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POLICE: Boystown Beating Victim In Serious Condition

Image: Yelp! A 32-year-old man is in serious condition at Illinois Masonic Medical Center after suffering a severe beating on the Halsted Strip early this morning. Three women, all in their early 20’s, are in custody. Witnesses called police shortly after midnight Thursday to report a group of at least six people “fighting” in the

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NOT KOOL®: 54 Cartons Of Smokes Swiped In Boystown

Yes, he has a smoke. An opportunistic thief made a lucky strike and escaped with 54 cartons—yes, cartons—of cigarettes from a Boystown gas station Monday morning. The thief made his move as a delivery driver was bringing a shipment to the Circle K/Shell gas station at Halsted and Addison around 10:45AM. Witnesses say the man

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READLING LIST: A Couple Of Recommendations

Two Three good ways to spend a commute: • The Tribune‘s Rex W. Huppke’s write up on “turning points” would be a wise investment of three minutes. • Former cop Bob Zuley continues his outstanding coverage of Jacob Klepacz’s death with reports on last week’s arrest in the case. Zuley’s crime reporting for the Inside group of community

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PERV TV: “Upskirt” Bust At Addison Red Line

Chicago Police arrested a man after he was allegedly caught filming an “upskirt” video on a Red Line train moments before the start of last night’s Cub’s game. Officers arrived at the Addison station shortly before 7 o’clock after multiple callers reported that citizens were holding the man who allegedly filmed up at least one

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OIL AND WATER: Battered By The Same Guy Twice

A man who has been found sleeping in at least one Boystown apartment complex hallway in recent days ran into a little more trouble at the Broadway Youth Center around 4 o’clock Monday afternoon. According to the victim, he was sleeping in the BYC, which operates out of a church at 615 W. Wellington, when

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BEAT DOWN: Daylight Battery Victim Seeks Help In COH

Wikipedia A 20-year-old man who was jumped and beaten on Halsted Street at 9:30 this morning made his way into the Center on Halsted and collapsed onto a bathroom floor, according to a witness and Chicago Police. People in the Center dialed 911. The victim, who was taken by ambulance to Illinois Masonic Medical Center,