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Gang Member Shot Outside Lincoln Park School Tuesday

A 25-year-old man was shot in the leg outside of Cardinal Bernardin Early Childhood Center in Lincoln Park on Tuesday evening. It was the second shooting in that immediate area since Monday. Witnesses reported seeing a man get out of a black vehicle and open fire outside of the school on Paulina at Diversey around

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Man Found Dead At Boystown Bathhouse, Cops Investigate

Steamworks building and jacuzzi area (inset) | Google; Yelp Chicago police are investigating the death of a 36-year-old suburban man who was found unresponsive inside a Boystown bathhouse late Monday night. Paramedics and police responded after the man was discovered unconscious in the jacuzzi and sauna area of Steamworks, 3246 North Halsted, at 11:30 p.m. The

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Prison For Man Who Set Belmont Coach House Ablaze

A man who intentionally set his friend’s Lakeview home on fire last spring has been sentenced to three years in prison. Bobby Idaka, 54, was drunk when he angrily set fire to a dumpster behind his friend’s home in the 900 block of West Belmont on May 7, prosecutors said. Idaka started the fire after

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Wrigleyville, Belmont To Get Tax-Funded Security Patrols

Emergency personnel on the scene of a double-shooting at Belmont and Sheffield last summer. | CWB Chicago reader Local tax dollars will be used to provide private security patrols for Wrigleyville and the high-crime Belmont Avenue corridor between Halsted and Racine according to a Request For Proposals issued by the Lakeview East Chamber of Commerce. Funds

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DePaul Student Robbed At Gunpoint Near LP Campus

A DePaul University student was robbed at gunpoint near the school’s Lincoln Park campus Wednesday afternoon according to police and DePaul’s Office of Public Safety. The 20-year-old student told police that the robber approached him in the 2400 block of North Seminary around 2:30 p.m., pulled out a silver semi-automatic handgun and demanded his property.