West Ridge

Police: Woman Killed In West Ridge StabbingA person is in custody after a woman was stabbed to death Tuesday afternoon in the West Ridge neighborhood on the North Side, police said.
Man Charged With Robbing, Stabbing Cab DriverMelvin M. Atto, 21, faces felony counts of armed robbery and aggravated battery for the attack that happened about 2:30 a.m. in the 6700 block of North California Avenue, Chicago Police said.
Cab Driver Stabbed During Robbery Attempt In West RidgeThe 32-year-old cab driver picked up a passenger in his Yellow Cab at Western and Devon avenues around 2:30 a.m., police said. After the man got in the cab, he announced a robbery, and displayed a knife.
Firefighter Injured During West Ridge BlazeIcy conditions made firefighters’ jobs difficult. They kept trying different hydrants until they found a couple that worked.
Man Dies In West Ridge FireThe man — described only as an adult — died Monday of injuries he sustained in a fire early Sunday in the 1900 block of West Devon Avenue, according to Fire Media Affairs.
Synagogue, Garages Vandalized With Anti-Semitic GraffitiPolice responded to several buildings, garages that were spray painted with racial slurs, profanity Sunday in the West Ridge neighborhood on the North Side.
5 Dead, 18 Wounded In Weekend ShootingsThe most recent fatal shooting was a double homicide that left another man injured Sunday afternoon in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side, police said.
Man Stabbed, Two Others Hurt In West Ridge AttackA man was stabbed multiple times and two others were hurt in an attack early Saturday in the West Ridge neighborhood.
Mother Charged With Murder In Death Of 3-Year-Old SonTylesha G. Griffin faces one count of first-degree murder, a statement from Chicago Police said. A police source confirmed the boy was her son, Donnell Coakley.
Police: Man Tried To Sexually Assault Girl, 14The 14-year-old girl was walking in the 2500 block of West Morse Avenue about 8:45 p.m. when a man in a dark-colored four-door vehicle stopped and asked her if she wanted a ride.
3 Critically Hurt In NW Side Hit-And-RunThe three were crossing in the 2500 block of West Devon Avenue when a car traveling west hit them about 8:35 p.m.
1 Dead, 6 Wounded In Overnight Shootings In ChicagoThe fatal shooting happened in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood on the Southwest Side. Jose Rodriquez, 30, was shot in the head about 7 p.m. in the 6000 block of South Talman Avenue.