Sheriffs are in East Village, Big drug and gang bust, Drug Take-Back, Ventra, Political graduates from Logan Square and East Village and lots more!

Drugs and gangs in Wicker Park area to be addressed…Wednesday

Drug and gang activity in the Wicker Park area will be the focus of the Chicago Police Department's (CPD) 14th District CAPS Beat 1424 meeting Wed., Oct. 9, 7 p.m. in the Wicker Park Field House, 1425 N. Damen Ave. 

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Ribbon cutting for Cook County Sheriff's Central Warrant Unit in former 13th Police District Building...Wednesday

The official ribbon cutting for Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart's Central Warrant Unit in the former 13th Police District's Wood St. Station, 937 N. Wood, will be 6 p.m., Wed., Oct. 9.

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DEA's National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is October 26 but drop off sites already available

Officially the United States Drug Enforcement Administration's (DEA's)7th National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is Sat., Oct. 26, between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

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Simple or complicated?: CTA and Pace Ventra fare payment system

Ventra is a new fare payment system for CTA (Chicago Transit Authority) and Pace riders that includes a Ventra Cards, Tickets and use of personal contactless, bank-issued credit and debit cards. 

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Two local women part of Illinois Women's Institute for Leadership's Class of 2013

Logan Square's Elise Doody-Jones and East Village's Ronda Locke are among the 12 delegates in the 2013 Class of the Illinois Women's Institute for Leadership (IWIL) who celebrated their graduation at Harry Caray's Restaurant, Oct. 3. 

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Milwaukee-Wood-Wolcott intersection in Wicker Park: No action update

Construction at the intersection of Milwaukee-Wood-Wolcott still has no start date, according to Rodolfo DeJesus from 1st Ward Alderman Proco "Joe" Moreno's office.

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WPB SSA #33 Orange Walls Mural Project: Three new installs and one in-waiting

Of the four new murals planned for the WPB SSA #33's Orange Walls Mural Project, three have sites for installation. One is in search of a location.      

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Missing Person: Evaristo Cruz

Evaristo Cruz, 85, is missing. He is in the early stages of Alzheimers.

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Business Alert: Armed Robberies

A pattern of armed robberies being committed by one offender has caused the Chicago Police Department to give notice to businesses in the 12th, 15th, 16th and 25th Districts.

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CAPS Notes: Beat 1431--September 2013

A good blend of neighbors showed up to chat through some of the challenging issues in our neighborhood at our September Beat 1431 CAPS meeting.

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