What a weekend, huh? Lollapalooza was in rare form. Swarms of dirt bikers, sometimes hundreds at at time, zoomed across the streets and sidewalks. And crowds gathered to watch cars do donuts in the middle of a Lakeview intersection.
A Wrigleyville man who sued the Chicago Police Department and two cops who he said beat him and filed false charges against him during the Cubs World Series victory celebration in 2016 has won nearly $54,000 in federal court.
Police on Friday arrested a burglar as he took time out to lounge on the victim’s sofa in Wrigleyville, prosecutors say. It’s at least the third time the accused man, Jeff Sarfo, has been charged with committing felonies in Wrigleyville.
A man who broke into a sports apparel store across from Wrigley Field was identified as the perpetrator after cops arrested him in another case and found him wearing several layers of baseball jerseys, prosecutors said
A business group that represents businesses in Boystown may pull the plug on its long-time armed security patrol as attitudes toward policing change and the Chicago Police Department itself suggests better ways for it to spend money, according to a recent presentation.
Police are investigating two more robberies in the Wrigleyville and neighborhoods, both reported Friday night. The latest incidents follow the robbery of a woman inside an apartment building in the same area on Thursday.
A Lakeview woman was carjacked outside her home on Friday afternoon, police said. Investigators are trying to determine if the hijackers are also responsible for stealing packages and other property from an Amazon delivery truck nearby.