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Crime News Update

She was arrested while standing in the 5000 block of South Cicero at 2:35 p.m. Tuesday, May 8. Police did not disclose details of the warrant.

She was arrested while standing in the 4800 block of South Cicero at 6:16 a.m. Tuesday, May 8. Police did not disclose details of the warrant.

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...he was shot in the right calf as he walked down an alley in the 4700 block of South Kildare at 10:30 p.m. Friday, May 11. The victim told police he was walking...

...complexion and a “bald” hairstyle. After he was shot, the victim said he ran to 47th and Kolin, where he called a woman he knows. She drove to the site, picked up the...

...If you live in Beats 813 or 833 (see map), come to West Lawn Park, 4233 W. 65th St., at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 22 and attend your monthly CAPS meeting. Hear...

...and robbed as he and his 39-year-old girlfriend walked down an alley behind 4553 S. Lawler at about 3 p.m. Thursday, May 10. The girlfriend told police that they were...

...year-old Archer Heights woman’s purse and bag of groceries. Francisco Mastache, of the 4400 block of South Sawyer, allegedly followed the victim on foot and attacked her outside her home in the 4900...

...Sawyer, allegedly followed the victim on foot and attacked her outside her home in the 4900 block of South Karlov at 12:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 9. The victim said he punched her in...

...police combing the area apprehended Mastache as he walked down a sidewalk in front of 4955 S. Pulaski. He was brought back to the crime scene, where the victim positively identified him, police...

after he and another man allegedly used a gun to rob a 13-year-old girl in the 3400 block of West 57th Street at 12:52 a.m. Friday, May 4.

Emanuel Centeno, of the 5200 block of South Kildare, was ordered held on $50,000 bond and was due in court Wednesday at 51st and Wentworth.

Also charged with aggravated robbery was Rudy Mendez, 24, of the 4600 block of South Drake.

...his vehicle and robbed in a crime that occurred on the street in front of 4702 S. Cicero at 2:10 a.m. Monday, May 14. The victim told police that when he...

• Charged with violating a warrant was 20-year-old Claire DeBerry, of the 2200 block of South Ridgeway.

According to public records, DeBerry has been arrested four times by CPD in the past 11 months, including a prostitution bust at 61st and Ashland last summer.

She was arrested at 47th and Keating at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, May 12. She also was wanted on a warrant. Police did not disclose details of the warrant.

during a traffic stop in the 5700 block of South Keeler at 2:12 a.m. Sunday, May 6.

Roberto Mercado, of the 5500 block of South Kolin, was the driver of the vehicle, which police said had been reported stolen from the 3400 block of West 52nd Street the day before.

Roberto Mercado, of the 5500 block of South Kolin, was the driver of the vehicle, which police said had been reported stolen from the 3400 block of West 52nd Street the day before.

Two passengers in the vehicle were charged with misdemeanor criminal trespass to a vehicle: Marcos German, 18, of the 3800 block of West 57th Street; and Ricardo Reyes, 27, of the 5100 block of South Sawyer.

Two passengers in the vehicle were charged with misdemeanor criminal trespass to a vehicle: Marcos German, 18, of the 3800 block of West 57th Street; and Ricardo Reyes, 27, of the 5100 block of South Sawyer.

Jose J. Reyes, of the 4500 block of South Archer, was apprehended by police in the 4800 block of South Archer, police said, after a CTA employee told them that he had sprayed graffiti on a train.

Jose J. Reyes, of the 4500 block of South Archer, was apprehended by police in the 4800 block of South Archer, police said, after a CTA employee told them that he had sprayed graffiti on a train.

Burglars forced open the service door of a garage in the 4700 block of South Keating and stole $81 worth of scrap copper. The crime was discovered by the victim, a...

Burglars entered a garage in the 5800 block of South Rutherford and stole a lawnmower and assorted tools. The crime was discovered by the victim, a 31-year-old man, at about 3 p.m. Friday, May 11.

Burglars pried open the service door of a garage in the 4400 block of South Kilpatrick and stole a snow blower and two toolboxes. The crime was discovered by the victim, a 63-year-old man, at 10:45 a.m. Wednesday, May 9. The victim told police his garage has been burglarized twice in two years.

    Crime News Update
    Shot in Kildare alley, man says In what police are describing as a gang-related crime, a 34-year-old Berwyn man said he was shot in the right calf as he walked down an alley in the 4700 block of South Kildare at 10:30 p.m. Friday, May 11.
    http://www.swchicagopost.com

May 16

May 14

Updated May 15

Poppy Days for Memorial Day Weekend

Please donate when you see volunteers with Poppies.
These donations go (100%) to aid Veterans and their families - no donation is too small.
Thank you for displaying your Poppy proudly -- that shows your support for our Veterans that have and do protect us and our USA

May 14

Updated May 15

Fire around 57th and Newcastle Monday Morning

Anyone know where the fire was this morning during the thunderstorm around 57th and Newcastle? Seen heavy smoke and heard a lot of fire trucks.

May 14

May 07

Updated May 11

Pulaski Train Station

When you park in that lot be very careful not to leave anything valuable in your vehicle. They like to break in and take what doesn’t belong to them. I don’t have a radio in my truck because they have stolen it twice. I have a hole in my dash where the radio used to be and would you believe they tried to break in my truck AGAIN!! I HAVE AN ALARM ON MY TRUCK AND THEY ARE STILL TRYING TO GET IN. Be careful parking there the police won’t do anything about it BUT they want you to give a donation. Yeah like I’m going to do that!!

May 09

Updated May 10

Apartments that allow Smoking

I am trying to assist an elderly man that smokes find an apartment . Any useful suggestions would be deeply appreciated. Thanks Everyone

  • The apartment building at the corner of 55th and Laramie. 5454 S. Laramie. My husband and I lived there before we bought our house. It wasn't very expensive and included heat.

  • Russ Bialon Tired

    Thanks Jean

May 07

Updated May 10

Crime News Update

...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...

A masked bandit robbed the Boost Mobile store at 5101 S. Cicero, making off with about $700 cash. The crime occurred at 3:06 p.m. Saturday...

...year-old Chicago Lawn man was robbed at gunpoint on the sidewalk in front of 4800 S. Cicero at 10:20 p.m. Tuesday, May 1. The victim told police that he had...

5000 block of South Kolmar.

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...just before 11:30 a.m. Saturday, May 5 on the street in front of 8023 S. Kilpatrick. A witness told police that three thugs jumped out of a tan Toyota Camry, beat...

...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...

...man was hit in the head and robbed as he left his home in the 5200 block of South Linder at 9:30 p.m. Monday, April 30. The victim told police that three thugs...

...pepper sprayed in the face during an attempted robbery on a sidewalk in front of 5750 S. Archer at 2:15 p.m. Monday, April 30. The victim told police she had just...

...The victim told police she had just gotten off work and was dropped off at Archer and Lorel by a friend. Moments later, as she was walking home, the attack occurred. As she...

A young boy or man stole a red iPhone from the T-Mobile store at 5123 S. Pulaski at 3:08 p.m. Saturday, May 5. An employee told police that the thief...

According to public records, Gonzalez has been arrested three times by CPD in the past two years: once last month for criminal trespass to vehicles near 47th and Sacramento and one in 2016 for retail theft near 46th and Western.

the street in front of 6221 S. Archer at about 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 24.

Arrested were Khalil Ramsey, 21, and Rasann Ramsey, 18, of the 4600 block of South La Crosse; Zion Haygood, 19, of the 6500 block of South Paulina; and Darnell Glover, 18, of the 4400 block of South Lavergne.

Arrested were Khalil Ramsey, 21, and Rasann Ramsey, 18, of the 4600 block of South La Crosse; Zion Haygood, 19, of the 6500 block of South Paulina; and Darnell Glover, 18, of the 4400 block of South Lavergne.

Arrested were Khalil Ramsey, 21, and Rasann Ramsey, 18, of the 4600 block of South La Crosse; Zion Haygood, 19, of the 6500 block of South Paulina; and Darnell Glover, 18, of the 4400 block of South Lavergne.

A fire at the Platinum Fades barbershop, 4718 S. Pulaski, appears to be arson, police said earlier this week. The fire occurred just before 3...

Burglars entered the side door of the Slice Factory pizzeria at 4422 S. Pulaski and stole two 55-inch TVs in boxes. The crime occurred at 11:28 p...

A 67-year-old Vittum Park man reported that someone burglarized his apartment in the 5000 block of West 47th Street, while he was away at a hospital for several days. Taken were a TV, two...

Burglars entered an apartment in the 4400 block of West 55th Street and stole a TV and a video game console. The crime was discovered by the...

Burglars forced open the service door of a garage in the 4000 block of West 58th Place and stole a stereo, a speaker and two car tires. The crime was discovered by the victim, a 55-year-old man, at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, May 3.

Burglars entered the rear window of an apartment in the 5600 block of South Harlem and stole about $670 cash. The crime was discovered by the victim, a 48-year-old woman, at 4:15 a.m. Saturday, May 5.

...41-year-old West Elsdon man scared away two men burglarizing his garage in the 5600 block of South Kildare at 3:30 a.m. Sunday, May 6. The victim told police he was awakened...

    Crime News Update
    Scottsdale teen beaten with baseball bat A 15-year-old Scottsdale boy was in stable but serious condition at Advocate Christ Medical Center after he was beaten with a baseball bat by three attackers. The crime occurred just before 11:30 a.m. Saturday, May 5 on the street in front of 8023 S.
    http://www.swchicagopost.com

May 09

May 04

Updated May 07

Crime News Update

...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...

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

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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...

...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...

...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...

...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.

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.

She was arrested at 47th and Keating at 6:44 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

Apr 29

Updated May 04

Civic Leaders Cheer Cicero Ave. Arrests

Friday, April 20--police apprehended Dawn Schackart, 35, of the 3200 block of South Wallace, in the 5000 block of South Cicero and charged her with soliciting a ride on a public road.

Just five minutes before Schackart was arrested, police apprehended 39-year-old Katie E. Howard in the 4800 block of South Cicero and charged her with the same crime. Howard, of the 4500 block of South Lawler, has been arrested three times this year by CPD: once for driving without a license and

Finally, police arrested Megan M. Rudnick, 37, of the 4500 block of South Lawler, at 7:35 a.m., Thursday, April 19 in the 4900 block of South Cicero. She was charged with soliciting a ride on a public road.

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and possession of drug paraphernalia was 36-year-old Crystal G. King, of the 4900 block of West Huron. She was arrested in the 4600 block of South Lamon at 12:25 p.m. Sunday, April 22. Police would only say said she was spotted in a vehicle “participating in narcotics activity.”

and possession of drug paraphernalia was 36-year-old Crystal G. King, of the 4900 block of West Huron. She was arrested in the 4600 block of South Lamon at 12:25 p.m. Sunday, April 22. Police would only say said she was spotted in a vehicle “participating in narcotics activity.”

Friday, April 20--police apprehended Dawn Schackart, 35, of the 3200 block of South Wallace, in the 5000 block of South Cicero and charged her with soliciting a ride on a public road.

Just five minutes before Schackart was arrested, police apprehended 39-year-old Katie E. Howard in the 4800 block of South Cicero and charged her with the same crime. Howard, of the 4500 block of South Lawler, has been arrested three times this year by CPD: once for driving without a license and

    Civic Leaders Cheer Cicero Ave. Arrests
    Charged with felony possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia was 36-year-old Two days before King's most recent arrest-at 6:45 a.m. Friday, April 20--police apprehended Just five minutes before Schackart was arrested, police apprehended 39-year-old Finally, police arrested Are busts routine or sign of change ahead?
    http://www.swchicagopost.com

May 03

May 02

Updated May 02

Old Checkers

I was wondering has anyone heard what might be in the space that Checkers hamburgers once occupied at Archer & Narragansett?

Apr 29

Apr 29

Apr 26

Lost Dogs Illinois added a new photo.

Is This Your Lost Dog? #Chicago #IL #GarfieldRidge (Archer & Cicero) Male Chihuahua - Mix. Tan/White. Call 773-606-2542. This dog is not for adoption - finder will only accept calls/from the actual owner. Found 04/26/2018. Cook County. 60638. To see this pet’s location on the Helping Lost Pets Map: http://www.helpinglostpets.com/v2/?pID=2299987 More Info, Photos and to Contact: http://www.helpinglostpets.com/petdetail/?id=2299987

    Lost Dogs Illinois
    This is an album of dogs that have been found by good Samaritans.
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Apr 17

Updated Apr 24

Lost wedding ring, area of 57th and New England.

Someone has found a wedding ring, please knock on the door where you found it. Its everything to the owner!

  • Carlos Resident

    Good news, they have found it! It was turned in by one of our wonderful residents!

  • Alisa Rudowicz Retired legal secretary, mother, grandmother.

    Wonderful news!

Apr 22

Updated Apr 24

Housing needed

A 64 year old male needs either a room to rent or a small studio apartment. He is a smoker, no pets. He would need this by 4/30/18. Thank you

Apr 21

What's that smell?

Does anyone know what that odor is in Garfield Ridge at 5:45 a.m. on Saturday 4/21? It woke me up. Inside the house, I first thought it resembled a "wet heat" odor -- like an old radiator smell (but I have gas heat). Opened the front door and was hit with a much stronger smell -- almost like some garlic/onion/spice combination, but with a more chemical note. It stuck to my clothes in the 3 seconds that I was out there. I've smelled lots of foul things around here over the years, but this particular odor is new to me.

Apr 20

Apr 18

Apartment needed

64 year old male seeking either a small studio or kitchenette apartment in the Garfield Ridge area. Smoker, no pets. Needed by 4/30/18.

Apr 18

Apr 16

Apr 15

Moving help to Galena, Illinois

I need someone with either a van or a pick-up truck to help me with a move to Galena, Illinois which is about 160 miles from my apartment in Garfield Ridge. I have boxes and a big cat tree. This move would be on 4/27.

Apr 14

Apr 14

Apr 10

Crime News Update

A burglar forced open the service door of a garage in the 5100 block of South Keating and rummaged through an SUV parked inside. The crime occurred at 2:28 a.m...

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...hijacking, armed kidnapping and armed robbery. Jakeith Anderson was arrested at his home in the 3700 block of West 82nd Street at about 3:45 p.m. Wednesday, April 4. Police said that on Monday, March...

...and others approached a 24 year-old man who was in a vehicle in the 2900 block of South Canal and forced him into the rear of the vehicle at gunpoint. Anderson and the others...

...neighborhood? If you live in Beat 812 (see map), come to the Clearing Branch Library, 6423 West 63rd Place, at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 11 and attend your monthly CAPS meeting. Hear...

...they identified him as an offender involved in three armed robberies that occurred on the 1600 block of North Clybourn on March 30, between 12:45 and 1 a.m. Police added that during two...

...man was shot in the shoulder as he sat in a vehicle parked in the 3000 block of West 52nd Street at 5:27 a.m. Sunday, April 8. According to police, the victim was the...

...shot in the lower right leg as he walked down the street in front of 5600 S. Campbell at 11:06 p.m. Sunday, April 8. The victim told police he had just...

...April 8. The victim told police he had just been dropped off by acquaintances near 56th and Artesian when he saw a beige SUV make a U-turn and head towards him. As...

...arm as he took out the trash in the alley behind his home in the 3900 block of West 85th Street at 6:54 p.m. Thursday, April 5. The victim told police that the offender...

...old Chicago Lawn man—at 5:15 p.m. Saturday, April 7 in front of 6100 S. Francisco. The victim told police that her boyfriend—described by police as a documented gang member...

...an angry passenger threw coins in her face during an altercation on a bus at 7833 S. Western at 9:12 p.m. Sunday, April 8. The victim told police that the passenger...

as well as criminal damage to property, in an incident that reportedly occurred in the 5100 block of South Melvina at 3:45 p.m. Sunday, April 1. Angel Reyna, of the 3100 block of...

...was charged with criminal trespass to land last October after he was arrested in the 5100 block of South Meade...

firearm outside his home in the 3500 block of West 65th Place. Ricardo Gonzalez was apprehended after police responded to a ShotSpotter report of five rounds fired...

...on 65th Place and another for obstruction of a roadway by a non-motorist near 55th and Menard...

...boy were shot with paintballs as they walked together down a sidewalk in front of 4232 W. 79th St. at 4:18 p.m. Sunday, April 8. The victims told police that the shooter...

Burglars kicked in the service door of a garage in the 5800 block of South Neenah and stole about $5,000 worth of construction tools. The crime was reported by the...

A 31-year-old West Lawn man told police that his home in the 6100 block of South Kolin was burglarized some time after 10 a.m. Thursday April 5. He said when he...

    Crime News Update
    Editor's note: The crime news reported by the Southwest Chicago Post---taken directly from Chicago Police Department incident reports---is not by any means an exhaustive catalogue of all crime reported in the Chicago Lawn (8th) District.
    http://www.swchicagopost.com

Apr 07

Updated Apr 09

Garfield Ridge library

Where was the Garfield Ridge library’s original location?

  • Daniel Ferone Home Owner

    I remember in the late 50's & early 60's it was a Library bus or van.

    Sometime later it was store front located on Archer east of Oak Park on the south side of the street.about 6743 S. Archer.

    Prior to the current location I believe it was at 6322 S Archer which became an eye doctor's office.

  • Many spots used bookmobile. One driver and 1-3 librarians. Would travel from location to another. They were fazed out in the 80's

Apr 07

Apr 01

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