SPRINGFIELD — Illinois and federal authorities are seeking millions of dollars from a company with an Evanston address that allegedly filed nearly 60,000 false Medicaid claims since late 2004.
SPRINGFIELD — Illinois smokers could soon have to cough up an extra dollar for a pack of cigarettes after the Illinois House today approved a cigarette tax hike of $1 per pack, pushing it from 98 cents to $1.98.
The Mitchell Museum of the American Indian in Evanston will offer special activities for youngsters June 6-8, the first days of summer break for students in Evanston/Skokie School District 65.
Kids can engage in do-it-yourself craft projects making simple versions of traditional Native American items including woven rugs, Northwest Coast masks, Plains shields, and Seminole patchwork. The crafts are recommended for children ages 5 and older. Participants must be accompanied by an adult.
Patricia Mitchell, who retired in 2009 as principal of the Bessie Rhodes Magnet School, died Thursday of cancer, according to a report from the Evanston/Skokie District 65 communications office.
Someone threw a rock that broke a screen and damaged a door at an apartment in the 900 block of Chicago Avenue. This and other stories in today's daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.
Polar explorer and Evanston resident John Huston will read from his new book "Forward: The First American Unsupported Expedition to the North Pole" and discuss the lessons he learned in leadership, teamwork, and perseverance during his recrod-breaking 2009 Arctic adventure.
The free public event begins at 7 p.m., Thursday, May 31, at the Evanston Public Library, 1703 Orrington Ave. in the first floor community room.
Evanston's Economic Development Committee offered some tentative support this week for a developer's plan to build a major data center for cloud computing services -- possibly in the vacant building at 1890 Maple Ave.
Evanston police say a 7-year-old girl crossing Oakton Street at Barton Avenue was struck by a car about 4:10 p.m. Thursday.
SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois Legislature passed the first half of a plan to rein in the skyrocketing costs of Medicaid today — with a catch.
Evanston defeated Niles North 9-2 this afternoon in the first round of the Oak Park Regional.
The top of the first inning was shaky on the mound for Evanston starter Josh Isenstein with Niles North loading the bases on two hit batsmen and a walk, but Isenstein was able to battle through adversity by striking out the side stranding all the baserunners.
Then the Evanston offense took over scoring two runs in the first and five more in the second to take a commanding 7-0 lead.