6 days ago

Updated 3 days ago

Shooting on 77th Place

Anyone hear of a murder on 77th Place between 4399 and 4400 Kilbourn this morning?

Jan 21

Updated 6 days ago

Man Killed In Scottsdale Hit-And-Run

He was struck about 9:45 p.m. in the 8500 block of South Cicero, police said. The vehicle drove away after the crash.

    Man Killed In Scottsdale Hit-And-Run
    CHICAGO (CBS) - A 50-year-old man was killed Saturday night in a hit-and-run crash in the Southwest Side Scottsdale neighborhood, according to Chicago Police. He was struck about 9:45 p.m. in the 8500 block of South Cicero, police said. The vehicle drove away after the crash.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

  • So sorry for your loss. Did your cousin live in the area?

  • I am so sorry to hear of this. I pray a surveillance camera of some kind caught something. Please keep us posted. Heartless person indeed. I always said someone would be killed on that corner. People drive like maniacs and there are no lights there.

Jan 27

Updated Feb 02

Gunman Throws Woman to Floor, Robs Store

From the Southwest News-Herald, Friday, January 26, 2016

A gunman robbed Boost Mobile, 8337 S. Pulaski, at 10:45 am Monday, January 15, making off with two iPhones. A store manager told police that the robber initially posed as a customer. When she went to the stock room to retrieve a phone he asked about, he followed -- throwing her to the floor and taking the phone she had just retrieved. When he threatened to beat her if she did not...

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From the Southwest News-Herald, Friday, January 26, 2016

A gunman robbed Boost Mobile, 8337 S. Pulaski, at 10:45 am Monday, January 15, making off with two iPhones. A store manager told police that the robber initially posed as a customer. When she went to the stock room to retrieve a phone he asked about, he followed -- throwing her to the floor and taking the phone she had just retrieved. When he threatened to beat her if she did not give him more phones, she began to cry and say she is pregnant. The robber then ran out of the store, grabbed a second iPhone on his way out. He was described as a black man age 18-22, about 5-foot-9 and 160 pounds, with brown eyes and a medium complexion. He wore a baseball cap with a light colored brim, a green bomber-style jacket, a blue hoody and blue jogging pants.

Jan 27

Updated Jan 31

Burglars Swipe Cash In Pizza-Parlor Heist

From the Southwest News-Herald, Friday, January 26, 2018

Burglars pried open the side door of Angie's PIzza, 8352 S. Pulaski, and stole about $200 from a cash register. The crime was reported by the owner, a 57-year-old man, shortly after 5 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 20, after he was notified of the break-in by an alarm company

  • I want to thank Basia for posting these articles. I’ve lived in the Scottsdale area all my life and it’s upsetting but important to be aware of these crimes taking place.

  • So upsetting to hear that this happened at this particular establishment. And yes Thank you Basia O for posting these articles!

Jan 21

50-year-old man killed in hit-and-run on southwest side

Officers with the Chicago Police Department were called around 9:5 p.m. Saturday night to the 8500 block of S. Cicero Ave.

    50-year-old man killed in hit-and-run on southwest side
    CHICAGO -- A 50-year-old man was killed in a hit-and-run on the southwest side. Officers with the Chicago Police Department were called around 9:5 p.m. Saturday night to the 8500 block of S. Cicero Ave. They found a man who had been hit by a vehicle. The victim died at the scene.
    http://wgntv.com

Jan 21

Man killed in hit-and-run on Southwest Side

A man was killed in a hit-and-run on Jan. 20, 2018 in the 8500 block of South Cicero Avenue.

    Man killed in hit-and-run on Southwest Side
    A 50-year-old man was hit by a car in the 8500 block of South Cicero Avenue.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Jan 12

Updated Jan 16

Bust Two Suburban Men On Armed Robbery Rap

From the Southwest News-Herald, Friday, January 12, 2018

Two men were arrested and charged with armed robbery after they allegedly robbed a 54-year-old Scottsdale man at gunpoint on a sidewalk in the 4000 block of West 77th Place at 1:44 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 3, Cory D. McMullan, 19, of the 6600 block of West 95th St. in Oak Lawn, and Devontta T. Wilson, 18, of the 5800 block of West 82nd Street in Burbank, were apprehended as they sat in...

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From the Southwest News-Herald, Friday, January 12, 2018

Two men were arrested and charged with armed robbery after they allegedly robbed a 54-year-old Scottsdale man at gunpoint on a sidewalk in the 4000 block of West 77th Place at 1:44 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 3, Cory D. McMullan, 19, of the 6600 block of West 95th St. in Oak Lawn, and Devontta T. Wilson, 18, of the 5800 block of West 82nd Street in Burbank, were apprehended as they sat in a Jeep Cherokee idling in the drive-through of the McDonald's at 5355 W. 79th St. in Burbank. The victim told police that both men,waving handguns , accosted him and pushed him to the ground. They then allegedly went through his pockets, taking his wallet and fleeing in the Jeep west. The victim called 911 with a description of the ehicle and its temporary license plates. Police in the area said they spotted a vehicle matching the description and followed it west into Burbank. Police said they found a pistol believed to be used in the crime, in the bushes at the McDonald's drive-through. The victim was brought by police to the McDonald's where he reportedly made positive identification of McMullan and Wilson. Police said the victim's wallet was recovered and returned.

  • 30+ yrs Long-time resident, trying to help keep it livable

    A sad story turns better with the arrest by the police. Now, will the state pursue charges to keep these criminals off the street? Hope the victim stays after it.

Jan 09

Dec 29

Left Their Car and Their Gun

From the Southwest News-Herald, Friday, December 29, 2017

A police officer preparing to write a parking ticket spotted a gun in a car parked in the 8500 block of South Keating at 12:04 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 21. Responding to a cal of a disturbance, the officer spotted four young men getting out of a 2012 Hyundai Elantra and walking towards an alley. The officer saw that the vehicle was blocking a driveway and was told by a witness that the...

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From the Southwest News-Herald, Friday, December 29, 2017

A police officer preparing to write a parking ticket spotted a gun in a car parked in the 8500 block of South Keating at 12:04 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 21. Responding to a cal of a disturbance, the officer spotted four young men getting out of a 2012 Hyundai Elantra and walking towards an alley. The officer saw that the vehicle was blocking a driveway and was told by a witness that the car did not belong to anyone at the address. As the officer approached the vehicle with a citation, he saw a door ajar and a window rolled down. Inside was a handgun with 16 live rounds. It was confiscated. The four men did not return to the vehicle. They were described as two white men and two Hispanic men ages 18-25.

Dec 27

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