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Alley Fires Prompt Warning For Lakeview, Lincoln Park

Arson investigators have issued an alert after six fires were set in Lakeview and Lincoln Park alleys early Monday morning. Police say someone set fire to garbage cans in a half dozen locations between 4:30AM and 5:30AM. Some of the fires spread to nearby garages. Locations and times of Monday’s incidents: 2800 block of N.

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UPDATE: Charges Hiked In Boystown Sex Abuse Case

There are developments to report in cases that you read about on CWB: Boykin (Chicago Police Dept) • A Cook County grand jury returned additional felony charges against Nicholas Boykin, the 33-year-old West Side man who is accused of fondling and groping a woman with two other men as the victim walked near the Lakeview

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Burglar Snared By Undercover Cops In Lincoln Park

A 22-year-old Woodlawn man is charged with burglary after an undercover Chicago police unit caught him leaving the scene of a Lincoln Park burglary, court records say. Walker (Cook County Sheriff’s Office) Detectives working to reverse the area’s surging burglary rate say they saw James E. Walker ducking into gangways and alleys near Southport and

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LAKEVIEW: No Injuries In Thursday Shooting Attempt

Shell casings have been recovered from the scene of an attempted shooting near the 1500 block of W. Addison Thursday evening. No one was injured, but a small group of people told police that they had been targeted. Police responded to the area around 8:15PM after several 911 callers reported hearing shots fired. Witnesses reported

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ALERT: Cops Officially Warn Of “Plain Sight” Burglaries

Chicago police yesterday issued a burglary alert warning of thieves who are breaking into homes to grab valuables that have been left in plain view. CWB Chicago reported on the emerging pattern Tuesday morning. Burglars are breaking into residences through rear doors and windows to snatch property that they can see from outside. The offenders,