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Bikes! They're yours for the taking (please don't take them). (Photo Credit: Mason Johnson)

Chicago Police Less Willing To Curb Bike Thefts Than Some Other Cities, Internet Vigilantes

If we have to choose whether to devote resources to solving violent crimes or bike thefts, the choice is obvious. With that said, some are wondering why Chicago can’t have adequate resources devoted to both.

20 hours ago

The Bibliotreka tricycle was stolen early Sunday morning in Logan Square. (Credit: Facebook)

‘Bibliotreka’ Book Tricycle Stolen in Logan Square

A small, portable library has been stolen in Logan Square.

08/26/2013

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Man Slain While Riding Bike In West Pullman

A 29-year-old man was riding a bike in the 0-100 block of East 120th Place about 8:45 p.m. when an unknown shooter approached on foot, opened fire, and fled.

08/16/2013

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Elderly Bicyclist Struck And Killed By Car On Northwest Side

Leonard Ratajczyk, 83, was hit while riding his bike in the 7800 block of West Irving Park Road in the Dunning neighborhood.

05/15/2013

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NW Side Boy, 11, Dies After Being Struck While Riding Bike

An 11-year-old boy died Monday, five days after he was hit by a car while riding his bicycle a block away from his Northwest Side home.

06/26/2012

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Best Places To Rent A Bike In Chicago

Summer is right around the corner and what better way to celebrate than by cruising down the lakeshore path on a bike. Across the city there are a few places to rent a bike for a day or just a few hours. If you’re from here, it’s a great way to spend a day outside. If you’re from out of town, it’s an even better and quicker way to see the city.

05/02/2012

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State To Begin Tracking ‘Dooring’ Bicycle Crashes

The state of Illinois will now begin tracking so called “dooring” crashes involving bicyclists and opened doors from parked cars.

CBS Chicago–04/25/2011