| Feb 29, 2012
| 3:06 PM
A man who stole a $700 diamond earring from a jewelry store in Lincolnwood was arrested and charged after information he left on a credit application led police to him, authorities said today.
Jordan Johnson, 19, of the 1500 block of Pitner Avenue in...
| Aug 14, 2011
Stuck for years in an unpopular defense of negligence suits by victims of Dr. George Reardon, St. Francis Hospital now is being pulled into a new legal fight, this one involving efforts by its own insurers to reduce their exposure to the $100 million or...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 2:35 PM
A 5.9-magnitutude earthquake struck Virginia this afternoon, and many Illinois residents reported feeling shaking around the same time.
The quake hit about 88 miles southwest of Washington D.C. just before 2 pm EST, according to the United States...
| Aug 27, 2011
| 8:54 PM
A 14-year-old boy died after being pulled from Lake Michigan this evening off of Gillson Park in Wilmette.
Emergency personnel began searching about 5:30 p.m. in the water off the beach near Sheridan Road and Michigan Avenue in the North Shore suburb,...
| Sep 10, 2011
| 7:05 PM
The first warning came from Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald, who said Kain Colter would get his "lips knocked off" if he didn't avoid getting walloped on runs.
Then Joe Girardi chimed in. The NU alum and Pride of the Yankees left Fitzgerald a voicemail...
| Sep 12, 2011
| 5:10 PM
A 55-year-old woman died today after the motor scooter she was driving was struck by a minivan in the West Rogers Park neighborhood, officials said.
Donatella Majore of the 7300 block of North Ridge Avenue was pronounced dead at 2:25 p.m. at St....
| Sep 13, 2011
| 10:35 AM
Two “persons of interest” were taken into custody Monday evening for questioning in the beating death of a hearing-impaired man, Evanston police Chief Richard Eddington confirmed today.
Eddington said his investigators are working with the...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 8:29 AM
An 81-year-old Evanston man died Tuesday afternoon after colliding with a CTA bus the day before in the north suburb's downtown, authorities said.
Lane Swanson, of the 1100 block of Oak Avenue, was pronounced dead at about 12:15 p.m. Tuesday at St....
| Oct 4, 2011
| 11:22 AM
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| Oct 13, 2011
| 8:09 AM
For a program lacking defensive playmakers, it was a huge get.
Northwestern has secured a verbal commitment from Traveon Henry, a three-star safety from Ft. Lauderdale who also reportedly held offers from Florida State, Boston College, Illinois,...
| May 12, 2011
| 4:53 PM
Lauren Grey is, in all aspects of her life, a woman. Her driver’s license reflects that, as does her name, her Social Security information and her appearance.
Still, her Illinois birth certificate says she’s a man.
She has requested that...
| May 18, 2011
| 5:58 PM
A cab driver who was found shot in the head after his taxi rolled into a parked vehicle earlier this week died this afternoon in an Evanston hospital, officials said.
The driver, Leodis Blackburn, of the 5900 block of West Iowa Street, was pronounced...