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  • Woman, 67, killed in Jefferson Park auto accident

    Woman, 67, killed in Jefferson Park auto accident
    A Portage Park woman who celebrated her 67th birthday on Sunday was killed when she was struck by an SUV while crossing a Jefferson Park neighborhood street. Killed was Emma Lovett, of the 4800 block of West Belle Plaine Avenue, according to the Cook...
  • 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...
  • 3 homicides in 3 days

    Portage Park and South Lawndale each have recorded two homicides so far this year, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. In Portage Park, a 21-year-old man was shot to death Friday in the 3900 block of North Central Avenue, police said....
  • Police warn of sexual assault in Portage Park

    Police warn of sexual assault in Portage Park
    Police say a man tried to sexually assault a 24-year-old woman about 11:35 a.m. Thursday in the Portage Park neighborhood. The woman was walking in the 5100 block of West Grace Street when the man, described as a 5-foot-6 130-pound Hispanic man with...
  • Police: Gunman grabs money from customer at NW Side bank

    Police: Gunman grabs money from customer at NW Side bank
    Authorities are looking for the armed man who grabbed nearly $700 from a woman who’d just cashed a check at a bank this week in the Portage Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side.   It happened Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. in the Chase Bank branch, 4854 W....
  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • 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...