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Manager Raped Employee In Boystown Restaurant, Prosecutors Say

The long-time manager of a landmark Lakeview quick-serve restaurant has been charged with sexually assaulting a 20-year-old female employee after hours in the shop’s basement. Ortiz (Chicago Police Dept) Carlos Ortiz, the 40-year-old manager of Chicken Hut at Belmont and Broadway, is charged with criminal sexual assault, according to police. Cops say Ortiz, the victim,

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Special Events Management Takes On Pride Parade

UPDATE 5:55PM – Virtually nothing new was announced at today’s press conference. Police made a broad statement that about 200 “additional” police officers would patrol the parade, Pride Fest, the lakefront, thoroughfares, and other “events” across the city. The department declined to say how many of those “hundreds” of officers would actually be at the

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GRAPHIC: 9 Cops Added To Our Area SInce May

The 19th police district is now manned by 378 police officers, an increase of 10% since the start of the year, according Chicago Police Department staffing data that was provided to CWB Chicago. Our district, which stretches from Lawrence Avenue to Fullerton Avenue and from the Chicago River to Lake Michigan, saw its police force