Two beaches in Rogers Park rank as the best in the Chicago area when it comes to water quality, while two beaches in East Chicago, Indiana, were among the worst in the nation, according to a recent study by the National Resources Defense Council.
A 31-year-old man has been charged in connection with the death of a photographer who was slain at a Rogers Park bus stop in broad daylight last week. Prosecutors said Eric Vaughn handed the gun to the shooter, and drove the getaway vehicle.
The most recent fatal shooting happened early Monday in West Englewood. Officers found a man, thought to be in his 50s, unresponsive on the sidewalk with a gunshot wound to the head in the 1500 block of West 72nd Street about 12:45 a.m.
Tactical officers walked up to the 45-year-old man as he was drinking near the intersection of North Greenview Avenue and Howard Street in Rogers Park.
A pug who escaped from his owners’ back yard in Chicago three years was being reunited with his family, thanks to the help of a Chicago Police officer who found him earlier this week.
One man was killed and another was wounded in a shooting Friday afternoon in the Rogers Park neighborhood on the North Side.
Peeling paint, some of it lead-based. Cold classrooms. Health code violations. These are just some of the issues parents and staff at a Rogers Park elementary school have been fighting to fix for years. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
Members of the community group Chicago Light Brigade say Gale Math and Science Academy is facing a $310,000 funding cut, even though paint is peeling from ceilings and walls and the fire alarm system doesn’t work properly.
At midnight, The Foundlings Theatre Company started the second annual “No Sleep Shakepseare Festival,” at the BoHo Theatre in Rogers Park.
The residents of a North Side apartment building say their landlord has done the bare minimum to improve security since a tenant was sexually assaulted in the basement laundry room last January.
The boy was walking on a sidewalk in the 7600 block of North Ashland Avenue about 2:40 a.m. when a gray minivan drove by and someone inside shot at him.
The most recent shooting occurred about 1:50 a.m. Friday when a 25-year-old woman was shot in the leg in the 6600 block of North Sheridan Road.
About 7:20 p.m., three men, ages 27, 25 and 36, were in a convenience store in the 1600 block of West Howard Street when someone standing across the street opened fire.
About 7:20 p.m., a 24-year-old man and a 33-year-old man were both shot in the 1600 block of West Howard Street, police said.
Joseph Firek, 59, was charged with one count of first-degree murder and a hate crime for allegedly battering 59-year-old Michael Tingling in the 7100 block of North Clark Street Wednesday afternoon. The stress from the fight led to Tingling’s eventual death.
There were no working smoke detectors in the apartment in the 1700 block of West Juneway Terrace, where LeAndrea White was found dead on the bedroom floor Wednesday afternoon.
A child was found dead after a fire Wednesday in the Rogers Park neighborhood.
Trains on Metra’s UP North Line were stopped near Rogers Park for about half an hour Monday morning, after a man jumped on top of a train, and started running along the roof of the bi-level cars.
Tenants last week complained of gaps in security at their Rogers Park apartment building after a resident was sexually assaulted in the laundry room. CBS 2’s Chris Martinez reports.
Chicago police are were searching for a masked gunman who shot four teenagers outside a McDonald’s in Rogers Park on Wednesday, killing one of them.