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Rash of Wheel, Tire and Catalytic Converter Thefts on North Side Prompts Police Alert

Police recommend parking in well-lit areas and installing a car alarm set to go off at the slightest amount of motion.

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Vic Mensa’s ‘Anti-Bait Truck’ Will Hand Out Thousands Of Gym Shoes To Kids At Site Of Controversial Police Sting

The project comes after police used a "bait truck" full of shoes to arrest people in Englewood.