Dogs Gone Wild! Amid robbery and carjacking spike, CPD deploys tactical unit to tackle leash law violations

The Lakeview-based Town Hall (19th) Police District has a few problems these days. Robberies are up 138%. Carjackings are spiking. Even the local alderman’s office has been burglarized. And, like most of the city’s police districts, Town Hall — which spans from Lawrence to Fullerton and from the lake to the river — has been sending some

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Woman robbed while walking in Roscoe Village

Police are investigating after a 31-year-old woman was battered and robbed while walking in Roscoe Village on Saturday evening. The victim was in the 3400 block of North Wolcott when two masked men pushed her against a wall and slapped her face repeatedly around 8:07 p.m., said Officer Hector Alfaro, a CPD spokesperson. Both men