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Woman Accused Of Destroying Jefferson Park Family’s Garden Because They Criticized Ald. Jim Gardiner Arrested

Five days after she allegedly mowed down a family's garden and crashed into a parked car before fleeing, police arrested a woman Thursday.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

After Another Crash Leaves Man Critically Injured, Jefferson Park Neighbors Plead For Safety Upgrades At Dangerous Intersection

After recent crashes at Central and Catalpa, Ald. Jim Gardiner wants the city to do a traffic study on how to slow down speeding drivers.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Jefferson Park Neighbors Urge Police To Arrest Woman Who Drove Over Family’s Lawn For Criticizing Ald. Jim Gardiner

The homeowner said he gave police the woman's name and license plate number, but no arrests have been made. This is the second time a critic of the NW Side alderman has been targeted at home.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Screaming Woman Drives Into Jefferson Park Family’s Garden — Because They Don’t Support Ald. Jim Gardiner, Couple Says

A video of the incident shows a woman driving onto the lawn of a Jefferson Park home early Saturday while screaming before hitting a parked car. Police are investigating.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Neighbors Applaud Six Corners Sears Redevelopment At 1st Public Meeting But Call For More Affordable Housing, Traffic Study

The redevelopment of the old Sears building, which has sat empty since 2018, will bring more density and business to Six Corners, Ald. Jim Gardiner said.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Virtual Public Meeting On Six Corners Sears Redevelopment Set For Thursday

The alderman previously hosted invite-only meetings with some neighborhood groups, which left some reporters and residents shut out of the process.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Jefferson Park Neighbors Hope Dispensary Expansion Gets City Council’s OK After Months Of Delays

City Council could vote Wednesday on whether to grant the final vote needed to move the zoning change forward for the dispensary expansion.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Some Six Corners Groups Get Early Look At Sears Redevelopment Plan, But Reporters And Other Residents Shut Out

"When you are already rolling things out to neighbor organizations, that means it is ready for public input," a local urban planner said. But Ald. Jim Gardiner has consistently shut the media and public out of local development meetings.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Northwestern Project At Former Sabatino’s Site Gets Ald. Jim Gardiner’s Support

But some neighbors who live near the proposal say more revisions need to be made before the city gives Northwestern the final OK to build.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Residents Near Six Corners Petition For Stop Sign, Speed Camera After Drivers Keep Jumping Curb

Despite a car crashing into a day care center and other incidents, neighbors say Ald. Jim Gardiner's office has been unresponsive to their concerns about the dangerous intersection.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Alderman Praises His ‘Gardiner’s Angels’ Volunteers For Tossing Blankets, Food Belonging To Man Who Is Homeless

Ald. Jim Gardiner (45th) said his volunteers cleared "unnecessary debris" from the Irving Park Blue Line station underpass — even though it was clearly someone's belongings.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

NW Side Alderman Had Staffer Falsely Report Cellphone Stolen — Then Had A Constituent Arrested, Lawsuit Alleges

Benjamin George says he found a phone that belonged to one of Ald. Jim Gardiner's staffers — but when he went to the police station to return it, he was arrested for theft.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Northwest Side Affordable Housing Proposal Tests Lightfoot’s Resolve On ‘Aldermanic Privilege’

Ald. Nicholas Sposato's plan to downzone a property at 6001 W. Lawrence Ave. would hobble a nonprofit's plan to build an all-affordable 48-unit housing development.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Hundreds March To Support Black Lives Matter On Northwest Side, But Ald. Gardiner Dodges Protesters: ‘He’s Been Completely Silent’

Protesters wanted to convince Ald. Jim Gardiner to support a Civilian Police Accountability Council — but he avoided protesters and dodged their questions after the march.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Protective Bike Lane Bollards Installed Where Bicyclist Was Killed Last Fall

Six months after a turning truck driver killed Carla Aiello within faded bike lanes, the city installed protective bollards to better shield bicyclists.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Live In The 45th Ward? Get Free Masks At Hoyne Bank Saturday

The first hour of the mask giveaway is reserved for seniors and other high risk groups.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Burglar Steals $6,000 In Rugs And Lamps From Store That Moved Here After Losing Everything In Hurricane

Home Line Decoration's front door was shattered in the break-in. Another local business is fixing it for free. "I’ll do whatever I can for my neighbors during all of this," the Good Samaritan said.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Northwestern Buying Entire Old Irving Park Block — Including The Former Sabatino’s Building

The shuttered Sabatino’s will be demolished along with The Fairbrother Funeral Home and two apartment buildings on Irving Park Road.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Will ‘The Hole’ At Six Corners Finally Be Filled? Alderman Says He Now Backs The Plan

After the developer tweaked plans for the vacant Six Corners site, Ald. Jim Gardiner said he's ready for the project to move forward.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park
A rendering of the proposed Point at Six Corners.

Six Corners Sears Overhaul Gets Alderman’s Approval, Though Tensions Over Corner’s Future Remain

More than 400 apartments are coming to the former Sears location at Six Corners, but just 3 percent of those units will be affordable.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park
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