Irving Park Road
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.
An 84-year-old man with Alzheimer’s who was reported missing returned home Wednesday afternoon.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A suspect was arrested Monday morning after robbing a TCF Bank branch inside a Jewel grocery store in Portage Park.
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.
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.
The employee was fatally shot outside Sam’s Tobacco and Food Mart, 235 W. Irving Park Road on Sunday evening.
Anette Alston, 49, was hurt in the Oct. 24 traffic crash on the Elgin-O’Hare Expressway near Irving Park Road.
The most recent fatal shooting happened early Saturday in the South Chicago neighborhood.
Leonard Ratajczyk, 83, was hit while riding his bike in the 7800 block of West Irving Park Road in the Dunning neighborhood.
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.
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.
Two people were hospitalized Friday morning in an accident involving a postal truck and a van in Schiller 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.
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.
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.