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Northwestern University draws a diverse population to the North Shore suburb. Read more about Evanston, IL
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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • A guide to walking tours in Chicago, Evanston

    A guide to walking tours in Chicago, Evanston
    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...
  • 'Hairy Who & The Chicago Imagists' get their due in new doc

    'Hairy Who & The Chicago Imagists' get their due in new doc
    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...
  • Demonstrators again press for U of C trauma center

    Demonstrators again press for U of C trauma center
    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...
  • 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 “...
  • Reporter Bill Plante reflects on a changing White House

    Reporter Bill Plante reflects on a changing White House
    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...
  • Man dies following Lincolnwood accident

    Man dies following Lincolnwood accident
    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...