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Street lights Out

Is there a message being sent to the general public when street lights are intentionally disabled? I already have an SR# from 311, but I wonder about the motive for disabling street lights that are working fine.

  • It seems as though the street lights in Maple Park have been off more lately than they have been on and it is very dark. We have a pretty good neighborhood however I am always concerned that visitors from elsewhere might find our dark, unlit streets very appealing for the wrong reasons. If you don’t mind me asking, how did you find out that it is intentional?

  • Also, thank you Nirrehs for making our community aware of this-I am going to call 311 the next time the lights are out too. What is an SR#??? A report number they give you when you call?

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Psalm 112 Over 112th Str. For The Fear Of Evil To Meet Defeat!

As a Senior-Veteran,I must note-by my authority,entrusted by The LORD,my horn of hope,
I will see the wild wicked that hang around in front of stores,calling ,"Old School" out,cause he wears a medal with "G" wings on with none of their doubts!
Oh,they will melt away & their territorial mind-sets will perish like Psalm 112:10 does say!
Everlasting rememberance to the righteous!

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4 treated for gunshot wounds at Roseland after 3 South Side shootings

A short time later, about 2:30 p.m., a 23-year-old arrived at Roseland Community Hospital after being shot in the back, police said. The man said he was shot while driving in the 0 to 100 block of West 124th Street in West Pullman; he heard gunshots and felt pain. His condition also was stabilized.

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About noon police were called to the 9900 block of South Perry Avenue, according to a notification from police. They said the man, 40, and the teen were...

About 9 a.m. Sunday, a 33-year-old man arrived at Roseland Community Hospital with a gunshot wound to one leg, according to Chicago police. The man told investigators he’d been shot in the 11300 block of South Michigan Avenue in the Roseland neighborhood on the city’s South Side, officials said.

    4 treated for gunshot wounds at Roseland after 3 South Side shootings
    A man and a 12-year-old boy were shot in the Fernwood neighborhood on the city's South Side, the third and fourth people to be shot Sunday, all in the same area of the city. About noon police were called to the 9900 block of South Perry Avenue, according to a notification from police.
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Man critically wounded in Irving Park shooting: 'Nothing but kids on this block'

The man went in a private vehicle to MetroSouth Medical Center in Blue Island, where he had his condition stabilized. He told police he was standing in the 12300 block of South State Street when someone came up to him and started shooting.

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Chicago police officers question residents after a shooting in the 3700 block of North Troy Street on May 22, 2018.

The man ran or somehow got to a convenience store at North Kedzie Avenue and West Grace Street. An ambulance responded to the parking lot and transported the man to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center.

    Man critically wounded in Irving Park shooting: 'Nothing but kids on this block'
    The little boy toyed with a beaded necklace in his hands, wandered under the crime scene tape and struck a pose on the leafy Irving Park street Tuesday afternoon. "Say 'Chicago,'" Matt Stonecipher said as he snapped an iPhone photo of his 2-year-old son.
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