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
UPDATED: Exclusive CWB photos of the damage are posted here. Wrigleyville’s Stanley Cup Championship street party in honor of the Chicago Blackhawks was gradually pushed down Clark Street by Chicago Police early this morning. The pushing kept going all the way to Diversey Boulevard, a full mile south of Wrigley Field. A bit after 1:00AM, a
Officers have called for squadrols, the trucks that transport arrestees, to converge on Clark Street. Bottles have been thrown and Clark Street has been described by a dispatcher as “blowing up.” CWB will post updates prudently.
This morning, Crime in Wrigleyville and Boystown has developed exclusive and gut wrenching details of Sunday morning’s mob attack and double stabbing near the Belmont Red Line station, 945 W. Belmont. CWB has learned that the stabbings and beatings could have been prevented if police officers had promptly responded to the future victims’ 911 call
Thanks to a street fight this morning, one of these windows is no longer in place at Beatnix. Within the past 15 minutes, police officers posted at Roscoe and Halsted reported a major fight in progress at 3414 N. Halsted. At least one window of Beatnix, a long-time Boystown costume shop, has been shattered in
Editors’ Note: Please see our exclusive report regarding the circumstances surrounding this incident and how a lack of police manpower may have led to these two young men being beaten and stabbed in a mob attack. NBC Chicago is reporting that two men were stabbed during a wilding incident near the Belmont Redline, 945 W.
The sixth wilding in less than a month has been added to our list of mob attacks in Wrigleyville and Boystown. Channel 2’s website has minimal details. The incident is classified as an aggravated battery with a knife/cutting instrument under Chicago Police Department case #HW331319. UPDATE 26 JUNE 2013: Two persons have been charged in
Sunday 23 June 2013 2:17 AM Chicago Police Department Case #HW331184 Residents have been celebrating Friday’s closure of the seedy Hotel Chateau. One local news site even chirped that “area residents and business owners say it’s clear that [area] feels greatly improved.” Well, maybe they should just cool their heels with that sort of talk.
Sunday 23 June 2013 3:31 AM Chicago Police Department Case #HW331220 A woman was sexually attacked in the basement of the Irish Oak bar, 3511 N. Clark Street in Wrigleyville early this morning according to officers who responded to the alleged incident. The woman was taken to Illinois Masonic Medical Center for treatment. At least
A guard was pepper sprayed at the Marshalls at Clark and Halsted Saturday. (Image: Google) Saturday 22 June 2013 5:53 PM Chicago Police Department Case #HW330724 When security guards at the Marshalls store, 3131 N. Clark, tried to stop two black male shoplifters, the thieves blasted the officers with pepper spray and fled south on