(L to R) Sgt. Andy Dakuras; Officer J. Norwood Jr; and Officer J. Rodriguez III | Chicago Police Memorial Foundation An 18th District police sergeant is being recognized for rescuing a woman from her “altered state” boyfriend who was found choking and biting flesh from the woman’s face in a Streeterville apartment. The Chicago Police
The Streeterville skyline | Roman Boed on Flickr Chicago police have issued a robbery alert for Streeterville after at least five women have been mugged in the lakefront neighborhood since last Tuesday. CWBChicago has been reporting on these crimes since last week. Police said one or two offenders are approaching women from behind and taking
Approximate locations of Monday’s robberies. | Multiplottr Three women were robbed in less than 10 minutes yesterday evening near the Magnificent Mile and Streeterville, according to police reports. Monday’s spree is similar to a wave of robberies that unfolded on Friday afternoon. • A woman walked up to a patrol officer outside the Drake Hotel
Approximate locations of the attacks. Three people ranging in age from 12 to 55 were robbed in a series of assaults stretching from Old Town to Streeterville on Friday afternoon. No one is in custody. Two of the robberies were reported in the Old Town neighborhood: • A 12-year-old boy was jumped and robbed by
An officer hangs crime scene tape on Chicago Avenue | Snapchat Four people were shot, and another person was critically stabbed in two separate incidents early Saturday near the lakefront in Streeterville, according to police reports. A fifth person was shot in nearby River North. Police on patrol near the Hubbard Street bar strip reported
Approximate locations of the incidents. A couple of car thieves came up empty-handed Monday afternoon after they tried to steal vehicles from at least two drivers in the River North and Streeterville neighborhoods. Shortly after 2 p.m., a would-be thief jumped into the driver’s seat of a man’s car as he was putting items in
Pedro Strop | MLB Cubs pitcher Pedro Strop told reporters that his car was stolen in Chicago yesterday—and he was still dealing with the matter as the team started playing the Dodgers at Wrigley Field. “I was still giving them my information in the fourth inning,” Strop said. “I told them, ‘I have to go.
Approximate location of this morning’s robbery. | Google A visitor from Venezuela was robbed at gunpoint as she sat in her car in the Streeterville neighborhood early Saturday, according to police reports. Two men approached the 24-year-old woman in the 900 block of North Dewitt and opened her car doors around 12:55 a.m. One of