Evanston police say three Chicago men were seriously injured when their car was involved in a single-vehicle accident early this morning in the 300 block of Sheridan Road.

Post date: January 21, 2017 - 8:13am

Jaheim Holden admitted he’d never felt anything quite like this on a basketball court. But it’s a feeling the Evanston sophomore could get used to after his unstoppable performance in the fourth quarter Friday night in Skokie powered the Wildkits to their sixth straight Central Suburban League South division victory.

Post date: January 20, 2017 - 11:35pm

Evanston aldermen Monday will review a proposed 40-year agreement to supply water to Morton Grove and Niles that is expected, by 2020, to yield more than $1 million a year in net profit to Evanston above capital and operating expenses.

Post date: January 20, 2017 - 6:30pm

Now that Evanston has declared itself to be a “sanctuary city” and the Evanston Township High School District 202 board has unanimously passed a “safe haven” resolution for the high school, there was speculation that the District 65 board would follow suit.

Post date: January 20, 2017 - 3:53pm

Gunshots were reported in the 200 block of Grey Avenue. This among the stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

Post date: January 20, 2017 - 2:26pm

Evanston mayoral candidate Gary Gaspard called Thursday for a muncipal income tax on higher income residents.

Speaking at a candidate forum at Family Focus in the city's 5th Ward, Gaspard framed the new tax as a way to pay for affordable housing programs.

Gaspard has also coupled the call for a new tax with a promise to freeze property taxes for two years.

Post date: January 20, 2017 - 10:30am


Come hear what Natural Habitat Evanston is working on and provide input.  Thursday, January 26, 2016 6:30-8pm at Morton Civic Center, 2100 Ridge, Rm 2402.   NHE has not met as a whole group since 2015. Instead its task forces meet in smaller gatherings.  If you want to hear what we are working on, or want to get more involved yourself, please come.

Post date: January 19, 2017 - 7:11pm

The struggling menswear retailer Jos. A. Bank has closed its store in the Sherman Plaza complex in downtown Evanston.

Post date: January 19, 2017 - 4:56pm

Parents with children who are five years old on or before Sept. 1 are eligible to register them for kindergarten for the 2017-2018 school year, and officials of the Evanston/Skokie School District 65 are eager to make contact with them long before school starts.

Post date: January 19, 2017 - 3:31pm

Nearly a third of the candidates for positions on Evanston' City Council report not having raised any money yet for their campaigns.

Post date: January 19, 2017 - 3:01pm