| Jan 16, 2014
| 7:31 AM
Ani Gogova and Ian Maksin: The Chicago-based piano-cello duo performs as part of the Jewel Box Series. 7:30 p.m. Friday, Recital Hall and Auditorium, Northeastern Illinois University, 3701 W. Bryn Mawr Ave.; $10-$25; 773-442-4636, boxoffice.neiu.edu...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 6:07 AM
A 45-year-old man was fatally struck by a Metra train in north suburban Evanston early this morning, authorities said.
About 1 a.m., an outbound train along the Union Pacific / North Line struck the pedestrian just south of Main Street, Metra...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 4:19 PM
A 30-year-old Evanston man on parole died after a shooting in the north suburb on Saturday evening, authorities said.
The shooting happened about 6:20 p.m. in the 2000 block of Darrow Avenue, Evanston Police Department Cmdr. Jay Parrott said in a news...
| Dec 12, 2013
For centuries, the defining role of the library has been as a repository of books. Now, in the 21st century, the library faces perhaps its most momentous challenge: Americans are moving away increasingly from the printed page to digital screens for...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 12:49 PM
A convicted felon charged in the 1988 slaying of a woman in her Rogers Park apartment was ordered held without bail today, authorities said.
DNA evidence helped Chicago police arrest Prentice Phillips, 48, of Evanston, who was charged Thursday with...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 5:34 PM
A second former CTA executive with decades of transit experience will soon be overseeing policy at Metra.
Cook County commissioners representing the north and west suburbs unanimously appointed retired CTA safety and security official John Plante on...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 12:11 PM
Like the series finale of "Breaking Bad," last weekend's college football slate was fantastic. With its victory over LSU, Georgia firmly planted its flag in the national title hunt. Alabama rolled Ole Miss, Notre Dame disappointed, Ohio State balled...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 4:59 PM
Jean Rolfing Cleland, whose social activism ranged from fighting for the rights of migrant workers to protesting against the Vietnam War, made open housing the focus of her volunteer efforts more than 60 years ago.
The Wilmette mother of six started the...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 3:29 PM
An Evanston man was ordered held on $600,000 bail today and accused of sexually assaulting and severely beating a 14-year-old runaway he allegedly forced into prostitution.
Donzell Mintz, 21, was charged with involuntary sexual servitude of a minor,...
| Oct 7, 2013
As debate swirls around the federal Affordable Care Act, officials in north suburban Cook County have already geared up to serve as an information source.
In Maine Township, officials are exploring the prospect of the township serving as a federally...
| Oct 9, 2013
The following were taken from police reports:
•On Oct. 6, a driver trying to parallel park at the south curb near Millen's Hardware backed up and struck a parked vehicle, then pulled forward and struck a second vehicle, which was...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 3:46 PM
The following items were taken from police records.
On Oct. 13, a 47-year-old Wheeling man was arrested at a business in the 1400 block of Milwaukee Avenue and was charged with domestic battery and interference to reporting domestic battery....