Train Full Of Cubs Fans Evacuated In Evanston After Engine FireThe engine of outbound train 367 on the Union Pacific North line caught fire about 11 p.m. near the Davis Street station in Evanston.
Sailboat, Wind Surfboard Capsize In Lake MichiganEvanston authorities say three people ended up in Lake Michigan late Wednesday afternoon when a sailboat and a wind surfboard capsized near Dempster Street.
Evanston Going From 'Boot' To 'Barnacle' For Unpaid Parking TicketsLike the organism that clings to the hull of a ship, parking scofflaws in Evanston will find the new “Barnacle” attached their windshields.
Evanston Holds Memorial Ceremony To Remember 9/11 VictimsThe Evanston Fire and Police Departments held a memorial ceremony on Monday to honor the brave men and women who lost their lives 16 years ago on September 11, 2001.
Man Tries To Rob Pizza Delivery Driver But His Plastic Gun BreaksAs the suspect began to pull out what appeared to be a handgun, a plastic piece broke off, revealing the weapon was fake, police said.
10 Displaced, One Injured When Fire Damages Evanston HomeOne person was injured and nine others displaced when a fire damaged a home in north suburban Evanston on Tuesday morning.
Teen Foils Evanston Burglary, Suspect Arrested: PolicePolice arrested a 52-year-old suspect in a yard across the street.
Evanston Residents Rally Against City Council Opting Out Of Minimum Wage RaiseEvanston residents rallied Friday morning ahead of a city council meeting to discuss opting out of the Cook County ordinance that raises the minimum wage and secure sick leave for workers.
Man Hits His Friend With Pillowcase Full Of Canned Goods, Stabs HimA Chicago man was charged with hitting a man he knew with a pillowcase filled with canned goods and stabbing him last week in Evanston.
2 Men, Teen Boy Charged After Crashing Stolen Car In EvanstonThree people are facing charges after a parolee crashed a stolen car while trying to drive away from a traffic stop early Sunday in Evanston
18th Annual Ricky Byrdson Race Against Hate Takes Place This WeekendOrganizers of this weekend’s “Ricky Byrdson Race Against Hate” in Evanston said this year, possibly more than ever, their event is needed.
Evanston Cleaning Up Major Storm Damage After Apparent MicroburstThe storm lasted only about 30 minutes, but toppled dozens of trees, uprooting portions of a sidewalk and damaging a playground.

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