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Evanston
Northwestern University draws a diverse population to the North Shore suburb. Read more about Evanston, IL
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  • 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...
  • Nersa "Nena" Alvarez Maceo Mitchell

    Nersa "Nena" Alvarez Maceo Mitchell
    Nersa "Nena" Alvarez Maceo Mitchell passed away peacefully on June 17, 2013 at the age of 83. She was born on November 20, 1929 in Puerto Padre, Cuba. She leaves behind her beloved family including husband Joseph Mitchell and 5 children: Thomas, Joseph...
  • The spread of speculoos

    The spread of speculoos
    After its creation was announced via nationwide broadcast, people lined up to buy the very first versions. It's lightweight, has been the subject of fierce patent battles and is so addictive you can't put it down, even when you know you should. We're...
  • NU students plan a 'warm welcome' for Illinois coaches in Evanston

    NU students plan a 'warm welcome' for Illinois coaches in Evanston
    So Illinois says it owns the state, and Northwestern claims Chicago. Now the two athletic programs are fighting over … Evanston? The Fighting Illini Caravan will make an intriguing stop May 8 — at the World of Beer bar in Evanston located...
  • Man charged with trying to sell stolen car on Craigslist

    Man charged with trying to sell stolen car on Craigslist
    An Evanston man was ordered held in lieu of $100,000 bail Sunday after he allegedly sold a stolen car, stole it back from the buyer and then tried to sell it again to undercover police officers, all in the space of a few days. Eddie Simmons, 22, also...
  • Buckwheat Zydeco beats cancer, announces tour

    Buckwheat Zydeco beats cancer, announces tour
    An Alligator Records Press Release today announced that Grammy Award-winning singer and accordionist Stanley "Buckwheat" Dural, Jr., leader of Buckwheat Zydeco, has been declared cancer free by his doctors. Last January, Buckwheat announced he was being...
  • Products that prevent summer brain drain

    Products that prevent summer brain drain
    For kids, summer means three months off from reading, writing and arithmetic. But during that break, growing minds can lose educational skills acquired during the school year, according to the National Summer Learning Association. “When you’...
  • Corrie Wallace, helps immigrants with education

     Corrie Wallace, helps immigrants with education
    Corrie Wallace has helped immigrant parents — from the Philippines, Mexico, Malawi, Russia, Poland, Pakistan and elsewhere — navigate the sometimes puzzling American public school system, giving them tools, as she says, to "help parents help...
  • 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...
  • Breed bans can lead to frustration, even tragedy

    Q: What do you think about the ruling against Lennox the dog in Belfast? -- S.C., Atlanta, GA A: This may sound melodramatic, but I cried when I read your note. Lennox, a mixed-breed dog, was confiscated about two years ago because officials thought he...
  • Judge tosses harassment lawsuit by waste transfer station against city; company vows to refile

     
    A Cook County judge recently struck down a civil lawsuit brought against Evanston by a waste hauler that had alleged that the city was harassing …...
  • Evanston Community Foundation Gives Record $217,000 at Annual Responsive Grant Awards Event

     
    EVANSTON, IL – The Evanston Community Foundation announced $217,000 in grants to 30 organizations and programs at its 2012/2013 Responsive Grant Awards event, held May …...