4 days ago

Crime News Update

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.

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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.

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.

    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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Jun 19

Updated Jun 20

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.

  • Cindy G Good neighbor

    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!

May 24

Updated May 30

Scammers working the neighborhood

My 85-year-old mother (near 62nd & Mason) received a visit today from a guy who said his name is Mike Diaz and a female companion. He provided a phone number of 773-312-7675, but not on a business card; my mother wrote down his name and number. I've been calling all afternoon, but it just rings and rings -- no answer, no voice mail.

He talked about her chimney needing some work and some loose shingles on the roof, and said...

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My 85-year-old mother (near 62nd & Mason) received a visit today from a guy who said his name is Mike Diaz and a female companion. He provided a phone number of 773-312-7675, but not on a business card; my mother wrote down his name and number. I've been calling all afternoon, but it just rings and rings -- no answer, no voice mail.

He talked about her chimney needing some work and some loose shingles on the roof, and said he could come back the next day to fix it. All she had to do was give him some cash up front to buy the necessary supplies for the repairs. Fortunately, she told them she had no money and that her daughter handled that kind of thing for her. Unfortunately, she let them into the house for a few minutes. No harm done this time, except to my blood pressure level.

Talk to your old people and tell them to trust no one, no matter how "nice" and "talkative" and "pleasant" they seem to be, and not to let strangers into their homes!

  • A message to all senior citizens, DO NOT LET NOBODY IN YOUR HOME, BETTER YET CALL THE POLICE

  • A message that cannot be stress enough to our seniors and in general. There are some heartless people out there. People who get up in the morning to hurt other people.

    Be safe!!!!!!!

  • TheresaJ GarfieldRidge girl

    Gypsies got my elderly parents for a grand for the exact scam. They were caught, but I doubt they’ll ever get their money back. Cops say it’s rampant in Chicago. Just remember: if you didn’t call them, send them packing. No solicitors!

May 28

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