| Feb 12, 2014
Evanston residents have been abuzz about the future of the Harley Clarke Mansion since last year, when the city announced a plan to convert the lakefront landmark into a privately held hotel.
That idea collapsed amid strong community opposition, and now...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 4:07 PM
A judge denied bail Saturday for an 18-year-old high school student from Evanston who police say carjacked an Audi with a sleeping 5-year-old boy inside Thursday from a Park Ridge driveway.
Deangelo Fountain, of the 1300 block of Fowler Avenue, is...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 5:13 PM
Four of the five members of last year's Tribune All-State first team were not seniors, and their teams occupied the top four spots in the Tribune's preseason Top 20.
They're still there.
What promised to be an exciting season has already brought us...
| 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...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 12:49 PM
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...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 9:34 AM
Thanksgiving is as late as it can be, and Hanukkah is earlier than usual this year, but the holiday shows always arrive right on schedule. From warmhearted theatrical classics to spicy newcomers, ballet to tap, traditional music to pop, we have enough...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 8:42 PM
When the CTA contacted Jeremy Capp late last month to ask why he had not yet transitioned to Ventra, the Bucktown resident told the CTA he was not planning to activate his Ventra card until the “last possible second.”
Capp said he has had...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 10:09 AM
Lincoln Park Zoo Ice Skating Rink
The city’s newest rink opens November 29 in Lincoln Park Zoo’s Farm-in-the-Zoo. Take skating breaks and visit the animals while you're here. 2001 N. Clark St. (312-742-2000). Through Mar. 2. $5;...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 6:07 AM
A 45-year-old man was fatally struck by a Metra train in north suburban Evanston early this morning, authorities said.
About 1 a.m., an outbound train along the Union Pacific / North Line struck the pedestrian just south of Main Street, Metra...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 4:19 PM
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...