2 days ago

Lakeview: Parolee And 16-Year-Old Charged With Robbing Couple On Diversey

...a 22-year-old woman and a 25-year-old man were walking in the 1100 block of West Diversey around midnight when they were confronted by two strangers. Kontrell Jones, 28, struck the male...

    Lakeview: Parolee And 16-Year-Old Charged With Robbing Couple On Diversey
    A 28-year-old man who's on parole for robbery is back in custody, charged with robbing two people along the Lakeview-Lincoln Park border early Friday morning. Police said that a 22-year-old woman and a 25-year-old man were walking in the 1100 block of West Diversey around midnight when they were confronted by two strangers.
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4 days ago

14-Year-Old Among Three Robbed In North Center Thursday

...robbed in the neighborhood earlier in the day. Police said the boy was in the 2100 block of West Byron around 4:30 p.m. when two offenders approached him. One robber displayed a handgun...

    14-Year-Old Among Three Robbed In North Center Thursday
    A 14-year-old boy was among two people robbed at gunpoint in separate incidents across North Center on Thursday evening, police said. A third victim was robbed in the neighborhood earlier in the day. Police said the boy was in the 2100 block of West Byron around 4:30 p.m.
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4 days ago

Blotter: Woman Robbed In North Center This Morning; Dope Misdelivered In Lakeview; Students Robbed In Loop

...locations of incidents. NORTH CENTER — Police are investigating the armed robbery of a woman near Cornelia and Leavitt early today. The victim was approached by two offenders when one of them pulled out...

    Blotter: Woman Robbed In North Center This Morning; Dope Misdelivered In Lakeview; Students Robbed In Loop
    NORTH CENTER - Police are investigating the armed robbery of a woman near Cornelia and Leavitt early today. The victim was approached by two offenders when one of them pulled out a handgun and announced the robbery around 1:10 a.m. The men took the woman's purse and fled northbound in the alley behind Leavitt, according to the victim.
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5 days ago

"Nosy Neighbor" Snares Lakeview Burglar, Cops Say

Andrew Horton (inset) is charged with burglarizing an apartment building in the 900 block of West Dakin.  An observant neighbor and some conveniently-located cops teamed up to lasso a burglar near...

    "Nosy Neighbor" Snares Lakeview Burglar, Cops Say
    An observant neighbor and some conveniently-located cops teamed up to lasso a burglar near Wrigleyville and Boystown on Tuesday afternoon, police said. The 19th (Town Hall) Police District celebrated the arrest two hours later with a tweet cheering, "CPD loves nosy neighbors!"
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6 days ago

Lakefront Beating: CPD Admits Officer Responded To Incident, Failed To File Report; Excuses Go Up In Smoke

The May 5 attack took place in the 1200 block of North Lake Shore Drive, police said. | Google Chicago police today admitted that the case of a man who was...

    Lakefront Beating: CPD Admits Officer Responded To Incident, Failed To File Report; Excuses Go Up In Smoke
    Chicago police today admitted that the case of a man who was critically injured in a lakefront beating on May 5 was mishandled, contradicting information given to the media as recently as yesterday. For the first time, the police department admitted that a police officer responded to the initial incident and accompanied the victim and his girlfriend to the hospital.
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6 days ago

Four Months After Being Paroled For Wrigleyville Robbery, This Guy Robbed Someone Else In Uptown, Prosecutors Say

Joshua Tucker is accused of mugging a man in the 4100 block of North Marine at Christmastime. | CPD; Google Just four months after being released on parole for beating and...

    Four Months After Being Paroled For Wrigleyville Robbery, This Guy Robbed Someone Else In Uptown, Prosecutors Say
    Just four months after being released on parole for beating and robbing a man near Wrigleyville, Joshua Tucker was back to his old ways at Christmastime-beating and robbing a man in Uptown, according to prosecutors. Tucker, 24, was arrested Saturday at his South Chicago home after the victim of the Uptown robbery identified him in a photo array, police said.
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6 days ago

Man Held In River North Stabbing Is Released Without Charges

...old man held in connection with the stabbing death of his neighbor at Lawson House, 30 West Chicago, has been released without being charged, police said this morning. The investigation continues. Around 5...

    Man Held In River North Stabbing Is Released Without Charges
    A 47-year-old man held in connection with the stabbing death of his neighbor at Lawson House, 30 West Chicago, has been released without being charged, police said this morning. The investigation continues. Around 5:15 p.m. on Sunday, two residents of the SRO got into a dispute on the 13th floor and both men pulled out knives, police said.
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May 14

Man Charged With Robbing Two Loop Convenience Stores

...taken into custody in Uptown last week, police said. Keon Morgan, 25, was in the 4600 block of North Marine Drive when a police fugitive apprehension unit spotted him around

    Man Charged With Robbing Two Loop Convenience Stores
    A man wanted for the robberies of two Loop convenience stores was taken into custody in Uptown last week, police said. Keon Morgan, 25, was in the 4600 block of North Marine Drive when a police fugitive apprehension unit spotted him around 9:30 a.m. on May 6, according to court records.
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May 14

"Disoriented" Uptown Man Missing Since Friday, Police Say

...person bulletin this evening. Roy Taylor, 65, apparently walked away from his home in the 4900 block of North Kenmore sometime Friday evening, police said. He was wearing a black Tam hat, blue jeans, and...

    "Disoriented" Uptown Man Missing Since Friday, Police Say
    An Uptown man who has been missing since Friday evening is disoriented and needs medication, Chicago police said in an endangered missing person bulletin this evening. Roy Taylor, 65, apparently walked away from his home in the 4900 block of North Kenmore sometime Friday evening, police said.
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May 14

Neighbors Stabbed Each Other In River North, Cops Say; 1 Dead, 1 In Custody

The Lawson House at 30 West Chicago. | Google Two neighbors stabbed each other in a dispute Sunday evening at Lawson House, 30...

    Neighbors Stabbed Each Other In River North, Cops Say; 1 Dead, 1 In Custody
    Two neighbors stabbed each other in a dispute Sunday evening at Lawson House, 30 West Chicago, police said. One man died and the other is in police custody. Police said a dispute broke out on the 13th floor of the building around 5:15 p.m...
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May 14

Robber Strikes Popular River North Restaurant Late Sunday

...the gunman entered the restaurant and encountered an employee who was counting money at Quartino, 626 North State Street, according to police. Officials said the robber pointed a handgun at the employee and demanded...

    Robber Strikes Popular River North Restaurant Late Sunday
    An armed robber struck a River North restaurant after closing time on Sunday night, escaping with an unknown amount of cash, police said. Around 11:45 p.m., the gunman entered the restaurant and encountered an employee who was counting money at Quartino, 626 North State Street, according to police.
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May 14

Four Robbed In About An Hour This Morning Across Lakeview, Lincoln Park, Roscoe Village

...after midnight, two men displayed a handgun and tried to rob another man in the 2800 block of North Southport. The victim took off running and the

    Four Robbed In About An Hour This Morning Across Lakeview, Lincoln Park, Roscoe Village
    Four robberies were reported in just over an hour through Lakeview, Lincoln Park, and Roscoe Village early today. No one is in custody and all of the hold-ups may be related. Police said that just after midnight, two men displayed a handgun and tried to rob another man in the 2800 block of North Southport.
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May 13

Woman Reports Sexual Assault Near Boystown Bar; Man Robbed In Wrigleyville

...BOYSTOWN — A woman told police that a man took her to an alley in the 3300 block of North Halsted early Sunday where he forced her to perform a sex act, according to police. A...

    Woman Reports Sexual Assault Near Boystown Bar; Man Robbed In Wrigleyville
    BOYSTOWN - A woman told police that a man took her to an alley in the 3300 block of North Halsted early Sunday where he forced her to perform a sex act, according to police. A CPD spokesman said the woman was approached by the offender near a local bar that had closed for the evening around 3:45 a.m.
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May 11

Boy, 13, Among Two Struck in Uptown Shooting Thursday; Alderman Enjoys A Re-Tweet

The teens were shot here, in the 4500 block of North Sheridan, police said. | Google Two teenagers, one only 13-years-old, were shot in Uptown Thursday...

    Boy, 13, Among Two Struck in Uptown Shooting Thursday; Alderman Enjoys A Re-Tweet
    Two teenagers, one only 13-years-old, were shot in Uptown Thursday evening, according to Chicago police and a department source. No one is in custody. Both victims were reported in stable condition. A witness told officials that they heard gunshots as someone yelled, "get the f*** out of my neighborhood" in the 4500 block of North Sheridan around 7:40 p.m.
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