| Jun 24, 2014
| 4:00 PM
Evanston senior Parker English has been named the Gatorade Athlete of the Year among Illinois girls track and field participants.
English won the 200- and 400-meter races May 24 at the IHSA Class 3A state meet. She also finished third in the 100. She...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 1:29 PM
A three-month investigation into an alleged north suburban heroin distribution ring has led to the arrests of a former Wilmette resident, an Evanston resident, a Glencoe resident and a juvenile from Chicago, authorities announced today.
| Jun 10, 2014
| 9:56 AM
What happens when an ace Chicago blues guitarist meets up with a scorching Chicago soul singer?
Fire meets fire.
You can hear it on the key tracks of Dave Specter's deeply satisfying, jazz-tinged new album, "Message in Blue" (on Chicago's Delmark...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 10:25 AM
The following items were taken from police reports.
Thirteen feet of graffiti was sprayed in black and silver paint at Maple Park on the CTA wall on March 20.
A Chicago man, 18, was arrested and charged with defacement at the Wilmette...
| May 2, 2014
| 10:34 PM
An Evanston woman, 54, was charged April 28 with DUI after a traffic stop in the 400 block of Green Bay Road.
A man battered his ex-girlfriend April 26 at the Edens Plaza and took her vehicle. Police are investigating.
Two men and a woman stole 10...
| May 6, 2014
| 1:05 PM
For the second time in three years, Park Ridge will consider whether to get most of its water from Evanston instead of Chicago.
The city on Monday was invited to join Niles and Morton Grove in pursuing water from Evanston — a move officials from...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 3:30 PM
Police are investigating whether the body of a woman found along the shore of Lake Michigan in Evanston late this morning is that of a Des Plaines woman reported missing in February.
The woman’s body was found along the lakefront in the 800...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 2:26 PM
An Evanston man was sentenced today to 10 years in prison in the 2011 beating death of another man who claimed to want to kiss him during a party they both attended, authorities said.
Ricardo E. Munoz, 38, of the 1200 block of Dodge Avenue, pleaded...
| May 8, 2014
Helen Heyrman, executive director of the first Home Health Care Association in the country, earned the moniker "Home Health Helen" and received 28 national, state and local awards for her dedication as an early leader in the field of aging.
| Apr 7, 2014
| 1:55 PM
Charges are pending today against a 63-year-old Wilmette woman who was allegedly involved in several hit-and-run crashes in Evanston on Sunday morning, injuring at least two people, before she was arrested in Skokie, officials said.
| Jun 6, 2014
In their alternately affectionate and raucous joint memoir, "Good Talk Dad: The Birds and the Bees ... and Other Conversations We Forgot to Have," network news personalities Bill and Willie Geist riff and reminisce about their lives thus far as one of...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 7:19 AM
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Jane Dailey is a professor of American history at the University of Chicago and the Law School. She has published extensively on the history and law of race in the United States since the Civil War.