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Police; 2 Dead, 4 Wounded In Wednesday Shootings

A man died after he was shot multiple times in the chest and crashed his vehicle Wednesday morning in the South Side Burnside neighborhood, police said.

09/11/2014

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Man Fatally Shot In Portage Park

The 31-year-old man was driving in the 5200 block of West Waveland about 1 a.m. when a blue SUV pulled up alongside and someone inside fired shots, police said.

09/10/2014

Our Lady of Victory School drew inspiration from the Blues Brothers and Revolutionary War hero John Paul Jones in its effort to raise $400,000 in two weeks -- and $400,000 a year going forward -- to stay open. (Credit: Mike Krauser)

North Side Catholic School Starts New School Year After Facing Possible Closure

Students were back in the classrooms Tuesday at Our Lady of Victory School in Portage Park, after facing closure by the Catholic Archdiocese earlier this year, unless it came up with hundreds of thousands of dollars.

08/19/2014

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Feds Raid Portage Park Home, Find More Than 15 Child Porn Videos

A Portage Park man is facing charges after police say they discovered more than 15 pornographic videos of children at his home.

07/07/2014

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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

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Clerk, Customers Tied Up During Gas Station Robbery In Portage Park

Imagine walking into a gas station and right into the middle of a robbery. It happened in Portage Park and surveillance cameras were rolling.

06/17/2014

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Boy, 3, Falls Out Of Window In Portage Park

The 3-year-old fell through a screened window on the second story of a building in the 4700 block of West Addison Street about 3:45 p.m.

04/10/2014

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Woman Fatally Struck By Car In Portage Park

A woman was fatally struck by a car Tuesday afternoon in the Portage Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side.

04/09/2014

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Van Crashes Through Dunkin’ Donuts

Surveillance video shows the vehicle crash through the front of the store, 3842 N. Cicero, just moments after a patron leaves. The crash occurred about 4 p.m. Monday.

04/07/2014

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Robber Arrested After Holding Up Bank At Portage Park Jewel Store

A suspect was arrested Monday morning after robbing a TCF Bank branch inside a Jewel grocery store in Portage Park.

03/31/2014

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Jefferson Park Speed Cameras To Start Issuing Tickets

The cameras were placed at 5471 W. Higgins Ave. last month, and have been issuing warnings since then.

03/28/2014

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Teen Extradited From Georgia To Face Murder Charges

Tramian Barnes, of Joliet, was charged with one count of first-degree murder for allegedly shooting and killing Alex Anderson as the two were driving in the Portage Park neighborhood on Jan. 20.

02/12/2014

Chicago firefighters work to douse an extra-alarm fire at Irving Park Road and Central Avenue on Sunday night. (Credit: CBS)

2 Injured, 9 Displaced By Extra-Alarm Fire In Portage Park

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.

01/27/2014

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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

Our Lady of Victory School drew inspiration from the Blues Brothers and Revolutionary War hero John Paul Jones in its effort to raise $400,000 in two weeks -- and $400,000 a year going forward -- to stay open. (Credit: Mike Krauser)

Catholic School’s ‘Mission From God': Raise $400K In Two Weeks To Stay Open

A Catholic elementary school in Portage Park is “on a mission from God,” hoping to make a miracle happen so it can avoid being shut down by the Archdiocese.

01/10/2014

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No Bond For Man Charged In Thanksgiving Stabbing Death

Alberto Gaytan, 42, of the 3000 block of West Ainslie Street, was arrested on first degree murder charges Wednesday night.

12/12/2013

Brandon Haarman is charged with stabbing his father to death. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged With Stabbing Father To Death

A man was charged with stabbing his father to death following an argument Tuesday evening in their apartment in the Northwest Side Portage Park neighborhood.

08/29/2013

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Man Stabbed To Death During Family Dispute In Portage Park

Officers were called to the 3900 block of Long Avenue, where they found Jim Haarman stabbed to death about 6:20 p.m.

08/28/2013

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2 Dead, 9 Wounded In Shootings Since Friday Night

The most recent fatal shooting happened early Saturday in the South Chicago neighborhood.

08/10/2013

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Man Pleads Guilty To Fatally Stabbing His Mother Outside Her Bar

A Portage Park man pleaded guilty Tuesday to the fatal stabbing of his mother outside her Northwest Side bar in 2011, and remains a suspect in his father’s murder, though he was never charged.

08/06/2013

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