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PHOTOS: Arsonist Crawls Neighborhood Alleys Overnight

Fire sweeps through a Roscoe Street garage. Several neighbors are dealing with clean-up, insurance claims, and emotional strain after an arsonist swept through neighborhood alleys overnight. No one was injured in the fires. A Boystown resident’s home surveillance system captured images of the arsonist in action. Our early morning report is HERE and video af the arsonist

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COURT REPORT: $1 Million Bail Set In Surf Street Robbery

Moore (Cook Co. Sheriff’s Office) Bail has been set at $1,000,000 for two men in connection with last week’s armed robbery near Surf and Broadway. As CWB reported yesterday, police tracked down two suspects by following pings from the victim’s stolen electronics. Demourle Moore, 19, is charged with one count of armed robbery and one

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ASSAULT & PEPPER: No Report Filed In Overnight Robbery

When no report is filed,crime disappears like magic. UPDATE: It now appears that the victim decided to file a report later on Saturday. Case HX406999. ————— A woman flagged down police on School Street near Sheffield overnight after being pepper-sprayed and robbed of her purse. Unfortunately, she decided to not file a report, so the

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SNOOKERED: Tourist Robbed In Lincoln Park

An international traveler who is staying at a Lincoln Park youth hostel received a traditional Chicago greeting this morning: He was beat up and robbed. The UK citizen flagged down an officer near Clark and Fullerton at 6:40 this morning to report the crime, but he could not remember exactly where the robbery took place.

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BRO-TASTIC!: The Suburban Men Who “Ain’t Afraid To Fight Girls” And Other Recent Allegations

Cook County Criminal Court filings against some recent arrestees in Wrigleyville and Boystown: • Nicholas Marzano of Aurora headed to Wrigleyville on his 21st birthday, August 14. The night ended with Marzano and 22-year-old Kyle Limanowski of Naperville being arrested for battery. According to court filings, the “highly intoxicated” men got into a verbal altercation

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A REGULAR: Man Accused In Night Ministry Fight And Youth Center Battery Is On Parole For Robbery

Kimble-Dillard (Chicago Police Department) One of the men arrested for allegedly battering a victim during a 3-on-1 tussle at the Night Ministry weekly outreach recently is no stranger to local police officers. Battery and reckless conduct charges against Rojah Kimble-Dillard in connection with the Night Ministry incident were dropped after the victim failed to show

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BLOTTER: Weekend Wrap-Up

Image: Learn American English It was a very busy, hot weekend for our short-handed police officers. The district ran out of cops for at least two extended periods. Top stories: Shots rang out in an Uptown park Saturday night. Then, mayhem on the streets. Last night, a man was shot outside of the same park.