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  • Vehicle thefts reported on the Near West Side: police

    Two vehicle thefts have been reported in Oct. 2019 on the Near West Side. | File photo In one incident, the victim parked a vehicle at a gas station and someone got in the vehicle and drove away, police said. A pair of vehicle thefts were reported in October on the Near West Side. In one incident, the victim parked a vehicle at a gas station and someone got in and drove away, according to a community alert from Chicago police. In the second incident, a victim parked their vehicle and...

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  • Businesses burglarized on Near West Side, Lower West Side: police

    At least three businesses were burglarized in October on the Near West Side and Lower West Side. | Sun-Times file photo In each incident, a man in his 40s pried open the front door and stole property from inside, Chicago police said. Chicago police are warning businesses on the Near West Side and Lower West Side about a series of commercial burglaries reported in October. In each incident, a man in his 40s pried open the front door of a store and stole property from inside, Chicago police...

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  • Robberies reported in Chatham: police

    One of the robberies happened in the 8000 block of South Drexel Avenue on Oct. 25, 2019. | Google Maps The suspect used force to try and take someone’s purse in two cases, police said. Police are warning South Side residents of a pair of robberies reported recently in Chatham. In both cases, the suspect used force to try and steal someone’s purse, Chicago police said in a community alert. The robber got away with a purse in one incident. A robbery happened at 12:43 p.m. Oct. 24 in the...

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  • Robberies reported in Albany Park: police

    A robbery was reported Oct. 22, 2019, in the 3300 block of West Lawrence Avenue. | Google Maps The suspect shoved a person to the ground and took their belongings in each case, police said. Police are warning residents on the Northwest Side of a pair of robberies reported in recent weeks in Albany Park. In each case, the suspect grabbed a person’s belongings, shoved the person to the ground and ran off, Chicago police said in a community alert. A robbery took place at 2:30 p.m. Oct. 22...

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  • Robberies reported in Gage Park: police

    Three robberies were reported Oct. 2019 in Gage Park on the Southwest Side. | File photo In each incident, one or two teen boys approached the victims and demand their property, Chicago police said. Chicago police are warning residents of three robberies reported last month in Gage Park on the Southwest Side. In each incident, one or two teenaged boys approached the victims and demanded their property, according to a community alert from Chicago police. Police did not say if a weapon was...

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  • Robberies reported in Brighton Park, Archer Heights: police

    A robbery was reported Nov. 5, 2019, in the 4300 block of South Mozart Street. | Google Maps One of the robbers was carrying a handgun in at least one of the incidents, police said. Police are warning Southwest Side residents of a string of robberies reported in recent weeks in Brighton Park and Archer Heights. In each case, suspects approached someone and demanded property, Chicago police said in a community alert. One of the robbers was armed in at least one incident, and two of the...

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  • Woman killed in Near West Side crash: police

    A woman was killed Nov. 19, 2019, in a crash on the Near West Side. | Adobe File Photo The woman, 34, blew a red light about 9:25 p.m. and crashed into two vehicles at Ogden Avenue and Roosevelt Road, police said. A 34-year-old woman died Wednesday after crashing her car on the Near West Side. About 9:25 p.m., the woman was driving her Hyundai sedan northeast on Ogden Avenue when she blew through a red light at Roosevelt Road and struck a Hyundai hatchback and Cadillac sedan, Chicago police...

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