Evanston Home Uninhabitable After Lightning Strike Causes FireA neighbor called to report that lightning had struck a two-story house in the 1500 block of Wesley Avenue at 8:19 p.m. and that there was smoke coming from the roof, according to a statement from the Evanston Fire Department.
Three Wounded In Evanston ShootingThe teens were standing near a home on the west side of Dodge Avenue and shots came from between two houses on the east side of Dodge, police said.
Woman Charged With Setting Off Explosion In Evanston Target BathroomEmergency crews were called at 4:08 p.m. Wednesday to the store at 2209 Howard St. following the explosion involving a plastic bottle inside the women’s bathroom.
Woman Questioned In Explosion At Evanston TargetA 44-year-old woman has been taken into custody in connection to a small explosion in the women’s restroom of a Target store in Evanston.
Police Probe Possible Theft From Evanston HS Lockers, By School StaffA day after a gun was found in the backpack of a student at Evanston Township High School, now police say they're investigating an apparent theft from a student's locker--by school staff.
Man In Custody After Police Fire Shots In EvanstonEvanston Police say a 25-year-old man is in custody after an almost hour-long confrontation with officers Tuesday afternoon.
Evanston's Dave's Italian Kitchen Suddenly ClosesEvanston restaurant Dave's Italian Kitchen abruptly announced that is was no longer open for business.
Chicago Man Found Shot To Death In Basement Of Evanston Apartment BuildingPolice are asking for help from the public as they investigate the death of a Chicago man whose body was discovered Friday night in an Evanston apartment building, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
Polar Plunge For Special Olympics A Little Warmer This Year, But Oh That WindA year ago, a backhoe had to work for hours to cut through an 18-inch ice sheet to provide a place for participants to plunge. WBBM's Bob Roberts reports.
9-1-1 Tapes Released In Evanston Home InvasionA Northwestern University student got to a place of safety then quietly made a call for help when an intruder broke into the Evanston apartment she shares with three others.
Man Shot And Killed In EvanstonOfficers responding to a call of shots fired about 9:05 p.m. in the 1300 block of Darrow Avenue found a 20-year-old man with gunshot wounds to the head and torso, according to a statement from Evanston police.
Body Pulled From Lake Identified As Missing ManChicago Police were searching for 28-year-old Pengjun Shen, who had been reported missing Jan. 4 and was suffering from depression, when they spotted a body in the lake just after 1 p.m. Friday near the 300 block of Sheridan Road in Evanston.

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