Subscribe to EvanstonNow feed
Updated: 2 hours 1 min ago

Pins push wrestlers into driver's seat in CSL South

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 23:15

It took longer than you might think it would for Collin Olla-Chatman  to get in shape for wrestling following the football season, especially since the Evanston senior has played both sports for all four years in high school.

Hospital targeted by emailed bomb threat

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 18:33

Evanston police say Evanston Hospital was one of many locations nationwide that were targeted by emailed extortionate bomb threats today.

How to dispose of your Christmas tree

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 16:56

So what are you going to do with that live Christmas tree in your living room after Jolly Old St. Nick has dropped off his load of goodies on Christmas day?

Burglars find unlocked cars on Hinman, Sherman

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 15:32

Photo equipment, computer hardware, and cash were among items found by burglars in unlocked cars on Hinman Avenue and Sherman Avenue. These among stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

Plan calls for more aggressive emission cuts

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 13:39

Evanston aldermen this week adopted a climate plan that calls for reducing local greenhouse gas emissions in the next seven years by even more than the reductions achieved over the past 12 years.

Action postponed on downtown office building

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 05:55

Evanston's Plan Commission Wednesday night postponed action on a planned office building in the 1700 block of Chicago Avenue until January after receiving a request for delay from the head of the condo association for another building on the block.

Fence dismantled on Michigan; tire punctured on Darrow

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 13:52

A wooden fence was dismantled at a home in the 500 block of Michigan Avenue and a tire was punctured on a Hyundai in the 1900 block of Darrow Avenue. These among the stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

Two file for Evanston's high school board

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 08:09

Two candidates filed nominating petitions Tuesday as the filing period opened to fill three seats on the Evanston Township High School board in next April's election.

Incumbents seek to stay on D65 board

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 07:52

All three incumbent Evanston District 65 school board members whose seats are up for election next April filed petitions to retain their positions as the filing period opened Tuesday.

Out and About: Three Nutcracker options this weekend

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 05:40

The Nutcracker will be featured on ice at Robert Crown as well as on stage in a play at Mudlark and in a ballet at North Shore Center in Skokie. Piven’s Young People’s Company and Evanston Dance Ensemble also perform this weekend. And it's the last chance to catch “Twelfth Night” and “Witch” at Writers Theater or “Mansfield Park” at Northlight. Check out the shows on stage in an around Evanston this weekend.

Undefeated Maine West tops Wildkit girls again

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 22:45

Evanston head girls basketball coach Brittanny Johnson describes her team as a work in progress.

Howard Street Theatre opens with a bang

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 15:05

The Theo Ubique Theatre opened its new location on Howard Street in Evanston with a production of “The Full Monty” last weekend.

Car stolen with key left inside

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 14:22

A car stolen in the 1000 block of Grove Street had the key left inside. This among the stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

Demitrous Cook named Evanston police chief

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 10:55

A former Evanston deputy police chief has been named the city's new police chief.

Car hits laundromat, 2nd time in two weeks

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 09:20

A car plowed into the Clean Wash Laundry at 807 Howard St. this morning -- the second time that's happened at that location in less than two weeks.

It lives: Council rejects Harley Clarke appeal

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 05:41

Evanston aldermen retreated again Monday night from a plan for the future of the Harley Clarke mansion.

Live: City Council

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 19:02

Here's our live coverage of tonight's Evanston City Council meeting -- where aldermen are scheduled to vote on whether to take the next step toward demolishing the Harley Clarke mansion and to

Live: Planning and Development Committee

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 17:39

Here's our live coverage of the Evanston City Council's Planning and Development Committee meeting.

Live: Administration and Public Works Committee

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 17:35

Here's our live coverage of the Evanston City Council Administration and Public Works Committee meeting at which aldermen are expected to approve the sale of the city's former recycling center for redevelopment as a rock climbing center.

Burglars take snowblower, 2 bikes

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 15:34

Weekend burglaries in Evanston resulted in a snowblower and two bicycles stolen. These stories are among those in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.