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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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  • Evanston man held without bail in 1988 Rogers Park murder

    Evanston man held without bail in 1988 Rogers Park murder
    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...
  • Guilty verdict in trial for 2011 beating death in Evanston

    Guilty verdict in trial for 2011 beating death in Evanston
    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...
  • Highland Park 'life savers,' handyman rescued 10

    Highland Park 'life savers,' handyman rescued 10
    Lake Michigan appeared frozen solid along the North Shore in the winter of 1899. The lake's frozen appearance masked the fact that ice thickness ranged from as deep as three feet to razor thin. The lake's waves pulsed under those who ventured on the ice...
  • Banks reap benefits from donating foreclosed homes

    Banks reap benefits from donating foreclosed homes
    In the historic Golden Dome field house in Garfield Park, bank executives and charity leaders gathered in August to trade hugs and self-congratulatory speeches. Nonprofit groups on the West Side were helping restore communities by renovating homes...
  • Recordings, testimony at NATO 3 trial show bumbling men

    Recordings, testimony at NATO 3 trial show bumbling men
    Days before the 2012 NATO summit, Chicago authorities made national headlines when they announced the arrests of three "domestic terrorists" who had plotted attacks against Mayor Rahm Emanuel's home, President Barack Obama's re-election headquarters and...
  • Extra-alarm fire guts strip mall on North Side near Lincolnwood

    Extra-alarm fire guts strip mall on North Side near Lincolnwood
    Firefighters this morning were still putting out rekindled hot spots after an extra-alarm fire gutted a strip mall in the North Side's Peterson Park neighborhood Friday afternoon, according to fire officials. Parts of the building rekindled several...
  • 27 years for teen in 'knockout game' slaying of father of 12

    27 years for teen in 'knockout game' slaying of father of 12
    The second of three men charged in the "Pick 'Em Out and Knock 'Em Out" slaying of a 62-year-old father of 12 has been sentenced to 27 years in prison after pleading guilty. Nicholas Ayala, 18, pleaded guilty Tuesday to murder and robbery in the 2012...
  • Poisoned lottery winner's estate settled

    Poisoned lottery winner's estate settled
    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...
  • Now how do we keep them?

    Now how do we keep them?
    "Chicago is the drain into which the brains of the Middle West disappear. Moving there is not even an aspiration for ambitious Michiganders. It's the accepted endpoint of one's educational progression: grade school, middle school, high school, college,...
  • Prosecutors: Loyola cafeteria robbery planned for months

    Prosecutors: Loyola cafeteria robbery planned for months
    Two men, including a dining hall employee, were charged with aggravated robbery after a cafeteria manager at Loyola University Chicago was held at gunpoint early Friday and forced to hand over money from a safe, police and prosecutors said. Rodrick L....
  • Woman blinded in knife attack in Rogers Park

    Woman blinded in knife attack in Rogers Park
    A woman was blinded in a savage attack in Rogers Park by a man who stabbed her in the eyes and face, then cut the tendons in both her wrists and a major artery in her leg, police said. Officers responding to a battery call found the man standing over the...