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Man Charged With Breaking Into, Trying To Burglarize Cop’s Home

An off-duty Chicago Police officer suffered a broken bone in one of his hands while struggling with a man who broke into the officer’s Wicker Park home on Friday and tried to burglarize it.

02/09/2013

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Man Robs Hair Salon In Wicker Park

A man robbed a hair salon Monday morning in the North Side Wicker Park neighborhood.

02/04/2013

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Two Dead, 10 Wounded In Thanksgiving Weekend Violence

A man attempting to stop a fight between a married couple was stabbed to death, another man was found shot dead in a backyard and at least ten other people — including two teenage girls and a CTA passenger shot by police — were wounded by gunfire since the start of the Thanksgiving weekend.

11/22/2012

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Best Places For Black Friday Shopping Deals In Chicago

For many shoppers, shopping on Black Friday is synonymous with crowds. To find great Black Friday deals in Chicago, consider shopping off the beaten path at the following independent stores.

11/06/2012

A skateboarder was hit by a car along North Milwaukee Avenue. (CBS)

Skateboarder Struck By Car Last Week Dies

The 42-year-old man who was struck by a car while he was skateboarding in the Wicker park neighborhood a week ago has died, according to the Cook Coounty Medical Examiner’s office.

10/27/2012

Wicker Park sits at the intersection of Damen and North avenues. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Wicker Park

CBS 2′s Kate Sullivan looks at one of Chicago’s trendiest, hippest neighborhoods.

10/12/2012

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Racked.com Seeks Votes On Best Shopping Intersections

The Web site Racked.com may be pitting trendy hipsters against young and snazzy professionals, as they ask Chicagoans to pick one of six intersections as the best for shopping.

CBS Chicago–10/02/2012

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Best Bizarre Public Art In Chicago

Within Chicago lies a treasure trove of public art that is sure to challenge, astound or confuse passersby. From clocks to fish, discover public works of art that definitely make an impression.

10/01/2012

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Wicker Park Makes Top 5 Among Nation’s Hipster Neighborhoods

In what probably won’t come as a great surprise, Chicago’s Wicker Park is near the top of a new list of the nation’s top hipster neighborhoods.

CBS Chicago–09/20/2012

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Car With Missing Tire Blamed For Crash In Wicker Park

Driving a car that was missing a tire might seem to defy common sense, but someone was doing just that in the Wicker Park neighborhood overnight – and police say it caused a nasty accident.

CBS Chicago–09/11/2012

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Graffiti Removal Scaled Back Under Mayor’s Budget

The City of Chicago reportedly is moving more slowly these days to get rid of gang graffiti.

WBBM Newsradio–08/23/2012

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Person Critically Hurt In Wicker Park Construction Accident

A construction accident in the Wicker Park neighborhood on Sunday left one person in critical condition, according to Fire Media Affairs.

08/18/2012

A group of more than 20 teenagers was caught on surveillance video as they descended on Mildblend Supply Co. in Wicker Park on July 28, 2012, and stole more than $3,000 worth of designer jeans. (Supplied to CBS 2)

UPDATED: Mob Of Teens Steals $3K Of Jeans From Wicker Park Store

After posting surveillance video of a flash mob robbery online and sharing the video with CBS 2 News, a Wicker Park store owner said he and police have received several tips about the group of about 20 teens responsible for stealing more than $3,000 worth of jeans over the weekend.

CBS Chicago–07/29/2012

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Guide: Wicker Park Fest

This neighborhood street fest has grown in to a major music event in Chicago. Local and national acts fill a jam-packed weekend, Saturday, July 28 – Sunday, July 29, 2012.

07/19/2012

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Man Robbed, Beaten Outside Flat Iron Building In Wicker Park

A man was beaten and robbed in the early morning hours Friday in front of the Flat Iron building in Wicker Park.

CBS Chicago–06/22/2012

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Son Of Senate President John Cullerton Allegedly Threatened Bouncer

The son of Illinois Senate President John Cullerton is in trouble again, charged with threatening a bouncer at a Wicker Park neighborhood bar on Sunday night.

06/05/2012

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2 Dead, At Least 24 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

Two people have been killed, and at least 24 other people — one of them a 12-year-old girl — have been wounded in shootings across the city since Friday afternoon.

05/06/2012

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Man Critically Wounded In Wicker Park Shooting

A man is in critical condition after being shot multiple times early Saturday in the Wicker Park neighborhood on the Near Northwest Side.

05/05/2012

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Musician Hones Craft Of Violin Making In Wicker Park

When Paul Wargaski isn’t playing bass with the folk and bluegrass band Tangleweed, his is making basses, violins and other instruments at his Wicker Park studio.

WBBM Newsradio–04/30/2012

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Woman Dies After Being Burned In Wicker Park Fire

A 60-year-old woman died after being severely burned early Thursday in a fire caused by smoking while using oxygen in her Wicker Park neighborhood home.

CBS Chicago–04/05/2012

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