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Latino Blotter: Chicagoan Arrested for 3 Felonies - Including Cruelty to Exes Cat

On January 14, 2013 offender Miguel Vazquez kicked open the front door to the victim's (his ex-girlfriend) residence/apartment located in the 4200 block of N Kenmore. Without permission, Vazquez entered the residence and proceeded to damage the victim's property. continue reading »

Mayor Emanuel Announces Significant Progress In Crime-Fighting Strategy Targeting Problem Businesses

Multi-department, coordinated effort launched in Spring of 2012 has led to 34 business closures, hundreds of demolitions and new investigations - Today, Mayor Rahm Emanuel provided an update on the progress being achieved through the admin continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Robbery Suspect Jesus Martinez Identified by Tattooed Forehead

During a robbery it can be hard to get a glimpse of one’s attacker, but a very obvious forehead tattoo helped one victim send her robber straight to jail. A man was recently arrested in the suburb of Elgin, northwest continue reading »

COMMUNITY ALERT: Robberies in 10th District (Ogden)

About the Crime: This alert gives notice to citizens residing in the 010th District ( Ogden) of an increase in robbery related incidents that have occurred during the month of June. continue reading »

COMMUNITY ALERT: Robberies 10th District (Ogden)

About the crime: This alert gives notice to citizens residing in the 010th District (Ogden) of an increase in robbery related incidents that occurred during the month of June. continue reading »

Community Wrap-Around Strategy Creates Strong Blocks/Safe Communities

Part of Anti-Gang Strategy to Diminish the Impact of Gangs, Guns, and Drugs; Build and Sustain Economically Vibrant Communities and Strong Families continue reading »

Chicago Police Release July 2011 Crime Statistics

Today, Chicago police released official crime statistics for July, which marked the 31st month of crime drops overall and in violent and property index offenses in the City. continue reading »

Be on Guard Police Impersonator Working in the LIttle Village Area

In two separate incidents, a male black displaying a badge and purporting to be a police officer has stopped victims, conducted field interviews and subsequently searched them. continue reading »

Man, 25, Shot and Killed in Humboldt Park

Wednesday afternoon, a man was killed in Chicago's Humboldt Park neighborhood in what police believe was a gang-related shooting. continue reading »

Brighton Park Alley Scene of Fatal Shooting

This weekend a 19-year old male was fatally shot in a Brighton Park alley. Luis Cordova, identified by the Cook County Medical Examiner, was shot in the head and shoulder late Friday night at the 2600 block of West 47th St. continue reading »

Man Throws Molotov Cocktail at Drive-Through Window of Local Burger King

Michael Tucker of the 4200 block of West Kamerling Avenue has been charged with throwing a Molotov cocktail through a drive-through window of a Humboldt Park Burger King. continue reading »

Two Men Wounded in Apparent Drive-By

Monday morning, two men were wounded in what appears to be a drive-by shooting in Chicago's Humboldt Park neighborhood. Police News Affairs Officer Ron Gaines said that at about 1:10 a.m., continue reading »

COMMUNITY ALERT: Police Seeking Public’s Help Identifying Homicide Suspects

Police are seeking the public's help in identifying suspects wanted for questioning regarding a homicide that occurred on March 28th, 2010 at the gas station at 3005 West 63rd Street in Chicago's Gage Park Neighborhood. continue reading »

Alderman, Police Officer Accused of Collaborating in Drug Business

Sounding very much like a Hollywood movie plot filled with politicians, crooked former police officers, drugs, and as always, money, the scene Ald. Ed Burke of the 14th Ward finds himself in could disgrace the politician's name, and leave yet another stain on Chicago officials. continue reading »

Man Fatally Shot in Little Village

Sunday afternoon, police say a 32-year-old man was fatally shot in Chicago's Little Village neighborhood. According to police, at around 1:30 p.m., continue reading »

CRIME: Man, 25, Shot in East Pilsen

Monday morning, a 25-year-old man was injured in a shooting on Chicago's East Pilsen neighborhood. Initial reports say that around 12:20 a.m., continue reading »

(Logan Square) Great Dane, Owner Corner Sexual Assault Suspect

A man and his Great Dane are being credited with holding a man suspected of sexual assault. Thursday night, the man and his dog, Scooby, heard a girl screaming for help on the 2800 block of North Whipple just before 5 p.m., and ran to investigate. continue reading »

THIS WEEK:  Largest Marijuana Bust in Chicagoland History and It Came via Train

Federal marijuana distribution conspiracy charges were filed late this week against seven defendants arrested during what is believed to be the largest seizure ever of marijuana in the Chicago area continue reading »

UPDATE: 3 Men Arrested for Weekend Murder of Kidnapped Man

Mug shots of the three men being charged with kidnapping and/or murdering a 45-year-old man have been released. Over the weekend, Francisco Favela was abducted from a home he was rehabbing near West Cermak Road continue reading »

Body of Kidnapped Man Found in Parking Lot

The body of the 45-year-old man who was kidnapped from the 2200 block of S. Keeler on December 11th was found in a West Side parking lot over the weekend. continue reading »