| Aug 21, 2013
| 6:47 AM
Police are searching for the driver of an SUV who struck and killed an 83-year-old man as he crossed a street near his family's video store in the West Rogers Park neighborhood on the North Side.
Norman Esho was hit by a red or maroon SUV around 6:20 p....
| Aug 13, 2013
| 2:20 PM
Two men made it easy for authorities to catch them after they tried to hold up a West Rogers Park restaurant using a squirt gun but were told by the owner to return in an hour, officials said.
When Mario Garcia, 39, and Domingo Garcia-Hernandez, 28, went...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 10:04 AM
West Pullman on Tuesday saw a double homicide, the first double homicide in Chicago since June, according to a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data.
Two men, ages 35 and 38, were shot to death in the 100 block of East 120th Street, police said....
| Aug 6, 2013
| 2:04 PM
Betty Brewer had just made a stop for cigarettes at her Rogers Park grocery when she noticed a frightened 12-year-old girl talking to the cashier.
"Can I stay here for a little while?" the girl asked after buying a freeze pop Sunday afternoon,...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 12:12 PM
An 18-year-old woman charged with fatally stabbing a Dolton man on Thursday in what police called a domestic-related incident was ordered held in lieu of $2 million bail today.
Dezarai Gardner of the 2000 block of West Jarvis Avenue is charged with...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 2:21 PM
A Dolton man was fatally stabbed on the far North Side this morning and a man who was shot last month died from his injuries, officials said.
Anthony Price, 35, of the 200 block of East 140th Street in Dolton was pronounced dead at 3:10 p.m. at St....
| Jul 31, 2013
| 6:44 AM
A 16-year-old boy shot during a West Englewood robbery was one of at least 7 people shot Tuesday evening into this morning, according to police.
About 7:53 p.m., several male assailants approached the 16-year-old as he rode his bike down the 1800...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 8:34 AM
Dennis Joseph isn’t the guy he appears to be.
The West Rogers Park native works a 9-to-5 job for a marketing company. Five o’clock stubble crowds his smile. His shirt is starched, pressed and clean.
He’s your average Joe.
| Jul 10, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Auburn Gresham, Austin, East Garfield Park and Roseland have each recorded two homicides this month, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
In Auburn Gresham, a 39-year-old man was shot to death Wednesday in the 8700 block of South Throop...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 12:41 PM
Considering the youngsters in Twin Peaks tend to write songs about weed, girls and hanging out at the beach, it's little surprise the band claims "Fast Times at Ridgemont High" stoner Jeff Spicoli as an idol.
"We're just some rock 'n roller dudes,"...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 4:32 PM
After last night's memorial gathering in Rogers Park for Jim Nayder, who died at 59 last Friday, I heard from a reader in Frankfort who responding to the news: I just learned of Jim Nayder’s passing this morning and I'm......