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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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  • Evanston teen gets 33 years in shooting

    Evanston teen gets 33 years in shooting
    An Evanston teenager has been sentenced to 33 years in prison after being found guilty of attempted first-degree murder and other felony charges in the April 2011 shooting of another teen in an Evanston McDonald’s restaurant, authorities said today....
  • '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...
  • Helen Heyrman, 1920-2014, a leader in home care, dies

     Helen Heyrman, 1920-2014, a leader in home care, dies
    Helen Heyrman, executive director of the first Home Health Care Association in the country, earned the moniker "Home Health Helen" and received 28 national, state and local awards for her dedication as an early leader in the field of aging. "Helen...
  • 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...
  • Police: Woman caused several hit-and-run crashes in Evanston

    Police: Woman caused several hit-and-run crashes in Evanston
    Charges are pending today against a 63-year-old Wilmette woman who was allegedly involved in several hit-and-run crashes in Evanston on Sunday morning, injuring at least two people, before she was arrested in Skokie, officials said. Evanston police...
  • Potlucks could be banned in Evanston schools

     Potlucks could be banned in Evanston schools
    When a beloved crossing guard at Evanston's Washington School faced homelessness a few years ago, one of the ways her supporters rallied to help was through a potluck dinner at the local community center. International potluck dinners have also been big...
  • 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....
  • Wilmette woman charged in series of Evanston crashes

    Wilmette woman charged in series of Evanston crashes
    Multiple felony and misdemeanor charges were filed Tuesday against a Wilmette woman who police said was involved in a series of hit-and-run crashes in Evanston on Sunday that left one person in serious condition, authorities said. Annemarie T. O'...
  • 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...
  • Executive charged with sexually abusing teen

    Executive charged with sexually abusing teen
    A Chicago business executive was ordered held in lieu of $150,000 after being charged with having sex with a 14-year-old boy who he met on Craigslist last year, prosecutors said Saturday. Glenn A. Lapidus, 46, of the 2000 block of North Bissell Street...
  • 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...