Jessie Contreras aids the man he helped off the "L" tracks.Courtesy Jessie Contreras

Man Jumps Onto Blue Line Tracks To Rescue Fallen Rider: ‘It Was A No-Brainer, Just-Do-It Situation’

Jessie Contreras, 36, said he didn't even look to see if a train was coming when he sprung into action.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale Primary category in which blog post is published
Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Man Drowns Near Pratt Pier In Rogers Park

The man was fishing off of the pier when he decided to go for a swim and never resurfaced, police said.

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Car With 4 Men Tries To Lure Over Girl, 14, In Gladstone Park

The incident happened Friday in the 5900 block of West Bryn Mawr Avenue.

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What’s Going On At Wicker Park’s Gurgoyle Fountain? A $67,000 Restoration

The 1800s-era fountain marks the “epicenter of the neighborhood," a Wicker Park neighborhood leader said.