Diversey Avenue

Aldo Morua (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged With Running Down Man In Belmont-Cragin

A man was ordered held on a $500,000 bond on Wednesday after being charged with intentionally striking a man with his car and gravely injuring him on Sunday night in the Northwest Side Belmont Cragin neighborhood.


File Photo Of A Handgun (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

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.


Brian Lykins (L) and Emil Niemi (R) are accused of robbing a donut shop and twice robbing a convenience store on the Northwest Side. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Pair Arrested For Robberies Of Convenience Store, Donut Shop

Brian Lykins and Emil Niemi are charged with aggravated robbery for holding up two late-night businesses on the Northwest Side.


Chicago police chase an SUV allegedly tied to an armed robbery in the Belmont Cragin neighborhood on Aug. 28, 2012. The chase ended at O'Hare International Airport. (Credit: CBS)

Police Chase Across NW Side Ends At O’Hare

An armed robbery in the Belmont Craigin neighborhood prompted a police chase across the Northwest Side before a suspect was arrested near O’Hare Airport Tuesday afternoon.


Car Keys And Beer (CBS/AP Photo)

Drunk Driver Wearing Only Socks & Underwear Hits Cop Car

A 24-year-old man was charged with DUI and a number of other driving-related offenses after he fell out of his car, clad only in underwear and socks, after crashing into a police squad car on the Northwest Side Saturday morning.


File Photo Of Ambulance (AP Photo)

1 Hospitalized In Crash On Kennedy

One person was hospitalized early Tuesday after a crash on the Kennedy Expressway.


(CBS Local)

Carjacking Suspect Arrested After Crashing Into Building

A man suspected of carjacking an SUV has been arrested and taken to a hospital after crashing the vehicle into a Logan Square building while fleeing from police.

CBS Chicago–09/27/2011

Cermak Produce

Belmont-Cragin Grocery Store Closed After Flies Are Found Everywhere

City inspectors shut down a grocery store in the Belmont-Cragin neighborhood this week, after finding insects buzzing around everywhere.

CBS Chicago–08/24/2011

Chicago Police Officer Christopher Elliott recounts how he saved a choking infant. (CBS)

Baby Alive After Quick Actions By Police Officer

A baby boy is alive this morning, thanks to the quick actions of a Chicago Police officer.

CBS Chicago–08/04/2011

Car Crash Graphic, generic sized image

Nine Hurt When Bus, 3 Cars Collide

Nine people including a child were hurt during a collision involved three cars and a CTA bus Sunday morning on the Northwest Side, according to the fire department.


Photo Of A Doe. (National Park Service Photo)

Injured Deer Found Near Diversey, Western And Elston

A deer – hurt and bleeding – was cornered in a yard near the busy intersection of Diversey, Western and Elston avenues Tuesday afternoon.

CBS Chicago–06/22/2011

2 Killed, 4 Hurt In Diversey Avenue Crash

2 Dead, 4 Critically Hurt In Northwest Side Crash

A motorist blew a red light and collided with another car carrying a man and a woman who were killed. Four others critically injured in the Northwest Side crash Sunday morning.



3 Charged In Fake Car Accident Scam

The federal government has filed fraud complaints against three men for an alleged fake car accident scam.

CBS Chicago–03/02/2011


3 Hurt In Kennedy Crash

Three people were hurt this morning in a crash on the outbound Kennedy Expressway, involving a truck and a charter bus.

CBS Chicago–01/31/2011

Diversey Avenue Crash

Car With Stolen Goods Crashes On NW Side

A police chase on the city’s Northwest Side ended when two suspects crashed a car full of stolen items overnight.

CBS Chicago–01/10/2011

Scooby The Great Dane

Great Dane Corners Sex Assault Suspect

A man and his Great Dane are being hailed as heroes Friday, after coming to the rescue of a teenage girl.


Citgo Fatal Shooting

Man Shot Dead At Northwest Side Gas Station

Police are investigating a deadly shooting overnight in the Northwest Side’s Belmont-Cragin neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–12/31/2010