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Police Warn Belmont-Cragin Residents Of Child Abduction Attempt

About 6:30 p.m., a man believed to be 50 to 60 years old walked up to three children in the 5700 block of West Belden and started talking to them, police said in a community alert. The man tried to lure them with money, but the children did not talk to him and ran off “to safety,” police said.

08/28/2014

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Teen, Two Men Shot In Belmont Cragin

A 15-year-old boy and two men were shot Friday night in the Belmont Cragin neighborhood on the Northwest Side.

07/12/2014

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Two Shot In Belmont-Cragin

About 2:15 a.m., two men — 34 and 39 — were in a vehicle in the 4700 block of West Diversey Avenue when they stopped at a traffic light, police said. Someone drove up in a vehicle, then exited the vehicle and fired shots at them.

07/03/2014

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1 Dead, 11 Wounded In Shootings Across City On Tuesday

A man was shot and killed during a carjacking Tuesday night in the Ashburn neighborhood on the South Side.

05/28/2014

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6 Dead, 22 Wounded Across Chicago In Weekend Shootings

In the most recent fatal shooting, a 33-year-old man was killed in the Austin neighborhood. About 3:18 p.m., Monte Tillman was shot in the torso in the 5200 block of West Lake Street, police said.

05/27/2014

A car crashed into a building in the 5100 block of West Grand Avenue early Tuesday. (Photo from NVP News Video)

Car Crashes Into Belmont-Cragin Building

Three people were displaced after a car crashed into a building in the Belmont Cragin neighborhood on the Northwest Side early Tuesday.

03/11/2014

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Man Charged In Belmont-Cragin Stabbing

Jose Garcia, 40, faces one count of first-degree attempted murder and failure to appear in court.

01/21/2014

A 15-year-old girl was struck in the head, then dragged into this back yard in Belmont-Cragin, where she was raped, and left for dead. She laid in the snow for nearly two hours before the homeowner discovered her. (Credit: CBS)

Teen Sex Assault Victim Improving, Talks With Police

A 15-year-old girl who was raped and severely beaten on Dec. 17 on the Northwest Side — leaving her unable to communicate with police — is improving and has since spoken with detectives.

12/31/2013

(Left to right) Matthew Andras, 25; Jose Barriga, 18; and Sergio Maymi, 22, allegedly forced their way into a 46-year-old man’s home, and shot him multiple times on Christmas Eve. (Credit: Chicago Police)

3 Charged After Man Shot In Home Invasion

Jose Barriga, 18; Sergio Maymi, 22; and 25-year-old Matthew Andras forced their way into a 46-year-old man’s home in the 2700 block of North Mango Avenue about 9:30 a.m. Tuesday.

12/26/2013

Matthew Andras, from left; Jose Barriga, and Sergio Maymi. (Chicago Police Dept.)

3 Charged After Man Shot In NW Side Home Invasion, Shooting

The men forced their way into a 46-year-old man’s home in the 2700 block of North Mango Avenue about 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, police said.

12/25/2013

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4 Dead, 17 Wounded In Shootings Since Friday

The most recent fatal shooting happened about midnight Monday in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood on the South Side.

12/23/2013

A police officer talks with a motorist Sunday about an attack in the Belmont-Cragin neighborhood. (CBS)

Police Canvass Neighborhood Where Girl Was Attacked

The crime outraged Mayor Emanuel and his police superintendent, Garry McCarthy, who vowed the department will solve the crime.

12/22/2013

A 15-year-old girl was struck in the head, then dragged into this back yard in Belmont-Cragin, where she was raped, and left for dead. She laid in the snow for nearly two hours before the homeowner discovered her. (Credit: CBS)

Residents Worried After Teen Beaten, Raped In Belmont-Cragin

A teenage girl remained in critical condition on Wednesday, and a quiet Chicago neighborhood was on edge, after the girl was beaten and sexually assaulted while on her way to a bus stop.

12/18/2013

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2 Killed, 5 Wounded In Overnight Shootings

Two men were killed and five other people — including a man in a wheelchair — were wounded in shootings across the city from Tuesday afternoon to early Wednesday.

11/13/2013

A man was shot and killed as he sat behind the wheel of a car stopped at a red light in the Belmont Cragin neighborhood. (Credit: NVP Video)

Man Slain In Belmont Cragin While Stopped At Red Light

The victim, who was in his 20s, was driving a black Honda Accord on Fullerton Avenue, with a family member in the passenger’s seat, when he stopped at a red light at Central Avenue around 4 a.m.

11/01/2013

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Man Stabbed, Beaten With Baseball Bat

The man was walking in the 2600 block of North Leclaire Avenue at 12:45 a.m. when several people exited a vehicle and attacked him.

10/25/2013

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Man Shot In The Mouth In Belmont-Cragin

The man was in the 2100 block of North Narragansett Avenue when he was shot about 2:45 a.m.

10/08/2013

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2 Killed, 4 Wounded In Overnight Violence

The victims included a man who was shot to death while riding bike in the Englewood neighborhood.

08/07/2013

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6 Wounded In Shootings Since Wednesday Afternoon

The shootings came as July drew to a close and police officials announced the number of shootings decreased when compared to the same months in 2012 and 2011.

08/01/2013

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1 Dead, 17 Wounded In Shootings Since Friday

The most recent shooting occurred early Monday in the Belmont Cragin neighborhood on the Northwest Side.

07/29/2013

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