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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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  • Police: Man tried to lure girl in Rogers Park

    Police: Man tried to lure girl in Rogers Park
    A man tried to lure a girl into his car in the Rogers Park neighborhood Monday afternoon, according to police. The department made the announcement early Thursday morning. The police department's Office of News Affairs wasn't able to provide the age...
  • U.S. Attorney announces new outreach for juvenile gun offenders

    U.S. Attorney announces new outreach for juvenile gun offenders
    One by one, the faces of 13 Chicago youths slain in gun violence this year beamed from a projection screen to the group of civic leaders gathered at a downtown luncheon to hear U.S. Attorney Zach Fardon speak. The teens’ lives ended in...
  • Emanuel gets new chief spokeswoman

    Emanuel gets new chief spokeswoman
    There’s a changing of the guard in Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s communications office, with chief spokeswoman Sarah Hamilton being replaced by Kelley Quinn, who moves over from a similar job in the city Finance Department. “I’m going...
  • Basing school discipline on conduct instead of skin color

     Basing school discipline on conduct instead of skin color
    Between elementary school and high school, Tanue David was suspended about 10 times. He said he doesn't recall the exact number, but his infractions ranged from mouthing off to teachers to cutting classes. His suspensions came during a time when the...
  • Jennifer Pritzker adds Gold Coast mansion to portfolio

    Jennifer Pritzker adds Gold Coast mansion to portfolio
    Chicago billionaire Jennifer Pritzker, who has amassed an extensive collection of some 35 Chicago-area properties for which she has paid more than $75 million, now can add another one to her portfolio: a landmark, six-bedroom row home on the Gold Coast...
  • Pushcart vendors work to legalize sidewalk food sales

    Pushcart vendors work to legalize sidewalk food sales
    A small group of food cart vendors and others who want to help expand their ability to do business noshed on hot tamales and cut fruit, items that are illegal for them to sell on the street in Chicago, during a gathering Wednesday night at a Rogers Park...
  • Man gets 6 years in prison for 2nd Facebook attack

    Man gets 6 years in prison for 2nd Facebook attack
    A Rogers Park man already serving time in the sex abuse of one teenage girl he met on Facebook pled guilty to sexually assaulting a second girl he also met on the site while awaiting sentencing in the first case, prosecutors said. In latest case Eduardo...
  • Opening a restaurant, taking a leap

    Opening a restaurant, taking a leap
    Neophyte restaurateurs Beverly Kim and Johnny Clark ran through calculations on their Excel spreadsheet, something they've done plenty in the last year. They knew early on that the margin of error at their new Avondale restaurant, Parachute, was thin....
  • Slain boy, 16, 'just wanted to get his family out of the hood'

    Slain boy, 16, 'just wanted to get his family out of the hood'
    Tuesday morning wasn't the first time that Hector Forastieri had to clean up blood from a sidewalk in Rogers Park. A maintenance man at an apartment building at Ashland Avenue and Jonquil Terrace, Forastieri this time poured bleach and hot water on...
  • Former Cook sheriff, judge Richard Elrod dies

    Former Cook sheriff, judge Richard Elrod dies
    Richard J. Elrod, the son of a West Side Democratic committeeman, was seriously injured during an altercation with a protester during a 1969 Days of Rage demonstration downtown but went on to four terms as Cook County sheriff and more than 25 years as a...
  • Native American rapper looks to break stereotypes

     Native American rapper looks to break stereotypes
    Frank Waln and his mother used to go for long walks on their South Dakota reservation. One evening about a decade ago, when Waln was 12, he saw an object in a ditch that caught the last bit of sunlight. It was a CD, and although it was terribly...