Man Gets 34 Years In Fatal Avondale Home InvasionA South Side man was sentenced to 34 years in prison Tuesday after he admitted his role in a deadly Avondale home invasion that left a teenage boy dead and his mother seriously injured.
Brother: Man Shot To Death In Avondale ‘Was A Great Father’A man walking to a bus stop with his girlfriend Thursday morning was gunned down in the Avondale neighborhood on the Northwest Side.
Man, 64, Fatally Hit By Car While Crossing Avondale StreetShortly before midnight, a 31-year-old man was driving east on Melrose Street when he hit the pedestrian in the crosswalk while making a left turn from a stop sign to the 3200 block of North Pulaski, police said.
Man Held 4 Months On Theft Charge Dies In Custody“Unfortunately, Mr. Hanley’s death is another shameful reminder of how disgracefully unjust our bond system is,” said Cara Smith, chief policy officer for the Cook County sheriff’s office.
Man Killed In Avondale CrashAbout 8:25 p.m., the man was driving west in the 2400 block of West Diversey when his vehicle struck several parked cars before coming to a stop, according to Chicago Police.
Man Robs Bank Inside Avondale Jewel-OscoThe robber brandished a handgun during the 12:46 p.m. hold-up at 3570 N. Elston Ave., according to the FBI.
Chicago Property Owner Hit With Fifth Bogus Eviction NoticeA woman who once lived at Phillip Keefe's Avondale residence has no claim to the property. That hasn't stopped her from filing court papers.
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.