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Rogers Park

Rogers Park
Chicago's Rogers Park neighborhood is known for its vintage apartments and Victorian houses, its proximity to Loyola University Chicago, and its independent spirit. Read about Rogers Park
Chicago's Rogers Park neighborhood is known for its vintage apartments and Victorian houses, its proximity to Loyola University Chicago, and its independent spirit. Read about Rogers Park « Show less

Top Rogers Park Articles

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  • Woman helps nab man who tried to abduct girl, 12

    Woman helps nab man who tried to abduct girl, 12
    Betty Brewer had just made a stop for cigarettes at her Rogers Park grocery when she noticed a frightened 12-year-old girl talking to the cashier. "Can I stay here for a little while?" the girl asked after buying a freeze pop Sunday afternoon,...
  • West Pullman sees double homicide

    West Pullman on Tuesday saw a double homicide, the first double homicide in Chicago since June, according to a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data. Two men, ages 35 and 38, were shot to death in the 100 block of East 120th Street, police said....
  • Cops: Would-be robbers nabbed after restaurant owner says 'come back', and they do

    Cops: Would-be robbers nabbed after restaurant owner says 'come back', and they do
    Two men made it easy for authorities to catch them after they tried to hold up a West Rogers Park restaurant using a squirt gun but were told by the owner to return in an hour, officials said. When Mario Garcia, 39, and Domingo Garcia-Hernandez, 28, went...
  • 2 dead, 8 wounded in overnight shootings

    2 dead, 8 wounded in overnight shootings
    Two men were killed and another eight people wounded in shootings all over the city Friday night and Saturday morning. One of the dead men, 21, was shot just east of the intersection of 79th Streets and Yates Boulevard in the South Chicago neighborhood....
  • Man charged with assaulting woman near Loyola, held on $500K

    Man charged with assaulting woman near Loyola, held on $500K
    A man has been ordered held in lieu of $500,000 bail after being charged with sexually assaulting a 20-year-old woman near the Loyola University campus in Rogers Park, police said. Michael L. Dixon, 37, of the 1300 block of West Estes Avenue, is charged...
  • Hit-and-run driver kills man, 83, on Northwest Side

    Hit-and-run driver kills man, 83, on Northwest Side
    Police are searching for the driver of an SUV who struck and killed an 83-year-old man as he crossed a street near his family's video store in the West Rogers Park neighborhood on the North Side. Norman Esho was hit by a red or maroon SUV around 6:20 p....
  • Fall Theater 2012: 46 more shows for the next few months

    Fall Theater 2012: 46 more shows for the next few months
    This summer might have been too darn hot, but the theater scene is about to zoom into the red zone. It's impossible to do justice to the awe-inspiring variety of work that is waiting in the wings this season at theaters large, small and in-between, but...
  • Police release photos of SUV in fatal hit-and-run

    Police release photos of SUV in fatal hit-and-run
    Police have released photos of a maroon SUV they believe struck and killed an 83-year-old man in a hit-and-run accident in West Rogers Park on the North Side this week. The photos show the SUV making a turn at an intersection apparently after hitting...
  • Local Q&A: Twin Peaks

    Local Q&A: Twin Peaks
    Considering the youngsters in Twin Peaks tend to write songs about weed, girls and hanging out at the beach, it's little surprise the band claims "Fast Times at Ridgemont High" stoner Jeff Spicoli as an idol. "We're just some rock 'n roller dudes,"...
  • Holiday violence toll includes boys, 5 and 7: 'It's just senseless'

    Holiday violence toll includes boys, 5 and 7: 'It's just senseless'
    With the long Fourth of July weekend not even half over, the toll from violence in Chicago stood at 9 dead and at least 36 wounded today, including two little boys, 5 and 7, seriously hurt while at parks with their families. The victims since Wednesday...
  • Nonprofit basks in ability to use sun to power electric vehicles

    Nonprofit basks in ability to use sun to power electric vehicles
    Dwarfed by solar panels that rise like giant wings above Uncommon Ground's parking lot in Rogers Park, Melissa Pierce unplugged the electric vehicle from its charging station Monday and prepared to take her children to swimming lessons. In that moment,...
  • Senate throws new projects into budget package

     
    TALLAHASSEE — With the Senate preparing to vote on its $74.3 billion budget tomorrow, lawmakers did some last minute shifts of dollars to fund a number of special projects. Here are a few of the new projects tucked into the budget: * $1.7 million...