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Local Crime from 16th District 5-20-15

A man was stabbed at about 11 p.m. Friday, May 15, in the 3400 block of North Cicero Avenue, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police. The 34-year-old man reported that after

Meeting held on proposed special service area

by BRIAN NADIG While residents at a May 14 community meeting did not dispute the merits of a proposed taxing body to help revitalize the Jefferson Park commercial district, several questioned why

$700,000 of support in solid victory by Arena

by RUSS STEWART For shrewd entrepreneurs, venture capital is always OPM, or other people’s money. Never risk your own money. Ditto in politics. Why self-fund if there’s plenty of OPM? On April

Taft students improve scores on ACT college entrance test

by BRIAN NADIG The percentage of Taft High School juniors scoring at least 20 on the ACT college entrance exam has increased from about 30 percent in 2011 to 50 percent in

Chambers restaurant to close May 28

by CYRYL JAKUBOWSKI The Chambers Seafood Grille and Chop House, 6881 N. Milwaukee Ave., Niles, will close on May 28 after nearly 50 years in operation. Chambers restaurant co-owner Tony Maranto said

North Side Real Estate Sales 5-20-15

Following is a list of recent property sales on the North Side of Chicago and in surrounding suburbs. All information here is public information provided by the Cook County Recorder of Deeds