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Cops: Drunk driver’s blood-alcohol level was 3x legal limit when he slammed head-on into Boystown drag performer’s car

Jherrion Bates, seen as Gigi Mayonaé, and his car. | Facebook A Bridgeport man’s blood-alcohol level was more than three times the legal limit when he swerved into oncoming traffic and slammed head-on into a northbound vehicle along Boystown’s Halsted Street bar strip early Thursday, according to court records. Felony charges have been filed. The

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Pickpockets are working Boystown clubs, cops warn

Pickpockets stole property from at least six women in Boystown-area bars over Pride Parade weekend, police said late Monday in a community alert. The thefts came one week after more than 30 people lost phones and other property to pickpockets while attending the neighborhood’s annual Pride Fest. CWBChicago told you about the Pride Fest theft

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Oh no! Health inspectors shutter Boystown’s last 24-hour restaurant as Pride Parade weekend arrives

Google With the Chicago Pride Parade just 3 days away, city inspectors have closed the Boystown IHOP location, accusing the restaurant of failing to correct issues that were discovered during a series of inspections, according to reports from the Department of Public Health. The city suspension notice. | Provided City workers slapped a fluorescent green

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Threats of mass shooting at Boystown bar send man to prison; Hate crime and terroristic threat charges are dropped in deal

Shane Sleeper pleaded guilty to threatening staff members of Sidetrack and other victims. | CPD; DNAInfo Editors note: This report conveys the content of threatening messages that prosecutors say were transmitted by Shane Sleeper. We have not corrected spelling, grammar, or punctuation in the messages cited. The man accused of making terroristic threats against a