‘Like the Berlin Wall falling!’ Some West Lawn residents toast neighbor Michael Madigan’s indictment
“I don’t like crooks — even if it benefits the neighborhood,” said one resident after the longtime powerful pol was hit with federal charges.
The burglaries happened on Kedzie Avenue and Pulaski Road.
The testing site was set up by Community Organized Relief Effort, a national non-profit. Cecilia Garcia, a CORE organizer who lives in West Lawn, said it was important because of the number of positive cases in the community.
In each incident victims were approached as they are leaving a gas station by at least two men who demand their property.
In one incident, Jaime Gutierrez offered to buy the girl a video game if she promised “to play a different game” with him, prosecutors said.
The burglaries were reported in the evening and late night hours.
Officers credited with saving life of 15-year-old boy shot in West Lawn: ‘This is why we joined the department’
Officers Saul Avila, Juan Guerroero, Dawid Kasprzak and Ioannis Mitrogiannis were honored Tuesday morning with the department’s “Lifesaving Award” in a ceremony at the 8th District Station in West Lawn.
Chicago police’s SWAT teams have responded to the location, police said.
Days after being wounded in NW Side road rage shooting, Chicago cop is ‘no longer a member of the department’
Top CPS officials privately warned a new Near South school could undermine neighboring schools, harm Black students
Person shot by police after breaking into Homan Square CPD site through fire escape, grabbing guns and pointing them at cops, officials say