| Aug 29, 2012
| 1:07 PM
A woman is in FBI custody after police used a GPS device to track her down following a Dunning neighborhood bank robbery, authorities said today.
The woman was arrested in connection with the Tuesday robbery of the Popular Community Bank, 7181 W. Irving...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 1:06 PM
Two men using a gas powered "power washer" were found unconscious in a basement and taken to a hospital after they were overcome by carbon monoxide fumes late this morning on the Northwest Side, authorities said.
The level of fumes was measured at 1,...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 10:39 AM
A handful of members from the United Taxidrivers Community Council declared victory during Monday morning's taxi strike, pointing to an empty side street near a Streeterville hotel they said would normally be packed with waiting taxis.
About 10 members...
| 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...
| 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...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 5:26 PM
Police issued a community alert today warning of a series of strong-arm robberies on the Northwest Side in the city’s Jefferson Park neighborhood.
Police said a man approaches women on the sidewalk or in the alley and robs them of their purses,...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 7:48 AM
Women who live in Chicago's Jefferson Park community are being warned to be on the lookout for an armed robber.
Police issued a community alert after a string of strong-armed robberies. The most recent of eight incidents happened on Tuesday, Feb. 28 on...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 12:36 PM
A fire roared through a basement of a Jefferson Park neighborhood building on the Northwest Side this afternoon, leaving three residents displaced.
Firefighters were called to the 2-story building in the 5200 block of West Winnemac Avenue at 12:04 p.m....
| Mar 7, 2012
| 3:03 PM
A bank in the Belmont Heights neighborhood on the Northwest Side was robbed this afternoon and police believe a dye pack was included with the proceeds.
An alarm at the First Merit Bank, 7227 W. Addison St., activated at 1:43 p.m. and automatically...
| 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...