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EXCUSE #1394: Things Aren't Bad…Per Capita

Oh, God help us. You know things are bad when the police move away from talking about whether crime is up or down and they start talking about how we stack up per capita. Wrong yardstick, officers. Violent robberies are way, way up and you know it. Now you’re simply justifying the increase by telling us

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YES THEY CAN!: "Lakeview" Info Flyer Now Online

Yes, they can! The readers who put together yesterday’s flyers for Boystown have heard your calls. This morning, they sent us a version for neighbors who need a “Lakeview” headline rather than “Boystown.” They’re online now. Lakeview PDF for home printing is here. (61KB) Lakeview PDF for digital jobs (“full bleed”) is here. (61KB) And here are

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BOOMERANG: Busted In Winter, Back in Summer

A 19-year-old Park Forest man who was arrested in January along with two alleged accomplices for robbing a man at Belmont and Sheffield is back in the neighborhood, enjoying this wonderful weather we’re having. And taking part in a 13-on-one beating. Allegedly, of course. In the January attack, our migrating jailbird and two accomplices beat