Cragin

High school junior Brenda Correa, with the help of Belmont-Cragin United, started the GoFundMe campaign to make up what Gonzalo Garcia lost when he was attacked.
The Chicago Department of Transportation plans to add more than 12 miles of bike lanes in Belmont Cragin. More lanes are coming to nearby Hermosa, as well.
The Communities United canvassers are part of the Chicago Flats Initiative, organizations working to save the city’s dwindling supply of two- to four-flat buildings.
In June, the median list price of homes in Belmont Cragin was $360,000, up 19% from June 2020, according to Realtor.com. But high demand led to overbidding, driving the median sale price even higher — to $375,000
Oscar Carballo-Garcia, 27, allegedly shot and wounded a 35-year-old man in the 4800 block of West Nelson Street Sunday, authorities said.
About 4:05 a.m., a 28-year-old man was driving west in a black Honda Accord with a passenger thought to be about 20-years-old, when he struck the side of a business in the 5200 block of West Belmont Avenue.
In what became a viral cellphone video, Earl Casteel was seen shot in the legs by Thaddeus ‘T.J.’ Jimenez in a bizarre case recounted in the 2019 Sun-Times/WBEZ podcast.
The man was taken into custody in the 5400 block of West Fullerton Avenue after a stand-off with a police SWAT team.
The 37-year-old was shot in the back of her head by someone in an SUV that was following the car she was in, police say.
City Hall says the decision to start ticketing motorists caught driving 6 mph to 10 mph over the posted speed limit was triggered by a 45% surge in traffic fatalities, but Ald. Anthony Beale doesn’t buy it. It’s about generating more revenue for the city, he said.
One of the teens allegedly pointed a gun at the vicim as he sat his car.
John McPherson went missing Dec. 11 from the 2500 block of North Lockwood Avenue.
It’s unclear how the prisoner had a gun because he should have been searched before being placed inside a police vehicle. Sources say the 25-year-old man was paroled just three months ago on a gun conviction.
He was shot Wednesday afternoon in the 5500 block of West School Street, police say.
Omarion Franklin and a boy stole the victim’s gray Infiniti sedan at gunpoint in the parking garage of Westfield Old Orchard mall in Skokie, police said.
Two male suspects stole a gray Infiniti sedan from a parking lot at Westfield Old Orchard mall and crashed it in Chicago, police said.
Police cancelled the alert about 9:20 p.m. Monday, saying Munoz had been located.
Four burglaries happened within the same two blocks, police said.
The two incidents happened in Cragin and Logan Square, police said.
The crash happened at Nelson Street and Laramie Avenue in Cragin.
Kaylanee Brito was last seen Feb. 14 in the 4900 block of West Henderson Street.
Enrique Hernandez Carreno, 19, is accused of running a stop sign and hitting the squad car with a Ford Explorer in the 3300 block of North Laramie Avenue.
A marked squad car was northbound in the 3300 block of North Laramie Avenue when it was hit by a 2004 Ford Explorer that ran a stop sign, according to Chicago police.