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Students at Walker School panned for fool's gold, churned butter, square-danced and dressed in period attire for the annual "Pioneer Day" at Walker Elementary School.
Police & Fire
The Evanston Police Department recently deployed a new armored surveillance vehicle with six videocameras that record its surroundings and transmit a live feed to police at the station and in the field.
Fred Davis, 65, died at the hospital from injuries suffered in a fire that broke out at 1937 Hartrey Ave. in neighboring Evanston on Wednesday night. No one else was inside the house, fire officials said.
A woman accidentally pushed the accelerator and ran into a parking meter, a bicycle and the side of CVS Pharmacy as she was pulling into a parking space on Sherman Avenue in neighboring Evanston, according to police.
This week, Foodie Finds treks to Evanston, where a new outpost of Chicago’s Home of Chicken & Waffles serves up the unusual combination of—you guessed it—chicken and waffles.
Evanston police executed a search warrant at a home in the 8700 block of N. Trumbull Avenue in Skokie on Monday afternoon, and arrested two men.
One incumbent and three new challengers are running for four spots on the Evanston-Skokie District 65 board of education. Find their answers to our questions here.
An 18-year-old man from neighboring Evanston died last night when the car he was driving lost control and crashed into a tree in the 2900 block of Howard Street, according to police.
Two people were transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries that may have been caused by a knife after a fight erupted in the 1400 block of Scott Avenue, according to police.
One person was killed and four people were critically injured after a car crash in the 2900 block of Howard Street in neighboring Evanston late Thursday evening.
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