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Angry QAnon backers want hospital to treat supporter’s COVID-19 with unapproved drug

QAnon supporters have in recent days targeted Amita Resurrection Medical Center with a protest and a flood of phone calls demanding that doctors give a hospitalized ally ivermectin.

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1 dead after Metra UP-NW train strikes vehicle in Norwood Park

The incident happened near Northwest Highway and Nagle Avenue, according to Chicago fire officials.

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Driver ticketed after striking 11-year-old girl in Norwood Park

The driver hit the girl in the middle of the street Monday afternoon on Higgins Avenue.

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Passionists order, Catholic dioceses didn’t reveal predator deacon in their midst

What makes James Griffith stand out amid the scandal over sexually abusive clerics is how many chances the Catholic church hierarchy had to tell the public about him — and how many times it failed to do so.

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He was deemed to have molested kids at NW Side parish, so why isn’t he on church lists of predator priests?

It’s because the Passionists order has ignored Cardinal Blase Cupich’s calls for Catholic religious orders to create such lists. And Cupich’s list omits order priests.

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Police chase from west suburbs ends in crash in Norwood Park; 2 arrested

A man and woman, both 38, were both arrested and turned over to Forest Park police.

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Chicago expands next round of vaccinations to residents 65 or older

The state lowered the age this week in an effort to vaccinate Black and Brown communities that have suffered higher death rates among people 65 to 74.

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Teens charged with breaking into elderly woman’s Norwood Park home

The door to the woman’s home had been pried open, police said.

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Man throws firework at dog walker to scare off pet from NW Side lawn: police

When officers arrived, the man held up another firework to show the type of firework he had thrown, police say.

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Suspect released after detectives determine woman fatally stabbed, shot herself in Norwood Park

A police "investigation revealed this was a suicide, so the person they were questioning was released without charging," police said Wednesday.

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Woman stabbed, shot to death in Norwood Park, person in custody: police

About 12:30 a.m. officers responded to calls for help at a home in the 5100 block of North Newland Avenue, and found the woman with multiple stab wounds and a gunshot to her mouth area.

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Alleged getaway driver charged in motel murder during robbery, botched drug deal

Glen Humes appeared to pass out in court during his bond hearing Thursday. He is charged in the murder of 35-year-old Sarah Donohue in Norwood Park.

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Michael A. Cobb, a towering figure in tiny military figures, has died at 72

The president of the Military Miniature Society of Illinois, he died of sarcoma Saturday at his Norwood Park home. The figurines he painted, made from resin or metal, could take months to complete.

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Robbers target teens at NW Side basketball courts

In each case, two men approached a group of teenagers playing basketball, implied that they had a weapon and demanded the victims’ phones and valuables, police said.

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Kentucky woman shot dead in Norwood Park motel

The shooting happened at Esquire Motel on Elston Avenue.

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Louise Schaaf, dead at 113, was Illinois’ oldest resident, oldest known immigrant to the U.S.

The Northwest Side resident also had been the oldest living person from Germany, according to a research group that verifies supercentenarians for Guinness World Records.

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Man charged with breaking windows at school in Norwood Park

Michael Mangan, 36, allegedly broke about 82 windows at the school building with a golf club, police said.

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Nurse fired from Norwood Park senior home for pointing out COVID-19 safety issues: lawsuit

Administration allegedly told Andrea Hinich they "don’t have to do the fit testing" and that the PPE was being given to the staff only to "make them feel better."

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Girl, 17, missing from Norwood Park: police

Jasmine Mitlo was last seen Sunday in the 6000 block of North Elston Avenue, police said.

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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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As ‘Power’ ends, Joseph Sikora says his iconic character is a ‘shell of a man’

The Columbia College grad, who has played Tommy Egan for six seasons of the Starz series, might have taken another path if the bright lights didn’t come calling.

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Driver issued citations after man fatally hit by vehicle in Norwood Park

The man was struck while walking in the roadway in the 6100 block of West Devon Avenue, police said.

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Boy, 16, charged with attempted murder after teen is stabbed during online-arranged sale in Norwood Park

The other suspect, described as a male between 17 and 20 years old, has not been arrested.

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UIC prof crafts suburban nightmare in ‘Knives and Skin’

The neon-tinged noir thriller, written and directed by UIC professor Jennifer Reeder, premieres on video on demand platforms Dec. 6 and opens at the Music Box Theatre Dec. 13.

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Missing man from Norwood Park is safely located

Patrick Igoe was last seen Nov. 9 near his home in the 6100 block of West Seminole Street, Chicago police said.

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Guilty verdict in 2016 Norwood Park murder

Anthony Heatherly, 17, was shot and run over by his own car during a drug deal that turned into a robbery.

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Police called about suspicious person near Norwood Park School

The caller said the person might have a knife.

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Prosecutors: Driver in deadly Northwest Side crash had opioids in system

Gerry Machalek, 58, takes morphine for chronic pain, his lawyer said.

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Woman, 76, missing from Norwood Park located: police

Stanislawa Ksiazek, 76 had last been seen about 9 a.m. Monday in the 6700 block of West Imlay Street, police said.

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Man, 86, dies after Norwood Park crash

Donald Bleuer, 86, was driving southbound in the 6100 block of Milwaukee Avenue when he made an illegal left turn and hit an oncoming vehicle.

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2 people back van into Norwood Park cellphone store: police

After backing into the front windows, the male suspects entered the store, but Chicago police are unsure if anything was taken.

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Man flees after hitting building in Norwood Park

The driver hit three parked cars before crashing into a building in Norwood Park on the Northwest Side.