| Jan 7, 2013
| 3:27 PM
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...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 3:35 PM
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...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 6:06 AM
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...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 7:53 PM
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...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 8:00 AM
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....
| Jan 2, 2013
| 1:01 PM
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...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 8:52 PM
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...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 11:49 AM
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...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 7:55 AM
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...
| Dec 23, 2012
| 4:52 PM
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...
| Dec 25, 2012
| 1:03 PM
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...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 6:38 PM
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...