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Sigma Alpha Epsilon national headquarters in Evanston. (CBS)

Racist Chant Trickled Down From Evanston-Based Fraternity: University Official

The revelation came to light Friday as the president of the University of Oklahoma revealed new details of the investigation into use of the chant at his college. CBS 2’s Mai Martinez reports.

03/27/2015

Joshua Vazquez. (Photo provided by Evanston police)

Autistic Teen Located After Being Reported Missing From Evanston

A missing 19-year-old man from Evanston was located in Park Ridge Tuesday.

03/24/2015

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Sky Lantern Might Have Started Evanston Grass Fire

About 10 p.m., Evanston firefighters responded to a report of a grass fire at Lighthouse Beach, 2611 Sheridan Road, according to the Evanston Fire Department.

03/18/2015

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Evanston-Based Fraternity Condemns Video Of Racist Chant

The president of the University of Oklahoma severed the school’s ties with a national fraternity on Monday and ordered that its on-campus house be shuttered after several members took part in a racist chant caught on video.

03/09/2015

Historic Irving House Moved To New Lot In Evanston

Now that a historic, 1928-vintage Prairie-style home, designed by an associate of Frank Lloyd Wright, has been moved to its new home, it’s time to piece the jigsaw puzzle back together atop a new foundation.

03/06/2015

Crews move the historic Irving House, designed by John Van Bergen, from its old lot in Wilmette on Oct. 10, 2014. (Credit: Lisa Dichiera/Landmarks Illinois)

Vintage Evanston House To Be Relocated To New Spot

A house designed by a Frank Lloyd Wright associate that at several points was days away from being torn down will be moved from a supermarket parking lot to its new home in northwest Evanston Thursday.

03/04/2015

Carlos Jaimes (Credit: Evanston Police)

Evanston Man Charged With Shaking Newborn

An Evanston man was charged with aggravated battery to an infant after police say he admitted to shaking his 24-day-old daughter who would not stop crying, police said.

02/25/2015

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Evanston To Ticket Property Owners Who Haven’t Shoveled Starting Thursday

Evanston is getting tough with property owners who still haven’t shoveled the snow from Sunday’s blizzard, reports WBBM’s Regine Schlesinger.

02/04/2015

Andre Williams (Credit: Evanston Police)

Rogers Park Man Charged In Evanston Shooting

Andre Williams, 26, of the 1600 block of West Juneway, was charged with aggravated battery with a firearm and aggravated discharge of a firearm, according to Evanston police.

01/28/2015

Virgil M. Houston (Evanston Police Department)

Man Arrested After Gun Found During Evanston Traffic Stop: Police

Virgil M. Houston, 21, was charged with one felony count of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, according to a statement from Evanston police.

01/26/2015

Customers line up at the Chicago-Main Newsstand in Evanston on Friday for a chance to buy one of five copies of Charlie Hebdo, the satirical French magazine targeted by terrorists in Paris. Only 300 copies of the latest edition of the magazine are available in the U.S. (Credit: CBS)

Chicagoans Line Up For Chance To Buy A Copy Of Charlie Hebdo

A dozen copies of Charlie Hebdo, the French magazine at the center of a terrorist attack in Paris, were quickly snatched up Friday morning, but more were on the way next week.

01/23/2015

The new edition of Charlie Hebdo is prepared for delivery at a press distribution center in the suburbs of Paris on January 14, 2014 in Marne-la-Vallee, France. This is the first edition of Charlie Hebdo published since last weeks' terror attacks. Some people waited for over an hour to buy a copy, which is restricted to one per person. A second delivery of the magazine is scheduled for tomorrow. (Photo by Aurelien Meunier/Getty Images)

Evanston Newsstand To Import Fast-Selling Charlie Hebdo Edition

Evanston-based Chicago-Main Newsstand is expecting a shipment soon from a supplier in Canada.

01/15/2015

An attic fire heavily damaged a home in north suburban Evanston on Friday. | (Evanston Fire Department)

Evanston Blaze Injures Firefighter, Damages Roof Of Home

Crews were called to the fire in the 2500 block of Harrison about 12:30 p.m. Friday.

01/09/2015

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6 Chicago-Area Firms Cited For Asbestos Violations

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration says the exposure occurred during the summertime renovation of the Chute Middle School cafeteria in Evanston. OSHA is proposing a combined $132,000 in penalties.

12/31/2014

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UPS Truck Strikes Pedestrian In Evanston

A 30-year-old woman was transported to Evanston-Northshore University Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

12/22/2014

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Evanston Becomes First Illinois City To Raise Cigarette-Buying Age To 21

Teens will no longer be able to buy smokes in the north suburb. CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports.

11/07/2014

U.S. President Barack Obama delivers a prime time address from the Cross Hall of the White House on September 10, 2014 in Washington, DC. Vowing to target the Islamic State with air strikes 'wherever they exist', Obama pledged to lead a broad coalition to fight IS and work with 'partner forces' on the ground in Syria and Iraq. (Photo by Saul Loeb-Pool/Getty Images)

President Obama To Visit Northwestern For Speech On The Economy

Northwestern University was preparing for a visit Thursday afternoon by President Barack Obama, who will be the first sitting president to visit the Evanston campus in 60 years.

10/02/2014

Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Pat Fitzgerald Is Really Salty About Northwestern’s Struggles

“We’re an embarrassment,” Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald says.

CBS Chicago–09/10/2014

Northern Illinois coach Rod Carey. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Wisch: NIU Primed To Break Through In A B1G Way

Since 1998, NIU has a .610 winning percentage, far better than that of Illinois or Northwestern.

CBS Chicago–09/05/2014

Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Emma: As Northwestern Falters, Fitzgerald Held Accountable

For all Pat Fitzgerald’s flashy words, the Wildcats haven’t had much success lately.

CBS Chicago–09/04/2014

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