Category Archives: Crime

Aldermen Sposato and Napolitano report 16th District to get more police officers

by BRIAN NADIG The Chicago Police Department has agreed to take measures to increase the number of police officers in the 16th (Jefferson Park) Police District from about 210 to 230, which

Teens robbed at gunpoint in Edgebrook park

Five male teenagers reported that a man and a woman attacked and robbed them at gunpoint at about 9:35 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3, at Green Park, 6500 N. Algonquin Ave., according to

Woman honored for aid in domestic incident

by BRIAN NADIG The 16th (Jefferson Park) Police District recently presented a citizen’s appreciation award to a 35-year-old woman who helped a woman who was being choked and dragged out of her

Petty retail theft added to village codes

by CYRYL JAKUBOWSKI Some suburban municipalities have changed their village codes to include petty retail theft as part of their local ordinance violations in response to the Cook County state’s attorney’s office

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

Foot patrol officer assigned to Jefferson Park business area

by BRIAN NADIG The 16th (Jefferson Park) Police District recently assigned a foot patrol officer to the Milwaukee-Lawrence commercial district. Until about 20 years ago, foot patrols could be seen on a