| Feb 24, 2014
| 8:47 AM
Metra service on the Union Pacific North line was halted this morning because of a person who was standing atop an inbound train in the city's Rogers Park neighborhood.
Passengers on the Metra Union Pacific North line train heading out of the city...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 4:30 AM
A 3-year-old girl died in a Rogers Park apartment fire after the girl apparently set fire to a mattress in her family’s apartment while playing with a lighter, family members said.
LeAndrea White was found dead in the three-story apartment...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Umami Burger, the popular California-based hamburger chain, will open its first Chicago location later this year.
The restaurant will be a 90-seater at 1480 N. Milwaukee Ave., next to the now-shuttered Covo Gyro Market in Wicker Park. The chain said...
| Nov 6, 2013
Know of a trivia night in Chicago that you don't see listed here? E-mail RedEye nightlife and events reporter Kate Bernot.
The Beetle Bar & Grill
Specials: $3 pints of Point Lager and $4 Stoli vodka cocktails...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 12:49 PM
A convicted felon charged in the 1988 slaying of a woman in her Rogers Park apartment was ordered held without bail today, authorities said.
DNA evidence helped Chicago police arrest Prentice Phillips, 48, of Evanston, who was charged Thursday with...
| Sep 18, 2013
2401 W. Devon Ave. 773-274-8600
Looks like: Barbie's Dreamhouse, thanks to pink walls and a crystal chandelier
Smells like: Coriander and cumin
Sounds like: Cabbies conversing in spitfire Urdu and the tinkling of metal skewers as cooks scrape the...
| Sep 14, 2013
Samantha Irby, who may well be the most talented inappropriate woman in Chicago, sat against the window, facing the bar, an arm draped across a wooden booth, supremely confident. She delivered great line after great line, quip after quip. She referred...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 9:48 AM
Austin saw two separate homicides on Friday, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
An 8-year-old girl was strangled to death in the 5200 block of West Adams Street, police said. Meanwhile, a 24-year-old man was stabbed to death in the...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 2:37 AM
In a case of only-in-Chicago political timing, the White House announced Monday it would honor Ald. Joe Moore as a “pioneer for political reform,” the same day the veteran City Council member revealed he has spoken to FBI agents about...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 7:56 PM
A West Rogers Park man died after the motorcycle he was driving was hit by a compact SUV in the Edgebrook neighborhood this morning, authorities said.
Omar Posos, 35, was declared dead at 7:26 a.m. at Resurrection Medical Center following the accident...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 3:45 PM
A Cook County jury this afternoon found a south suburban Hazel Crest man guilty of first-degree murder in the 2011 killing of a hearing-impaired man in a robbery on the Evanston-Chicago border, officials said.
In a trial at the courthouse in Skokie, the...