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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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Top Evanston Articles

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  • Harvey Clarke Mansion future still controversial in Evanston

    Harvey Clarke Mansion future still controversial in Evanston
    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...
  • No bail for Evanston man charged in Park Ridge carjacking of 5-year-old boy

    No bail for Evanston man charged in Park Ridge carjacking of 5-year-old boy
    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...
  • Boys hoops blog | Helfgot's Class 4A outlook

    Boys hoops blog | Helfgot's Class 4A outlook
    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...
  • 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...
  • Evanston man held without bail in 1988 Rogers Park murder

    Evanston man held without bail in 1988 Rogers Park murder
    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...
  • HOLIDAY GUIDE 2013: Dozens more shows for the season

    HOLIDAY GUIDE 2013: Dozens more shows for the season
    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...
  • CTA asks Ventra holdouts why they haven't switched over

    CTA asks Ventra holdouts why they haven't switched over
    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...
  • Ice skating rinks in and around Chicago

    Outdoor 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;...
  • Pedestrian fatally struck by Metra train in Evanston

    Pedestrian fatally struck by Metra train in Evanston
    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...
  • Evanston shooting leaves 1 dead

    Evanston shooting leaves 1 dead
    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...