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Crime

On Friday June 22nd my husband and I witnessed three males trying to steal a car from a garage in the 5800 of Artesian . I notified the Tennant who lives there . They took off walking north towards Peterson Ave . The tennant was going to call the police . Then again tonight five males showed up but the garage was empty as the tennant decided to park on the street( the over head door is broken and won’t...

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On Friday June 22nd my husband and I witnessed three males trying to steal a car from a garage in the 5800 of Artesian . I notified the Tennant who lives there . They took off walking north towards Peterson Ave . The tennant was going to call the police . Then again tonight five males showed up but the garage was empty as the tennant decided to park on the street( the over head door is broken and won’t come down) This is an absentee landlord and he doesn’t take of the building . I called the police . I will call the building department on Monday to report the landlord . This is the second break-in in this alley in a week

  • We should report everything, suspicious on street alleys , gangs sign, it’s getting worse and worst in our neighborhood.

  • Roger S. Park Teller of truth in a fake news world.

    Yes.....keep calling police! If the bad actors and predators aren’t challenged, they will continue to prey on our neighborhoods and spread like weeds.

  • Gabriel Resident of PRRP

    No matter the incident the alderman will say crime is going down. He becomes an ad defending the status quo rather than a creative force aiming to address the problem.

11 hours ago

  • Wiggle and Work

    Ms. Loveless is asking for $300.19:
    My students need sensory seats and flexible seating to help them focus and learn effectively.
    Stone Scholastic Academy Comment

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New West Ridge library growing fast, seeks residents' memories

Here's an excellent article by a reporter familiar to West Ridge, Linze Rice, about the new library at Western and Pratt. BlockClub is a worthy successor to the much-missed DNAInfo.

https://blockclubchicago.org/2018/06/19/colorful-new-west-ridge-library-rises-at-the-corner-of-western-and-pratt/

    Colorful New West Ridge Library Rises At Corner Of Western And Pratt
    These are selected by the writer and confirmed by the editor This article contains new, firsthand information uncovered by its reporter(s). This includes directly interviewing sources and research / analysis of primary source documents. Indicates that a Newsmaker/Newsmakers was/were physically present to report the article from some/all of the location(s) it concerns.
    https://blockclubchicago.org
  • Block club is good; Rice is a good reporter except for one mistake: the senior citizen housing is not "affordable" housing--a euphemism--it is subsidized housing forcibly extracted from taxpaying citizens making their housing more unaffordable.

5 days ago

Monthly Parking

Is anyone aware of the availability of monthly parking close to the 6400 block of N Leavitt Street? Ideally, I'm interested in renting a secure garage space. Many thanks!

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Lost kitty named Tabitha

Our 1 year old kitten seems to have gotten out of the house. She's an indoor cat and very friendly. Please help us find her. Our little girl is heartbroken

  • Any update? If you haven't already post/look on Lost Cats of Illinois on Facebook

  • No updates. Will try that too thank you

  • I'm not sure where you are at, but I have seen a young cat, who looks lost a couple times around the 1200 - 1300 block of Elmdale. It's only at night, so I haven't been able to get a close look at the markings, but the build is slight.

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  • Chicago Students Breathe for Change!

    Ms. Perry is asking for $2602.65:
    I need financial assistance for a 200-hour wellness and yoga teacher training designed specifically for educators
    Stone Scholastic Academy Comment

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Looking for a parking space around Hoyne Ave and Granville

Hi everyone, I recently moved to the area and have been having a very hard time with parking. Does anyone know of any spots for rent? Any help would be appreciated! Thanks.

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CAPS Beat 2411 BEAT MEETING, Tu, 6/12/18 - 7:00PM - Rogers Elementary School

Please join us for our next CAPS Beat 2411 Beat meeting at Rogers Elementary School (7345 N Washtenaw Ave).
Police officers are scheduled to be in attendance.

Enter thru Door #3. This is the South most door as you face the school on Washtenaw Ave. Near the parking lot! Press the buzzer for entry.

Come out for 1 hour and be updated on latest activities in the neighborhood as well as learn how to keep your family, home or business...

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Please join us for our next CAPS Beat 2411 Beat meeting at Rogers Elementary School (7345 N Washtenaw Ave).
Police officers are scheduled to be in attendance.

Enter thru Door #3. This is the South most door as you face the school on Washtenaw Ave. Near the parking lot! Press the buzzer for entry.

Come out for 1 hour and be updated on latest activities in the neighborhood as well as learn how to keep your family, home or business safer!

From our CAPS Sargent:

"We also want to share with you some information pertinent to our mission here in 024.

The following stats are in relation to where 024 stands in violence compared to the overall City numbers in 2018;

- To date there have been 1037 people shot in the City of Chicago. 024 accounts for 14 of those which equates to 0.013%.
- To date there have been 168 people shot and killed in the City of Chicago. 024 accounts for 0 of those which equates to 0%.

We are providing this information to help keep things in perspective when talking about the violence in 024

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