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DAILY TICKER: Tuesday, August 20, 2013

The city released info on two robberies this morning. The first incident is linked to CWB’s original report. HW405232 12 Aug 21:35 3300 N HALSTED ROBBERY ARMED:KNIFE/CUTTING INSTRUMENT ALLEY 1924 HW405764 12 Aug 23:20 3700 N SHEFFIELD ROBBERY STRONGARM – NO WEAPON SIDEWALK 1923 The CWB Daily Ticker is a dashboard of the most up-to-date robbery

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ABC7 AIRS ROBBERY REPORT: Police Commander Blatantly Lies To The Public

s***ABC7’s veteran investigative reporter Chuck Goudie’s report on Boystown’s robbery problem aired on Monday’s 10PM newscast. The report is available online. True to form, our district police commander still doesn’t come clean with the truth about where people are being victimized: “Frankly individuals are robbed walking through alleys, not paying attention to their surroundings,” said

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DAILY TICKER: Monday, August 19, 2013

The city released the details of 5 local robberies today. CWB original reports are linked, if available. HW402711 11 Aug 03:35AM 900 W BELMONT ROBBERY STRONGARM – NO WEAPON SIDEWALK HW403311 11 Aug 02:00AM 3300 N CLARK  ROBBERY STRONGARM – NO WEAPON SIDEWALK  HW407592 11 Aug 05:15AM 700 W CORNELIA ROBBERY STRONGARM – NO WEAPON

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QUESTION: Does This Seem Normal?

Broad strokes here. Big broad strokes. Is it “normal” for there to be six strong arm robberies here within 5 hours? If this is normal, just say so. Plotting of strong arm robberies between 12:45AM and 5:19AM on 11 August 2013 Image:  Chicago Police Department via CWB reader “T”

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WILLKOMMEN: Visitors Met By Police Welcome Wagon

Police officers made contact with several visitors who made the trek to enjoy Boystown Saturday night. Here are just a few of the folks/people that officers encountered during street stops on Halsted: – Mr. CB, a known Gangster Disciple, visited Halsted Street Saturday evening. Perhaps he was trying to break out of that whole “getting

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BLOTTER: Odds & Ends

Saturday, August 17 1:44AMA male victim reported that he was beaten up by a man wearing a bandana on his face near Cornelia and Seminary in Wrigleyville. A report was filed, but the exact nature of this event is not yet known. Saturday, August 17 4:09AMA man who kicked out a plate glass window at