughter’s second birthday at Chuck E. Cheese’s on Sunday. The party was called off after the young father was shot and killed early Saturday in the Old Irving Park neighborhood. Cancel, 19, and two...
  • 2013 outdoor dining and drinking preview

    2013 outdoor dining and drinking preview
    "Do you remember when it was 80 degrees in March last year?" Yup, that might be the most common complaint muttered by coat-clad Chicagoans this spring. Sure, summer didn't come early this year as it did last, but that hasn't stopped dozens of...
  • 8 shot, 1 fatally, in under an hour

    8 shot, 1 fatally, in under an hour
    Shootings within an hour of each other left a 19-year-old man dead and seven men injured early this morning, authorities said. About 1:50 a.m., the 19-year-old and a 23-year-old man were shot while walking in the 1300 block of West Hastings Street on...
  • Body found in burned garage on Northwest Side

    Body found in burned garage on Northwest Side
    Authorities are conducting a death investigation after finding a body in a burned garage in the Irving Park neighborhood Sunday night. Officials found the body inside a car after extinguishing a fire about 8:25 p.m. in the garage in the 3700 block of...
  • Chicago crime overnight report

    Chicago crime overnight report
    A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk. • A veteran police officer in west suburban Lyons spotted a burning building and rushed inside early this morning, starting a dramatic rescue in which a toddler was dropped from a second-...
  • Descent into chaos

    Descent into chaos
    A day after the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated 45 years ago, a 4-year-old girl, abandoned and crying, stood in front of a burning building a few blocks from the West Side apartment where the civil rights leader had lived during his open-...
  • Jampacked weekend will run gamut from avant-garde to boogie-woogie

    Jampacked weekend will run gamut from avant-garde to boogie-woogie
    We're about to begin a remarkably lively jazz weekend, even by Chicago standards. Among the highlights: The Engines: This enterprising ensemble has been offering a stylistically free-ranging music for nearly a decade, but this weekend's engagement...
  • Burger review: Leadbelly

    Burger review: Leadbelly
    Burger review: Leadbelly 5739 W. Irving Park Road 773-283-7880 Rating: !!!! (out of 4) As I look back on all of my burger-eating adventures, one sentiment has continued to hold true: A good burger is worth the journey. So when I heard the delightfully...
  • New weekend brunch options

    New weekend brunch options
    When it's this frigid outside, the idea of attempting a weekend brunch that goes beyond toaster waffles eaten while huddled under a blanket seems downright unreasonable. If there's anything that stands the chance to ply you from the cozy comforts of...
  • Officials: Final relocation of section of Irving Park Road near O'Hare set for Wednesday

    Officials: Final relocation of section of Irving Park Road near O'Hare set for Wednesday
    The final relocation of a section of Irving Park Road south of O’Hare International Airport is scheduled for Wednesday, Chicago officials announced on Monday. The traffic pattern switch, to the south of the existing Irving Park, is being done to...
  • Robber in Dunning heist suspected in another bank robbery

    Robber in Dunning heist suspected in another bank robbery
    A man who robbed a bank Monday in the Dunning neighborhood on the Northwest Side is also suspected in a Rolling Meadows bank robbery last month, according to the FBI. Monday about 10:45 a.m., a man entered Popular Community Bank at 7181 W. Irving Park Rd....