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Grandmother carjacked during school pickup on NW Side

It happened Thursday afternoon outside St. John's Lutheran School, 4939 W. Montrose Ave.

This article has 1 other Chicago location (Show)

59-99 W. Jackson Blvd.

    Grandmother carjacked during school pickup on NW Side
    CHICAGO -- Chicago police are looking for a suspects in the armed carjacking of a grandmother while she was picking up her grandchildren at school on the Northwest Side. It happened Thursday afternoon outside St. John's Lutheran School, 4939 W. Montrose Ave.
    http://wgntv.com

  • Weebis Politically Incorrect Thought Criminal

    Remember Rahm's puppets in the msm tells us that crime is down. Ha ha.

  • Mute Truth is not determined by majority vote

    Im not believing anything from a person who claims chicago is trump free.

40 hours ago

Updated 8 hours ago

Woman carjacked at gunpoint while waiting to pick up grandchildren at Portage Park school

The woman, 72, was sitting in her car at St. John's Lutheran School in the 4900 block of West Montrose Drive around 2 p.m. Thursday when a small silver hatchback pulled up and a gunman walked up, police said.

    Woman carjacked at gunpoint while waiting to pick up grandchildren at Portage Park school
    A woman waiting to pick up her two grandchildren was carjacked at gunpoint while parked at a grade school in Portage Park on the Northwest Side, according to the school and Chicago police. The woman, 72, was sitting in her car at St. John's Lutheran School in the 4900 block of West Montrose Drive around 2 p.m.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

  • Lava girl future resident

    What kind of car did this lady have? I'm just trying to analyse what kind of cars they are attracted to hijack... or it doesn't matter?

  • Mute Truth is not determined by majority vote

    Ive been following these. There doesnt seem to be any trend. Probably more like a type of victim trend than type of car trend.

  • MJK

    Lava Girl,
    It doesn't matter. A lot of these are for joy riding. Someone I know was car jacked with a bump and run. They didn't take their phone so they were able to call the police. The car they used for the bump and run was also stolen. They aren't looking for particular cars, just low hanging fruit.

4 days ago

Updated 10 hours ago

  • Helping Keep All Learners Stay Calm And Engaged!

    Ms. Gikas is asking for $292.76:
    My students need a calming station with aromatherapy, a trapezoid table and stress balls to help students stay engaged in learning during an emotional crisis.
    Smyser Elementary School
  • Mute Truth is not determined by majority vote

    Everyone who gave to this fundraiser is not even from illinois so they wouldnt know that. (Except the teacher.) Glad to see the teacher gave for once. Donors choose is pretty smart making sure comments are only open to those who donate.

  • paul in jefferson jefferson park resident

    I request money so I can pay for all the city tax increases, 50,000 us dollars would be fine.

2 days ago

Updated 11 hours ago

    SuicideGirls: Blackheart Burlesque - Tickets - The Portage Theater - Chicago, IL, April 21, 2018 | Ticketfly
    https://www.ticketfly.com
  • Mute Truth is not determined by majority vote

    I went to this last year at park west. It was mostly women. I prefer men. Any men that were there seemed to be with their women.

  • Mute Truth is not determined by majority vote

    Fyi whoever posted that post above me i did not report it im sure eric didnt either. In the past ive assumed the other posters or people who have voted on comments were the reason comments were removed but it seems only 3 of us are on this thread. Im 99% sure none of us three reported it. So someone who hasnt commented or voted reported it or eb actually does monitor this place. Wonder why that comment was removed.

  • Mute Truth is not determined by majority vote

    Now it doesnt even show any posts were removed by eb. Weird.

6 days ago

Updated 13 hours ago

High Property Taxes? Here's Why!

City of Chicago Salaries. Remember ... this isn't including benefits.
https://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/dhr/dataset/current_employeenamessalariesandpositiontitles.html
Since most folks in Chicago have short attention spans, I will keep posting this until the next mayoral / municipal election!

    City of Chicago :: Current Employee Names, Salaries, and Position Titles
    311 City Services Administrative Hearings Animal Care & Control Aviation Budget & Management Buildings Bus. Affairs & Consumer Protection City of Chicago TV Civilian Office of Police Accountability Cultural Affairs & Special Events Emergency Mgmt & Communications
    https://www.cityofchicago.org
  • PortageRules Love Portage Park!

    Zero party alternative. The last serious alternative option for mayor was tony pereica and even he was viewed as cooky. This city would rather watch itself burn to the ground than vote red.

  • Politics Chicago style...don't forget the patronage that occurs...jobs...jobs...jobs. it's an industry unto itself.
    County lost some employees recently...Sec of State magically "created" security guard positions soon thereafter.

    During this election cycle (beginning in March) do a FOIA on those credentialed to work at your precinct polling place. X-reference that with govt employees and u will see these "volunteers" are beholden to the horse traders who trade jobs at a state/county/city level.
    Berrios/Benigno/Madigan/
    Cullerton/Rahm
    These guys are essentially the Directors/VP'S of HR for all levels of govt in the state.

Jan 09

Updated 15 hours ago

Gun shots

What is going on on Warwick!? I believe someone got shot a few houses down, that was a lot of shots!

  • Eric Pepeson NW-side deplorable, based-stickman, commie-crusher

    Anything that is corrupt, bankrupt and broken is run by democrats.

  • Mute Truth is not determined by majority vote

    Wasnt eb "broken" for a period of time?!

40 hours ago

Updated 18 hours ago

Grandmother, Reading Bible, Victim Of Car Jacking

She was outside of a school in the 4900 block of West Montrose, waiting to pick up her grandchildren and reading a bible.

    Grandmother, Reading Bible, Victim Of Car Jacking
    CHICAGO (CBS) - A 72-year-old woman was the victim of a car jacking in Chicago, the latest in a rash of them in the city. She was outside of a school in the 4900 block of West Montrose, waiting to pick up her grandchildren and reading a bible.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

  • robin in WRP I support a 28th Amendment 4Free & Fair Elections!

    No, Mr. Pepeson, there is too much corporate welfare! Millions of dollars for a new office for a hospital corporation that is badly run, and will be moved to Lisle to be with their new owner. Billions of dollars for agribusinesses to keep sugar and milk prices artificially low. Billions of dollars in Medicaid and food stamps because retailers like Walmart are not forced to pay a living wage.

  • Mute Truth is not determined by majority vote

    "Billions of dollars in Medicaid and food stamps because retailers like Walmart are not forced to pay a living wage."

    They pay a living wage. Just not for people with 5 kids.

    Walmart is not to blame. Its the high school drop outs with no education or workskills popping out babies with men who wont take care of them who work at walmart that are the problem.

    Minimum wage is 8.25 isnt it? Wal mart pays more. I know families of 3 living on walmart salaries not medicaid or foodstamps.

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Report: Culver's to Open 2nd Chicago Location

 The Portage Park location will be located in the 4900 block of West Irving Park Road, according to the company’s website.

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The Bronzeville location, which is set to open on Jan. 23, will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday to celebrate its opening day. That store will be located at 3356 South King Drive, and will feature the company’s signature assortment of butter burgers, frozen custard, and concrete mixers. 

    Report: Culver's to Open 2nd Chicago Location
    Chicago will get its first new Culver's in over a decade next week, but it will reportedly take less than a week for a second location to open its doors. According to Eater Chicago, a second location in Portage Park is scheduled to open on Jan.
    https://www.nbcchicago.com

  • Mute Truth is not determined by majority vote

    Missed it by that much

40 hours ago

Woman carjacked at gunpoint while waiting to pick up grandchildren at Portage Park school

The woman, 72, was sitting in her car at St. John's Lutheran School in the 4900 block of West Montrose Drive around 2 p.m. Thursday when a small silver hatchback pulled up and a gunman walked up, police said.

    Woman carjacked at gunpoint while waiting to pick up grandchildren at Portage Park school
    A woman waiting to pick up her two grandchildren was carjacked at gunpoint while parked at a grade school in Portage Park on the Northwest Side, according to the school and Chicago police. The woman, 72, was sitting in her car at St. John's Lutheran School in the 4900 block of West Montrose Drive around 2 p.m.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

41 hours ago

Grandmother carjacked during school pickup on NW Side

It happened Thursday afternoon outside St. John's Lutheran School, 4939 W. Montrose Ave.

    Grandmother carjacked during school pickup on NW Side
    CHICAGO -- Chicago police are looking for a suspects in the armed carjacking of a grandmother while she was picking up her grandchildren at school on the Northwest Side. It happened Thursday afternoon outside St. John's Lutheran School, 4939 W. Montrose Ave.
    http://cltv.com

41 hours ago

Chicago’s Second Culver’s to Open Six Days After the City’s First

...because popular Wisconsin-based fast-food chain Culver’s will open its Portage Park outpost (4939 W. Irving Park Road) on January 29 at 10 a.m., according to an employee in a video tour...

    Chicago's Second Culver's to Open Six Days After the City's First
    After having none for decades, Chicagoans will have two new spots to eat "butterburgers" open within less than a week of each other. That's because popular Wisconsin-based fast-food chain Culver's will open its Portage Park outpost (4939 W.
    https://chicago.eater.com

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Support St Viator School

Hello! I am a parent of two kids that attend St. Viator Elementary School. I’m helping other parents put together our #1 annual fundraiser, which is the St. Viator Spring Soirée, which takes place March 3rd. We are in search of: Sponsorships from Business Owners!!!! Your sponsorship will be highly promoted within the community. All profit goes to a project to better the school for the children. Last few years we raised enough money for new Floors, chrome books, classroom projectors, and etc. If you would like to help and be apart of our awesome fundraiser please let me know! We have severaldifferent levels of sponsorships to choose from
Thank You for you support!!!!!!

  • Mute Truth is not determined by majority vote

    Nice to see a parent posting for support vs the usual teacher.

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  • Banding Together with UNICEF to Make a Difference! (Part 2)

    Ms. Edwards is asking for $990.35:
    My students need wearable fitness bands in order to help fight child hunger and malnutrition across the world. UNICEF will donate a therapeutic food packet to each child in need per 12,000 steps taken.
    Smyser Elementary School Comment

Feb 15

Updated 3 days ago

New Nite Cap

The new facade looks amazing! Does anyone know what kind of business is going into the old Nite Cap?

  • DarkAngel Lifetime Chicagoan, new Portage Park home owner

    I'm excited about the Culver's and Foundation Grill. It's not a zero sum game as far as I'm concerned.

  • Mute Truth is not determined by majority vote

    Culvers opens next week

3 days ago

Updated 3 days ago

Chicago’s First Culver’s to Open Next Week

...in limbo, the Portage Park location could open by the end of the month at 4939 W. Irving Park Road...

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Chicago’s first Culver’s is set to open on Tuesday in Bronzeville at 3357 S. King Drive. The fast-food chain, which peddles burgers served on buttered buns, already has restaurants in...

Meanwhile, there’s no word on the third location in Wrigleyville at 3500 N. Clark Street. That location has been in the works since 2014, before the new development around Wrigley Field really kicked into gear. RedEye first reported the news.

    Chicago's First Culver's to Open Next Week
    Chicago's first Culver's is set to open on Tuesday in Bronzeville at 3357 S. King Drive. The fast-food chain, which peddles burgers served on buttered buns, already has restaurants in the suburbs and for the last few years has been flirting with Chicago locations in Bronzeville, Wrigleyville, and Portage Park.
    https://chicago.eater.com

  • Dreamer North Center

    So fantastic!! 🤗

  • Mute Truth is not determined by majority vote

    Looked in tonight stuff on tables and everything looked ready to open

Jan 12

Updated 3 days ago

Cam’ron continues his reign as the weirdo rap king

Fri 1/19, 8 PM, Portage Theater, 4050 N. Milwaukee, $24.99-$55, 17+

    Cam'ron continues his reign as the weirdo rap king
    Harlem's Cam'ron is the undisputed king of out-there, freaky rappers, having paved the way for weirdo individualism in hip-hop with his wardrobe of ankle-length mink coats and head-to-toe, bright-pink get-ups, his idiosyncratic slurred flow, his numerous public feuds with all sorts of rap stars, and his incredibly tense on-air confrontation with Bill O'Reilly in 2003.
    https://www.chicagoreader.com

  • Curious, what are these acts that willfully incite shootings?

  • Eric Pepeson NW-side deplorable, based-stickman, commie-crusher

    I would say acts that glorify and incite a culture of thuggery, bling bling and lawlessness. Acts with messages about beating up women, killing police and being a gangster. Just saying...

3 days ago

I hope you'll be able to join members of the ...

I hope you'll be able to join members of the 16th District Chicago Police, Alderman Sposato, and myself for an outdoor roll call at the intersection of Laramie and Berteau on Friday, January 19, at 6:30 pm. This is a great chance to meet and thank officers who work hard to keep our community safe. I hope to see you there.

    Alderman John Arena
    I hope you'll be able to join members of the 16th District Chicago Police, Alderman Sposato, and myself for an outdoor roll call at the intersection of Laramie and Berteau on Friday, January 19, at...
    https://www.facebook.com

Jan 08

Updated 3 days ago

Anyone know where I could find or special order unicorn donuts?

Hey Everyone,

I’m looking to order unicorn donuts for an upcoming party but haven’t been able to track any down. Anyone know of a place that makes them or would accept special orders for such an item? Does not need to be in the Portage Park area directly.

I’ve attached a photo for reference of what I’m looking for.

Thanks in advance!

  • Tmc

    Try Allegretti's Bakery 7717 W. Lawrence Ave Norridge, IL
    708-453-4412

    I know they make unicorn cakes/cupcakes

  • Allegretti's has the best chocolate donuts on earth!!!

6 days ago

Updated 4 days ago

Broken Car Window

My car was parked in front of my building at the corner of Grace and Linder between Friday, Jan12th 3pm- Sunday, January 14th 4pm. Sometime within the two days, the driver side front window was broken. The body does not have any damage and nothing was taken from within the vehicle.

Did this happen to anyone else? Did anyone happen to see anything? My insurance deductible is $500 so I'm probably going to pay out of pocket to have the glass replaced. Does anyone have any neighborhood recommendations of where I can take my car?

Thanks for any tips,

  • Mute Truth is not determined by majority vote

    Your exes and my exes sound like matches on eharmony. I now only date guys w cars. They are less likely to smash my car windows in fear of retaliation.

  • dd

    i go to grand auto glass 3855 w grand ave 773-489-2000

    i recommend calling at least 3 places most will come to your home or office. i also recommend getting used glass you cant tell the difference and its cheaper. I had to replace my windshield on a 2014 sonata and it cost me $225 for used glass they wanted $525 for new glass

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