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Extra Extra: What Are The Safest Neighborhoods In Chicago?

By Chuck Sudo in News on Aug 27, 2013 11:00PM

The Red Divvy bike exists. (Photo credit: adrienne c)

  • Whet Moser analyzed crime data and found the safest neighborhoods in Chicago are on the Northwest and Southwest sides where cops and other civil servants live. [Chicago magazine]
  • The Sun-Times looked at "Safe Passage" routes and found the areas in which they're located are rife with crime. Great: we have a new metric to measure crime. [Sun-Times]
  • An autopsy found the man found in an Englewood trash can near a "Safe Passage" route was beaten to death. [NBC Chicago]
  • Bear wide receiver Brandon Marshall complained about his conditioning and his role in the offense. [Tribune]
  • The MacArthur Foundation increased the amount of its "genius" grant stipend to $625,000. [Crain's]

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