The scene at Dodge and Lyons where two people were shot, one fatally, early Monday in Evanston. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Man Killed, Another Wounded In Evanston Shooting

The shooting happened in the 1800 block of Dodge Avenue about 1:20 a.m. Donte Blackwell, 23, of Niles, was shot once in the torso and was taken to Evanston Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. A 21-year-old Evanston man was shot in the arm and leg, and was also taken to Evanston Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.


A "Black Lives Matter" sign in Skokie. (Credit: CBS)

Signs Indicate ‘Black Lives Matter’ Campaign Gaining Support Among Whites

What started as a hashtag has become a movement. Now, there’s mounting evidence that the Black Lives Matter campaign is making a major impact on whites.


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Partial Bans On Plastic Bags Begin In Chicago, Evanston

(CBS) – Chicago’s ban on plastic bags at large retail stores takes effect Saturday. Downtown shoppers hitting the stores and carrying off their goods in plastic bags are about to become history. Cecil Driscoll is […]


Evanston Police

Two Men Shot In Evanston

The men, ages 35 and 51, were standing with a group on the driveway of a home in the 1700 block of Payne Street about 4 p.m. Thursday when two gunmen walked up and started shooting, according to Evanston police.


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Man Charged With Robbing Pizza delivery driver’s Car In Evanston

A northern suburban man has been charged with robbing the unlocked car of a pizza deliveryman.


Photo Of CTA Purple Line South Blvd. Station. (CTA Photo)

Evening Purple Line Express Test Falling Short Of Expectations

Time is running out on the experimental CTA mid-evening Purple Express train, which faces an uncertain future.


Lawnchairs saving spots along the 4th of July parade route in Evanston.  (Crediit: CBS)

Evanston Residents Already Claiming Spaces For 4th Of July Parade

The North Evanston 4th of July parade is Saturday but if you want a good seat to see it, you may already be too late.


Northwestern University

Feds Look Into Racist Graffiti Incidents At Northwestern

The FBI is stepping in to help Northwestern University police after at least four incidents of racist and anti-Semitic graffiti on the Evanston campus.


Evanston Police

Chicago Man Fatally Shot In Evanston

Ray Owens, 27, was found in a vehicle in a parking area next to an alley in the 2000 block of Emerson Street.


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Evanston’s Phase-Out Of Plastic Bags Begins Soon

Beginning Aug. 1, large retailers in the north suburb will not be giving out plastic bags at checkout.


The man was crossing the street in the 800 block of Dodge when he was struck, (Credit: Evanston Police)

Man Killed After Being Struck By Vehicle In Evanston

A 52-year-old Lincolnwood man was killed after being struck by a vehicle in Evanston Saturday morning, according to Evanston police.


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Scientists Band Four Peregrine Falcons At Evanston Public Library

Dozens of Evanston residents gathered Wednesday at the South branch of the Public Library to watch scientists band and name four baby falcons.


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Off-Duty Evanston Police Officer Saves Person Attempting Suicide

An off-duty Evanston police officer found himself in the right place at the right time to save a life, reports WBBM’s Bob Roberts.


Four people were taken to hospitals after a second-floor porch collapsed in the 1900 block of Darrow Avenue in Evanston during a Memorial Day party. (Credit: CBS)

Four Injured In Evanston Porch Collapse

As many as 12 people were on the second-floor porch when it gave way around 8:45 p.m. Monday in the 1900 block of Darrow Avenue. The porch was left on a slant, after it broke free from the rear wall of the building. Four people were taken to hospitals for minor injuries, mostly cuts and scratches.


At least four were injured Monday night when a porch collapsed in Evanston. (Evanston Fire Department)

Porch Collapses In Evanston, Injuries Reported

The incident occurred in the 1900 block of Darrow after 8 p.m.


The aftermath of a car crashing into an Evanston house on Saturday afternoon. | Network Video Productions

4 Juveniles Hospitalized When Car Crashes Into House In Evanston

Four juveniles were hospitalized after a car crashed into a house in north suburban Evanston on Saturday afternoon.


A car crashed into a house Thursday night in the 2200 block of Emerson Street in Evanston, police said. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Car Crashes Into Home In Evanston

A driver suffered a medical emergency behind the wheel Thursday night and his car crashed into a home in north suburban Evanston.


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Northwestern Goes ‘Trade School’ In Unique Partnership With Evanston

It’s not exactly known as a trade school, but at Northwestern University, a group a Evanston residents are learning about construction while on the job.


This Lincoln SUV was involved in a shooting in Evanston on Saturday. Police said someone inside shot two people in another vehicle at Howard Street and Dodge Avenue. (Credit: Evanston Police)

Evanston Cops Seek Witnesses To Drive-By Shooting

Police in north suburban Evanston were asking for help tracking down the shooter or shooters involved in a drive-by that left two young men wounded over the weekend.


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Best Used Bookstores In Chicago

If you’re looking for a rare edition or just want to save a bit of money, then consider checking out these used bookstores in Chicago.