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Local Crime from 16th District 10-19-2016

A MAN WAS shot at about 11:55 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 12, in the 5400 block of West Montrose Avenue, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police. The 34-year-old man reported at Community

Local Crime from Lincolnwood 10-15

A MAN REPORTED that his car was burglarized between 5:40 p.m. and 7:40 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5, in the parking lot of the L. Woods Tap and Pine Lodge, 7110 N. Lincoln

Local Crime from 17th District 10-15-2016

A MAN WAS shot at about 5:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 10, in the 2900 block of West Montrose Avenue, according to 17th (Albany Park) District police. A woman reported that she heard

Be skeptical of pols who make ‘tough’ decisions

by RUSS STEWART Beware of the politician or office holder who plaintively moans that he or she just made an unavoidably "tough" decision, like the groaning emanating from Chicago’s mayor and aldermen.

Taft principal says dream big; could football team play in Alaska?

by BRIAN NADIG The possibility that the Taft High School football team could play next year in Alaska demonstrates the desire of students and staff to push themselves to the next level

Luring alerts issues

The Area North Bureau of Detectives has issued community alerts after two incidents in which children reported that a man attempted to lure them into a vehicle. A 10-year-old boy reported that