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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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  • Storms move on, leaving a lot of rain behind

    Storms move on, leaving a lot of rain behind
    The worst of the heavy thunderstorms have left the Chicago area, but the rain they left behind  is resulting in flood warnings throughout northern Illinois.   A flood warning remains in effect for northern Cook, southern Lake, Lee, DuPage, DeKalb,...
  • Commuters can't beat the storm

    Commuters can't beat the storm
    Leaving work early didn't do all that much good. Area workers in droves Tuesday left their jobs well before quitting time trying to beat the blizzard, but the the preemptive move still didn't prevent hundreds of the early commuters from getting stuck on...
  • In Chicago, it's back to school -- and late to work

    In Chicago, it's back to school -- and late to work
    It was back to class for Chicago public school students today -- but that often meant late to work for their parents. While classes resumed after two days, there was no bus service for 24,000 of the system's 409,000 students. At least half those students...
  • Life-changing mercy

    Life-changing mercy
    Rev. Eric Zegeer Title: Parochial vicar (assistant pastor) of All Saints Catholic Church, Sunrise. Education: Degree in theology and philosophy, Franciscan University, Steubenville, Ohio; master's degrees in divinity and theology, St. Vincent de Paul...
  • 8th Annual Winter Arts + Crafts Expo

    November 20-December 19-The Evanston Art Center is proud to present the 8th annual Winter Arts and Crafts Expo. Winter Expo features one-of-a-kind pieces of work by over 110 selected artisans. Arts and crafts offered include original, handmade works...
  • "Happy Now?" by Katherine Shonk

    "Happy Now?" by Katherine Shonk
    “Happy Now?” By Katherine Shonk Farrar, Straus & Giroux $25, 256 pages  The title of Katherine Shonk's accomplished, moving first novel strikes just the right note. “Happy Now?” is what we snarl at people when they've gotten...
  • 3 injured when vehicle leaves road on N.W. Side

    3 injured when vehicle leaves road on N.W. Side
    Three people were believed injured after a van or SUV left the roadway on a Northwest Side street this morning, authorities said. At least four fire department ambulances were dispatched to the area of Lawrence andCentral Park avenues after a vehicle...
  • Quinn: Blagojevich conviction 'serious day for our state'

    Quinn: Blagojevich conviction 'serious day for our state'
    Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn, who assumed office after Blagojevich's impeachment, said today’s guilty verdict marks "a serious day for our state." Quinn said Blagojevich's corruption conviction, along with that of previous Gov. George Ryan,...
  • Report: Collies help reduce beach water contamination

    Report: Collies help reduce beach water contamination
    A report on Illinois beaches released today by the Natural Resources Defense Council suggests that the use of border collies to harass gulls has helped reduce water contamination levels at area beaches. The annual NRDC assessment says the difference...
  • Illinois Amtrak employee sues after deadly NV crash

    Illinois Amtrak employee sues after deadly NV crash
    An Amtrak attendant trying to lead passengers from a burning train hit by a truck in the Nevada desert says in a new lawsuit that survivors had to double back past dead bodies in a smoky car and jump out a window because their initial escape route was...
  • Durbin recommends 4 for federal bench

    WASHINGTON—Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois has given the White House the names of four Chicago area lawyers he would like to see appointed to the federal court bench in Chicago, the senator’s office said Wednesday.            There now are three...
  • 3 hospitals recognized for treatment of LGBT patients

    3 hospitals recognized for treatment of LGBT patients
    Three area hospitals were recognized in a new nationwide survey for their treatment of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender patients. The Human Rights Campaign's Healthcare Equality Index 2011, released last week, cited Advocate Illinois Masonic...