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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

Top Jefferson Park Articles

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  • 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...
  • Woman killed in Jefferson Park: 'I saw her throat was slashed'

    Woman killed in Jefferson Park: 'I saw her throat was slashed'
    Fred Jakubowski was at his computer when he heard a woman screaming outside his Jefferson Park home about 5 a.m. Thursday and opened his door to see a man holding a woman down and slashing her. "He's got something in his hand and he's going back and...
  • Tow truck driver allegedly threatened fireman

    Tow truck driver allegedly threatened fireman
    A Jefferson Park tow truck driver was arrested Wednesday for an Oct. 29 altercation in which he allegedly threatened to assault a firefighter at the scene of an accident before driving off in his truck at nearly 90 miles per hour. Dimetris Frayzier, 27,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Emanuel announces 50 speed camera locations

    Emanuel announces 50 speed camera locations
    Just as most Chicagoans were heading into the holiday weekend and tuning out the news, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced the full list of 50 locations where the city will put up ticket-issuing speed cameras near parks and schools by the end of the year....
  • 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...
  • 3 shot, 1 stabbed on West, Northwest, South Sides

    3 shot, 1 stabbed on West, Northwest, South Sides
    Three men were shot and a fourth stabbed in four attacks early this morning and late last night on the West, Northwest, and South Sides. About 2 a.m. in the 300 block of North Central Avenue in the city’s Austin neighborhood, a 21-year-old man who...
  • Digital billboards will be an aesthetic blight

     Digital billboards will be an aesthetic blight
    The digital age has given us bite-size beauty like the iPhone. Now, thanks to Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Gov. Pat Quinn, it's about to stick us with a supersize swatch of ugliness. The news that Quinn's Transportation Department has approved 11 city-owned...
  • 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...
  • 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...