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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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  • Murder can happen anytime, anywhere

    I attended high school in Chicago's upper-class Lincoln Park neighborhood, surrounded by brownstone mansions and designer boutiques. Though I was no stranger to the concept of violence-- we went through metal detectors and had police officers on staff at...
  • 'Happy Endings': A good word for a dying TV show

    'Happy Endings': A good word for a dying TV show
    Consider this TV hospice. Or perhaps a premature eulogy. Whatever it is, until the other day I worried: Could I find the words to honor “Happy Endings”? Do I call it a “good show”? A “kind show”? Do I write a...
  • Man seriously injured, dog dead in Northwest Side fire

    Man seriously injured, dog dead in Northwest Side fire
    A homeowner suffered serious burns in a fire at a Jefferson Park home this afternoon that also left at least one dog dead and nine dogs injured, according to the Chicago Fire Department. The victim, a man believed to be in his 50s, had much of his...
  • CTA takes hop toward rapid bus service

    CTA takes hop toward rapid bus service
    With its debut Monday of the "Jeffery Jump" route between downtown and the South Side, the CTA has taken a hop—but not a leap—toward rapid bus service. The new J14 route along Jeffery Boulevard, which replaces the No. 14 Jeffery Express,...
  • Gov. Brown Makes Final Push for Prop. 30 in SoCal

    Gov. Brown Makes Final Push for Prop. 30 in SoCal
    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Governor Jerry Brown will be in Southern California on Monday making his final push to pass Proposition 30. On Sunday, Brown's Prop. 30 tour took him four churches in South L.A. -- West Angeles Church of God in Christ in Jefferson...
  • Boy, 13, among 5 shot on North, South sides

    Boy, 13, among 5 shot on North, South sides
    A 13-year-old boy and two others were wounded in shootings on the North and South sides Thursday. The teen was shot in the 8200 block of South Drexel Avenue in the East Chatham neighborhood around 8:25 p.m., police said. He was taken to Comer Children's...
  • Man shot in Jefferson Park road rage, police say

    Man shot in Jefferson Park road rage, police say
    A man was wounded when shots were fired from a black Mercedes SUV at a white Cadillac Escalade in the Jefferson Park neighborhood this morning, in what police are calling an apparent case of road rage. The Escalade had pulled up to a home in the 4400...
  • Chicago Crime Overnight Report

    Chicago Crime Overnight Report
    A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk. • A man was wounded when shots were fired from one car at another in the Jefferson Park neighborhood in what police are calling a case of road rage. The shooting occurred around 5:40 a.m....
  • Los Angeles resident with Alzheimer's missing from Northwest Side

    Los Angeles resident with Alzheimer's missing from Northwest Side
    A Los Angeles woman with Alzheimer's disease visiting a friend in the Logan Square neighborhood disappeared Saturday, police said. Carmen "Chela" Garza, 74, has been visiting and staying with a friend near Armitage Avenue and Rockwell Street and...
  • 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...
  • Polonia Bookstore

    Polonia Bookstore
    Polonia Bookstore, America's largest Polish-American bookstore, according to its website, is in Chicago's Jefferson Park neighborhood. In 1986 Polonia relocated to its 10,000-square-foot space with the intention of being a cultural touchstone for the...