Best Ways To Celebrate National Star Wars Day In ChicagoStar Wars Day is May 4. Use the Force and check out the following activities in Chicago in honor of the occasion.
Car Drives Into Dollar Tree In Portage ParkThe driver of a car that crashed into a Dollar Tree store Saturday morning in the Portage Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side was cited.
Best Places To Buy Clothes For Dogs In ChicagoHelp your dog put his best foot forward on your next walk by picking up a new outfit or two at these unique stores in Chicago.
Man Robs Portage Park Bank A man who robbed a Northwest Side bank Saturday morning is also suspected of trying to rob a West Side bank about two hours earlier, the FBI said.
Two Charged In Portage Park Crash And GrabBond has been set for two men charged with crashing a stolen van into a storefront Saturday morning and burglarizing the store in the Northwest Side Portage Park neighborhood.
Firefighters Battle Extra-Alarm Blaze In Portage ParkThe two-alarm fire broke out in the three-story building at 3234 N. Central Ave. at 7:09 a.m., according to Fire Media Affairs. The building contains four businesses on the first floor and 12 apartments on the upper floors.
Seven Injured In Monday Shootings Across ChicagoMost recently, a 16-year-old girl was injured in a Brighton Park neighborhood shooting on the Southwest Side. She was walking on the sidewalk in the 3700 block of South Albany Avenue about 10:45 p.m. when a gunman got out of a dark-colored car and fired shots at her, according to Chicago Police.
NW Side Costume Store Gearing Up For Last-Minute Halloween Shoppers
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Man Critically Injured In Portage Park House FireThe fire was reported about 1:35 a.m. at a single-family home in the 5100 block of West Grace Street, police News Affairs Officer Ronald Gaines said. A 71-year-old man who was trapped in the building was taken to Community First Medical Center in critical condition.
Rifle Stolen From Police Squad Car In Portage ParkAround 5:15 a.m., police responded to a call at Community First Medical Center, 5645 W. Addison St. While the officers were inside the hospital, someone broke into their squad car, and stole a department-issued rifle.
Man Charged With Portage Park StabbingNoe Pereda, 30, got into an argument with the 29-year-old man about 10:30 p.m. in the 3600 block of North Menard Avenue, according to Chicago Police. Pereda then pulled out a knife and stabbed him repeatedly in the torso, back and arm, police said.