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Police: Pair Tried To Lure Children With Candy In Irving Park

Police are searching for two men who tried to lure a boy and a girl with candy Tuesday afternoon in the Irving Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side.

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Pickpockets are targeting elderly woman at a grocery store in the North Side Irving Park neighborhood; here is a surveillance image of two suspects. (Chicago Police)

Police: Pickpockets Target Elderly Women In North Side Neighborhood

The robberies both happened in the 3500 block of North Elston, the first about 2:30 p.m. on Dec. 6 and the second about 3:30 p.m. on Dec. 29, according to a community alert from Area North detectives.

01/01/2015

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1 Dead, 35 Wounded In Weekend Shootings Across Chicago

Ronnie Amos, 42, was found shot in the 3600 block of West Chicago Avenue at 8:54 a.m. on Saturday, authorities said. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 9:26 a.m.

06/30/2014

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7 Dead, 23 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

The most recent fatal shooting happened Sunday night in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood on the Southwest Side. Erik Kall, 27, was shot several times in the 6200 block of South Francisco Avenue shortly after 10 p.m.

06/02/2014

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The Best Damn Pothole Fix. Period

As the mayor’s office will tell you, city crews have been hard at work filling a bazillion potholes created by the brutal, historic winter.

04/24/2014

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Bicyclist Struck, Critically Injured By SUV

The driver of the Chevrolet Suburban was heading north on Milwaukee Avenue and turning left on Addison Street when they struck the bicyclist at 9:45 p.m., police News Affairs Officer Michael Sullivan said.

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

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Man Slashed In The Face In Irving Park

The 36-year-old man was slashed about 1:10 a.m. in the 4100 block of West Belle Plaine Avenue.

01/15/2014

Three Chicago police officers were injured when an SUV turned in front of their squad car, causing a crash Thursday night. (Credit: NVP News Video)

3 Officers Hurt In Northwest Side Crash

The officers’ unmarked squad car was traveling north in the 3800 block of North Pulaski Road about 11 p.m., when an SUV traveling south turned left in front of the police vehicle, causing the crash.

01/03/2014

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NW Side Residents Upset Over Tree-Cutting Plan

There’s an uproar in a Northwest Side neighborhood around Horner Park over plans to take out all the trees along the Chicago River from Irving Park to Montrose.

09/10/2013

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Man Struck, Killed On Northwest Side

A man was struck and killed by an Amtrak train Sunday night in the Irving Park neighborhood, police said.

08/05/2013

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Man Killed In Irving Park Shooting

A man was killed in a shooting early Saturday in the North Side Irving Park neighborhood.

04/20/2013

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Man Found Dead In Irving Park Garage Fire

A body was found in a garage fire on the Northwest Side Sunday night, police said.

04/01/2013

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3 Killed, 13 Hurt In Shootings Since Friday Afternoon

Three men were killed in shootings in Chicago since Friday afternoon, including a man shot while riding in a car on the Dan Ryan Expressway. Gun violence wounded at least 13 other people across the city.

01/05/2013

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Two Critically Injured In Drive-By Shooting On Northwest Side

Two men are in critical condition after they were shot during an apparent gang-related shooting in the Northwest Side Irving Park neighborhood early Saturday.

01/05/2013

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One Man Dead, Two Others Wounded In Northwest Side Shooting

One man is dead and two others wounded after a gunman approached a car the men were sitting in and opened fire in the Northwest Side Irving Park neighborhood Sunday night, police said.

12/31/2012

More than 100 marijuana plants like these were seized in a raid on a hydroponic marijuana growing operation in the Irving Park neighborhood on Oct. 17, 2012. (Credit: Chicago Police)

100 Marijuana Plants Seized In Raid On Indoor Grow Operation

Police have busted a sophisticated indoor pot-growing operation at a home in the Irving Park neighborhood.

10/17/2012

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Elderly Man With Alzheimer’s Missing From Irving Park

An elderly man suffering from Alzheimer’s disease went missing Sunday from his Irving Park neighborhood home on the North Side.

09/09/2012

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5 Killed, 23 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

CHICAGO (STMW) – At least five people were killed and 23 others wounded in separate shootings throughout the city that took place from late Friday through early Monday. Three of the shootings — one of […]

04/09/2012

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4 Killed, 19 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

At least four people were killed and 19 others wounded in separate shootings throughout the city that took place from late Friday to Saturday night.

04/08/2012

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