Plenty Of Laws Protect Historic Buildings, But What About Long-Standing Trees?There are rules to protect historic homes and buildings, but in many places no such laws exist to preserve magnificent towering trees.
Woman, Man Injured When Minivan Crashes Into McDonald's In EvanstonTwo people were injured Thursday morning, when a minivan crashed into a McDonald's in Evanston, as the driver lost control while trying to make a turn.
2 People In Custody After Jeep Flees Area Where Shots Were Fired In EvanstonEvanston police said Wednesday afternoon they have two persons of interest in custody after they were searching for occupants of a silver Jeep that was seen fleeing an area where shots were fired.
Illinois Universities Launch Twins Research ProjectTwo Illinois universities are putting together what they say is the first database to focus on twins in the state.
UPDATE: James Payne, 61, Reported Missing From Canaryville, Has Been Safely LocatedUPDATE: James Payne, 61, who had been reported missing from the Canaryville neighborhood in April, has been located, Chicago police said Saturday.
UDATE: Pamela Eyer-Fitch, Reported Missing From Kane County, LocatedUPDATE: Pamela Eyer-Fitch, who was reported missing from Kane County Wednesday, has been located, according to police.
71-Year Prison Sentence Handed To Evanston Man Convicted Of 2012 Murder A 71-year prison sentence has been handed a suburban Chicago man convicted of killing a 14-year-old boy in 2012.
City Of Evanston Says It Fixed A Parking System Glitch That Was Hindering BusinessA new parking payment system in Evanston is causing frustrations for drivers and some local businesses.
Chicago Man Fatally Shot In Evanston, Police Seek Public Help Locating SuspectA Chicago man was fatally shot in Evanston Friday and police are seeking information regarding a suspect.
Former Evanston Township High School Employee Charged With Sexually Assaulting StudentMichael B. Haywood, 33, of Evanston, was charged with one felony count after surrendering to Evanston police Tuesday.
Evanston OKs $1.25M Settlement For Man Police TackledThe Evanston City Council has approved a $1.25 million settlement with a black man who sued after police tackled and arrested him for stealing a car that turned out to be his own.
1 Injured In Fall While Escaping Fire In EvanstonOne person suffered a back injury in a slip-and-fall Sunday night, while escaping a home that caught fire in north suburban Evanston.
Two Evanston Township High School Staff Members Fired For Inappropriate Contact With StudentsEarlier this month, Evanston Township High School told us it was looking into accusations of inappropriate contact between a school employee and more than one student.
Lawsuit Blames Sorority In Northwestern Athlete's DeathThe lawsuit contends Jordan Hankins was "subjected to physical abuse including paddling, verbal abuse, mental abuse, financial exploitation, sleep deprivation, items being thrown and dumped on her, and other forms of hazing intended to humiliate and demean her."
Evanston House Fire Sends Father, 2 Kids To The Hospital On Christmas MorningSophie Smith says her husband and two kids did get out in time, but all three suffered bad smoke inhalation.