Fatal shooting, Neighbors catch thief, Open Streets, 5K Race, Latino Heritage, Polish Museum sale, Blah Blah Blob and more!

One teen fatally shot on Milwaukee Ave. in Wicker Park

Gun shots were heard by police at 2:21 a.m. Sat., Sept. 14, from the 1500 north block of Milwaukee Ave.

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Busted: Bucktown neighbors track down and catch one thief and identify a second

UPDATE:
Stanley Rzany, 44, from1600 block of west Le Moyne was charged with two misdemeanors

Some Bucktown neighbors tracked down and caught one thief while another found their security cameras showed an accomplice who made the grab in a locked backyard in the 2100 block of west Moffat, Wed., Sept. 11.

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Bucktown 5K Race may effect travel Sunday morning

The Bucktown 5K race put on by Ram Racing will be blocking off streets for their Sunday morning annual run that goes from 8 to 10 a.m. 

The course, which begins at Burr Elementary School, 1621 W Wabansia Ave., is shown below. 

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Open Streets will occupy Milwaukee Ave. from Ashland to Logan Blvd. Sunday

Open Streets has expanded the Milwaukee Ave. no car zone on Sun., Sept. 15. This year it will go between Ashland Ave. on the south and Logan Blvd. on the north between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. 

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Ukrainian Village Association offers to help you keep your bike from being stolen

The Ukrainian Village Neighborhood Association (UVNA) is partnering with Comrade Cycles and ABUS Mobile Security for a bike security event on Fri., Sept. 13, at 7 p.m. in Comrade Cycles, 1908 W. Chicago Ave. 

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Illinois Governor Quinn celebrates Latino Heritage month in new website launch

At the roll out of a new website Fri., Sept. 13, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn began a month-long celebration of Latino Heritage. A different Latino “Trailblazer of the Day” will be featured.

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Books and other items ON SALE at the Polish Museum

Items from the attic of the Polish Museum of American (PMA) and duplicate books are on sale Sept. 14 and 15 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., 984 N. Milwaukee Ave., 1st floor Social Hall. 

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Community Alert: Robberies in 12th District

These incidents have occurred during September. Victims were approached by unknown offenders who threaten physical force or imply/display a weapon then take the victims' property.

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Community Alert: Burglaries in 12th District

A series of burglaries during September in the 12th District prompted this alert.

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Blah blah blob at Tuesdays at the Triangle with Katherine Darnstadt was new experience

The Blah, blah, blob was brought  to the Polish Triangle Coalition's Tuesdays at the Triangle on the afternoon of Sept. 3. by Katherine Darnstadt.

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House Theatre's The Crownless King opened Sunday to appreciative audience

The Crownless King, another wonderfully entertaining original House Theatre production debuted in Chopin Theatre, 1543 W. Division, on Sun., Sept. 8.

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Blue Line derailment between O'Hare and Rosemont

UPDATE:
Tracks cleared, operations running back on normal schedule.

A derailment of a north bound Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) Blue Line EL train when approaching the O'Hare station at 11:30 a.m. on Mon., Sept. 9, is causing some travel delays.

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