Category: Crime

New commander of 17th District named

by KEVIN GROSS Chicago Police Department superintendent Eddie Johnson has named Ronald Pontecore Jr. as the new commander of the 17th (Albany Park) Police District, succeeding former commander Susan Moss who was transferred to...

Murder-suicide reported in Jeff Park

by CYRYL JAKUBOWSKI A man shot and killed his ex-wife and committed suicide in a domestic related incident at about 1:10 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2, outside in the 4700 block of North Linder Avenue,...

Attempted armed carjacking at Whole Foods in Sauganash reported

Attempted armed carjacking at Whole Foods in Sauganash reported

by BRIAN NADIG An attempted armed carjacking was reported in Sauganash on Sunday, Nov. 4, while earlier in the day a man reported having his vehicle stolen at gunpoint in Jefferson Park, according to...

Patrols intensify to combat burglaries

by BRIAN NADIG The 16th (Jefferson Park) Police District has intensified alley patrols to help combat an increase in reported burglaries, while a home may be demolished following a recent shooting in front of...