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Agencies work to address problems at reported ‘gang and drug house’ in Jefferson Park

by BRIAN NADIG Recent gunshots in an alley in the 4800 block of West Argyle Street have residents worried that suspected drug and other problems reportedly related to a multi-family apartment building

Ald. Laurino sets Sept. 28 meeting on Sunstar redevelopment along Foster

by BRIAN NADIG Alderman Margaret Laurino (39th) will hold a community meeting this week on a proposal to build a retail development on a 9.2-acre vacant parcel at 4635-67 W. Foster Ave.,

Local Crime from 16th District 9-20-17

A MAN WAS arrested on attempted robbery and drugs charges at about 3:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 14, in the 6200 block of North Nordica Avenue, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.

Jeff Park Forward has elections, extends boundaries, reports online voting for 45th Ward PB

by BRIAN NADIG The Jefferson Park Forward community group held its first-ever board elections at its Sept. 21 meeting and heard plans for the implementation of online voting for participatory budgeting in

Local Crime from 1th District 9-16-17

A MAN WAS shot at about 12:15 a.m. Monday, Sept. 11, in the 3100 block of West Byron Street, according to 17th (Albany Park) District police. The 24-year-old man reported that he

Boykin planning to run against Toni Preckwinkle

ANALYSIS & OPINION BY RUSS STEWART And now for something completely different: A columnar reversal. Instead of my usual predictions in the final paragraphs, this week they are in the first paragraphs.