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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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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 14-year-old shot to death on South Side

    14-year-old shot to death on South Side
    A 14-year-old boy was shot in the Park Manor neighborhood, one of at least two people shot in the city Friday afternoon, police said. The slain boy was identified as Tommy McNeal, 14, of the 7200 block of South Rhodes Avenue, according to the Cook...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....