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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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  • Lower West Side sees 2 homicides in 1 day

    The Lower West Side saw two homicides Friday, its first homicides of the year, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. A 22-year-old man was shot to death in the 1800 block of West 19th Street, police said. Earlier in the day, a 31-year-...
  • Tristan Meinecke's sons have his art, will sell

    Tristan Meinecke's sons have his art, will sell
    Some homes are hard to explain. Consider the home near the corner of Western and Chase avenues in Rogers Park. The house itself is easy enough to describe, but what's inside is knotty, melancholy and not cleanly understood. The house is a tan brick...
  • Police search for masked gunman who killed teen, wounded 3 others

    Police search for masked gunman who killed teen, wounded 3 others
    Markeyo Carr had grabbed a few bucks from his mother and headed to the McDonald's in Rogers Park for something to eat. Minutes later, the 17-year-old lay dead in a driveway near the restaurant, shot by a masked gunman who wounded three other teens....
  • Teen slain at McDonald's: 'Words cannot express the void he left'

    Teen slain at McDonald's: 'Words cannot express the void he left'
    Dysheka Bibbs sees the Rogers Park neighborhood as a "heaven" for gang members, but a temptation her 17-year-old brother resisted. That only sharpened the loss after her brother, Markeyo Carr, was shot dead when a masked gunman opened fire in the parking...
  • Remembering Deborah Sobol

    Regarding the sad and untimely passing of Deborah Sobol, one of the founders of the Chicago Chamber Musicians, I would like to mention the many years she spent with us in the music department at Sullivan High School in Rogers Park.   We were fortunate...
  • 7 displaced by extra-alarm fire on Far North Side

    7 displaced by extra-alarm fire on Far North Side
    Seven people were displaced by an extra-alarm fire in West Rogers Park this afternoon, authorities said. No one was injured in the 2-11 alarm fire in the 6900 block of North Oakley Avenue that started a little after 1 p.m., fire officials on the scene...
  • Some Illinois Medicaid patients' assets at risk

    Some Illinois Medicaid patients' assets at risk
    More than 200,000 low-income Illinoisans have applied for new coverage under Medicaid, the state-federal health insurance that was expanded in Illinois and several other states as part of the Affordable Care Act. But for certain members of that group,...
  • Person standing atop train halts Metra traffic on North Side

    Person standing atop train halts Metra traffic on North Side
    Metra service on the Union Pacific North line was halted this morning because of a person who was standing atop an inbound train in the city's Rogers Park neighborhood. Passengers on the Metra Union Pacific North line train heading out of the city...
  • Highland Park 'life savers,' handyman rescued 10

    Highland Park 'life savers,' handyman rescued 10
    Lake Michigan appeared frozen solid along the North Shore in the winter of 1899. The lake's frozen appearance masked the fact that ice thickness ranged from as deep as three feet to razor thin. The lake's waves pulsed under those who ventured on the ice...
  • Evanston man held without bail in 1988 Rogers Park murder

    Evanston man held without bail in 1988 Rogers Park murder
    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...
  • Guilty verdict in trial for 2011 beating death in Evanston

    Guilty verdict in trial for 2011 beating death in Evanston
    A Cook County jury this afternoon found a south suburban Hazel Crest man guilty of first-degree murder in the 2011 killing of a hearing-impaired man in a robbery on the Evanston-Chicago border, officials said. In a trial at the courthouse in Skokie, the...