Drake Avenue

Young Father Slain Near Irving Park Home While Walking To WorkManuel Arizaga, 34, lived on the 3600 block of North Saint Louis Avenue with his wife and 1-year-old daughter. He was walking to work around 4:30 a.m. Friday, when he was gunned down in an alley at Waveland and Drake avenues.
Male In Custody After Barricade Situation In Albany ParkAuthorities responded to the barricade situation in the 4400 block of North Drake about 3:20 a.m., police said. It was not yet clear why police were originally called to the scene.
Man Shot During Robbery In Logan SquareThe man, 31, was walking with two other males in the 2400 block of North Drake Avenue when someone approached them and demanded their phones, police News Affairs Officer Ronald Gaines said.
Teen Critically Wounded In North Lawndale ShootingThe 14-year-old boy was standing on the sidewalk in the 1400 block of South Drake Avenue around 10:30 p.m., when a man walked up and shot him.
Police Warn Of Ruse Burglaries Targeting Elderly Residents On NW SideIn the reported incidents, one man typically approaches an elderly victim’s home and tries to use a ruse—such as construction work or damage to their garage—to distract the victim while another person enters the home to steal property, according to a community alert.
Man Charged With Killing Woman In LawndaleA man arrested in west suburban Bellwood a few hours after fatally shooting a woman in a domestic dispute in the Lawndale neighborhood Monday night has been charged with her murder, according to police.
Three Killed In Separate West Side ShootingsThree people -- including a 15-year-old boy -- were fatally shot Monday afternoon on the West Side, police said.
Man Stabbed To Death In Fight With RoommateThe man, 28, was stabbed in the chest about 7:15 p.m. in the 4800 block of North Drake Avenue.
4 Dead, 20 Wounded In Shootings Since Friday Night Four men have been killed and at least 20 people were wounded in gun violence on the city’s streets from Friday night to early Sunday.
3 Killed, 8 Wounded In Weekend Violence; Man Also Shot Dead By PoliceThree men have been killed, and at least eight more have been wounded, by gunfire in Chicago since Friday night.
Suspect Sought In Series Of Attempted Sex Assaults In Humboldt Park-Logan Square AreaWomen in the Humboldt Park and Logan Square neighborhoods are on alert after a pair of attempted sexual assaults.
Dog Abandoned And Attacked On West Side Now In Foster HomeIsis, the shepherd terrier mix who was abandoned in the cold by her owners and then attacked by children with baseball bats, is now in a foster home.