Evanston

Plastic Bag (Credit: CBS)

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 […]

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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.

07/30/2015

Patrick Gordon (Credit: Evanston Police)

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.

07/27/2015

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.

07/10/2015

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.

07/01/2015

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.

06/29/2015

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.

06/08/2015

Plastic Bag (Credit: CBS)

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.

06/08/2015

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.

06/06/2015

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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.

06/03/2015

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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.

05/26/2015

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.

05/26/2015

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.

05/25/2015

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.

05/10/2015

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.

05/08/2015

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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.

05/07/2015

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.

04/08/2015

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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.

04/06/2015

The car remained outside the scene Sunday morning after striking a Burger King's gas meter. | Network Video Productions

Evanston Burger King Evacuated After Car Strikes Building’s Gas Meter

A car knocked down a traffic signal and crashed into a Burger King in north suburban Evanston Sunday morning, causing an evacuation of the restaurant.

04/05/2015

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Northwestern Student Raped In Dorm Room

School officials said the attacker is not believed to be a student at the Evanston campus, where a young woman was raped inside a dorm room between 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. Monday.

03/31/2015

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