Jefferson Park

Alderman John Arena  using his car to block construction at Wilson and Lamon. (Credit: Kenji Kerins.)

Alderman Upset Over “Meigs Field Of The 45th Ward” At Lamon And Wilson

A Northwest Side alderman is upset over the city’s move to dig up a popular side street and is calling it the Meigs Field of the 45th Ward, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.


A plane arrives at O'Hare International Airport. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Noise From New Flight Patterns At O’Hare Costs Family $15K Nest Egg

As they saved up $15,000 over the course of more than a decade, Colleen and Peter Mulcrone dreamed of renovating their Jefferson Park home, with a new kitchen and other upgrades, but the city’s expansion of nearby O’Hare International Airport prompted them to put those dreams on hold.


Jake Tate, Daniel Morris and Todd Cooper. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Three Charged With Murder Of Man Found In Dumpster

Three men have been charged with murder for the death of a still-unidentified man found beaten and strangled in a Dumpster on the Northwest Side on Tuesday morning.


The city has opened a new mile-long stretch of protected bike lanes on Milwaukee Avenue, one of the most heavily traveled bike corridors in Chicago. (Credit: CBS/File Photo)

Jefferson Park Residents Weigh In On Possible Changes For Milwaukee Avenue

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 has many works by the artist on display and a replica of his studio. (Credit: Steve Miller)

Center Dedicated To Chicago Artist Ed Paschke Opens In Jefferson Park

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 vehicle early Saturday in the North Side Jefferson Park neighborhood | NVP News Video

Man Fatally Struck By Car In Jefferson Park

A 77-year-old man was fatally struck by a car early Saturday in the North Side Jefferson Park neighborhood.


A speed camera system in Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

Jefferson Park Speed Cameras To Start Issuing Tickets

The cameras were placed at 5471 W. Higgins Ave. last month, and have been issuing warnings since then.


A 58-year-old man was shot by police and critically injured about 10:35 a.m. Monday in the 5200 block of North Milwaukee Avenue in the Jefferson Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side. (Credit: NVP News video)

Off-Duty Officer Shoots Would-Be Robber At Walgreens

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 home invasions on the Northwest Side. (CBS)

Police Investigate Two Home Invasions On Northwest Side

Police are investigating two recent home invasions on the city’s Northwest Side.


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Man Stabbed Several Times Inside Restaurant On NW 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, allegedly struck a liquor store clerk with a hammer. (Cook County Sheriff)

Robber Attacks Liquor Store Clerk With Claw Hammer

Aaron Federman, 29, grabbed a pack of gum and went to the register, where he allegedly struck a store clerk with the hammer.


Aaron Federman (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Man Charged With Beating Liquor Store Cashier With 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


File Photo Of Ambulance (AP Photo)

Cops: Was Man Intentionally Hit By Car?

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.


(Photo Credit: Getty Images/Simon Bruty)

Alert Issued For Missing Elderly Jefferson Park Man

Police have issued a missing person alert for an elderly Jefferson Park man with Alzheimer’s Disease.


CTA Bus (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

CTA Driver Burned In Coffee Attack

A CTA bus driver is recovering from burns after a bizarre attack by a passenger overnight.


Richard Strum has been convicted of reckless homicide in a crash that killed a mother and son in Jefferson Park in 2011. Authorities said he was driving with marijuana in his system. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Man Convicted In Jefferson Park Crash That Killed Mother, Son

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.


Police investigate a crash at Foster and Nagle avenues, after a road rage incident a few miles away on March 22, 2013. A man was shot in the back in the Mayfair neighborhood, and both the victim and the shooter crashed into each other a few miles away at Foster and Nagle. (Credit: CBS)

Road Rage Shooting Leads To Crash In Jefferson Park

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.


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One Dead In Jefferson Park Fire

A person was found dead when a fire broke out at a home on the far Northwest Side, fire officials said.



Girl Scouts Urge Mayor To Bring Blue Cart Recycling To Their Neighborhoods

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.

WBBM Newsradio–01/17/2013

Firefighters rescue several dogs from a burning building in the Jefferson Park neighborhood. (Credit: Chicago Fire Department)

Dogs Rescued From Jefferson Park Fire Doing Better

“They seem pretty happy right now,” said veterinarian Dr. Andy Orals. “We’re all getting kind of attached to them.”

CBS Chicago–11/30/2012