| Jul 11, 2014
In covering the recent groundbreaking for a Whole Foods grocery store in Englewood , the Tribune described it as a "socio-economic experiment." If this were a stand-alone project, parachuted into the neighborhood, that description might be accurate. But...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 1:15 PM
Arlington Heights has approved a special taxing district for the Hickory Kensington neighborhood, despite the protest of some businesses that could be bought out down the road.
"I am uncomfortable with giving the village the right of eminent domain,...
| May 29, 2014
| 4:03 PM
Angel Calderon, 32, rides a CTA train two to three times a week. He has never had a Ventra card and doesn't plan to get one.
Since October, the Montclare resident has tapped his debit card on Ventra readers to pay for fares. He said he's had little...
| May 2, 2014
| 2:47 PM
Earlier this morning, a man was critically wounded in a stabbing on the Northwest Side in the city's Montclare neighborhood, said police.
The stabbing happened about 11:20 a.m. on the 2900 block of North Normandy Avenue, said Police News Affairs Officer...
| May 3, 2014
| 2:28 PM
A Friday evening argument on the Northwest Side ended with a shot fired and the alleged gunman stabbed, police said.
Joshua Guerrero, 28, faces three felony charges after a verbal spat led to a violent exchange at about 5 p.m. Friday, police records...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 6:10 AM
A woman was blinded in a savage attack in Rogers Park by a man who stabbed her in the eyes and face, then cut the tendons in both her wrists and a major artery in her leg, police said.
Officers responding to a battery call found the man standing over the...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 11:10 PM
A firefighter suffered minor injuries in a fall at a fire in the Northwest Side's Montclare neighborhood, authorities said.
The fire broke out about 12:30 a.m. in the first floor of a three-story building in the 3000 block of North Harlem Avenue,...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 12:24 AM
A 30-year-old Park West man was charged with a pair of sexual assaults on Friday – one near the Orange Line at Midway Airport and the other in the Montclare neighborhood on the Northwest Side.
James Whiteside, of the 600 block of West Deming...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 3:55 PM
New sexual assault and robbery charges stemming from two additional incidents have been filed against a 30-year-old man already in jail in similar attacks late last month near Midway Airport and on the Northwest Side, police announced today.
| Feb 19, 2013
| 5:08 PM
This morning's holdup of a 7-Eleven store in the Montclare neighborhood by a man in a Spider-Man ski mask was the robber's second heist at the store in a month, police said.
The robber displayed a handgun during the robbery, which happened about 5 a.m....
| Feb 19, 2013
| 7:27 AM
A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk.
• A robber wearing a Spider-Man mask held up a 7-11 store this morning in the Northwest Side's Montclare neighborhood, police said. The male robber displayed a handgun during the 5 a.m....
| Jan 16, 2013
| 1:35 AM
A 23-year-old man was shot seven times in the Montclare neighborhood on the city’s Northwest Side about 8 p.m. Tuesday, according to police.
He was in an SUV when someone fired from the driver's side of another SUV that had pulled alongside,...