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Ashley Streichert

Lakeview reporter

  • Age: 22
  • 'Hood: Lakeview
  • Fave spot: Rocks: Lakeview

Ashley is a journalist who enjoys writing about current events and food. She writes about new restaurants and bars in Chicago, while keeping up with local news. Going on her fifth year in Chicago, she keeps exploring, finding unique shops and neighborhood hangouts.

Crime watch: woman threatened with a knife near Broadway, and man arrested for exposing himself to children

Woman threatened with a knife near Broadway November 13, 6:30 p.m. A 39-year-old woman told police that she was threatened with a knife near the corner of Buena Avenue and Broadway, according to reports. The non-offender said that she was walking home from a nearby gas station when she was approached from behind by an…

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Crime watch: more break-ins, robberies near Boystown

Man dragged into alley, beaten, and robbed October 31, 1:30 a.m. A 31-year-old male reported to police that he was attacked in an alley by three unknown offenders near the corner of Halsted Street and Aldine Avenue, according to reports. The non-offender said he was walking home from a nearby bar when he was suddenly…

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Crime watch: 4 males robbed, no arrests

Crime watch: 4 males robbed, no arrests

41-year-old male robbed on Sheridan October 24, 7:30 a.m. A 41-year-old male reported to police that he was jumped from behind and robbed near the corner of Sheridan Road and Belmont Avenue, according to reports. The non-offender said that he was walking home after drinking and was approached by four unknown males. The offenders attacked…

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Center on Halsted: offering support for crime victims

Are you a crime victim? Do you know someone who is? If you answered yes, then you know how scary and shameful it is to become a victim. The Center on Halsted offers programs specifically for women who are victims of a crime and women who don’t want to become a victim. The Center on…

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Two robberies at gunpoint and a break-in on Melrose

25-year-old female robbed on Pine Grove October 18, 2:30 a.m. A 25-year-old woman told police that she was robbed near the corner of Belmont Avenue and Pine Grove Avenue by an unknown offender, according to reports. The non-offender said that she was walking home from a nearby bar with two friends. She split up with…

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Two cars broken into, two robberies at gunpoint

Car broken into on Buckingham Place September 25, 3:30 a.m. A 41-year-old male reported to police that his car was broken into near the corner of Buckingham Place and Broadway, according to reports. The non-offender told police that when he returned to his car, the passenger-side window was shattered and his iPad, bag, and radio…

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8 self-defense moves to help you escape attack

LA Boxing instructors Mark (Mac) Daley and Robbie Cole took time to teach RedEye ‘Hoods eight self-defense moves that can be used if you are faced with an attack. These moves are based on Brazilian JiuJitsu, which is used as self-defense training. Daley holds a women’s self defense class every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at…

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