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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.

Morgan Park »

Morgan Park Town Hall Meeting Set For Thursday

Chicago Police and Ald. Matt O'Shea will be at the meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday at the police station.

Beverly »

Police Issue Warning After a String of Garage Burglaries

The burglaries occurred in the 10300-10700 blocks between Leavitt Street and Artesian Avenue.

Morgan Park »

Morgan Park Brothers Honored By Chicago Police Department

Thomas and William Gorman received awards as their retired police officer dad, Joe, sat proudly nearby.

Downtown »

After Bloody Weekend, Rahm Says Chicagoans Need to 'Secure Our Streets'

The mayor said stopping street violence "is not just the job of the Police Department."

River North »

Police Supt. McCarthy Insists 'We Can Do Better' on Community Policing

Police Supt. Garry McCarthy called it "the most challenging time for policing in this nation's history."

Downtown »

Street Racing on Lower Wacker Drive Could Lead to New Speed Bumps Downtown

Neighbors said the weekend races on Lower Wacker Drive have gone unpunished for years. 

Beverly »

Parents Should Monitor Kids' Internet Use to Keep Them Safe, Detective Says

Det. Charles Hollendoner of the Chicago Police Department shared online tips for parents on Thursday.

Austin »

Ald.-Elect Taliaferro Brings 'Broken Windows' Approach to Growth in Austin

The former police sergeant said reducing street violence will encourage new business in the 29th Ward.

Brighton Park »

Ald.-Elect Raymond Lopez Wants 15th Ward To Have a Voice in the City Again

Raymond Lopez vowed to take care of his neighborhood above any other constituency.

Beverly »

Nude Selfie Prompts Seminar For Parents On The Dangers Of Social Media

Saint John Fisher School will host the Internet safety seminar following an incident on Snapchat.

River West »

Tow Truck Moves Car From Legal to Illegal Spot, Then Tows It, Owner Says

A River West resident said his car was photographed in the illegal spot. He had to pay to retrieve it.