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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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  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Police: Woman caused several hit-and-run crashes in Evanston

    Police: Woman caused several hit-and-run crashes in Evanston
    Charges are pending today against a 63-year-old Wilmette woman who was allegedly involved in several hit-and-run crashes in Evanston on Sunday morning, injuring at least two people, before she was arrested in Skokie, officials said. Evanston police...
  • Girls hoops blog | Gaters gets another recount

    Girls hoops blog | Gaters gets another recount
    Let's try this again. Officially, Marshall coach Dorothy Gaters needs one more victory to reach 1,000 in her career. At first, Gaters thought her 1,000th win occurred last week in a regional title game victory over St. Joseph. She found out from an...
  • Phil Vettel recommends: Easter dining

    Phil Vettel recommends: Easter dining
    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...
  • Wilmette woman charged in series of Evanston crashes

    Wilmette woman charged in series of Evanston crashes
    Multiple felony and misdemeanor charges were filed Tuesday against a Wilmette woman who police said was involved in a series of hit-and-run crashes in Evanston on Sunday that left one person in serious condition, authorities said. Annemarie T. O'...
  • Police: Arrests made in North Shore heroin ring

    Police: Arrests made in North Shore heroin ring
    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. Authorities...