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Father, 5-Year-Old Son Struck By Car In Evanston

A 39-year-old man and his 5-year-old son were both seriously injured Thursday morning when they were struck by a vehicle as the man walked the boy to school in north suburban Evanston, police said.


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Search Resumes Tomorrow For Missing Northwestern Student

A desperate search is underway for a missing student at Northwestern University.

CBS Chicago–09/25/2012

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Teen Shot, Wounded In Front Of St. Francis Hospital In Evanston

A teen was shot and wounded over the weekend right in front of St. Francis Hospital in Evanston.

CBS Chicago–08/06/2012

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Man Robbed At Gunpoint In Broad Daylight Near Northwestern Campus

Police are searching for suspects after a grad student was robbed at gunpoint in broad daylight Thursday near Northwestern University in Evanston.

CBS Chicago–01/27/2012

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Teens Snatch Northwestern Student’s Smart Phone On Porch

Northwestern University issued an alert over the weekend, after a student was robbed of his smart phone.

CBS Chicago–11/07/2011

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Evanston Residents To Weigh In On Possible New Yellow Line Stop

The City of Evanston is gathering input on adding an intermediate station along the CTA Yellow Line, which currently passes on through without stopping on its way to Skokie.

CBS Chicago–09/15/2011

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Five People Hurt In Rollover Crash In Lombard

Several people were hurt Thursday morning when a car crashed and rolled over in west suburban Lombard.



Geocache Mistaken For Bomb In Evanston

A scary-looking item drew a bomb squad to a park just west of downtown Evanston over the weekend, but the item turned out to be harmless and mundane.

CBS Chicago–05/09/2011