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'The Blob' Taking Over North Side Man's Front Yard

CHICAGO (CBS) — We expect springtime to bring new growth, but something bizarre has sprouted in a North Center neighborhood family’s yard.

Years ago, there was a mulberry tree in Larry Bartoli’s front yard in the 2100 block of West Montrose Avenue. 196 more words


Two Shot In Albany Park

CHICAGO (STMW) — Two men were shot in the Albany Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side Monday night.

The two — ages 20 and 29 — were shot about 7:50 p.m. 70 more words


Girl, 4, among 8 shot overnight


By Adam Sege and Jeremy Gorner Tribune reporters9:16 a.m. CDT, August 12, 2013

A 4-year-old girl was shot and seriously hurt on the Northwest Side in one of three shootings across the city that left eight people injured overnight, authorities said. 424 more words

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The Blackhawks Are All Over the Overpasses!

Somebody’s been putting stencil art of a Blackhawks player holding the Stanley Cup on some of the city overpasses,  Streets and Sanitation isn’t happy about the graffiti on the Western Avenue, Montrose and Lincoln Avenue bridges.   36 more words


Man Sexually Assaults Woman On Northwest Side

CHICAGO (CBS) — Police have issued a community alert in the Mayfair neighborhood, after a woman was sexually assaulted Monday night.

WBBM Newsradio’s Bernie Tafoya reports the 24-year-old woman was walking on a landscaped path that leads from the 4500 block of West Agatite Avenue to the 4500 block of West Montrose Avenue, near the Blue Line, when a man grabbed her from behind around 10 p.m. 111 more words


Very Tiny Voyage: Mayfair, Chicago

Every month or so, I head up to my grandfather’s house in the northern suburbs of Chicago on the Metra, the suburban commuter train. I catch the train at Mayfair, which is the next neighborhood west of mine, the station a little less than two miles from my house. 295 more words


Police: Man Electrocuted While Climbing Pole To Tag Roof

CHICAGO (STMW) — A man believed to have been tagging a roof was electrocuted while climbing an electrical pole early Thursday on the North Side, police said. 75 more words