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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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  • North Shore group uses dogs to promote literacy

    North Shore group uses dogs to promote literacy
    Next to the fear of speaking in front of the class, for some young children, is a fear of reading out loud in class. It's the dread of reading words that made sense last night at the kitchen table, but now seem impossible to sound out. Growing panic...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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,...
  • Evanston man held without bail in 1988 Rogers Park murder

    Evanston man held without bail in 1988 Rogers Park murder
    A convicted felon charged in the 1988 slaying of a woman in her Rogers Park apartment was ordered held without bail today, authorities said. DNA evidence helped Chicago police arrest Prentice Phillips, 48, of Evanston, who was charged Thursday with...
  • Libraries reinvent themselves for the 21st century

    Libraries reinvent themselves for the 21st century
    For centuries, the defining role of the library has been as a repository of books. Now, in the 21st century, the library faces perhaps its most momentous challenge: Americans are moving away increasingly from the printed page to digital screens for...
  • Evanston shooting leaves 1 dead

    Evanston shooting leaves 1 dead
    A 30-year-old Evanston man on parole died after a shooting in the north suburb on Saturday evening, authorities said. The shooting happened about 6:20 p.m. in the 2000 block of Darrow Avenue, Evanston Police Department Cmdr. Jay Parrott said in a news...