Neighbors in the 6800 block of South Jeffery watch firefighters.Lee Edwards/Block Club Chicago

12-Year-Old Neighbor Spots Fire In Jackson Park Highlands Vacant Home, Gets Dad To Call 911

Neighbors suspect a local fire may have been caused by a squatter trying to keep warm.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore Primary category in which blog post is published
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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.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park Primary category in which blog post is published

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.