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Local Crime from 17th District 6-18-2016

TWO MEN reported that a man threatened them with a gun in an apparent gang-related incident at about 9:55 p.m. Wednesday, June 8, in the 4600 block of North Drake Avenue, according

Police superintendent promises more officers for 16th District

by BRIAN NADIG Chicago police superintendent Eddie Johnson at a June 23 community meeting promised to assign more officers to the 16th (Jefferson Park) Police District and to give district commanders more

Local Crime from 16th District 6-22-2016

TWO MEN were shot at about 1 a.m. Sunday, June 19, in the 6000 block of West Addison Street, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police. The two men, age 24 and

‘Freedom of choice’ now means restroom choice

by RUSS STEWART How does one tell the difference between gravity and frivolity? The Chicago City Council is a superb yardstick. The agenda of the council’s June 22 meeting will ensure a

Group holds workshop on long-range planning

by BRIAN NADIG Better incentives for young entrepreneurs and the elimination of tax breaks for vacant properties were among the issues that residents discussed at a June 16 workshop on the creation

Residents discuss plan for coffee shop

by BRIAN NADIG A report that a Starbucks coffee shop with a drive-through facility could open at the southeast corner of Irving Park Road and Central Avenue has caused concern that the