| Jan 21, 2014
| 10:26 AM
Felony charges have been filed against a parolee who barricaded himself inside his Rogers Park apartment Sunday afternoon after attacking a woman, police said.
Rozell R. Pullum, 30, of the 1300 block of West Birchwood Avenue, was charged with aggravated...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 7:26 AM
New Year's Eve arrived early at the Mayne Stage on Sunday evening, a capacity audience counting down the last 10 seconds until 2014, then blowing noisily into party horns and otherwise whooping it up.
The occasion was the taping of the Chicago segment...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 6:07 AM
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...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 2:49 PM
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.
| Dec 13, 2013
| 12:49 PM
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...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 5:06 PM
The Chicago Park District is accepting comments from the public on a proposal to rename Pratt Beach in honor of Tobey Prinz, a Rogers Park community activist.
The district’s board on Wednesday voted to take the first step toward renaming the...
| Nov 6, 2013
Know of a trivia night in Chicago that you don't see listed here? E-mail RedEye nightlife and events reporter Kate Bernot.
The Beetle Bar & Grill
Specials: $3 pints of Point Lager and $4 Stoli vodka cocktails...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 3:26 PM
Early on in "The Salinger Contract," the new book from acclaimed novelist and West Rogers Park native Adam Langer, the protagonist, a character also named "Adam Langer," stumbles across the truth about J.D. Salinger. He discovers why Salinger seemingly...
| Sep 14, 2013
Samantha Irby, who may well be the most talented inappropriate woman in Chicago, sat against the window, facing the bar, an arm draped across a wooden booth, supremely confident. She delivered great line after great line, quip after quip. She referred...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 7:56 PM
A West Rogers Park man died after the motorcycle he was driving was hit by a compact SUV in the Edgebrook neighborhood this morning, authorities said.
Omar Posos, 35, was declared dead at 7:26 a.m. at Resurrection Medical Center following the accident...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 10:16 AM
"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,...