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Apr 19

Postal worker sexually assaulted in Ashburn neighborhood

The incident happened around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday afternoon in the 3300 block of West 79th Street. Police said the 29-year-old woman was inside a building when a man in his 20s grabbed her from behind, stuck his hand up her shirt and touched her inappropriately.

3300-3332 W. 79th St.

    Postal worker sexually assaulted in Ashburn neighborhood
    CHICAGO -- Police are searching for a suspect after a postal worker was sexually assaulted in the city's Ashburn neighborhood Wednesday evening. The incident happened around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday afternoon in the 3300 block of West 79th Street.
    http://wgntv.com

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Side walk and trees tagged

Why are the sidewalk and trees being tagged on West Columbus Avenue?
What is the reason?

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

    What kind of tagging? Does it look like graffiti? Or maybe some work about to be done by the city.

Mar 20

Crime News Update

...abdomen and right arm during a robbery that occurred at a gas station in the 7700 block of South Kedzie at about 4:30 a.m. Saturday, March 17. The robber—described only as a...

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...taken into custody by police after they responded to a “domestic disturbance” call in the 6400 block of South Karlov at 8:13 p.m. Sunday, March 18. As the officers entered the first floor...

A 21-year-old man was shot in the stomach in a crime committed in the 5300 block of South Talman at 6:47 a.m. Sunday, March 18. He took himself to Holy Cross Hospital, but will be transferred to Mt. Sinai, police said. They offered no other details.

...If you live in Beats 813 or 833 (see map), come to West Lawn Park, 4233 West 65th Street, at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 27 and attend your monthly CAPS meeting. Hear...

Police are investigating the death of an elderly man found in a garage on fire near 45th and Lawler on Monday morning. Authorities have not yet released the man’s identity, cause of death or cause of the fire, which was extinguished by CFD crews. Police said the man appeared to be in his 70s.

...wife were robbed at gunpoint as they parked their car in their garage in the 3200 block of West 83rd Place at 12:20 a.m. Sunday, March 18. The victims told police that a car...

...Hearst area woman reported that a gunman fired a bullet into her home in the 4600 block of South Lawler at 5:35 p.m. Saturday, March 17. The victim told police she was sitting...

...man was robbed at gunpoint after he got off a CTA bus in front of 6012 S. Kedzie at 11 a.m. Monday, March 5. The victim told police that a short time...

...Scottsdale man was robbed at knifepoint as he walked down a sidewalk in front of 4130 W. 85th St. at about 6 a.m. Thursday, March 15. The victim told police he was walking...

Two men robbed the Subway sandwich shop at 5131 S. Pulaski, making off with about $200 cash. The crime occurred at about 10 p.m. Monday...

after he allegedly entered an unlocked truck parked in the 3600 block of West Marquette Road at 2:40 a.m. Sunday, March 18. Sabino Gomez, of the 6500 block of...

...West Marquette Road at 2:40 a.m. Sunday, March 18. Sabino Gomez, of the 6500 block of South Francisco, allegedly stole an air compressor, several jackets and other items belonging to the victim, a...

...Gomez also was arrested for criminal trespass to a vehicle in August 2017 in the 1600 block of North Kolmar...

Burglars forced open the rear basement window of a home in the 6500 block of South Kildare and stole four Rolex watches, a ring and a necklace. The crime was discovered by the victim, a 58-year-old woman, at 12:50 p.m. Monday, March 12 after she returned home from a local gym.

Burglars forced open the side door of a home in the 5800 block of South Kilbourn, ransacked a bedroom and kitchen and stole a wallet containing $700 cash. The crime was discovered by the victim, a 49-year-old man, at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 13.

Burglars pried open the door of an apartment in the 4200 block of West 47th Street, but apparently failed to steal anything. The crime was discovered by the victim, a 34-year-old man, at 8:27 p.m. Thursday, March 15.

Burglars entered a garage in the 3800 block of West 61st Street and stole six bar stools, a kitchen cabinet, two stainless-steel containers and a tool...

Burglars entered an unlocked garage in the 4700 block of South Kenneth, entered an unlocked car inside and stole a wallet containing several credit cards. The crime was discovered by the victim, a 54-year-old man, at about 6 a.m. Monday, March 12.

Burglars entered an unlocked garage in the 5100 block of South Kolin and stole a car jack, vehicle rims and assorted tools. The crime was discovered by the victim, a 25-year-old man, at 11:25 a.m. Sunday, March 18.

    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

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Mar 17

Armed Robbery In Ashburn Neighborhood

It happened around 4:30 a.m. Saturday morning in the 7700 block of South Kedzie.

    Armed Robbery In Ashburn Neighborhood
    CHICAGO (CBS) - Chicago Police are investigating an armed robbery in the Ashburn neighborhood that left a man wounded. It happened around 4:30 a.m. Saturday morning in the 7700 block of South Kedzie. A 21-year-old man was pumping gas when another man walked up an announced a robbery.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

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Mar 09

Service halted after Metra Southwest train hits truck near Wrightwood

The accident occurred around 9 a.m. and involved the 807 train, which left Union Station at 8:35 a.m., according to Metra spokeswoman Meg Reile. The train had just pulled out of the Wrightwood station at 79th Street and Columbus Avenue.

    Service halted after Metra Southwest train hits truck near Wrightwood
    Trains were halted on Metra's Southwest Service line Friday morning after a train hit a truck at a crossing near the Wrightwood station on the southwest side of Chicago, the agency said. The accident occurred around 9 a.m. and involved the 807 train, which left Union Station at 8:35 a.m., according to Metra spokeswoman Meg Reile.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Mar 05

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