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Safe and Peaceful Communities - Gage Park

This week, the Chicago Fund for Safe and Peaceful Communities has awarded AWOFINC a 2018 grant, one of 132 rapid-response grants to support activities that promote safe and peaceful conditions in 19 prioritized Chicago communities. AWOFINC's Parent Information & Resouces, Violence Prevention Consortium and Youth Leadership & Development initiatives seek to identify and establish Community-Based Participatory Partnerships with groups and organizations. The consortium will be actively engaging multiple communities. Find out how you can participate in Leadership Training, Community Engagement, Violence Prevention initiatives as well as youth programs by contacting our office or send a message to any of our cooperating initiatives Facebook pages.

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May 17

Crime News Update

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.

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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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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

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Lost Trumpet

If anyone found a trumpet on 55th street and Richmond on Friday, April 20th please contact Eli at emoreno2020@gmail.com. There is a $200 reward.

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1 dead, 11 wounded in city shootings: 'The shots were so close'

A 20-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound to the right hand about 7:55 p.m. in the 5000 block of South Kedzie Avenue in the Gage Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side, police said in a media notification. The man was taken to Holy Cross Hospital, where his condition was stabilized.

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A 38-year-old man was shot four times in the back a buttocks around 11:50 p.m. Wednesday in the 4900 block of West Fulton Street on the West Side, Chicago police said. He was stabilized at Mount Sinai Hospital.

Also on the West Side, about two hours earlier, a 19-year-old man was killed and a 22-year-old man was wounded in a possible drive-by shooting around 9:50 p.m. in the 2500 block of West Polk Street in the Lawndale neighborhood, police said.

Two 26-year-old men and a woman were wounded in the 5:10 p.m. attack in the 4400 block of West Maypole Avenue. Both men were shot in the leg while the woman, 18, suffered a gunshot wound to the neck. Earlier, police said she was shot in the ear.

The incident happened around 6:30 p.m. in the 2000 block of West Washington Boulevard in the West Town neighborhood on the West Side about 6:30 p.m., police said.

...Canaryville neighborhood, police said. A man and woman tried to enter his home in the 500 block of West 44th Street to rob him, but he was able to close a door on them. The man...

About 8:05 p.m., a 28-year-old man was shot in the 5500 block of West Haddon Avenue in the South Austin neighborhood on the West Side, police said in a media notification. The man was shot in the arm and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where his condition was stabilized.

Just before 7:50 p.m., a man was shot in the cheek in the 7100 block of North Clark Street in the Rogers Park neighborhood on the Far North Side, police said. The man was taken to an area hospital, where his condition was stabilized. Possible suspects were being questioned by police.

    3 shot on West Side
    A shooting in the city's West Garfield Park neighborhood has injured three people Wednesday afternoon, Chicago police said. Two 26-year-old men and a woman were wounded during the 5:10 p.m. attack at West Maypole and North Kilbourn avenues. Both men were shot in the leg while the woman suffered a gunshot wound to the ear.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

  • Helen NoH North of Howard for 55 + years

    Rob, I suspect that by "creeps" Maggie is referring to people who look like many of my neighbors. To me, they're just folks in the neighborhood.

  • RPforlife

    Well said ..and you are always sweet and polite..this blog gets old fast ..or whatever it's called ..I'm sure ill be corrected with the exact definition...and you are the better person ..by far

Hello, neighbor. This thread was closed due to violations of the EveryBlock community guidelines, which intend to keep discussions informative, friendly and respectful.

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Apr 12

3 hurt on West Side among 7 wounded in city shootings

A 20-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound to the right hand about 7:55 p.m. in the 5000 block of South Kedzie Avenue in the Gage Park neighborhood, police said in a media notification. The man was taken to Holy Cross Hospital, where his condition was stabilized.

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Two 26-year-old men and a woman were wounded in the 5:10 p.m. attack at Maypole and Kilbourn avenues. Both men were shot in the leg while the woman, 18, suffered a gunshot wound to the neck. Earlier, police said she was shot in the ear.

In an unrelated incident, a person was shot by police about 7 p.m. after a fight with police in the 2000 block of West Washington Boulevard about 7 p.m., authorities said.

About 8:05 p.m., a 28-year-old man was shot in the 5500 block of West Haddon Avenue in the Austin neighborhood, police said in a media notification. The man was shot in the arm and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where his condition was stabilized.

Just before 7:50 p.m., a man was shot in the cheek in the 7100 block of North Clark Street in the Rogers Park neighborhood, police said. The man was taken to an area hospital, where his condition was stabilized. Possible suspects were being questioned by police.

    3 hurt on West Side among 7 wounded in city shootings
    Three people shot on the West Side were among at least seven people shot since Wednesday afternoon in the city, including one person shot by police. Two 26-year-old men and a woman were wounded in the 5:10 p.m. attack at Maypole and Kilbourn avenues.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Apr 12

Person shot outside Gage Park Chuck E. Cheese

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    Person shot outside Gage Park Chuck E. Cheese
    CHICAGO - A person was shot in the hand outside of a Chuck E. Cheese in the city's Gage Park neighborhood. The shooting happened around 8 p.m. on the 5000 block of South Kedzie Avenue Wednesday evening. The 20-year-old man was transported to the hospital in stable condition.
    http://wgntv.com

Apr 12

Police: Man shot in hand in Gage Park Chuck E. Cheese parking lot

...Chuck E. Cheese in Gage Park Wednesday night.Police said the shooting happened in the 5000-block of South Kedzie Avenue at about 7:55 p.m. The victim was taken to Holy Cross Hospital in...

    Police: Man shot in hand in Gage Park Chuck E. Cheese parking lot
    Chicago police said a 20-year-old man was shot in the hand during a reported exchange of gunfire in the parking lot of the Chuck E. Cheese in Gage Park Wednesday night. Police said the shooting happened in the 5000-block of South Kedzie Avenue at about 7:55 p.m.
    http://abc7chicago.com

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Apr 05

Chuck E. Cheese's to offer 'autism-friendly' days

...a news release.Locations across Illinois will be participating, including those in: Arlington Heights, Chicago (5030 S. Kedzie), Joliet, Melrose Park, Naperville, Peoria, Springfield, Tinley Park and Vernon Hills...

    Chuck E. Cheese's to offer 'autism-friendly' days
    Chuck E. Cheese's will soon offer sensory-friendly playtimes for kids with autism and special needs in many of their locations. On the first Sunday of the month, the company will open two hours early to host "Sensory Sensitive Sundays," where they will provide reduced lighting and noise for those with sensory issues.
    http://abc7chicago.com

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