| Dec 20, 2013
| 10:50 AM
Evanston police announced today they believe the man police shot and killed this week after a downtown bank robbery also is responsible for murdering two Evanston brothers in the basement of their tobacco shop this July.
Authorities said Kevin Ross, 29,...
| 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 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 12, 2013
For centuries, the defining role of the library has been as a repository of books. Now, in the 21st century, the library faces perhaps its most momentous challenge: Americans are moving away increasingly from the printed page to digital screens for...
| Sep 22, 2013
According to Beyoncé's song “Me, Myself & I,” this is how the pop star deals with a breakup: “I realized I got/ Me, myself and I/ That's all I got in the end/ That's what I found out/ Ain't no need to cry/ I took a vow that from now on/...
| 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...
| Sep 4, 2013
Amateur cooking schools and classes by independent teachers are listed in alphabetical order by category; general classes are listed by geographic area.
Fees are listed where available. Inclusion does not imply endorsement by the Tribune. NEW means...
| 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...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 7:00 AM
New Year's Eve is just six days away. Do you have your dinner reservations yet?
If not, I've got a few extras. More than 130, actually.
As I've done for the last 13 years (and 18 of the last 20), I've made reservations, in my name, at restaurants...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 3:15 PM
An Evanston man exchanged text messages last fall with a 14-year-old he met on Craigslist before paying for a taxi to take him to his home, where the teen performed a sex act on him, prosecutors said Saturday.
Jonathan Labe, 53, of the 900 block Reba...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 7:47 PM
An 18-year-old man has been charged in the shooting death last week of a man outside his home about a block from the campus of Evanston Township High School, police said.
Matthew A. Dubose has been charged with first-degree murder in the slaying about 11...