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Northwestern University draws a diverse population to the North Shore suburb. Read more about Evanston, IL
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  • Buckwheat Zydeco beats cancer, announces tour

    Buckwheat Zydeco beats cancer, announces tour
    An Alligator Records Press Release today announced that Grammy Award-winning singer and accordionist Stanley "Buckwheat" Dural, Jr., leader of Buckwheat Zydeco, has been declared cancer free by his doctors. Last January, Buckwheat announced he was being...
  • Products that prevent summer brain drain

    Products that prevent summer brain drain
    For kids, summer means three months off from reading, writing and arithmetic. But during that break, growing minds can lose educational skills acquired during the school year, according to the National Summer Learning Association. “When you’...
  • Corrie Wallace, helps immigrants with education

     Corrie Wallace, helps immigrants with education
    Corrie Wallace has helped immigrant parents — from the Philippines, Mexico, Malawi, Russia, Poland, Pakistan and elsewhere — navigate the sometimes puzzling American public school system, giving them tools, as she says, to "help parents help...
  • Winter storm: Snow tapers off here, Northeast braces for blizzard

    Winter storm: Snow tapers off here, Northeast braces for blizzard
    A winter storm dumped almost 9 inches of heavy, wet snow in some far northern suburbs before tapering off Thursday evening. A winter storm warning was set to expire at midnight for Lake and McHenry counties, with Cook, DuPage and DeKalb counties under a...
  • DuPage levels new charges against man accused of salon heists

    DuPage levels new charges against man accused of salon heists
    The Evanston culinary student implicated in several beauty salon robberies in and around Chicago has been charged in four additional holdups in DuPage County, prosecutors said Friday. Jason Logsdon, 41, has been held without bail in Cook County since...
  • Evanston coin dealer gets probation for stolen goods

    Evanston coin dealer gets probation for stolen goods
    An Evanston rare coin dealer has pleaded guilty to buying thousands of dollars worth of purportedly stolen coins, jewelry, watches and other valuables from undercover police officers posing as burglars, according to court records.   James Coello, 47, of...
  • Man charged in baseball bat beating now faces murder charge

    Man charged in baseball bat beating now faces murder charge
    Charges have been upgraded to murder for a man already in custody after police said he beat an 86-year-old man with a baseball bat so badly the man died in September. Donald Henry, 56, was charged Thursday morning with murder, according to Chicago...
  • Association sues Evanston condo owner over bedbug extermination

    Association sues Evanston condo owner over bedbug extermination
    A condominium association in Evanston is suing a man, claiming he refused to let the association treat his unit for bedbugs. In September 2011, the Maisonette Condominium Association discovered a bedbug infestation at its building on the 2000 block of...
  • Prosecutors: Housemate killed 86-year-old man over can of food

    Prosecutors: Housemate killed 86-year-old man over can of food
    An 86-year-old man who died last fall of injuries from a beating had been attacked by his housemate with a baseball bat in a dispute over a can of food, prosecutors said today. Ellison Jordan Jr. died Sept. 22, five months after he was attacked in his...
  • Evanston man dies following Skokie car crash

    Evanston man dies following Skokie car crash
    An Evanston man died after his car crashed into a tree in Skokie late this morning, possibly following a heart attack, officials said. Irving Yaross, 89, of the 300 block of Darrow Avenue in Evanston, was declared dead at 11:50 a.m. at St. Francis...
  • Lillian J. Stevens, secretary

    Lillian J. Stevens, secretary
    Lillian J. Stevens, who had worked as a dental assistant and medical secretary, died Friday of respiratory failure at the Presbyterian Home of Maryland in Towson. She was 101. The daughter of a haberdasher and a homemaker, the former Lillian Jett was...