West Ridge

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Man Charged With Robbing, Stabbing Cab Driver

Melvin 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.

03/09/2015

A cab driver was stabbed and robbed after picking up three men in West Ridge early Friday. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Cab Driver Stabbed During Robbery Attempt In West Ridge

The 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.

03/06/2015

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Firefighter Injured During West Ridge Blaze

Icy conditions made firefighters’ jobs difficult. They kept trying different hydrants until they found a couple that worked.

02/19/2015

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Man Dies In West Ridge Fire

The 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.

02/17/2015

Several garages were found with hate-filled messages early Sunday in the West Ridge neighborhood. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Synagogue, Garages Vandalized With Anti-Semitic Graffiti

Police responded to several buildings, garages that were spray painted with racial slurs, profanity Sunday in the West Ridge neighborhood on the North Side.

12/29/2014

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5 Dead, 18 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

The 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.

12/29/2014

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Man Stabbed, Two Others Hurt In West Ridge Attack

A man was stabbed multiple times and two others were hurt in an attack early Saturday in the West Ridge neighborhood.

12/27/2014

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Mother Charged With Murder In Death Of 3-Year-Old Son

Tylesha 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.

11/10/2014

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Police: Man Tried To Sexually Assault Girl, 14

The 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.

01/17/2014

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3 Critically Hurt In NW Side Hit-And-Run

The three were crossing in the 2500 block of West Devon Avenue when a car traveling west hit them about 8:35 p.m.

12/22/2013

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1 Dead, 6 Wounded In Overnight Shootings In Chicago

The 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.

11/05/2013

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Woman Injured In West Ridge Fire

A woman suffered smoke inhalation after a fire Sunday in the West Ridge neighborhood on the North Side.

10/27/2013

Chicago police say they're looking for the driver of this maroon SUV in the hit-and-run death of an elderly man. (Chicago Police)

Police Release Surveillance Photos In Deadly West Ridge Hit-And-Run

Norman Davis Esho, 83, was in a crosswalk in the 2800 block of West Devon Avenue at 6:22 p.m. Tuesday when the SUV hit him.

08/22/2013

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Woman Shot In West Ridge

A 21-year-old woman was shot in the neck early Sunday in the West Ridge neighborhood on the Far North Side.

03/03/2013

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Police Investigate Double Murder At Scene Of West Ridge Fire

Police are investigating a double murder in the far north side West Ridge neighborhood, and a fire apparently set to cover it.

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Woman, 84, Dies After Being Hit By Vehicle In West Ridge

A minivan struck and killed an 84-year-old woman as she crossed the street Monday evening near her home in the West Ridge neighborhood on the Far North Side.

08/21/2012

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Man Shot In Back In West Ridge Neighborhood

A man was shot multiple times in the back and critically wounded Saturday night in the West Ridge neighborhood on the Far North Side.

08/12/2012

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No One Injured In North Side Gas Leak

HazMat crews responded to reports of a gas leak in the West Ridge neighborhood Sunday, but no one was injured.

04/10/2011