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16-story Jeff Park building on Lipps okayed; possible 30-unit building on Lawrence

by BRIAN NADIG A 16-story development in Jefferson Park crossed its first zoning hurdle last week, and documents show that the developer has considered building a nearby apartment structure at 5237 W.

3 shot, 1 stabbed outside 4 a.m. bar in Gladstone Park

by BRIAN NADIG Three men were shot and one was stabbed during an altercation at about 4 a.m. Sunday, May 21, outside of the Zachary’s for Cocktails tavern 5368 N. Milwaukee Ave.,

Local Crime from 17th District 5-13-17

A WOMAN reported that a man stole her vehicle at about 2:25 p.m. Thursday, May 4, in the 3900 block of West Sunnyside Avenue, according to 17th (Albany Park) District police. The

Local Crime from 16th District 5-17-17

A MAN WAS shot at about 1:45 a.m. Friday, May 12, in the 7000 block of West Belmont Avenue, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police. Officers responded to a call of

Possible roadblock in sale of UP land for Weber trail, but talks continue

by BRIAN NADIG The City of Chicago reportedly has run into a possible roadblock in acquiring land from Union Pacific Railroad for the planned Weber Spur bike and pedestrian trail on the

Update given on former Lawrel store site

by BRIAN NADIG Updates on the former Lawrel Liquors site, a possible new park and a recently formed bike trail alliance were given at the May 11 meeting of the Mayfair Civic