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Police Warn Of Arson Fires In Lakeview

In an alert issued Monday night, police said vehicles and trash cans had been set on fire between June and September — the latest incident on Sept. 26. Alleyways are an apparent target, the alert said.

09/30/2014

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Two Neighborhoods Rattled By Sex Assaults

Women walking in two Chicago neighborhoods are taking each step with more caution after two sexual assaults that happened a week ago Sunday. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.

09/22/2014

A woman was sexually assaulted in Lakeview last Sunday. (CBS)

Neighborhoods On Alert After Sex Assaults

Two neighborhoods are on alert his morning as Chicago police investigate two separate sexual assaults.

09/22/2014

A string of arson fires has Lakeview residents on edge. (Credit: CBS)

String Of Arson Fires Has Lakeview Residents On Edge

There have been at least a half dozen fires set, most of them in alleys next to homes in the neighborhood.

09/17/2014

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Two Men Sue Taxi Company, Claim Cabbie Kicked Them Out For Kissing

Two men who say they were kicked out of a cab while on their way to Lakeview from O’Hare are suing the taxi company, alleging that the brief kiss they shared prompted the driver to throw them out in a suburban grocery store parking lot.

08/27/2014

The suspect left with about $800 in cash and a laptop. (Credit: Andy McGuire )

Lakeview Burglary Suspect Caught On Camera, Leaves Hole In Roof

A thief with a taste for cash was caught in the act by a surveillance camera at a Lakeview restaurant.

08/26/2014

One of Chicago's most festive occasions, the Chicago Pride Parade, happened on Sunday, June 24th. With a record-breaking 850,000 people, it was a blast! Check out these photos from B96. (credit: B96 Chicago)

Tunney Asks Residents If Pride Parade Should Move Downtown

After saying he’s open to moving the annual Pride Parade out of Boystown, Ald. Tom Tunney (44th) has launched a survey to find out if the community would support moving the parade downtown.

08/19/2014

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Police Warning Lakeview Residents After Man Attempts To Lure 9-Year-Old Girl

Chicago Police have issued a community alert for the neighborhood around Hamlin Park on the North Side.

08/06/2014

A bank was robbed in Lakeview Tuesday afternoon. | Photo from FBI.

Bank Robbed In Lakeview

A bank was robbed Tuesday afternoon in the Lakeview neighborhood on the North Side.

08/05/2014

Mayor Emanuel joins community members to break ground on a new park in the Lakeview neighborhood. (Credit:  Patrick Pyszka // City of Chicago)

City, Cubs Break Ground On New Park In Lakeview

The Chicago Cubs, elected officials and the Chicago Park District broke ground for a new playground in Lakeview.

08/03/2014

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Lakeview Residents Claim Tickets Issued Despite Absence Of ‘No Parking’ Signs

There’s not a lot of free parking in the city today, so imagine the reaction for some drivers who found a stretch of road without any “no parking” signs in sight.

07/15/2014

Heavy rains Monday night caused the Chicago River to flood a project to expand the Riverwalk downtown. The project was delayed while crews worked to drain or pump out the water. (Credit: Twitter/@ChicagoPhotoSho)

Chicago River Floods Riverwalk Construction Project

Flooding from Monday night’s storm has forced a temporary delay on the project to renovate the Chicago Riverwalk downtown.

07/01/2014

A Boystown bar manager said police officers essentially left the neighborhood to fend for itself after the annual Pride Parade, when an entirely different crowd of people was causing trouble on the streets. (Credit: Brenden Chrisman)

Bar Manager: Cops Acted ‘More Like Crossing Guards’ After Pride Parade

As Ald. Tom Tunney (44th) considers whether the annual Gay Pride Parade should be moved downtown, the manager of a Boystown bar said the real issue is a lack of cooperation from police officers after the parade is over.

07/01/2014

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1 Dead, 35 Wounded In Weekend Shootings Across Chicago

Ronnie Amos, 42, was found shot in the 3600 block of West Chicago Avenue at 8:54 a.m. on Saturday, authorities said. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 9:26 a.m.

06/30/2014

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Heavy Traffic Expected During Busy Summer Weekend in Chicago

The West Loop, Wrigleyville, Lincoln Park and Lakeview are expected to be hopping with festivals.

06/27/2014

Artistic rendering of the track-level view of an elevated bypass project along the Red, Brown and Purple Lines north of the Belmont station in Lakeview. (Credit: CTA)

Tunney Wary Of Project For Lakeview “L” Overpass

Ald. Tom Tunney (44th) said he’s not yet ready to embrace the CTA’s plans to build elevated bypass tracks that would eliminate a traffic bottleneck for three of its rail lines – the Red, Brown, and Purple – and speed up rush hour trains on the North Side.

04/17/2014

Artistic rendering of an elevated bypass project along the Brown, Red and Purple Lines in Lakeview. (Credit: CTA)

CTA Bypass Project Would Eliminate Bottleneck For Red, Brown, Purple Lines

The CTA would have to acquire and tear down 16 buildings in the Lakeview neighborhood to make way for a $320 million rail bypass that would eliminate a longstanding bottleneck along the Red, Brown, and Purple lines.

04/17/2014

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Man Charged In Lakeview Rape, Robbery

Marcus Lynch, of the 4700 block of South Loomis Boulevard, allegedly followed a 22-year-old woman from a gas station at the corner of Halsted and Addison streets, and into a nearby alley Tuesday afternoon.

04/16/2014

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Residents On Alert After Lakeview Sex Assault

Police are looking for a suspect after a woman was sexually assaulted in the 3500 block of North Halsted in Lakeview neighborhood Monday afternoon.

04/15/2014

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Priest Reinstated After Sex Abuse Allegation Deemed Unfounded

The Rev. Michael W. O’Connell will resume his role as pastor of St. Alphonsus Parish on Thursday, according to a statement from Archdiocese of Chicago spokeswoman Susan Burritt.

04/15/2014

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