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  • Inside The Edgewater Medical Center

    The Edgewater Medical Center, located at 5700 N. Ashland Ave. has been permanently closed since 2001. Many of its staff (including doctors) were found guilty of committing Medicare fraud, which resulted in the facility being shuttered. There were some very unethical and relatively creepy things going on there. I’m very interested in urban exploration, and […]

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  • Good Evening, Edgewater

    7:17, Location not specified – Caller says someone is throwing bottles as passersby. 7:20, 6753 N. ??? – Dogfighting, 2 males are fighting dogs. 7:31, 1307 W. Morse – Homeless lady wants to talk to the police about a hooker. 7:47, 4943 N. Kenmore – Loitering dispersal of 2 people. 7:53, Jewel store (address not […]

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  • Man Charged in Edgewater Motel Killing

    Edward Gibson, 57, of Chicago’s South Side has been arrested and charged with murder in the death of a woman whose body was found stuffed in a closet of an Edgewater motel room in May. A manager of the motel at 920 W Foster found the body of a woman, who had apparently suffered blunt […]

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  • Man Found Floating In Lake Committed Suicide

    A body of a man who committed suicide was found in Lake Michigan near Foster Beach Tuesday evening. This was first reported to us by Craig at the “Broken Heart” and the Chicago Tribune. Further coverage can be found here by NBC5: http://www.nbc5.com/news/17178383/detail.html.

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  • Mayor Daley and Alderman Smith to Dedicate the Bricolage

    Mayor Richard M. Daley and Alderman Mary Ann Smith will place the final two tiles to complete Phase II of the Bryn Mawr Bricolage on Saturday, August 16. Everyone is invited to join in this celebration of community. The event will begin with refreshments at 8:30 a.m.; the program will start at 9:00 a.m. sharp. […]

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  • Bike Skills Day August 22

    Kids 14 and under can learn new bike skills, ride an obstacle course and have a chance to win a free bike at Bike Skills Day, Friday, August 22, 10 a.m. – noon, at 1200 W. Norwood (in front of True Nature Foods). Safe Kids Chicago, Mayor Daley’s Bicycling Ambassadors, the Edgewater Chamber of Commerce […]

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  • Goudy Named Technology Magnet School

    The Chicago Public Schools has named Goudy Elementary one of 15 new “Technology Magnet Schools.” The designation gives Goudy funding to purchase professional development for teachers to help them successfully integrate technology into their classroom instruction. Goudy principal Pamela Brandt stated that becoming part of the Technology Magnet School initiative will help support Goudy’s long […]

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  • Chicago gets $2 million in federal funds to curb gangs

    The Chicago Tribune is reporting that officials today announced that at least $2 million in federal anti-gang funds has been pledged to organizations in Chicago. The money will go toward prevention, law enforcement and prisoner re-entry programs that provide job training and placement according to Deputy Atty. Gen. Mark Filip and Chicago’s U.S. Atty. Patrick […]

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  • Shots Fired, One Wounded, Police on the Scene

    Thanks to Craig for the heads up of this afternoon’s unfortunate shooting in Edgewater. Shots were fired at 5432 North Winthrop and possibly at the Catalpa and Winthrop intersection as well. One female was hit in the arm with a bullet, and is in fair condition. Witnesses say two male blacks, white tee shirts were […]

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  • Tour the Indian Delights of Devon Avenue

    August 9 10 a.m.–2 p.m. While Devon Avenue’s surrounding neighborhoods feature many cultures, this tour spotlights the area’s vibrant Indian community. It begins with a traditional welcome at the Indo-AmericanCenter. On a guided walking tour, you can shop international grocery stores, delis, jewelers and saristores. Revisit the Indo-American Center for a discussion of Indian culture […]

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  • 10,000+ HIT MILESTONE REACHED!!!!!!!!!!

    The Edgewater Crime Blotter has received over 10,000 hits since its inception. We thank everyone who visits this site frequently, and those who just somehow stumbled upon us. Again, we look to your feedback. What more can we do to assist & inform our Edgewater neighbors? Do you prefer the area updates and events? Do […]

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