Cyclist Killed In Crash In Avondale Is City's First Divvy FatalityA young woman was killed while riding a Divvy bike on Friday when she was hit by a truck in the Avondale neighborhood, the first fatal crash involving the city's bike-sharing program.
Home Owner Has To Deal With Another Bogus Eviction AttemptWhen we last spoke with Phillip Keefe, he'd received three eviction summonses from a woman who doesn't live in or own his three-flat. Now, he's gotten a fourth.
Avondale Two-Flat Haunted By Ex-Owner, Who's Very Much AlivePhillip Keefe bought the home in the 3100 block of North Springfield a year ago. Since then, the previous owner has managed to file eviction papers against him -- three times.
Man Charged In Fatal Avondale Hit-And-Run CrashJason Missak was charged with reckless homicide and two counts of leaving the scene of an accident involving injury or death, all felonies, according to Chicago Police.
Person Of Interest Questioned In Woman's Hit-And-Run Traffic DeathAbout 7 a.m., a white Jaguar with Illinois license plates of “DO R DI” was westbound on Belmont Avenue when it ran a red light at the intersection of Kedzie Avenue. The driver fled.
Woman Killed, Man Seriously Injured In 4-Car Avondale CrashAbout 7 a.m., a white Jaguar was headed west on Belmont Avenue and ran a red light at the intersection with Kedzie Avenue. The Jaguar hit the passenger side of a black Chevrolet Cobalt headed north on Kedzie, causing the Cobalt to spin and hit two other cars headed south.
Man Charged With Breaking Into Car, Fighting Police OfficersOff-duty CPD officers saw 32-year-old Jovany Flores “inside a vehicle that did not belong to him” at 11:28 p.m. in the 2300 block of West Wolfram, according to a statement from Chicago Police. When the officers identified themselves, Flores “became upset and irritated” and began to fight them, police said.
4 Killed, 23 Wounded In Chicago Weekend ShootingsA 16-year-old boy was gunned down in the weekend’s latest fatal shooting, which happened about 7:50 p.m. Sunday in the Rosemoor neighborhood on the Far South Side.
Driver Charged In Fatal Avondale Hit-And-RunFelix Fajardo, of Portage Park, has been charged with a felony count of leaving the scene of a fatal accident. He was due to appear for a bond hearing Monday afternoon.
Man Killed In Avondale Hit-And-Run A man was critically injured early Sunday in a hit-and-run crash in the Avondale neighborhood on the Northwest Side.
Four Injured In Avondale CrashFour people were injured when a car crashed into a pole Sunday morning in the Avondale neighborhood on the Northwest Side.
7 Seriously Injured—Including 4 Children—In Avondale CrashSeven people, including four children, were injured in a crash Tuesday morning in the Avondale neighborhood on the Northwest Side.
Man Robs Avondale Bank A man robbed a TCF Bank branch Friday afternoon in the Avondale neighborhood on the Northwest Side.
Police Warn Of Armed Robberies In Avondale, Logan SquareAt least three businesses have been robbed at gunpoint in the two neighborhoods since Sunday, according to a community alert from police.
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