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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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North Suburban School Officials Warning About Potential Mumps Cases

Officials in two north suburban school districts are warning students, staff and parents about possible cases of the mumps, even though they cannot confirm it.

05/06/2014

(Clockwise from top left) Alejandro Costilla, Jonathan Labe, Glenn Lapidus, Vaselin Minev face child sex abuse charges for allegedly having sex with a 14-year-old boy they met through an ad the victim placed on Craigslist. (Booking photos)

Four Charged Sexually Abusing Child Met Through Craiglist Ad

The investigation began in August 2013 when police became aware of the advertisement on the Internet trading site in which the victim was soliciting sex, said Cmdr. Jay Parrott of the Evanston police department.

04/29/2014

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Evanston Cops Issue 120 Tickets In Crackdown On Distracted Driving

Evanston chose to do a concerted cell phone ban mission because April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month.

04/25/2014

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Students At Pope John XXIII School Learn Of Namesake’s Legacy Ahead Of Sainthood

There’s only one institution in the Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago named after Pope John XXIII; it’s an elementary school in Evanston, and anticipation there is building for the late pope’s upcoming canonization in Rome.

04/23/2014

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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

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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

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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

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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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