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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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  • Weight loss? There's an app for that

    Weight loss? There's an app for that
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Mobile devices that let people track how much they eat and exercise may help them shed pounds over and above the benefits of a typical weight-loss program, a new study suggests. Researchers found overweight and obese adults...
  • 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...
  • Man, 19, shot dead in Evanston

    Man, 19, shot dead in Evanston
    Police are asking for the public's help after a 19-year-old man was shot and killed in Evanston tonight. Police responded to several calls of shots fired about 6:15 p.m. and found the 19-year old man shot on the parkway in the 1800 block of Brown Avenue,...
  • 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...
  • Bicyclist, 68, dies after hit by car: 'He was a cheerful guy'

    Bicyclist, 68, dies after hit by car: 'He was a cheerful guy'
    Lawrence McKenney knew something was wrong. He had been waiting for hours for his 68-year-old younger brother to return from his job at Northeastern Illinois University Thursday evening. “When I got a call from the hospital, my stomach dropped....
  • 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"...
  • 1 killed, 1 wounded in separate shootings

    1 killed, 1 wounded in separate shootings
    A 49-year-old man was shot dead and another man was critically wounded today in separate shootings on the West Side. The 49-year-old was pronounced dead after being shot this afternoon in the Lawndale neighborhood, officials said. Bruce Bennett, of...
  • Collisions leave two pedestrians dead, one critically injured

    Collisions leave two pedestrians dead, one critically injured
    A vehicle struck two pedestrians in the Ravenswood neighborhood Friday night, killing one and leaving the other in critical condition, police said. In a separate collision in the Archer Heights neighborhood, a 61-year-man died after being struck by a...
  • Official: Woman dies after plunging into canal between Evanston, Skokie

    Official: Woman dies after plunging into canal between Evanston, Skokie
    A 24-year-old woman died this morning after apparently jumping into the North Shore Channel near Main Street on the border between Evanston and Skokie, according to the Evanston Fire Department. Emergency crews from both Evanston and Skokie were...
  • Vehicle hits, kills 84-year-old Skokie man

    Vehicle hits, kills 84-year-old Skokie man
    An 84-year-old man died today after being struck by a vehicle while walking across a north suburban Skokie street this afternoon near his home, authorities said. The victim, identified by the Cook County medical examiner’s office as Leon Goldberg,...
  • Traffic Stop Leads to Discovery of Multi-state Car Theft Scheme

    Traffic Stop Leads to Discovery of Multi-state Car Theft Scheme
    A speeding stop led to the discovery of a multi-million dollar car theft ring, based out of Illinois, according to the Berrien Springs Police. The incident happened back in late July, when an officer pulled the suspect over for speeding. Police say the...
  • 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...