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Wrigley Field Review: Bike Crackdowns Coming, Uptick in Parking Tickets

Police will be cracking down on cyclists breaking traffic rules this season.

Ravenswood »

911 Dispatch Error Led to Delayed Response to 'Bleach Attack,' Police Say

The initial 911 call after an attack near the mayor's home was never assigned to officers, police said.

Lakeview »

Car Crashes Into Bus, Mailbox, Then Responding Ambulance Crashes, Too

The driver had fallen asleep before crashing into a bus and mailbox at Belmont and Clark intersection.

Lakeview »

Lakeview Commander Keeps Focus on Robberies in '14, but With Fewer Officers

Eight officers joined the district, but 16 left as a result of transfers or retirement.

Lakeview »

Man Enters Lakeview Bar with Concealed Gun, Tells Police 'I Have Weed'

The bar called police after the man tried to pay with counterfeit money.

Boystown »

Openly Gay Officer May Get to Stay on Halsted Street Beat

Neighbors who felt more comfortable with Officer Dubinski may still get to see him on the midnight shift.

Lakeview »

TBOX Organizers to Double Private Security, Add Dumpsters for Pub Crawl

Chris Festa sent a letter to business owners in hopes of "better crowd control" this year.

Lakeview »

Guests at Lakeview Party Stab, Steal iPhone From Another Guest, Police Say

The victim, a 21-year-old man, went to IHOP after the incident, where police found him at 1 a.m. Sunday.

Lakeview »

Lakeview District Lost More Than 100 Cops, New Petition Demands More Police

Mark Thomas, who is running for alderman, started the petition but he said it's not about the election.

Lakeview »

#crimeisdown: 'Meaningless' Crime Stats Blasted by Lakeview Residents

After neighbors rejected talk of statistics, Lakeview's top cop switched gears — and won some support.

Lakeview »

Cops Target Mace-Armed Thieves in Lakeview

Police are also pumping up preventative measures by buying more "no trespassing" signs.

Lakeview »

Tunney Calls On Neighbors to Form More Block Clubs to Fight Crime

Neighbors can share information and alert police of any suspicious activity, the alderman said.

Lakeview »

Lakeview Top Cop Plans to Beef Up Midnight Shift Next Year

It's tough to get officers on the midnight shift, he said, but he'll do what he can next year.

Lakeview »

Lakeview Top Cop Wants Youth Homeless Shelter to End Bed Lottery System

People who don't get into the youth shelter can contribute to crime, the commander said.

Lakeview »

Lakeview Residents Start Online Petition Demanding More Action on Crime

A beat in the neighborhood has led the city in robberies and violent crime this summer.

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