Evanston-based Rainbows for All Children has a new site in Evanston at Unity on the North Shore at 3434 Central St. near Gross Point Road.

Rainbows is a secular, international, non-profit organization dedicated to helping children 3-18 years old successfully navigate the grieving process following the loss of a family member as a result of death, divorce, incarceration, military deployment, or any other life-altering event.

Post date: July 25, 2016 - 4:25pm

Two men, wearing masks, entered an unlocked apartment on Garnett Place and demanded property from its occupants. After a scuffle, the pair fled with a cell phone. This among the stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.


1527 Greenleaf

Michael A. Gilbert, 53, of 1527 Greenleaf St., was arrested at that address at 8:26 p.m. yesterday and charged with simple battery. He is due in court on Sept. 8 at 9 a.m.

1210 Pitner

Post date: July 25, 2016 - 4:19pm

Paid Post: Shoppers, get ready to hit the sidewalks of downtown Evanston and the Main-Dempster Mile! Independent retailers and national chains offer too-good-to-resist deals on the sidewalks of both districts Friday, July 29, through Sunday, July 31.

Post date: July 25, 2016 - 4:05pm

The free Evanston Lakeshore Arts Festival will be held from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 6, and Sunday, Aug. 7, in Dawes Park on Sheridan Road at Church Street.

Post date: July 25, 2016 - 3:36pm

Evanston police have been down to one radio channel from their usual two since Saturday, but Police Cmdr. Joseph Dugan says the department hopes to have the problem fixed by tomorrow.

Post date: July 25, 2016 - 11:16am

Evanston aldermen tonight are scheduled to approve a five year lease renewal with City Newsstand for the city-owned property at 860 Chicago Ave.

Post date: July 25, 2016 - 9:57am

The Evanston Fire Department paused Friday to pay homage to three firefighters who lost their lives protecting the citizens of Evanston.

Post date: July 22, 2016 - 7:22pm

New reports show that, adjusting for community size, Evanston police are just as likely get sued as Chicago police -- but the Evanston cops are much more likely to win in court.

Post date: July 22, 2016 - 5:57pm

Three bicycles locked to bike racks in Evanston were stolen recently. These among the stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

Post date: July 22, 2016 - 4:36pm

Northwestern University will seek City of Evanston approval next week for it to add 26 traditional Tallmadge street lights on Sheridan Road and Chicago Avenue through the campus.

Post date: July 22, 2016 - 4:05pm