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Garage Break-Ins, Shootings Have Rogers Park Residents Worried

A series of garage break-ins have residents in Rogers Park on edge.


A Chicago Streets & Sanitation worker cleans anti-Semitic graffiti from a garage in West Rogers Park. Several garages and a small synagogue were vandalized on Sunday. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya/WBBM)

Vandals Spray Anti-Semitic Graffiti On Synagogue, Garages

City crews were removing anti-Semitic graffiti from several garages and a small synagogue on the Far North Side on Monday.


Several garages were found with hate-filled messages early Sunday in the West Ridge neighborhood. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Synagogue, Garages Vandalized With Anti-Semitic Graffiti

Police responded to several buildings, garages that were spray painted with racial slurs, profanity Sunday in the West Ridge neighborhood on the North Side.


Fire destroyed or damaged five garages on one block in the Marquette Park neighborhood overnight. The Fire Department was not yet sure whether the fires started in one garage and spread to the others, or spread by some other means. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya/WBBM)

Five Garages Damaged By Fire In Marquette Park

The fire was first reported about 2:30 a.m. in the 3500 block of West 65th Street, according to Fire Media Affairs spokesman Will Knight.


School Street Fire

Fire Rips Through Garages On Northwest Side

The fire broke out around 1 a.m. Wednesday in the 6100 block of West School Street, in the Dunning neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–09/26/2012

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Aurora Residents Warned Of Spike In Burglaries

As Aurora residents get ready for the holidays, police are warning them to keep gifts locked up amid a rash of burglaries.


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Congestion Parking Fee Won’t Just Sock Downtown Drivers

New concerns have erupted Wednesday morning over Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s planned congestion premium – the extra $2 tax at downtown parking lots and garages suggested as part of his budget plan.

CBS Chicago–11/09/2011

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At Least 4 Garages Set On Fire In Rogers Park

Someone set fire to several garages late Thursday in a Rogers Park neighborhood alley, and police are looking for the culprit.

CBS Chicago–09/14/2011

Northwest Side Robberies

Police Search For Robbers Striking On Northwest Side

Police are searching for suspects in a string of at least eight armed robberies on the city’s Northwest Side, from Logan Square all the way to Edgebrook.

CBS Chicago–09/06/2011

Kennicott Avenue Fire

Power Line, Garages Damaged In Mayfair Fire

A fire burned several garages and damaged a power line overnight in the Northwest Side’s Mayfair neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–07/05/2011

Police say this car was used by armed robbers who have victimized people on the South Side. (CBS)

Police Issue Photo Of Car Used By Armed Robbers

Police have released an image of the getaway car in hopes of finding three men who robbed five people at gunpoint in their South Side garages earlier this month.


Spaulding Avenue Fire

Propane Tank Fire Rages In Gage Park

A propane tank fire spread to two garages in the Southwest Side’s Gage Park neighborhood early this morning, prompting a hazardous materials response.

CBS Chicago–10/29/2010