| May 14, 2013
| 9:44 PM
CHICAGO — After its creation was announced via nationwide broadcast, people lined up to buy the very first versions. It’s lightweight, has been the subject of fierce patent battles and is so addictive you can’t put it down, even when...
| May 16, 2013
| 5:12 PM
A man working at a construction site on the Northwestern University campus in Evanston who died after he was struck by a beam that fell from six stories up this morning has been identified.
The beam was knocked loose by a construction crane and struck...
| May 8, 2013
After its creation was announced via nationwide broadcast, people lined up to buy the very first versions. It's lightweight, has been the subject of fierce patent battles and is so addictive you can't put it down, even when you know you should.
| Jun 20, 2013
| 12:20 PM
Ray and Jan Meyer of Bliss are announcing the engagement of their son, Travis Meyer of Evanston, Ill., to Dena Oaklander of Chicago. She is the daughter of Dr. Elliot and Anne Oaklander of Boca Raton, Fla. Travis is the grandson of Leo and Rose Bemben...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 10:05 PM
An Evanston man was ordered held in lieu of $100,000 bail Sunday after he allegedly sold a stolen car, stole it back from the buyer and then tried to sell it again to undercover police officers, all in the space of a few days.
Eddie Simmons, 22, also...
| Jun 12, 2013
An Alligator Records Press Release today announced that Grammy Award-winning singer and accordionist Stanley "Buckwheat" Dural, Jr., leader of Buckwheat Zydeco, has been declared cancer free by his doctors. Last January, Buckwheat announced he was being...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 11:00 AM
For kids, summer means three months off from reading, writing and arithmetic. But during that break, growing minds can lose educational skills acquired during the school year, according to the National Summer Learning Association.
| May 4, 2013
| 10:25 PM
Two Annapolis sailors, Jeff Borland and Tim Williams, took advantage of favorable winds on their home Chesapeake Bay waters to take the lead in their classes Saturday at the Sperry Top-Sider NOOD Regatta. Borland leads the nine-boat Etchells class...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 6:05 PM
So Illinois says it owns the state, and Northwestern claims Chicago. Now the two athletic programs are fighting over … Evanston?
The Fighting Illini Caravan will make an intriguing stop May 8 — at the World of Beer bar in Evanston located...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Eating too many salty foods can create all sorts of health problems, including high blood pressure. But did you know a lot of common foods are packed with excess sodium? It's not just the french fries and potato chips you...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 4:47 PM
A Chicago infant has died four days after her father smothered her in an attempt to stop her crying in her family's West Ridge neighborhood home, officials said.
Angelina Rodriguez, who turned five months early last week, was declared dead at Lurie...