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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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  • Remarkable Woman: Patti Vasquez

    Remarkable Woman: Patti Vasquez
    Getting paid to be funny is great work if you can get it. And comedian Patti Vasquez knows she's fortunate to be busy. "I'm in Iowa next week and then South Carolina after that," Vasquez said recently. "I mean, it took us two weeks just to coordinate...
  • A play about porn poses some challenges

    A play about porn poses some challenges
    Plays about pornography have much the same problem as plays about professional sports. You can stage plenty of scenes of pregame conversation, locker-room tactics, front-office deal-making and postgame post-mortems, but you're stymied when it comes to...
  • Chase after stolen car ends in crash in Niles

    Chase after stolen car ends in crash in Niles
    A car stolen in Burbank and spotted in downtown Chicago twice fled police before crashing into a tree in Niles, according to authorities. The owner of the car contacted OnStar Thursday night and a representative told her the car was in downtown Chicago,...
  • Local barbecue 101

    Local barbecue 101
    Those attempting to define Chicago barbecue as one specific style will have no such luck — at the least, there are three distinct approaches found within city limits. The interesting thing is if you plot out these restaurants on a map, the...
  • State senator in O'Hare gun case freed on bond

    State senator in O'Hare gun case freed on bond
    A weary state Sen. Donne Trotter was released on $25,000 bond Thursday after spending the night in a Chicago police lockup on a felony charge that he tried to bring a handgun aboard an aircraft at O'Hare International Airport. Dressed in a tan suede...
  • 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...
  • Ongoing Chicago teachers strike frustrates parents

     Ongoing Chicago teachers strike frustrates parents
    With their patience growing increasingly thin, Chicago parents continue to grapple with child care issues and ways to keep their kids busy as the teachers strike enters its second week. The work stoppage, which took place one week after most students...
  • Former Dominick's CEO opening more grocery stores here

    Former Dominick's CEO opening more grocery stores here
    Stop in to one of the eight Mariano's Fresh Markets in the Chicago area and you could spot founder Bob Mariano pushing carts, rewrapping meat or helping clean up spills. The eponymous, upmarket grocery stores, tended with his exacting sense of detail,...
  • Possible murder suspect arrested after seven-hour standoff

     
    A possible murder suspect was arrested early Wednesday morning after a seven-hour rooftop standoff, police said....
  • Crime alerts for Fairfax, Valley Glen, 9 other L.A. neighborhoods

     
    Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in 11 L.A. neighborhoods, according to an analysis of LAPD data by the Los Angeles Times’ Crime L.A. database. Seven neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Fairfax (A)...
  • Crime alerts for Fairfax and 10 other L.A. neighborhoods

     
    Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in 11 L.A. neighborhoods, according to an analysis of LAPD data by the Los Angeles Times’ Crime L.A. database. Three neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Fairfax (A)...
  • Police fatally shoot man, 66, in South Los Angeles

     
    66-year-old man fatally shot by LAPD in South Los Angeles...