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'Punk Cowards' Attacking Elderly Residents In String Of NW Side Burglaries

In each case, burglars attacked the victims while demanding their money and jewelry. The first took place around 1 p.m. May 19 in the 4100 block of North Avers. The second was in the 4800 block of West Nelson around 9:35 p.m. Tuesday, police said. 

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Sadly, attacks on the elderly are not new to the 5400 block of West Henderson Street, where an elderly couple was attacked and robbed Thursday night.

In each case, burglars attacked the victims while demanding their money and jewelry. The first took place around 1 p.m. May 19 in the 4100 block of North Avers. The second was in the 4800 block of West Nelson around 9:35 p.m. Tuesday, police said. 

    'Punk Cowards' Attacking Elderly Residents In String Of NW Side Burglaries
    PORTAGE PARK - Elderly residents in Portage Park are frightened - and even considering a move - after yet another violent burglary targeting older homeowners was reported in the area. Sadly, attacks on the elderly are not new to the 5400 block of West Henderson Street, where an elderly couple was attacked and robbed Thursday night.
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  • Gil Jimenez Private Investigator; IL concealed carry trainer

    I was responding to Beebs, but the comment is also of relevant generally.

  • @Gil Jimenez: Thanks Gil. If I do decide to move forward with this idea, I'll contact you to figure out next steps. Thanks a lot.

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Attempted kidnapping-be on the lookout

When: 26 may 2017
Where: 4100 block north Richmond

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Elderly couple robbed in Belmont Cragin home invasion

On May 19, police said a 78-year-old woman was beaten during home invasion took place in the 4100-block of North Avers Avenue.

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...6 feet 2 inches tall, climbed into the residence through a back window in the 5100-block of West Wellington Avenue at about 1:19 a.m. The suspect approached the husband and implied he had...

On Tuesday, 78-year-old Patricia Dema was hit in the face and robbed in her home in the 800-block of West Nelson Street.

    Elderly couple robbed in Belmont Cragin home invasion
    An elderly couple was targeted in another home break-in on Chicago's Northwest Side early Saturday. Police said the suspect, a white man, between 6 feet and 6 feet 2 inches tall, climbed into the residence through a back window in the 5100-block of West Wellington Avenue at about 1:19 a.m.
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May 15

Updated 2 days ago

Bike theft @ 4000 N Monticello block

There were two bikes stolen from 4016-22 N Monticello condo building. Two buckets were used to climb over 8 foot fence. Security camera was removed/destroyed. 2 bikes were stolen from porches. 3 bikes were left untouched.
Stolen bikes:
Biria fixed gear/single speed (black)
Charge plug 2 cyclecross (black)

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Irving and BellePlain shooting around 2am

Anyone have the 411 on what happened ?
I had to work in the morning but heard/saw all the police cars and Ambulance from my porch.

There seems to be an uptick of crime happening.. from people that don't live in the area.

2 days ago

  • Permit issued for electric wiring

    INSTALLATION OF NEW RRUS WITH RELATED ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT AT AN EXISTING WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS FACILITY AS PER PLANS. VZW SITE#126896.

    3761 N. Elston Ave. Issued May 23, 2017 Comment

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Grandmother, 78, Brutally Beaten in Home Invasion Speaks Out

Authorities said the home invasion took place around 1:15 p.m. May 19, in the 4100 block of N. Avers Ave. in the city’s Irving Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side.

    Grandmother, 78, Brutally Beaten in Home Invasion Speaks Out
    An grandmother savagely beaten in a home invasion earlier this month is speaking out after being released from the intensive care unit and says she hopes her assailant is captured and punished. Authorities said the home invasion took place around 1:15 p.m. May 19, in the 4100 block of N.
    http://www.nbcchicago.com

3 days ago

Woman beaten in Irving Park home invasion releases message to attacker

...he was interested in renting an apartment was able to get into her home at Avers and Elston...

    Woman beaten in Irving Park home invasion releases message to attacker
    There are strong words from a 78-year-old grandmother viciously beaten in her own Irving Park home to her attacker from the hospital she is recovering after she was critically injured in a home invasion. ABC7 Eyewitness News is not naming the victim, but her family told us she was moved out of the Intensive Care Unit Tuesday.
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Reward Offered in Case of Woman Beaten in Home Invasion

Authorities said the home invasion took place around 1:15 p.m. Friday afternoon, in the 4100 block of N. Avers Ave. in the city’s Irving Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side.

    Reward Offered in Case of Woman Beaten in Home Invasion
    After a 78-year old woman was brutally beaten in her Irving Park home, a reward has been offered in an effort to capture the assailant responsible for the crime. After a 78-year old woman was brutally beaten in her Irving Park home, a reward has been offered in an effort to capture the assailant responsible for the crime.
    http://www.nbcchicago.com

  • Eileen Dimberg Like our neighborhood people are friendly.

    I hope they find this monster , attacking an older woman in the middle of the day. I hope aggressive police action is being taken.

  • Yeah, the guy is an animal....of course, there are those SJW's on EB that like to remind me that my use of "animal" is wrong....I'm supposed to think of these criminals as "human beings"

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May 20

Updated 6 days ago

Family Speaks Out After Elderly Woman Brutally Beaten

Authorities said the home invasion took place around 1:15 p.m. Friday afternoon, in the 4100 block of N. Avers Ave. in the city’s Irving Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side.

    Family Speaks Out After Elderly Woman Brutally Beaten
    The daughter of an elderly woman beaten inside her Chicago home is speaking out, sharing new details about the brutal attack that left her mother in critical condition. Authorities said the home invasion took place around 1:15 p.m. Friday afternoon, in the 4100 block of N. Avers Ave.
    http://www.nbcchicago.com

  • My heart goes out to this victim and her family. I wish we could help ease her pain. Please know that we care.

6 days ago

Reward offered in beating of elderly woman in Irving Park

Police said the home invasion took place in the 4100-block of North Avers at approximately 1:13 p.m. Friday. The woman suffered numerous blows to the head...

...eye," Morales said.She said her mother was attacked in her ground floor apartment at Avers and Elston. She asked that her mother not be identified by name."Her clothes are soaked in...

    Reward offered in beating of elderly woman in Irving Park
    A reward is being offered for information on the person who beat an elderly woman in Chicago's Irving Park neighborhood on Friday afternoon. She is in critical condition at Presence Saint Francis Hospital in Evanston. The woman was not identified by name at the request of her daughters.
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May 20

Updated May 20

Woman, 78, Severely Beaten In Irving Park Home Invasion, Police Say

The woman "sustained numerous blows to the head and face" in the 4100 block of North Avers Avenue at 1:13 p.m., police said. 

    Woman, 78, Severely Beaten In Irving Park Home Invasion, Police Say
    CHICAGO - A 78-year-old woman is in critical condition after being severely beaten during a home invasion in Irving Park Friday afternoon, police said. The woman "sustained numerous blows to the head and face" in the 4100 block of North Avers Avenue at 1:13 p.m., police said. She was taken to St.
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  • 1:13 pm in the afternoon!

    I don't open my door to anyone I don't know. I speak through the window. I don't know if this guy broke down the door to get in, but you gotta wonder about somebody that would beat up an elderly person, especially a guy beating up an elderly woman.

    Wow.

May 19

Updated May 20

Stunning Library-CHA Complex Is As Innovative As Promised

John Ronan Architects delivered on that promise for the proposed Independence Branch Library, set to rise up at 4022 N. Elston Ave.

    Race Is On To Build Independence Library Before Funding Door Slams Shut
    IRVING PARK - The Independence Branch Library has waited more than 130 years for a building to call its own, but now that construction of a permanent home for the branch has been approved, the race is on to break ground post haste. Why the rush?
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  • CHA is currently flush with funds. Get moving and get it done!

May 20

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