No Picture
Citywide

Losing More Cops, Neighborhood Force Hits All-Time Low

“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.

No Picture
Citywide

Cops Issue Alert After Sunday Morning Armed Robberies

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

Citywide

Bus Driver Attacked, Threatened With Gun In Wrigleyville

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)

No Picture
Citywide

Cops Issue Another Burglary Alert For Lakeview

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

No Picture
Citywide

Man Charged With Robbing Lakeview Bank

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

No Picture
Citywide

Officers Honored For Handling Of 2014 Home Invasion

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

No Picture
Citywide

Local Crime Up 22% This Year, City Data Shows

Crime in Chicago’s 44th Ward, which includes most of Wrigleyville and Boystown, is up 22% this year, according to the Chicago Police Department. And the biggest increases have been seen in some of the most serious crimes, including robbery and burglary. Map of the 44th Ward (Google) Robberies are up over 300% in the ward,

No Picture
Citywide

Cops: Burglar Busted With 6 Wallets, 19 Watches, And More

(L, R): Fowler and Sessum (Chicago Police Dept) Two men are facing burglary charges after Chicago police chased them from Avondale into Lincoln Park last Wednesday, eventually capturing the duo near Diversey and Paulina. Luther Fowler, 44, and Nicholas Sessum, 26, are both charged with two counts of residential burglary, according to court records. Their

No Picture
Citywide

CHOIR BOYS: Juveniles Robbed 3 At Gunpoint Sunday

Two juveniles are in custody, accused of robbing three people at gunpoint during daylight robberies in Lincoln Park Sunday morning. A third offender may have slipped away, police said. Tenth district police officers located the suspects’ car by following pings from a victim’s cellphone to the 1200 block of S. Kedvale in the North Lawndale