| Sep 2, 2012
| 2:33 PM
A 63-year-old Evanston man died early Sunday after being struck by a car the night before as he attempted to cross a street in Evanston, police said.
The man was crossing Crawford Avenue at Grant Street when he was struck by the car, Evanston police said...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 4:17 PM
An Evanston man was cited for causing a traffic accident that killed a 63-year-old pedestrian over the weekend, authorities announced today.
A 77-year-old male Evanston resident was issued traffic citations for failure to reduce speed to avoid an...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 8:59 PM
Evanston police are investigating a juvenile burglary ring where teenage boys allegedly forced other children to commit crimes on their behalf, authorities announced today.
One 16-year-old Chicago boy was arrested Aug. 22 and charged with residential...
| Jun 20, 2012
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....
| Jun 21, 2012
| 10:42 AM
Gov. Pat Quinn today approved legislation requiring thousands of retired state employees to chip in on the costs of health care insurance that many of them get for little or nothing.
The law attempts to rein in the state’s rising costs but also...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 7:57 AM
A $650,000 grant will pave the way for a new health center in Evanston that will target low-income patients, officials said today.
TheU.S. Department of Health and Human Servicesgrant will allow the city to create a “federally qualified health...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 10:56 AM
Illinois has a new acting United States Attorney.
Gary S. Shapiro will become Acting United States Attorney on July 1, 2012, after Patrick J. Fitzgerald steps down.
Shapiro will then take over as the top federal law enforcement official in the...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 8:12 AM
If you're looking to add the freshest fruits, vegetables, baked goods, cheeses and flowers to your dinner table, look no further than in your own backyard. Don't see a farmers market near your town listed below?
Check out the Illinois Department of...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 8:11 AM
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...
| Jul 9, 2010
Expecting children? Expect to cough up some big bucks.
The grand total for middle-income parents raising one child from birth to age 17 is $222,360, which doesn't include college tuition, according to the recently released U.S. Department of Agriculture'...
| Jan 20, 2011
| 8:14 PM
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...
| Aug 4, 2011
The number of gay and lesbian households in Illinois jumped dramatically over the last decade, in part a reflection of societal changes that have made it easier for couples to be open about being in a same-sex relationship.
In Illinois, the number of...