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PRIDE PREPAREDNESS: Medical Units In Short Supply

Medical personnel are in great demand at today’s  44th Annual Gay Pride Parade. As of 3:15pm, there is a full page of calls for medical attention that are awaiting responses. Even relatively serious calls are not being promptly answered. A woman who suffered a seizure outside of Jersey Mike’s on Broadway near Belmont waited nearly

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GOOD START, LOUSY FINISH: Saturday Night Falls Apart

Police managed to keep a lid on things until around 2am, largely because someone decided to keep four cops posted at the corner of Belmont and Sheffield. Don’t get used to intelligent decisions like that. Once they were gone, though, things returned to normal. 2:21AM: Roscoe’s security detained a person for trying to pass counterfeit

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CAR MUGGED: Crazed Perp Bolts Across Lake Shore Drive

Lake Shore Drive’s eight lanes of traffic are shown in the Lincoln Park neighborhood. Image: dmogalleries.com Saturday 29 June 2013 1:15AM Chicago Police Department Case # No report filed An officer on patrol saw a man kick the window out of a gray 2000 Honda that was parked at Hawthorne Place and Inner Lake Shore

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FRIDAY BLOTTER: Weekend Kicks off With A Whimper

Saturday, June 29, 2013 12:28AM: A citizen walking with crutches near Clark and Newport was beaten by “a bunch of gangbangers,” led by a heavy set, balding Hispanic man in his early 30’s. The victim insisted on filing a police report for the damage to his crutches. Wrigleyville’s Clark Street corridor degenerated into a mass

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BOYSTOWN SEX ATTACK: Victim Grabbed, Pulled Into Alley

A man was dragged into the alley at left and sexually attacked this morning. Hydrate Nightclub’s blue awning can be seen on Halsted Street in the background. Image: Google Friday 28 June 2013 12:15 AM Chicago Police Department Case #HW338524 A man walking down a Boystown sidewalk was grabbed, pulled into an alleyway, and sexually

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BLOTTER: Woman Throws Glass, 5 Hurt At Roscoe's

11:39PM: Five customers were injured by glass thrown during an altercation at Roscoe’s Tavern, 3356 N. Halsted. Four victims were treated at Thorek Hospital and one was taken to Illinois Masonic Medical Center, all in good condition. Police officers arrested a woman for aggravated battery with a dangerous weapon after multiple witnesses positively identified her

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FIVE vs. ONE: Another Beating And Robbery Along Halsted

A man was beaten and robbed by five offenders just east of Halsted at Newport overnight. (Image: Google) Thursday 27 June 2013 1:47 AM Chicago Police Department Case #HW337072 A man was beaten and robbed overnight by five offenders near Halsted Street and Newport Avenue. The offenders, described being black men with dread locks and

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UPDATE: 2 Charged In Belmont Bottle Attack, Wilding

Morgan Townsend (left) and Deondre Williams (right). Image:DNAinfo.com DNAinfo reports that two men are being held on $350,000 bond in connection with Sunday morning’s wilding near the Belmont L station, 945 W. Belmont. Morgan Townsend, 22, and Deondre Williams, 18, face charges of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon, robbery, and mob action in the attacks, according to DNAinfo.

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NORMALCY RETURNS: Man Beaten, Robbed At Addison Red Line

A man was robbed and beaten outside the Addison station entrance this morning. Image: chicago-l.org Wednesday 26 June 2013 2:41AM Chicago Police Department Case #HW335556 With Stanley Cup festivities over, the neighborhood quickly returned to normal this morning, when CTA employees reported a person beaten and injured on the Addison Red Line station platform. Officers determined

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BLOTTER: Another Suspicious Fire On Newport; Taffy-Taking Tots

Three “kids” shoplifted at 1:30AM. The gentleman pictured above was not involved. Tuesday, 25 June 2013 9:15PM: Officers handled a disturbance between a man and woman on the Belmont L station platform. The man had been pepper-sprayed in the eyes and was treated by an ambulance crew. 11:21PM: The fire department extinguished a trash fire