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Robber Arrested After Holding Up Bank At Portage Park Jewel Store

A suspect was arrested Monday morning after robbing a TCF Bank branch inside a Jewel grocery store in Portage Park.

03/31/2014

Firefighters battle an extra-alarm blaze at an auto repair shop in Irving Park. (Credit: CBS)

Auto Repair Shop Gutted By Extra-Alarm Fire

The fire started around 3 a.m. at a business in the 2700 block of West Irving Park Road, and extra crews were quickly called in, as intense flames were shooting through the roof shortly after the first crews arrived.

03/10/2014

Chicago firefighters work to douse an extra-alarm fire at Irving Park Road and Central Avenue on Sunday night. (Credit: CBS)

2 Injured, 9 Displaced By Extra-Alarm Fire In Portage Park

The 2-11 fire was first reported about 8 p.m. in a two-story building at the corner or Irving Park Road and Central Avenue.

01/27/2014

The scene outside Sam’s Tobacco and Food, 235 W. Irving Park Rd. in Bensenville, after a man was shot there Sunday night. (Photo from NVP Video)

Bensenville Convenience Store Clerk Slain During Robbery

The employee was fatally shot outside Sam’s Tobacco and Food Mart, 235 W. Irving Park Road on Sunday evening.

01/20/2014

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Woman Dies Two Weeks After Crash Near Schaumburg

Anette Alston, 49, was hurt in the Oct. 24 traffic crash on the Elgin-O’Hare Expressway near Irving Park Road.

11/06/2013

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2 Dead, 9 Wounded In Shootings Since Friday Night

The most recent fatal shooting happened early Saturday in the South Chicago neighborhood.

08/10/2013

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Elderly Bicyclist Struck And Killed By Car On Northwest Side

Leonard Ratajczyk, 83, was hit while riding his bike in the 7800 block of West Irving Park Road in the Dunning neighborhood.

05/15/2013

Conceptual rendering of a CTA "Bus Rapid Transit" station at Ashland and Chicago avenues. (Credit: CTA)

Ashland To Get CTA’s First ‘Bus Rapid Transit’ Route

A 16-mile stretch of Ashland Avenue will be the city’s first target for bus rapid transit, with a plan for high-speed buses from 95th Street to Irving Park Road announced Friday at a cost of about $10 million per mile.

04/19/2013

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Two Teens Wounded In North Side Drive-By Shooting

The two males, ages 17 and 18, were traveling in a Dodge Neon in 2400 block of West Irving Park Road when a dark-colored SUV pulled alongside and at least one gunman inside opened fire.

03/18/2013

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2 Hurt When Van, Postal Truck Crash In Schiller Park

Two people were hospitalized Friday morning in an accident involving a postal truck and a van in Schiller Park.

CBS Chicago–08/17/2012

Larchmont Avenue Fire

Fire Rips Through 3 Homes Near Lincoln And Irving Park

Firefighters remained on the scene early Tuesday, after flames roared through three homes in the North Center neighborhood, near the busy junction of Lincoln and Damen avenues and Irving Park Road.

CBS Chicago–06/26/2012

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2 Weeks, 3 Smash-And-Grab Retail Thefts

For the third time in just the past few weeks, police are trying to find some brazen thieves who get into stores by smashing their way in.

CBS Chicago–06/19/2012

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Cold Exposure Cited In Two Separate Deaths Friday

The deaths Friday of two men — one in the South Side Kenwood neighborhood and another in northwest suburban Streamwood — were due in part from exposure to the cold.

02/26/2012

Irving Park Road Fire

Fire Sweeps Through Building On Irving Park Road

Four people were displaced Tuesday morning in a fire that broke out on Irving Park Road in the St. Ben’s neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–02/07/2012

Medinah Crash

Injuries Reported In Medinah Crash

Injuries were reported early Monday in a two-car rear-end crash in far west suburban Medinah.

CBS Chicago–12/19/2011

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Police: Driver Was High When He Hit Pedestrian, Flower Shop

A Northwest Indiana man was high on drugs when he hit and injured an 83-year-old pedestrian while driving through the Albany Park neighborhood earlier this week.

CBS Chicago–12/13/2011

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Driver Hits Person At Bus Stop, Slams Into Flower Shop In Albany Park

A driver Monday morning slammed into several parked cars and a person waiting at a bus stop, and finally smashed into a flower shop at the edge of the Albany Park neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–12/12/2011

Thieves stole four decorative kick plates from the doors of The Pattington, a North Side condo building, on the day after Thanksgiving. (Credit: CBS)

North Side Thieves Targeting Kick Plates On Doors

We’ve heard of thieves targeting manhole covers, cooper pipes and wiring, even aluminum benches to sell to scrap yards for quick cash. But now there’s a new hot item catching their eyes: decorative kick plates on the bottom of doors.

CBS 2–12/05/2011

Drivers who regularly use the intersection of Bittersweet Place and Marine Drive have complained that private security guards at Lycée Français de Chicago – the French International School of Chicago – often stop traffic to allow cars to leave the school driveway, even though the guards have no legal authority to direct traffic. (Credit: CBS)

Drivers Say Security Guards Snarling Traffic At North Side Intersection

They have badges and uniforms, but no authority to direct traffic. Still, that’s not stopping private security guards from doing just that on a busy public street.

CBS 2–10/11/2011

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Dunning Collision Leaves Four Hurt

Four people were seriously hurt during a traffic wreck Sunday morning in the Dunning neighborhood on the Northwest Side.

07/10/2011

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