| Oct 20, 2013
| 6:11 PM
Helen Paloian started her life without a home.
Orphaned as a young child in Armenia, Paloian — then Helen Kherdian — wandered the streets, begging for food and shelter. She witnessed Ottoman Turk soldiers raid her village and deport 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,...
| 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,...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 7:10 AM
A 16-year-old boy and a woman were among four people shot overnight in the city, police said.
Someone shot the woman in the leg about 5:20 a.m. today while she was outside in the 700 block of West Gladys Avenue in the West Loop Gate neighborhood,...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 9:35 PM
A new era of Joyce scholarship may be dawning, now that James Joyce's works, including many of his letters, are in the public domain....
| Apr 1, 2012
| 11:42 AM
A 64-year-old man is in custody following the robbery of a bank inside a grocery Thursday in the Montclare neighborhood on the Northwest Side.
No one was injured during the 11:57 a.m. robbery at the TCF Bank branch, 2520 N. Narragansett Ave., according...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 3:42 PM
A 64-year-old Chicago man has been charged with robbing a bank inside a grocery store last Thursday in the Montclare neighborhood on the Northwest Side, the FBI announced today.
Theodore Donahue, of the 1400 block of North Mayfield Avenue, was charged in...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 5:53 PM
The FBI is on the hunt for a woman in large glasses and a winter hat and coat who tried to rob a bank this afternoon in the Montclare neighborhood and then held up a another one in Little Village two hours later.
The attempted robbery happened about 2:...
| Oct 21, 2012
| 2:46 PM
At least nine people were injured this afternoon in an accident on the Northwest Side in the city's Montclare neighborhood.
Chicago Fire Department paramedics responded to the accident shortly after 3:30 p.m. near the intersection of Belmont and Oak Park...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 5:56 AM
West Nile cases in the United States are 40 percent up from last week. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports there are 1,590 confirmed cases nationally.
There have been 66 deaths so far this year.
More than 70 percent of the cases were...