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Authorities investigate a fatal crash early Saturday in the 5000 block of West Irving Park Road. | Network Video Productions

Police Searching For Hit-And-Run Driver In Fatal Portage Park Crash

A man was killed in a hit-and-run crash early Saturday in the Portage Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side, police said.


Authorities investigate at the Washington Park intersection where a man was shot to death in a car late Tuesday, police said. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

1 Killed, 5 Wounded In Tuesday Shootings

The fatal shooting was in the Washington Park neighborhood. About 9:40 p.m., a 26-year-old man was found shot in the head in the 5900 block of South State Street, police said. He was dead at the scene.


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Body Found In Portage Park Garage Fire

Firefighters found a body after putting out a garage fire in the Portage Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side Thursday night, officials said.


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Boy, 15, Dies In Accidental Shooting

A 15-year-old boy died in an accidental shooting Friday morning in the Portage Park neighborhood.


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Person Shot, Critically Wounded In Portage Park Shooting

A Portage Park shooting early Saturday left a person critically wounded on the Northwest Side.


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16-Year-Old Girl Reported Missing From Portage Park

Police are searching for a 16-year-old girl, reported missing last week from her home in the Northwest Side Portage Park neighborhood.


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Two Chicago Police Squad Cars Struck During Traffic Pursuit

Three people were arrested late Wednesday after the vehicle they were in struck two police squad cars during a chase in the Portage Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side.


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Man Charged With Shooting Death Of Teen Boy In Portage Park

Antwan Elliot, 21, was charged with single counts of first-degree murder, aggravated unlawful use of a weapon and possession of a firearm without a valid FOID card, police announced Monday night.


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5 Killed, 24 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

In the first fatal shooting of the St. Patrick’s Day weekend, a 16-year-old boy was fatally shot in the Portage Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side on Sunday afternoon.


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Man Hospitalized After Portage Park Fire

About 1:18 a.m., firefighters responded to the fire in the 5200 block of West Eddy Street, police said. The man suffered burns and was taken to Our Lady of the Resurrection Medical Center.


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Police: Man Tried To Lure Girl Into Vehicle In Portage Park

About 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 30, a girl was near the intersection of Henderson and Cicero when she was approached by a man driving a black-colored car, according to an alert issued by Chicago Police. The man tried to talk to the girl — with the intention of luring her into the car — but she ignored the man and fled to safety.


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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.


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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.


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.


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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.



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.


Surveillance video of a robbery at a Portage Park gas station. (Surveillance image)

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.


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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.



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.


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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.