Police helicopters patrol Rogers Park

Chicago Police Department photo.

Chicago Police photo.

By Loyola Student Dispatch Staff

Chicago Police have begun using helicopters to patrol parts of Rogers Park as they take a more aggressive stance against crime in the neighborhood.

Last month, police added foot patrols in Rogers Park in high-crime areas.

Here are details from Ald. Joe Moore of the 49th Ward:

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Repairs may interrupt Loyola Internet service

winsockxpfix.gifBy Loyola Student Dispatch Staff

Internet users at Loyola University Chicago may experience brief service interruptions Monday evening as the school performs maintenance on its equipment, according to the university’s IT department.

Here are the details from a university alert:

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Bicycle thieves roll through Loyola

By Loyola Student Dispatch Staff

Loyola University Chicago has been hit with a rash of bicycle thefts in the past week.

On four occasions, thieves have used tools to cut the locks off bicycle racks at the school’s Lake Shore Campus in Rogers Park

Here is a crime alert from Campus Safety:

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Alderman responds to violence in Rogers Park

By Loyola Student Dispatch Staff

In the wake of two weekend shootings in Rogers Park, leaving one man dead and three others injured, 49th Ward Ald. Joe Moore responded Monday with a letter to constituents trying to ease their concerns about violence in their neighborhood.

Here is the letter from Moore:

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Police add foot patrol near Loyola

Image courtesy Ward 49.

Image courtesy Ward 49.

By Loyola Student Dispatch Staff

Chicago police have added a patrol officer to walk the streets west of Loyola University Chicago’s Lake Shore Campus, according to a Chicago alderman.

The foot patrol extends from Sheridan Road and Devon Avenue, running west on Devon to Clark Street, according to Ald. Harry Osterman of the 48th Ward.

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Loyola to cut ribbon on new Kenmore Plaza

Kenmore Plaza rendering. Loyola University image.

Kenmore Plaza rendering.
Loyola University image.

By Loyola Student Dispatch Staff

A cookout and live bluegrass music will accompany tonight’s official unveiling of Loyola University Chicago’s Kenmore Plaza at the school’s Lake Shore Campus.

Here are the details from a university news release:

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Police crack down on crime in Rogers Park

By Loyola Student Dispatch Staff

Chicago police provided 49th Ward Ald. Joe Moore with a log of recent police activity in his ward, which includes Rogers Park.

Here is the report from Moore’s office:

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