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Man killed, 2 wounded in Chicago shootings Thursday

A man was killed while sitting in the drive-thru of a Chatham Walgreens and another was seriously injured during an armed robbery in Rogers Park.

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Storms force closure of Howard, Rogers beaches

Plans had been to preserve access to the beaches, but the storm Jan. 11 changed that, said Ald. Maria Hadden in a recent Facebook post.

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CTA Yellow Line service resumes after hourslong delay for debris on tracks

Yellow Line trains were halted about 6:30 a.m. due to debris near the Howard station, according to the CTA. Service resumed just before 10 a.m.

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Robber targets customers, employees at Rogers Park businesses: police

The suspect, who was wearing a hat and scarf, pulled out a gun and took money, police said.

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4 charged with driving stolen car used to carjack 3 kids in West Rogers Park

The suspects stole the car, and fled the scene after driving a few blocks, police said

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Police ask for help identifying man found dead in Rogers Park yard

Someone called 911 after noticing the unconscious man in their yard in the 2000 block of West Arthur Avenue.

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Man shot, killed inside Rogers Park home

Albino Amador-Vazquez was at home in the 1600 block of West Morse Avenue when someone kicked in the door and shot him in the face.

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Missing 14-year-old from West Rogers Park is located

Police said Thursday that Christian Salazar was located and is safe. Additional details were not released.

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Jackalope, Lifeline theater companies awarded Rick Bayless Family Foundation grants

The foundation was started in 2017 by the Chicago celebrity chef and his wife, and to date has awarded more than $500,000 in support of more than 25 Chicago-area theater companies.

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Murder charge filed in CTA station slaying of man who moved to Rogers Park to escape gun violence

Keith Gross was arrested Wednesday in suburban Skokie and charged with first-degree murder in connection to the Dec. 3 shooting, Chicago police said.

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Minister laments death of nephew shot at Red Line station: ‘I’m hurting’

"How many times do we have to walk behind caskets of young black men before they realize that their deaths are a waste of talent and energy?" Rev. Zollie Webb wrote on Facebook.

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Man, 18, charged with gun offense after CTA station slaying

Michael Jackson, of Rogers Park, is charged with a felony count of unauthorized use of a loaded weapon.

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Lou Ragusi, whose Capt’n Nemo’s submarine sandwich shops fed generations, has died at 88

Forty-eight years after he opened the first one in Rogers Park, the menu is nautical-themed, largely unchanged and includes two liverwurst sandwiches with ‘a small but maniacally devoted following.’

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Woman, 50, missing from West Rogers Park found safe

Florence Chinna had last been seen Oct. 22, police said.

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Students give thanks for America and Sullivan High

Gratitude expressed in many languages as Rogers Park high school holds its third Thanksgiving celebration.

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Missing girl from Rogers Park is found ‘safe and sound,’ police say

Ashlynn Roberts was last seen Sunday in the 7500 block of North Seeley Avenue, police said

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‘Perfect Storm’ hitting Rogers Park lakefront beaches

The city is set to unload 10,000 cubic yards of boulders to try to slow erosion at Juneway Beach.

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No one found after SWAT team called to Rogers Park apartment

Officers were called to the 6700 block of North Ashland Avenue, police said.

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Man stabbed to death during fight in Rogers Park

Lance Strickland, 19, was taken to Saint Francis Hospital in Evanston where he was pronounced dead.

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Man killed in possible Rogers Park drive-by: police

The 47-year-old was shot in a what may have been a drive-by involving a black SUV in the 7600 block of North Ashland Avenue, according to Chicago police.

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Evanston man faces gun charge after Rogers Park traffic stop

Andre Johnson told officers he had a loaded gun in the Hyundai, and that he had a valid FOID card but no concealed-carry permit, police said.

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Missing man from West Rogers Park is found safe

Donald Minott has short-term memory loss and is able to carry a conversation but cannot verbally express his home address, Chicago police said.

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Police to increase DUI patrols Friday night in Rogers Park

The "DUI saturation patrol" will take place between 7 p.m. Friday until 3 a.m. Saturday.

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Woman killed, man wounded in West Rogers Park apartment shooting

Laura Helton, 49, was shot twice in the chest and pronounced dead at the scene, authorities said.

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CPD again asks for public’s help in finding suspected Rogers Park killer

"Like so many of our tragic shootings, the senseless killings of Mr. Watts and Mr. Moscowitz remains at the forefront of our thoughts and efforts," Area North Detectives Cmdr. Robert Cesario said at a news conference Tuesday.

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Person fatally stuck by CTA train in Rogers Park: police

A female was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

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Smack Dab stirs lip-smacking biscuits, heart-healthy meals with social justice

Twice a month, Smack Dab in Rogers Park hosts community dinners, where all are welcome to eat regardless of their ability to pay.

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Mother of murdered NU grad student: ‘I wanted there to be a connection’

Shane Colombo was killed by a stray bullet in Rogers Park just hours after moving to the area to begin studying for his doctorate degree at NU.

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Woman robs banks in Skokie, West Rogers Park on same day: FBI

The same woman is suspected in an April 29 robbery at a Huntington Bank branch in Oak Lawn. A reward of up to $1,000 is being offered for tips that lead directly to her arrest.

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Man missing from Rogers Park found

Dermott "Fergus" Moffat was last seen Aug. 7 in the 1400 block of West Greenleaf Avenue, police said.

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Man charged with sexually assaulting, robbing woman he followed from Rogers Park CTA station

Borbor Sesay, 23, allegedly followed the woman from the Red Line to her home in Rogers Park before forcing his way into her building and sexually assaulting her.

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NU grad student was killed by stray bullet while carrying groceries, prosecutors say after man charged

Diante Speed, 20, is charged with first-degree murder and ordered held without bail in the shooting of Shane Colombo last year.