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  • Police: Lake View, Garfield Ridge banks robbed, 1 held

    Police: Lake View, Garfield Ridge banks robbed, 1 held
    Two banks were robbed this morning and authorities have one of the suspects in custody already, Chicago police and the FBI said. Charges are pending against one man arrested this afternoon in connection with the robbery of a Lake View bank, said Chicago...
  • Long-time Burbank eatery closes

    Long-time Burbank eatery closes
    Georgious Restaurant, a family eatery that specialized in American and Grecian food since 1965, closed at 5900 W. 79th St. in Burbank without notice at the end of May. The restaurant had been fighting foreclosure proceedings for more than a year. A...
  • FBI: 'Two-Timer Bandit' strikes again

    FBI: 'Two-Timer Bandit' strikes again
    Another bank has been hit by a man dubbed the “Two-Timer Bandit,’’ wanted in a string of heists on the West Side, according to the FBI. The man robbed the Charter One Bank branch at 6700 W.  North Ave. around 12:30 p.m. Tuesday,  the...
  • Marie Roman, Chicago

    Marie Roman, Chicago
    Age: 65 Writing letters since: 2002 Life story in 100 words or fewer: Born in England; came to America when 2 years old; grew up in Garfield Ridge neighborhood with parents and older sister. Graduated Lourdes High School, which closed in 2002. "I...
  • Men's razor-thief accused of holding up Walgreens with scissors

    Men's razor-thief accused of holding up Walgreens with scissors
    A Chicago man was arrested Wednesday morning after being accused of stealing men's razors from a Garfield Ridge Walgreens using a pair of scissors as a weapon. Aldaberto Morales, 43, of the 2400 block of West 35th Street, was arrested just after 10 a.m....
  • Cops expect dismissal of charges vs. activists seeking Obamacare signups

    Cops expect dismissal of charges vs. activists seeking Obamacare signups
    Chicago police on Sunday said they expect a judge to dismiss a case against two men whom officers arrested last week but later learned were community activists canvassing door to door. Felipe Hernandez, 20, and Kevin Tapia, 19, were arrested Tuesday...
  • Police: Husband and wife -- both officers -- dead in apparent murder-suicide

    Police: Husband and wife -- both officers -- dead in apparent murder-suicide
    A Cook County sheriff's office correctional officer apparently shot to death his wife, a Chicago police officer, inside their Southwest Side home Sunday morning before turning the gun on himself, authorities said. Javier Acevedo and his wife, Veronica...
  • Draftsman pleads guilty to threatening police after cougar killed

    Draftsman pleads guilty to threatening police after cougar killed
    On the surface, Richard Hyerczyk doesn’t seem like the kind of guy who’d threaten to kill cops and burn the mayor’s house down. A draftsman for a suburban machinery company, Hyerczyk is also an avid naturalist with a master’s...
  • Woman, 69, sexually assaulted, robbed leaving CTA Orange Line

    Woman, 69, sexually assaulted, robbed leaving CTA Orange Line
    A 69-year-old woman was sexually assaulted and robbed as she exited an Orange Line CTA train and was getting into her vehicle on Friday, police said. The incident spurred a community alert by Chicago police officials who are warning people in the area...
  • Every day is Earth Day for Sarah Elizabeth Ippel

    Every day is Earth Day for Sarah Elizabeth Ippel
    Sarah Elizabeth Ippel's eyes lit up as she peered into the chicken coop at the edge of her school's playground. "There are a few in there," Ippel, 31, said, pointing to several eggs recently laid by the three resident chickens. "Whoever finds them first...
  • Autopsy: Chicago police sergeant died from injuries in crash

    Autopsy: Chicago police sergeant died from injuries in crash
    An autopsy today found that an off-duty Chicago police sergeant who crashed his motorcycle died from multiple injuries. The death of Jean-Pierre Borja, 44, from the Garfield Ridge neighborhood, has been ruled an accident, according to the Cook County...
  • Bank robbed in Garfield Ridge neighborhood

    Bank robbed in Garfield Ridge neighborhood
    A TCF bank branch was robbed this morning in the Garfield Ridge neighborhood, police said. The robbery happened at 9:50 a.m. inside a Jewel store at 6107 South Archer Rd., according to Chicago Police News Affairs Officer John Mirabelli. A man...