| Jul 15, 2014
| 9:02 AM
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...
| 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...
| 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....
| 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,...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 1:29 PM
A three-month investigation into an alleged north suburban heroin distribution ring has led to the arrests of a former Wilmette resident, an Evanston resident, a Glencoe resident and a juvenile from Chicago, authorities announced today.
| Apr 2, 2014
| 8:48 AM
Easter is more than a week away, but as it's one of the most popular days for dining out (right up there with Mother's Day), early reservations are a must. Here are some picks for the April 20 holiday.
Autre Monde: Three-course brunch menu, $30. A la...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 9:56 AM
What happens when an ace Chicago blues guitarist meets up with a scorching Chicago soul singer?
Fire meets fire.
You can hear it on the key tracks of Dave Specter's deeply satisfying, jazz-tinged new album, "Message in Blue" (on Chicago's Delmark...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 10:25 AM
The following items were taken from police reports.
Thirteen feet of graffiti was sprayed in black and silver paint at Maple Park on the CTA wall on March 20.
A Chicago man, 18, was arrested and charged with defacement at the Wilmette...
| May 2, 2014
| 10:34 PM
An Evanston woman, 54, was charged April 28 with DUI after a traffic stop in the 400 block of Green Bay Road.
A man battered his ex-girlfriend April 26 at the Edens Plaza and took her vehicle. Police are investigating.
Two men and a woman stole 10...
| May 6, 2014
| 1:05 PM
For the second time in three years, Park Ridge will consider whether to get most of its water from Evanston instead of Chicago.
The city on Monday was invited to join Niles and Morton Grove in pursuing water from Evanston — a move officials from...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 3:30 PM
Police are investigating whether the body of a woman found along the shore of Lake Michigan in Evanston late this morning is that of a Des Plaines woman reported missing in February.
The woman’s body was found along the lakefront in the 800...