Police: Burglars forcing way into postal vehicles in Chicago Lawn

SHARE Police: Burglars forcing way into postal vehicles in Chicago Lawn

Packages and mail are being stolen when one or more people break into parked postal vehicles around the Chicago Lawn neighborhood on the South Side.

A community alert from Chicago Police said on at least three occasions in the last two weeks, with the latest incident being Monday, a suspect or suspects force open the doors of unattended U.S. Postal Service vehicles and remove mail and packages.

Incidents occurred in:

– the 5300 block of West 64th Street on Sept. 14 at 12:40 p.m.;

– the 5400 block of South Sayre on Sept. 14 at 1:20 p.m.;

– the 7900 block of South Christiana on Sept. 22 at 12:30 p.m.; and

– the 6000 block of West 56th Street on Sept. 28 at noon.

Anyone with information should call Area Central Detectives at (312) 747-8382.

The Latest
Citing financial woes, the provider of specialized care for low-income, LGBTQ+ and HIV-positive patients said it will shutter its Diversey clinic at 2800 N. Sheridan Road and Thresholds South clinic at 734 W. 47th St.
Cualquier frustración es bienvenida después de clase en GLOW: Trauma-Informed Mentoring for Girls. “Este club es el único en el que podemos expresarnos”, dice una niña mientras sus compañeras crean un “jardín zen”.
Se han visto cigarras periódicas de Lisle a Morgan Park. La última vez que las cigarras periódicas se dejaron ver en el norte de Illinois, el iPhone acababa de salir a la venta.
Red Lobster dijo que utilizará el proceso de bancarrota para simplificar sus operaciones, cerrar restaurantes y buscar su venta.
Ald. Emma Mitts said she accepted the mayor’s offer to chair the Housing Committee and thought she had a deal — until Tuesday, when she was told the job has been promised to Ald. Carlos Ramirez-Rosa, who resigned as Zoning chair after being accused of bullying Mitts.