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Local Crime from 17th District 5-20-17

A MAN REPORTED that he was robbed at about 1 a.m. Saturday, May 13, in the 4900 block of North Elston Avenue, according to 17th (Albany Park) District police. The 53-year-old man

Area teenager leads effort to build park

by BRIAN NADIG A local teenager recently spearheaded an effort to build a small park in the 4300 block of West Peterson Avenue between the Sauganash mural site and the new Sauganash

J.B. Pritzker’s campaign on verge of implosion

ANALYSIS & OPINION BY RUSS STEWART Rich guys make poor politicians. That is because the methodology by which they acquire, grow and perpetuate their wealth – the when, why and how –

Three men shot during altercation

by BRIAN NADIG Three men were shot and one was stabbed during a fight at about 4 a.m. Sunday, May 21, outside of the Zachary’s for Cocktails tavern 5368 N. Milwaukee Ave.,

New owner for Central-Waveland lot, but no immediate redevelopment plans

by BRIAN NADIG A vacant parcel at the southeast corner of Central and Waveland avenues was recently sold, but redevelopment plans are not known at this time, according to Alderman Gilbert Villegas

Committee approves Northwest Hwy proposal; one member rips project opponents for “racist tendencies”

by BRIAN NADIG The City Council Zoning Committee at its May 22 meeting approved a controversial plan to build a five-story storage warehouse and a housing development at 5150 N. Northwest Highway.