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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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  • Threatening note briefly halts Metra trains

    Threatening note briefly halts Metra trains
    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. Police...
  • Chicago rapper doesn't want you to blame Bartman

    Chicago rapper doesn't want you to blame Bartman
    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. But as...
  • Mini-review: Gogi

    Mini-review: Gogi
    Mini-review: Gogi 6240 N. California Ave. 773-274-6669 Rating: 2 (out of four) Give it some time 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...
  • Setting a strong foundation in reading

    Setting a strong foundation in reading
    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...
  • Cops: Charges filed after robber with fake gun foiled by clerk with real one

    Cops: Charges filed after robber with fake gun foiled by clerk with real one
    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...
  • Woman honored for coming to aid of girl: 'You are a true hero'

    Woman honored for coming to aid of girl: 'You are a true hero'
    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...
  • 1 fatally stabbed on North Side, man dies after shooting in July

    1 fatally stabbed on North Side, man dies after shooting in July
    A Dolton man was fatally stabbed on the far North Side this morning and a man who was shot last month died from his injuries, officials said. Anthony Price, 35, of the 200 block of East 140th Street in Dolton was pronounced dead at 3:10 p.m. at St....
  • Woman held on bail in fatal Rogers Park stabbing

    Woman held on bail in fatal Rogers Park stabbing
    An 18-year-old woman charged with fatally stabbing a Dolton man on Thursday in what police called a domestic-related incident was ordered held in lieu of $2 million bail today. Dezarai Gardner of the 2000 block of West Jarvis Avenue is charged with...
  • Woman helps nab man who tried to abduct girl, 12

    Woman helps nab man who tried to abduct girl, 12
    Betty Brewer had just made a stop for cigarettes at her Rogers Park grocery when she noticed a frightened 12-year-old girl talking to the cashier. "Can I stay here for a little while?" the girl asked after buying a freeze pop Sunday afternoon,...
  • West Pullman sees double homicide

    West Pullman on Tuesday saw a double homicide, the first double homicide in Chicago since June, according to a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data. Two men, ages 35 and 38, were shot to death in the 100 block of East 120th Street, police said....
  • Cops: Would-be robbers nabbed after restaurant owner says 'come back', and they do

    Cops: Would-be robbers nabbed after restaurant owner says 'come back', and they do
    Two men made it easy for authorities to catch them after they tried to hold up a West Rogers Park restaurant using a squirt gun but were told by the owner to return in an hour, officials said. When Mario Garcia, 39, and Domingo Garcia-Hernandez, 28, went...