Monday, January 28, 2008

Rogers Park Robbery: Strongarm

Rogers Park Robbery: Strongarm


Location:
2300 block W. Chase Avenue

Crime date:
January 17, 2008

Case number:
HP129349

Crime time:
4:57 p.m.

Primary type:
Robbery

Secondary type:
Robbery: Strongarm: no weapon

Place:
Alley

Beat:
2411

Domestic:
No



More information here.



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Rogers Park Harassment by telephone

Rogers Park Harassment by telephone


Location:
6800 block N. Lakewood Avenue

Crime date:
January 17, 2008

Case number:
HP128977

Crime time:
1:50 p.m.

Primary type:
Other offense

Secondary type:
Other offense: Harassment by telephone

Place:
Apartment

Beat:
2431

Domestic:
No


More information here.



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Rogers Park Criminal sexual assault

Rogers Park Criminal sexual assault


Location:
7300 block N. Winchester Avenue

Crime date:
January 17, 2008

Case number:
HP128328

Crime time:
7:53 a.m.

Primary type:
Criminal sexual assault

Secondary type:
Criminal sexual assault: Non-aggravated

Place:
Park property

Beat:
2424

Domestic:
No


More information here.




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Rogers Park Burglary: Forcible entry

Rogers Park Burglary: Forcible entry


Location:
1500 block W. Birchwood Avenue

Crime date:
January 17, 2008

Case number:
HP129933

Crime time:
10:23 p.m.

Primary type:
Burglary

Secondary type:
Burglary: Forcible entry

Place:
Residence

Beat:
2422

Domestic:
No


More information here.




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Rogers Park Theft: $300 and under

Rogers Park Theft: $300 and under


Location:
7000 block N. Paulina Street

Crime date:
January 17, 2008

Case number:
HP128465

Crime time:
8:30 a.m.

Primary type:
Theft

Secondary type:
Theft: $300 and under

Place:
Street

Beat:
2423

Domestic:
No


More information here.




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Rogers Park Aggravated Battery: Knife/cutting instrument

Rogers Park Aggravated Battery: Knife/cutting instrument


Location:
7500 block N. Winchester Avenue

Crime date:
January 17, 2008

Case number:
HP128369

Crime time:
6:23 a.m.

Primary type:
Battery

Secondary type:
Aggravated battery: Knife/cutting instrument

Place:
Street

Beat:
2424

Domestic:
No


More information here.



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Rogers Park Vandalism: Criminal damage to property

Rogers Park Vandalism: Criminal damage to property


Location:
1600 block W. Estes Avenue

Crime date:
January 17, 2008

Case number:
HP136613

Crime time:
3 p.m.

Primary type:
Criminal damage

Secondary type:
Vandalism: Criminal damage to property

Place:
Residence

Beat:
2423

Domestic:
No



More information here.




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Rogers Park Crime: Battery

Rogers Park Crime: Battery


Location:
1700 block W. Pratt Blvd

Crime date:
January 17, 2008

Case number:
HP129475

Crime time:
5:51 p.m.

Primary type:
Battery

Secondary type:
Simple battery: Simple

Place:
Other

Beat:
2424

Domestic:
No



More information here.




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Rogers Park Public peace violation: Reckless conduct

Rogers Park Public peace violation: Reckless conduct


Location:
7000 block N. Ravenswood Avenue

Crime date:
January 17, 2008

Case number:
HP129599

Crime time:
3:42 p.m.

Primary type:
Public peace violation

Secondary type:
Public peace violation: Reckless conduct

Place:
Other railroad prop / train depot

Beat:
2424

Domestic:
No



More information here.



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Rogers Park Offense involving children: Criminal sexual abuse by family member

Rogers Park Offense involving children: Criminal sexual abuse by family member


Location:
6800 block N. Ridge Blvd

Crime date:
October 23, 2007

Case number:
HN694031

Crime time:
11:55 a.m.

Primary type:
Offense involving children

Secondary type:
Offense involving children: Criminal sexual abuse by family member

Place:
Residence

Beat:
2424

Domestic:
No


More information here.


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Rogers Park Vandalism: Criminal damage to vehicle

Rogers Park Vandalism: Criminal damage to vehicle


Location:
7300 block N. Honore Street

Crime date:
January 18, 2008

Case number:
HP131288

Crime time:
6:19 p.m.

Primary type:
Criminal damage

Secondary type:
Vandalism: Criminal damage to vehicle

Place:
Street

Beat:
2424

Domestic:
No



More information here.



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Rogers Park Crime: Beat 2423 Battery

Rogers Park Crime: Beat 2423 Battery

Location:
1200 block W. Greenleaf Avenue

Crime date:
January 18, 2008

Case number:
HP131628

Crime time:
10:07 p.m.

Primary type:
Battery

Secondary type:
Simple battery: Simple

Place:
Sidewalk

Beat:
2423

Domestic:
No


More information here.



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Sunday, January 27, 2008

No good people in Rogers Park?

"reading what i read on the rp blogs there are no good people in rogers park". -not paradise

Read more here.




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Thursday, January 24, 2008

Rogers Park Discussions: Rogers Park Business

Rogers Park Discussions: Rogers Park Business


"I'm a big fan of the entrepreneurial spirit of small businesses.

This is why I've worked at Quest Network Services in Rogers Park for about six years now.

What are your favorite Rogers Park businesses?

What makes them your favorite?

Do you have a preference of small business or incorporated business"?


Check out Outside.in for the Rogers Park Business discussion here.




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Friday, January 18, 2008

Rogers Park Power Outage

Yes, Another Rogers Park power outage.

Hasn't Rogers Park had enough power outages?

What's the problem with our electrical power in Rogers Park?

What is the solution to this problem?

Why does this happen in Rogers Park so often?






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Tuesday, January 15, 2008

CTA Bus Crash in Rogers Park

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CTA bus and Jeep collided at Sheridan Road and Howard Street blocking the intersection. Chicago Police blocked both Howard Street and Sheridan Road for a one block radius until the CTA bus and the Jeep were relocated.

Speaking with the passenger of the Jeep revealed that the driver of the Jeep was rushed to the hospital via ambulance after airbags deployed. The Jeep passenger claimed that she was uninjured in the event.

The CTA bus driver seemed to be shaken up but uninjured and eventually pulled her bus over to the curb on Howard Street.

Damages to the bus included a cracked windshield.

Damages to the Jeep included it's entire front end, doors, and interior.


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Monday, January 14, 2008

Car Crash at Sheridan and Chase

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At 10:50pm, two cars just collided on Sheridan and Chase in Rogers Park.




We could hear the crash-up from the Parlor Room of Quest.

One vehicles airbags were deployed, and the other hit and run.

A car chased the car that ran from the accident and made it come back to the scene.
Undercover police were on the scene immediately.
Ambulance and Fire truck on the scene a long with the 2 squad cars.

The lady is still inside the vehicle with side curtain airbags that had also deployed.

Update 11:07pm : Lady from recked vehicle is being taken away in an ambulance. Hit and run vehicle was an oldsmobile, driver in handcuffs on hood of car. Northside Performance Towing is now hooking up recked vehicle.



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Neighbor Irate Over Hole in the Ground - The former Adelphi Theater of Rogers Park.

Joe Moore lies
Joe Moore lies



"What, if anything is the progress of this alleged development and when, if EVER is it going to commence? Because even though it too will now lie empty, at least it won't be a determent to health and safety if there is an actual STRUCTURE there. In the meantime, why isn't it SECURE"? Read more here.




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Friday, January 11, 2008

Joe Moore, A picture is worth 1,000 Words.

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Let's improve our community! We can do better!

- Bill Morton

West Ridge on 1/6/2008


Found a cooler left behind in West Ridge.

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AJ's Grill closed for a few days

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Don't believe that sign for a moment! I have the real scoop.
Apparently AJ's Grill forgot to pay their gas bill.

According to sister-AJ's Grill on Broadway and Berwyn, this location will take three days to open .. pending the gas company turns service back on.



Wednesday, January 9, 2008

Postal carrier delivers wrong mail

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The Rogers Park Post Office is messing up again.



*UPDATE: Less than an hour after posting, I got a visit and a formal apology from the Rogers Park Post Office for the misdelivered mail.



Let's improve our community! We can do better!

- Bill Morton




Tuesday, January 8, 2008

Rogers Park Youth Employment Strategies

Need a job in Rogers Park?

Here's what one Rogers Park student thinks about the Rogers Park Youth Employment Strategies program.



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Joshua Lesnick Memorial and Charity Auction


On 11/29/07, adorable 3 year old Kenosha resident Joshua Lesnick accidentally shot and killed himself. No one prepares for a horror like this.

This event is to help the family pay for various funeral related expenses.

Thanks for your generosity.

When: Saturday, January 12th 2008 Noon until ?

Where: Harborside Inn 719 50th Street Kenosha

What: Food, Drinks and Disc Jockey Music along with numerous items for Raffles and Auctions and other fund-raising activities.

Questions: Contact Tina Cooper (262) 654-7506 or Michael Lesnick (623) 236-6214









Leaving Rogers Park

"I'm suspiscious that a few people in Rogers Park are afraid to face a few tough questions I plan to pose". Read more here.




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Fire at 7301 N. Sheridan Road. Photoset II

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Photos by Nelson Hermance

Monday, January 7, 2008

The Rogers Park World View?

"In Chicago, my best friend lived on the border of infamous gang territory in Rogers Park. Had she not warned me ahead of time, I would’ve thought the gunfire in the middle of the night outside her window was just the sound of kids lighting bottle rockets". Read more here.



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Fire Inspection at 7301 N. Sheridan Road

It's common procedure after a fire in a large building.

Businesses at 7301 N. Sheridan Road are open.





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Sunday, January 6, 2008

International Art Adventures in Rogers Park

You are invited to our upcoming art meeting 6pm-9:30pm at:

Insight Arts
1545 W. Morse (United Church in Rogers Park).
At 4:30-5:45pm,

I am inviting you also, to participate in a movement theater workshop (dress comfortable to stretch and move).

I am looking forward to see many of you this coming Tuesday!

Yours Marianna Buchwald and the International Art Group,
info at 773 507 -1300
http://www.internationalartadventures.com/






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From RogersParkVoter.org

You've got the Power in your vote. But, you have to be registered to use it. Are YOU registered? If not, you have options.



Options to register to vote include:

• Downloading a voter registration application http://www.questpcs.com/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=http://www.chicagoelections.com/docs/vr_eng.pdf from the Board web site at http://www.questpcs.com/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=http://www.chicagoelections.com/. This form must be received by Jan. 8!

• Registering at any Illinois Secretary of State driver’s license facility.

• Registering in-person at the Chicago Election Board offices, 69 W. Washington Street, Suite 600, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.• By obtaining the mail-in form at any Chicago Public Library - Rogers Park Branch of the Chicago Public Library, 6907 N. Clark St. 60626.

• On Tues., January 8, go to Chicago City Hall or the Chicago Board of Elections office at 69 W. Washington St., Suite 600, where the Election Board will offer voter registration up to the midnight deadline.To register to vote, persons must be citizens of the United States and be at least 18 years of age by the Feb. 5 primary.When registering through a deputy registrar or at the Board of Election office, a person needs to show two (2) valid pieces of identification, one with a residence address.


You've got the Power to make change happen when you vote. Register! Vote!



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Friday, January 4, 2008

Fire at 7301 N. Sheridan Road - Witness Statement and First Photos

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"My name is Esteban Quintero and my so call friend Nigel William who's apartment that got on fire we went to get his coat for we can go to the library we went down stairs to get his coat he said that he smelled smoke then we saw the smoke coming from his door then I told him to run upstairs to tell my staff that his apartment is on fire then the staff opened the apartment and then we saw smoke all over his kitchen then I covered my face and went inside and try to open his room then I finally did and I saw pitch black smoke and got out of there and we ran outside and call 911 for they can come and stop it that's all my story and my friend blame for the fire I dont like that now his apartment is all burned up".

- Esteban Quintero on apartment fire:

Apartment 307
7301 N. Sheridan Road
Chicago, IL. 60626







Further questioning of Esteban Quintero provided the information that the fire was caused by an unattended cigarette. A Chicago Fire Fighter also stated the cause as a cigarette.







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Photos by Bill Morton and Tim Latko

See also:

Rogers Park high rise fire under control - Chicago Sun-Times

Local News Covers Fire in Rogers Park - The 'Broken Heart' of Rogers Park

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