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Customers line up at the Chicago-Main Newsstand in Evanston on Friday for a chance to buy one of five copies of Charlie Hebdo, the satirical French magazine targeted by terrorists in Paris. Only 300 copies of the latest edition of the magazine are available in the U.S. (Credit: CBS)

Chicagoans Line Up For Chance To Buy A Copy Of Charlie Hebdo

A dozen copies of Charlie Hebdo, the French magazine at the center of a terrorist attack in Paris, were quickly snatched up Friday morning, but more were on the way next week.

01/23/2015

The new edition of Charlie Hebdo is prepared for delivery at a press distribution center in the suburbs of Paris on January 14, 2014 in Marne-la-Vallee, France. This is the first edition of Charlie Hebdo published since last weeks' terror attacks. Some people waited for over an hour to buy a copy, which is restricted to one per person. A second delivery of the magazine is scheduled for tomorrow. (Photo by Aurelien Meunier/Getty Images)

Evanston Newsstand To Import Fast-Selling Charlie Hebdo Edition

Evanston-based Chicago-Main Newsstand is expecting a shipment soon from a supplier in Canada.

01/15/2015

An attic fire heavily damaged a home in north suburban Evanston on Friday. | (Evanston Fire Department)

Evanston Blaze Injures Firefighter, Damages Roof Of Home

Crews were called to the fire in the 2500 block of Harrison about 12:30 p.m. Friday.

01/09/2015

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6 Chicago-Area Firms Cited For Asbestos Violations

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration says the exposure occurred during the summertime renovation of the Chute Middle School cafeteria in Evanston. OSHA is proposing a combined $132,000 in penalties.

12/31/2014

United Parcel Service Logo (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

UPS Truck Strikes Pedestrian In Evanston

A 30-year-old woman was transported to Evanston-Northshore University Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

12/22/2014

A woman lights up. (file/AFP Getty Images)

Evanston Becomes First Illinois City To Raise Cigarette-Buying Age To 21

Teens will no longer be able to buy smokes in the north suburb. CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports.

11/07/2014

U.S. President Barack Obama delivers a prime time address from the Cross Hall of the White House on September 10, 2014 in Washington, DC. Vowing to target the Islamic State with air strikes 'wherever they exist', Obama pledged to lead a broad coalition to fight IS and work with 'partner forces' on the ground in Syria and Iraq. (Photo by Saul Loeb-Pool/Getty Images)

President Obama To Visit Northwestern For Speech On The Economy

Northwestern University was preparing for a visit Thursday afternoon by President Barack Obama, who will be the first sitting president to visit the Evanston campus in 60 years.

10/02/2014

Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Pat Fitzgerald Is Really Salty About Northwestern’s Struggles

“We’re an embarrassment,” Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald says.

CBS Chicago–09/10/2014

Northern Illinois coach Rod Carey. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Wisch: NIU Primed To Break Through In A B1G Way

Since 1998, NIU has a .610 winning percentage, far better than that of Illinois or Northwestern.

CBS Chicago–09/05/2014

Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Emma: As Northwestern Falters, Fitzgerald Held Accountable

For all Pat Fitzgerald’s flashy words, the Wildcats haven’t had much success lately.

CBS Chicago–09/04/2014

Dan and Elizabeth Lynch with their newborn daughter, Mary Margaret. (Credit: NorthShore University HealthSystem)

Paramedic Delivers His Own Baby Daughter On Edens Expressway

A paramedic from north suburban Evanston delivered his own baby daughter Friday morning, after his wife went into labor while they were driving on the Edens Expressway.

08/29/2014

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Elderly Man ‘Extremely Critical’ After Being Pulled From Lake In Evanston

An elderly man is in critical condition after being pulled from Lake Michigan in north suburban Evanston Sunday morning.

08/24/2014

Rev X Indoor Cycling Studio. (Credit: Steve Miller)

Neighbors Claim Evanston Spin Studio Ignoring Noise Complaints

Noise from a spin studio in Evanston has some people upset – claiming their complaints have fallen on deaf ears, reports WBBM’s Steve Miller.

08/21/2014

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Evanston Man Dies In Apparent Accident With Loaded Shotgun

An Evanston man is dead in what appears to have been a tragic accident, reports WBBM’s Regine Schlesinger.

08/04/2014

Steven L. Hamman (Evanston Police)

Evanston Police Find Gun, Body Armor, Mask During Traffic Stop

Steven L. Hamann, 26, faces five felony counts of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, according to Evanston police.

07/18/2014

Sample of a gender-neutral restroom sign. (Credit: Addictinginfo.org)

Northwestern Getting Two New Gender-Neutral Bathrooms

Transgender students at Northwestern University will be getting their own separate bathrooms in the a heavily used student center on the school’s Evanston campus.

07/17/2014

Fourth Of July Parade-Watching Gets Cutthroat In Evanston

It’s dibs, suburban style — and just as serious as dibs in certain Chicago neighborhoods after a big snowstorm.

07/03/2014

Gigi Galich. (Photo from Evanston Public Library.)

Evanston Children’s Librarian Killed When Bicycle Hits Motorcycle

A north suburban children’s librarian died Wednesday, two days after she was involved in a crash with a motorcycle while bicycling to work.

07/02/2014

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1 Dead, 1 Wounded In Separate Evanston Shootings

One man was killed and another man was wounded in two separate shootings early Saturday in north suburban Evanston.

06/28/2014

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Evanston Apartment Building Evacuated After Lightning Strike

An Evanston apartment building is uninhabitable – for now anyway – after it was struck by lightning late this morning.

06/18/2014

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