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ALERT: Cops Link Wrigleyville, North Center Robberies

Chicago police detectives are warning residents of Lakeview and North Center after investigators found connections between two of the many recent robberies in our neighborhood. According to a newly-released community alert, the offender displayed a handgun while approaching victims in the 1000 block of Newport in Wrigleyville last Wednesday and again on Saturday morning near

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INCOMMUNICADO: On Facebook, Alderman Hides Crime Comments

Sorry. The Internet doesn’t work that way. A new low was reached Wednesday in local alderman Tom Tunney’s refusal to engage neighbors in an open conversation about crime and policing. Tunney, who fought off a social media manipulation scandal last year, is now deploying Facebook’s administrative “hide” feature to suppress recent negative feedback about crime