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Money matters in politics, but in the race for Chicago mayor, another valued commodity is the ability to claim a connection to working-class neighborhoods of bungalows and grit -- true or otherwise. And so Miguel del Valle, the current Chicago city...
A man was critically injured and his wife suffered serious burns this afternoon from a fire thatá broke out in the basement of an Albany Park building where they lived, fire officials said. The fire occurred at about 1 p.m. on the 3100 block of West...
Tribune reporterThe death of a Chicago seventh-grader who suffered an allergic food reaction during a classroom party last year has led to a bill now awaiting the governor’s signature that would allow school nurses to administer life-saving epinephrine injections...
At first glance, the products look innocent enough that any child would probably want to play with them: a miniature blue submarine, a cellphone lookalike complete with antenna, a plastic gun with blue and red flashing lights. But they all share a...
The Theater Loop"Feast" by the Albany Park Theatre Project is back on stage in Chicago through Nov. 13. This is the same "Feast" put on by the youth company that bowled over audiences at the Goodman Theatre back in July. Click here......
If you're used to browsing Michigan Avenue or suburban mall stores, Albany Park's Lawrence Avenue might seem a bit like stepping into another world. Along a 12-block stretch, you can shop a Korean pharmacy, Mexican bakery, Middle Eastern dress shop and...
Tribune staff reporterYou have to love the sidewalks. They are neatly laid out in right angles, a conventional concrete grid that would fit in perfectly in the most cookie cutter of suburban subdivisions.Except that there is no subdivision. The sidewalks stretch out into...
Tribune reporterIn a city long known for ethnic ghettos and virtual walls between segregated neighborhoods, Sue Choe is something of a trailblazer. The Korean-American is hustling to learn Spanish. "Bienvenido a mi tienda," Choe proudly welcomes visitors into her...
(WGN-AM)- A half dozen people were shot and wounded in overnight Chicago street violence in addition to the previously reported fatal shooting in Albany Park, police said this morning. These were the incidents: ĽAn 18-year-old man was shot in the...
Tribune religion reporterMaria Alvarez and Jeanette Hernandez believe that no matter where they worship, where they work or how they got to America, the Roman Catholic Church calls on them to bear each other's burdens. To do her part, Hernandez, a parishioner at Our Lady of...
Tags: Family, Politics, Justice and Rights, Migration, Bucktown
(WGN-AM) - Chicago police sought the public's help in tracking down a woman suspected in at least three robberies of Walgreens stores this month. The suspect is described as a white female, 30-40 years old, 5-foot-4 to 5-foot-6, 170-200 pounds, with...
Tags: Crimes, Theft, Chicago Tribune, WGN, Crime, Law and Justice
Tribune Staff WritersAs a priest with several hundred parishioners, Rev. Grouu Tzonkov is a man of religion and faith. As a businessman, he steers a million-dollar-a-year trucking company he built from scratch 3 1/2 years ago. On a shelf in his office is the Holy Bible, on...
Tags: Politics, Bible, Migration, Employment, Crime, Law and Justice
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