As of January 1, 2016, Gapers Block has ceased publication. The site will remain up in archive form. Please visit Third Coast Review, a new site by several GB alumni.
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Thursday, March 23
A group of witnesses to an armed robbery on the near South Side captured and detained the suspect until the police arrived. The suspect apparently sustained some injuries in the process.