| Sep 5, 2012
| 4:17 PM
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...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 8:59 PM
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...
| Sep 13, 2012
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...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 5:21 AM
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...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 6:25 PM
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...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 3:59 PM
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....
| Mar 11, 2013
| 3:10 PM
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...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 7:53 PM
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...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 9:54 AM
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...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 3:07 PM
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...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 6:45 PM
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...
| Jan 5, 2013
| 5:57 AM
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...