| Dec 20, 2013
| 10:50 AM
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,...
| 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...
| Sep 22, 2013
According to Beyoncé'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/...
| 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...
| Feb 12, 2014
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...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 7:40 AM
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.
| 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 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...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 3:15 PM
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...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 5:08 PM
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...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 12:01 PM
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...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 5:13 PM
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...