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The Medill Justice Project, best-known for exonerating the wrongly convicted, released a study Tuesday charting shaken baby convictions in the United States.
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Are you smarter than a 7th grade civics student?
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Evanston Township High School is proud to announce that 181 ETHS students have been recognized as 2013-14 Illinois State Scholars.
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On Friday, December 6, 2013 Executive Director, Carolyn Dellutri informed the Downtown Evanston Board of Directors that she will be leaving the organization as of Friday, January 3, 2014.
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Richard Williamson , a Chicago lawyer who served as a foreign policy expert and diplomat to Republican presidents, has died.
Evanston police issued an alert warning the community about a sexual assault that took place on Saturday, Dec. 8. During that incident, a man approached a 23-year-old Evanston woman just after midnight in the 1300 block of Maple Avenue, and knocked her to the ground, according to the alert.
Someone entered an unlocked 2002 Ford parked in a driveway in the 2500 block of Marcy Avenue between 8:23 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4, and 9:48 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, according to police.
Evanston police say they are "making forward progress" on the homicide of Floyd Gibert, 30, who was shot to death in northwest Evanston this Saturday .
A 32-year-old Chicago man faces multiple felony charges after a drug deal turned into an armed robbery and finally a car crash on Sunday afternoon.
Evanston police arrested one person and recovered a handgun, crack cocaine and $1,000 in cash in what they believe was a drug deal gone awry Sunday afternoon.
A pedestrian was struck and killed by a Metra train around 1 a.m. Sunday, according to officials.
In this Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, file photo, Emanuel Jumatate, from Chicago, hugs his new Xbox One after he purchased it at a Best Buy in Evanston, Ill.
By Jennifer Fisher, Patch.com A 30-year-old Evanston man was shot and killed in the 2000 block of Darrow Avenue, Evanston, around 6:20 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, according to police.
There are so many concerts going on in the next seven days, that you'd think it were a holiday season or something.
Rick Cummins and John Scoullar adapted Antoine de Saint- Exupery's 1943 book about a stranded pilot who meets a young man, fallen from the sky, who delights the pilot with tales of his life.
Someone broke the window of an Evanston home and stole a box-style television, stove with oven and older model white fridge.