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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

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  • Man sentenced to life for '07 maul hammer triple murder

    Man sentenced to life for '07 maul hammer triple murder
    A man who was convicted of using a maul hammer to kill his wife, sister-in-law and mother-in-law in their West Rogers Park home because he felt disrespected was sentenced to a life prison term, prosecutors said. Daryoush Ebrahimi, 61, was sentenced...
  • Ike Barinholtz finds time for laughs in 'The Mindy Project'

    Ike Barinholtz finds time for laughs in 'The Mindy Project'
    Ike Barinholtz finds no downtime working as a writer for and costar of Fox's "The Mindy Project," but the Chicago native wouldn't trade the job for anything. "It's long hours and I don't look good anymore and my blood pressure is higher and my weight...
  • Wife questioned in lottery winner death

    Wife questioned in lottery winner death
    The widow of a West Rogers Park man who died of cyanide poisoning weeks after winning a $1 million lottery jackpot was questioned extensively by Chicago police last month after the medical examiner's office reclassified the death as a homicide, her...
  • Husband Of Sandy Hook Elementary Principal Retires From His Teaching Job

    George Hochsprung, 70, the husband of the principal who was gunned down at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown Dec. 14, has retired from his job as a math teacher at Rogers Park Middle School. The Danbury Board of Education officially accepted...
  • Reawakening the ghosts of Skokie

    To me, a kid growing up in the 1960s and '70s, Skokie seemed like any other suburb, its tidy houses sitting on impeccably manicured lawns. Sure, on Friday nights and Saturday mornings you'd sometimes see Hasidic Jews strolling to and from synagogue....
  • Momence man charged with sexual assault near Rogers Park Red Line stop

    Momence man charged with sexual assault near Rogers Park Red Line stop
    An 18-year-old Kankakee County man has been charged with sexually assaulting a woman near the Morse CTA Red Line stop, according to police. James Shorty, of Momence, was charged in connection with the attack about 5:45 a.m. on Dec. 19. He was identified...
  • Man found not guilty in fatal Rogers Park blaze

    Man found not guilty in fatal Rogers Park blaze
    A Somali cabdriver accused of killing a neighbor and injuring five others by setting his building ablaze in 2010 was acquitted of murder and arson charges Thursday. Mahad Ali Hassan, 29, was found not guilty by reason of insanity Thursday and a court...
  • Buddha heads designed to get people thinking

    Buddha heads designed to get people thinking
    Half-submerged Buddha head sculptures started popping up in five Chicago neighborhoods in the fall, and in 2013, the next phrase of the public art installation is set to turn even more communities on its head. Ten Thousand Ripples—a...
  • Police release photos of man suspected in Rogers Park rape

    Police release photos of man suspected in Rogers Park rape
    Police have released photos of a man suspected of grabbing a woman off the street in the Rogers Park neighborhood and sexually assaulting her in a construction area near the CTA Morse station. The woman, 50, told police she was walking south on...
  • Woman, 72, identified after being pulled from Lake Michigan

    Woman, 72, identified after being pulled from Lake Michigan
    A 72-year-old woman who was pulled from Lake Michigan in the Rogers Park neighborhood this morning has been identified. A person who lives near the Pratt Boulevard Park called 911 about 11:20 a.m. when they saw the body. The police Marine Unit then went...
  • Cold exposure causes death of Rogers Park man

    Cold exposure causes death of Rogers Park man
    A Rogers Park man found outside in Skokie Saturday died of cold exposure, authorities said. An autopsy Monday determined Luis M. Escalante, 53, died of cold exposure and his death was ruled an accident, according to the Cook County medical examiner's...
  • Some Metra service resumes after pedestrian fatally struck in Rogers Park

    Some Metra service resumes after pedestrian fatally struck in Rogers Park
    All inbound and outbound Metra Union Pacific/North line trains were stopped for nearly two hours during the evening rush today after a train fatally struck a pedestrian near the Rogers Park station, Metra officials said. Officials warned that delays...