4 hrs ago
Author of 'The Magical Stranger' to Lecture at Medill
Journalist and author Stephen Rodrick will discuss his new book, "The Magical Stranger: A Son's Journey into His Father's Life," Thursday, May 23, at Northwestern University.
17 hrs ago
5 dead, 18 wounded in city gun violence
Five people have been killed and at least 18 others wounded - including a 12-year-old boy left in critical condition - in shootings across the city since Friday night.
Sun May 19, 2013
And the Summer Festivals Begin
This coming weekend, Schaumburg presents the Prairie Arts Festival. But wait, don't miss all the good stuff up until then.
Sat May 18, 2013
Woman Offers to Help, Steals CTA Card
Arrests: DUI, Battery Brian Phillip Brown, 25, of the 9200 block of Lawler in Skokie, was arrested and charged with driving under the influence at 3 p.m. Thursday, May 16, in the 400 block of Barton, according to police.
Man shot outside Westfield Old Orchard Mall
A young man was wounded in a shooting in north suburban Skokie Friday night, outside the Old Orchard Shopping Center.
Floods can't stop Des Plaines River canoe race
But that doesn't mean organizers didn't have a few things to worry about in the wake of last month's floods.
Fri May 17, 2013
Shootings feed frustration, pleas for cooperation
Commander J. Parrott talks to Fifth Ward residents at a May 16 meeting about cooperating with police to fight back against and solve gun violence in the neighborhood.
Police: Woman Arrested for Prostitution Warrant
Battery Two visiting caretakers at a home on the 3500 block of Walnut St. got into a verbal and then a physical confrontation, Wilmette Police reports state.
Thu May 16, 2013
Falling Beam Kills Construction Worker At Northwestern University
A worker was killed when a beam fell on him at a Northwestern University construction site Thursday morning in north suburban Evanston.
What's the Going Rate For Lawn Service in Evanston?
This week: How much do lawn services cost? How much do you pay for your lawn service? And what does that cover - just mowing, or does it cover weeding, pruning, planting? Please share in the comments below - we promise we won't judge you! And if you've got a lawn service you love, tell us that too.
Rash of Cars Hit With Vandalism in Evanston
Theft from auto Cash, credit cards and keys were reported stolen from a car parked in the 500 block of Florence Avenue on May 13.
Wed May 15, 2013
Former ETHS Student Shot, Killed on South Side of Chicago
Former Evanston Township High School student Blake Ross, 20, was shot and killed on the far south side of Chicago early Sunday morning, according to multiple authorities.
PHOTOS: Evanston Bike Shop Takes on DIY Business Philosophy
The Pony Shop subscribes to the Proverb: "Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day.
Starbucks Opens New Downtown Evanston Store
Have you been to the new Starbucks in downtown Evanston? What do you think of the new location? The new Starbucks at 1734 Sherman Ave.
When Do Beaches Open in Evanston?
Are you ready for summer days filled with swimming and lounging around the beach? Here's a list of public beach locations and their hours.
Cyclists gather May 15 for Ride of Silence
You've heard about tragic bike accidents. You've seen white bikes to honor those who've lost their lives while cycling .
Spacious Evanston apartments near the Purple Line
The one- and two-bedroom vintage apartments at 618 Hinman in Evanston have been renovated but retain many of their original vintage touches, including hardwood floors, large sun rooms, decorative fireplaces and complex crown and baseboard moldings.
Tue May 14, 2013
Cops probe Chicago shooting death's connection to Evanston cases
Local investigators and Chicago police are cooperating in their investigation of the weekend shooting of a 20-year-old Evanston man whose name has come up in the continuing violence in Evanston, police confirmed Tuesday.
Power Shuts Movie Theater in Downtown Evanston
Patrons at the Century 12 Theater were in for a twist on Tuesday afternoon, when a power outage in downtown Evanston halted projectors and cancelled movie showtimes.
Evanston: A Look at Metra Stops, Income Level
A look at income levels in suburban towns with Metra stops provides a glimpse at the disparity in wealth throughout the area, according to a map by Crain's Chicago Business Journal.