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.
A Portage Park man is facing charges after police say they discovered more than 15 pornographic videos of children at his home.
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.
Imagine walking into a gas station and right into the middle of a robbery. It happened in Portage Park and surveillance cameras were rolling.
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.
A woman was fatally struck by a car Tuesday afternoon in the Portage Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side.
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.
A suspect was arrested Monday morning after robbing a TCF Bank branch inside a Jewel grocery store in Portage Park.
The cameras were placed at 5471 W. Higgins Ave. last month, and have been issuing warnings since then.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Alberto Gaytan, 42, of the 3000 block of West Ainslie Street, was arrested on first degree murder charges Wednesday night.
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.
Officers were called to the 3900 block of Long Avenue, where they found Jim Haarman stabbed to death about 6:20 p.m.
The most recent fatal shooting happened early Saturday in the South Chicago neighborhood.
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.
Rafael Ramirez, 33, hit the vehicle while riding bike near Addison Street and Central Avenue on Monday.
A Chicago Police officer shot a teen who ran from officers during a street stop early Friday in the Northwest Side Portage Park neighborhood, authorities said.