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Evanston

Evanston
Northwestern University draws a diverse population to the North Shore suburb. Read more about Evanston, IL
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  • Bank robbery suspect fatally shot by Evanston police

    Bank robbery suspect fatally shot by Evanston police
    Evanston police announced today they believe the man police shot and killed this week after a downtown bank robbery also is responsible for murdering two Evanston brothers in the basement of their tobacco shop this July. Authorities said Kevin Ross, 29,...
  • Cops: Man shot, killed after bank robbery linked to double murder

    Cops: Man shot, killed after bank robbery linked to double murder
    Evanston police announced today they believe the man police shot and killed this week after a downtown bank robbery also is responsible for murdering two Evanston brothers in the basement of their tobacco shop this July. Authorities said Kevin Ross, 29,...
  • Family of slain brothers says it still wants answers

    Family of slain brothers says it still wants answers
    Farheen Hakeem said her family wanted an arrest. They wanted a trial. They wanted to see the evidence and hear the reasons that someone would kill her two brothers. She and other family members got some small part of that Friday. That's when...
  • Family of slain brothers says they still want answers

    Family of slain brothers says they still want answers
    Farheen Hakeem said her family wanted an arrest. They wanted a trial. They wanted to see the evidence and hear the reasons that someone would kill her two brothers. She and other family members got some small part of that last week. But on Saturday they...
  • Save the Tables 2013: Your table is reserved for New Year's Eve

    Save the Tables 2013: Your table is reserved for New Year's Eve
    New Year's Eve is just six days away. Do you have your dinner reservations yet? If not, I've got a few extras. More than 130, actually. As I've done for the last 13 years (and 18 of the last 20), I've made reservations, in my name, at restaurants...
  • Evanston fire wrecks 3 businesses, injures firefighter

    Evanston fire wrecks 3 businesses, injures firefighter
    One by one, owners, employees and customers gathered Sunday in a coffee shop kitty-corner from three downtown Evanston businesses that had just been destroyed in a fire.  All morning, they hugged and they cried. They watched gray smoke billow from the...
  • Officials: 'Nothing suspicious' in Evanston eatery fire

    Officials: 'Nothing suspicious' in Evanston eatery fire
    A mechanical or electrical problem is suspected as the cause of a weekend fire that destroyed a popular Evanston eatery and damage several other businesses. "There's nothing suspicious at this time on it," Evanston Fire Chief Thomas Janetske said....
  • Ice skating rinks in and around Chicago

    Outdoor Lincoln Park Zoo Ice Skating Rink The city’s newest rink opens November 29 in Lincoln Park Zoo’s Farm-in-the-Zoo. Take skating breaks and visit the animals while you're here. 2001 N. Clark St. (312-742-2000). Through Mar. 2. $5;...
  • Chicago area Christmas choral music abounds

    Chicago area Christmas choral music abounds
    It seems as if everywhere you turn this month in and around Chicago, you'll find choirs large, small and in-between raising their voices in joyous celebration of Christmas. Here is our annual guide to the seasonal choral bounty (events are listed in...
  • Pedestrian fatally struck by Metra train in Evanston

    Pedestrian fatally struck by Metra train in Evanston
    A 45-year-old man was fatally struck by a Metra train in north suburban Evanston early this morning, authorities said. About 1 a.m., an outbound train along the Union Pacific / North Line struck the pedestrian just south of Main Street, Metra...
  • Pedal Power charity collects bikes for students

     Pedal Power charity collects bikes for students
    Nicole Basil was 8-years-old six years ago, and one day stood in her garage with her brother and dad, wondering what to do with the two bikes she had outgrown. They couldn't find a charity that would take them. "My parents taught me that we never really...