Chicago police officers will increase their patrol of DUI drivers the night of Oct. 18, 2019, in Albany Park.

Sun-Times file photo

File photo

Laundry room burglaries reported in Hyde Park

SHARE Laundry room burglaries reported in Hyde Park
SHARE Laundry room burglaries reported in Hyde Park

Police are warning residents of recent burglaries to coin-operated laundry machines in Hyde Park apartment buildings.

In each of the three incidents, someone broke into the laundry room of an apartment complex and damaged laundry machines in an effort to steal their change, Chicago police said.

The burglaries happened:

  • about 7 p.m. Dec. 28 in the 5400 block of South East View Park;
  • about 10:40 p.m. Dec. 13 in the 1300 block of East 52nd Street; and
  • about 9 p.m. Dec. 13 in the 5200 block of South Woodlawn Avenue.

Police asked anyone with information to call detectives at (312) 747-8380.

The Latest
A local man opened fire at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, about 85 miles west of San Antonio.
It was a bleak picture painted by the half of the GOP primary field — venture capitalist Jesse Sullivan, businessman Gary Rabine and state Sen. Darren Dailey — who squared off during a live debate hosted by WGN-TV.
Candace Parker led the way with 16 points, six rebounds, seven assists, three blocks and three steals.
During a rapid-fire “yes or no,” segment, Max Solomon and Paul Schimpf agreed that the events at the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021 were not an “insurrection.” But Richard Irvin touted his credentials as a lawyer and said, “I don’t think it’s a ‘yes or no’ question.”
The Cubs’ power-hitting duo of Patrick Wisdom and Frank Schwindel has combined for eight home runs in the last five games.