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Robbers Knocking Women Down, Robbing Them On NW Side

Women are being targeted in a series of violent robberies in the Northwest Side Avondale and Logan Square neighborhoods, according to a community alert issued by Chicago Police.

11/17/2014

Authorities investigate after a delivery driver was shot on the Northwest Side early Monday. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Pizza Delivery Driver Dies A Day After Shooting

Shot in the head during a robbery attempt early Monday, a pizza delivery driver has died.

11/12/2014

A 10-year-old child was killed after an apartment fire near Kimball and Ardmore. (Credit: CBS)

Boy Killed In Northwest Side Fire Identified, Parents In Critical Condition

The boy who died in a fire in the Hollywood Park neighborhood over the weekend has been identified as a 10-year-old boy who lived with his family in the four-story apartment building.

11/10/2014

Authorities investigate after a delivery driver was shot on the Northwest Side early Monday. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Pizza Delivery Driver Seriously Wounded In Robbery, Shooting

Police were searching for the gunman who shot a pizza delivery driver in the head during a robbery attempt on the Northwest Side early Monday.

11/10/2014

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Man Charged With Drunk Driving After Crash That Killed Pedestrian

Maciej Machniewicz, 45, was driving south on Austin Avenue before “abruptly” turning east onto Belmont Avenue, according to police. He then hit another southbound vehicle and forced it to crash into a third vehicle. The vehicle Machniewicz was driving then hit a traffic box, a light pole, a fence and a pedestrian before coming to a rest.

11/06/2014

The scene near a traffic crash that killed a nearby pedestrian on the Northwest Side. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Police: Pedestrian Killed In Northwest Side Crash

Lida Xhelo, 62, was standing in the 5900 block of West Belmont Avenue about 6:40 p.m. when two vehicles crashed near her, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. She was also struck and taken to Our Lady of the Resurrection Medical Center, where she later died.

11/05/2014

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Bicyclist Killed In Portage Park

A 28-year-old bicyclist has died from the injuries she suffered when being struck by a truck in the northwest side Portage Park neighborhood.

07/03/2014

Jose Quilambaqui (left) and Carlos Quizhpi (right) have been accused of keeping Quilabaqui's 15-year-old son handcuffed to a table saw for as long as a week. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Police: Boy Held, Beaten For A Week By Father And Godfather

Police said the boy was held in the basement of an Albany Park barber shop for a week; handcuffed to a table saw, and regularly beaten with a belt.

06/27/2014

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Police: Man With Gun Tried To Kidnap Two Kids In Hermosa

The children — ages 6 and 7 — were in the 2000 block of North Tripp Avenue about 8:30 p.m. when a man driving a white SUV approached and tried to talk to them, according to the community alert from Area North detective.

06/16/2014

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Woman Sues City After Chicago Police Officer Shoots, Kills Puppy

A woman is suing the city of Chicago and several police officers nearly a year after her 5-year-old daughter watched an off-duty officer shoot and kill their pit bull puppy near their home in the Norwood Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side.

05/19/2014

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Man Seriously Wounded In Belmont Central Shooting

The 26-year-old man was in a garage with a friend about 12:30 a.m. in the 2600 block of North McVicker Avenue when someone walked up, fired shots at them and ran away.

04/29/2014

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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

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