“Thank you to the many residents writing and calling both my office and the Mayor’s Office for the promised increase in officers to the 19th District. We continue to push Chicago Police Department leadership for an update on those incoming officers, and will share updates as they are received.” – Ald.
UPDATE: Chicago police this morning released surveillance images of the suspect entering The Great American Bagel store on February 23. Images added at bottom. Our original report follows. —————— Kyle had a surprise waiting for him when he walked into his Wrigleyville apartment after work yesterday afternoon. There was a man hiding in his bedroom.
Area North detectives issued a community alert Tuesday evening to warn local residents of armed robberies. CWBChicago reported on both cases Sunday morning. In both incidents, women were robbed on residential streets by two men who were armed with a handgun. The first incident was reported in the 3600 block of N. Greenview around 2:25AM
Two Lakeview women reported being robbed at gunpoint in separate incidents this morning and one of the victims said the offenders fired shots at her. The offender descriptions in both cases are similar, police said. The reports come during an eventful month as our neighborhood’s robbery count nears record-setting territory for February. January saw more
UPDATE 6:03PM FEBRUARY 20: Dillard today was ordered held without bail. Our original report follows. —————————- A 23-year-old convicted felon who has a long history with local service agencies, not to mention local police, is charged with attacking and threatening a CTA bus driver with a handgun in Wrigleyville Thursday evening. Dillard (Chicago Police Dept)
Area North detectives yesterday issued another alert to warn Lakeview residents of home burglaries. The alert focuses on six incidents, although many more break-ins have been reported. The six listed break-ins occurred: January 29 in the 1300 block of W. Eddy around 6:45PM February 2 in the 1300 block of W. Eddy between 6AM and
A Chicago man has been charged with robbing the Byline Bank at 742 W. Diversey of $1,250 on January 26, according to a federal complaint that was unsealed on Wednesday. Surveillance photo of the Diversey robber (FBI) Raphael Morris, 33, approached the bank teller and asked for change for a $20 bill, according to the
A 55-year-old Lakeview man who was shot in the chest during an altercation at Halsted and Oakdale last Thursday morning has died, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office. Clark (Chicago Police Dept) Lazane Clark was shot by a 67-year-old suburban man around 11AM on February 4. Clark died Wednesday evening at Illinois Masonic
Was it the warmer weather or an ominous sign of things to come? Overall crime increased 11% in Chicago’s North Side and lakefront neighborhoods last month compared to January 2015, with most areas seeing significant increases in robberies and motor vehicle thefts. That’s according to CWB Chicago analysis of crime reports on the city’s official
Officers receiving their commendations at today’s ceremony (Chicago Police Department) Ten current and former 19th district police officers have received commendations for their response to a 2014 home invasion in Roscoe Village. Lieutenants John K. Riordan and Michael J. Stevens; Sergeants Michael N. Matijevich and Eddie M. Yoshimura; and Officers Daniel Andujar, Frances Cifuentes, Robert