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Alert Issued After Southeast Lakeview Robbery Spree

Chicago police Monday issued a robbery alert in which a series of post-Thanksgiving armed robberies in southeast Lakeview are connected with a number of similar crimes in Wrigleyville and Bucktown. On Friday, one victim was shot at, a second was pistol-whipped, and a third was forced to lie on the ground at gunpoint during a

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NOT OK: Tourist Among Weekend Robbery Victims

A visitor from Oklahoma fell victim to an old fashioned Wrigleyville mugging early Sunday. The man flagged down a passing patrol car after he was strong arm robbed of his wallet and phone near Clark and Waveland at 3:15AM. Two offenders fled the scene northbound in a black 4-door Prius, the victim said. Both offenders

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WELCOME: CPD Allowing 15 Cops To Transfer Here

The Chicago Police Department will allow 15 cops to transfer into our 19th district over the next few weeks according to the Second City Cop blog. Local alderman Tom Tunney has promised that another 20 officers will be allowed to transfer here in the first quarter of 2016. The 19th district has lost 135 cops— nearly

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QUESTIONABLE: Oh, OK, You Can Ask Us Questions About Crime, Community Policing Sergeant Says

19th district community policing (CAPS) Sgt. Jason Clark this week walked back his recent statement that citizens would no longer be allowed to ask questions about specific crime incidents at local beat meetings. That’s according to a new story from DNAInfo Chicago reporter Ariel Cheung. Regarding the “no questions” policy that was reported independently by DNAInfo and CWB