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Homes burglarized in Humboldt Park, Ukrainian Village: police

In each incident, someone broke into homes through an unlocked door or uses a pry tool and stole property.

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3 charged with armed robbery at Ukrainian Village cellphone store

The suspects forced an employee into a bathroom at gunpoint and kept them there while they took cash and a safe containing new phones, police said.

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Ukrainian Village apartments burglarized: police

In both cases, someone stole electronics after taking apart the door’s deadbolt, police said.

Nick Massuci escapes a pit bull attack on a North Side sidewalk by hopping on top of a fence. 
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How a jogger fleeing a pit bull near Ukrainian Village made global headlines

Hear the story and watch the video that went viral and put Nick Massuci in the British tabloid press.

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Armed carjackings reported in Humboldt Park, Ukrainian Village: police

In each incident, victims are approached by one to three males who flash a handgun and demand their vehicle’s keys or the vehicle.

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Burglar uses pry tool to break into Ukrainian Village homes: police

In each case, someone used a pry tool to break into homes and steal inside, police said.

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Armed robberies reported in West Town, Ukrainian Village, Humboldt Park

In each case, one or two people approached someone on the street, beat them and stole their property, Chicago police said. The suspects flashed a handgun in one such robbery.

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Missing teen girl last seen in Ukrainian Village found safe

Marissa Sierra, 15, had last been seen 5 p.m. Sunday in the 1800 block of West Chicago Avenue, police said.

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Burglars target homes in Wicker Park, West Town, Ukrainian Village

In each case, someone entered a home through an unlocked window or forced entry to a rear door to steal computer equipment, jewelry and money, police said.

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Vehicle thefts reported Ukrainian Village: police

Victims parked their vehicles legally and returned to discover them missing, Chicago police said.

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‘Windy City Rehab’ hit with stop-work order

Notice comes two months after HGTV show’s developer was called to meet with officials over neighbors’ complaints.

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3 dead, 16 wounded in Chicago weekend shootings

The latest killing happened Sunday morning, when a 23-year-old woman was shot while sitting in a vehicle in South Chicago.

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Burglars target apartments in Humboldt Park, Ukrainian Village

Burglars broke through the door and took property, police said.

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3 banks robbed last Friday afternoon across Chicago

Federal authorities are investigating a series of bank robberies Feb. 15 across the city.

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Armed robberies reported in Ukrainian Village, Wicker Park: police

The robber approached the victims on foot on a side street, displaying a handgun and demanding and taking their property, police said.

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ENDORSEMENT: Roberto Maldonado for 26th Ward alderman

Roberto Maldonado says securing and preserving affordable housing is a top priority. That has become a pressing issue since the 606 trail opened.

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ENDORSEMENT: Proco ‘Joe’ Moreno for 1st Ward alderman

He can be annoying, but Moreno is the best choice in this two-man race.

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Police: robbers hit West Town, Ukrainian Village

Seven robberies were reported within the last month, police said.

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Man, 38, charged with 3 armed robberies of North Side pawn shops

The man was arrested after he was allegedly caught selling the stolen jewelry at another pawn shop on Friday.

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Man knocks 2 elderly women down, makes off with purse in Ukrainian Village: cops

The suspect knocked over two women, ages 84 and 85, as he wrestled a purse out of one of their hands, police said.

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Zenon Mazurkevich, architect of landmark Ukrainian church on Chicago’s Northwest Side, dead at 79

Zenon Mazurkevich-designed Chicago church "is this gigantic, shiny, imposing yet quirky spaceship-like object" in an unusual Northwest Side spot.

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Woman shares ‘horrific,’ ‘unprovoked’ sexual attack from motorcyclist

"The police and comments on the [Facebook] page lead me to believe that this motorcyclist and his friends are ongoing problems in the neighborhood."

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Ukrainian Village neighborhood guide

Ukrainian Village’s founders have left an indelible mark on the neighborhood, and the following generations haven’t forgotten their roots. There are hipsters — but it’s not so hip that it’s exclusive.

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Police warn of 2 armed robberies on Near West Side

In both incidents a robber walked up to a female, showed a handgun and demanded her property

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Funeral Saturday for Tatiana Mirutenko, killed on belated honeymoon in Mexico

For Tatiana Mirutenko, Mexico City trip was a delayed honeymoon, "a dream come true." Killed there by a stray bullet, her wake is Friday in Chicago.

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Woman killed by stray bullet in Mexico City grew up in Chicago burbs

Tatiana Mirutenko, 27, was coming out of a restaurant in Mexico City when she was killed by a stray bullet.

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Police: String of residential burglaries reported in East Ukrainian Village

Police are warning residents about a series of residential burglaries n the East Ukranian Village neighborhood on the Near West Side.

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Crews battle apartment porch fire in Ukrainian Village

Crews were at the scene of a fire Friday afternoon in the Ukrainian Village neighborhood on the Near West Side.

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Police: 3 garage burglaries reported this month on Near West Side.

In each incident, the burglar or burglars forcibly broke into a garage and stole property, according to an alert from Chicago Police.

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2 people wounded in Ukrainian Village shooting

Two people were wounded in a shooting Wednesday morning in the Ukrainian Village neighborhood.

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Police warn of burglaries in Ukrainian Village, Humboldt Park neighborhoods

The burglars broke into apartments through windows and took property from inside, according to a community alert from Chicago Police.

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Police: Masked robbers target Ukrainian Village, West Town and South Loop Friday

Victims were approached by robbers who were wearing masks and displayed weapons.