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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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 'No Poop Fairy' Campaign Hits Upper East Side

    'No Poop Fairy' Campaign Hits Upper East Side
    Dog walkers everywhere, beware.  No one wants to see your dog’s feces laying on the sidewalk, especially in East Harlem where local politicans have decided to launch a “No Poop Fairy” campaign. The campaign, that originated in Colorado,...
  • Goodman announces $10 million in endowment funds

    At a breakfast event Thursday attended by Mayor Rahm Emanuel, the Goodman Theatre said that it had raised $10 million towards the $15-million goal of its new endowment campaign, dubbed "Endowing Excellence: The Campaign for Goodman Theatre." According to...
  • A New York break for Jonathan Berry

    Jonathan Berry, one of the Chicago theater's most promising young directors, has scored a Gotham gig. Berry, whose superb production of “Festen” finally closes this weekend at the Steep Theatre, will direct Andrew Hinderaker's “Suicide,...
  • Lots of smoke, noise — but not much action on diesel engine idling

    Lots of smoke, noise — but not much action on diesel engine idling
    As fans left Wrigley Field after a late-season Cubs loss to the St. Louis Cardinals, they were greeted by clouds of noxious diesel exhaust from charter buses idling outside the ballpark, some for nearly an hour. On another fall afternoon, three tour...