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Cops Bust Career Burglar In Southeast Lakeview

It looks like police may be making some headway in the neighborhood’s 3-month-long burglary spree. Henigan (Cook Co. Sheriff’s Office) Officers responding to a garage burglar alarm in the 300 block of W. Barry shortly after midnight on Sunday allegedly found career criminal and six-time convicted burglar Nolen Henigan rummaging through the homeowner’s Porsche. A

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Man Sought After Lakeview Bank Robbery

Chicago police are looking for the man who robbed a local bank Tuesday afternoon and fled with an estimated $1,250. The offender entered Byline Bank at 742 W. Diversey around 2:35PM and handed the teller a note in which he claimed to have a gun. Witnesses and police who reviewed surveillance images describe the offender

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Gunman Carjacks Uber Driver In Lakeview Monday Evening

A Chicago police officer examines the abandoned vehicle near Belmont and Lake Shore Drive. An Uber and Lyft driver was carjacked at gunpoint near the intersection of Sheridan and Pine Grove Monday evening. Police found the woman’s vehicle abandoned in traffic near Belmont and Lake Shore Drive minutes later. No one was hurt. Crime scene

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Duo Robbed Man 100 Feet From Police Station, Cops Say

Two men are facing robbery charges for allegedly mugging a man less than 100 feet from the 19th district police station last weekend. Cavin (L) and Powell (Chicago Police Department) 18-year-old Roger Powell and 19-year-old Joshua Cavin are accused of attacking the man in the 3600 block of N. Fremont and taking the victim’s phone and

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KARMA POLICE: Accused Of Making Fake “Officer In Distress” Call, Former CAPS Volunteer Catches A Break

A former civilian volunteer for the local community policing office who’s accused of calling 911 with a false report of an officer in distress has been accepted into the state’s Deferred Prosecution Program, court records show. Elbrecht (Chicago Police Dept) Patrick Elbrecht, 44, was charged with one count of felony reckless conduct after witnesses told

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More Charges For Man Accused In Wrigleyville Shootout

A grand jury has returned a 14-count indictment against Ralph Banks, the 19-year-old parolee who is accused of taking part in a wild shootout in Wrigleyville last month that saw more than 70 shots fired by various participants. Banks (Il. Dept of Corrections) Banks’ original charge of reckless discharge of a firearm is the least

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GOOSE COOKED: Burglar Drills Wrigleyville ATM, Gets Cash

Burglary reports continue to roll in around the area. Some of the cases have been incredibly bold. A couple of examples: Wrigleyville’s Goose Island Brewery has been closed for a couple of months. But one enterprising burglar still saw an opportunity. According to a police report filed last week, someone broke out a front pane