| Sep 2, 2013
| 5:44 PM
From the Evanston Township High School Web site, a date announcement for community conversation events:
"For the third consecutive school year, Evanston Township High School (ETHS) District 202 will host a series of Community Conversations, a series of...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 6:48 AM
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...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 7:07 PM
The school with the state's top-ranked recruit at running back and a pair of heavily recruited linemen did not appear in the preseason Top 20.
With one week in the books, it's still hard to know what to make of De La Salle following the Meteors' 51-48...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 1:05 AM
About 20 years ago, two antiques experts wrote a book titled "Fantasy Furniture." It spawned a new style based on past ones. Pedestals shaped like blackamoors, chairs with seats that look like huge shells, Victorian furniture that seems to be made from...
| Jul 16, 2013
A Bosnian-American group's proposal to convert a vacant office building into a community center and Muslim house of worship failed to gain the support of Des Plaines aldermen Monday night.
Representatives of the American Islamic Center had hoped to...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 1:26 PM
The following items were taken from police reports.
On Aug. 16 a woman discovered her wallet missing after making a purchase at the The Fresh Market at 3232 Lake Ave. She was unsure if the wallet was lost or stolen.
On Aug. 18 Wilmette...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 2:46 AM
Does your home have what it takes to star in a movie or TV show? Maybe it's a rustic retreat or a classic Colonial. Whatever the style, if it matches the director's vision, you might have yourself a deal.
There's a steady need for unique locations for...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 1:55 PM
Pat Fitzgerald makes his rounds at 5 p.m. on Thursdays.
"He'll say, 'The office is closed in five minutes. Get out of here,'" linebackers coach Randy Bates said. "And then he'll swing by a second time to make sure."
Thursday is date night for...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 2:04 PM
Glenview trustees recently passed a housing policy that reverses a change to a county ordinance that aimed to protect Section 8 voucher holders from discrimination.
Advocates for the recent county amendment say the village misinterpreted the purpose...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 4:39 PM
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,...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 9:27 AM
Berwyn plans to drop a lottery system that has brought interest in only five of the 10 foreclosed homes it has bought, rehabilitated and is selling at discounted prices to low- and moderate-income people. Instead, city officials intend to offer five...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 2:41 PM
Monday was an exciting day for off-duty Evergreen Park police officer Chris LeCompte. He got to take his newborn baby boy home, but first he had to thwart a robbery in a cafeteria at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.
"It was an exciting day, but it didn't...