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Northwestern University draws a diverse population to the North Shore suburb. Read more about Evanston, IL
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  • Abigail Washburn scales her own personal wall of China

    Abigail Washburn scales her own personal wall of China
    Like the troubadours of old, banjo-playing singer Abigail Washburn gets around. She went to college in Colorado and Vermont; played, worked and traveled up and down the East Coast in her early twenties; spent significant time in China; and is now a...
  • Top Chicago indie albums: BBU, Willis Earl Beal, Hood Internet

    Top Chicago indie albums: BBU, Willis Earl Beal, Hood Internet
    As each year winds down, Turn It Up focuses on the best of Chicago's independent music scene. Here are my 10 favorite local indie releases for 2012: 1. BBU, “Bell Hooks” (Mad Decent/Mishka): This hip-hop crew announced on Twitter that it was...
  • Worker in fatal construction site accident identified

    Worker in fatal construction site accident identified
    A man working at a construction site on the Northwestern University campus in Evanston who died after he was struck by a beam that fell from six stories up this morning has been identified. The beam was knocked loose by a construction crane and struck...
  • Jay Cutler's wife ticketed for speeding in Evanston

    Jay Cutler's wife ticketed for speeding in Evanston
    Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler's wife was stopped for speeding as she drove into Evanston from Chicago on Friday and was required to drive to Evanston police headquarters to post bail because she has an out-of-state driver's license, police said....
  • 6 shot outside Uptown store

    6 shot outside Uptown store
    Someone shot six people who were standing outside J.J. Peppers Food Store Friday night in the Uptown neighborhood on the North Side, police said. Four others were shot, one fatally, since then. A man was killed in the West Pullman neighborhood on...
  • 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...
  • Illinois lawmakers miss paychecks today

    Illinois lawmakers miss paychecks today
    Illinois lawmakers woke up today to find their monthly paychecks were not deposited into their bank accounts, a punishment from Gov. Pat Quinn for failing to send him a measure to overhaul the state's troubled public employee pension system. Quinn...
  • Autopsy: Further investigation needed in Evanston brothers' deaths

    Autopsy: Further investigation needed in Evanston brothers' deaths
    The manner and cause of deaths of two brothers found shot Tuesday night in the Evanston tobacco shop they ran "are pending further investigation," the Cook County medical examiner's office said after autopsies were conducted Thursday. Azim Hakeem, 38,...
  • Preckwinkle criticized for bullet tax idea

    Preckwinkle criticized for bullet tax idea
    Democratic Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle faced criticism today after floating the idea of taxing guns and bullets to help balance the budget. Commissioner Timothy Schneider said he’s worried such a tax would do little other than hurt...
  • Cops: Man shot by Skokie police after lunging at officer with knife

    Cops: Man shot by Skokie police after lunging at officer with knife
    A 53-year-old man was shot by a Skokie police officer on Saturday after the man lunged at the officer with a knife, police said. The incident began at about 9:40 a.m. on Saturday when Skokie police were notified by Evanston police that a person...
  • Interview: The horror! 'Collector' scribe talks fright flicks

    Interview: The horror! 'Collector' scribe talks fright flicks
    When Hollywood needs someone to write a horror movie sequel, it calls Evanston-raised screenwriter Patrick Melton and writing partner and Macomb, Ill., native Marcus Dunstan. Melton and Dunstan, you might remember, won Bravo's "Project Greenlight"...
  • Pick a class, any class

    Pick a class, any class
    Amateur cooking schools and classes by independent teachers are listed in alphabetical order by category; general classes are listed by geographic area. Fees are listed where available. Inclusion does not imply endorsement by the Tribune. NEW means...