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Man Wounded In Belmont Cragin ShootingAbout 6:20 p.m., the man was sitting in the rear passenger seat of a vehicle that was stopped at a stop sign in the 2200 block of North Austin Avenue, police said. Someone in group of males standing on the corner nearby fired shots.
Suspect Charged With Murder Of 13-Year-Old BoyAnthony Diaz, 13, was killed in front of his 16- and 17-year-old sisters Sunday night, after the sisters went out to fight someone over an argument that started on Facebook. Prosecutors said 18-year-old Roberto Madrigal walked up and shot Anthony. Madrigal has been charged with one count of first-degree murder.
Boy, 13, Shot And Killed In Belmont-CraginA 13-year-old boy was shot and killed in front of his sisters in the Belmont-Cragin neighborhood late Sunday, and his family said the shooting might have been the result of a post on Facebook.
UPDATED: Driver Charged With DUI In Fatal Jefferson Park WreckA 35-year-old man has been cited with DUI in a crash that killed two people and injured four – including the offending driver – in the Jefferson Park neighborhood.
2 Killed, 4 Hurt In Jefferson Park CrashA fun trip to the Wisconsin Dells turned into tragedy for a family and friends on Tuesday, leaving a mother and son dead and several others injured.
Betty-Loren Maltese's Old House To Go Up For AuctionA piece of the storied history of corruption in west suburban Cicero can now be yours.
Fire At Polish Restaurant May Have Been To Cover Up BurglaryIt turns out there were probably two crimes committed Tuesday at a Polish restaurant on the city’s Northwest Side.
Car Slams Into Building On Northwest SideTwo motorists were critically injured early this morning, when three vehicles collided and one of them plowed into a building on the Northwest Side.