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  • Armed robberies reported on Near West Side

    Police are warning residents about three armed robberies since June 20, 2020, on the Near West Side. | Sun-Times file photo In each case, two men or teenage boys approached a victim, displayed or implied they had a handgun and demanded the victim’s property, police said. Police are warning residents about a series of armed robberies this month on the Near West Side. In each case, two men or teenage boys approached a victim, displayed or implied they had a handgun and demanded the victim’s...

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  • Woman robbed, sexually assaulted on Near North Side after man forced her into van, Chicago police say

    The attack occurred around 7:10 a.m. Saturday after the woman was approached by a white Honda Odyssey minivan.

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  • Violent robberies reported in Rogers Park: police

    Two people were robbed in June 2020 in Rogers Park on the North Side. | Sun-Times file photo In both incidents, a group of five or six people approached someone on the street, beat them and stole their wallets and cellphones, Chicago police said. Chicago police are warning Rogers Park residents about a pair of beatings and robberies that took place recently in the North Side neighborhood. In both incidents, a group of five or six people approached someone on the street, beat them and stole...

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  • 4 shot at Near North Side gas station

    Four people were shot June 30, 2020, at the Shell Gas station in the 300 block of West Chicago Avenue. | Google Maps The shooting happened overnight at the Shell gas station at Chicago Avenue and Orleans Street. Four people were in good condition after being shot early Tuesday at a Near North Side gas station. They were sitting in a vehicle in the 300 block of West Chicago Avenue about 12:40 a.m. when someone in a passing red-colored car fired shots, Chicago police said. The shooting...

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  • Man stabbed on Red Line train on Near North Side

    A man was stabbed on a Red Line train July 1, 2020, near the North/Clybourn station. | Sun-Times file photo The man, 33, was stabbed about 1:20 a.m. after he got into a fight with another person on the train in the 1500 block of North Clybourn Avenue, Chicago police said. A man is in critical condition after being stabbed on a Red Line train Wednesday on the Near North Side. The man, 33, was stabbed about 1:20 a.m. after he got into a fight with another person on the train in the 1500 block...

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  • Four shot at gas station in Near North, police say

    Four people were shot while they were inside a vehicle at a gas station early Tuesday in the Near North neighborhood, according to Chicago police.

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  • Suspect wanted in purse theft from outdoor diner on Near North Side

    Police are looking for someone in connection with a theft June 13, 2020, on the Near North Side. | Chicago Police Department The person is described as wearing a gray baseball cap, tan jacket, white shirt and blue jeans, police said. Police are looking for a person in connection with a purse theft last month on the Near North Side. Someone stole the purse from a person dining outside about 8 p.m. June 13 in the 100 block of West Illinois Street, Chicago police said in an alert. The person is...

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