A Loyola student was robbed at gunpoint in the middle of the afternoon on Saturday, according to Loyola Campus Safety. The 21-year-old student was approached from behind on the 6300 block of North Lakewood Avenue …
Loyola Campus Safety reported 16 violent crimes, as defined by the FBI, on or near Loyola’s Lake Shore campus between Aug. 20 and Oct. 16. The Chicago Police Department, however, reported over three dozen more violent crimes in the same geographic area over the same time frame.
Students received their first Campus Safety crime alert of the semester on Oct. 20, notifying them of an aggravated assault near the intersection of Lakewood and Devon avenues. The first alert failed to mention that the incident included sexual harassment, though.
CPD responded to calls of shots fired and criminal defacement of property at the station on West Thorndale Avenue around 9:23 p.m. Oct. 22, according to CPD News Affairs Officer Nicole Trainor.
The evening after the fatal Oct. 13 shooting of a Rogers Park resident and teacher near the Morse Red Line stop, a vigil was held to mourn the loss of 64-year-old Cynthia Trevillion.
Under Federal Law, the public log of criminal reports should have been updated within two days of the incident. It was not updated until about a month later.
Two separate shooting incidents in Rogers Park, one just a Red Line stop away from Loyola’s Lake Shore Campus, left a woman dead and a young boy in critical condition Friday evening, according to the Chicago Police Department (CPD).
While some crime decreased on Loyola’s campuses, there was an increase in reported rapes, stalking incidents and burglaries last year, according to Campus Safety’s 2017 Clery Act Annual Security Report.