2:41AM31 July 2013 After nearly 10 continuous minutes without a single police radio transmission in the 19th district: OFFICER: Radio check?DISPATCHER: It’s a good signal. Things are…just…quiet.
EDITORS’ NOTE: The 19th District Events Calendar for August was updated this afternoon. There is still no listing for the beat 1923/1925/1935 meeting. The 1924/1933 meeting is listed as shown in our original post below. EDITORS’ NOTE PART DEUX: Alllllrighty. They’ve now added the 1923/1925/1935 meeting to the official calendar. It is listed as shown
The canopy over Sluggers bar, 3540 N. Clark Street, reads “World Class Sports Bar.” This morning, they forgot the class part. It all started around 12:10AM when Sluggers security kicked out four male, Hispanics in their 30’s for using drugs in the bar’s bathroom. Police were called after the men stood outside and threatened to
The wild rumors sweeping Clark Street are true. We’ve set up a Twitter account. @CWBChicagoWe’ll use Twitter to issue breaking alerts as well as links to our top story of the day. *** The Inside-Booster, News-Star, and Skyline community papers have been reporting neighborhood news on the North Side for over 100 years. Their weekly
Try as they might, Alderman Tom Tunney’s office staff can’t seem to stay on top of the negative comments about crime that people are posting to the alderman’s Facebook page. We absolutely believe that the alderman has every right to delete posts and comments from his Facebook page whenever he wants. It’s his page. We
Crime in Wrigleyville and Boystown’s exclusive report this morning of a sexual assault victim who used Twitter and Facebook to summon help is pursued by CBS2Chicago and NBC5 tonight. CBS2’s Derrick Blakley gets the scoop of the day with his on-the-record interview with this morning’s victim. As is our practice, Crime in Wrigleyville and Boystown
Editors’ Note: CBS2 interviews the victim tonight. NBC5 Chicago carries a report, too. CWB’s original report follows below. Social media and tenacious Chicago cops who refused to give up on seemingly questionable 911 calls are credited with rescuing a woman who was sexually assaulted in an apartment near Clark and Diversey this morning. Police took
Officers on patrol came upon a fight in progress at Halsted and Buckingham at 1:10 this morning. A 911 call came in at the same time reporting men fighting at that location. Two offenders were taken into custody. One officer was slightly injured in the incident. Case #: No Report Filed.
Jimmy Kimmel featured Alderman Tom Tunney’s mind-boggling “Up The Butt” speech in a short comedy bit last night. You can see Tunney’s debut on the national stage 4 minutes into last night’s JKL episode on ABC.com [No longer online — ed.] *** An Unlikely, Yet True Story A nurse at Weiss Hospital in Uptown reported that a
Here are a few odds and ends from Monday, July 29, 2013: 2:01AM 911 operators received several calls from people reporting a large crowd blocking traffic in the street at Clark and Addison. Within a minute, the callers were reporting fights in the street at that location and one block south at Clark and Eddy.
Another robbery attempt failed this morning in the area of Halsted and Buckingham. Officers stumbled upon the remnants of the incident around 3:10AM at Halsted and Aldine, immediately making contact with four individuals who were associated with the would-be thieves, but who were not directly involved in the crime. One of the offenders, a heavy
Out of the 274 police beats in Chicago, Wrigleyville and Boystown’s beat 1924 ranks #10 in overall violent crime reported in the past 90 days according to the Chicago Police Department’s CLEAR Map web site. Violent crimes are the most serious classification of crime, comprised of homicides, criminal sexual assaults, robberies, aggravated assaults, and aggravated