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
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
10:20PM Saturday, December 28 Officers have rounded up a large group of shoplifters who stormed out of the Circle K convenience store at Halsted and Addison with gobs of merchandise. The store clerk reported that 10 to 15 black men and black women, most wearing fatigue-style pants, fled on foot. At least five of the
A robbery offender who targeted a woman in Lakeview Friday evening and then escaped in a stolen taxi cab is in custody. Area North detectives are working to determine if the robber is part of a crew that has been targeting women in southern areas of Lakeview and nearby Lincoln Park. The latest developments began to
There are currently 8 police officers protecting the southwest corner of Water Tower Place. That’s about half of the manpower on the streets of our entire district Sunday morning.
As CWB has reported recently, there has been an outbreak of robberies in the area generally south of Belmont, east of Sheffield, and south in to nearby Lincoln Park. It appears that the bulk of these incidents appear to be the work of two crews, one of which has most recently targeted women during the