| Jun 1, 2011
| 7:17 PM
A 20-year-old bicyclist was seriously injured this afternoon when she was struck by a city-owned vehicle in the city's Northwest Side, police said.
The woman was injured around 2:45 p.m. at the intersection of Lincoln and Cullom avenues in the North...
| Feb 18, 2011
| 9:57 PM
Chicago's central core grew increasingly vibrant during the past decade, as young professionals filled new condominiums in the Loop and surrounding neighborhoods, taking advantage of trendy restaurants and nightspots.
But vast swaths of the city didn't...
| Feb 22, 2011
| 3:33 PM
Barring a late surge of voters, election officials are estimating voter turnout in today’s mayoral election could be as low as 40 percent, well off the 50 percent predicted.
Polls are set to close at 7 p.m. Langdon Neal, chairman of the Chicago...
| Jun 22, 2011
When Russ Hencinski looks out of his classroom window at Lane Tech High School, the science and astronomy teacher sees a strip mall with a Jewel-Osco grocery store and other smaller shops.
But in his mind's eye, Hencinski can conjure up an image of the...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 1:34 AM
Chicago firefighters extinguished an extra-alarm fire in an apartment building that spread to two others in the North Center neighborhood, authorities said.
No injuries were reported in the 3-11 alarm blaze reported in three framed home near the...
| Dec 10, 2011
| 8:59 AM
Chicago police are investigating a pair of home invasions today, including one in which the robbers posed as delivery men and handcuffed their victims, officials said.
The latest incident happened about 9:45 a.m. on the 6100 block of West Henderson...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 1:26 PM
Smoke from an overheating motor forced authorities to move about 60 children from a childcare center attached to a church this afternoon on the North Side.
Police said a fire alarm activated at 1:23 p.m. when a boiler overheated in the Concordia Place...
| Feb 11, 2007
Here's the plan: Sell the house, buy a less expensive place and put the profit in the bank to generate a little extra monthly income.
The idea appeals to a lot of older people who still want to own property but who need to tap into the home equity they'...
| Aug 10, 2009
| 9:41 AM
(WGN-AM)-Two people were mugged early this morning in the North Side's North Center neighborhood, one of them critically, Chicago police said.
It's unclear if these muggings are related to others within the past two weeks in the Lincoln Park and Lakeview...
| Mar 17, 2009
Check out the Irish dancers at Paddy O' Splaines tonight! Neighborhood: North Center 2434 W Montrose Ave (between Artesian Ave & Campbell Ave)Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 866-1825
Sheila Tully Academy of Irish Dance 1750 Glenview Road, Glenview (847) 998-0066...
| Mar 26, 2010
If you've never heard of Chicago's North Center community, you're not alone. Many who come to dine or imbibe here would be surprised to learn there even is a name for the area bordered by the Chicago River to the west, Addison south, Montrose north and...