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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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  • Libraries reinvent themselves for the 21st century

    Libraries reinvent themselves for the 21st century
    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...
  • Bank robbery suspect fatally shot by Evanston police

    Bank robbery suspect fatally shot by Evanston police
    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,...
  • Cops: Man shot, killed after bank robbery linked to double murder

    Cops: Man shot, killed after bank robbery linked to double murder
    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,...
  • Family of slain brothers says they still want answers

    Family of slain brothers says they still want answers
    Farheen Hakeem said her family wanted an arrest. They wanted a trial. They wanted to see the evidence and hear the reasons that someone would kill her two brothers. She and other family members got some small part of that last week. But on Saturday they...
  • 1 fatally stabbed on North Side, man dies after shooting in July

    1 fatally stabbed on North Side, man dies after shooting in July
    A Dolton man was fatally stabbed on the far North Side this morning and a man who was shot last month died from his injuries, officials said. Anthony Price, 35, of the 200 block of East 140th Street in Dolton was pronounced dead at 3:10 p.m. at St....
  • Illinois lawmakers miss paychecks today

    Illinois lawmakers miss paychecks today
    Illinois lawmakers woke up today to find their monthly paychecks were not deposited into their bank accounts, a punishment from Gov. Pat Quinn for failing to send him a measure to overhaul the state's troubled public employee pension system. Quinn...
  • Woman held on bail in fatal Rogers Park stabbing

    Woman held on bail in fatal Rogers Park stabbing
    An 18-year-old woman charged with fatally stabbing a Dolton man on Thursday in what police called a domestic-related incident was ordered held in lieu of $2 million bail today. Dezarai Gardner of the 2000 block of West Jarvis Avenue is charged with...
  • Autopsy: Further investigation needed in Evanston brothers' deaths

    Autopsy: Further investigation needed in Evanston brothers' deaths
    The manner and cause of deaths of two brothers found shot Tuesday night in the Evanston tobacco shop they ran "are pending further investigation," the Cook County medical examiner's office said after autopsies were conducted Thursday. Azim Hakeem, 38,...
  • Save the Tables 2013: Your table is reserved for New Year's Eve

    Save the Tables 2013: Your table is reserved for New Year's Eve
    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...
  • Evanston fire wrecks 3 businesses, injures firefighter

    Evanston fire wrecks 3 businesses, injures firefighter
    One by one, owners, employees and customers gathered Sunday in a coffee shop kitty-corner from three downtown Evanston businesses that had just been destroyed in a fire.  All morning, they hugged and they cried. They watched gray smoke billow from the...
  • Cops: Man shot by Skokie police after lunging at officer with knife

    Cops: Man shot by Skokie police after lunging at officer with knife
    A 53-year-old man was shot by a Skokie police officer on Saturday after the man lunged at the officer with a knife, police said. The incident began at about 9:40 a.m. on Saturday when Skokie police were notified by Evanston police that a person...