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BLOTTER: Sleepy Thursday Morning

1:33AM:  Chicago Fire Department ambulance #6 was called to the Addison Red Line station to treat a man having a seizure. Upon arriving at the L stop, paramedics radioed to have police meet them at Illinois Masonic Medical Center because the man down appeared to have been robbed. Officers spoke with the victim at the

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BANK ROBBERY: "Disco Jewel" Targeted

The alleged bank robber is seen in action Tuesday. (Image source: FBI) Tuesday 21 May 20133:21 PMChicago Police Department Case #HW284688 The FBI today issued an alert for the woman who robbed the TCF Bank branch inside the a Jewel-Osco grocery store at 3531 N. Broadway Tuesday afternoon. The woman is also named as a

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STARBUCKS: A Grande Perv In The Bathroom

Well, wasn’t that a nice change of pace? Wrigleyville and Boystown police handled a number of calls overnight and this morning, but none amounted to much. Summer’s almost here, so enjoy nights like these when we get them. A quick rundown: 1:15 AM: A patron at Sidetrack, 3356 N. Halsted, claimed that someone “slipped me

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ROBBED NEAR ROSCOE'S: Victim Gives Up

Monday 20 May 201311:58 PMChicago Police Department Case #VICTIM DECLINED A victim called 911 to report that his wallet was stolen in a strong arm robbery at Halsted and Roscoe Street. The hoodlum, described as a male, black, 24 years old, 5’7″ tall, 140 pounds, wearing a dark shirt, blue jeans and carrying a black

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SEX ASSAULT: Fondler Flees, Victim Gives Chase

The intersection of Cornelia and Halsted, as seen on Google’s Streetview. Monday 20 May 201312:19 AM A female victim called 911 to report that she was sexually molested by a man on the corner of Cornelia Avenue and Halsted Street. The caller bravely followed her attacker east on Cornelia Avenue all the way to Broadway,

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SUSPICIONS CONFIRMED: Arrest on Aldine

Sunday 19 May 201311:49 PMChicago Police Department Case #HW282182 A concerned citizen called police to report a suspicious man sitting in a blue Ford Expedition on West Aldine Avenue between Broadway and Halsted.  Police arrived quickly, ran the vehicle’s expired Indiana plates, and took the man into custody on a marijuana possession charge. UPDATE 28

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STEAL WHEELS: 2 Stolen Cars Found, 4 Perps Cuffed

Image source: Google, Inc Sunday 19 May 20133:31 AMChicago Police Department Case #HW271670 & HW279744 There was at least one ray of light in last night’s police coverage of Wrigleyville and Boystown. Undercover officers spotted two occupied stolen cars on Fletcher Avenue at Sheffield. Up to 8 suspects bailed out of the vehicles upon seeing

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TAZED: Victim Gets Zapped, Robbed

Image source: Google, Inc Saturday 19 May 201311:59 PMChicago Police Department Case #HW280856 A group of attackers tazed a woman in her mid-20’s and stole her iPhone a couple of blocks southwest of Boystown at the intersection of Seminary and Wellington Avenues. The victim told police that 4 to 5 black women, including one who

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AFTERPARTY: Friday Mayhem Pales In The Shadow of Thursday's Main Event

Friday night’s Belmont Avenue festivities weren’t nearly as “festive” as Thursday night’s, but that doesn’t mean the punches didn’t fly and the handcuffs didn’t click. Police worked calls on Belmont between Sheffield Avenue and Halsted Street throughout the night, with the Belmont L stop being the center of attention. The first flareup came around 12:45AM