Jefferson Park

In each case, three to six gunmen would get out of a car, approach the victims, steal their property then flee.
The festivities and buffet were organized by the Ojala Foundation, which aims to allow Muslims from many backgrounds to “hang on to the culture they came in with.”
James Gardiner faced several scandals in his first term on the City Council; Jessica Gutierrez is poised for a runoff to replace Ariel Reboyras after falling 300 votes short in 2019.
Ald. Jim Gardiner faces five contenders in the Northwest Side ward — and a string of scandals. While the first term incumbent has name recognition, it’s not necessarily the kind of recognition a candidate wants among potential voters.
Many factors are driving the 122 candidates’ desire to become part of the grand experiment of civilian oversight at the grassroots level.
The driver of a Lincoln SUV was going south about 4:45 a.m. in the 5000 block of North Cicero Avenue when he struck another SUV before colliding with a house, police said.
The incident occurred in the 4900 block of North Milwaukee Avenue.
Barbara Bezold was last seen leaving her home in the 5500 block of North Mango Street, according to Chicago police.
Alexandru Madac was last seen Monday at his home in the 5500 block of North Mulligan Avenue.
A white pickup truck was traveling north Saturday in the 4600 block of North Milwaukee Avenue when it struck two parked Toyota vehicles.
Ald. Jason Ervin argued the unwritten rule allowing aldermen to call the shots on zoning in their wards is a one-way street: “It seems like … when it come down to Black folks, aldermanic prerogative gets tossed out the window.”
Jadwiga Krol, 35, was strangled in 1989, and her burning body was found in the unlocked trunk of her car. The police always suspected her ex-husband.
Brian Reyes, 37, was found lying on the ground with a gunshot wound to the head about 4:15 a.m. March 21 in the 5100 block of West Sunnyside Avenue, Chicago police said.
The Copernicus Foundation said officials unfairly spurned its $300,000 offer for the Jefferson Park property.
Police said he was biking in circles before riding head on into a vehicle in the oncoming lane.
Fraternal Order of Police President John Catanzara accused Mayor Lori Lightfoot of being the heavy hand behind the cancellations. Two of the three aldermen denied mayoral pressure was the reason they won’t appear.
Copernicus Foundation said it offered $300,000 for the Jefferson Park building, but city insists the group’s plan lacked financing and details.
The group began fighting with each other about 1:50 a.m., damaging a pool cue, pool table and a making hole in the wall, police said.
William Jeffries was last seen Sunday in the 5000 block of North Mango Avenue, police say.