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Evanston

Evanston
Northwestern University draws a diverse population to the North Shore suburb. Read more about Evanston, IL
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  • Farmers markets listings for Chicago, suburbs

    Farmers markets listings for Chicago, suburbs
    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...
  • Countdown to high school football kickoff

    Countdown to high school football kickoff
    1. Game away from 400 as a head coach for Mount Carmel’s Frank Lenti, who is second all-time in wins (339) and first in state titles (11). 2. Heisman Trophy winners who played high school football in Illinois. Evanston’s Clint Frank and...
  • Man dead, 8 wounded in overnight shootings

    Man dead, 8 wounded in overnight shootings
    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...
  • Summer eating in Chicago

    Summer eating in Chicago
    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...
  • Man arrested with handgun, body armor: cops

    Man arrested with handgun, body armor: cops
    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...
  • Evanston man killed while 'showing off' shotgun to friends

    Evanston man killed while 'showing off' shotgun to friends
    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,...
  • Genevieve Keilman, 1917-2014

    Genevieve Keilman, 1917-2014
    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...
  • Northwestern Memorial among top 10 hospitals: U.S. News

    Northwestern Memorial among top 10 hospitals: U.S. News
    Northwestern Memorial Hospital ranked No. 10 in an annual list of the best hospitals in the nation, as compiled by U.S. News and World Report. The rankings cover nearly 5,000 medical centers nationwide. Scoring takes death rates and patient safety in...
  • Police: Body found along Evanston lakeshore

    Police: Body found along Evanston lakeshore
    Authorities found a body in Lake Michigan off the Evanston shoreline on Saturday, according to police in the northern suburb. Police were called to the 2300 block of Campus Drive about 6:10 p.m. Saturday after the body was spotted, according to a...
  • Woman carjacked in Evanston: cops

    Woman carjacked in Evanston: cops
    A man has been charged in connection with a Monday afternoon carjacking in Evanston and with attempting to take another vehicle in northern suburb earlier in that day, authorities said Wednesday. Reneil R. Downer, 19, of the 1300 block of Ashland Avenue...
  • Former Leader columnist dies

    Former Leader columnist dies
    Walter Avery Meares Jr., a former Burbank Leader columnist who wrote about city issues during the late 1980s and early 1990s, passed away peacefully in his Burbank home on July 9. He was 87. He wrote a column for more than five years covering everything...