Deer Spotted Near Lake Shore Drive On North SideAfter the past several months of generally miserable weather, just about every living species in Chicago would agree that Friday morning was perfect for a stroll.
Motorcyclist Critically Injured In Kennedy Expressway CrashThe motorcycle struck another vehicle in the rear, and its driver was thrown from the bike. The driver received critical injuries to his head and spinal cord, he said.
Robber Arrested After Holding Up Bank At Portage Park Jewel StoreA suspect was arrested Monday morning after robbing a TCF Bank branch inside a Jewel grocery store in Portage Park.
Auto Repair Shop Gutted By Extra-Alarm FireThe fire started around 3 a.m. at a business in the 2700 block of West Irving Park Road, and extra crews were quickly called in, as intense flames were shooting through the roof shortly after the first crews arrived.
2 Injured, 9 Displaced By Extra-Alarm Fire In Portage ParkThe 2-11 fire was first reported about 8 p.m. in a two-story building at the corner or Irving Park Road and Central Avenue.
Bensenville Convenience Store Clerk Slain During RobberyThe employee was fatally shot outside Sam’s Tobacco and Food Mart, 235 W. Irving Park Road on Sunday evening.
Woman Dies Two Weeks After Crash Near SchaumburgAnette Alston, 49, was hurt in the Oct. 24 traffic crash on the Elgin-O’Hare Expressway near Irving Park Road.
2 Dead, 9 Wounded In Shootings Since Friday NightThe most recent fatal shooting happened early Saturday in the South Chicago neighborhood.
Elderly Bicyclist Struck And Killed By Car On Northwest SideLeonard Ratajczyk, 83, was hit while riding his bike in the 7800 block of West Irving Park Road in the Dunning neighborhood.
Ashland To Get CTA's First 'Bus Rapid Transit' RouteA 16-mile stretch of Ashland Avenue will be the city’s first target for bus rapid transit, with a plan for high-speed buses from 95th Street to Irving Park Road announced Friday at a cost of about $10 million per mile.
Two Teens Wounded In North Side Drive-By ShootingThe two males, ages 17 and 18, were traveling in a Dodge Neon in 2400 block of West Irving Park Road when a dark-colored SUV pulled alongside and at least one gunman inside opened fire.
2 Hurt When Van, Postal Truck Crash In Schiller ParkTwo people were hospitalized Friday morning in an accident involving a postal truck and a van in Schiller Park.
Fire Rips Through 3 Homes Near Lincoln And Irving ParkFirefighters remained on the scene early Tuesday, after flames roared through three homes in the North Center neighborhood, near the busy junction of Lincoln and Damen avenues and Irving Park Road.
2 Weeks, 3 Smash-And-Grab Retail TheftsFor the third time in just the past few weeks, police are trying to find some brazen thieves who get into stores by smashing their way in.
Cold Exposure Cited In Two Separate Deaths FridayThe deaths Friday of two men -- one in the South Side Kenwood neighborhood and another in northwest suburban Streamwood -- were due in part from exposure to the cold.