Category: Crime

Shots fired outside Music Box Club

by KEVIN GROSS Shots were fired at about 3:20 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 22, outside of the Music Box Club, 6873 N. Milwaukee Ave., following a fight between multiple patrons inside the club, according to...

Two homicides reported in 16th Police District

A MAN WAS fatally shot at about 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13, in the 5100 block of West Belmont Avenue, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police. Emergency personnel responded to a call of...

Older residents are targets in area scams

by BRIAN NADIG A burglary in which assailants kept the victim from fleeing his home by holding down his wheelchair is one of several crimes targeting older residents in the 16th (Jefferson Park) Police...

Teenager arrested for driving stolen vehicle

by BRIAN NADIG A witness played an important role in the July 8 arrest of a suspicious individual who was seen entering a backyard near Montrose and Marmora avenues and then checking the door...

Stolen wheels, peer jury cases discussed

by BRIAN NADIG Pictures taken by residents and posted on social media of their cars without wheels and sitting on bricks or blocks in the morning are not unusual as criminals usually steal vehicle...