| Apr 9, 2014
| 1:29 PM
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.
| Mar 29, 2014
| 10:25 AM
The following items were taken from police reports.
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...
| May 2, 2014
| 10:34 PM
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...
| May 6, 2014
| 1:05 PM
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...
| May 7, 2014
| 12:47 PM
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....
| May 7, 2014
| 2:21 PM
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...
| May 19, 2014
| 5:00 PM
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...
| May 20, 2014
| 12:14 PM
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...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 1:25 PM
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 “...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 1:50 PM
Bill Plante's journey from his Rogers Park upbringing to his current and longstanding post as CBS News White House correspondent has been, in many senses, a conventional one for reporters of a certain age. Plante, now 76, got into radio young — at...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 5:52 PM
Police are trying to piece together why a 19-year-old man was lying in the road before he was hit by at least two vehicles this morning in north suburban Lincolnwood.
The man later died at Presence St. Francis Hospital in Evanston following the incident...