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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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  • Bank robbery suspect fatally shot by Evanston police

    Bank robbery suspect fatally shot by Evanston police
    Evanston police announced today they believe the man police shot and killed this week after a downtown bank robbery also is responsible for murdering two Evanston brothers in the basement of their tobacco shop this July. Authorities said Kevin Ross, 29,...
  • Pedestrian fatally struck by Metra train in Evanston

    Pedestrian fatally struck by Metra train in Evanston
    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...
  • Samantha Irby talks 'Meaty'

    Samantha Irby talks 'Meaty'
    According to BeyoncĂ©'s song “Me, Myself & I,” this is how the pop star deals with a breakup: “I realized I got/ Me, myself and I/ That's all I got in the end/ That's what I found out/ Ain't no need to cry/ I took a vow that from now on/...
  • Libraries reinvent themselves for the 21st century

    Libraries reinvent themselves for the 21st century
    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...
  • Harvey Clarke Mansion future still controversial in Evanston

    Harvey Clarke Mansion future still controversial in Evanston
    Evanston residents have been abuzz about the future of the Harley Clarke Mansion since last year, when the city announced a plan to convert the lakefront landmark into a privately held hotel. That idea collapsed amid strong community opposition, and now...
  • Evanston Arts Center gets more time at Harley Clarke mansion

    Evanston Arts Center gets more time at Harley Clarke mansion
    The Evanston Arts Center is getting more time before it must move out of the Harley Clarke mansion. Evanston City Council members voted 8-0 late Monday to give the arts organization until Jan. 31, 2015, to move out of the aging lakefront landmark. The...
  • Evanston shooting leaves 1 dead

    Evanston shooting leaves 1 dead
    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...
  • Evanston man held without bail in 1988 Rogers Park murder

    Evanston man held without bail in 1988 Rogers Park murder
    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...
  • Evanston man charged with sex abuse, soliciting of 14-year-old

    Evanston man charged with sex abuse, soliciting of 14-year-old
    An Evanston man exchanged text messages last fall with a 14-year-old he met on Craigslist before paying for a taxi to take him to his home, where the teen performed a sex act on him, prosecutors said Saturday. Jonathan Labe, 53, of the 900 block Reba...
  • Girls hoops blog | Gaters gets another recount

    Girls hoops blog | Gaters gets another recount
    Let's try this again. Officially, Marshall coach Dorothy Gaters needs one more victory to reach 1,000 in her career. At first, Gaters thought her 1,000th win occurred last week in a regional title game victory over St. Joseph. She found out from an...
  • Evanston man charged in North Side sex assault

    Evanston man charged in North Side sex assault
    A north suburban man has been charged with sexually assaulting a 19-year-old woman on a CTA Red Line platform Sunday, police said. Barry A. Marquez, 28, of the 2300 block of Bradley Place in Evanston, has been charged with criminal sexual abuse/force...
  • Boys hoops blog | Helfgot's Class 4A outlook

    Boys hoops blog | Helfgot's Class 4A outlook
    Four of the five members of last year's Tribune All-State first team were not seniors, and their teams occupied the top four spots in the Tribune's preseason Top 20. They're still there. What promised to be an exciting season has already brought us...