| Aug 26, 2014
| 4:56 PM
An Evanston man was injured after he lost control of a vehicle Monday night and crashed into an office building on U.S. Route 41 in Highland Park, officials said.
At about 5 p.m. Monday, the 41-year-old man veered off the highway and crashed into a...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 8:28 AM
Farmers markets in the city and suburbs are evolving into community markets reflecting the neighborhoods they represent and featuring not only fresh fruits and vegetables but artisan prepared foods and arts and crafts.
"We realized the markets were...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 7:43 AM
Cutting short a late-summer water gun fight, fourth-grader Ray Longstreet pedaled his bike down South Cuyler Avenue as fast as he could, his friends tailing behind on skateboards.
They wheeled into the entrance of Irving Elementary School and, after...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 6:03 PM
A man was shot to death and nine other people were wounded in shootings Thursday night and Friday morning, according to authorities.
The shootings were spread across the South Side except for a man wounded in Rogers Park, blocks south of the border with...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 10:47 AM
After a frigid and snowy winter — that lasted what, six months? — it appears that summer is finally here. Which makes it time for my annual Summer Eating List.
Patterned after the summer reading lists that haunted my school-age summers, this...
| Jul 31, 2014
For several weeks in the early 1960s, Genevieve Keilman kept a daily vigil at the hospital bedside of her son John after he was hit by a car and seriously injured.
Looking for a way to give back after her son's recovery, Mrs. Keilman became a...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 2:20 PM
A Chicago man faces a series of charges after police in Evanston said they arrested him Thursday with a loaded, .45-caliber semi-automatic handgun; body armor; a face mask; and a small amount of cannabis, according to authorities.
Officers on patrol...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 10:54 AM
An Evanston man died after he accidentally shot himself with his shotgun while "showing it off" to friends, authorities said.
Police found Eric Zyzanski, 31, after being called to his apartment in the 800 block of Howard Street around 9:45 p.m. Sunday,...
| Jul 3, 2014
Jerilyn "Jeri" Logemann, a professor in Northwestern University's Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders who also taught in NU's Feinberg School of Medicine, was recognized internationally for her work on swallowing disorders known as...
| Jul 10, 2014
Chicago-born actress and comedian Nora Dunn, one of the few alums of TV's "Saturday Night Live" based in the Chicago area, has sold her two-bedroom vintage condominium unit in Ukrainian Village for $258,500 and paid $185,000 for a condo in Evanston....
| Jun 26, 2014
| 9:10 AM
Click on the image above to view an interactive map of suburban farmers markets.
French Market in Winnetka
4-8:30 p.m., June 11, 18, 25; July 9, 16, 23, 30, Hubbard Woods Park, 939 Green Bay Road at Gage Street.
7 a.m.-1 p....