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  • Girl, 4, among 8 shot overnight

    Girl, 4, among 8 shot overnight
    A 4-year-old girl was shot and seriously hurt on the Northwest Side in one of three shootings across the city that left eight people injured overnight, authorities said. The first shooting happened shortly about 10:25 p.m., as the girl, Shyla Rivera,...
  • 4-year-old girl the latest in a string of children shot recently in Chicago

    4-year-old girl the latest in a string of children shot recently in Chicago
    As bullets started pelting the car that they were riding in Sunday night, Javier Rosario says he and his best friend both quickly covered his 4-year-old sister in the back seat to try to shield her from the gunfire. But Shyla Rivera was still hit in the...
  • 2 dead, 8 wounded in overnight shootings

    2 dead, 8 wounded in overnight shootings
    Two men were killed and another eight people wounded in shootings all over the city Friday night and Saturday morning. One of the dead men, 21, was shot just east of the intersection of 79th Streets and Yates Boulevard in the South Chicago neighborhood....
  • Man revived after Northwest Side fire

    Man revived after Northwest Side fire
    A man had to be revived by Chicago Fire Department paramedics following a fire at his Portage Park home this morning, a department spokesman said. Fire crews were called to the bungalow in the 5900 block of West Grace Street about midnight, and...
  • Man critical after stabbing in Portage Park

    Man critical after stabbing in Portage Park
    A man in his 20s was stabbed repeatedly about 12:30 a.m. Sunday on the Northwest Side, police said. Police said they found him in shock and bleeding profusely and weren’t able to find out from him what happened. He was in critical condition when...
  • Disappointed parents turned away from closed Portage Theater

    Disappointed parents turned away from closed Portage Theater
    Jim Christopulous and his son Luke, 5, were geared up Saturday for the Universal Monster Classics film festival at the Portage Theater, a vintage movie house that has been regaling Chicago cinema buffs since it opened in 1920. With Luke dressed in a T-...
  • Shootings leave 1 dead, 3 hurt

    Shootings leave 1 dead, 3 hurt
    Three shootings in the city since Friday night have left a 21-year-old man dead and three people hurt, Chicago police said. The fatal shooting happened about 8:30 p.m., Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer Ron Gaines said. Officers found the...
  • Northwest Side areas see 1st homicide of year

    Albany Park and Portage Park last week both recorded their first homicide of the year, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. In Albany Park, a 35-year-old woman died from wounds sustained from a fire Jan. 16 in the 4800 block of North...
  • They'll light you up

    They'll light you up
    It's a problem every self-styled Clark Griswold is going to face at some point when stringing up lights during the holiday season. "You have a light set of 100 and half of the set's out," said 22-year-old Glenview resident Brian Gusak. "A lot of people...
  • 5 hurt, including 2 children, in crash in Portage Park

    5 hurt, including 2 children, in crash in Portage Park
    Five people were injured, including two children, in a collision involving five vehicles in the Portage Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side this morning. The accident happened shortly before 8 a.m. in the 5100 block of West Addison Street. Police...
  • 2013 outdoor dining and drinking preview

    2013 outdoor dining and drinking preview
    "Do you remember when it was 80 degrees in March last year?" Yup, that might be the most common complaint muttered by coat-clad Chicagoans this spring. Sure, summer didn't come early this year as it did last, but that hasn't stopped dozens of...