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    Ms. Lopez is asking for $568.96:
    My students need flexible seating options that allow them to sit comfortable, thereby enhancing their learning experience.
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Crime News Update

Arrested were Severo Hernandez, 27, of the 5700 block of South Kildare, and Diego Elizarraraz, 19, of the 4900 block of South Leamington.

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...neighborhood? If you live in Beat 811 (see map), come to Good Shepherd Presbyterian Church, 5550 South Merrimac, at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 17 and attend your monthly CAPS meeting. Hear...

...wound to his forehead after he was shot during an argument in traffic in the 7400 block of South Kostner at 2:30 p.m. Friday, July 6. The victim told police that he was...

Two men were charged with criminal defacement of property after they allegedly used spray paint on or near the roof of a storefront at 5100 S. Archer at 9:56 p.m. Friday, June 29. 

Arrested were Severo Hernandez, 27, of the 5700 block of South Kildare, and Diego Elizarraraz, 19, of the 4900 block of South Leamington.

Three suburban teens were charged with misdemeanor battery after police broke up a fight on a basketball court at Valley Forge Park, 59th and Nottingham, at 7:18 p.m. Monday, July 2.

Francisco Mastache, of the 4400 block of South Sawyer, was arrested in the 4400 block of

A charge of urinating on the public way was added after he allegedly relieved himself when police arrived. He is due in court at 51st and Wentworth on July 30.

A 25-year-old West Lawn man was charged with criminal trespass to a residence after he allegedly entered a relative’s home in the 5900 block of South Kildare at about 1:30 p.m. Thursday, June 28.

Dario Rodriguez, of the 5900 block of South Tripp, was due in court at 555 W. Harrison the following day.

Dario Rodriguez, of the 5900 block of South Tripp, was due in court at 555 W. Harrison the following day.

According to police, at 9:48 p.m. Friday, June 29, she was arrested in front of 4714 S. Kilpatrick after she was “observed by police flagging down cars with male occupants in an attempt to solicit a ride.”

• Charged with soliciting a ride on a public roadway was 44-year-old Maricela Gonzalez, of the 5000 block of South Kolmar.

after he was reportedly found drinking a can of beer in front of 5528 S. Nashville at 3:54 p.m. Saturday, June. 30.

Laurencio Primera, of the 5000 block of South Central, was arrested by officers responding to a “man down” call. He is due in court at 51st and Wentworth on Aug. 14.

    Crime News Update
    LeClaire Courts reunion ends in shooting A 22-year-old man was shot in the groin and buttocks as he participated in the annual outdoor LeClaire Courts reunion near 44th and Lavergne at 1:27 a.m. Monday, July. The shooter was on foot when he fired, witnesses told police, and fled in a vehicle.
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  • Permit issued for new construction

    PERMIT EXPIRES ON 09/10/2018 Erection Starts: 7/31/2018, Erection Ends: 8/6/2018. TENT- 4 DAY EVENT (8/2/18-8/5/18)ERECT ONE (1) 60'X100' POLE TENTSETUP 7/31/18- REMOVE 8/6/18 ASSEMBLY

    4810 S. Leamington Ave. Issued July 10, 2018 Comment

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  • Permit issued for electric wiring

    TEMPORARY WIRING FOR CARNIVAL RIDES ONLY BY D&J AMUSEMENTS, OUR LADY OF SNOWS, AUGUST 2ND, 2018, 4810 S. LEAMINGTON AVE., CHICAGO, IL 60638.

    4810 S. Leamington Ave. Issued July 5, 2018 Comment

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Crime News Update

Ms. Cluchey, a mother of three, had gone missing on May 18 from the 5100 block of South Campbell. She was last seen near 47th and Cicero, wearing a black sweater, red shirt, black leggings and flip flops.

According to police, at about 10 p.m. Sunday, June 24 in the 4700 block of South Cicero, she was “looking into vehicles, motioning to lone male occupants. These actions are known to...

Burglars entered a garage in the 4700 block of South Lawler through an open window and stole a car wax buffer and an undisclosed amount of beer, soda, juice and water. The crime was discovered by the victim, a 36-year-old woman, at about 10 a.m. Saturday, June 30.

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Corrections—due in court on July 16—after he reportedly confessed to the killing of 30-year-old Joyce "Strawberry" Cluchey and hiding her body inside a car in a garage in the 4900 block of South Keeler.

Ms. Cluchey, a mother of three, had gone missing on May 18 from the 5100 block of South Campbell. She was last seen near 47th and Cicero, wearing a black sweater, red shirt, black leggings and flip flops.

...your neighborhood? If you live in Beat 834 (see map), come to Bogan High School, 3939 W. 79th Street, at 7:00 p.m. Thursday, July 5 and attend your monthly CAPS meeting. Hear...

A 77-year-old Garfield Ridge man working as a driver for Lena’s Pizza, 5851 W. 63rd St., was robbed at gunpoint as he tried to make a delivery in the 5900 block...

...63rd St., was robbed at gunpoint as he tried to make a delivery in the 5900 block of South Archer at 9:45 p.m. Tuesday, June 26. The victim told police that one bandit...

sandwich shop at 6400 S. Cicero at 3:43 p.m. Wednesday, June 27.

A 24-year-old West Side man was charged with felony theft after he allegedly admitted to completing fake refunds and taking an unknown amount of cash from a store at 8111 S. Cicero.

Darin Bolden, of the 1400 block of North Lorel, was apprehended at noon Friday, June 15 at the scene.

Two women from the Central Illinois city of Danville were charged with retail theft after they allegedly stole clothing from T.J. Maxx, 4932 S. Kedzie, at 3:05 p.m. Monday, June 25. 

• Charged with prostitution was 46-year-old Ginger E. Dilbeck, of the 4400 block of South Knox.

Two men broke into Western Auto Repairs, 5316 S. Archer, and stole an undisclosed amount of tools, tires, vehicle titles and a checkbook. The crime...

Burglars pried open the kitchen window of a home in the 6100 block of South Melvina and stole about $300 worth of Mexican currency, as well as assorted jewelry. The crime was discovered by a 43-year-old Pilsen man who was watching the property for its owner, a 40-year-old man.

Burglars forced open the service door of a garage in the 4800 block of South Kedvale and stole a lawnmower, assorted hand tools and three bags of charcoal. The crime was discovered by the victim, a 56-year-old man, at 8:10 a.m. Friday, June 29.

Burglars forced open the service door of a garage in the 6300 block of South Keating and stole a rear-bagger mulcher/lawnmower. The crime was discovered by the victim, a 57-year-old man, at 11:50 a.m. Friday, June 29.

Burglars entered a home in the 4100 block of West 58th Place and stole two TVs and assorted jewelry. The crime was discovered by the victim, a 39-year-old woman, at about 9 p.m. Friday, June 29.

Burglars forced open the utility door of an apartment building in the 4500 block of West 55th Street and stole assorted tools and an air conditioner. The crime was reported to police by the landlord, a 70-year-old West Elsdon man, at 7:20 p.m. Saturday, June 30.

Burglars forced open the service door of a garage in the 6000 block of South Kolmar and stole two window air-conditioning units and a car buffer. The crime was reported by the victim, a 45-year-old man, at 6:19 a.m. Thursday, June 28.

Burglars broke into a garage in the 6300 block of South Lamon and stole a small refrigerator. The crime was reported to police at 6:05 a...

Burglars broke into a garage in the 6100 block of South Karlov and stole assorted power tools and 22 roles of copper wire. The crime was discovered by the victim, a 67-year-old man, when he returned from vacation at about 4 p.m. Sunday, July 1.

    Crime News Update
    A Charge man in killing of missing mom A 22-year-old man is currently held without bond by the Cook County Department of Corrections-due in court on July 16-after he reportedly confessed to the killing of 30-year-old Joyce "Strawberry" Cluchey and hiding her body inside a car in a garage in the 4900 block of South Keeler.
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Crime News Update

She was last seen at 11:10 a.m. May 18 near 47th and Cicero, wearing a black sweater, red shirt, black leggings and flip flops.

• Charged with soliciting a ride on a public roadway was 39-year-old Amber R. Ramirez, of the 4500 block of South Lawler.

Police said they spotted her at 4839 W. 47th St. at 6:40 a.m. Monday, June 11, “walking along side the roadway looking into vehicles and waving at male occupants, indicating she is available.”

Burglars forced open the service door of a garage in the 4700 block of South Leclaire and stole a stereo system, a paint ball gun and a tool set. The crime was discovered by the victim, a 26-year-old man, at 7 p.m. Sunday, June 17.

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missing on May 18 from the 5100 block of South Campbell.

...If you live in Beats 813 or 833 (see map), come to West Lawn Park, 4233 West 65th Street, at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 26 and attend your monthly CAPS meeting. Hear...

A security guard was charged with reckless conduct after he allegedly fired his gun during an argument in the parking lot of Mariscos El Kora, 5207 S. Archer.

Michael C. McDonough, of the 6500 block of West 64th Street, was apprehended at 4850 S. Kilbourn at 5:08 a.m. Thursday, June 7.

Michael C. McDonough, of the 6500 block of West 64th Street, was apprehended at 4850 S. Kilbourn at 5:08 a.m. Thursday, June 7.

...several blocks in his vehicle. When he caught up with her at a stoplight at 55th and Austin, he reportedly pointed a gun at her and said, “I’m going to catch you...

...45-year-old woman reported that she was robbed at gunpoint inside Taqueria Los Gallos, 6222 S. Archer, at 6:05 a.m. Thursday, June 14. The victim, one of the owners of...

Kise Saleh, of the 4100 block of West 82nd Place, was arrested at his home in the same block at Monday, June 11.

A 24-year-old woman was charged with violating an order of protection at a home in the 6700 block of South Komensky at 12:55 a.m. Wednesday, June 13.

A 22-year-old Brighton Park man delivering a pizza for La Coco’s, 3350 W. 47th St., was robbed at gunpoint on the sidewalk in front of 4620 S. Homan at 2...

...s, 3350 W. 47th St., was robbed at gunpoint on the sidewalk in front of 4620 S. Homan at 2:15 a.m. Thursday, June 14. The victim told police that two masked...

A 32-year-old Chicago Lawn man was charged with two felony counts of burglary after he allegedly “entered and took property from several vehicles” at 3421 W. 63rd St., the address of the parking lot directly across the street from the Chicago Lawn (8th) District police station.

Jorge Castelano, of the 2500 block of West 63rd Street, was apprehended at 11:25 p.m. Wednesday, June 6.

A burglar tried but failed to break into a home in the 5100 block of South Linder. The crime was discovered by the victim, a 29-year-old woman, when she came home at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 12. The victim told police that the home’s side door was damaged.

Police said they saw her outside 4631 W. 51st St. at 8:55 a.m. Tuesday, June 12, “waving down a car on the roadway and entering it."

Burglars broke into a garage in the 5100 block of South Avers and stole an electric scooter. The crime was discovered by the victim, a 41-year-old woman, at 3:40 p.m. Wednesday, June 13.

Burglars broke into a vacant home in the 4100 block of West 83rd Street and stole a TV. The crime was discovered by a 53-year-old Palos Park man who came to the home with his brother, a 46-year-old Mokena man, to clean out the home—which had belonged to their mother, who died recently.

A 78-year-old Clearing man reported that a burglar walked into his open garage in the 6500 block of West 64th Place and stole a set of collectible mint-grade coins. He reported the crime at 11:59 p.m. Monday, June 11. 

Burglars forced open the service door of a garage in the 5900 block of South Kolmar and stole a shop vac, two CD decks, a music mixer, two portable speakers and a generator. The crime was discovered by the victim, a 55-year-old woman, at 9:10 a.m. Sunday, June 17.

Burglars kicked in the rear door of a house in the 6000 block of South Menard and stole a refrigerator, a stove and several items of furniture. The crime was discovered...

Burglars forced open a back window of a home in the 3400 block of West 71st Street and stole assorted jewelry and a wallet. The crime was discovered by the victim, a 62-year-old man, when he returned from vacation at 3 p.m. Friday, June 15.

A 49-year-old North Carolina woman told police that someone stole an air conditioner she was storing in a friend’s garage in the 6600 block of South Kolin. She reported the crime at 8:56 p.m. Friday, June 15. Police said there was no sign of forced entry in the garage.

    Crime News Update
    Woman missing more than a month Police continue to search for Gage Park resident Joyce "Strawberry" Cluchey, who went missing on May 18 from the 5100 block of South Campbell. She was last seen at 11:10 a.m. May 18 near 47th and Cicero, wearing a black sweater, red shirt, black leggings and flip flops.
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Did you lose your chihuahua?

Chihuahua found on 6/19/18, around 7:30 p.m., at Wentworth Park. Please call 773-229-8127 to describe and claim it.

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    UPDATE Wednesday 6/20: Good news: the dog and owner have been reunited.

Jun 19

Speed bumps

It would be great to get speed bumps on 59th street between Austin and Narragansett! Cars are always racing through to beat the train in either end and almost hit you as they rush by! The 2 new stop signs don't help! Cars always blow through them!

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