| Jul 2, 2013
| 2:41 PM
Monday was an exciting day for off-duty Evergreen Park police officer Chris LeCompte. He got to take his newborn baby boy home, but first he had to thwart a robbery in a cafeteria at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.
"It was an exciting day, but it didn't...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 4:04 PM
A day after she was found in her Evanston home, the manner and cause of Sharon Eckersall’s death remain a mystery.
Eckersall, who served three terms as Evanston Township assessor and had been elected to return to the office in January, was...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 3:06 PM
Sharon Eckersall, who served three terms as Evanston Township assessor and was due to retake the office next year, was found dead in her home today.
Police are investigating the death but said there was no immediate indication of foul play.
| Sep 6, 2013
| 4:49 PM
Kristin Cavallari was pulled over by police in Illinois on suspicion of speeding and was cited for driving without the state's driver's license.
Perhaps she's taken a page from the DMX driving school?
The "Laguna Hills"/"The Hills" alum was...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 5:40 AM
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....
| Sep 6, 2013
| 7:28 PM
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No. 11 Crete-Monee 27, Evanston 7
After a slow start, the Crete-Monee Warriors have taken control after two quarters against...
| Sep 6, 2013
As the days grow shorter and the temperatures drop, the theater scene offers its own bountiful fall harvest. From heirlooms to hybrids, homegrown treats to intriguing imports, the list below highlights just a few of the toothsome possibilities on the...
| 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...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 12:03 PM
The history of Native Americans contains many sorrowful narratives of displacement and broken promises from the United States government. The American Indian Center of Chicago, located in Uptown, has its roots in that history. But at 60 years old, the...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 6:48 AM
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...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 1:05 AM
About 20 years ago, two antiques experts wrote a book titled "Fantasy Furniture." It spawned a new style based on past ones. Pedestals shaped like blackamoors, chairs with seats that look like huge shells, Victorian furniture that seems to be made from...