Local Crime from 16th District 1-3-18

A MAN WAS arrested on drug and weapons charges in a raid at about 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 28, at his home in the 4400 block of North Menard Avenue, according to

Almost 200 state laws went into effect with start of new year

by KEVIN GROSS Almost 200 new state laws took effect on Jan. 1, and Illinois Senate Democrats have released a compilation of bills that were passed by the Illinois General last year.

Candidates clog races to get lucrative judgeships

by RUSS STEWART A slew of Cook County "Honorables" are seeking the 39 judgeships on the 2018 Democratic primary ballot, ten of which will be chosen countywide, and 29 in the 15

Six Corners Association offers rebates on facade improvements

by BRIAN NADIG The Six Corners Association is launching three rebate programs aimed at giving incentives to business owners to make facade improvements, establish outdoor dining patios and install security cameras on

Photos show reshaping of Higgins, Milwaukee

by BRIAN NADIG A series of photographs from the Northwest Chicago Historical Society shows the transformation that the intersection of Higgins and Milwaukee avenues has gone through since the 1930s, including the

Six Corners to host County Fair with urban twist in September

by BRIAN NADIG The inaugural “County Fair Chicago” will be coming to the Six Corners shopping district at Milwaukee Avenue, Cicero Avenue and Irving Park Road on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 8-9.