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Evanston
Northwestern University draws a diverse population to the North Shore suburb. Read more about Evanston, IL
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Top Evanston Articles

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  • Yearly picnic thrilled thousands of kids

    At a time when automobiles were rare but orphans were plentiful, a tradition began in Chicago to bring them together. The idea was simple: Why shouldn't a needy kid get to enjoy an automobile ride and fun picnic in the park? In 1904, five children from a...
  • Off-duty cop brings baby home, but stops robbery first

    Off-duty cop brings baby home, but stops robbery first
    Monday was an exciting day for off-duty Evergreen Park police officer Chris LeCompte. He got to take his newborn baby boy home, but first he had to thwart a robbery in a cafeteria at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. "It was an exciting day, but it didn't...
  • Kristin Cavallari cited in Illinois for driving with California license

    Kristin Cavallari cited in Illinois for driving with California license
    Kristin Cavallari was pulled over by police in Illinois on suspicion of speeding and was cited for driving without the state's driver's license. Perhaps she's taken a page from the DMX driving school? The "Laguna Hills"/"The Hills" alum was...
  • Best Chicago stores for camping gear

    Best Chicago stores for camping gear
    It’s finally camping season. But before you pack up your car and head to the campgrounds, there are a few things you need to know to make sure this trip goes off without a hitch. The first rule of camping is to leave all your technology behind,...
  • “Chicago Fire” puts its title city at center stage

     
    We think it’s safe to say that Chicago is officially back on the film and television map. The city’s always been an attractive place to shoot — rich in history and architecture, and possessing an abundance of patina. But until the tax...
  • 1 fatally stabbed on North Side, man dies after shooting in July

    1 fatally stabbed on North Side, man dies after shooting in July
    A Dolton man was fatally stabbed on the far North Side this morning and a man who was shot last month died from his injuries, officials said. Anthony Price, 35, of the 200 block of East 140th Street in Dolton was pronounced dead at 3:10 p.m. at St....
  • Woman held on bail in fatal Rogers Park stabbing

    Woman held on bail in fatal Rogers Park stabbing
    An 18-year-old woman charged with fatally stabbing a Dolton man on Thursday in what police called a domestic-related incident was ordered held in lieu of $2 million bail today. Dezarai Gardner of the 2000 block of West Jarvis Avenue is charged with...
  • Autumn theater sneak peek: 50 shows for the next few months

    Autumn theater sneak peek: 50 shows for the next few months
    As the days grow shorter and the temperatures drop, the theater scene offers its own bountiful fall harvest. From heirlooms to hybrids, homegrown treats to intriguing imports, the list below highlights just a few of the toothsome possibilities on the...
  • At American Indian Center's 60th Powwow, both ritual and dance contest

     At American Indian Center's 60th Powwow, both ritual and dance contest
    The history of Native Americans contains many sorrowful narratives of displacement and broken promises from the United States government. The American Indian Center of Chicago, located in Uptown, has its roots in that history. But at 60 years old, the...
  • Nersa "Nena" Alvarez Maceo Mitchell

    Nersa "Nena" Alvarez Maceo Mitchell
    Nersa "Nena" Alvarez Maceo Mitchell passed away peacefully on June 17, 2013 at the age of 83. She was born on November 20, 1929 in Puerto Padre, Cuba. She leaves behind her beloved family including husband Joseph Mitchell and 5 children: Thomas, Joseph...
  • 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...