Residents across West Town claim that United States Postal Workers routinely tamper with their mail by opening envelopes and sometimes taping them shut. Residents have lost thousands in cash, gift cards and fraudulent credit card charges.Flickr / Kim Scarborough / Provided

Mail Thieves Stealing Credit Cards, Gift Cards, Cash — And Even Identities, West Town Residents Say

The residents blame the U.S. Postal Service for the thefts and urge others to report missing or stolen goods. A USPS spokesman says they're investigating.

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‘He Has 8 Holes In Him’: Manhunt Ends As Police Arrest Man They Say Shot A Cop In Englewood And A Woman Near The Loop

Michael Blackman, found hiding in weeds after police found a video of him running into a vacant lot, fired on officers and was shot multiple times, investigators said.

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Search Is On For Man Who Shot Cop In Englewood, Also Wanted In Midday Downtown Shooting This Week, Police Say

Police went out Saturday morning to arrest Michael Blackman, 45, but he shot a cop twice in the leg and fled, Supt. Eddie Johnson said.

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Logan Square Parking Spots Get A Green Makeover For A Day — And Firm Hopes To Make It Permanent

"You get the great benefit of having trees and shrubs as opposed to concrete and flood water," the owner of the design firm said. "It would go a long way in making Logan Square a greener place."