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CAPS wrap: Police warn Douglas residents about criminals who target elderly, increase in cell phone snatches

CAPS wrap: Police warn Douglas residents about criminals who target elderly, increase in cell phone snatches

Chicago police officers warned elderly residents in the Douglas neighborhood on the South Side not to buzz strangers into their homes at a Chicago Alternative Policing Strategy meeting last month. “Criminals target senior buildings because they know the residents are vulnerable,” Chicago police officer Angela Winburn-Wright said at the CAPS meeting for police beat 131. “It’s not […]

Englewood residents deal with perception, reality of neighborhood

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Englewood residents deal with perception, reality of neighborhood

Carvell Robinson says he has lived with his parents in Englewood for a year and has grown accustomed to the negative attention the neighborhood receives. “Oh, it’s as bad as they say it is,” said Robinson, 20. “I’m not allowed to go out after dark. My mom thinks of any excuse to keep me inside.” […]

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