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  • 15 homicides in 1 week

    Austin, Chicago Lawn and West Englewood each saw two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. In Chicago Lawn, a 22-year-old man and a 15-year-old boy were shot to death Tuesday in the 5900 block of South...
  • August is Chicago's deadliest month of the year

    August is Chicago's deadliest month of the year
    Fifty-five homicides have been recorded so far this month in Chicago, making August the deadliest month of the year, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. Two other months this year recorded 50 or more homicides: March and May. The...
  • Rogers Park: Moving to its own beat

    Rogers Park: Moving to its own beat
    As owner of a Rogers Park print shop, Kathleen Paluch once printed some T-shirts festooned with the slogan "Made in Rogers Park." When she and her husband Denis traveled, they often wore the shirts, which rarely failed to remind the Paluchs of the kinship...
  • Like old times (only better)

    Before Jill and Charley Gross began restoring their 1870s Italianate house in Wilmette, Jill Gross explored Evanston, looking at comparable homes from the same era. She was struck by how the original windows -- narrow and tall with ornate trim --...
  • A heavenly home

    For more people, buying a home is becoming an act of faith. Not because of the turmoil in the mortgage market. But rather the increasing diversity of the population and the effort to meet their spiritual needs. "On the North Shore, a sizable portion...
  • Outdoor Calendar

    CRYSTAL COVE STATE PARK Crystal Cove State Park, 8471 N. Coast Hwy, has 3.5 miles of beach and 2,000 acres of undeveloped woodland. $15 day-use parking fee. The park is open 6 a.m. to sunset daily. Docent-led backcountry hikes are scheduled for 9 a.m....
  • Carlisle Man Hid Cocaine In Toddler's Shoe Box

    Carlisle Man Hid Cocaine In Toddler's Shoe Box
    A Cumberland County man is busted after police find a pound and a half of cocaine in the house he shares with his partner and their two children. Police raided the home of 30 year-old Conway Brown on West Ridge Street in Carlisle. They found a gym bag...
  • Choosing right flooring for your home

    Choosing right flooring for your home
    Now is not the time to build a floor from exotic woods shipped from afar. Instead, experts say homeowners want attractive flooring that is durable, affordable, low maintenance, sustainable — and when possible, locally sourced. Interest in eco-...