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Tramian Barnes (Credit: Chicago Police)

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

File Photo Of A Handgun (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

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

Alberto Gaytan (Credit: Chicago Police)

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

Cezar Henry Waskowski (Credit:  Cook County Sheriff's office photo)

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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Cyclist Dies After Sideswiping Moving Vehicle In Portage Park

Rafael Ramirez, 33, hit the vehicle while riding bike near Addison Street and Central Avenue on Monday.

07/24/2013

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Teen Hurt In Police-Involved Shooting In Portage Park

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.

06/14/2013

File Photo Of A Handgun (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

7 Injured In Gun Violence Since Thursday Night

At least seven people were injured in shootings across the city Thursday night and early Friday. A Chicago Police officer also shot a teen who ran from officers during a street stop early Friday in the Northwest Side Portage Park neighborhood.

06/14/2013

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5 Hurt In Crash In Portage Park

Five people, at least one of them a child, were injured in a traffic crash on the Portage Park neighborhood Tuesday morning.

05/07/2013

Dennis Tisdale still shows the effects of a brutal beating. (CBS)

Beating Victim Pleads For Help Finding Suspect

Dennis Tisdale was beaten so severely with a bat he went into a coma. Now, for the first time, that victim is speaking out about what happened and the search for suspect, who is still out there. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.

04/26/2013

Police investigate a crash at Foster and Nagle avenues, after a road rage incident a few miles away on March 22, 2013. A man was shot in the back in the Mayfair neighborhood, and both the victim and the shooter crashed into each other a few miles away at Foster and Nagle. (Credit: CBS)

Road Rage Shooting Leads To Crash In Jefferson Park

Two people were hospitalized Friday morning, after a road rage shooting in the Portage Park neighborhood led to a two-vehicle crash a couple miles away in the Jefferson Park neighborhood.

03/22/2013

A police sketch of a man who beat a pedestrian with a baseball bat in the Portage Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side earlier this month. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Police Release Sketch Of Bat-Wielding Man Who Attacked Couple

Chicago Police have released a sketch of a man who used a baseball bat to brutally beat a father of four in Jefferson Park.

03/20/2013

Authorities released this sketch of a man suspected of trying to sexually assault a woman Feb. 7, in the Northwest Side Portage Park neighborhood.  (Credit: Chicago Police)

Sketch Released In Attempted Sexual Assault In Portage Park

Authorities are releasing a sketch of a man who tried to sexually assault a woman Thursday morning in the Northwest Side Portage Park neighborhood.

02/09/2013

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1 Dead, 4 Wounded In Weekend Violence

One person is dead and three others wounded from gun violence in the city between Friday evening and Saturday morning.

02/02/2013

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Man Fatally Shot On NW Side

A man was fatally shot Friday night on the Northwest Side Portage Park neighborhood block where he lived.

02/02/2013

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Girl Scouts Urge Mayor To Bring Blue Cart Recycling To Their Neighborhoods

About 70 Girl Scouts from the Portage Park and Jefferson Park neighborhoods turned a photo session with Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Thursday into an opportunity to make their case for more neighborhood recycling.

WBBM Newsradio–01/17/2013

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