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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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  • Man dies after being hit by car in Jefferson Park

    Man dies after being hit by car in Jefferson Park
    A 77-year-old man died after he was hit by a car in Jefferson Park overnight, according to authorities. A 45-year-old woman driving her car hit him about 12:50 a.m. in the 5900 block of North Elston Avenue. She was cited with driving without insurance...
  • Man, 44, missing from Irving Park neighborhood

    Man, 44, missing from Irving Park neighborhood
    Authorities are asking for the public's help in locating a 44-year-old man with Autism reported missing from the Irving Park neighborhood. Mark Moritz, of the 4200 block of North Harding Avenue, is described as 5'4'', 180 lbs., with gray hair, green...
  • Man found dead on Northwest Side after disappearing at cemetery

    Man found dead on Northwest Side after disappearing at cemetery
    A man who was reported missing after being last seen in a Norridge cemetery a week ago was found dead Friday in a vehicle in the Jefferson Park neighborhood, authorities said. Donald Ritt, 63, had been last seen June 1 at Acacia Cemetery, 7800 W. Irving...
  • Bette Midler honors Ann Richards, works nonstop for NYC

    "IT'S NOT hard to understand why so many (TV) series are based in the nation's capital. Political terrain is familiar: Washington, like show business, is everybody's business ... most of all everybody hates politicians, so much so that contempt for...
  • George Clooney may marry, but won't ever settle down

    "Tidiness is learning that something is as good as it's going to get," said Anne Lamott. Well, there is no worry that tidiness is going to take over this particular office, so don't worry. We'll just keep on fooling around, writing opinions and...
  • For Beverly Hills' centennial, a 15,000-slice cake — of course

    For Beverly Hills' centennial, a 15,000-slice cake — of course
    The chocolate dome, topped with edible paper printed to look like Moorish tiles, arrived a little battered Monday night at LAX. During the flight from Washington state, the cupola fell off and some of the "tiles" were scuffed. It was but a minor setback...
  • Making potholes into art

    Making potholes into art
    It's officially spring. We're deep into pothole season, which, like other holiday seasons, seems to grow longer every year. This pothole season could be the longest yet. Potholes are out of control. The Chicago Department of Transportation said last month...
  • Anti-poverty zone leaves out L.A.'s poorest

    Anti-poverty zone leaves out L.A.'s poorest
    In January, President Obama announced a block-by-block approach to relieving poverty in Los Angeles. Federal money, he said, would pour into a newly created Promise Zone. The boundaries encompassed crowded immigrant communities around MacArthur Park and...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 11 digital billboards going up along expressways

    11 digital billboards going up along expressways
    Chicago motorists and some residents looking out their front windows soon can expect to see the towering digital billboards favored by Mayor Rahm Emanuel going up on city-owned property near area expressways. The Illinois Department of Transportation...