Photographic evidence proves that baseball bats were once used to play baseball in Wrigleyville. Friday 31 May 2013Chicago Police Department Case #SEE BELOW Heads were crackin’ up and down Halsted Street this morning. At least one victim seems to be okay with it. Here’s your overnight rundown: 12:42AM: A police tactical unit wandered into a
Friday 24 May 2013 2:30 AM Chicago Police Department Case #HW288457 A Wrigleyville robbery that was reported to 18th district officers at the Fullerton L station last Friday morning has been confirmed. According to police, the victim was robbed at gunpoint directly across from Wrigley Field.
The 70 most robbery laden blocks in Chicago last year. Note: The11600 block of S. Halsted and the 1600 block of W. Howard are cropped out due to size constraints. Are you like us? Do your uninformed friends, co-workers, and acquaintances roll their eyes and tell you how crazy you are when you say that
Where are you most likely to be robbed in Wrigleyville and Boystown? CWB collected Chicago Police Department reports and crunched the numbers. One quick note before we get to the Most Dangerous Streets list. Robberies occurring on CTA platforms and in CTA stations are included in our totals. However, we have removed robberies that occurred
Memorial Day Weekend ended with an uneventful, pleasant night in Wrigleyville and Boystown. Later today on CWB: Which neighborhood streets are you most likely to be robbed on? Other than the 900 block of West Belmont, silly. We’ll have the rundown and at least one spot will surprise you. Now, about last night. That was
The locations of three robberies reported early today. (Image source: Google) Monday 27 May 2013 2:38 AM Chicago Police Department Case #HW292304 Callers reported a man being robbed at the intersection of Cornelia Avenue and Elaine Place, one block east of Boystown’s Halsted Strip. Four black men and one Hispanic man allegedly beat their victim
Famed meteorologist Tom Skilling opts for the safer of Chicago’s two baseball stadiums. Chicago television weather icon Tom Skilling’s hopes of claiming the title “International Mr. Weather” by saving the streets of Wrigleyville and Boystown with sour Memorial Day weekend weather seem to be fading. While Skilling’s chances were looking good early in the weekend,
Saturday night’s alright for fightingGet a little action in –Elton John 1:55AM: Report of a large fight at the intersection of Clark and Roscoe, followed by one report of shots fired. The crowd dispersed as police arrived. Shots fired could not be confirmed by officers. 1:58AM: An off duty police officer working North Halsted security
A man was robbed here overnight. (Image source: Google) Saturday 25 May 20132:49 AMChicago Police Department Case #VICTIM DECLINED A victim called 911 to report that a male, black, 5’9″ tall, wearing a black hoodie and a black Sox hat, stole his wallet at 820 W. Belmont (between Halsted and Clark), then fled eastbound on
Saturday25 May 2013 1:31AM An intoxicated man who was ejected from Moe’s Cantina, 3518 N. Clark, called 911 to report that a bouncer punched him and “possibly touched him a sexually explicit way.” 1:40AM A report of teens fighting in the street at Halsted and Newport. 2:03AM Employees at the Taco Bell across from Wrigley
Image source: WGN-TV Just kiddin’. Thursday night was extremely quiet and unseasonably cold. Thanks, Tom Skilling! (Just three more days ’til you win the grand prize, Tom!) • The Near North’s 18th district reported that a man at the Fullerton L station claimed he was robbed in Wrigleyville at the corner of Addison and Clark.
Thursday 23 May 20135:07 AMChicago Police Department Case #HW287076 Citizens reported a male white wearing a light t-shirt and black pants was attacking people as he walked northbound on Halsted Street from Addison. The man was highly combative when police approached him at the intersection of Halsted and Waveland, forcing officers to deploy a Taser
1:33AM: Chicago Fire Department ambulance #6 was called to the Addison Red Line station to treat a man having a seizure. Upon arriving at the L stop, paramedics radioed to have police meet them at Illinois Masonic Medical Center because the man down appeared to have been robbed. Officers spoke with the victim at the