| Feb 1, 2012
| 11:40 AM
At least six daytime burglaries in the Jefferson Park area since Dec. 1 have been tied to the same suspect, police said today in a community alert.
The suspect usually enters a large condominium complex and once inside breaks into individual units with a...
| Sep 16, 2012
| 8:50 PM
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...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 2:38 PM
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...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 11:56 AM
Train riders are supposed to benefit from the CTA service changes that start Sunday. Six of the eight train routes are supposed to see more trains during rush hour. Going Public compares the new train schedules to the current train schedules and finds...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 8:17 PM
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...
| Dec 7, 2012
What's worse for a distinguished, pro-gun-control Chicago politician who sports a cool goatee and an always-natty wardrobe:
Being charged with a felony after allegedly trying to carry a .25-caliber Beretta handgun onto a Chicago plane bound for...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 4:43 AM
A Portage Park woman who celebrated her 67th birthday on Sunday was killed when she was struck by an SUV while crossing a Jefferson Park neighborhood street.
Killed was Emma Lovett, of the 4800 block of West Belle Plaine Avenue, according to the Cook...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 7:37 PM
A homeowner suffered serious burns in a fire at a Jefferson Park home this afternoon that also left at least one dog dead and nine dogs injured, according to the Chicago Fire Department.
The victim, a man believed to be in his 50s, had much of his...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 9:50 AM
With its debut Monday of the "Jeffery Jump" route between downtown and the South Side, the CTA has taken a hop—but not a leap—toward rapid bus service.
The new J14 route along Jeffery Boulevard, which replaces the No. 14 Jeffery Express,...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 6:12 AM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA/CNN) -- Community activists and entertainment industry icons gathered at a Jefferson Park church on Thursday to rally against racial profiling.
The rally, which took place at the West Los Angeles Church of God, was primarily in...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 11:47 AM
Beginning as early as May 5, farmers markets will open across the city selling produce, flowers, meats and artisan goods seven days a week. Here is a comprehensive list of farmers markets across the city.
Chicago's Downtown Farmstand
| Apr 28, 2012
| 1:31 AM
Two people were injured, one critically, when the vehicle they were in struck a tree this morning in the Jefferson Park nighborhood on the Northwest Side, police said.
The crash happened at 1:20 a.m. when the car struck a tree at the intersection of...