Category Archives: Crime

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

Suspected gang member arrested for graffiti, gun at Jefferson Park CTA Terminal

A suspected gang member who allegedly had a gun in his backpack was arrested at about 2:55 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 12, after he reportedly was seen spraying graffiti at the Jefferson Park

Traffic stops lead to arrests; two recent shootings in 16th District

by BRIAN NADIG A recent traffic stop which led to the recovery of a gun and drugs is an example why the 16th (Jefferson Park) Police District has stepped up its traffic

Workers held hostage

by CYRYL JAKUBOWSKI A man was arrested after he took two people hostage at about 9:15 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, at the 7-Eleven store, 4859 N. Milwaukee Ave., according to 16th (Jefferson

Hostage situation in Jefferson Park lasts 4 hours

A man barricaded himself inside the 7-Eleven at Higgins and Milwaukee avenues Saturday night in Veterans Square for about 4 hours, according to Chicago police. The man was taken into custody and

6 new police officers assigned to 16th/Jefferson Park District

by BRIAN NADIG Six new police officers are being assigned to the 16th (Jefferson Park) Police District this month in an effort to help address the personnel shortage in the district. Earlier