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A woman reported being sexually assaulted in a parking garage in Ravenswood on Wednesday. (Credit:  Network Video Productions)

Police Say Report Of Ravenswood Rape ‘Unfounded’

Officers responded to a call of a sexual assault about 10:10 p.m. Wednesday in the 4500 block of North Damen Avenue, police said.

06/20/2014

A woman reported being sexually assaulted in a parking garage in Ravenswood on Wednesday. (Credit:  Network Video Productions)

Woman Raped At Ravenswood Parking Garage

The woman told police she was attacked around 10 p.m., on the top floor of a garage at the corner of Damen and Sunnyside avenues.

06/19/2014

Florin Cimpean, pastor of Philadelphia Romanian Church. (Credit: Steve Miller)

Ravenswood Church Considering Move After Disputes With Neighbors

In the heart of Ravenswood, some neighbors of a church are feeling less than charitable about the congregation – and the pastor says he’s been getting hate mail.

05/06/2014

The sign for Chicago's Bronzeville neighborhood. (CBS)

Bronzeville, Ravenswood Neighborhoods, Several Others, Missing From New Chicago Map

More than a dozen distinct residential areas no longer exist and have been absorbed by other neighborhoods, according to a new map posted on the city of Chicago’s website. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine asks: What’s going on?

12/20/2013

Silhouette Of Firefighter. File Photo. (Nate Azark/WBBM)

2 Firefighters Among 3 Hurt In Ravenswood Fire

Crews were called to the fire in a three-story brick building in the 4400 block of North Wolcott Avenue shortly before 11 p.m.

09/16/2013

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Man Killed In Hit-And-Run Crash In Lincoln Square

The body of a man that was found in the street in the North Side Ravenswood neighborhood early Saturday was being investigated as the victim of a hit-and-run crash, police said.

08/03/2013

Protesters gather outside Mayor Rahm Emanuel's house on July 4, 2013, speaking out against school closings and city budget cuts. (Credit: CBS)

Protesters Take Grievances To Mayor’s House

A group of about 100 protesters was using this Independence Day holiday to vent their frustrations about the direction of the city, outside Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s house in Ravenswood.

WBBM Newsradio–07/04/2013

Stuart Grannen (Photo courtesy: Architectural Artifacts)

Largest Architectural Antiques Store In The World Marks 25 Years

For 50 years, Stuart Grannen has traveled the world, looking for unique antiques. “It’s a treasure hunt every single day,” he said.

WBBM Newsradio–03/18/2013

Jill Ferenc, a nanny, holding Lilia.  Ferenc says she's seen snakes slithering through the patio. (Credit: Steve Miller/WBBM Newsradio)

Snakes Slithering About Ravenswood Townhouse Complex

Snakes in the city of Chicago? Yes, they are here.

11/21/2012

The former Ravenswood Hospital is being dismantled and will be replaced by a private school. (CBS)

Ravenswood Hospital Coming Down To Make Way For School

Total cost of the project is $30 million, and construction starts on the new building in about a year and a half, CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey reports.

CBS 2–10/01/2012

Rockwell Street Fire

Residents Rescued From Burning Building In Ravenswood

Quick action from firefighters helped save residents overnight at an apartment building in the Ravenswood neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–08/14/2012

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Autopsy: 19th Person Killed By Heat This Month

A Tuesday autopsy determined that an elderly woman died in part from the heat — the 19th heat-related death in Cook County in a week.

07/10/2012

Ambulance

Boy, 16, Dies After Fall At Empty Ravenswood Hospital Building

A 16-year-old boy who snuck into the old Ravenswood Hospital building on the North Side and fell two stories through a hole in the floor died Monday.

CBS Chicago–07/02/2012

File Photo (Mario Tama/ Getty Images)

Metra Train Fatally Strikes Pedestrian On North Side

A Metra train struck and killed a pedestrian at the Ravenswood station Tuesday afternoon on the North Side.

05/29/2012

Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich's home in the Ravenswood Manor neighborhood. (Credit: realtor.com)

Blagojevich Home Listed For Sale For $1.07M

For the first time since revealing that they are trying to sell their home, former Gov. Rod Blagojevich and his wife, Patti, have publicly listed their Ravenswood home for sale at $1.07 million.

CBS Chicago–10/03/2011

This is an artist's rendering of an attempted kidnapper who approached two girls in the Ravenswood neighborhood. (Chicago Police)

Police Search For Attempted Kidnapper In Ravenswood

Police are searching for a man who tried to lure two girls to his vehicle in the Northwest Side Ravenswood neighborhood on Aug. 16.

09/01/2011

File Photo (Mario Tama/ Getty Images)

‘Major’ Metra Bridge Project To Begin Within Two Weeks

A “major” project to replace 22 bridges along the Union Pacific North Line and rebuild the Ravenswood project will begin in the next two weeks, according to Metra.

08/24/2011

A new paint job on the Emanuel family home in Ravenswood gives it a look closer to many of the other houses on the block -- a beige to pale green color. (Credit: Steve Miller, WBBM)

Emanuel’s Ravenswood Home Gets New Paint Job

By the time Mayor Rahm Emanuel moves back into his Ravenswood home, it will blend-in more with the other houses on the block.

CBS Chicago–08/10/2011

Ravenswood And Wilson

Ravenswood Chamber Of Commerce May Close

The Ravenswood Chamber of Commerce in the eponymous North Side neighborhood will likely close early next year due to mounting debt, according to a published report.

CBS Chicago–12/24/2010

Rebar

Man’s Leg Punctured By Protruding Rebar

A man was walking under the train tracks when a piece of sharp rebar punctured his leg, severely wounding him.

CBS 2–10/27/2010