| May 20, 2014
| 12:14 PM
Upset that there is no trauma center that serves adults on the South Side, demonstrators are pressing again this week for the University of Chicago to reopen the unit it closed in 1988. The protesters, some of them clergy members, say it's incongruous for...
| 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.
| Apr 9, 2014
Meg Finnegan thought she might never be able to afford to have a baby.
Finnegan, who is self-employed and has a pre-existing medical condition, was having trouble finding health insurance at all, let alone a policy that would cover pregnancy and...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 3:42 AM
Alante Vallejo’s jeans and red shirt lay strewn across a sidewalk where Chicago meets Evanston on Friday afternoon as two of his friends watched homicide investigators begin trying to figure out who killed him.
The tragic scene on the Rogers...
| May 14, 2014
| 1:34 PM
An Evanston teenager has been sentenced to 33 years in prison after being found guilty of attempted first-degree murder and other felony charges in the April 2011 shooting of another teen in an Evanston McDonald’s restaurant, authorities said today....
| May 8, 2014
When a beloved crossing guard at Evanston's Washington School faced homelessness a few years ago, one of the ways her supporters rallied to help was through a potluck dinner at the local community center.
International potluck dinners have also been big...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 1:11 PM
Three people were killed and at least 19 wounded in shootings across Chicago between Friday afternoon and early Saturday morning, including two officers wounded in a Far South Side shootout.
The shootout was one of two officer-involved shootings...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 11:34 PM
Authorities found a body in Lake Michigan off the Evanston shoreline on Saturday, according to police in the northern suburb.
Police were called to the 2300 block of Campus Drive about 6:10 p.m. Saturday after the body was spotted, according to a...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 2:25 PM
Multiple felony and misdemeanor charges were filed Tuesday against a Wilmette woman who police said was involved in a series of hit-and-run crashes in Evanston on Sunday that left one person in serious condition, authorities said.
Annemarie T. O'...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 4:30 PM
A Chicago business executive was ordered held in lieu of $150,000 after being charged with having sex with a 14-year-old boy who he met on Craigslist last year, prosecutors said Saturday.
Glenn A. Lapidus, 46, of the 2000 block of North Bissell Street...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 12:09 PM
A man has been charged in connection with a Monday afternoon carjacking in Evanston and with attempting to take another vehicle in northern suburb earlier in that day, authorities said Wednesday.
Reneil R. Downer, 19, of the 1300 block of Ashland Avenue...
| May 6, 2014
| 5:55 AM
Someone at Evanston Township High School may have contracted a case of mumps, health officials warn in an alert to parents.
In a letter distributed Monday, the Evanston Health Department tells parents "a person in your child's school may have...