Feb 27

Updated Mar 04

3 charged in Loop CTA pedestrian tunnel robbery

Delonte Sawyer, 20, of the 7700 block of South Maryland Avenue, was ordered held without bail after being charged in connection with the Feb. 13 robbery...

...two downtown CTA subways, according to police and court records. Dernandiez Lindsey, 18, of the 1500 block of West Albion, was charged with robbery and appeared in court Friday, where he was ordered held in...

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The three are charged in a robbery about 7 a.m. Feb. 13 in the 200 block of South State Street — near the State Street Subway — officer Thomas Sweeney, a police spokesman, said in an email.

...two other robberies, one about 7 p.m. Feb. 15 in a tunnel in the 200 block of South Dearborn—closer to the Dearborn Street Subway—and one about 9:15 a.m. Jan. 30...

...the Dearborn Street Subway—and one about 9:15 a.m. Jan. 30 in the 100 block of South State Street. In the Jan. 30 incident, the robbers held up someone at gunpoint...

...2 in a robbery about 1:35 a.m. April 4, 2017, robbery in the 800 block of West Roscoe Street, according to records. He was given credit for 301 days he already had spent in...

...a signature bond after being accused of retail theft from a department store in the 100 block of North State Street about 3:45 p.m. on Feb. 7, according to police and court records...

Lindsey was arrested in the 1500 block of West Albion, the block where he lives, about 2:10 p.m. Thursday, according to police. Sawyer was arrested about 8:15 p.m. Saturday in a CTA pedestrian tunnel in the 300 block of South Dearborn, police said.

    3 charged in Loop CTA pedestrian tunnel robbery
    Three people, including a man on probation in a robbery to which he pleaded guilty earlier this month, have been arrested and charged in connection with one of a spate of robberies in Loop subway pedestrian tunnels, police said Monday.
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  • to go along with this discussion.....60 minutes tonight is going to do a piece about the german prison system

  • Jeffrey Littleton If you can't be a poet, be the poem.

    Parents or no parents we need pro-active solutions.

    People complain about the judicial system and sentencing when we are already by far the most incarcerated nation.

    The solution is to help some people not so sympathetic for no other reason than a less violent future.

Feb 27

Woman carjacked at gunpoint on Southwest Side

The woman, 27, was in the 6200 block of South Albany Avenue when a man came up to her about 11:10 p.m., police said.

    Woman carjacked at gunpoint on Southwest Side
    A woman was carjacked at gunpoint in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood on the Southwest Side late Monday, authorities said. The woman, 27, was in the 6200 block of South Albany Avenue when a man came up to her about 11:10 p.m., police said.
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Feb 26

Man shot by Chicago cops on decision not to fire them: 'I'm sickened by it'

...in the abdomen Feb. 7, 2015, by Matheos and Gaeta during a traffic stop near 115th Street and Princeton Avenue in the Roseland neighborhood, according to the lawsuit and city records. The Independent Police Review...

    Man shot by Chicago cops on decision not to fire them: 'I'm sickened by it'
    A man shot by Chicago police during a 2015 traffic stop said it is "heartbreaking and sad" two officers involved in his shooting were not fired from the department. "Justice. All I wanted was justice," Antwon Golatte said during a Monday news conference flanked by his lawyers.
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Feb 26

Man killed woman in her home, sent family photo of body: Prosecutors

Derrick D. Smith, 58, of the 6800 block of South East End Avenue, is charged with murder in the Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, killing of Monica Foster, 51, in her Woodlawn home.

...her apartment Saturday morning. Police found Foster with massive injuries in her home in the 6600 block of South Minerva Avenue in the Woodlawn neighborhood after Smith called 911 about 8:10 a.m. Saturday to...

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...was out on a personal recognizance bond after having been arrested at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, 201 E. Huron St., about 8:45 a.m. Feb 17 on a battery charge, according to police and...

    Man killed woman in her home, sent family photo of body: Prosecutors
    A man beat and stabbed a woman he knew who was recovering from severe injuries from a car crash, then sent a photo of her body to a family member before calling 911 to say he had killed the woman, prosecutors said Monday.
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Feb 26

Woman's phone, laptop taken during home invasion in Lakeview

About 4:15 p.m., officers were called to an apartment in the 900 block of West George Street, police said.

    Woman's phone, laptop taken during home invasion robbery
    A woman said a man forced his way into her home and stole her keys, laptop and more.
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Feb 26

Weekend violence in Chicago: 4 killed and 22 wounded, including young sisters in a car and a man shot by police

Over the weekend, two girls ages 6 and 13 were shot at North and Cicero avenues about 9 p.m. Sunday when a car pulled up and someone fired as the girls were coming home from the laundromat, police said. They were both in good condition at Stroger Hospital.

About an hour earlier, a man was shot and seriously wounded by police in the 4200 block of South Ashland Avenue. The man had pushed a police officer during a traffic stop and ran off when an officer discharged his weapon, police said.

    Weekend violence in Chicago: 4 killed and 22 wounded, including young sisters in a car and a man shot by police
    Four people were killed and 22 others were injured in shootings in Chicago this weekend, including a man wounded by police and two young sisters struck in the legs while riding in a car, according to police. The latest gun violence brings the number of people shot in the city this year to at least 348, according to data kept by the Tribune.
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Feb 26

Man fatally shot Sunday on West Side is identified

The shooting happened near an alley behind a health care center on the corner of Mayfield and Washington Boulevard.

    Man fatally shot Sunday on West Side is identified
    A man fatally shot early Sunday on the West Side has been identified, according to authorities. Christopher Lewis, 29, was killed in the first block of North Mayfield Avenue in the South Austin neighborhood, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office. He resided in the 600 block of Springbrook Trail North in west suburban Oswego.
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Feb 26

Man beaten by group in Lakeview

Witnesses saw the assault take place in the 3200 block of North Halsted Street just before 3:40 a.m. Saturday, said Chicago police Officer Jessica Rocco, a department spokeswoman.

    Man beaten by group in Lakeview
    A man was beaten by a group of men in the Lakeview neighborhood on the North Side early Saturday, authorities said. Witnesses saw the assault take place in the 3200 block of North Halsted Street just before 3:40 a.m. Saturday, said Chicago police Officer Jessica Rocco, a department spokeswoman.
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Feb 26

Young sisters, 6 and 13, shot on West Side: 'It's sad out here'

A Hyndai Santa Fe, with at least one bullet hole through the rear door, sits in the 5100 block of West Crystal Ave., in Chicago, on Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018. (Nuccio DiNuzzo/Chicago Tribune)

Another car pulled up next to them at the intersection of Cicero and North avenues about 9 p.m., and someone inside flashed a gang sign before opening fire, according to police and a family member.

Feb 25

2, including teenage boy, shot in separate incidents in West Garfield Park

About 1:30 p.m. police were called to the 4200 block of West Jackson Boulevard for a report of shots fired. They located a 16-year-old boy who had one gunshot wound to the leg, according to a statement from police.

In the 4200 block of West Washington Boulevard, about 11 blocks away from the previous shooting and also in West Garfield Park, police...

Feb 25

In Keith Huff’s ‘Six Corners,’ Chicago cops are tasked with solving a shooting

...been specific), but the bulk of the action takes place in the police station at Belmont and Western avenues, the one built on land where Chicagoans once frolicked at the Riverview amusement park...

Where: Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave.

    In Keith Huff's 'Six Corners,' Chicago cops are tasked with solving a shooting
    REVIEW: "Six Corners" by American Blues Theater at Stage 773. In Keith's Huff's latest, fascinating play about Chicago cops, the stories about a CTA shooting don't line up. It's all based on a death Huff witnessed in the 1980s. (3.5 stars)
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Feb 23

Updated Feb 25

The essential guide to Chicago’s Chinatown restaurants

2247 S. Wentworth Ave.

2312 S. Wentworth Ave.

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2168 S. Archer Ave.

2222 S. Archer Ave.

2148 S. Archer Ave.

2342 S. Wentworth Ave.,

2215 S. Wentworth Ave.

2002 S. Wentworth Ave. #103

2140 S. Archer Ave.

2138 S. Archer Ave.,

212 W. 23rd St.

2160 S. Archer St.

2100 S. Archer Ave., 2F

2238 S. Wentworth Ave.

2131 S. Archer Ave.

2229 S. Wentworth Ave.

2253 S. Wentworth Ave.

2158 S. Archer Ave.

2234 S. Wentworth Ave.

    The essential guide to Chicago's Chinatown restaurants
    We focused on central Chinatown, because we heard -- from first-time visitors to lifelong residents -- that when you're there, you want places within a reasonable walking distance. So, our borders: 18th Street to the north, Wentworth Avenue to the east, 24th Place to the south and the Chicago and Western Indiana Railroad tracks to the west.
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  • Craig Stanley Board President Locomobile Lofts

    Great list and every one of those places is worth trying, though I think Lao Sze Chuan is still worth going to. Chinatown is more than Chinese food, and for those who like Korean you have 3 great and very different choices:
    Bonchon Chicken-insanely good Korean fried chicken
    Ahjoomah's Apron-fantastic classic Korean cuisine
    Daebak Korean BBQ-Name says it all. Make reservations here. It can be a long wait.

  • Diana Turowski South Loop Pioneer

    They forgot the classic Three Happiness, the one on the south side of the street. So good that LTH Forum (a foodie delight, “Little” Three Happiness) was named after it.

Feb 24

Victorian-inspired home in Oak Park: $1.2M

171 N. Lombard Ave. in Oak Park: $1,200,000

    Victorian-inspired home in Oak Park: $1.2M
    171 N. Lombard Ave. in Oak Park, illinois
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Feb 24

Peter Bourjos eager to fulfill long shot dream with Cubs

...family full circle. Bourjos’ grandfather, a Greek immigrant, owned a restaurant at the corner of Kedzie and Montrose in Chicago. Peter’s father Chris graduated from Gordon Tech, played briefly for the Giants...

    Peter Bourjos eager to fulfill long shot dream with Cubs
    Peter Bourjos' interest in the Cubs ran deeper than his Chicago roots. As a member of the Cardinals during the 2014-15 seasons, Bourjos vividly remembers how a young, inexperienced cast of players matured into a confident batch that overtook their National League Central rivals to make the playoffs.
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