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Crossdressing muggers charged in Lincoln Park assaults

Crossdressing muggers charged in Lincoln Park assaults

Well, this is something you don’t hear every day: Two men dressed as women were charged with mugging a teenage girl Friday as she walked near Lincoln Park Zoo, only minutes after they allegedly assaulted another pedestrian and tried to take his wallet, prosecutors said. Read more: Crossdressing muggers charged in Lincoln Park assaults –…

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Joe Paterno is why DePaul doesn’t want to make sports a big deal

Chicago’s never been a huge town for college sports. Sure, the Big 10’s headquarters is in Park Ridge (that’s near O’Hare), and Soldier Field was built, among other things, to host the Army-Navy football game, but our rooting interests focus on the pros. I know we’re going to have a couple folks who protest, as…

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Woman sexually assaulted in Lincoln Park

WGN has a report about a Lincoln Park woman who was sexually assaulted in her home yesterday afternoon: The Chicago Police Department is reporting a woman was robbed and sexually assaulted inside a Lincoln Park home Wednesday afternoon. That location is not far from the DePaul University Campus. Read more: Lincoln Park Assault: Woman Sexually…

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UPDATE: Gang member convicted in slaying of DePaul student

UPDATE: Gang member convicted in slaying of DePaul student

The Tribune has an update on the story about the Francisco Valencia murder trial. Narcisco Gatica was convicted early today, charged with first-degree murder and aggravated battery with a firearm: A Cook County jury today convicted a reputed gang member of fatally shooting a DePaul University honors student and wounding a second individual at a…

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1 fatally wounded, 1 injured in North Side stabbing

1 fatally wounded, 1 injured in North Side stabbing

Here’s a recap of a fatal stabbing in Lincoln Park over the weekend, from the Tribune: A south suburban man was fatally wounded and another man injured in a stabbing this morning in the Lincoln Park neighborhood on the city’s North Side, officials said. Shortly before 1 a.m., the two were stabbed during a fight…

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