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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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  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 'Gayborhoods' are changing, researcher finds

    'Gayborhoods' are changing, researcher finds
    The number of gay enclaves in Chicago and other large cities is on the increase but a deconcentrated population, while good from a societal standpoint, could lead to a more fragmented lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community, a suburban Chicago...
  • Cabbie critical after two hit-and-run crashes in Rogers Park

    Cabbie critical after two hit-and-run crashes in Rogers Park
    A cab driver is in critical condition after a hit-and-run crash that led to a chase and a second-hit-and run Saturday afternoon in the Rogers Park neighborhood. The 38-year-old cabbie was taken to Saint Francis Hospital in Evanston after he was hit by a...
  • Man held in attack at Far North Side McDonald's

    Man held in attack at Far North Side McDonald's
    A Rogers Park man already in jail on a charge of trying to assault a woman who was pushing an infant in a stroller has been charged with attacking a McDonald’s employee in a restaurant washroom the day before, according to prosecutors and records....
  • 2 arrested in Wisconsin in slaying of Rogers Park photographer

    2 arrested in Wisconsin in slaying of Rogers Park photographer
    Two North Side teens have been arrested in Wisconsin on warrants that charge them with the murder of a Rogers Park photographer last month, according to records and officials. Denzel Burke, 15, and Michael Phillips, 17, are both charged in Cook County...
  • Shootings leave 1 dead, 3 wounded

    Shootings leave 1 dead, 3 wounded
    A man was shot to death in the South Shore neighborhood and three others were wounded across the city Thursday night and Friday morning. The lone homicide happened about 3:40 a.m. in the courtyard of an apartment building south of Jackson Park, in the...