Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Unknown offender(s) are starting fires in city garbage cans in the Roscoe Village area. The fires have spread to nearby garages and buildings and, in one case a vehicle. There have been no reported injuries. The incidents usually occur during the early morning hours.

Police areContinue...


Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) chose 32nd Ward Scott Waguespack as the first recipient of the Defender of Public Education Award. He was specifically cited as having “… a commitment to public education that is rarely matched in this town.”



Friday, November 5, 2010

Roscoe Village Neighbors have repainted the viaduct at Roscoe and Ravenswood.  Special thanks go out to RVN board member Brian O’Connell for organizing the project and the artist, Heather Gentile.

Thank yous also go out to painter Antonio Segura, and Keith Krisciunas and Robb Gregg —Continue...


Thursday, November 4, 2010

Chicago aldermen demanding to know why streetlights are out in so many neighborhoods have gotten some surprising news about who turned them out: vandals and thieves who thrive under cover of darkness.

On the hot seat at City Council budget hearings, Transportation Commissioner Bobby Ware identifiedContinue...



Thursday, October 21, 2010

Over the past few weeks there have been a number of fires involving trash containers in our area. In some of these incidents fences and garages were ignited from the flames of the trash fire and property was damaged.

These incidents have been concerning to theContinue...


Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Police are seeking two men who shot a man in the leg during a string of armed robberies early Friday in the Wicker Park neighborhood.


Thursday, October 7, 2010

At approximately 5:00 on the morning of Thursday October 7th there was a home invasion in the area of Southport and Barry.

The initial investigation indicates that the offenders entered a residence through an open 1st floor window, possibly using a patio chair found in aContinue...


Wednesday, October 6, 2010

The Chicago Police Department is investigating an attempted Child Abduction that occurred on October 1st, 2010 at 7:40 A.M. at approximately 3114 N. Hoyne near the alley. The victim was en route to school and after she got off the eastbound bus at Belmont gettingContinue...


Friday, October 1, 2010

Since the World Cup is on it’s two-day break before the quarterfinals begin, I have a chance to think about things less important. A few years back, Chicago was held up as a shining example of what big cities could do with bicycle infrastructure whenContinue...



Wednesday, September 8, 2010

President Barack Obama signed a Disaster Declaration for Cook County for Individual Assistance in regards to the flooding disaster that Cook County suffered on July 24, 2010. This declaration authorizes the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to begin working with local residents to issue disasterContinue...