Mar 07

Updated Mar 12

10 shots fired in the 4100 block of North Central Avenue

Police recovered shell casings of another gang-related shooting in the (literally) Portage Park area.

CPD was looking for two cars a red Caravan and a white Toyota or Honda that were last seen heading south on Central Ave.

There was a POI with a facial tattoo being sought in the shooting last seen running west on Irving Park from Central.

Hey, Alderman Arena your plan for those 20 Section-8 CHA units sound like a really great idea, huh?

What did Einstein supposedly say? "The definition of insanity is to do the same thing repeatedly but expect different results."

  • CJC Homeowner since 2000

    Something does not add up. There are several Jewelers within walking distance of this incident who buy Gold for Cash and are reputable and pay fair price. This sounds like a drug deal gone bad and the Chain sale is the "victims'" cover.

  • I thought the Einstein quote came from the Roadrunner. He fell for the anvil every time.

Feb 27

Updated Mar 08

Shots fired

Hi, I live on the 5200 Block of Pensacola. Wanted those around this area to know that about 3-4 shots were heard between 4:30 and 4:45 am 2/27. (Based on my husband and neighbors recollection). When I went out for morning walk at 5:30 about 6-8 officers were investigating in the alley of Lockwood and Pensacola. I want to inform others to help document the gun incidents in the area. Fortunately, no one was injured. However, we need a police presence to avoid these incidents from occurring in the future.

  • Floyd thanks for the correction!!!

  • how bout marital law, I will never forget this. I was with a friend a long time ago and we got out of work late and went to angels on harlem to eat because they were open 24 hours. while we were at the restaurant his wife paged him (before...

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    how bout marital law, I will never forget this. I was with a friend a long time ago and we got out of work late and went to angels on harlem to eat because they were open 24 hours. while we were at the restaurant his wife paged him (before cell phones), he blew her off. well on the way back i wanted to stop off and wash my car so we went to the car wash on Lawrence and cicero. so we pulled into the slot and then some jerk pulled up right behind us with high beams on right up to my bumper. i was about to put the car back in drive and take off because the lights were so bright i had no idea who it was, but then... i seen her, yep his wife popped out dragged him by his ear and took him home. to this day don't know how she found us. all i heard was, so you don't call me back when i page you huh! we're going home!

    if more people had wifes like his, more guys would be at home.

Mar 07

Updated Mar 08

CARJACKING 5000 block of w. Hutchinson march 4th/SHOTS FIRED 4100 block of n. Central march 6th

A man was struck in the head and his car was stolen by 3 male hispanics on march 4th. On march 6th around 9pm two vehicles were involved in a shooting where 10 gunshots were heard. Its getting worse day by day. Its not even summer yet.

  • Speaking of 19th district. I believe alderman tunney was able to expedite some openings in that police district. Im sure if that could happen in the 16th district there would be police from other areas of the city that would love to work in an area where they were respected and actually received help to solve crime in the community. I dont know if this was done by petition or constantly harrasing alderman until something happened.

  • Kapel2 Neighborhood Resident

    Yes dr.j GANGS are the issue in Chicago, not the races and ethnic groups. Eliminate the GANGS no matter what race or culture they hail from and most of these crimes will also be eliminated.

Feb 27

Updated Feb 28

Liquor store in between Meade and Melvina on Addison robbed?

Few squad cars at the business. Went inside & change was thrown everywhere. Cops looking around the store for evidence. Was asked to leave. Robbery I'm assuming?

Feb 27

Updated Feb 27

Six Squads and an ambulance last night on Cicero at Roscoe?

Came home last night around 630/7, and there were a bunch of police and an ambulance there. Anyone know what happened? Ive checked all over, couldn't find anything.

Feb 27

Updated Feb 27

Shots fired pensacola and lockwood

Hello all i was awakened to 8 gunshots around 5am in the 5200 block of Pensacola. I called 911 and when i checked the alley i found 8 bullet castings. The police arrived shortly there after and collected the castings. For all of my neighbors, please be careful. If you see any suspicious characters please call 911. This cant go on and the more phone calls the more this crime gets documented. I never would have thought that this would...

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Hello all i was awakened to 8 gunshots around 5am in the 5200 block of Pensacola. I called 911 and when i checked the alley i found 8 bullet castings. The police arrived shortly there after and collected the castings. For all of my neighbors, please be careful. If you see any suspicious characters please call 911. This cant go on and the more phone calls the more this crime gets documented. I never would have thought that this would happen on our block. Call the alderman and demand more police service. He wants to bring in more subsidised housing that will bring more crime! We have enough to worry about now. There have already been enough people shot and stores robbed by gunpoint. Please be careful and aware of your surroundings.

  • I agree that there are too many shootings and it is happening in neighborhoods where we would not expect it to. No area is immune to the violence. We should definitely be reporting to the police as well.

    I just want to respectfully say that the comment about subsidized housing...

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    I agree that there are too many shootings and it is happening in neighborhoods where we would not expect it to. No area is immune to the violence. We should definitely be reporting to the police as well.

    I just want to respectfully say that the comment about subsidized housing bringing more crime to the area is not fair to say. I am a single mom in the area that would benefit from subsidized housing. I work a full time job and my children are well behaved and respectful. We would not bring crime to the area. The generalization that people living in subsidized housing contribute to crime is just not acceptable.

  • Im happy you are different and that you are raising respectful children. I would love to add to my neighborhood another loving family. But ive lived in chicago my whole life. Low income housing unfortunately brings trouble. Thats just the truth. All it takes is one bad apple. And before you know it you, you are awakened to the sounds of gunshots at 5am.

Feb 27

Updated Feb 27

Gunshots last night and again this morning in the 5200 block area of Hutchinson/Cullom.

Anyone else hear these? We called both incidents in to 911.

  • DeE B in Chicago Unemployed Single Mother

    I was Saturday night - they caught one guy & were looking for another according to police scanner. My daughter said she heard them again this morning - but I did not.

  • Thanks! I appreciate the info!

  • Is there gang members that live in the building on lockwood and Hutchinson ? Across from portage school. I think this may be where the trouble is coming from.

Feb 02

Updated Feb 14

Dog attack

My girlfriend was attacked by a dog yesterday near berteau and monitor. Light brown possible pit mix. Dog is owned by an elderly woman, who we believe lives on marmora between berteau and belle plaine.

My gf had to go to the er, get a tetanus shot, and her shoe and coat were ruined. The police/animal control are looking for this woman. If you have any info, I would greatly appreciate if you could message me on here or call CACC.

This lady cannot control the dog. It dragged my gf in the street. Whatever you feel about dogs, this is a bad situation. What if it goes after a kid?

  • Inactive user (but very active). Touché - :)

  • HoneyBadger resident

    Call 911? Discretely see if you can ascertain where the person goes, as in where he and the dog resides? The more info you have the better. Time of day?

Feb 03

Updated Feb 06

What happened at Charlottes tonight?

Saw cops, ambulances and yellow tape outside Charlottes earlier this evening (Austin and Gunnison). Looked like something other than a car accident. Anyone know?

Jan 30

Updated Feb 04

Neighbors Beware!!

Last night around 8:00 at Menard and Bernice southeast corner house (behind the firehouse)...2 male hispanics in their 40's were spotted trying to brake into a window by standing on the Central AC units..All while the people were home! Be aware of any noises outside and if that neighbors dog is barking his head off..there is a reason! Cops were called but the culprits got away. No neighborhood is safe anymore...Keep your eyes and ears open

  • Mike Bayne Dunning area New to the area and have 2 children.

    I had a run in with the 2 guys in the gold Jeep Cherokee, after returning home from dropping off my son at school this past week.

    As I got out of my car, the Jeep came creeping up the street behind me and drove about 2 houses ahead of...

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    I had a run in with the 2 guys in the gold Jeep Cherokee, after returning home from dropping off my son at school this past week.

    As I got out of my car, the Jeep came creeping up the street behind me and drove about 2 houses ahead of where I parked, and stopped in the middle of the street. I was looking around in the trunk of my car and saw it stop and just sit there. After about 2-3 minutes I closed the trunk and started to walk towards the Jeep thinking maybe they were looking for an address. As soon as I got about 10 feet from it, it sped off like they were running from the police or something.

    I didn't think anything about it and went into my house, leaving my inside door open to clean the window on my screen door. After being in the house maybe 5 minutes and cleaning the window, the same Jeep came down the block and again parked in the middle of the street in front of the same house. So now I am curious and immediately went out and tried to speak with the driver, and again I got maybe 5-10 feet from the car and it again sped off.

    Now I am pissed as it appears as if they were either playing with me or up to no good. So I went back in the house and it wasn't but 2-3 minutes and the Jeep was back out in front of the house again. This time I ran out there and got close enough to see 2 hispanic guys in the car and as soon as they saw me, they sped off even faster. This time though, they pulled down towards the end of the block and pulled into a parking spot. One of them got out of the car and appeared to be talking on the phone as he crossed the street. I waited for the guy to get far enough away from the Jeep and I went after him, full blown pissed off at this point. As soon as he seen me coming, he ran back to the car and took off. That was the last I saw of them, but about 10 minutes later, a police car came roaring down the street the wrong way, lights on and siren blaring.

  • Mike Bayne Dunning area New to the area and have 2 children.

    I called the police and made a report, unfortunately there was no back license plate to get a number.

    I live right off of Irving Park Road and between Oak Park and Harlem. Keep an eye out for this car, it's a gold colored cherokee 4 door with a black roof rack. Older model, probably early 2000's I'd say.

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