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DeJae Coleman (Source: Facebook)

Hundreds Turn Out For Slain Evanston Boy’s Funeral

Hundreds of people turned out Saturday morning for the funeral of 14-year-old Dajae Coleman, the boy who was gunned down last weekend while walking home from a party on the west side of Evanston.

CBS Chicago–09/29/2012

Wesley Woodson (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Prosecutors: Gunman Didn’t Even Know Who Evanston Boy Was

A suspect has been charged in the shooting that killed a 14-year-old boy on the west side of Evanston last weekend.

CBS Chicago–09/28/2012

DeJae Coleman (Source: Facebook)

14-Year-Old Boy Slain In Evanston

A 14-year-old boy was shot and killed in Evanston late Saturday night.


A police officer conducts a breathalyzer test.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Winnetka Village Trustee Busted For Allegedly Driving Drunk In Skokie

A Winnetka village trustee was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol after she was pulled over for a traffic stop in Skokie early this past Thursday morning.

CBS Chicago–09/08/2012

Gabby Drozdz, 18, was killed in a hit-and-run incident in Lake Zurich. (Courtesy: Justin Gregory)

Reward Doubled In Deadly Lake Zurich Hit-And-Run

The amount of reward money has doubled for information about a deadly hit-and-run accident this past summer in Lake Zurich.

CBS Chicago–12/27/2011

Gabby Drozdz, 18, was killed in a hit-and-run incident in Lake Zurich. (Courtesy: Justin Gregory)

Lake Zurich Rallies To Raise Reward In Deadly Hit-And-Run

The Lake Zurich community is rallying around the family of a teenage girl killed in a hit-and-run car accident, by raising funds to help find a suspect in her death.

CBS Chicago–12/05/2011


Man Arrested After 3-Hour Standoff In Morgan Park

A man was arrested Friday morning, after barricading himself inside a Morgan Park neighborhood building for three hours.

CBS Chicago–10/14/2011

Van In Lake Zurich Fatal Crash

Police Narrow Down Description Of Vehicle In Deadly Lake Zurich Crash

Police in Lake Zurich now have a description of the vehicle involved in a crash that left an 18-year-old girl dead last week.

CBS Chicago–07/29/2011


Woodstock-Era Legend Melanie To Play Free Concert In Evanston

Paul McCartney is not the only icon of 1960s pop music coming to town this month.

CBS Chicago–07/26/2011

Gabby Drozdz, 18, was killed in a hit-and-run incident in Lake Zurich. (Courtesy: Justin Gregory)

Family Offering Reward In Lake Zurich Teen’s Death

The family of the Lake Zurich teen who died in a weekend hit-and-run is now offering a reward for information about the driver.

CBS Chicago–07/26/2011

Snow Shoveling

Evanston Man Robbed, Slashed In Face While Shoveling Snow

A man was robbed and slashed in the face by two men as he shoveled snow Sunday afternoon in north suburban Evanston.


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Friends Mourn Evanston Murder Victim

Many Evanston residents were left reeling last week when Keith Tucker, 40, was shot and killed.


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Man Dies After Evanston Shooting

A 40-year-old Evanston man died early this morning, hours after he was shot about four blocks from his home.

CBS Chicago–12/08/2010