The Chicago Department of Transportation’s goal is to improve traffic flow and reduce accidents, a priority on a two-mile stretch that saw 910 reported vehicle crashes between 2008 and 2012, in which one person died and 129 were hurt.
The Ed Paschke Art Center opened Sunday in Jefferson Park – a tribute to the internationally acclaimed Chicago artist who died 10 years ago.
A 77-year-old man was fatally struck by a car early Saturday in the North Side Jefferson Park neighborhood.
The cameras were placed at 5471 W. Higgins Ave. last month, and have been issuing warnings since then.
About 10:30 a.m., the man entered the Walgreens in the 5200 block of North Milwaukee Avenue and announced a robbery.
Police are investigating two recent home invasions on the city’s Northwest Side.
A man was stabbed several times inside of a restaurant in the Jefferson Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side early Saturday, police said.
Aaron Federman, 29, grabbed a pack of gum and went to the register, where he allegedly struck a store clerk with the hammer.
A man is behind bars for allegedly bludgeoning a liquor store employee with a hammer to the head during a robbery early Monday in Jefferson Park
Police are looking for the driver of a vehicle who they believe intentionally struck another man, critically wounding him early Monday in the Jefferson Park neighborhood.
Police have issued a missing person alert for an elderly Jefferson Park man with Alzheimer’s Disease.
A CTA bus driver is recovering from burns after a bizarre attack by a passenger overnight.
Richard Strum went behind the wheel of his Ford Mustang while he had marijuana in his system and crashed into Claudia Delia’s Honda Civic while it was parked at Austin and Sunnyside avenues in the Jefferson Park neighborhood, Cook County prosecutors said.
Two people were hospitalized Friday morning, after a road rage shooting in the Portage Park neighborhood led to a two-vehicle crash a couple miles away in the Jefferson Park neighborhood.
A person was found dead when a fire broke out at a home on the far Northwest Side, fire officials said.
About 70 Girl Scouts from the Portage Park and Jefferson Park neighborhoods turned a photo session with Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Thursday into an opportunity to make their case for more neighborhood recycling.
“They seem pretty happy right now,” said veterinarian Dr. Andy Orals. “We’re all getting kind of attached to them.”
A man in a straw cowboy hat robbed a Jefferson Park neighborhood bank Tuesday on the Northwest Side.
Late night Red and Blue Line riders should allow extra travel time this week as construction is expected to cause minor delays.
A man was beaten and suffocated after two men bound him and two women in his Northwest Side apartment, then ransacked the home early Sunday.