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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 charged in beating death of man who said, 'I want to kiss you'

    Evanston man charged in beating death of man who said, 'I want to kiss you'
    A 35-year-old Evanston man has been charged with first-degree murder in the beating of a man who claimed to want to kiss him, authorities said. Bond was set this morning at $700,000 for Ricardo E. Munoz, of the 1200 block of Dodge Avenue. He's charged...
  • 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....
  • Sports fans and food safety

    Sports fans and food safety
    During the Chicago Fire's season at Toyota Park, a local public health official is on site for at least one game to ensure food is safe to eat. She'll stick a thermometer in hot dogs or throw milk away that's been out too long. It's a practice the...
  • Senior communities can be party central

    Senior communities can be party central
    Was it your parents' or grandparents' house that was the hub for family gatherings, celebrations and parties? That does not have to end after they have moved to a senior community. Even though the old house has been sold, senior communities are happy to...
  • Politicians, health advocates seek transparency, restrictions in food stamp program

    Politicians, health advocates seek transparency, restrictions in food stamp program
    On a recent steamy holiday weekend, customers at a discount grocery store in Evanston loaded their carts with bags of chips, boxes of cookies, 2-liter soda bottles and jugs of fruit punch, among other items, then paid for it all with food stamp credit....
  • Old people don't smell so bad, study finds

    Old people don't smell so bad, study finds
    Old people have a reputation for producing a distinct stink that follows them around like, well, a bad odor. Now, chemosensory experts have found that people can indeed pick out the aged aroma — and it's actually more pleasant and less intense...
  • Adult communities step up to create the homes buyers really want

    Adult communities step up to create the homes buyers really want
    Moving into a new home in your golden years can be invigorating. Not only can you finally get that granite countertop and scrapbooking room, but you can also “buy” maintenance free living, energy-saving conveniences and even a sense of...
  • Got Words With Friends?

    Got Words With Friends?
    Q: I recently bought an LG Quantum phone. (You have no idea how hard it was for me to finally give up my reliable RazR-3 ... but I had to.) Anyway, my grown-up married kids and their friends all have phones that can play "Words With Friends." I wanna...
  • Glenview woman killed in Skokie wreck

    Glenview woman killed in Skokie wreck
    A 75-year-old Glenview woman was killed in a two-car collision today in Skokie.   Maya Rekhtman, 75, of the 1100 block of Castillian Court in Glenview, was pronounced dead at 10:18 a.m. at Saint Francis Hospital in Evanston, according to the Cook County...
  • PASSINGS: John Neville, George Gallup Jr., Irving Geller

    PASSINGS: John Neville, George Gallup Jr., Irving Geller
    John Neville Canadian actor and stage director John Neville, 86, a British-born Canadian actor and stage director who played the title role in Terry Gilliam's 1988 film "The Adventures of Baron Munchausen" and had a recurring role in "The X-Files" TV...
  • Internet rallies around bullied little Jedi who gets some much deserved Star Wars love

     
    I still remember the thrill of seeing "Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope" in 1977 when it opened. To this day it is one of the most vivid and delightful memories from my childhood. I don't remember getting any......
  • Rubio builds his senate team

     
    WASHINGTON — Incoming U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio announced eight new hires today, including Sally Canfield, a former policy director to Mitt Romney, who will serve a similar role for Florida's next Republican senator. Here's background information...