After Irving Park Fire, Calls Increase For Brand-New Library To Serve CommunityThe sweeping fire that destroyed a commercial block took out a busy Chicago Public Library branch.
UPDATE: Three Firefighters Injured In Extra-Alarm Blaze In Irving Park
Police Investigating Irving Park HomicideAbout 11 a.m., 51-year-old Lloyd A. White was found in the basement of building in the 3900 block of North Spaulding Avenue, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. He was dead at the scene, authorities said. An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday.
2 Killed, 12 Wounded In Monday ShootingsIn the most recent fatal shooting, a man was killed and a woman was wounded Monday night in the West Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side, police said.
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.
Man Killed In Irving Park ShootingManuel Arizaga was shot and killed while walking to work Friday morning, less than a block from the home he shared with his wife and baby girl in the Irving Park neighborhood, according to his family.
Man Wounded In Irving Park ShootingAbout 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.
Man Critically Wounded In Irving Park ShootingAbout 5:30 p.m., a 31-year-old man was shot in the chest, shoulder and left arm in the 3900 block of North Central Park Avenue, police said.
Police Warn Of Armed Robberies In Irving ParkBoth robberies occurred in the 4300 block of North Francisco Avenue, according to an alert from Area North detectives. The first was on May 27 at 2:50 a.m., while the second occurred on June 7 at 3:50 p.m.
12 Killed, 43 Wounded In Memorial Day Weekend ShootingsThe weekend’s most recent fatal shooting happened Monday night in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side, police said. About 7:50 p.m., a 17-year-old boy was shot in the back and the leg in the 4900 block of West Erie, police said. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he died.
Arson Investigated In NW Side Fire That Critically Injured 4-Year-Old Boy A fire in the Irving Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side left a 4-year-old boy hospitalized with second-degree burns to more than 75 percent of his body early Sunday.
Grocery Store Owner Says Alarm Went Off Prior To BlazeWindy City Produce, a grocery store in Irving Park, was gutted early Monday, after an extra-alarm blaze tore through the building, causing part of the roof to collapse.