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Man Charged With Sexually Assaulting Co-Worker In Evanston

Sulaimon Adigun, 24, was charged with criminal sexual assault and was ordered held on $75,000 bond Wednesday.

04/17/2014

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Vandals Slash Tires Of 19 Vehicles In Evanston

Some north suburban residents woke up Tuesday to find vandals had slashed the tires on their vehicles which had been parked on the street overnight.

04/16/2014

An image of the woman's 2007 Toyota sedan. / Photo from the Evanston Police Department.

Wilmette Woman Charged After Injuring Cyclist In Evanston Crash

63-year-old woman is facing a litany of charges after she went on an “erratic” driving rampage, striking three cars, a scooter and a cyclist — seriously injuring him — in north suburban Evanston on Sunday.

04/08/2014

A woman's car was heavily damaged after it hit three vehicles, a scooter and a cyclist in Evanston / Photo from Network Video Productions

Out-Of-Control Driver Smashes Cars, Critically Injures Bicyclist

A driver critically injured a bicyclist after smashing into several cars, and a scooter in the north suburbs Sunday.

04/06/2014

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Police: Body Found In Evanston Could Be Missing Des Plaines Woman

A body found Sunday morning in north suburban Evanston could be of woman who had been missing from Des Plaines for weeks, police said.

04/06/2014

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Suit: Man ‘Maliciously’ Attacked By Evanston, Skokie Police

A north suburban man had to have a metal plate put into the left side of his head after being attacked by Evanston and Skokie police officers, according to a federal lawsuit filed Tuesday.

03/26/2014

Haven Middle School. (Credit: CBS)

Leggings Policy Divides Evanston School

How tight is too tight? A debate is raging in the north suburbs about girls who wear leggings to school.

03/19/2014

Artistic rendering of a new "global hub" for the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in Evanston. (Credit: Northwestern)

Northwestern Announces $3.75 Billion Fundraising Effort

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.

03/14/2014

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Grocery Bagger Right Where She Wants To Be At Age 91

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.”

02/28/2014

Brandon Lee Allen Hinton (Credit: Evanston Police)

Man Gets 35 Years In 2011 Beating Death

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.

02/07/2014

Evanston Police Officer Sean O'Brien was running errands Tuesday when he spotted a small boy running around in the street in Des Plaines. When the boy jumped in the river, O'Brien jumped in after him and saved his life. (Credit: Sun-Times Media)

Evanston Officer’s Rescue Effort Earns National Award

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.

01/20/2014

The Harley-Clarke Mansion, near Lighthouse Landing Park in Evanston. (Credit: Facebook)

New Plan Would Turn Historic Mansion Into Offices, Education Center

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.

01/16/2014

Roonah. (Credit: Pat Lane.)

Evanston Family Reunited With Missing Parrot

Roonah the parrot has been found after surviving a day and a night in the cold.

01/08/2014

Roonah. (Credit: Pat Lane.)

Evanston Family Searching For Lost Parrot

An Evanston family is desperate to get its 15-year-old parrot back indoors.

01/07/2014

A downtown Evanston fire destroyed three businesses. (CBS)

Downtown Fire Destroys Evanston Businesses, Injures Firefighter

One Evanston firefighter suffered an ankle injury while battling the blaze, and was taken to Evanston Hospital.

12/29/2013

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‘Suspicious Bottles’ Found In Evanston

Two suspicious bottles full of an ammonia-like liquid and tin foil have been discovered in the last week in north suburban Evanston.

12/28/2013

Mohammed Abdul Azim Hakeem (left) and Mohammed Abdul Mubeen Hakeem (right) with their father Mohammed Abdul Hakeem (in wheelchair). [Photo Supplied to CBS]

Family Of Murdered Evanston Brothers Not Convinced Case Is Closed

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.

12/21/2013

Mohammed Abdul Azim Hakeem (left) and Mohammed Abdul Mubeen Hakeem (right) with their father Mohammed Abdul Hakeem (in wheelchair). [Photo Supplied to CBS]

Bank Robber Shot Dead By Police Linked To Double Murder

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.

12/20/2013

The FBI posted this surveillance image online of a bank robbery suspect who was fatally shot by Evanston police upon leaving the Chase Bank at 901 Grove St. (FBI)

Suspect Killed By Evanston Cops Suspected Of Another Bank Heist

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.

12/17/2013

Police tape surrounds the scene of a police-involved shooting in downtown Evanston Monday afternoon. (Vince Gerasole/CBS)

Evanston Police Fatally Shoot Bank Robbery Suspect

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.

12/16/2013

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