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Jefferson Park

Jefferson Park
Transportation. Affordability. Safety. These key words are the primary factors that lure people to Jefferson Park, a cozy nook on the city's Northwest Side. Read more about Jefferson Park, Chicago.
Transportation. Affordability. Safety. These key words are the primary factors that lure people to Jefferson Park, a cozy nook on the city's Northwest Side. Read more about Jefferson Park, Chicago. « Show less

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  • Aunt: Gresham slaying victim struggled with addiction, depression

    Aunt: Gresham slaying victim struggled with addiction, depression
    There were times when Robert Udrow appeared to be in control of the addictions and mental health issues that plagued his family. But after each sign of progress – a job or a completed college class – those old demons would return. "He...
  • Oldest CTA rail cars ride into retirement Thursday

    Oldest CTA rail cars ride into retirement Thursday
    The perplexing folding doors that many CTA passengers hate are closing for the last time on the transit agency's oldest rail cars Thursday, and the public is invited aboard (for the normal fare) to take a ceremonial, end-of-an-era ride. An eight-car...
  • Martha Grieashamer, Chicago

    Martha Grieashamer, Chicago
    Age: 58 Writing letters since: The great Chicago blizzard of 1967 and the race riots of 1968 (more than 15 published pieces in the Tribune). Life Story in 50 words or less: Born and raised in Chicago's Jefferson Park; graduated from Steinmetz High...
  • O'Hare Blue Line to stay open during 4-year renovation

    O'Hare Blue Line to stay open during 4-year renovation
    The city unveiled plans Thursday for the largest modernization of the CTA Blue Line since the O’Hare branch was built 30 years ago, a four-year overhaul that officials say will shave 10 minutes off travel between downtown and the nation’s...
  • Man killed at park in Riverside officer-involved shooting

    Man killed at park in Riverside officer-involved shooting
    A man who authorities say pulled a handgun on police has died at a park in Riverside after an officer-involved shooting. About 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, two Riverside police officers “contacted” the man at Arlington Park near the 3800 block of Van...
  • Man charged in Jefferson Park stabbing death

     
    A man suspected of fatally stabbing a 35-year-old man turned himself in for the Dec. 20 killing late last week, police said.Michael Allen McGilvery, 44, was arrested Friday after he walked into the Los Angeles Police Department’s 77th Street...
  • Ridley-Thomas wins special election for Assembly seat

    Ridley-Thomas wins special election for Assembly seat
    SACRAMENTO – Bolstered by help from his powerful father, City Council aide Sebastian Ridley-Thomas beat two fellow Democratic candidates in a special primary election Tuesday for a Los Angeles-area seat in the state Assembly. The vote tally on...
  • It takes all kinds: Fringe Fest is 50 shows in Jefferson Park

    It takes all kinds: Fringe Fest is 50 shows in Jefferson Park
    Now in its fourth year, the Chicago Fringe Festival moves from Pilsen to Jefferson Park, offering 50 shows at five venues through Sept. 8, along with ancillary shenanigans (lady arm wrestlers and an "air sex competition") at Fringe Central, aka Fischman...
  • Hidden GPS leads police to fleeing bank robber

    Hidden GPS leads police to fleeing bank robber
    A man who held up a bank Sunday morning in the Jefferson Park neighborhood was nabbed shortly afterward with the help of a GPS chip placed in the bundles of cash, police said. The FBI had no information about charges this morning but said the man...
  • Literary Saloon: A late-blooming career unfolds

    Literary Saloon: A late-blooming career unfolds
    “I like to think I have been a writer my whole life,” says Samantha Hoffman. She had written through childhood in Toledo, while working in the sales business and as a personal assistant for the last five years (one of her clients was the...
  • 14-year-old shot to death on South Side

    14-year-old shot to death on South Side
    A 14-year-old boy was shot in the Park Manor neighborhood, one of at least two people shot in the city Friday afternoon, police said. The slain boy was identified as Tommy McNeal, 14, of the 7200 block of South Rhodes Avenue, according to the Cook...
  • Crime alerts for Vermont Vista, Porter Ranch and 9 other L.A. neighborhoods

    Crime alerts for Vermont Vista, Porter Ranch and 9 other L.A. neighborhoods
    Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in 11 L.A. neighborhoods, according to an analysis of Los Angeles Police Department data by the Los Angeles Times’ Crime L.A. database. Two neighborhoods reported a significant increase in...