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Evanston Police Alert Public About Attempted Sex Assault

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.


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Man Killed In Evanston Shooting

A 30-year-old man was shot and killed Saturday evening in north suburban Evanston.


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Mother Challenges Evanston Police Move To Clear Her Son’s Murder

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.


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Police Investigate Unwanted Sex Act Claim At Evanston Firehouse

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.


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Halloween Trick-Or-Treating Times For Cook County, Ill. 2013

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.



Best Murals In Chicago

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.


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Family Claims Cops Let Shooting Victim Die Without Calling Paramedics

Javar Bamberg was shot in an alley in the 1700 block of Grey Avenue, just north of Evanston High School, on Dec. 12, 2012.


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Teen Charged In Slaying Near Evanston H.S.

Matthew A. Dubose, is charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of Cardereon Priester on Sept. 10.


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Man Hospitalized With Leg Wound In Evanston Shooting

A 46-year-old Evanston man suffered a gunshot wound to the leg Sunday in an early morning shooting.


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Evanston Township Assessor-Elect Found Dead

A bizarre twist in a story WBBM told you about last week – when an Evanston woman’s dog died after it was bitten by a much larger dog.


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Bank Robber Flees With More Than $2,500 In Evanston

The robber entered the Chase Bank branch in the 900 block of Grove Street in Evanston about 3:30 p.m., and gave a teller a note implying he had a gun and demanding money.


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That’ll Be $150, Ms. Cavallari: Evanston Police To Cutler’s Speeding Wife

Evanston Police confirm Kristin Cavallari was pulled over Friday morning by an officer. Because she has a California driver’s license, she was obligated to follow the officer to a police station to pay a bond.


Mia, a 15-pound Powderpuff Chinese Crested dog, was killed by a much larger dog, which appeared to be a Golden Retriever, on Sept. 2, 2013. (Credit: Annie Widlicka)

Evanston Woman Seeks Help Finding Dog That Killed Her Pet

An Evanston woman was devastated after her small dog was attacked and killed earlier this week by a much larger dog.


An Emerald Ash Borer Beetle. (James Zablotny/USDA Photo)

Evanston Losing More Trees To Emerald Ash Borer

The City of Evanston appears to be losing the fight to save its remaining 2000 ash trees from the Emerald Ash Borer. CBS 2’s Mike Parker has this Original Report.


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Police Release Surveillance Video Of Evanston Sex Assault

Police have released surveillance video of a man wanted for a sexual assault in Evanston. The video shows a man grabbing a young woman, forcing her into an alley, where she was assaulted.


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Man Grabs Woman, Sexually Assaults Her In Evanston

Police are looking for a man who dragged a 19-year-old woman into a gangway and sexually assaulted her Tuesday morning in north suburban Evanston.


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Evanston Rejects Plan To Convert Historic Mansion To Hotel

The Evanston City Council rejected a plan by James Pritzker to convert a mansion into a hotel. Alderman voted 6-3 against the plan.


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Five Displaced By Evanston Fire

Firefighters responded at 7:40 p.m. to a fire at a single-family frame house in the 1800 block of Laurel Avenue.


Arlington Heights residents line Dunton Avenue as others march in the July 4th parade. (Credit: CBS)

Chicago Area Celebrates Nation’s Independence With Parades, Picnics

Dunton Avenue in Arlington Heights was awash in red, white, and blue; as families lined the street to cheer veterans, bands, and – sometimes – politicians marching in the village’s parade.


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Northwestern Professor Quits, Cites Students Behaving Badly

An adjunct professor at Northwestern’s school of medicine has quit his job and he’s moving away from the Evanston campus because he says he’s angry and disgusted that the school is tolerating bad behavior by students.