Belmont-Cragin

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Man Shot And Killed In Belmont-Cragin

The 26-year-old man was standing in an alley with friends in the 2100 block of North Merrimac Avenue about 12:15 a.m. when someone walked up, yelled gang slogans and opened fire, police said.

11/10/2014

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4 Killed, 11 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

The most recent fatal shooting happened about 12:15 a.m. Monday in the Northwest Side Belmont Cragin neighborhood. A 26-year-old man was standing in an alley with friends in the 2100 block of North Merrimac when someone walked up, yelled gang slogans and shot him in the face, police said.

11/10/2014

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Police: Man Killed In Belmont Cragin Shooting

A man was shot and killed Sunday afternoon in the Belmont Cragin neighborhood on the Northwest Side.

11/09/2014

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3 Dead, 19 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

An 18-year-old woman was fatally shot early Sunday while she was in a Belmont Cragin apartment on the Northwest Side. Alexandra Burgos was sitting in an apartment in the 5300 block of West Oakdale about 12:35 a.m. when gunshots came from outside and struck her in the head.

10/20/2014

An 18-year-old woman was shot in the head and gravely wounded early Sunday in the Belmont Cragin neighborhood on the Northwest Side. | NVP News video

Woman Killed By Stray Bullet In Belmont Cragin Shooting

young woman is dead after she was hit by stray bullet while sitting in an apartment.

10/19/2014

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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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