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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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  • October 5: Midday Fix - Easy Fall Hairstyles

    October 5: Midday Fix - Easy Fall Hairstyles
    Paul Wilson and Yeefah Thurman Art + Science Salon locations: 1971 N Halsted Street Chicago (312) 787-4247 811 Church Street Evanston (847) 864-4247 1552 N. Milwaukee Avenue Chicago (773) 227-4247 For more information: artandsciencesalon.com...
  • Florida safety commits to Northwestern

    Florida safety commits to Northwestern
    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,...
  • Suit challenges state's transgender policy

    Suit challenges state's transgender policy
    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...
  • Evanston cabbie shot in head dies

    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...
  • 1 dead, 10 wounded in Chicago shootings

    At least 10 people were wounded and one man killed in shootings this afternoon and evening across the city, Chicago police said. One man was killed and another critically injured in a shooting around 1:50 p.m. on the 3000 block of North California Avenue...
  • Prosecutors: Teen stabbed friend to death for interrupting

    Prosecutors: Teen stabbed friend to death for interrupting
    Skokie teenager Steven Bibbs and Dashaun Davy of Evanston were good friends until Bibbs stabbed Davy to death on an Evanston street two years ago, prosecutors said today during opening statements in Bibbs’ murder trial. “Steven Bibbs killed...
  • Daylight saving time: 2 steps forward, one hour back

    Daylight saving time: 2 steps forward, one hour back
    When you turned back by one hour your clocks, watches, microwaves and thermostats this morning, most of the nation did the same. It wasn't always so simple. In fact, for decades, the fight over "fast time," "summer time," "Wilson time," "war time,"...
  • Teen shot dead in park: 'He would make anyone smile'

    Teen shot dead in park: 'He would make anyone smile'
    The last time his family saw Omar Estrada, he was headed to a North Side park to meet a girl.  “He said, ‘I’ll be back soon,’ ” said his stepfather, Luis Gutierrez. Hours later the family learned the 18-year-old had been...
  • Charges in slaying of cabdriver in Evanston

    Charges in slaying of cabdriver in Evanston
    Acting on an anonymous tip, Evanston police have arrested a 19-year-old Chicago man who has been charged in the shooting death of a cab driver. Darien Marquez-Connerly is accused of shooting cabbie Leodis Blackburn in the head before 2 a.m. on May 15,...
  • 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,...
  • 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...