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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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Top Evanston Articles

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  • Autopsy today for elderly man beaten with baseball bat in April

    Autopsy today for elderly man beaten with baseball bat in April
    A long-delayed autopsy is scheduled for Thursday for an elderly man who was attacked with a baseball bat earlier this year and died at a nursing home late last month, authorities said. Chicago police said that a man wielding a wooden baseball bat...
  • 2 killed, police officer hurt in overnight crashes

    2 killed, police officer hurt in overnight crashes
    Two men were killed and a police officer was injured in separate traffic accidents overnight in Chicago, authorities said. In Rogers Park, a man identified as Michael Schaefer, 34, was struck by a cab in the 6800 block of North Sheridan Road and declared...
  • Boy, 17, shot while struggling with father over gun dies

    Boy, 17, shot while struggling with father over gun dies
    A 17-year-old Rogers Park boy has died after being shot in the head by his father last weekend in an apparently accidental shooting, authorities said this morning. Terrance Johnson, of the 1300 block of West Estes Avenue, was pronounced dead at St....
  • 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...
  • Officials: Baby dies days after father smothered her to stop her crying

    Officials: Baby dies days after father smothered her to stop her crying
    A Chicago infant has died four days after her father smothered her in an attempt to stop her crying in her family's West Ridge neighborhood home, officials said. Angelina Rodriguez, who turned five months early last week, was declared dead at Lurie...
  • Roommate in custody after fatal Albany Park stabbing

    Roommate in custody after fatal Albany Park stabbing
    A 26-year-old man was stabbed to death Monday evening during an apparent dispute between roommates, police said. Following the stabbing, which happened in the Northwest Side's Albany Park neighborhood, police took the man's roommate into custody in...
  • Man dies after falling down stairs at 'L' stop

    Man dies after falling down stairs at 'L' stop
    A man who may have been drunk fell down the stairs of a Far North Side "L" station, hit his head and died early Tuesday, police said. The man, believed to be in his 40s, had not been identified this morning after hitting his head at the Howard Red...
  • 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...
  • Thinking outside the classroom

    Thinking outside the classroom
    To keep pace in a changing world, Chicago's graduate business schools are beefing up their MBA course offerings with more technology, student participation and global exposure. Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management has opened the door...
  • Suspect stabs, bites man selling iPad on Craigslist

    Suspect stabs, bites man selling iPad on Craigslist
    An Evanston man selling his iPad on Craigslist got more than he bargained for. Police say Sean Thomas answered the ad but brought along a knife instead of money. The two were supposed to meet Sunday afternoon in the 800 block of Noyes Street, but it got...
  • Man killed in hit-and-run accident in Ravenswood

    Man killed in hit-and-run accident in Ravenswood
    A 30-year-old man was killed early this morning in a hit-and-run accident in the Ravenswood neighborhood, police said. The incident happened about 1:30 a.m. at an alley in the 2400 block of West Foster Avenue, according to police. Decolbie Esco, of...
  • Tips for raising backyard chickens to avoid getting egg on your face

     Tips for raising backyard chickens to avoid getting egg on your face
    Owners of backyard chickens are quick to rattle off the pros of keeping live poultry at home: a regular supply of tastier, healthier eggs, hours of entertainment watching the antics of friendly hens and a chance to experience a seemingly lost way of life....