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Evanston

Evanston
Northwestern University draws a diverse population to the North Shore suburb. Read more about Evanston, IL
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  • 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 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...
  • Jay Cutler's wife ticketed for speeding in Evanston

    Jay Cutler's wife ticketed for speeding in Evanston
    Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler's wife was stopped for speeding as she drove into Evanston from Chicago on Friday and was required to drive to Evanston police headquarters to post bail because she has an out-of-state driver's license, police said....
  • 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...
  • Guilty verdict in trial for 2011 beating death in Evanston

    Guilty verdict in trial for 2011 beating death in Evanston
    A Cook County jury this afternoon found a south suburban Hazel Crest man guilty of first-degree murder in the 2011 killing of a hearing-impaired man in a robbery on the Evanston-Chicago border, officials said. In a trial at the courthouse in Skokie, the...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 'Doctor Who' anniversary screenings coming to Chicago

    'Doctor Who' anniversary screenings coming to Chicago
    Chicago Whovians, you have the chance to the see "Doctor Who: The Day of the Doctor" in theaters in 3D on Nov. 23. BBC America today announced the locations for theatrical screenings of Doctor Who's 50th Anniversary special, which airs on the network...
  • Another former CTA official named to Metra board

    Another former CTA official named to Metra board
    A second former CTA executive with decades of transit experience will soon be overseeing policy at Metra. Cook County commissioners representing the north and west suburbs unanimously appointed retired CTA safety and security official John Plante on...
  • 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...