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Missing Juvenile: Miriam Barrera

Date: 
12/07/2018
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Juvenile Miriam Barrera, 16, is missing, according to the Chicago Police Department.

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One CTA robbery suspect charged

Date: 
12/01/2018
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A 15-year-old juvenile male was charged on Friday with the Nov. 14 robbery

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Police seek help in search for two robbers that targeted Blue Line riders

Date: 
11/30/2018
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Area Central Detectives are seeking help in identifying two men suspected in two Blue Line robberies.

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Missing Person Alert: Jesus Alvarez

Date: 
11/29/2018
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UPDATE:
Missing is located and safe

Jesus Alvarez is missing, according to the Chicago Police Department. 

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Convenience store strong arm robberies include Bucktown

Date: 
11/12/2018
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Strong arm robberies in convenience stores have included one in Bucktown on November 11. 

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Alert: 12th District vehicular hijackings

Date: 
11/12/2018
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Seven descriptions have been given for two incidents in which an offender(s) approached a victim and hijacked their car in beats 1212 and 1221 in Chicago Police District 12.

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Woman charged in Division Street 2017 fatal hit-and-run

Date: 
10/31/2018
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UPDATE:
The story behind the June 2017 hit-and-run was revealed in court. Click here for The Sun-Times account.

The Fugitive Apprehension team took 24 year-old woman into custody, on Oct. 30, for the June 2017 fatal hit-and-run.

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Burglary series hits Wicker Park and Logan Square

Date: 
10/31/2018
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Residents are being warned by the 14th Police District about a series of burglaries mainly located in Wicker Park and Logan Square during October. 

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Man charged in Wicker Park home invasion

Date: 
10/26/2018
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UPDATE:
Held without bond, Johnson's next court date is Nov.15

Identified in a May 28 home invasion in Wicker Park, Lester Johnson, 53, was captured Thursday in Broadview. 

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EvilOlive voluntarily closes for two nights

Date: 
08/29/2018
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EvilOlive, 1551 W. Division, voluntarily agreed to close on August 29 and 30 nights as a result of this morning's shooting, says Chicago Police Department's 12th District Commander Stephen Chung. 

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EvilOlive nightclub bouncer shot at Division and Ashland

Date: 
08/29/2018
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Only a few towels on the sidewalk at Ashland and Division and a police tape on Division remain as evidence of the 3:44 a.m. shooting, around the corner from a local nightclub. 

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7-year-old boy struck with bullet fragments Thursday p.m. north of North Ave.

Date: 
06/01/2018
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At Presence Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center (PSMEMC), 2233 W. Division, this morning a 7-year-old Hispanic boy is said to be in

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Missing Juvenile: Azzary Colon

Date: 
05/19/2018
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Azzary Colon, 14, is missing. She was last seen about 3 a.m. on May 19 at 3000 W. Armitage, in Humboldt Park. 

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Burglary alerts for East Village

Date: 
05/15/2018
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Several burglaries in East Village during April and May have caused the Chicago Police Department's 12th District to issue an alert to the community.

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Missing Person: Michael Capanzzi

Date: 
05/10/2018
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UPDATE:
Capanzzi was located safe.

Michael Capanzzi, 56, has not been seen since May 6 and he has communicated that he may harm himself. 

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Two people found shot in Logan Square home

Date: 
04/16/2018
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UPDATE:
The female victim was Vaviola Coreas. According to the Medical Examiner's Office, she died of

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Two stabbed, one fatal in Logan Square

Date: 
04/13/2018
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UPDATE:
Though the 50-year-old Hispanic offender has admitted to the stabbing, he has not been officially charged as yet.
The hospitalized victim is believed to be in serious condition, according to police.

Responding to a call  at 11:45 p.m., Apr. 12, Chicago Police District 14 officers found two men stabbed in the 2300 block of N. Kedzie.

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CPD 12th District: Strategic Decision Support Center up and running

Date: 
03/18/2018
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The Chicago Police Department's (CPD) 12th District, 1412 S Blue Island Ave, went live March 1 with a center focused on technologies

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Youth shot on West Beach

Date: 
02/17/2018
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Just past midnight, 12:45 a.m., a 14-year-old male was shot on the 1700 block

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High Risk Missing Person: Ricardo Carmona from Humboldt Park

Date: 
02/14/2018
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Ricardo Carmona, 57, was last seen

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