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In May 2018 The Chicago Fund for Safe and Peaceful Communities has awarded AWOFINC a 2018 grant, one of 132 rapid-response grants to support activities that promote safe and peaceful conditions in 19 prioritized Chicago communities. AWOFINC's Parent Information & Resouces, Violence Prevention Consortium and Youth Leadership & Development initiatives seek to identify and establish Community-Based Participatory Partnerships with groups and organizations. The consortium will be actively engaging multiple communities. Find out how you can participate in Leadership Training, Community Engagement, Violence Prevention initiatives as well as youth programs by contacting our office or send a message to any of our cooperating initiatives Facebook pages.

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  • Permit issued for easy permit process

    ALL GARAGE REPAIRS: REPAIR DECK AREAS OF THE GARAGE, SIDING.SOME SOFFIT, DRY WALL, OVERHANG DOOR REPAIR , REPLACE WINDOW, PAINT, INSULATION. ALL NECESSARY REPAIR SAME AS EXISTING.

    530 W. 44th Pl. Issued May 17, 2018 Comment

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  • Permit issued for electric wiring

    REMOVE ALL EXISTING ELECTRICAL OUTLETS, SWITCHES LIGHT FIXTURES AND INSTALL NEW OUTLETS, SWITCHES, LIGHTF IXTURES AND NEW RECESSED CAN LIGHTS.

    522 W. 44th Pl. Issued May 16, 2018 Comment

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Firefighters battle fire at South Side pallet factory

The fire broke out at B&S Pallet Corp. at 550 West Root Street in Canaryville Monday night around 7 p.m. The fire was raised to a 2-11 alarm by 7:30 p.m., according to the Chicago Tribune. It was under control by around 8 p.m.

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    Firefighters battle fire at South Side pallet factory
    CHICAGO - Firefighters battled an extra alarm fire on the city's South Side Monday evening at a pallet factory. The fire broke out at B&S Pallet Corp. at 550 West Root Street in Canaryville Monday night around 7 p.m. The fire was raised to a 2-11 alarm by 7:30 p.m., according to the Chicago Tribune.
    http://wgntv.com

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Updated May 07

Crime News Update

...crime occurred at 10:47 p.m. Wednesday, April 11 at a home in the 500 block of West 44th Street. Police said Malewski “entered the victim's residence…at which time with another offender attempted...

...was listed in serious condition. Police added that they later recovered a handgun from the 4500 block of South Wentworth. Malewski’s next court date is Friday, May 11 at 51st and Wentworth—the same...

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...of Sacramento, was apparently stabbed as she sat in a car parked in front of 5959 S. Sacramento at 9:26 p.m. Wednesday, April 25. Witnesses told police that they saw Gonz...

...your neighborhood? If you live in Beat 812 (see map), come to St. Symphorosa School, 6135 S. Austin, at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 9 and attend your monthly CAPS meeting. Hear...

...aggravated battery in connection with a shooting that occurred in Canaryville. Senia Malewski, of the 6400 block of South Austin, was arrested at her residence at about 9 p.m. Thursday, April 19. The crime...

...4500 block of South Wentworth. Malewski’s next court date is Friday, May 11 at 51st and Wentworth—the same as Blake, who also is being held without bond...

...beat a 46-year-old Tinley Park man at the CTA Orange Line terminal at 4612 W. 59th St. at 1:31 p.m. Saturday, April 28. Tituse D. James, of the 300 block...

...59th St. at 1:31 p.m. Saturday, April 28. Tituse D. James, of the 300 block of West Superior Street, reportedly hit the victim over the head with a wine bottle and then punched him...

...in your neighborhood? If you live in Beat 814 (see map), come to Vittum Park, 5010 W. 50th Street, at 7:00 p.m. Thursday, May 10 and attend your monthly CAPS meeting. Hear...

...man reported that he was robbed as he walked down a sidewalk in front of 5760 S. Archer at 9 a.m. Thursday, April 26. The victim told police that an attacker pushed...

allegedly burglarized a home in the 5500 block of South Kolin at about 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 25. Victor Visinaiz was apprehended while he...

...April 25. Victor Visinaiz was apprehended while he was found hiding in a yard at 5632 S. Kolmar, according to police, who initially responded to a call about a man stealing packages off...

...10:55 a.m. Monday, April 23, when 18-year-old Mikhal Wynn, of the 3400 block of West 83rd Street, allegedly punched a 17-year-old boy in the face. Other students jumped in and...

police on Tuesday, April 24 at a convenience store where he works--at 6832 S. Pulaski.

Burglars broke into a construction site at 4700 S. Pulaski and stole a generator, a chop box, a miter box, a frame nailer, a power stapler and two fans. The crime was discovered by the victim, a 51-year-old man representing a Villa Park construction firm, at 5:30 a.m. Monday, April 23.

...a cinder block to smash the glass front doors of the Cricket wireless store at 5133 S. Cicero at 4:26 a.m. Friday, April 27. The crime was discovered by police responding...

Burglars smashed the front window of the Metro PCS store at 8117 S. Pulaski at about 4 a.m. Friday, April 27. The crime was discovered when an alarm...

Burglars forced open the front door of an apartment in the 5300 block of West 63rd Street and stole two TVs, two designer purses, a video game console and two DVDs. The crime was discovered by the victim, a 44-year-old woman, at 5:40 p.m. Wednesday, April 25.

Burglars entered a garage in the 6500 block of West 64th Place and stole a power washer. The crime was discovered by the victim, a 32-year-old woman, who added that she saw no sign of forced entry.

Burglars broke into a garage in the 5200 block of South Kilpatrick and broke into a vehicle parked inside—but nothing appeared to be stolen, according to the victim, a 31-year-old woman. The crime was discovered at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, April 28, when the victim saw the garage’s overhead door open.

Since the Southwest Chicago Post broke the news a few days ago, about arrests near 48th and Cicero--full story here--police have arrested two more women, apparently in connection with CPD Supt. Eddie Johnson's public vow to rid the strip of prostitution, illegal

She was arrested at 47th and Keating at 6:44 a.m. Wednesday, April 25.

She was arrested in the 4800 block of South Cicero at 6:50 a.m. Wednesday, April 25.

    Crime News Update
    Gage Park mom stabbed, dies two days before wedding leaving behind an eight-year-old son. Carolina González, of the 5600 block of Sacramento, was apparently stabbed as she sat in a car parked in front of 5959 S. Sacramento at 9:26 p.m. Wednesday, April 25.
    http://www.swchicagopost.com

  • Bruce Brighton Park

    The prostitutes they they arrested have been arrested more than once and they keep coming back. So whats the use there not learning. Sorry for the mom who was killed in her car but you don't just sit in your car anymore its not safe.

  • emj1900 bp lifer

    after reading all the articles, this whole city is under seige.....so so sad.....makes yeah want to just stay in doors...

May 06

  • Permit issued for electric wiring

    120/240 V 1 PHASE 3 WIRE 1 METER 200 AMP SERVICE WE WILL INSTALL PIPE WIRE OUTLETS SWITCHES AND LIGHTS THROUGHOUT AS NEEDED

    512 W. 43rd St. Issued May 4, 2018 Comment

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  • Permit issued for easy permit process

    INTERIOR WORK IN APT "A" SOUTH -2ND FLOOR ONLY: REPAIR/REPLACE DRYWALL INCLUDING CEILINGS. CABINETS. REPLACE PLUMBING FIXTURES & WATER HEATER. INTERIOR RAILINGS. PATCH HOLE IN ROOF ONLY.- (NO STRUCTURAL WORK)- ALL WORK SAME AS EXISTING; SUBJECT TO FIELD INSPECTIONS

    522 W. 44th Pl. Issued April 27, 2018 Comment

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Updated Apr 25

Man charged with Canaryville shooting

...the victim's home during an attempted robbery at 10:47 p.m. in the 500 block of West 44th Street, police said. During the incident, Blake shot the 46-year-old man once in the...

...was taken to Stroger Hospital in serious condition.Investigators later recovered a weapon from the 4500 block of South Wentworth, police said.Blake, who lives in the South Side Bridgeport neighborhood, was expected to appear...

    Man charged with Canaryville shooting
    A man has been charged with shooting another man during a robbery attempt last week in the Canaryville neighborhood on the South Side. Eric Blake, 23, was arrested Wednesday and has been charged with felony counts of aggravated battery with a firearm and unlawful use of a weapon for the April 11 attack, according to Chicago Police.
    http://abc7chicago.com

  • Bronzeville Curmudgeon Bronzeville Conservator

    Thank you Jean, for focusing on authenticity...it is actually the beginning of a constructive conversation! Working collaboratively with a civic engagement assocate Harold Hall in the Fuller Park/Armour Square predominantly African American community between 39th and 47th, to create "bottom-up", inclusive cultural heritage tourism, economic development and outdoor recreational opportunities for local residents, who because of the Dan Ryan expressway are somewhat isolate from the broader Black Metropolis National Heritage Area: www.bviconline.info

  • Bronzeville Curmudgeon Bronzeville Conservator

    Let me assure you political and cultural neophytes that I am not a racist!

    Virtually,

    Harold L. Lucas

    www.bviconline.info

    Bronzeville Curmudgeon and "native son" operating in the spirit of Walter Lee Younger and Bigger Thomas!

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Bridgeport man charged in shooting in Canaryville

The charges stem from an April 11 shooting that happened about 10:45 p.m. in the 500 block of West 44th Street and injured a 46-year-old man, police said.

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Eric Blake, 23, of the 2900 block of South Elias Court was charged with aggravated battery with a firearm and felony unlawful use of a weapon, police said.

    Bridgeport man charged in shooting in Canaryville
    A Bridgeport man was charged Friday in a shooting that injured a man in the Canaryville neighborhood on the South Side, Chicago police said. Eric Blake, 23, of the 2900 block of South Elias Court was charged with aggravated battery with a firearm and felony unlawful use of a weapon, police said.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Apr 20

Suspect Charged With Shooting Blind, Disabled Man In Canaryville

Police said Eric Blake, of the Bridgeport neighborhood, shot into a home near 44th and Parnell around 10:45 p.m. on April 11, wounding a 46-year-old man who lived in the home.

    Suspect Charged With Shooting Blind, Disabled Man In Canaryville
    CHICAGO (CBS) - A 23-year-old man has been charged with shooting a legally blind and disabled man at the victim's home in the Canaryville neighborhood last week. Police said Eric Blake, of the Bridgeport neighborhood, shot into a home near 44th and Parnell around 10:45 p.m.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

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