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Bridgeport (Chicago, Illinois)

A Bridgeport address has become one of the most coveted on the South Side. The sound of condo and townhouse construction competes with the serenity of its tree-lined streets. Read more about Bridgeport, Chicago
A Bridgeport address has become one of the most coveted on the South Side. The sound of condo and townhouse construction competes with the serenity of its tree-lined streets. Read more about Bridgeport, Chicago « Show less

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  • Cops issue vehicle description in fatal Bridgeport hit-and-run

    Cops issue vehicle description in fatal Bridgeport hit-and-run
    Chicago police today issued a community alert today seeking the public's help to locate the driver of a car that fatally struck a 21-year-old woman in the Bridgeport neighborhood on Friday. Carissa Hinz was killed at about 11:03 p.m. on the 3200 block of...
  • Would-be bank robber flees after trying to get $20K

    Would-be bank robber flees after trying to get $20K
    A man handed a note to a bank teller today demanding $20,000 but he fled after the teller declined to give him any money. The unsuccessful bank robbery occurred about 1:45 p.m. at the Chicago Community Bank at 1110 W. 35th St., in the Bridgeport...
  • Parking meter contract left no clever ways out

    Parking meter contract left no clever ways out
    What if, to turn the screws on the private parking meter company that has Chicago in a vise of its own, the city imposed an exorbitant, crippling tax on parking meter revenues? It was an idea submitted by one of my readers, and I put it to the city's...
  • IRS scandal a reminder of how I learned about The Chicago Way

    The Internal Revenue Service scandal now devouring the Obama administration — the outrageous use of the federal taxing authority to target tea party and other conservatives — certainly makes for meaty partisan politics. But this scandal is...
  • 'Mommy No. 2' strives to graduate from high school

    'Mommy No. 2' strives to graduate from high school
    As Nicole "Nickii" Ledcke puts it, she had "legit reasons" to drop out in the elementary grades. Her gangbanger father had been murdered when Ledcke was a toddler, and her unemployed mother was perpetually moving the family of seven children one step...
  • Attorneys: Solitary confinement for 3 charged in firebomb plot is 'cruel and unusual'

    Attorneys: Solitary confinement for 3 charged in firebomb plot is 'cruel and unusual'
    Lawyers for three out-of-state men accused of plotting to firebomb police stations and other political targets during the NATO summit in Chicago complained Tuesday that their clients have been held in solitary confinement in Cook County Jail, calling...
  • Fallout of fear

    Fallout of fear
    Half a century ago, the unthinkable became all too thinkable as the Soviet Union and the United States engaged in a game of chicken, played with nuclear bombs. On Oct. 22, 1962, President John F. Kennedy went on television to announce that the Soviet...
  • Thoughts on the 'NATO 3' case

     
    They've not shared a bit of information with us....Thomas Anthony Durkin, attorney for Jared Chase, one of the "NATO 3," referring to the dearth of information from the Cook County State's Attorney's Office about the charges against the men. It......
  • Joy of dining helps make and keep friends

    Joy of dining helps make and keep friends
    Preston Morefield was about 26 years old and a new lineman for ComEd when his supervisor suggested he climb a 65-foot high telephone pole covered with ice. Morefield wore spikes on his shoes and a body harness with straps for lifting himself, but there...
  • 1 killed, 6 wounded in overnight shootings across Chicago

    1 killed, 6 wounded in overnight shootings across Chicago
    A man was fatally shot as he parked his car in his garage in the Bridgeport neighborhood this morning and at least six people were wounded in overnight shootings across Chicago, police said. Bai Wei Wang, 55, of the 3000 block of South Haynes Court,...
  • New on the scene: Bridgeport

    New on the scene: Bridgeport
    If you only find yourself in Bridgeport for a Sox game, beers at Maria's Community Bar or the occasional meatball sub at Ricobene's, it's time to return. Three new restaurants have opened in the past month alone, which boosts dining options in this mostly...