CWB Chicago https://cwbchicago.com Wed, 21 Apr 2021 11:19:44 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.7.1 https://i1.wp.com/cwbchicago.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/cropped-CWBLOGO-SEPT16-Square.jpg?fit=32%2C32&ssl=1 CWB Chicago https://cwbchicago.com 32 32 166888118 17-time convicted felon gets 3 year sentence for stealing blind musician’s guitar at Loop CTA station https://cwbchicago.com/2021/04/17-time-convicted-felon-gets-3-year-sentence-for-stealing-blind-musicians-guitar-at-loop-cta-station.html?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=17-time-convicted-felon-gets-3-year-sentence-for-stealing-blind-musicians-guitar-at-loop-cta-station Wed, 21 Apr 2021 11:09:09 +0000 https://cwbchicago.com/?p=27966 JACKSON-BLUE-MAURICE-WILLIAMS-CCSO

A man who’s amassed more than 80 criminal cases in Cook County under at least 20 different aliases has been sentenced to three years in prison for stealing a blind man’s guitar at the Jackson Blue Line platform.

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Man gets 7-year sentence for Boystown carjacking that was caught on video https://cwbchicago.com/2021/04/man-gets-7-year-sentence-for-boystown-carjacking-that-was-caught-on-video.html?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=man-gets-7-year-sentence-for-boystown-carjacking-that-was-caught-on-video Wed, 21 Apr 2021 10:42:55 +0000 https://cwbchicago.com/?p=27964

A Chicago man has been sentenced to seven years in prison for throwing a 61-year-old woman from her vehicle during a carjacking in the Boystown neighborhood in May 2019.

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Package room burglar sought in Lakeview East https://cwbchicago.com/2021/04/package-room-burglar-sought-in-lakeview-east.html?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=package-room-burglar-sought-in-lakeview-east Wed, 21 Apr 2021 10:12:35 +0000 https://cwbchicago.com/?p=27961

Police are looking for a man who’s forced his way into a pair of Lakeview apartment buildings over the past week to steal packages and other items.

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Man charged with trying to steal laptop from Chicago police squad car https://cwbchicago.com/2021/04/man-charged-with-trying-to-steal-laptop-from-chicago-police-squad-car.html?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=man-charged-with-trying-to-steal-laptop-from-chicago-police-squad-car Tue, 20 Apr 2021 22:08:23 +0000 https://cwbchicago.com/?p=27957

Breaking into a car? Dumb. Breaking into an unmarked police car while officers are handling a call nearby? That’s really dumb.

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Cops look for car used by gunman who shot at Rogers Park police station https://cwbchicago.com/2021/04/cops-look-for-car-used-by-gunman-who-shot-at-rogers-park-police-station.html?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=cops-look-for-car-used-by-gunman-who-shot-at-rogers-park-police-station Tue, 20 Apr 2021 17:45:10 +0000 https://cwbchicago.com/?p=27953

Area Three detectives on Tuesday released a surveillance image of the car used by a gunman who opened fire on the 24th District police station in Rogers Park over the weekend.

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Community bond funds say they help poor people get out of jail — but some of their choices raise eyebrows https://cwbchicago.com/2021/04/community-bond-funds-say-they-help-poor-people-get-out-of-jail-but-some-of-their-choices-raise-eyebrows.html?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=community-bond-funds-say-they-help-poor-people-get-out-of-jail-but-some-of-their-choices-raise-eyebrows Tue, 20 Apr 2021 15:39:53 +0000 https://cwbchicago.com/?p=27951

While CCBF’s publicity materials say it posts bond for people who “cannot afford to pay the bonds themselves and who have been impacted by structural violence,” court records show the group does not shy away from winning release for people who are accused of violent crimes.

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Cops warn Uptown residents about recent carjacking pattern https://cwbchicago.com/2021/04/cops-warn-uptown-residents-about-recent-carjacking-pattern.html?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=cops-warn-uptown-residents-about-recent-carjacking-pattern Tue, 20 Apr 2021 11:30:21 +0000 https://cwbchicago.com/?p=27948

Police issued a community alert for the Uptown neighborhood early Tuesday after investigators linked two recent carjackings to the same offenders.

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#17: 16-year-old charged with murder, robbery in alleged pot dealer rip-off https://cwbchicago.com/2021/04/17-16-year-old-charged-with-murder-robbery-in-alleged-pot-dealer-rip-off.html?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=17-16-year-old-charged-with-murder-robbery-in-alleged-pot-dealer-rip-off Mon, 19 Apr 2021 16:17:15 +0000 https://cwbchicago.com/?p=27941

A 16-year-old boy was charged with first-degree murder and robbery over the weekend as prosecutors accused him of helping kill and rob a pot dealer in Bronzeville last month.

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#16: Man chased down and killed victim while on electronic monitoring for gun case, prosecutors say https://cwbchicago.com/2021/04/16-man-chased-down-and-killed-victim-while-on-electronic-monitoring-for-gun-case-prosecutors-say.html?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=16-man-chased-down-and-killed-victim-while-on-electronic-monitoring-for-gun-case-prosecutors-say Sun, 18 Apr 2021 22:14:04 +0000 https://cwbchicago.com/?p=27936

Semaj Dixon, 21, is the 16th person charged with killing, trying to kill, or shooting someone in Chicago this year while on bond for another felony case.

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Rogers Park police station struck by gunfire Sunday morning https://cwbchicago.com/2021/04/rogers-park-police-station-struck-by-gunfire-sunday-morning.html?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=rogers-park-police-station-struck-by-gunfire-sunday-morning Sun, 18 Apr 2021 18:17:03 +0000 https://cwbchicago.com/?p=27932

Gunshots were fired outside the Chicago police station in Rogers Park on Sunday morning. No one was injured, but the station was struck by bullets, according to a CPD report.

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