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Boy, 15, found safe after going missing from Northwest Side

Casey Raz was last seen Wednesday morning in the 6000 block of North Ottawa Avenue.

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Edison Park mainstays’ 7-decade love story ends with coronavirus deaths 36 hours apart

Irvin Kaage Jr. and his wife Muriel were behind the Kaage’s Corner newsstand on Northwest Highway in Edison Park. And what a love story they lived.

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Emilia Pontarelli, Tony’s Italian Deli matriarch, dead of coronavirus at 93

She’d make people buying her homemade lasagna, sauce, giardiniera at the Edison Park grocery feel like they’d been adopted by an Italian nonna: ‘Mama’s cooking for you tonight.’

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Garages burglarized in Norwood Park, Edison Park: police

A male and female driving a light-colored minivan were seen trying to open garage doors Feb. 17 in the 6300 block of North Normandy Avenue.

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Man touched himself inappropriately at Pace bus terminal in Edison Park: police

A customer saw the man touching himself while leaning against a dark-colored van, police said.

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Woman hit by car while crossing street in Edison Park

The 75-year-old was in a crosswalk when she was hit by an eastbound Mercury sedan in the 6700 block of North Northwest Highway, police said.

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Man found shot to death in Edison Park home

Luis Arana, 40, was found just before 7 p.m. with gunshot wounds to his leg and torso, police said.

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Metra UP-NW service restored with delays after pedestrian hit, killed on NW Side

The person was hit by outbound train No. 618 about 7:30 a.m. near the Edison Park station, 6730 N. Olmsted Ave., Metra officials said.

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ENDORSEMENT: Tim Heneghan for 41st Ward alderman

We strongly urge a vote for Heneghan, a newcomer. We think the people of the 41st Ward are more enlightened than their current alderman.

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Woman found dead inside ex-CPD cop’s home

On March 14, 2017, the ex-officer was taken to a hospital after a 12-hour standoff with police in front of that same home, police said.

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String of vehicle thefts reported on Northwest Side

In each incident, the thief or thieves stole a vehicle that was parked legally on the street, according to an alert from Chicago police.

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Edison Park neighborhood guide

Visit the Chicago neighborhood named after inventor Thomas Edison with its quirky "O" named streets and a "Restaurant Row" with plenty of good places to eat.

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More retirees want to return to work: survey

For retirees thinking about returning to work, there are plenty of suitable jobs, but they must consider their health, skills and goals first.

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Robert Rialmo not guilty in criminal battery case

The CPD officer had been charged with two counts of misdemeanor battery stemming from two punches that he threw at a restaurant on the Northwest Side.

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Crack down on dangerous motorists who ignore stop signs

There have been numerous occasions where myself and my father and mother have been almost hit by cars.

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Music marketer Mike Egan, dead at 64, ‘guy who would turn you on to early Cure’

Mike Egan, a longtime Chicago music marketer, is dead of a heart attack at 64. "He had good ears," says Joe Shanahan, founder of Metro and smartbar.

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Police: String of garage burglaries reported in Edison Park, Norwood Park

In each incident, the burglar or burglars broke into a garage by forcibly opening a side door or entering through an unlocked door, police said.

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Feds: Bank robber ran into Chicago River with tracking device

A Berwyn man is charged with robbing a Northwest Side bank Thursday before crashing an SUV and running into the Chicago River with a tracking device.

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Suspect in custody following Edison Park bank robbery

One person is in custody in connection to a non-takeover bank robbery Thursday evening in the Edison Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side.

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Police: 2 men tried to lure teenage girls in Edison Park

Police are looking for two men suspected of trying to lure two teenage girls Saturday afternoon in the Edison Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side.

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Fire destroys WIP Theater in Edison Park: ‘The damage was devastating’

The WIP Theater, host to a variety of shows daily, was destroyed by a fire that tore through the Edison Park building Sunday on the Northwest Side.

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Pair of cellphone robberies reported on Northwest Side

Police are warning residents about a pair of cellphone robberies that happened Wednesday night on the Northwest Side.

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Off-duty cop barricades self as CPD boosts mental health support

The standoff happened less than 24 hours after Chicago Police leadership announced plans to bolster support for the mental health status of officers.

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Brown: A church comes down, but its work goes on

Edison Park Community Church stood for 87 years before being razed to make way for four homes, but its work goes on, the Sun-Times' Mark Brown writes.

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Man, 77, darts into street, is killed by vehicle in Edison Park

A 77-year-old man died after being struck by a vehicle Friday afternoon in Edison Park on the Northwest Side.