The private suburban Chicago university says the money will be used to a series of new buildings and renovations while also endowing professorships, creating scholarships and supporting research, among other plans.
Retirement seems to be a state of mind for Clara Kahn, who, at the age of 91, says her job bagging groceries at Jewel “is retirement.”
A south suburban man has been sentenced to 35 years in prison for attacking a 61-year-old man as he walked to work in Evanston in 2011, taking $10 from the his pocket as he lay bleeding and unconscious in the street.
Police officer Sean O’Brien, credited with the dramatic rescue of a boy from the frigid Des Plaines River last year, has been named Officer of the Month by the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund.
Roughly 100 Evanston residents Wednesday night applauded a proposal to lease a historic mansion on Evanston’s lakefront to the state’s coastal management program for its offices and an education center.
Roonah the parrot has been found after surviving a day and a night in the cold.
An Evanston family is desperate to get its 15-year-old parrot back indoors.
One Evanston firefighter suffered an ankle injury while battling the blaze, and was taken to Evanston Hospital.
Two suspicious bottles full of an ammonia-like liquid and tin foil have been discovered in the last week in north suburban Evanston.
The mother and sister of two Evanston brothers who were murdered in July don’t believe that police solved the case when an officer shot and killed a bank robbery suspect earlier this week.
Police in north suburban Evanston said they have linked a bank robber who was shot and killed earlier this week to the murders of two brothers at a local tobacco shop in July.
A suspected bank robber shot and killed by police outside a north suburban bakery late Monday afternoon is also suspected of robbing a North Side bank last week, according to the FBI.
The suspect robbed a Chase Bank branch in the 900 block of Grove Street Monday afternoon and pointed a weapon at officers, who shot the offender, according to Evanston Police Cmdr. Jay Parrott.
A 23-year-old woman was walking in the 1300 block of Maple Avenue about midnight when a man knocked her to the ground and tried to undress her, Evanston police said in an alert issued Monday.
A 30-year-old man was shot and killed Saturday evening in north suburban Evanston.
Justin Murray, 19, was fatally shot as he stood outside his grandmother’s house on the 1800 block of Brown Street, in what police described as ongoing violence between warring families and individuals.
Evanston police have opened an investigation into a 26-year-old woman’s claims that she was the victim of an unwanted sexual act by an on-duty Evanston firefighter early Saturday at one of the northern suburb’s fire stations.
Most communities recommend that adults take costumed children out early in the recommended trick-or-treat hours to take advantage of daylight, for safety’s sake.
In Chicago, murals provide a splash of color along public walkways or share a bit of history. The following five murals are definitely worth a look.
Javar Bamberg was shot in an alley in the 1700 block of Grey Avenue, just north of Evanston High School, on Dec. 12, 2012.