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[20 Sep 2018 | No Comment | ]

He’s 37. He has “Conservative Vice Lord” tattooed to his arm. He pleaded guilty to shooting a man in 1997. And he’s been sentenced to a combined 40 years in prison over the past 21 years. Yet, somehow, prosecutors say he was on the streets of Chicago, pulling a gun on an Uber driver near Rush & Division early Monday. His name is Percy Hicks.

Police said the Uber driver had just dropped off a passenger and was sitting inside his car in the 100 block of West Elm around 2 …

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[23 Aug 2018 | No Comment | ]

Chicago police say they received a tip about two men and a woman bagging narcotics inside a motel room in the 6200 block of North Lincoln on August 1st. When they arrived at the motel, the manager approached them and handed over a bullet. One of his housekeepers had found it in a room, and he wanted the responsible guests removed from his property, he said.

Police said they entered the room and discovered 30-year-old Colin Minogue sitting on a bed. There was a scale, prescription pill bottles, baggies, two rounds …

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[5 Jul 2018 | No Comment | ]

On this Independence Day, few people are likely enjoying their freedom more than Savion Canty. Charged with Class X felony aggravated carjacking with a weapon, Canty was being held without bail—until Tuesday.

That’s when Cook County Judge Marvin Luckman allowed him to go free by posting a $2,000 deposit. Canty, 20, did that right away.
Read more at CWB Chicago

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[30 May 2018 | One Comment | ]

It’s a miracle! @chicagotribune characterization of Memorial Day weekend changed from “mayhem” to “peace” overnight.
STORY: https://t.co/qfo9y5Jsya pic.twitter.com/dbItU2xy8W
— CWBChicago (@CWBChicago) May 30, 2018

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[29 May 2018 | No Comment | ]

Saturday
8:22PM — “Mayhem,” says the downtown police dispatcher, taking a few brief seconds to summarize what she and Chicago cops are dealing with.
8:26PM — Lakeview: Officers call for backup. Fifteen to 20 people are beating up a boy who tried to prevent them from stealing a bike at the Lane Tech High School Memorial Day carnival. Story here.
8:39PM — 70 or 80 teens coming off the Chicago Red Line. “Tell Water Tower to close their doors; otherwise, they gotta let ‘em in.”
8:42PM — Fights behind the historic Water Tower. Crowd: 200 …