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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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  • Evanston man gets 10 years for killing man over a kiss

    Evanston man gets 10 years for killing man over a kiss
    An Evanston man was sentenced today to 10 years in prison in the 2011 beating death of another man who claimed to want to kiss him during a party they both attended, authorities said. Ricardo E. Munoz, 38, of the 1200 block of Dodge Avenue, pleaded...
  • Demonstrators again press for U of C trauma center

    Demonstrators again press for U of C trauma center
    Upset that there is no trauma center that serves adults on the South Side, demonstrators are pressing again this week for the University of Chicago to reopen the unit it closed in 1988. The protesters, some of them clergy members, say it's incongruous for...
  • 'Hairy Who & The Chicago Imagists' get their due in new doc

    'Hairy Who & The Chicago Imagists' get their due in new doc
    Leslie Buchbinder comes from money. She knows influence. Her family made its reputation in the refrigeration business, and one of the ways her father invested was by collecting art. They are well-connected in the Chicago art world. In particular, the...
  • Evanston teen gets 33 years in shooting

    Evanston teen gets 33 years in shooting
    An Evanston teenager has been sentenced to 33 years in prison after being found guilty of attempted first-degree murder and other felony charges in the April 2011 shooting of another teen in an Evanston McDonald’s restaurant, authorities said today....
  • Helen Heyrman, 1920-2014, a leader in home care, dies

     Helen Heyrman, 1920-2014, a leader in home care, dies
    Helen Heyrman, executive director of the first Home Health Care Association in the country, earned the moniker "Home Health Helen" and received 28 national, state and local awards for her dedication as an early leader in the field of aging. "Helen...
  • Potlucks could be banned in Evanston schools

     Potlucks could be banned in Evanston schools
    When a beloved crossing guard at Evanston's Washington School faced homelessness a few years ago, one of the ways her supporters rallied to help was through a potluck dinner at the local community center. International potluck dinners have also been big...
  • A guide to walking tours in Chicago, Evanston

    A guide to walking tours in Chicago, Evanston
    How many times has this happened to you? You're taking out-of-town visitors around the Loop or another popular neighborhood, and they point to a building you've seen thousands of times before and ask "What's that?" You hem and haw while your credibility...
  • Hot Doug's and the melancholy of closed restaurants

    Hot Doug's and the melancholy of closed restaurants
    There's something about coming across a newly vacated restaurant that feels like a gut punch. Businesses close all the time in sometimes startling, often melancholy-inducing ways. (Dominick's RIP.) But you shop in stores. You live in restaurants....
  • Park Ridge to again consider water source change

    Park Ridge to again consider water source change
    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...
  • Evanston Township High School families warned of possible mumps case

    Evanston Township High School families warned of possible mumps case
    Someone at Evanston Township High School may have contracted a case of mumps, health officials warn in an alert to parents. In a letter distributed Monday, the Evanston Health Department tells parents "a person in your child's school may have...
  • Police reports: Police chase, tossed eggs, stolen baby formula

    Police reports: Police chase, tossed eggs, stolen baby formula
    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...