How could I forget He hit me with a surprise left My jaw left hurting Dropped wide open —Pearl Jam, Jeremy Talk about kicking people when they’re down. Some Wrigleyville residents have been vocal on neighborhood websites today, saying that they were kept awake by last night’s rain-delayed Pearl Jam concert that didn’t end until
Officers on patrol were flagged down at 3:30 this morning by a man who had been bloodied in a strong arm robbery outside of Jimmy John’s sandwich shop, 3326 N. Clark Street at Buckingham Avenue. An ambulance transported the victim to Illinois Masonic Medical Center. The incident is logged as Chicago Police Department Case #HW370591.
Friday, 19 July 2013 6:16PMTraffic enforcement officer: The driver of the Channel 5 news truck locked their keys inside the news van with the engine running outside of the Wrigley Field McDonald’s on Clark Street. Dispatcher #1: “Is there anyone out there with a car opening device who would like to help out the Channel
When the neighborhood’s going to Hell, you have to find something to smile about. Here’s the best we have to offer this morning: Thursday, 18 July 201311:25PM: Dispatcher warning to all 19th district officers: “If your personal car is parked in the visitors’ lot, you will be ticketed.” Exactly which police officer would be in
CWB is updating now with Friday morning reports. A least three robberies overnight. Details on the way.
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Police responded to a witness’ 911 call of a man being beaten near the L tracks on School Street between Clark and Sheffield at 4:15 this morning. Once on-scene, officers learned that the victim had been robbed at knifepoint of his phone, wallet, and keys. The offenders, a male, Hispanic with a mustache and a
An off-duty Chicago Fire Department employee called 911 shortly before 10PM last night to report that a male, black, wearing a green shirt and beige pants was harassing people as they passed the intersection of Broadway and Buckingham. Ten minutes later, an anonymous 911 caller reported that a male, black, 6’1″ tall, wearing a green
Trash overfills a receptacle after the 2009 Chicago Gay Pride Parade. Image: Eric Herot Alderman Tom Tunney may believe that anyone who wants to change the location of Chicago’s annual Gay Pride Parade is in the “minor, minor minority,” but DNAinfo is reporting this afternoon that even the 19th district police commander says changes need
The question we get from readers most often at CWB is, “How can I get involved?” Now, one of our readers has offered to help neighbors meet neighbors who are interested in similar action steps: Connecting with others is difficult, so I have set up an email account email@example.com that can act as a hub