| Dec 12, 2013
| 6:07 AM
The estate of a North Side businessman who died of cyanide poisoning after winning a $1 million lottery jackpot was divided among his two surviving heirs Wednesday in a deal that bars both sides from pursuing a wrongful-death lawsuit unless a criminal...
| Dec 11, 2013
The school day had ended more than an hour earlier, but about 200 students remained inside Parker Community Academy one recent afternoon.
Tutors helped them practice reading and finish homework assignments. Some students rehearsed songs they had learned...
| Dec 2, 2013
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Rejuvenate your Monday with a lounge-only special featuring a bowl of soup—choices include minestrone, sweet pea, mussels or pumpkin—plus focaccia bread for dipping and a...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 2:44 PM
East Garfield Park and Roseland each have recorded two homicides in the last two weeks, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
In Roseland, a 19-year-old man was shot to death Monday in the 11300 block of South Edbrooke Avenue, police said....
| Dec 2, 2013
Twins Lina and Danya Jeroudi excitedly put on their pink leotards, flowing tutus and patterned leg warmers Sunday morning after learning they'd be getting the chance to dance with real ballerinas.
A few hours later, the 3-year-old girls anxiously waited...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 12:44 PM
Betty Brewer is a petite woman with a warm smile, but last summer the grandmother stood tall against a man who allegedly tried to abduct a 12-year-old girl from a grocery in Rogers Park.
“Oh, you’re trying to take the little girl home are...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 6:36 AM
Four people were stabbed during two attacks in the Austin and Rogers Park neighborhoods this morning.
Paramedics were called to the 7400 block of North Ridge Avenue in Rogers Park about 7:30 a.m. for three men who were stabbed, Chicago Fire Department...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 7:13 PM
A man was found dead with gunshot wounds to his face and chest in the Rogers Park neighborhood overnight Wednesday.
The man was found near an alley in the 7500 block of North Greenview Avenue about 2:50 a.m., according to authorities.
| Nov 7, 2013
Illinois' gay marriage bill that awaits the governor's signature doesn't force religious clergy to officiate at same-sex weddings or compel churches to open their doors for ceremonies. But similar safeguards aren't spelled out for pastry chefs, florists,...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 12:13 PM
Police say a robber tried to hold up an electronics store in West Rogers Park with a fake gun but was foiled when the clerk pulled a real gun from a safe and opened fire.
Lawrence Bradley, 25, and of the 15200 block of Evers Street in Dolton, was...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 2:22 PM
Long after classes had ended at Gale Math and Science Academy in Rogers Park, Kathy Barnett leaned in over a book in the school cafeteria with a rambunctious, second-grader by her side.
On the surface, the pair couldn't be any more different. But each...