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North Side Robbery Crew Strikes 4 Times In One Hour

Detectives are investigating a series of armed robberies of North Side pedestrians by a group of masked men on Wednesday evening. The attacks played out across Lakeview, Lincoln Park, Roscoe Village, North Center, and Avondale during a single hour. No one was seriously injured, and no arrests have been reported. Around 7 p.m., a victim

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Man Charged With Battering Woman Whose Craft Store Tantrum Went Viral: “You’re A Racist Bitch Ass Whore!”

UPDATE 8:25PM–A judge dropped the battery charge against Bajwa because Boyle failed to appear in court today. Our original story follows. —————————————— A 29-year-old Loop resident is charged with battering a Boystown woman who gained international infamy last month after viral videos showed her chewing out the staff at a local crafts store and a

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Charges Filed In Lakeview Party Bus Shooting

A 31-year-old Englewood man has been charged with shooting two passengers on a party bus near the Lakeview/Uptown border early Sunday morning. Victor Haynes got into an argument on the bus, and he then pulled out a gun and shot the men as the vehicle neared the 500 block of West Irving Park Road around

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NEW: Lakeview Theft Crew Suspects Caught On Tape

Yesterday, we told you about a teen theft crew that has been distracting Lakeview retailers while other team members steal unattended cell phones and car keys. Police say at least nine shops were targeted on Saturday, Tuesday, and Wednesday. Welp, today we woke up to find a friendly email from the good folks at Deltronics

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20 Years For Mugging Lakeview Senior On Easter Morning

One of 2016’s most blood-boiling crimes has wrapped up in court, ending with a lifelong criminal getting another 20 years in prison. Larry Tolliver pleaded guilty to the Easter morning attack and robbery of a 75-year-old Lakeview woman as she shuffled off of an elevator in the lobby of Cedar Village, a complex that provides

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HO-OH-NO! Four Arrests At Wrigleyville Christmas Bar Crawl

Gravity mishap caught on tape | Screengrab via @the1stMikeC After years of withering criticism from neighbors and increasing scrutiny by the city, Wrigleyville’s annual Twelve Bars of Christmas shitshow was significantly less shitty, yet still a good show this year. CWB Chicago estimates that “only” four TBOX participants wound up in jail this year. That’s