Irving Park Road

An evidence marker and a shell casing on the street at the scene of a shooting in the Irving Park neighborhood. (Credit: Sun-Times Media)

Man Wounded In Irving Park Shooting

About 5:30 p.m., the 31-year-old was in a vehicle in the 3500 block of West Irving Park Road when another male walked up and shot him in the chest, shoulder and left arm , police said.

13 hours ago

Road Work

Oak Park Avenue Construction Work Might Unearth Indigent Caskets In Dunning

Historians have raised questions about a road reconstruction project in the Dunning neighborhood, because they believe there’s a good chance crews will find hundreds of caskets from when the area was a cemetery.

05/01/2015

Francisco Acevedo (Credit: Chicago Police)

Missing Man With Alzheimer’s Returns Home

An 84-year-old man with Alzheimer’s who was reported missing returned home Wednesday afternoon.

03/25/2015

The trailer on this semi-truck buckled after hit hit the low bridge over Irving Park Road, east of York Road, in Bensenville on Monday. (Credit: Twitter/@KevinB1981)

Overpass On Irving Park Closed After Truckers Ignore Detour, Crash Into Bridge

A half-mile stretch of Irving Park Road near O’Hare International Airport has been closed to all traffic after truckers repeatedly ignored warnings about a low bridge, and crashed into a railroad overpass.

03/24/2015

State officials have closed a half-mile stretch of Irving Park Road, after trucks ignored low bridge warnings, and hit a railroad overpass near York Road. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya/WBBM)

Part Of Irving Park Road Closed After Trucks Hit Low Bridge Near O’Hare

The Illinois Department of Transportation had set up a detour for trucks on Irving Park Road at York Road in Bensenville, warning them of a low bridge at the new railroad flyover, which opened Sunday. Several truckers ignored the detour signs, and tried to get under the bridge anyway, but hit it instead.

03/24/2015

One person was injured and the left lane of the Elgin-O'Hare Expressway was closed early Thursday, after a crash near Irving Park Road. (Credit: Jeanette Hudson/CBS)

Two Injured In Elgin-O’Hare Crash; Driver Flees

A motorist fled on foot after two people, including a construction worker, were injured early Thursday when a car struck a private contractor’s vehicle along the Elgin-O’Hare Expressway.

08/14/2014

A pair of deer were spotted near Irving Park Road and Lake Shore Drive. (Credit: Mai Martinez)

Deer Spotted Near Lake Shore Drive On North Side

After the past several months of generally miserable weather, just about every living species in Chicago would agree that Friday morning was perfect for a stroll.

05/30/2014

A motorcyclist was critically injured in a crash on the inbound Kennedy Expressway Thursday night. (Photo by Network Video Productions)

Motorcyclist Critically Injured In Kennedy Expressway Crash

The motorcycle struck another vehicle in the rear, and its driver was thrown from the bike. The driver received critical injuries to his head and spinal cord, he said.

05/30/2014

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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

Car Crash Graphic, generic sized image

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

File Photo Of Chicago Police Car (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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

Bicycle (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images)

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

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

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

Ambulance

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

Sears Smash -And -Grab

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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