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All Evanston Beaches Closed Due To High Bacteria Levels

The City of Evanston has closed all of its lakefront beaches for the day, after water tests showed dangerous levels of E. coli bacteria.

CBS Chicago–07/25/2012

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Man Dies After Peeing On ‘L’ Tracks In Evanston

An Indiana man died overnight, after coming into contact with the electrified third rail as he urinated on the Purple Line ‘L’ tracks in Evanston.

CBS Chicago–04/23/2012

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Teens Caught After Evanston ‘L’ Train Robbery

Police on Thursday apprehended two teenage boys who are charged with robbing a 58-year-old man on a CTA Purple Line ‘L’ train.

CBS Chicago–04/01/2011

Photo Of CTA Purple Line South Blvd. Station. (CTA Photo)

Red, Purple Line Upgrades May Mean Cutting Stops

Five CTA ‘L’ stops between the Uptown neighborhood and Evanston may be eliminated under a new plan to modernize the Red and Purple lines.

CBS Chicago–01/25/2011

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Woman Robbed Near Evanston CTA Stop

The victim was walking home from the South Boulevard el station when a man dragged her into a gangway and told her he had a knife.

12/27/2010