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ARMED ROBBERY: Man Targeted At Belmont/Clark

Police are looking for the man responsible for an armed robbery that took place near Dunkin’ Donuts on the northwest corner of Belmont and Clark around 11:45 Saturday night. The victim lost his white iPhone in the robbery and opted to walk into the 19th district station to file a report. The offender is described

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QUIET WEEK: One Guy Punched At Five Guys

This has been a very good week to be out and about in the neighborhood. There have been few confirmed relevant incidents to report. A couple of notes: Just before 9 p.m. yesterday, a man called 911 after a panhandler who was begging outside of Five Guys, 3215 N. Broadway, punched him in the eye. 

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THE “OTHER” LAKE VIEW: Our Ward Has The Biggest Robbery Increase, Smallest Crime Drop In Chicago Since ’07

Percentage change in robberies 2007 vs 2013in Lake View’s four wards. Wrigleyville and Boystown is Ward 44. We have the biggestincrease in robberies by percentage and incidents citywide. See all50 wards’ performance HERE.  Well, we keep hearing about crime in Lake View being down.  Sometimes the spin artists will quote “19th district” statistics instead, just

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GOOD NEIGHBOR AGREEMENT: Howard Brown’s Side

Michelle Wetzel, Howard Brown’s General Counsel, has been representing the organization’s Broadway Youth Center at recent Southeast Lakeview Neighbors association meetings.  She sent us this email with BYC’s version of events regarding the apparent break-down in creating a Good Neighbor Agreement. Dear Crime in Boystown – I am writing to clarify a misstatement that you

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AFTERNOON UPDATE: Glass Breaks On Halsted; Jewel Shoplifter Gets Felony Charges; Alderman Responds To BYC Good Neighbor Status

Two more Halsted businesses had their glass broken overnight. It does not appear that either establishment was burglarized. • Police were called to 3171 N. Halsted when a business owner found a window broken upon arriving at 7:45 a.m. Classified as a criminal damage to property in CPD case HX112449. • Police on patrol found the front