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South Loop »

Police Warn of Robberies in South Loop, Bridgeport

Police believe two men are behind a string of robberies that have hit the Near South Side this month.

Humboldt Park »

Woman Abducts Her Son, 1, From Humboldt Park Playlot: Police

A woman allegedly ran away with her son in Humboldt Park, despite not having lawful custody of him.

Downtown »

Chicago's 'Stop and Frisk' Policy Needs Overhaul, Alderman Says

Ald. Joe Moreno was expected to submit the ordinance at Wednesday's City Council meeting.

Norwood Park »

Norwood Park's National Night Out Features Family Fun

National Night Out promotes partnerships between police and residents.

Albany Park »

Albany Park DUI Strike Force Hands Out More Than 60 Tickets

A special patrol busted drivers for a slew of violations in Albany Park July 18 and 19.

Near West Side »

DUI Patrols This Weekend on Near West Side, Wicker Park

A DUI strike force patrol conducted last weekend resulted in 67 citations.

Jefferson Park »

Fulfilling Lifelong Dream, Police Make 14-Year-Old Boy Officer for a Day

"Officer Butler," a lifelong sufferer of cerebral palsy, went on patrol in Merrimac Park Wednesday.

Downtown »

Speed Bumps, Barricades Coming to Lower Lower Wacker After Drag Race Death

CDOT spokesman Michael Claffey confirmed that work started Tuesday on the anti-speeding measures.

Downtown »

Do These Arrows Mean Speed Bumps Are Coming to Lower Lower Wacker?

There's a new sign that speed bumps are coming to deter illegal street races on Lower Lower Wacker. 

Avondale »

Avondale Attempted Kidnapping Leads to Warning from Police

Police said a man tried to force a girl into his van Monday morning.

Beverly »

Copper Downspout Thief Nabbed, Police Say

Douglas J. Flannigan, 44, of Blue Island was arrested Saturday in Auburn Gresham, police said.

Downtown »

Cyclist Knocked Down, Bike Stolen Near Lakefront Trail, She Tells Police

Robbery occurred around 7:15 a.m. Thursday on Lake Shore Drive, she told police.

Beverly »

Watch a Man Steal a Copper Downspout from a House in Beverly

A surveillance camera caught a thief swiping a copper downspout from a North Beverly home on Saturday.

Jefferson Park »

Police to Hold Outdoor Roll Call in Jefferson Park

The outreach will take place at Jefferson Memorial Park, the library and the transit center.

Jefferson Park »

Northwest Side Burglaries Lead to Warning from Police

Anyone with information about the crimes can call detectives at 312-747-8263.