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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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  • Two boys, 14 and 16, among five people shot by Chicago police

    Two boys, 14 and 16, among five people shot by Chicago police
    Two of the five people shot by Chicago police over 36 hours were boys ages 14 and 16, both of them killed when they refused to drop their guns, officials said. The 14-year-old was fatally shot by police Friday night in the Old Irving Park neighborhood...
  • Bungalow Belt part and parcel of Chicago's fabric

    Bungalow Belt part and parcel of Chicago's fabric
    In 1917, Albert Schorsch, a 29-year-old real estate dealer on the Northwest Side, sent carpenters and bricklayers to build 16 single-family homes on the 6000 block of Grace Street in a style then relatively new to Chicago but destined to be no less the...
  • 1 killed, 4 wounded in separate overnight city shootings

    1 killed, 4 wounded in separate overnight city shootings
    A man was killed and four others were wounded in separate shootings Saturday and early Sunday in Chicago, officials said. The fatal shooting happened about 3:20 p.m. in the 1300 block of West Devon Avenue, on the border between the city's Edgewater...
  • Charges filed in death of photographer in Rogers Park

    Charges filed in death of photographer in Rogers Park
    Charges have been filed in the shooting death of an aspiring photographer who was gunned down about half a mile from the Rogers Park home he and his wife had just moved into. Eric Vaughn, 31, is charged with first-degree murder and attempted first-degree...
  • How accessible is the CTA?

    How accessible is the CTA?
    There are certain CTA stations that seem almost impossible to navigate, even if you are in good shape. Take the Sheridan Red Line stop, for example. The stairwell is narrow and is known to get slick with puddles after rain. Or the Central Purple Line...
  • 10 tools every apartment tenant should own

    10 tools every apartment tenant should own
    With the luxury of a landlord to call when something needs fixing, apartment living doesn't exactly require the level of handiness you'll need as a full-blown homeowner. "There are tons of tools that are kind of silly to have as a renter," said Ken...
  • West Englewood leads in homicides for July

    West Englewood on Monday logged its sixth homicide of the month and 11th homicide of the year, according to a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data. On Monday, a 56-year-old man was shot to death in the 1500 block of West 72nd Street, police said....
  • Chicago man accused of cell phone snatching at bus stop

    Chicago man accused of cell phone snatching at bus stop
    A Chicago man was charged with robbery after he allegedly snatched a cell phone from the hand of a man waiting for a CTA bus in Rogers Park Sunday morning. Alex Riaz, 18, of the 6300 block of South Hoyne Avenue, stole a Galaxy S5 cell phone from a 23-...
  • Experts: Sexual harassment on transit underreported

    Experts: Sexual harassment on transit underreported
    Lexie Guccione, of Buena Park, said she was riding home on a Red Line train last month when she felt something unusual: A man brushed up against her wrist as she held her purse. The train was crowded, so Guccione thought the touch was unintentional&...
  • Rogers Park slaying: 'They don't value human life'

    Rogers Park slaying: 'They don't value human life'
    Paul Humpal was enjoying a beer with his daughter and her husband on the porch of his Wisconsin home on the Fourth of July weekend. His son-in-law, 28, was listening to a Jefferson Airplane song from the ‘60s on his cell phone “I looked at...
  • Andersonville's Women & Children First Bookstore has new, but familiar, owners

    Andersonville's Women & Children First Bookstore has new, but familiar, owners
    There is joy in Andersonville: Women & Children First Bookstore, the venerable and beloved independent shop at 5233 N. Clark St. has new owners who are very much like the old owners. The change was announced earlier this week: The store’s founders/...