| Feb 10, 2014
| 4:51 PM
Seven people were displaced by an extra-alarm fire in West Rogers Park this afternoon, authorities said.
No one was injured in the 2-11 alarm fire in the 6900 block of North Oakley Avenue that started a little after 1 p.m., fire officials on the scene...
| Feb 5, 2014
More than 200,000 low-income Illinoisans have applied for new coverage under Medicaid, the state-federal health insurance that was expanded in Illinois and several other states as part of the Affordable Care Act.
But for certain members of that group,...
| 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...
| 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 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...
| 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...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 7:39 AM
One man was killed and eight people were hurt in attacks across the city this evening, authorities said.
The man killed, age 36, was shot in the head in the 400 block of South Central Avenue in the South Austin neighborhood about 7:50 p.m., said Chicago...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 3:31 PM
A man accused of making several threatening calls about Loyola University — claiming that he was on the Rogers Park campus and had an Uzi and four sticks of dynamite — was ordered held Saturday in lieu of $300,000 bail.
Henry J. Tapia, 43,...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 6:40 AM
Metra trains were halted for about 15 minutes on the Union Pacific North near the Rogers Park station this morning while police investigated a threatening note.
The trains were halted shortly before 7 a.m., said Tom Miller, a Metra spokesman.
| Oct 11, 2013
The first time I realized just how big a piece of Chicago lore Steve Bartman was going to hold was Halloween 2003, a few weeks after Game 6. I was in Bloomington, Ind., and every fifth person was dressed as Bartman. He was--and remains--iconic.
| Oct 22, 2013
6240 N. California Ave. 773-274-6669
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I rarely watch a movie or dine at a restaurant twice. There are too many new movies to see and so many new restaurants waiting to be discovered. But there...