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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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  • 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...
  • At least 9 wounded by gunfire across Chicago

    At least 9 wounded by gunfire across Chicago
    At least nine people were shot across the city between Friday and Saturday mornings, including three incidents where two people were wounded by gunfire. Two men in their 20s were shot about 2:30 a.m. Saturday morning in the Northwest Side neighborhood...
  • Web-based info may not increase cancer screening

    Web-based info may not increase cancer screening
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Offering women information on colon cancer screening via the web does not get them to take up screening any more effectively than printed materials, according to a new study. "It's disappointing that the web didn't have more...
  • Weight loss? There's an app for that

    Weight loss? There's an app for that
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Mobile devices that let people track how much they eat and exercise may help them shed pounds over and above the benefits of a typical weight-loss program, a new study suggests. Researchers found overweight and obese adults...
  • Top Chicago indie albums: BBU, Willis Earl Beal, Hood Internet

    Top Chicago indie albums: BBU, Willis Earl Beal, Hood Internet
    As each year winds down, Turn It Up focuses on the best of Chicago's independent music scene. Here are my 10 favorite local indie releases for 2012: 1. BBU, “Bell Hooks” (Mad Decent/Mishka): This hip-hop crew announced on Twitter that it was...
  • Man, 19, shot dead in Evanston

    Man, 19, shot dead in Evanston
    Police are asking for the public's help after a 19-year-old man was shot and killed in Evanston tonight. Police responded to several calls of shots fired about 6:15 p.m. and found the 19-year old man shot on the parkway in the 1800 block of Brown Avenue,...
  • The spread of speculoos

    The spread of speculoos
    After its creation was announced via nationwide broadcast, people lined up to buy the very first versions. It's lightweight, has been the subject of fierce patent battles and is so addictive you can't put it down, even when you know you should. We're...
  • Bicyclist, 68, dies after hit by car: 'He was a cheerful guy'

    Bicyclist, 68, dies after hit by car: 'He was a cheerful guy'
    Lawrence McKenney knew something was wrong. He had been waiting for hours for his 68-year-old younger brother to return from his job at Northeastern Illinois University Thursday evening. “When I got a call from the hospital, my stomach dropped....
  • Interview: The horror! 'Collector' scribe talks fright flicks

    Interview: The horror! 'Collector' scribe talks fright flicks
    When Hollywood needs someone to write a horror movie sequel, it calls Evanston-raised screenwriter Patrick Melton and writing partner and Macomb, Ill., native Marcus Dunstan. Melton and Dunstan, you might remember, won Bravo's "Project Greenlight"...
  • 1 killed, 1 wounded in separate shootings

    1 killed, 1 wounded in separate shootings
    A 49-year-old man was shot dead and another man was critically wounded today in separate shootings on the West Side. The 49-year-old was pronounced dead after being shot this afternoon in the Lawndale neighborhood, officials said. Bruce Bennett, of...
  • Collisions leave two pedestrians dead, one critically injured

    Collisions leave two pedestrians dead, one critically injured
    A vehicle struck two pedestrians in the Ravenswood neighborhood Friday night, killing one and leaving the other in critical condition, police said. In a separate collision in the Archer Heights neighborhood, a 61-year-man died after being struck by a...