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Court update: Prolific bike thief pleads guilty to 12 burglaries; Another man gets 3 years for slashing teen’s throat

Gregory Bowers was convicted of twelve burglaries and attempts. | File; CPD A prolific burglar has pleaded guilty to nine counts of burglary and three counts of attempted burglary in connection with a series of break-ins across the North Side in early 2017. Gregory Bowers, 53, burglarized residential buildings for more than a year before police caught

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Robbery alert issued for Wicker Park after two violent muggings near “Six Corners”

Wicker Park’s six-cornered intersection of Milwaukee, North, and Damen avenues. | Google Chicago police have issued a robbery alert for the Wicker Park neighborhood after investigators established a pattern involving two muggings near the intersection of Milwaukee, North, and Damen avenues. Two or three men attacked the victims from behind and robbed them, first on

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Man charged with Old Town double-stabbing

Darrick Sims | CPD Update March 31, 2021 — Darrick Sims pleaded guilty to two counts of aggravated battery causing great bodily harm. Judge Michael Hood sentenced him to two 7-year terms that will be served concurrently. Sims will also receive 589 days credit for time spent in jail before sentencing. A Roseland man is

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Robbery alert issued for River North, Streeterville

Approximate locations of the robberies. | Multiplottr Police have issued a robbery alert for the River North and neighborhoods. Investigators identified a pattern of three muggings that may be related. In each case, two men or teenagers punched their victims and took property, police said. The pattern involves robberies on the 600 block of North