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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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  • Cops: Boy with Down syndrome found after going missing from Rogers Park

    Cops: Boy with Down syndrome found after going missing from Rogers Park
    Update: The missing boy has been found and is safe, police said. Police are asking for the public's help finding a 13-year-old boy with Down syndrome who hasn't been seen since Thursday morning. Ronquante Sanders left his home on the 7300 block of...
  • Suzanne Minn, Chicago schoolteacher, 1937-2014

    Growing up in Detroit during the 1940s, Suzanne Minn saw signs posted at hotels and restaurants indicating that Jews were not welcome, according to her family. "She remembered it as a very segregated city, not just between blacks and whites, but with...
  • 5 killed, 11 wounded in overnight gun violence in Chicago

    5 killed, 11 wounded in overnight gun violence in Chicago
    At least five people were killed and another 11 were wounded in overnight gun violence in Chicago, bringing to more than 50 the number of people shot in the city over the holiday weekend so far, according to police. Five of the people were shot by police...
  • Fest planner: Aug. 15-17

    Fest planner: Aug. 15-17
    This weekend's fest lineup comes with a bit of a PSA: No need to duck and cover, that whooshing noise overhead is just the Air & Water Show back for a 55th year along Lake Michigan's shores. In addition to fighter jets and parachuters along the lakefront,...
  • 1 dead, 10 wounded in separate shootings

    1 dead, 10 wounded in separate shootings
    A 16-year-old boy was killed in the Englewood neighborhood Sunday night, authorities said. Elsewhere in the city, shootings between 6:15 a.m. Sunday and early Monday morning left at least 10 people injured. About 8:30 p.m. Sunday, the 16-year-old boy...
  • REVIEW: 'Reefer Madness' at the Mayne Stage ★★

    REVIEW: 'Reefer Madness' at the Mayne Stage ★★
    The time is ripe, you'd think, for a revival of "Reefer Madness," the silly musical spoof of the 1936 exploitation-morality movie that spun the yarn that Mary Jane was lying in wait for all the clean-cut young people of America, ready to turn each and...
  • Man wielding gun at wedding accused of making death threats

    Man wielding gun at wedding accused of making death threats
    A man was ordered held on $100,000 bail Sunday after prosecutors said he brandished a gun and threatened to kill two people at the wedding he was attending on the Loyola University campus in the Rogers Park neighborhood. Aadam A. Franks, 30, of the...
  • Gerber/Hart Library reopens in Rogers Park

    Gerber/Hart Library reopens in Rogers Park
    Recently Carrie Barnett was dining out when patrons at the next table noticed her Gerber/Hart Library and Archives T-shirt. Barnett is president of the 33-year-old nonprofit organization, which is the steward of the Midwest's largest circulating library,...
  • Richard House on 'The Kills'

    Richard House on 'The Kills'
    It isn't often that literary fiction mixes successfully with the thriller genre. The delicate balance between the rich texture and characters of the former with the propulsive narrative momentum and puzzle-solving aspects of the latter is fiendishly...
  • Chicago, Cook County walk-ups get help to go green

    Chicago, Cook County walk-ups get help to go green
    Lou Sopcic has invested in energy efficient lights, insulation and new boilers in Chicago apartment buildings he owns where he pays the utility bills. But he acknowledges that springing for such improvements in buildings where his tenants pay for their...
  • Wife of Rogers Park slaying victim: 'Kind souls didn't let Wil perish alone'

    Wife of Rogers Park slaying victim: 'Kind souls didn't let Wil perish alone'
    In the three weeks since her husband was gunned down at a Rogers Park bus stop, Maria Lewis has been trying hard to relive his last hours. And this is what she found out after piecing together receipts and witness accounts and police notes: Wil Lewis did...