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REAL HUMDINGERS: The Biggest Fibs Of 2013

This wasn’t easy.  Of all of the half-truths, quarter-truths, and full-blown lies that have been spewed by various parties regarding the neighborhood’s escalating street crime problem, which were the biggest whoppers?  After sifting through them all, we’ve decided that these five lies shall be honored with CWB’s very first Golden Pinocchio awards for the most

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PUMMELED: Man Attacked In Grocery Store Parking Lot

A man is being treated at Illinois Masonic Medical Center after he sustained serious injuries in an attack outside of the Treasure Island grocery store, 3460 N. Broadway, at 3:05 this afternoon. The offender, described as male, black, 23-24 years old, 5’9″ tall, and very thin, was last seen running westbound on Cornelia toward Halsted

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SUCCESS: Carjacking, Crime Spree Suspect Captured In Milwaukee

The rolling crime spree named Rockie Douglas was arrested at a McDonald’s drive-thru in Milwaukee this morning, according to media reports. Douglas became the subject of a federal manhunt after he allegedly collided with another vehicle during a police pursuit, killing an 11-year-old boy on Chicago’s South Side on Saturday. The vehicle Douglas crashed in

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AGAIN & AGAIN & AGAIN: Yet ANOTHER Woman Robbed In Familiar Fashion; Second Mugging At Halsted/Oakdale Since Thursday

Forget that junk about cold weather being a deterrent against crime. At least three robberies have been reported in the neighborhood since yesterday afternoon. Disturbingly, yet another woman was jumped and robbed by two offenders who fled the scene in a light-colored vehicle yesterday evening. The details of the attack closely resemble a series of