Break-ins at Lincoln Park condo

07/25/2012

Two robberies occurred within hours of each other at a three-story condo building in Lincoln Park.

On the evening of July 21, a man living on the 1800 block of North Lincoln Park West came home to find that his front door was open and his laptop missing. The man observed that the side kitchen window had been kicked in. The laptop was valued at $2,000.
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Murder at Near North apartments

07/18/2012

Police suspect a woman in the murder of her husband at a Near North Side apartment complex. At around 1:45 a.m. on July 11, police arrived at the apartment complex at Marshall Field Garden Apartments, located on the 1400 block of North Sedgwick Street, where they met with woman who stated that her husband was unresponsive. Officers went into the unit and found the man lying in the bathtub with the water running.
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Employee impersonator

07/18/2012

An unknown man attempted to rob a Chipotle Mexican Grill on the Near North Side on July 10. A manager at the restaurant, located at 6 W. Grand Ave., told police that at around 7:30 a.m. a man dressed in an employee uniform approached the locked door as staff at the restaurant prepared to open. An employee opened the door and the man entered, claiming that he was there to pick up some supplies.
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Cops arrest 11 teens near State and Chicago

07/11/2012

While patrolling near the intersection of State Street and Chicago Avenue at around 11:20 p.m. on July 4, officers observed a group of teenagers who were walking out into traffic and causing cars to swerve out the of way. The teens ignored demands from the officers to get back onto the sidewalk, and at one point one of the boys from the group reportedly began attacking a man walking by.
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Thieves on bikes

07/11/2012

A woman told police that she was walking in the 700 block of North Clark Street at around 2 a.m. on July 6 when she realized she was being followed by three men on bikes.
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Pickpocket panhandlers

07/11/2012

A woman from Wheaton was standing outside near a hotel in the 500 block of North State Street just after midnight on July 6 when a panhandler approached her and asked for a donation. The woman, 43, gave the man some money and he left.
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Heist at pizza place

07/03/2012

The owner of Da Nella Cucina Napoletana, at 1443 W. Fullerton Ave., told police that at around 2:15 a.m. on July 2, a man entered the restaurant by cutting a hole through a wall in the establishment from a neighboring building. Security footage shows that the man took between $300 and $400 in cash from the register, before helping himself to a beer from the cooler.

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Shooting in Cabrini

06/27/2012

Responding to reports of shots being fired in the Cabrini Green area, police arrived on the 800 block of North Cambridge Avenue just after midnight on June 25 to find a man lying in the street and bleeding from his back and right arm. I got shot from the back, I dont know what happened, said the man, 36, who was transported to Northwestern Memorial Hospital shortly after.
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Nighttime attack on bike path

06/27/2012

At around 11:45 p.m. on June 25, a woman was riding her bike with a friend on the lakefront trail around the 1200 block of North Lake Shore Drive when a teenage boy jumped onto the path and pushed her off the bike. The woman, 33, fell onto a concrete step and then rolled into the sand, where the offender stood over her and began going through her pockets. The suspect warned her that he was not alone. He then ran away to the south.
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Phone robber chased, arrested

06/20/2012

Police caught a man who robbed a 38-year-old Chicago woman of her cell phone after the woman and a witness chased the suspect with his car.

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