| Dec 29, 2013
| 6:11 PM
One by one, owners, employees and customers gathered Sunday in a coffee shop kitty-corner from three downtown Evanston businesses that had just been destroyed in a fire.
All morning, they hugged and they cried. They watched gray smoke billow from the...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 5:11 PM
The battle for Illinois returns to Chicago this weekend. Northwestern hosts Illinois in men's basketball on Sunday in a rivalry that has grown in intensity. RedEye caught up with several Chicago-area natives on the Wildcats and Illini to talk basketball,...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 6:48 AM
A 53-year-old man was shot by a Skokie police officer on Saturday after the man lunged at the officer with a knife, police said.
The incident began at about 9:40 a.m. on Saturday when Skokie police were notified by Evanston police that a person...
| Sep 4, 2013
Amateur cooking schools and classes by independent teachers are listed in alphabetical order by category; general classes are listed by geographic area.
Fees are listed where available. Inclusion does not imply endorsement by the Tribune. NEW means...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 12:03 PM
The history of Native Americans contains many sorrowful narratives of displacement and broken promises from the United States government. The American Indian Center of Chicago, located in Uptown, has its roots in that history. But at 60 years old, the...
| Sep 6, 2013
As the days grow shorter and the temperatures drop, the theater scene offers its own bountiful fall harvest. From heirlooms to hybrids, homegrown treats to intriguing imports, the list below highlights just a few of the toothsome possibilities on the...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 5:40 AM
Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler's wife was stopped for speeding as she drove into Evanston from Chicago on Friday and was required to drive to Evanston police headquarters to post bail because she has an out-of-state driver's license, police said....
| Sep 6, 2013
| 4:49 PM
Kristin Cavallari was pulled over by police in Illinois on suspicion of speeding and was cited for driving without the state's driver's license.
Perhaps she's taken a page from the DMX driving school?
The "Laguna Hills"/"The Hills" alum was...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 2:46 AM
Does your home have what it takes to star in a movie or TV show? Maybe it's a rustic retreat or a classic Colonial. Whatever the style, if it matches the director's vision, you might have yourself a deal.
There's a steady need for unique locations for...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 7:47 PM
An 18-year-old man has been charged in the shooting death last week of a man outside his home about a block from the campus of Evanston Township High School, police said.
Matthew A. Dubose has been charged with first-degree murder in the slaying about 11...
| 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/...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
BIRTHDAY GAL: Actress Elizabeth McGovern was born in Evanston, Ill., on this day in 1961. This birthday gal currently stars as Cora, Countess of Grantham, on the popular PBS series "Downtown Abbey." She's also appeared in such films as "Clash of the...