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Police: Man, 90, Found Dead At Bottom Of Garbage Chute

The medical examiner has identified the victim as 90-year-old Rocco Sette.

04/14/2014

The air traffic control tower is seen behind the departures level of Terminal 2 at O'Hare International Airport. (Photo credit: Mira Oberman/AFP/Getty Images)

Homeowners Upset Over O’Hare Noise Win Property Tax Appeals

Residents of three choice Northwest Side neighborhoods have won property tax appeals — of up to nearly 12 percent — after arguing that the value of their homes has taken a nose dive due to new flight patterns at O’Hare International Airport.

04/14/2014

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Woman Sexually Assaulted On Northwest Side

About 9:30 p.m., the 18-year-old was walking past the north alley in the 4600 block of West Montana Street when a male grabbed her from behind and covered her mouth with his hand, then sexually assaulted her and fled east through the alley.

04/11/2014

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Police Warn Of Ruse Burglaries Targeting Elderly Residents On NW Side

In the reported incidents, one man typically approaches an elderly victim’s home and tries to use a ruse—such as construction work or damage to their garage—to distract the victim while another person enters the home to steal property, according to a community alert.

04/04/2014

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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

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Elderly Man Struck, Killed By Car On Northwest Side

Nicholas Marx Jr., 85, was hit at 5:50 a.m. in the 4400 block of North Narragansett Avenue after he walked into the street in front of northbound traffic.

03/28/2014

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Two Arrested After Shooting, Crash In Logan Square

About 1:55 a.m., police saw suspects in one vehicle open fire toward another vehicle near Kimball and Fullerton avenues. The vehicle drove away at a “high speed” and hit several parked cars nearby.

03/25/2014

Police investigate after a 17-year-old boy was struck and killed by a Metra train in the Norwood Park neighborhood. (Credit: CBS)

Teen Struck, Killed By Metra Train On Northwest Side

A 17-year-old boy who attended Taft High School was struck and killed by a Metra train on Friday, just blocks away from school.

03/07/2014

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Pair Of Cold Deaths Brings County’s Total To 23

At least 23 people have died of cold-related causes in Cook County this season, the most since 2008-09, with the latest being a Humboldt Park man and an Austin woman.

03/04/2014

Surveillance photo of a male suspected of robbing women at the Western Blue Line station. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Suspect Arrested In Blue Line Robberies

Police have arrested a suspect in a pair of early morning robberies at a Blue Line station in the Logan Square neighborhood on the Northwest Side.

02/26/2014

The scene in the 4300 block of West Fullerton after an off-duty police officer shot a male during a disturbance outside a restaurant Saturday night. / photo from NVP

Two Charged After Police-Involved Shooting In Hermosa

Authorities have charged two people who were involved in a disturbance with an off-duty Chicago Police officer Saturday night outside a restaurant in the Hermosa neighborhood on the Northwest Side.

02/24/2014

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Plan To Add Lanes To Kennedy Expressway Motoring Ahead

Adding two extra lanes to the westernmost stretch of the Kennedy Expressway doesn’t bother Demetrios Agalianos. But a wall just feet from his Northwest Side home — meant to lessen noise from the busy expressway — isn’t sounding as sweet

02/14/2014

A 58-year-old man was shot by police and critically injured about 10:35 a.m. Monday in the 5200 block of North Milwaukee Avenue in the Jefferson Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side. (Credit: NVP News video)

Off-Duty Officer Shoots Would-Be Robber At Walgreens

About 10:30 a.m., the man entered the Walgreens in the 5200 block of North Milwaukee Avenue and announced a robbery.

02/03/2014

Two men were killed in a rollover crash Monday night in the 6000 block of North Milwaukee Avenue, police said. (Photo credit: NVP News Video)

Two Dead In Norwood Park Crash

A GMC Envoy SUV was northbound on the 6000 block of North Milwaukee Avenue about 10:45 p.m. when it lost control and hit two fences before flipping onto its side, hitting a light pole and coming to a stop.

01/28/2014

David Cross (left), 36, and Jeffery Cross (right), 35, are charged with tying up and stabbing two people during a robbery Monday morning on the Northwest Side.

Two Men Charged With NW Side Stabbing, Robbery

David Cross, 36, and Jeffery Cross, 35, are charged with two counts each of attempted murder, armed robbery with a dangerous weapon, aggravated battery, and aggravated unlawful restraint, all felonies.

01/21/2014

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Man Charged In Belmont-Cragin Stabbing

Jose Garcia, 40, faces one count of first-degree attempted murder and failure to appear in court.

01/21/2014

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Man Shot And Killed In Portage Park

The 20-year-old man was a passenger in a vehicle about 10:30 p.m., when the male driver, and acquaintance of his, fired shots inside the vehicle in the 4300 block of North Milwaukee Avenue.

01/21/2014

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Two In Custody For Stabbing/Slashing Attack In Portage Park

Two people were in custody on Monday, after a young woman and a young man were stabbed or slashed in the Portage Park neighborhood, and fled to a local McDonald’s.

01/20/2014

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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

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Police: Father Slams Baby’s Head On Floor, Bites Officers

A 21-year-old father has been charged with slamming his baby girl’s head on the floor, attacking his girlfriend, and biting police officers who arrived to the domestic dispute Sunday on the Northwest Side.

01/14/2014

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