A semi-trailer truck trying to turn into Sherman Avenue from Lake Street in Evanston about 10:30 this morning got stuck trying to make the tight turn and in trying to back out ended up running into a street light pole.
Only about a dozen residents turned out for a meeting Wednesday night to try to come up with ways to improve the congested and ugly Evanston intersection of Emerson Street with Ridge Avenue and Green Bay Road.
A laptop computer, a purse, a cell phone, an MP3 device, and a backpack were among items stolen in the burglary of a home in the 700 block of Judson Avenue Monday night. This among the stories in today's daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.
Even though Illinois is a concealed-carry state for firearms, merchants have the option of keeping them out of their stores, and the Evanston Police Department is offering signs to announce their intentions.
Whether thinking of becoming a doctor, a chemical engineer, a football coach, or a comic book author, students at Evanston’s Haven Middle School were able to find out a little about each at the school’s annual Career Day Wednesday.
Evanston's city manager says he wants to start "waving a red flag" about the need to increase recycling rates among the multi-family apartment buildings and businesses served by the city's municipal solid waste franchise.