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.
Evanston Man Charged With Stabbing Dog, Assaulting Three PeopleJames Collins, 63, of Evanston is charged with four felony charges, one of which is for aggravated cruelty to an animal.
Petition To Ban Visiting Professor To NU Because Of Racist BeliefsIn 2013 he authored a study on "Why Most Suicide Bombers Are Muslim." In 2011 he wrote an article in Psychology Today titled "Are All women Essentially Prostitutes?"
DEA Agent, A Former Evanston Detective, Charged With Helping Drug RingA DEA agent has been charged with helping an international drug trafficking ring smuggle guns and drugs, starting when he was an Evanston police detective.