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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

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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

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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

Keith Freedman (left) and Albert Sauls (right) were arrested after allegedly using power tools to steal bikes in downtown Evanston. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Police: Men Used Power Tools To Steal Bikes In Evanston

Alerted by an uptick in bike thefts in downtown Evanston, undercover police officers watched Saturday afternoon as two men looked at bikes locked to a rack at Church and Benson and then stole one a block away.

06/10/2014

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Five Years After Suicide Ruling, Mom Insists Son Died From ‘Hanging Game’

It’s a dangerous stunt meant to deliver a light-headed thrill. This week in Barrington, two second-graders survived a round in the school bathroom. CBS 2’s Chris Martinez reports.

06/06/2014

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Boy, 17, Shot In Evanston Park

The boy was in Gilbert Park with several friends when a male fired multiple shots from behind some nearby bushes.

06/06/2014

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Woman Flings Herself On Vehicle To Prevent Illegal Tow

The owner says the car was damaged. Now, who should pay? CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

05/19/2014

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Ex-Groupon CEO Andrew Mason Cuts Final Ties With Chicago, Selling Loft

The former CEO and co-founder of Groupon has put his Chicago loft up for sale, cutting the last vestige to his career here.

05/15/2014

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Bicyclist Struck By Vehicle On Northwestern Campus

The 21-year-old woman was struck while riding her bike at Sheridan Road and Chicago Avenue at 10:50 p.m.

05/15/2014

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Police: Man Killed In Evanston Motorcycle Crash

A man was killed Saturday morning when he lost control of his motorcycle and crashed in north suburban Evanston, police said.

05/10/2014

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