3 hours ago

2 people carjacked in Roscoe Village just minutes apart

One of the carjackings happened at Roscoe and Hoyne around 8:07 p.m. where a woman said a man tapped on her window and showed a gun before forcing her from her Porsche SUV. He then sped off in the car.

Police said the other carjacking happened near the intersection of Bell and Roscoe around 8: 09 p.m. when a man pulled over in a red Dodge Dart. He told police two men opened his doors and forced him out at gunpoint before taking off.

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2230-2299 W. Roscoe St.

    2 people carjacked in Roscoe Village just minutes apart
    CHICAGO -- The Roscoe Village neighborhood was hit by a pair of carjackings Monday night only a few minutes apart. One of the carjackings happened at Roscoe and Hoyne around 8:07 p.m. where a woman said a man tapped on her window and showed a gun before forcing her from her Porsche SUV.
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10 hours ago

Festive features and sing-along tradition still going strong at Music Box

3700-3785 N. Southport Ave.

    Festive features and sing-along tradition still going strong at Music Box
    CHICAGO -- This month every year, they line up for a movie that came out 70 years ago. The holiday double feature classic of "It's a Wonderful Life" and "White Christmas" has been playing at The Music Box Theatre every December for 35 years.
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4 days ago

Updated 12 hours ago

Body found in clothing donation box after fire on North Side

The discovery was made around 7:15 a.m. Thursday in the 1500 block of West Wilson in the city’s Ravenswood/Uptown neighborhood.

1532-1599 W. Wilson Ave.

    Body found in clothing donation box after fire on North Side
    CHICAGO -- A body was found in a donation box on the city's North Side. The discovery was made around 7:15 a.m. Thursday in the 1500 block of West Wilson in the city's Ravenswood/Uptown neighborhood. After extinguishing a fire in a clothing donation box, the Chicago Fire Department found a body in the remains.
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  • George F in Ravenswood displaced New Yorker

    He won the election fair and square, but he lost the popular vote. Why can't he and his supporters get over that?

  • @JoeFlatwoods, for the same reason we had to listen to Republicans for 8 yrs say Obama was not their president.

14 hours ago

1 teen killed, 1 injured in shooting near West Side school

Police say an 18-year-old and a 17-year-old were shot in the 1100 block of North Lamon Avenue.

    1 teen killed, 1 injured in shooting near West Side school
    CHICAGO -- Chicago police are investigating a double shooting that killed one teenager and wounded another in the Austin neighborhood. It unfolded around 9 a.m. Monday near the YCCS-West Youth Connection Charter School. Police say an 18-year-old and a 17-year-old were shot in the 1100 block of North Lamon Avenue.
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16 hours ago

Midday Fix: Fresh Christmas trees

3132 Lake Avenue

    Midday Fix: Fresh Christmas trees
    Tony Fulmer, Chief Horticulture Officer Tony's Blog: chaletnursery.com/blogs/chalet-blog Chalet Landscape, Nursery & Garden Center 3132 Lake Avenue Wilmette chaletnursery.com/ Tips: Concolor fir is a superior blue spruce, with an elegant coloration, soft needles for easy decoration and minimal shedding, in addition to a wonderful fragrance.
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16 hours ago

Lunchbreak: Polpo

980 N. Michigan Avenue

    Lunchbreak: Polpo
    Executive Chef Joe Flamm Francesca's www.miafrancesca.com/ Event: Feast of the Seven Fishes Thursday, December 21 Seatings at 5:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Cafe Spiaggia 980 N.
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16 hours ago

Midday Fix: Shout Section Big Band

111 W. Kinzie Street

    Midday Fix: Shout Section Big Band
    Shout Section Big Band www.shoutsection.com Upcoming Events: Sunday, December 10 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Untitled Supper Club Chicago 111 W. Kinzie Street Chicago www.untitledsupperclub.com December 15, 16 and 17 Holiday Concert Series Morton College JPAC Stage 3801 S. Central Avenue
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27 hours ago

Updated 17 hours ago

Man charged for running brothel in Albany Park, police say

After executing a search warrant, two women were found in the apartment on the 3900 block of West Lawrence Avenue.

3900-3929 W. Lawrence Ave.

    Man charged for running brothel in Albany Park, police say
    CHICAGO -- A Chicago man has been charged with allegedly running a brothel out of his Albany Park apartment. Jesus Guerrero, 25, was arrested after making an arrangement with an undercover officer to have sex with a woman for money. After executing a search warrant, two women were found in the apartment on the 3900 block of West Lawrence Avenue.
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  • Mute Mute Me

    how about the scumbags selling their cooters>?or the scumbags paying for cooter? who cares!? they are doing undercover stings on people selling their bodies willingly and buying sex willingly? get those cops on the street priorities chicago!

  • Citizen Pain Citizen Pain

    too many uncivilized.

42 hours ago

Updated 20 hours ago

Man found dead with gunshot wound on South Side

Officers received a call that a man was laying on the ground near 53rd and Washtenaw about 5:30 a.m.

    Man found dead with gunshot wound on South Side
    CHICAGO -- A man was found dead in an alley with a gunshot wound to the head on the South Side Sunday morning. Officers received a call that a man was laying on the ground near 53rd and Washtenaw about 5:30 a.m. The victim's name has not been released, but he's said to be about 30 years old.
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36 hours ago

Man charged in Ukrainian Village sex assault, robbery

The 31-year-old woman was standing on the 2200 block of West Chicago Avenue around 6:30 a.m. on December 1 when a man grabbed her, punched her, stole her cell phone and sexually assaulted her behind a gate.

    Man charged in Ukrainian Village sex assault, robbery
    CHICAGO - A man was arrested and charged in the sexual assault and robbery of a woman standing near a bus stop in the city's Ukrainian Village neighborhood, according to police. The 31-year-old woman was standing on the 2200 block of West Chicago Avenue around 6:30 a.m.
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43 hours ago

2 shot in Fernwood early Sunday

The shooting occurred near 106th and Perry in Fernwood.

    2 shot in Fernwood early Sunday
    CHICAGO -- Two men are in critical condition after a shooting early Sunday morning on the far South Side. The shooting occurred near 106th and Perry in Fernwood. One of the men, a 62-year-old, was shot in the stomach and leg. It is unclear what led to the shooting.
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6 days ago

Updated 2 days ago

Police seek help identifying elderly Bosnian woman found in Edgewater

The woman, who speaks Bosnian and believed to be between 70 and 74 years old, was found wandering in the 6300 block of North Sheridan at 1 a.m. on Tuesday.

6300-6325 N. Sheridan Rd.

    Police seek help identifying elderly Bosnian woman found in Edgewater
    CHICAGO -- Police are asking for the public's help in identifying an elderly woman who was found wandering in Chicago's Edgewater neighborhood. The woman, who speaks Bosnian and believed to be between 70 and 74 years old, was found wandering in the 6300 block of North Sheridan at 1 a.m.
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  • The three languages, Croatian, Serbian and Bosnian, are virtually identical, though alphabets differ.

  • Mute Mute Me

    probably why someone thought he was croation?

2 days ago

PAWS Adopt-A-Thon helps animals find forever homes

1997 N. Clybourn

2000-2045 N. Clybourn Ave.

    PAWS Adopt-A-Thon helps animals find forever homes
    CHICAGO -- There's still a chance to find a new family member for the holidays. PAWS Chicago hosted its Adopt-A-Thon on Saturday Hundreds of whiskered faces were inside the walls of PAWS Chicago and each one had a story. Cats and dogs, puppies and kittens were all waiting for a new home.
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2 days ago

Minnesota couple charged after lying about Loop robbery

They said the robbery occurred in the 300 block of North Columbus around 1:50 a.m.

    Minnesota couple charged after lying about Loop robbery
    CHICAGO -- A Minnesota couple was charged after they lied about being robbed in the Loop at knifepoint. Katie Mager, 27, and Ryan Reiersgaard, 27, were arrested and charged after they admitted to fabricating a robbery and falsifying a police report, police said.
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