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Despite Increase in Thefts, Few Take Precautions on CTA

Despite Increase in Thefts, Few Take Precautions on CTA

Quincy Cain says he watched a woman confront a man who stole her cell phone on a CTA bus one day as he rode the bus to school in the South Loop. Cain, 20, said he heard the woman scream “Hey, he’s got my phone,” as a man ran off the bus. He said the […]

Residents in South Loop Voice Concerns at CAPS Meeting

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Residents in South Loop Voice Concerns at CAPS Meeting

Citizens at a CAPS meeting Wednesday in the Loop pointed to the continuing rise of thefts on the CTA. A Columbia College Chicago representative said administrators have noted a large number of cell phone thefts on the Red Line. Police officers at the meeting said people make themselves targets when they take out and use […]

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South Loop CAPS Meeting Addresses Crime Concerns

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South Loop CAPS Meeting Addresses Crime Concerns

Residents in the Loop agreed that the crime in the area has decreased, they said at a CAPS meeting Tuesday, Oct. 16. “A lot of the crime stats have gone down,” CPD Officer Angela Winburn-Wright said. An offender was arrested on Oct. 6 and charged with two counts of burglary and six counts of robbery, according […]

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