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Cops issue alert about robberies, burglaries on Near West Side

In the first, police noted robberies in the 1500 block of West 18th Street in Pilsen about 9:30 p.m. on Oct. 21. The second happened two days later about 11:15 a.m., on the 23rd. That happened in the 2000 block of South Hoyne Street in the Heart of Chicago neighborhood.

In the first, police noted robberies in the 1500 block of West 18th Street in Pilsen about 9:30 p.m. on Oct. 21. The second happened two days later about 11:15 a.m., on the 23rd. That happened in the 2000 block of South Hoyne Street in the Heart of Chicago neighborhood.

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One cluster of burglaries was reported in the area of Warren Boulevard and California Avenue in the Near West Side neighborhood: 3000 block of West Washington Boulevard on the 21st...

...in the area of Warren Boulevard and California Avenue in the Near West Side neighborhood: 3000 block of West Washington Boulevard on the 21st during the day, the 2600 block of West Warren Avenue on the...

...Side neighborhood: 3000 block of West Washington Boulevard on the 21st during the day, the 2600 block of West Warren Avenue on the 21st during the day, the 2900 block of West Washington Boulevard on the...

...day, the 2600 block of West Warren Avenue on the 21st during the day, the 2900 block of West Washington Boulevard on the 21st during the day, the 2600 block of West Warren Avenue on the...

...the 2600 block of West Warren Avenue on the 22nd during the evening and the 3000 block of West Fulton Boulevard during the morning...

The other cluster was near Ashland Avenue and Madison Street in the same neighborhood: the 0-100 block of South Laflin Street on the 21st during the day, the 1500 block of West Monroe Street between the 21st and 23rd, and the 0-100 block of South Laflin Street on the 24th during the morning.

The other cluster was near Ashland Avenue and Madison Street in the same neighborhood: the 0-100 block of South Laflin Street on the 21st during the day, the 1500 block of West Monroe Street between the 21st and 23rd, and the 0-100 block of South Laflin Street on the 24th during the morning.

  • Are these the same scum bags roaming Carroll and Fulton area??

  • we need change CLEAN-UP THE CORNERS

    If it's becoming a serious, serious burden, I'd suggest the Near West Side residents do what we do on the Far West Side. Many of us have invested in cameras for our properties including garages, alley's and rear decks. We also exchange phone numbers, talk to each other almost daily...

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    If it's becoming a serious, serious burden, I'd suggest the Near West Side residents do what we do on the Far West Side. Many of us have invested in cameras for our properties including garages, alley's and rear decks. We also exchange phone numbers, talk to each other almost daily and anytime we see a strange face or suspicious person loitering in the alley or on our block we keep watch until they've left. And we make sure they see us watching them. In the morning before work we have coffee in the alley talk to each other as we pick up trash etc. The most important thing is to have an outdoor presence as often as possible.

    We rarely have break-ins or attempted break-ins on our block. Unfortunately, we have the corner drug dealers ruining our lives instead.

    Maybe get a gun and leave your door open... wink, wink.

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The Reader moves out of its longtime offices at 11 E. Illinois today, heading for the Sun-Times Building a few blocks away. The paper's staff has been blogging about the process all week.

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In a stark take on the remaining public housing near Halsted and Division, the New York Times says, "the Plan for Transformation, a national model in its scope and original ambition, is off schedule and in need of more money."

Biannual publication AREA Chicago is holding a fundraiser at Danny's Tavern, 1951 W. Dickens, tonight from 10pm to 2am. It's free to get in, but 25 percent of the bar proceeds will go to AREA -- so drink up!

PISTIL Magazine will celebrate the release of its fifth issue, "Idol," at the Hothouse, 31 E. Balbo, with a gallery exhibit and silent auction benefiting the American Red Cross. Featured artists include...

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Weekend violence in Chicago: 4 dead, 35 wounded

In the most recent homicide, a 36-year-old man died after being shot in the back of his head around 9:30 p.m. Sunday in the 2100 block of West 19th Street in the Heart of Chicago neighborhood on the Near West Side, said Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer Janel Sedevic.

Authorities charged James Tillman, 21, of the 1200 block of West Hastings Street, with one felony count of first-degree attempted murder, one felony count of aggravated battery...

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Family members embrace at the scene where two men were shot on Saturday, including a 23-year-old man who was killed in the 5500 block of West Corcoran Place in Chicago.

...17-year-old boy was fatally wounded as he walked down the sidewalk in the 8200 block of South Houston Avenue in the South Chicago neighborhood, said News Affairs Officer Ana Pacheco. The 17-year-old...

...p.m. Friday, Charles Wright, 39, died after being shot in the stomach in the 5400 block of South Hoyne Avenue in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side, police said. He was...

...Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, said News Affairs Officer Ron Gaines. Wright, of the 3100 block of West 71st Street, died of multiple gunshot wounds...

Police blocked off the front porch of a red-brick house at the intersection of West 54th Street and South Hoyne Avenue at that shooting. One block east, evidence lay in a narrow alley between two homes on South Seeley Avenue.

...the hand during an attempted car hijacking around 3:40 a.m. Sunday in the 7900 block of South Paulina Street in the Gresham neighborhood on the South Side, police said. The officer was taken to...

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2 students suffer chemical burns at Near West Side high school

The students were taken to Stroger Hospital in fair-to-serious condition from a school in the 1200 block of South Damen, Fire Media Affairs spokesman Will Knight said just before 11 a.m. Their ages and genders were not immediately known.

UIC College Prep is located at 1231 S. Damen, but a spokeswoman for Noble Network of Charter Schools said she could not comment on the situation Friday morning.

11 hours ago

2 taken to hospitals after fire at UIC College Prep

A Level 1 Hazmat alert was issued for the school near Roosevelt and Damen.

11 hours ago

2 students suffer chemical burns at UIC campus

About 10:30 a.m., Chicago Fire Department paramedics were called to Damen and Washburne avenues for a call of injured students, according to Fire Media information. A hazardous material situation was called at the scene.

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Two Suffer Chemical Burns At UIC College Prep

A Fire Department spokesperson said two people were being transported John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of cook County in stable condition, after suffering chemical burns at UIC College Preparatory High School, at 1231 S. Damen Av.

15 hours ago

6 injured in citywide shootings Thursday

The 30-year-old man was shot about 11:55 p.m. in the 2000 block of South Paulina, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital in good condition.

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The man, 28, was shot in the shoulder, buttocks, arm and back in the 3900 block of South Wentworth, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where his condition had stabilized. A police source said the man is a documented gang member.

A 28-year-old man was shot in the leg and wrist about 5:45 p.m. in the 5400 block of South Federal, police said. He took himself to University of Chicago Medical Center, where his condition was stable.

The man, 30, told police he was shot in the 1100 block of North Springfield, police said. He took himself to Rush University Medical Center, where his condition had stabilized.

The teen was in the 1700 block of West Montvale about 4:20 p.m. when he was shot, police said. He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in critical condition.

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6 Wounded In Citywide Shootings On Thursday

The 30-year-old man was shot about 11:55 p.m. in the 2000 block of South Paulina, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital in good condition.

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The man, 28, was shot in the shoulder, buttocks, arm and back in the 3900 block of South Wentworth, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where his condition had stabilized. A police source said the man is a documented gang member.

A 28-year-old man was shot in the leg and wrist about 5:45 p.m. in the 5400 block of South Federal, police said. He took himself to University of Chicago Medical Center, where his condition was stable.

The man, 30, told police he was shot in the 1100 block of North Springfield, police said. He took himself to Rush University Medical Center, where his condition had stabilized.

The teen was in the 1700 block of West Montvale about 4:20 p.m. when he was shot, police said. He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in critical condition.

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