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VULTURE CLUB: Robbery Parolees Star In Boystown Arrests

The ability of paroled convicts to immediately find their way to Boystown after being released from prison is simply amazing. Let’s meet some recent Wrigleyville and Boystown arrestees: Sowell (Cook Co. Sheriff’s Office) Robbery Parolee Arrested—For Robbery Paroled on November 18 after serving a fraction of his 3-year sentence for robbery, Simon Sowell has already

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COPS: “Repairmen” Target Elderly Lake View Residents

Here’s a Christmas dinner conversation topic: Police are warning of thieves who have twice targeted elderly citizens in Lake View this month, most recently on Tuesday afternoon. The offenders pose as repairmen to gain access to victims’ homes or to distract the victim while other offenders steal property. In Tuesday’s incident, the thieves approached a

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CRITICAL: Man Falls From Window During Boystown Party

UPDATE 4:35PM—The Sun-Times reports that the 20-year-old man died at 9:10AM. UPDATE 7:53AM—NBC Chicago is reporting that a woman has been arrested and faces multiple counts of hosting a party with underage drinkers. ——— A man is in critical condition at Illinois Masonic Medical Center after falling from the third-floor of a Boystown graystone during

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BOYSTOWN: Bar Goer Mugged On Halsted Monday Evening

Image: cygnoir on Flickr A man walked into the 19th district police station at 5:30 Monday evening to report that he had just been robbed in the 3600 block of Halsted outside the Center on Halsted/Whole Foods building. The victim told police that he was walking down Halsted after leaving the nearby Cell Block bar