Belmont Avenue

Man Dies Of Injuries From June Crash In AvondaleAlexis Toledo-DeJesus, 22, was involved in a crash on June 10 in the 2700 block of West Belmont Avenue, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
Man Stabbed In LakeviewAbout 11 p.m., the 24-year-old was walking in the 1000 block of West Belmont Avenue when someone approached and stabbed him in the torso and shoulder, police said.
Man Injured In Rollover Crash On KennedyThe man, described only as an adult, was driving northbound on the Kennedy (I-90/94) near Belmont about 11 p.m. when his vehicle struck a light pole, then rolled over, Illinois State Police said.
Off-Duty Sheriff's Officer Exchanges Shots With RobbersAn off-duty Cook County Jail investigator was robbed at gunpoint Wednesday night, then exchanged gunfire with the robbers in the Roscoe Village neighborhood on the North Side.
Man Charged With Drunk Driving After Crash That Killed PedestrianMaciej Machniewicz, 45, was driving south on Austin Avenue before “abruptly” turning east onto Belmont Avenue, according to police. He then hit another southbound vehicle and forced it to crash into a third vehicle. The vehicle Machniewicz was driving then hit a traffic box, a light pole, a fence and a pedestrian before coming to a rest.
Police: Pedestrian Killed In Northwest Side CrashLida Xhelo, 62, was standing in the 5900 block of West Belmont Avenue about 6:40 p.m. when two vehicles crashed near her, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. She was also struck and taken to Our Lady of the Resurrection Medical Center, where she later died.
Two Hospitalized As Precaution After River Grove FireThe fire broke out on the fourth floor of the five-story building at 8245 Belmont Av.
Storm-Damaged Steeple Removed From Avondale ChurchThe 12-foot-tall stone cross at the steeple's pinnacle was the first portion to come down from atop the 121-year-old Concordia Evangelical Lutheran Church.
VIDEO: Car Thief Slams Into Four Cars While Fleeing Earlier CrashA man who allegedly stole an SUV last week apparently was so desperate to get away after crashing into a taxi, that he slammed into four other vehicles, and left a trail of wreckage on a Lakeview street, before he was arrested a short time later.
Off-Duty Cop Causes Wrong-Way Crash On Lake Shore Drive, 2 DeadA North Chicago police officer was driving the wrong way early Friday on Lake Shore Drive, causing a three-vehicle collision that left two Chicago men dead.
County Prosecutor Accused Of Biting Man’s Leg Outside Lingerie ShopAn off-duty Cook County prosecutor has been placed on administrative duty after allegedly biting a man on the leg during a scuffle outside a lingerie shop in the Lakeview neighborhood over the weekend.
Crash Sends Taxi Into Guardrail On Lake Shore DriveA crash sent a taxi flying into the guardrail alongside North Lake Shore Drive overnight.