Evanston City Manager Wally Bobkiewicz announced today that he's asked Police Chief Richard Eddington to supervise the Fire Department on an interim basis.

Post date: September 7, 2016 - 11:34am

A delivery truck became stuck under the CTA viaduct on Ridge Avenue at Lincoln Street in Evanston about 10:30 this morning.

Post date: September 7, 2016 - 11:27am

Northwestern University officials discussed the trade-offs involved in planning a new dormitory amid largely skeptical questions from a group of about 100 Evanston residents Tuesday night.

University officials said they haven't made final decisions about what to build in the south campus area as they work to expand housing capacity to be able to require all freshman and sophomore students to live on campus starting next fall.

Post date: September 7, 2016 - 9:41am

Hecky Powell and The Forrest E. Powell Foundation have announced the launch of a new non-profit organization, the Evanston WE Program, to help career and technically-minded Evanston Township High School students with career preparation, certification and placement.

Post date: September 6, 2016 - 6:22pm

Two pairs of Air Jordan gym shoes were taken from a victim at Church Street and Dodge Avenue. This among the stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.


1500 Church

An offender pointed a weapon at a victim in a business parking lot in the 1500 block of Church Street around 1:40 p.m. Saturday.


Hartrey at Lyons

Post date: September 6, 2016 - 3:30pm

A 20-year-old Evanston man has been charged with burglary after he was spotted riding a bicycle Saturday afternoon that had been reported stolen earlier that day.

Post date: September 6, 2016 - 3:19pm

Evanston's Piccolo Theatre opens its 2016-17 season with British playwright Shelagh Stephenson's 1996 comedy "The Memory of Water."

Loosely based on Stephenson's own experience with familial loss, this winner of the Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Comedy focuses on the shared experience of loss through laughter.

Post date: September 6, 2016 - 1:55pm

Northwestern University officials are scheduled tonight to discuss plans to replace an existing five-story dorm at Hinman Avenue and Sheridan Road in Evanston with a larger structure -- part of which would be seven stories tall.

Post date: September 6, 2016 - 5:06am

Union Health Service, Inc. today will expand its specialty and primary care services by opening a facility at 1325 Howard St. in Evanston.

Post date: September 6, 2016 - 4:00am

Willard School will host its annual Fall Fest On Saturday, Sept. 17.

Post date: September 5, 2016 - 5:38pm