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Search the results of 244 investigations into alleged police misconduct

11:00 a.m., July 06, 2007, 8301 S. Exchange Ave.

12:22 a.m., February 01, 2008, 9101 S. Stony Island Ave.

07:30 p.m., April 26, 2008, 9647 S. Ewing

05:53 p.m., July 04, 2008, 2046 E. 83rd St

05:50 a.m., September 28, 2008, 7900 block of South Clyde Avenue

10:48 p.m., September 09, 2012, 7941 S. South Shore Drive

03:12 p.m., March 29, 2013, 2014 E. 94th St.

11:54 p.m., May 14, 2013, 1610 E. 83rd St.

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12:47 a.m., April 15, 2006, 6966 N. Glenwood Ave.

01:38 a.m., April 30, 2006, 10011 S. Wallace St.

10:46 p.m., May 03, 2006, 3850 W. Roosevelt Road

08:09 p.m., May 16, 2006, 1136 N Monticello Ave.

10:03 p.m., June 03, 2006, 2101 E. 71st St.

03:23 a.m., July 16, 2006, 7100 block of South Champlain Avenue

05:31 p.m., August 07, 2006, 424 W. Division St.

01:50 a.m., October 21, 2006, 4501 S. Ashland Ave.

09:19 p.m., November 28, 2006, 6700 block of South Prairie Avenue

03:35 a.m., April 28, 2007, 7829 S. Burnham Ave.

12:48 a.m., May 14, 2007, 360 North Hoyne Avenue

04:42 p.m., June 14, 2007, 4500 block of South Wood Street

11:31 a.m., July 15, 2007, 11528 S. Yale Ave.

08:57 p.m., July 15, 2007, 5028 W. Adams St.

04:59 p.m., July 16, 2007, 9132 S. Prairie Ave.

07:44 p.m., August 06, 2007, 1129 S. Mozart St.

10:09 a.m., September 14, 2007, 527 E. Browning Ave.

10:23 p.m., October 05, 2007, 7832 S. Cregier Ave.

10:31 p.m., November 13, 2007, 16 N. Lorel Ave.

03:36 a.m., December 28, 2007, 4200 block of West Ogden Avenue

04:17 a.m., December 30, 2007, 441 E. 29th Place

08:25 a.m., January 22, 2008, 314 E. 43rd St.

08:27 p.m., May 16, 2008, 501 W. 127th St.

10:44 p.m., June 11, 2008, 13052 S. Drexel Blvd.

02:41 a.m., June 14, 2008, 21 W. 59th St.

05:04 p.m., June 24, 2008, 2721 N. Kilbourn Ave.

03:21 a.m., June 27, 2008, 8100 block of South Evans Avenue

01:53 a.m., July 02, 2008, 2401 W. Belmont Ave.

07:56 p.m., August 22, 2008, 651 East 89th St.

09:11 p.m., August 25, 2008, 5555 N. Washtenaw Ave.

02:53 p.m., September 16, 2008, 7000 S. Bishop St.

07:35 p.m., September 27, 2008, 7700 block of South Kedzie Avenue

11:35 p.m., October 08, 2008, 8200 block of South Maplewood Avenue

10:24 p.m., October 27, 2008, 841 N. Homan Ave.

01:35 a.m., November 02, 2008, 5000 block of North Bernard Street

08:30 p.m., November 08, 2008, 4445 S. King Drive

08:34 p.m., December 18, 2008, 13448 S. Burley Ave.

04:05 a.m., February 14, 2009, 8500 S. Cottage Grove Ave.

12:20 p.m., May 09, 2009, 150 E. Walton St.

09:42 p.m., May 11, 2009, 7100 block of South Winchester Avenue

02:20 a.m., May 17, 2009, 5359 S. Homan Ave.

01:37 p.m., May 22, 2009, 8109 S. Elizabeth St.

06:56 p.m., May 27, 2009, 4332 W. Washington Blvd.

08:42 p.m., June 02, 2009, 2340 West Madison St.

11:34 p.m., July 01, 2009, 2 S. Whipple St.

12:34 p.m., July 28, 2009, 4335 W. 31st St.

02:26 p.m., August 17, 2009, 8145 S. Blackstone Ave.

11:10 p.m., August 26, 2009, 5849 S. Kedzie Ave.

12:49 p.m., August 27, 2009, 151 N. State St.

03:09 p.m., September 11, 2009, 6938 S. Eberhart Ave.

10:51 p.m., October 16, 2009, 6340 S. King Drive

03:30 p.m., November 12, 2009, 6100 block of South Eberhart Avenue

09:21 p.m., December 03, 2009, 4010 W. 18th St.

09:00 p.m., December 24, 2009, 2000 block of West 51st Street

07:25 p.m., December 29, 2009, 5432 S. Indiana Ave.

07:37 p.m., January 21, 2010, 4331 W. Augusta Blvd.

11:08 p.m., January 28, 2010, 4540 S. Michigan Ave.

08:54 p.m., February 18, 2010, 5151 S. Honore St.

01:44 p.m., January 01, 2010, 300 E. 75th St.

10:23 p.m., March 23, 2010, 4228 S. Mozart St.

09:03 p.m., March 29, 2010, 1400 N. Mayfield Ave.

12:44 a.m., April 01, 2010, near Pine Avenue and Huron Street

11:00 p.m., April 02, 2010, 617 N. Homan Ave.

12:38 a.m., June 03, 2010, 932 N. Central Park Ave.

09:06 p.m., June 14, 2010, 6922 S. Vernon Ave.

02:14 a.m., July 05, 2010, 128 N. Leamington Ave.

03:45 p.m., July 07, 2010, 6120 S. Racine Ave.

12:45 p.m., July 08, 2010, 111 West 75th St.

12:27 a.m., October 10, 2010, 846 E. 89th St.

08:45 p.m., October 13, 2010, 3950 N. Marmora Ave.

05:27 p.m., October 31, 2010, 3201 S. Damen Ave.

04:58 p.m., November 22, 2010, 5852 S. Western Ave.

08:31 p.m., December 04, 2010, 8139 S. Ashland Ave.

01:52 a.m., January 01, 2011, 834 E. 79th St

10:10 p.m., January 28, 2011, 2233 S. Kolin Ave.

05:49 p.m., February 26, 2011, 1500 W. Devon Ave.

12:26 a.m., March 09, 2011, 6949 S. Halsted St.

02:54 p.m., March 12, 2011, 7042 S. St. Lawrence Ave.

10:43 p.m., April 08, 2011, 8128 S. Maryland Ave.

08:30 p.m., April 18, 2011, 6308 S. Ashland Ave.

12:58 a.m., May 17, 2011, 6221 S. Peoria Drive

01:18 a.m., May 30, 2011, 2057 N. Kostner Ave.

06:15 p.m., May 30, 2011, 6243 S. Vernon Ave.

10:44 p.m., May 31, 2011, 12355 S. Wallace St.

05:51 p.m., June 08, 2011, 3700 W. Washington Blvd.

10:08 p.m., June 17, 2011, 1946 W. 87th St.

03:26 p.m., June 23, 2011, 10300 block of South Trumbull Avenue

11:11 p.m., July 11, 2011, 1765 W. 95th St.

04:23 p.m., July 16, 2011, 52 N. Parkside Ave.

12:34 a.m., July 17, 2011, 8004 S. Ashland Ave.

09:47 p.m., July 17, 2011, 2942 N. Lotus Ave.

12:58 a.m., July 19, 2011, 9204 S. Justine St.

08:08 p.m., July 25, 2011, 600 N. Sawyer Ave.

10:57 p.m., July 25, 2011, 1007 N Kedvale Ave.

09:08 p.m., August 22, 2011, 4819 N. Central Park Ave.

02:40 a.m., August 26, 2011, 2200 W. Van Buren St.

01:15 p.m., August 30, 2011, 958 N. Parkside Ave.

05:40 p.m., September 13, 2011, 951 West 73rd St.

10:31 p.m., September 15, 2011, 5339 N. Kedzie Ave.

11:09 p.m., October 01, 2011, 6237 S. Eberhart Ave.

03:47 a.m., November 05, 2011, 1132 N. Ashland Ave.

04:00 a.m., November 27, 2011, 319 W. Erie St.

08:03 p.m., December 11, 2011, 2009 S. Western Ave.

09:48 p.m., February 29, 2012, 3141 W. 26th St.

12:51 p.m., March 02, 2012, 8253 S. Stewart Ave.

07:34 p.m., March 22, 2012, 10501 S. Green Street (alley)

09:54 p.m., May 16, 2012, 3135 W. 84th Place

11:30 a.m., August 09, 2012, 6304 S. Honore St.

01:15 p.m., August 30, 2011, 99 S. LaSalle St.

08:07 p.m., August 28, 2012, 1313 W. 112th St.

09:49 p.m., August 29, 2012, 6611 S. Langley Ave.

08:51 p.m., September 02, 2012, 670 E. 131st St.

12:24 a.m., September 04, 2012, 8919 S. Union Ave.

09:26 p.m., September 09, 2012, 5429 W. Bloomingdale Ave.

08:50 p.m., September 15, 2012, 7658 S. Wolcott Ave.

11:27 p.m., September 23, 2012, 210 N. Lockwood Ave.

02:15 a.m., October 25, 2012, 6700 S. Morgan St.

11:17 p.m., October 28, 2012, 8211 S. Drexel Ave.

07:02 p.m., November 04, 2012, 1151 S. Independence Blvd.

11:45 p.m., November 14, 2012, 7900 S. South Shore Drive

09:40 p.m., November 29, 2012, 3700 S. King Drive

11:09 a.m., December 15, 2012, 1551 W. Garfield Blvd.

11:33 a.m., February 16, 2013, 3905 W. Chicago Ave.

11:50 p.m., February 19, 2013, 1601 N. Milwaukee Ave.

10:27 p.m., April 28, 2013, 315 S. Leavitt St.

04:18 p.m., May 05, 2013, 1240 S. Independence Blvd.

12:29 a.m., June 14, 2013, 4436 N. Mulligan Ave.

10:54 p.m., June 16, 2013, 6610 S. Sangamon St.

01:42 p.m., July 04, 2013, 5645 S. State St.

02:09 a.m., September 07, 2013, 410 E. 63rd St.

05:22 p.m., September 20, 2013, 5611 W. Roscoe Ave.

10:42 p.m., September 26, 2013, 1912 S. Morgan St.

09:42 p.m., September 30, 2013, 1335 W. 76th St.

02:30 a.m., May 11, 2014, 2 N. Lotus Ave.

11:26 p.m., May 24, 2014, 7059 S. Racine Ave.

09:02 p.m., July 05, 2014, 7015 S. Wood St.

11:54 p.m., October 23, 2014, 7958 S. Justine St.

    Officer-involved shootings
    Explore the full results of 244 investigations into officer-involved shootings in Chicago.
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  • Lord Uffda rocking i den frie verden

    Well, the gun nut jagoffs carrying around heavy weaponry, are usually doing it legally with a permit. You understand the word, legally, right? LOL

  • Speaking from experience, Oaf?

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  • Rockin' Readers!!!

    Mrs. Isaak is asking for $455.74:
    My students need 35 sets of Bob Books for beginning readers.
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2 dead, 10 wounded in shootings across the city overnight

...Police Department spokesman Officer Jose Estrada. The man was sleeping in his car in the 9100 block of South Anthony Avenue when he heard gunshots and realized he was struck in his left ear, Estrada said...

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Both teenagers were standing on a sidewalk in the 8200 block of South Ingleside Avenue when a male attacker walked up to them and fired shots, Greer said.

The man was standing on a sidewalk in the 6000 block of South Throop Street when a male gunman came out of a black SUV and fired shots, police said.

...Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side, Estrada said. The two were outside in the 3300 block of West Walnut Street when an unknown attacker walked up to them and fired shots, Estrada said...

...Park neighborhood on the West Side, Estrada said. The man was driving eastbound in the 2800 block of West Augusta Boulevard when an attacker standing nearby fired shots at his vehicle, Estrada said. The man was...

• Around 2:05 a.m. Sunday, a 28-year-old woman and a 24-year-old man were wounded in a shooting in the West Englewood neighborhood on the South Side, Greer said. The two were standing on a sidewalk in the 1800 block of West 59th Street when an attacker walked up to them and fired shots, Greer said.

...p.m. Saturday, a 26-year-old man was wounded in a shooting on the 5500 block of South Shields Avenue in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side, police said. The man was sitting inside...

• Earlier Saturday, another man was shot farther south in the city's Morgan Park neighborhood. That shooting happened about 11:35 a.m. on the 11100 block of South Aberdeen Street, said Officer Bari Lemmon, a Chicago Police Department spokeswoman.

• About an hour before the Morgan Park attack, a 37-year-old man was wounded in a drive-by shooting on the city's West Side. That shooting happened about 10:30 a.m. on the 4400 block of West Lexington Street in the Lawndale neighborhood, said Officer Janel Sedevic, a Chicago police spokeswoman.

    2 dead, 10 wounded in shootings across the city overnight
    A man and a 16-year-old boy were killed and at least 10 people have been wounded in separate shootings since late Saturday morning across the city, officials said. The 16-year-old boy was shot to death and a 17-year-old boy was wounded in a shooting around 1 a.m.
    http://www.redeyechicago.com

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Three Killed, 23 Wounded In Weekend Shootings Across Chicago

A 52-year-old man was sleeping in his car in the 9100 block of South Anthony about 4:45 a.m. when he heard gunshots and felt pain, police said. He was shot in the ear and taken to Christ Medical Center where his condition was stabilized.

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Two boys, ages 16 and 17, were standing on the sidewalk in the 8200 block of South Ingleside when someone walked up and fired shots at them, police said.

He was standing on a sidewalk about 11:05 p.m. Saturday in the 6000 block of South Throop when someone got out of a black SUV and opened fire, police said. The man...

Two men, ages 28 and 34, were sitting in a parked vehicle in the 2900 block of West Lexington when a black vehicle pulled up alongside them and someone inside opened fire, according to Chicago Police.

They were in a vehicle about 10:40 p.m. in the 4600 block of South Ellis when someone walked up and opened fire, police said. The man then drove them to the University of Chicago Medical Center.

About 4:05 a.m., the men, ages 28 and 30, were standing outside in the 3300 block of West Walnut when someone walked up and fired shots, police said.

    Three Killed, 23 Wounded In Weekend Shootings Across Chicago
    (STMW) - Three people were killed and at least 23 others, including a 7-year-old girl, have been wounded in shootings across Chicago since late Friday. The most recent fatal shooting happened about 1 a.m. Sunday in the Chatham neighborhood on the South Side, police said.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

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Secret recording divulged by defense in shooting of Chicago cop

Pearson was responding to a call of a "juvenile disturbance" in the 8400 block of South Kingston Avenue when he saw Sadler clutch his waistband — a possible sign he was carrying a gun, prosecutors have said. Sadler took off running, they said.

    Secret recording divulged by defense in shooting of Chicago cop
    Attorneys for a man charged with shooting a Chicago police officer in 2012 dropped another potential bombshell Friday: the existence of a recording that could contradict the sworn testimony of a Cook County prosecutor.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Aug 23

Updated 2 days ago

4 Dead, 29 Wounded in Shootings Since Friday Evening

A 21-year-old woman was shot in the thigh at about 8:05 p.m. Friday in the 8000 block of South Escanaba in the South Chicago neighborhood.

A 29-year-old woman was shot in the ankle and suffered a graze wound to the arm at about 12:30 a.m. Saturday in the 8100 block of South Manistee in the South Chicago neighborhood.

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The Cook County medical examiner's office identified the deceased teen as Cory Fisher, of the 3200 block of West Carroll.

A 28-year-old man was found at about 6 a.m.in the 1500 block of North Avers in the Humboldt Park neighborhood. He suffered gunshot wounds to the neck and the arm, police said.  The man was pronounced dead on the scene.

A 31-year-old man was shot in the arm during an apparent robbery at about 8:10 p.m. Friday in the 7800 block of South Laflin in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood.

A 29-year-old man was shot in the chest at about 10:07 p.m. Friday in the 10200 block of South Lowe in the Washington Heights neighborhood. 

A 38-year-old man was shot in the chest at about 10:30 p.m. in the 200 block of North Lockwood in the South Austin neighborhood.

A 22-year-old man was shot in the wrist at about 10:50 p.m. Friday in the 5100 block of South St. Louis in the Lawndale neighborhood.

A 15-year-old boy was shot in the foot at about 11:25 p.m. Friday in the 6400 block of South Mozart in the Marquette Park neighborhood.

A 19-year-old man was shot in the back at about 3:40 a.m. Saturday in the 2300 block of South Hoyne on the Lower West Side.

A 26-year-old man was shot in the hand at about 1:20 p.m. Saturday in the 7800 block of South Emerald in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood.

A 15-year-old boy was shot in the chest at about 2 p.m. Saturday in the 4600 block of South Winchester in the Back of the Yards neighborhood.

An 18-year-old man was shot in the back at about 4:45 p.m. Saturday in the 1300 block of West 82nd Street in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood.

A 25-year-old man was shot in the leg at about 9:30 p.m. Saturday in the 1200 block of North Keeler in the Humboldt Park neighborhood.

An 18-year-old man was shot in the foot at about 9:10 p.m. Saturday in the 700 block of West 50th Street in the Back of the Yards neighborhood.

A 19-year-old man was shot in the leg at about 11:15 p.m. in the 5000 block of West Hirsch in the Austin neighborhood.

A 24-year-old man was shot in the leg at about 12:30 a.m. Sunday in the 900 block of North Long in the Austin neighborhood.

A 16-year-old man was shot in the lower back at about 12:30 a.m. Sunday in the 6000 block of South Western in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood.

A 40-year-old man was shot in the lower back at about 2:55 a.m. in the 1800 block of North Mozart in the Humboldt Park neighborhood.

Two men, both 24, were shot at about 7:05 a.m. Sunday in the 3000 block of West Polk in the Garfield Park neighborhood.

    4 Dead, 29 Wounded in Shootings Since Friday Evening
    At least four people have died and another 29 have been wounded in shootings across Chicago since Friday evening. In the weekend's first fatal shooting, an 18-year-old man and a 16-year-old boy got into a street fight with another man at about 6:15 p.m. in the 3800 block of West Lexington, police said.
    http://www.nbcchicago.com

  • @Fiat124 - I understand that longer response times from police can lead to crimes not being reported. There would need to be a large amount of crimes going unreported to account for the downward vector that we're seeing.

  • Fiat124 Logan Square Lifer

    Over this summer, two bikes were stolen from two different neighbors' back yards. Neither reported them, because their insurance deductible was higher than the value of the bikes. Garages have been tagged and my neighbors have overpainted the tagging without reporting it. An attempt purse snatch down the block from...

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    Over this summer, two bikes were stolen from two different neighbors' back yards. Neither reported them, because their insurance deductible was higher than the value of the bikes. Garages have been tagged and my neighbors have overpainted the tagging without reporting it. An attempt purse snatch down the block from me resulted in the young woman moving back to Michigan, but never reporting it, since nothing was actually stolen.
    A policy change at 911 a couple of years ago has resulted in not sending a beat car out anymore for many classifications of crimes if they have 'already' occurred and aren't 'in-progress' jobs. You get referred to 311 to make a report and if people don't follow through, or if the crime classification is downgraded by the non-emergency call-taker, crime is effectively killed.
    Longer response from the police is part of it, but yes, a lot of crime is simply not being reported.

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Public Urination Hot Spots Puddle Near CTA Train Stops, Bar Districts (MAP)

...for 40 cents, a friendly fellow wearing a Superman T-shirt at the corner of 79th and Exchange — steps away from a Metra train station — offered up his opinion on why so many...

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Since 2013, police issued 77 tickets at 940 W. Addison that netted $20,750 in fines.

Police officers wrote 59 public urination tickets in the alley east of the L tracks at 22 E. Roosevelt Road netting $18,400 in fines.

In the last two years, police wrote 30 tickets raking in $5,760 in fines at 1514 N. Milwaukee.

Anderson said the nearby public peeing probably happens about as frequently as it did in the alley behind City Sole’s last location at the crossroads of North, Milwaukee and Damen, a six-corner intersection some locals call “The Crotch."

In Englewood, Preston Higgins told me he knew all too well that the alley between the CTA Green Line stop and the convenience store where you can get a can of beer for two bucks at 6316 S. Ashland doubles as an unofficial public toilet.

• At 14 W. 95th Street, the closest alley to the southernmost Red Line stop, police issued 45 public urination tickets.

• Steps away from the Wilson Red Line Stop at 1107 W. Wilson, police wrote 25 tickets that racked up $8,850 in fines.

The 49 public-urination tickets at that police officer have issued at 4612 W 50th Street — where the Orange Line makes its final stop at Midway Airport — offer further evidence that...

    Public Urination Hot Spots Puddle Near CTA Train Stops, Bar Districts (MAP)
    CHICAGO - Certain corners of Chicago attract people who, well, just can't contain themselves. And that's where Chicago police write the most public urination tickets. You probably could sniff out these spots yourself.
    http://www.dnainfo.com

  • Alderman Cappleman who proved his mettle with the "Pigeon PoopGate" fiasco has released a terse statement that his proposed and vague "Entertainment District" will employ the same evidence-based best practices and be urine stench-free most of the time.

  • brighton parker chicagoing

    urination hot spot? too nasty

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Landlord Rapes Tenant While Collecting Rent, Prosecutors Say

Martell McDonald, 24, stopped by the home in the 10500 block of South Oglesby Avenue to collect rent about 8:15 p.m. Sunday, according to Assistant State's Attorney Jennifer Keating, who spoke during a bond hearing Wednesday.

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McDonald, who lives in the 2600 block of West 21st Street in Little Village, was charged with criminal sexual assault using force. Cook County Judge Maria Kuriakos Ciesil on Wednesday ordered him held in lieu of $100,000 bail.

    Landlord Rapes Tenant While Collecting Rent, Prosecutors Say
    COOK COUNTY CRIMINAL COURTHOUSE - A landlord raped his 21-year-old tenant when he visited her South Deering home to collect rent Sunday night, prosecutors alleged. Martell McDonald, 24, stopped by the home in the 10500 block of South Oglesby Avenue to collect rent about 8:15 p.m.
    http://www.dnainfo.com

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Burglars bust hole in walls to steal from South Side businesses

Another hole-in-the-wall burglaries happened at another business at 1:30 a.m. July 22 in the 1600-block of East 87th Street. In mid-March, two businesses in the 8100-block of South Stony Island Avenue.

Another hole-in-the-wall burglaries happened at another business at 1:30 a.m. July 22 in the 1600-block of East 87th Street. In mid-March, two businesses in the 8100-block of South Stony Island Avenue.

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...wall between the two businesses.The incident happened at 5 a.m. Tuesday in the 1300-block of East 87th Street.Surveillance video shows a man breaking into the Red Snapper Fish & Chicken fast-food restaurant...

    Burglars bust hole in walls to steal from South Side businesses
    Business owners on Chicago's South Side are being warned after a sting of burglaries apparently executed by a thief busting holes in the walls of buildings next door. The latest incident happened last week, and it was a two-for-one burglary. A fast-food restaurant and cellphone store are connected, and the burglar or burglars stole money from both locations.
    http://abc7chicago.com

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