A robbery victim was shot at, but not hit, during an afternoon hold up today in the 3300 block of North Kenmore, according to a 911 caller. CWB has been unable to determine if police have confirmed that a firearm was discharged. The incident happened at 4:16 this afternoon near Kenmore and Roscoe, when the
They’re the perfect pair! Yesterday afternoon, two of the neighborhood’s biggest fibs, “we have enough police officers” and “Center on Halsted clients don’t commit crimes” teamed up in a single incident that will never be recorded in our crime statistics. Around 12:30PM Sunday, a 911 caller reported that a woman was standing outside of the
A newly-formed group, Citizens for a Safer Lakeview, started an online petition recently in an effort to show city and police leadership that our neighborhood is serious about seeing improvement in the crime problem we’ve encountered in recent years. Petitioners are invited to share their reasons for signing the petition. CWB is sharing a few of the published
While there were few issues reported to police overnight Saturday into Sunday, one early morning incident was reported later today. A CWB reader emails about a beating overnight by six or seven males: One of my employees and her boyfriend were beaten up in the alley alongside the el at Waveland… They were not robbed.
A CWB reader passed along this story about a man arrested for carjacking and at least one more robbery yesterday afternoon on the DNAInfo.com River North page. The accompanying mugshot and the fact that the vehicle he carjacked at 1:20PM was found at Belmont and Broadway, where there just happened to be a robbery with
For the first time in 10 weeks, we got through a Saturday night/Sunday morning without running out of officers. There were no major non-domestic issues in the area. “Only” two of the district’s 15 beats did not have beat cars assigned to patrol them, which is a significant improvement over recent weekends, not to mention
An off-duty Cook County State’s Attorney investigator was the victim of an attempted armed robbery with a handgun at the bustling intersection of Belmont and Broadway at 1:55 this afternoon. Witnesses say the offender confronted the victim and produced a handgun in the Walgreens parking lot, but he did not get any proceeds. The victim
Update coming in minutes on CWB… Suspect-male, black, 40s heavy-set yellow hoodie last seen southbound from Belmont one block east of Broadway (Cambridge Ave)