Category Archives: Crime

Shooting reported near Higgins & Linder in Jefferson Park

A male teenager was shot in the neck during an incident at about 5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21, near Higgins and Linder avenues, according to Chicago police. He was transported to Lutheran

Police ask residents not to leave vehicles unattended while they let their cars warm up

by BRIAN NADIG Police are asking residents not to leave vehicles unattended while they let their cars warm up due to a recent increase in auto thefts. Police suspect that many of

Arrest in thefts of cars

A teenager was arrested after he allegedly stole a woman’s car at gunpoint at about 11:20 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 7, in the 4300 block of North Albany Avenue, according to 17th (Albany

Charges in shooting

by CYRYL JAKUBOWSKI Two men were charged after gunshots were exchanged with an off-duty police officer at about 7:20 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 15, in the 4500 block of North Kedzie Avenue, according

Armed men confront residents at two Jefferson Park homes

Residents in the 5400 block of West Giddings Street and 5500 block of West Leland Avenue reported that armed men came to the back door of their home at about 9 p.m.

Luring alerts issues

The Area North Bureau of Detectives has issued community alerts after two incidents in which children reported that a man attempted to lure them into a vehicle. A 10-year-old boy reported that