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Evanston officials declare 2-day snow emergency

Ciara McCarthy, City Editor

January 1, 2014

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, City, Latest Stories, Local

Evanston officials have declared a daytime snow emergency for both Thursday and Friday. The snow emergency will take place from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on both days. The decision came late Wednesday evening after nearly 10 inches...

Police arrest Chicago teen in connection with shooting near Evanston Township High School

Ciara McCarthy, City Editor

December 23, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories

Police charged a teenager last week in connection with a November shooting across the street from Evanston Township High School, officials said. Police arrested the 17-year-old Thursday at his Chicago home and charged him with...

Police: Bank robber identified as primary suspect in July double homicide

Ciara McCarthy, City Editor

December 20, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, City, Crime, Latest Stories

Police have identified Kevin Ross, who was fatally shot earlier this week, as the primary suspect in a double homicide from July. Azim and Mobeen Hakeem were fatally shot at their downtown business this summer. The brothers...

Updated: Evanston police fatally shoot suspected bank robber

Ciara McCarthy, City Editor

December 17, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, City, Crime, Latest Stories

Police shot and killed an Evanston resident and suspected bank robber Monday afternoon in downtown Evanston, officials said. Police identified the man Tuesday as Kevin Ross, 29. Officers responded to a reported robbery at...

Woman who jumped off parking garage in downtown Evanston dies

Patrick Svitek, City Editor

December 14, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories

The 22-year-old woman who jumped off a parking garage in downtown Evanston last month has died, according to authorities. The woman was pronounced dead at 8:51 p.m. Thursday at Evanston Hospital, according to the Cook...

Person in custody in fatal shooting in west Evanston

Patrick Svitek, City Editor

December 12, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs

Police said this evening they have identified a person of interest in connection with the shooting death of an Evanston man. Evanston Police Cmdr. Jay Parrott confirmed an earlier report that police have the person in custody...

Police seek help regarding attempted sexual assault of Northwestern student

Patrick Svitek, City Editor

December 9, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, City, Crime, Latest Stories

Police are asking for the public's help in finding a male suspected of trying to sexually assault a Northwestern student early Sunday morning near Dempster Street. The male approached the 23-year-old student just after midnight...

LuLu’s to close after 21 years in downtown Evanston

Scott Brown, Reporter

December 9, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories

LuLu’s, an Asian restaurant in downtown Evanston, plans to close in January after 21 years in business. Owner Dan Kelch said he is “just tired” after so many years of running the establishment, 804 Davis St. “While...