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Mar 19

Updated Mar 20

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

...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...

This article has 18 other Chicago locations (Show)

...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...

...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...

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.

...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

Mar 20

Mar 19

Candidates in Final Push Ahead of Illinois Primary

Gertie Williams was still deciding on whom to cast her ballot for as she walked into an early voting site in the 8500 block of South Kedzie. Ashley Martin was in the same boat. “I’m a big of a wildcard like that,” she said.

    Candidates in Final Push Ahead of Illinois Primary
    Undecideds could determine Democrat outcome.
    https://www.nbcchicago.com

Mar 15

Mar 04

Updated Mar 10

What Chicago Residents Need to Know About Early Voting

Ward 18 Wrightwood Ashburn Library 8530 S Kedzie

This article has 48 other Chicago locations (Show)

Loop Super Site (new location) 16 W Adams (March 19: this site opens until 7 p.m.)

Ward 1 Goldblatt's Bldg 1615 W Chicago

Ward 2 Near North Library 310 W Division

Ward 3 Hall Branch Library 4801 S Michigan

Ward 5 Jackson Park 6401 S Stony Island

Ward 7 Jeffrey Manor Library 2401 E 100th St

Ward 8 Olive Harvey College 10001 S Woodlawn

Ward 9 Palmer Park 201 E 111th St

Ward 10 Vodak/Eastside Library 3710 E 106th St

Ward 11 Dist. 9 Police Station 3120 S Halsted

Ward 12 McKinley Park 2210 W Pershing

Ward 13 West Lawn Park 4233 W 65th St

Ward 14 Archer Heights Library 5055 S Archer

Ward 15 Gage Park 2411 W 55th St

Ward 16 Lindbloom Park 6054 S Damen

Ward 17 Thurgood Marshall Library 7506 S Racine

Ward 19 Mount Greenwood Park 3721 W 111th St (March 19: this site open thru 7 pm.)

Ward 20 Bessie Coleman Library 731 E 63rd St

Ward 21 Foster Park 1440 W 84th St

23 Clearing Branch Library 6423 W 63rd Pl

Ward 24 St. Agatha Parish 3147 W Douglas Blvd

Ward 26 Humboldt Pk Library 1605 N Troy

Ward 27 Union Park 1501 W Randolph

Ward 28 W. Side Learning Ctr 4624 W Madison (March 19: this site open thru 7 pm.)

Ward 29 Amundsen Park 6200 W Bloomingdale

Ward 30 Kilbourn Park 3501 N Kilbourn

Ward 31 Portage Cragin Library 5108 W Belmont

33 McFetridge Sports Ctr 3843 N California

Ward 34 W Pullman Library 830 W 119th

Ward 35 NEIU El Centro 3390 N Avondale

Ward 36 West Belmont Library 3104 N Narragansett

Ward 37 West Chicago Av Library 4856 W Chicago

Ward 38 Hiawatha Park 8029 W Forest Preserve

Ward 39 North Park Vill. Admin. 5801 N Pulaski

Ward 40 Budlong Woods Library 5630 N Lincoln

Ward 41 Roden Library 6083 N Northwest Highway (March 19: this site open thru 7 pm.)

Ward 42 Museum/Brdcst Communications 360 N State

Ward 43 Lincoln Park Library 1150 W Fullerton

Ward 44 John Merlo Library 644 W Belmont

Ward 45 Dist. 16 Police Station 5151 N Milwaukee

Ward 46 Truman College 1145 W Wilson

Ward 47 Welles Park 2333 W Sunnyside (March 19: this site open thru 7 pm.)

Ward 48 Edgewater Library 6000 N Broadway

Ward 49 Pottawattomie Park 7340 N Rogers

Ward 50 Warren Park 6601 N Western

Student Center East 750 South Halsted Street

9501 South M L King Jr. Drive

5500 North St. Louis Street

    What Chicago Residents Need to Know About Early Voting
    Elections are quickly approaching and early voting is already taking place on Monday, March 5. Here's what Chicago voters need to know: There are 51 locations scattered throughout the city that will be open Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    https://www.nbcchicago.com

  • RaleighsMa Not fauxraged but may contain typos.

    I’ll help by starting things off with one:

    Fairleigh Dickinson University survey

    You’re welcome.

  • Bill 4500 N Wolcott 30 year plus resident

    EARLY VOTING At Welles Park
    Turn out IS VERY LOW less than 100 each day Saturday 3-10-18 maybe 200 --- These should be 4 Monday - Friday and 800 plus on a Saturday .... DON'T VOTE then shut up you have no voice -

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

Mar 08

Mar 05

These Are All 51 Early Voting Locations Across Chicago

Ward 18: Wrightwood Ashburn Library, located at 8530 S. Kedzie Ave.

This article has 51 other Chicago locations (Show)

Loop Super Site/Election Board Annex, located at 16 W. Adams St. (On March 19, will remain open through 7 p.m.)

Ward 1: Goldblatt's Building, located at 1615 W. Chicago Ave.

Ward 2: Near North Library, located at 310 W Division St.

Ward 3: Hall Branch Library, located at 4801 S. Michigan Ave.

Ward 4: King Community Center, located at 4314 S. Cottage Grove Ave. (On March 19, will remain open through 7 p.m.)

Ward 5: Jackson Park, located at 6401 S. Stony Island Ave.

Ward 6: Dist. 3 Police Station, located at 7040 S. Cottage Grove Ave.

Ward 7: Jeffrey Manor Library, located at 2401 E. 100th St.

Ward 8: Olive Harvey College, located at 10001 S. Woodlawn Ave.

Ward 9: Palmer Park, located at 201 E. 111th St.

Ward 10: Vodak/Eastside Library, located at 3710 E. 106th St.

Ward 11: Dist. 9 Police Station, located at 3120 S. Halsted St.

Ward 12: McKinley Park, located at 2210 W. Pershing Rd.

Ward 13: West Lawn Park, located at 4233 W. 65th St.

Ward 14: Archer Heights Library, located at 5055 S. Archer Ave.

Ward 15: Gage Park, located at 2411 W. 55th St. [[469577203, C]]

Ward 16: Lindbloom Park, located at 6054 S. Damen Ave.

Ward 17: Thurgood Marshall Library, located at 7506 S. Racine Ave.

Ward 19: Mount Greenwood Park, located at 3721 W. 111th St. (On March 19, will remain open through 7 p.m.)

Ward 20: Bessie Coleman Library, located at 731 E. 63rd St.

Ward 21: Foster Park, located at 1440 W. 84th St.

Ward 22: Toman Library, located at 2708 S. Pulaski Rd.

Ward 23: Clearing Branch Library, located at 6423 W. 63rd Pl.

Ward 24: St. Agatha Parish, located at 3147 W. Douglas Blvd.

Ward 26: Humboldt Park Library, located at 1605 N. Troy St.

Ward 27: Union Park, located at 1501 W. Randolph St.

Ward 28: West Side Learning Center, located at 4624 W. Madison St. (On March 19, will remain open through 7 p.m.)

Ward 29: Amundsen Park, located at 6200 W. Bloomingdale Ave.

Ward 30: Kilbourn Park, located at 3501 N. Kilbourn Ave.

Ward 31: Portage Cragin Library, located at 5108 W Belmont

Ward 32: Bucktown-Wicker Park Library, located at 1701 N. Milwaukee Ave. 

Ward 33: McFetridge Sports Center, located at 3843 N. California Ave. [[468343803, C]]

Ward 34: West Pullman Library, located at 830 W. 119th St.

Ward 35: NEIU El Centro, located at 3390 N. Avondale Ave.

Ward 36: West Belmont Library, located at 3104 N. Narragansett Ave.

Ward 37: West Chicago Avenue Library, located at 4856 W. Chicago Ave.

Ward 38: Hiawatha Park, located at 8029 W. Forest Preserve Dr.

Ward 39: North Park Vill. Admin., located at 5801 N Pulaski Rd.

Ward 40: Budlong Woods Library, located at 5630 N. Lincoln Ave.

Ward 41: Roden Library, located at 6083 N. Northwest Highway (On March 19, will remain open through 7 p.m.)

Ward 42: Museum of Broadcast Communications, located at 360 N. State St.

Ward 43: Lincoln Park Library, located at 1150 W. Fullerton Ave.

Ward 44: John Merlo Library, located at 644 W. Belmont Ave.

Ward 45: Dist. 16 Police Station, located at 5151 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Ward 46: Truman College, located at 1145 W. Wilson Ave.

Ward 47: Welles Park, located at 2333 W. Sunnyside Ave. (On March 19, will remain open through 7 p.m.)

Ward 48: Edgewater Library, located at 6000 N. Broadway St.

Ward 49: Pottawattomie Park, located at 7340 N. Rogers Ave.

Ward 50: Warren Park, located at 6601 N. Western Ave.

University of Illinois at Chicago: in the Student Center East, located at 750 S. Halsted St.

Northeastern Illinois University: in the basement lunch room of the Student Union Building, located at 5500 N. St. Louis St.

    These Are All 51 Early Voting Locations Across Chicago
    Dozens of early voting locations across Chicago officially opened their doors on Monday, giving voters who have already made up their minds a chance to hit the ballot box ahead of the rush. With Election Day just around the corner, officials promise that early voting provides more flexibility to cast a ballot without worrying about crowded polling places.
    https://www.nbcchicago.com

Mar 05

Mar 04

What Chicago Residents Need to Know About Early Voting

Ward 18 Wrightwood Ashburn Library 8530 S Kedzie

This article has 48 other Chicago locations (Show)

Loop Super Site (new location) 16 W Adams (March 19: this site opens until 7 p.m.)

Ward 1 Goldblatt's Bldg 1615 W Chicago

Ward 2 Near North Library 310 W Division

Ward 3 Hall Branch Library 4801 S Michigan

Ward 5 Jackson Park 6401 S Stony Island

Ward 7 Jeffrey Manor Library 2401 E 100th St

Ward 8 Olive Harvey College 10001 S Woodlawn

Ward 9 Palmer Park 201 E 111th St

Ward 10 Vodak/Eastside Library 3710 E 106th St

Ward 11 Dist. 9 Police Station 3120 S Halsted

Ward 12 McKinley Park 2210 W Pershing

Ward 13 West Lawn Park 4233 W 65th St

Ward 14 Archer Heights Library 5055 S Archer

Ward 15 Gage Park 2411 W 55th St

Ward 16 Lindbloom Park 6054 S Damen

Ward 17 Thurgood Marshall Library 7506 S Racine

Ward 19 Mount Greenwood Park 3721 W 111th St (March 19: this site open thru 7 pm.)

Ward 20 Bessie Coleman Library 731 E 63rd St

Ward 21 Foster Park 1440 W 84th St

23 Clearing Branch Library 6423 W 63rd Pl

Ward 24 St. Agatha Parish 3147 W Douglas Blvd

Ward 26 Humboldt Pk Library 1605 N Troy

Ward 27 Union Park 1501 W Randolph

Ward 28 W. Side Learning Ctr 4624 W Madison (March 19: this site open thru 7 pm.)

Ward 29 Amundsen Park 6200 W Bloomingdale

Ward 30 Kilbourn Park 3501 N Kilbourn

Ward 31 Portage Cragin Library 5108 W Belmont

33 McFetridge Sports Ctr 3843 N California

Ward 34 W Pullman Library 830 W 119th

Ward 35 NEIU El Centro 3390 N Avondale

Ward 36 West Belmont Library 3104 N Narragansett

Ward 37 West Chicago Av Library 4856 W Chicago

Ward 38 Hiawatha Park 8029 W Forest Preserve

Ward 39 North Park Vill. Admin. 5801 N Pulaski

Ward 40 Budlong Woods Library 5630 N Lincoln

Ward 41 Roden Library 6083 N Northwest Highway (March 19: this site open thru 7 pm.)

Ward 42 Museum/Brdcst Communications 360 N State

Ward 43 Lincoln Park Library 1150 W Fullerton

Ward 44 John Merlo Library 644 W Belmont

Ward 45 Dist. 16 Police Station 5151 N Milwaukee

Ward 46 Truman College 1145 W Wilson

Ward 47 Welles Park 2333 W Sunnyside (March 19: this site open thru 7 pm.)

Ward 48 Edgewater Library 6000 N Broadway

Ward 49 Pottawattomie Park 7340 N Rogers

Ward 50 Warren Park 6601 N Western

Student Center East 750 South Halsted Street

9501 South M L King Jr. Drive

5500 North St. Louis Street

    What Chicago Residents Need to Know About Early Voting
    Elections are quickly approaching and early voting is already taking place on Monday, March 5. Here's what Chicago voters need to know: There are 51 locations scattered throughout the city that will be open Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    https://www.nbcchicago.com

Feb 27

Crime News Update

...burglar tried but failed to break all the way into Krispy’s Seafood and Chicken, 8255 S. Kedzie. The store’s surveillance cameras showed a man trying to pry open a rear door...

This article has 21 other Chicago locations (Show)

...at Loyola University Medical Center after he was injured on the street in front of 6908 W. Archer at about 8:50 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 1. The victim’s girlfriend, a 19...

...in the right calf as he walked with friends down a sidewalk in front of 6602 S. St. Louis at 10:11 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 4. The victim was driven to Holy Cross...

...live in Beats 815 or 821 (see map), come to St. Bruno School (south end), 4839 S. Harding, at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 7 and attend your monthly CAPS meeting. Hear...

...the lower back and right thigh as he stood on a sidewalk in front of 3456 W. 66th St. at 1:42 a.m. Monday, Feb. 5. The victim told police that a rival...

...gang member was shot in the ankle as he walked down a sidewalk in the 6400 block of South Kedzie at 3:01 p.m. Friday, Feb. 2. The shooter fired from a red van...

A 25 year-old man was shot in the leg as he stood in the 2600 block of West 64th Street at 7:10 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 1. He was transported to Advocate Christ Hospital, where he was listed in good condition. No one is in custody.

...was beaten unconscious and robbed when he walked in a bathroom of a bar at 3344 W. 47th St. at about 3 a.m. Jan. 28. The victim had been drinking at the bar...

...carjacked him as he sat in his vehicle in the parking lot of Wendy’s, 5679 S. Archer, at 11:15 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 31. The victim told police that he and...

...West Elsdon man was robbed at gunpoint as he worked in his garage in the 3700 block of West 58th Place at 1:30 p.m. Jan. 29. The victim told police that two men walked...

...Brighton Park man were robbed at gunpoint as they worked in a garage in the 3800 block of West 60th Place at 1:35 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 30. The victims told police that two criminals...

...threatened at gunpoint as she confronted three criminals stealing items on BNSF railroad property near 3900 W. 41st St. at 7:40 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 4. The victim told police that she was...

Burglars entered Danny’s Neighborhood Pub, 6021 S. Archer, and stole two cash drawers containing about $200 cash. The crime was discovered by a...

Burglars forced their way through a gate at the Midway Airport cellular lot at 6239 S. Cicero and stole a set of skid steers from a Bobcat parked at the site. The skid steers are valued at $1,200, according to a project superintendent for the victim, a Rosemont-based general contractor.

Burglars broke through the service door and the overhead door of a garage in the 5500 block of South Keeler and stole three bicycles, a five-ton jack, an air compressor, a small vacuum and assorted tools. The crime was discovered by the victim, a 44-year-old man, at 8 a.m. Friday, Feb. 2.

Burglars forced open the service door of a garage in the 5200 block of South Lawndale but apparently failed to steal anything. The crime was discovered by the victim, a 31...

Burglars forced open the front door of a home in the 3600 block of West 67th Place and stole a purse with about $230 inside. The crime was discovered by the victim, a 40-year-old woman, at about 3 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 1.

Burglars broke into a garage in the 4400 block of South Komensky and stole a concrete cutter, two weed trimmers, two leaf blowers, a nail gun, a...

Burglars broke into a garage in the 6100 block of South Kenneth and stole a snow blower, a grass trimmer, a leaf blower, two car speakers, a cordless drill and other items. The crime was discovered by the victim, a 42-year-old man, at 7 a.m. Jan. 15 but was not reported until two weeks later.

Burglars forced open the service door of a garage in the 4800 block of South Karlov and stole a metal extension ladder. The crime was discovered by the victim, a 53-year-old man, at 4:50 p.m. Jan. 30.

...in your neighborhood? If you live in Beat 814 (see map), come to Vittum Park, 5050 W. 50th St., at 7:00 p.m. Thursday, February 8 and attend your monthly CAPS meeting. Hear...

Burglars forced open the overhead door of a garage in the 3900 block of West 83rd Street and stole three car jacks, three toolboxes, two hand drills, a welding machine, a car...

    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

Feb 23

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Feb 18

Updated Feb 21

Shooting on 77th Place

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

  • WG Long time resident.

    He was a gangbanger from a different neighborhood. Wrong place,wrong time.

  • Thanks, WG

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