Portage Park

Hagen’s, now in the hands of the third and fourth generations of the family, has operated at 5635 W. Montrose Ave. since 1946.
The building would be converted into 207 residences, with stores at street level, in a $90 million project.
A new lawsuit accuses attorney Charles Cui of failing to make mortgage payments since shortly after he was indicted. The building is now in foreclosure.
Though saying she respects the Civilian Office of Police Accountability, the mayor also said it must “do a better job of communicating with the superintendent. It shouldn’t be that the press knows about something before the superintendent of police knows about something.”
“We’ve got to reform this stuff. We’ve got to come up with a way to handle and de-escalate,” Ald. George Cardenas (12th) said Wednesday.
Less than an hour later, an off-duty Chicago police officer shot someone breaking into their home in Portage Park.
The man was rushed to Illinois Masonic Medical Center in serious condition.
According to new details from police, three people inside a car were shot at by someone in another vehicle. The driver of a parked street sweeper was in critical condition.
A male driving a black Dodge sedan slammed into an unoccupied parked vehicle in the 4000 block of North Cicero Avenue, Chicago police said.
About 11:20 p.m., he was sitting in his parked 2005 burgundy Nissan Maxima in the 5800 block of West Berteau Avenue, when he was approached by two males.
Julio Rubio-Gonzalez has been charged with a felony count of first-degree murder.
It is not known if the fires are related.
Genesis Munoz was last seen Dec. 1, according to a missing person alert from Area Five detectives.
In each incident someone smashed the glass front windows of a smoke shop and stole smoking accessories and vaporizers.
Julina Hernandez was last seen about 11 p.m. Monday in her residence in the 5300 block of West Addison Street.
“What we ask for is to have a conversation with CPS and the school community, where we’re involved together,” said Josh Radinsky, a member of the local school council at Vaughn Occupational High School.
He was found unresponsive with gunshot wounds inside a vehicle.
Several hundred lined up on the Northwest Side for a free turkey meal during a Thanksgiving like no other.
An uncertain fate for the Sears site is one of several concerns facing the Portage Park commercial hub.
The pair drove away east in a gray Dodge caravan, police say.
About 1:15 a.m. July 24 a 32-year-old man was walking on the sidewalk in the 4200 block of North Cicero Avenue, when two male suspects got out of a minivan and started shooting at him.
In each incident someone walked into the restaurant, implied they were armed or flashed a gun, and demanded money from the register.
He was walking when two people got out of a vehicle and fired shots, police said.
The incident happened about 1:45 p.m. June 26 in the 5100 block of West Roscoe Street, police said.