Police Reports Oct. 29

Two found dead in West Lawn apartment Police are investigating a possible murder-suicide that occurred in an apartment in the 4100 block of West 63rd Street on Oct. 22. The parents of a 17-year-old boy told police they came home at 4 p.m. and found their son in a bedroom with a gunshot wound to…

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Police News from 10-30-14

Chicago Ridge Miguel Chacon, 46, of Burbank, was charged with retail theft Oct. 20 after allegedly stealing merchandise from Thorton’s Mini Mart, 106th Street and Harlem Avenue, police said.***James Jamila, 33, of Chicago, was charged with driving on a suspended license and no insurance Oct. 21 after a stop at 105th Street and Harlem Avenue,…

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Police News from 10-23-14

Chicago Ridge Vanessa M. Barma, 33, of Chicago Ridge, was charged with driving on a suspended license Oct. 13 after a stop in the 6500 block of 95th Street, police said..***Itzael Chagoya, 21, of Chicago, was charged with driving on a suspended license and no insurance Oct. 13 after being stopped in the 6500 block…

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Police Reports Oct. 23

Man is robbed at gunpoint in alley Two men robbed a 25-year-old man at gunpoint in an alley in the 6900 block of South Artesian Avenue at 11:40 p.m. Oct. 19. The victim said the men, who were wearing dark clothing, approached him from behind, and one stuck a gun in his back, reportedly saying…

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Police Reports Oct. 17

Two men stabbed at backyard party Two men, ages 23 and 24, were treated at St. Anthony Hospital on Monday for stab wounds inflicted on them at a backyard party in the 6000 block of South Troy Street. The men were brought to the hospital separately shortly after 1 a.m. with minor injuries. The 24-year-old…

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Animal Story: Brookfield pigeon collared

A 38-year-old woman living in the 4400 block of Prairie Avenue in Brookfield called police on Oct. 6 at 10:34 p.m. to report a wounded bird on the back stairs of her residence. The responding officer said he observed a pigeon standing on the stairs. The officer placed the bird in a small cage and…

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Consumer alert: BBB warns seniors of medical scam

Medicare’s Open Enrollment period began Oct. 15 and runs through Dec. 7. That makes this the peak season for scammers to make telemarketing calls that trick seniors into revealing personal information or agreeing to be billed for medical devices that don’t exist. The Better Business Bureau is urging senior citizens to be aware of the…

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Police Reports Oct. 16

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COUNTRYSIDE Seats stolen from Honda Sometime between Sept. 30 and Oct. 6, unknown offenders entered a secured lot at Continental Honda in the 5900 block of LaGrange Road and removed the seats from a 2015 Honda offered for sale in the lot. The seats were valued at $10,000. Cell phone stolen from car An AT&T…

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Police Reports Oct. 9

Man threatens nephew with gun A 34-year-old man told police his uncle threatened him with a gun in the uncle’s car in the 3900 block of West 71st Street at 5:50 p.m. Oct. 4. The victim said he agreed to meet his 54-year-old uncle at that location, and when he got into the car, the…

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OL man charged with burglary

Bond was set at $50,000 for an Oak Lawn man charged with burglary Sept. 29 after being spotted leaving a garage on a bicycle with a bag of tools in his hand, police said.Matthew J. Dearman, 46, of Oak Lawn, was spotted by police at 4:17 a.m. walking up a driveway in the 9700 block…

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