• 3 dead allegedly due to excess heat at Rogers Park apartment building

    8 days ago - By WGN TV

    CHICAGO - Residents of a Rogers Park apartment building believe the recent deaths of three women are due to a lack of air conditioning throughout the 10-story building.
    While the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office will determine the cause of their passing, residents of James Schneider Apartments, located at 7450 N. Rogers, say they believe the casualty toll may be higher.
    Lorna Barnes told WGN News that she has lived in the building for seven years.
    "I have complained since Tuesday when the temperature escalated beyond 90 degrees," Barnes said. "It took five people dying to get this...
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