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OUTNUMBERED: 3 Are Mugged By Gangs In Separate Incidents—Gun, Knife In The Mix (UPDATED)

UPDATE NOVEMBER 17 8:47AM— Police have issued a community alert for robberies in the area. The alert connects the Clark/School and Cornelia/Wilton robberies with the same group of offenders. UPDATE NOV 17 1:10AM: More robberies occurred since this report. There have now been 4 robberies in the immediate area and two more in nearby neighborhoods. UPDATE 12:35PM—Added

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HEAD CASE: Lakeview Burglar Arrested; Cops Seek Victims

Detectives want to find the owner of this men’s ringfrom the Fenger High School class of 1966. Area North detectives are trying to identify more burglary victims after arresting a man they believe pulled off numerous residential break-ins around the 19th district. Dauta Head, 46, of the 5300 block of S. Indiana in the Washington

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NUMBSKULLS: Charges After Incident At Rahm Security HQ

Baez gives us some duck lips. (Cook Co. Sheriff) Edwin Torres and Maria Baez are the two knuckleheads who were arrested early Thursday morning after cops allegedly saw them breaking into vehicles at Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s security detail headquarters. Police say Ms. Baez went the extra mile on Stupidity Road by battering an officer who

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GARAGE BANNED: 22 Cars Burglarized, Arrests Made

Image: Mission Mission Twenty-two vehicles were broken into at a parking garage near Belmont and Sheffield Tuesday morning. Two suspects are in custody thanks to the efforts of an Illinois Masonic Medical Center security guard. And, just before 2AM today, another man was arrested in the parking garage. Detained for trespassing, he just happens to

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NICE: Robbery Rate Continues Impressive Decline

ABOVE: Targeted patrols have driven this year’s robbery count to more “normal” levels.BELOW: The month-by-month robbery counts forWrigleyville and Boystown since January 2001.The 10 worst months are red, the 10 best are green.SOURCE: City of Chicago Data Portal The number of street robberies reported in Wrigleyville and Boystown last month dropped again compared to 2014, according to

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CITY RECORDS: Rival Tags Not Uncommon Around LVHS

Spanish Gangster Disciples tag, 4000 block Greenview. #3 on map. Many were surprised to hear about an attempted gang shooting in a normally-quiet section of Lake View on Monday. But, CWB has learned, one of the arrestees in that incident told police that he came to the area specifically because he knew that rival gang members

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HO-HO-NO: Bar Crawl Needs More Security—Commander

A woman is buried in cereal during the 2012 TBOX. (Festa Parties) The TBOX Christmas bar crawl returns to Wrigleyville on December 13 and 19th district police leaders are demanding more help from the event’s organizer. CWB tallied 11 TBOX arrests last year. That’s not great, but it was better than 2012 when one man got stabbed