Man, 50, Found Dead In Kitchen After Fire At Jefferson Park HomeEmergency crews responding to the fire found 50-year-old Rodger W. Grady just before 9 p.m. in the kitchen of a single-story bungalow in the 4500 block of North Laporte, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
2 Teens Charged With Stealing Newspaper Delivery Driver's Car With 2 Kids InsideChristopher Marquez was charged with one felony count of possession of stolen motor vehicle and two misdemeanor counts of child endangerment
Thieves Steal Newspaper Delivery Vehicle With Driver’s Kids InsideThe children, ages 1 and 4, were found unharmed in the vehicle a few blocks away, police said.
6 Home Burglaries Reported On Northwest SidePolice are warning Northwest Side residents after six home burglaries were reported in the last month in the Jefferson Park and Portage Park neighborhoods.
Heroes Who Foiled Burglary HonoredThe attempted break-in occurred at about 10:15 a.m. June 15. The three girls – 9- and 11-year-old sisters and the elder girl’s best friend -- ran to the bathroom and locked the door when they heard breaking glass.
Woman Stabbed Outside Jefferson Park Blue Line StationThe 39-year-old was stabbed in the chest by another female about 12:50 a.m. outside the Jefferson Park station.
Vandals Hit Northwest Side Church On Three Separate OccasionsIt started three weeks ago with a statue of the Virgin Mary, in an outdoor area known as the grotto.
After Heated Debate, Zoning Committee OKs Jefferson Park Housing PlanAt a sometimes raucous hearing, the Zoning Committee advanced controversial plans for a mixed-income apartment building in Jefferson Park.
3 Men Shot During Fight In Jefferson ParkThree men were shot during a fight outside a Jefferson Park neighborhood bar early Sunday on the Northwest Side.
New Apartment Complex Plans Causes Opposition, Racial Debate In Jefferson ParkNorthwest Side residents and aldermen are clashing over a planned apartment complex as issues of race and the neighborhood's future are debated.
A Mixed Income Apartment Aims To Give Vets PriorityA Jefferson Park mixed income apartment building is looking to give veterans housing priority, but is receiving some community backlash.
Man Injured In Rollover Crash In Jefferson ParkA man was injured in a single-vehicle rollover crash early Monday in the Jefferson Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side.