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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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  • Evanston man cited in fatal traffic crash

    Evanston man cited in fatal traffic crash
    An Evanston man was cited for causing a traffic accident that killed a 63-year-old pedestrian over the weekend, authorities announced today. A 77-year-old male Evanston resident was issued traffic citations for failure to reduce speed to avoid an...
  • Evanston cops: Teens forced boys, ages 8 to 10, into burglary ring

    Evanston cops: Teens forced boys, ages 8 to 10, into burglary ring
    Evanston police are investigating a juvenile burglary ring where teenage boys allegedly forced other children to commit crimes on their behalf, authorities announced today. One 16-year-old Chicago boy was arrested Aug. 22 and charged with residential...
  • Waste transfer station is scrapped

    Morton Grove resident Tom Maddex breathed a little easier this week after learning that a garbage disposal company has scrapped tentative plans to open a waste transfer station in the village after neighbors began grumbling. "It does appear to be good...
  • Cops witness shooting, chase down gunman on West Side

    Cops witness shooting, chase down gunman on West Side
    Chicago police chased down and arrested a gunman who shot and critically wounded another man on the city's West Side, authorities said. The shooting was one of at least four late night shootings occurring across the city. Officers saw the unidentified...
  • Feds: Major heroin ring busted in Chicago area

    Feds: Major heroin ring busted in Chicago area
    A Mexican drug ring in 2011 picked the wrong person to help run their heroin sales in the Chicago area, federal officials said today -- a confidential source who already had been working with the government since 2010. On Thursday the U.S. Attorney's...
  • Evanston coin dealer accused of buying stolen goods

    Evanston coin dealer accused of buying stolen goods
    An Evanston rare coin dealer who was allegedly recorded buying thousands of dollars in stolen coins, jewelry, watches and other valuables from undercover police posing as burglars has been charged with multiple felonies, authorities said today....
  • Chicago Improv Festival schedule includes TV funny folks

    Chicago Improv Festival schedule includes TV funny folks
    It's like stuffing a car full of clowns ... A carload of TV stars with Chicago ties are among the 765 artists set to make funny April 1-7 at the 16th annual Chicago Improv Festival. "I'm thrilled that Craig and I will finally get to make stuff up for...
  • Winter storm: Snow tapers off here, Northeast braces for blizzard

    Winter storm: Snow tapers off here, Northeast braces for blizzard
    A winter storm dumped almost 9 inches of heavy, wet snow in some far northern suburbs before tapering off Thursday evening. A winter storm warning was set to expire at midnight for Lake and McHenry counties, with Cook, DuPage and DeKalb counties under a...
  • Man charged in baseball bat beating now faces murder charge

    Man charged in baseball bat beating now faces murder charge
    Charges have been upgraded to murder for a man already in custody after police said he beat an 86-year-old man with a baseball bat so badly the man died in September. Donald Henry, 56, was charged Thursday morning with murder, according to Chicago...
  • Prosecutors: Housemate killed 86-year-old man over can of food

    Prosecutors: Housemate killed 86-year-old man over can of food
    An 86-year-old man who died last fall of injuries from a beating had been attacked by his housemate with a baseball bat in a dispute over a can of food, prosecutors said today. Ellison Jordan Jr. died Sept. 22, five months after he was attacked in his...
  • Evanston man dies following Skokie car crash

    Evanston man dies following Skokie car crash
    An Evanston man died after his car crashed into a tree in Skokie late this morning, possibly following a heart attack, officials said. Irving Yaross, 89, of the 300 block of Darrow Avenue in Evanston, was declared dead at 11:50 a.m. at St. Francis...
  • At least 9 wounded by gunfire across Chicago

    At least 9 wounded by gunfire across Chicago
    At least nine people were shot across the city between Friday and Saturday mornings, including three incidents where two people were wounded by gunfire. Two men in their 20s were shot about 2:30 a.m. Saturday morning in the Northwest Side neighborhood...