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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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  • Obamacare and its effect on women's health

    Obamacare and its effect on women's health
    Meg Finnegan thought she might never be able to afford to have a baby. Finnegan, who is self-employed and has a pre-existing medical condition, was having trouble finding health insurance at all, let alone a policy that would cover pregnancy and...
  • Girls shouldn't wear leggings to school -- and progressive parents should agree

    A middle school in Evanston, Ill., has issued a new dress code barring girls from wearing shorts, leggings and yoga pants to school, on the grounds that the leg-displaying garments are “distracting” to boys. Well, yeah. Google “...
  • Wilmette, Winnetka police blotter: March 29

    Wilmette, Winnetka police blotter: March 29
    The following items were taken from police reports. Wilmette 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...
  • Cops: Body found along Evanston lakefront may be missing Des Plaines woman

    Cops: Body found along Evanston lakefront may be missing Des Plaines woman
    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...
  • Phil Vettel recommends: Chicago Restaurant Week

    Phil Vettel recommends: Chicago Restaurant Week
    Chicago Restaurant Week is back — bigger and extended. Running a full 14 days (Friday through Feb. 6), this seventh annual rendition is officially the longest ever. In practice, though, the promotion, in which participating restaurants offer...
  • Evanston man charged with sex abuse, soliciting of 14-year-old

    Evanston man charged with sex abuse, soliciting of 14-year-old
    An Evanston man exchanged text messages last fall with a 14-year-old he met on Craigslist before paying for a taxi to take him to his home, where the teen performed a sex act on him, prosecutors said Saturday. Jonathan Labe, 53, of the 900 block Reba...
  • Union Pacific apologizes for closing Evanston station during cold snap

    Union Pacific apologizes for closing Evanston station during cold snap
    The Union Pacific Railroad has apologized for a closed station at Davis Street in Evanston on the Union Pacific North line last Thursday afternoon that kept customers outside in the cold. Union Pacific has notified communities along its lines that it...
  • Consignment events across Chicagoland

    Consignment events across Chicagoland
    Book a sitter, grab your biggest shopping bags and sharpen your elbows, friends; it's time to run through some of Chicagoland's best children’s consignment sales. For a few extra bucks, many offer presale access to new parents, consignors and...
  • Evanston man charged in North Side sex assault

    Evanston man charged in North Side sex assault
    A north suburban man has been charged with sexually assaulting a 19-year-old woman on a CTA Red Line platform Sunday, police said. Barry A. Marquez, 28, of the 2300 block of Bradley Place in Evanston, has been charged with criminal sexual abuse/force...
  • Wilmette, Winnetka police blotter: Feb. 10

    Wilmette, Winnetka police blotter: Feb. 10
    The following items were taken from police reports. WILMETTE A man, estimated to be 40 to 50 years old, with a beard and wearing a hoodie, filled a bag with food items on Feb. 2 and left the Jewel foods store, 411 N. Green Bay Road, without paying....
  • Evanston Arts Center gets more time at Harley Clarke mansion

    Evanston Arts Center gets more time at Harley Clarke mansion
    The Evanston Arts Center is getting more time before it must move out of the Harley Clarke mansion. Evanston City Council members voted 8-0 late Monday to give the arts organization until Jan. 31, 2015, to move out of the aging lakefront landmark. The...