Jim Gardiner, the 45th Ward's new alderman. submitted

Candidate In 45th Ward Had Order Of Protection Issued Against Him Last Year By Ex-Girlfriend

James “Jim” Gardiner, a firefighter EMT currently running for 45th Ward alderman, had an emergency order of protection filed against him in 2017.

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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.