These two men are being sought in connection with the attempted carjacking, police said. | CPD Two men tried to carjack a woman at gunpoint as she loaded groceries into her car at an Old Town grocery store on Wednesday morning, police said. The robbery failed when the victim flagged down a nearby security guard.
Police are warning about a scammer who is stealing phones from restaurant patrons in Lakeview East and nearby Lincoln Park. The offender strikes up conversations with diners who have a phone on their table. He’ll casually place a menu over the phone, then casually take the device away with the menu and leave the restaurant.
Gerrik Birt and a view of the crash scene. | Cook County Sheriff; Snapchat Prosecutors on Friday upgraded charges against the man who is accused of causing a drunken crash in Boystown that later claimed the life of a popular drag performer. Jherrion Bates, also known as GiGi Mayonaé, died on July 21st from a
A window of this liquor store was shot out during the exchange of gunfire. | Google A concealed carry license holder is in critical condition and another man is under police guard after a shootout unfolded overnight at the intersection of Montrose and Kedzie on the North Side. The incident is “possibly gang-related,” according to
Surveillance image of the actual vehicle being sought by police. | CPD A 17-year-old boy was seriously injured when he was struck by an SUV at the intersection of Montrose and Western around 3:10 p.m. on Thursday afternoon, police said. The SUV driver fled the scene and investigators have just released images of the offender’s
Editor’s note: A third story that previously appeared in this report was removed on February 16, 2023, after the accused person had the matter expunged from their record. Alejandro Alvarez | CPD • A Lower West Side man caused grave injuries to his girlfriend’s poodle when he struck the year-old dog in the head with
The intersection of Cannon Drive and Fullerton Avenue. | Google Overnight parking is being eliminated on a half-mile stretch of Cannon Drive this weekend as a “pilot program” that the city hopes will reduce late-night problems in Lincoln Park. The move is a direct response to a shooting incident that claimed seven victims last weekend
A MacBook Pro | MichalPL What are you gonna do this weekend? Wow. That sounds great. Hope your computer doesn’t get stolen from work while you’re doing that. Ya see, a crafty burglar is stealing laptops from West Loop offices on weekends while workers are out enjoying the summer sun, according to a community alert
A tourist from Philadelphia told police that an 11-year-old boy threw her to the ground and robbed her Wednesday afternoon near Holy Name Cathedral. The victim told police she was near the parish office at 730 North Wabash when a young boy knocked her down and stole her phone and wallet around 3:30 p.m. She
Jerlandus Terrell allegedly damaged CPD vehicles and private property after being released by police. | Google; CPD Update November 9, 2021 — Jerlandus Terrell pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of misdemeanor criminal damage in exchange for seven days time served. He must also pay restitution under the plea agreement, which was approved by Judge