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Car crashes into Evanston laundromat
EVANSTON, Ill. (WLS) -- Police are investigating after a car crashed into a laundromat in north suburban Evanston Tuesday morning. The crash occurred at a laundromat at Howard Street and Elmwood Avenue. The car crashed through the front of the laundromat and Chopper 7HD flew over the scene as bricks
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Calls For State Gas Tax Increase
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is calling for a 20 to 30 cent per gallon increase in the state’s gas tax to pay for a statewide transportation bill. He made the announcement today while he was joined by members of the Metropolitan Mayors Caucus. Emanuel in the past said he would push for the passage of
Evanston cop joined DEA to help Puerto Rican drug gang: feds
By: Chuck Goudie, Barb Markoff, Christine Tressel and Ross Weidner. A U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agent in Chicago is in federal custody, held without bond Tuesday on charges that he took part in the crimes he was supposed to be preventing.
Burglars take snowblower, 2 bikes
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. A snowblower was taken after a forced entry to the garage of a home in the 1600 block of McDaniel Avenue between 6 p.m. Thursday and 6:
Demitrous Cook Named New Evanston Police Chief
EVANSTON, IL — The next Evanston police chief will walk onto the job next month with nearly three decades of experience policing the town and eight years as a chief himself, City Manager Wally Bobkiewicz announced Tuesday.
Zach LaVine Spoke with Jim Boylen Amid Bulls Drama: 'This Isn't a Dictatorship'
Jim Boylen's first week as head coach of the Chicago Bulls featured no shortage of drama, with players reportedly discussing a boycott of practice over the weekend. Wanting to try to clear the air, Chicago star Zach LaVine recently sat down with Boyle, per ESPN's Malika Andrews and Ramona Shelburne.
6 charged with retail theft in separate incidents: Evanston police
The following items were taken from Evanston Police Department reports and releases. An arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt. William Cashell, 67, of the 2300 block of West Jarvis Avenue in Chicago, was charged with retail theft in the 1600 block of Sherman Avenue on December 6.
What's Lake County's economic outlook?
Find out what the economy has in store at Forecast Lake County 2019 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Jan. 17 at White Deer Run Golf Club, 250 W. Gregg's Parkway, Vernon Hills. The signature event presented by the Lake County Chamber of Commerce provides business and government leaders a chance to examin
Evanston City Council's vote to save lakefront mansion is a big 'W' for bottom-up efforts to preserve the past
Historic preservation victories are rarely any sweeter — or more democratic, small “d” — than this one. Five months after Evanston took the first steps toward demolishing the Harley Clarke Mansion, with funds provided by a group of mostly well-heeled residents, the suburb’s City Council effectively
Car stolen with key left inside
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. The key was left in a 1995 Ford that was stolen from a business parking lot between Dec. 5 and 4 p.m. yesterday.
Cook County Calendar of Events Dec. 12 – Dec. 18
Implied Horizons: Watercolors by Anne Nordhaus-Bike. Five Seasons Family Sports Club, 6901 S. Madison St., Burr Ridge. Artist Anne Nordhaus-Bike will speak about her work on display at the Five Seasons Family Sports Club. The exhibition displays 19 of Nordhaus-Bike’s watercolor paintings.
Cook Co. Investigator Arrested For Route 59 Retail Thefts
JOLIET, IL - A 47-year-old Cook County Corrections investigator who lives in Romeoville spent a good portion of his weekend behind bars at Will County's Jail after Joliet Police busted him for a series of retail thefts at the Kohl's on Route 59, according to police. Amarildo Ponce was arrested on ch
Live: Planning and Development Committee
Here's our live coverage of the Evanston City Council's Planning and Development Committee meeting. Among the items on the agenda, extending the time allowed for a planned development at 1815 Oak Ave. and landmarking a home at 1225 Asbury Ave.
Evanston Aldermen Decide To Drop Harley Clarke Demolition Appeal
EVANSTON, IL — The City Council voted unanimously Monday against appealing a decision by the Evanston Historic Preservation Commission to block the demolition of the Harley Clarke mansion and coach house. The 9-0 vote effectively voided a memorandum of understanding between the city and representati
Bulls Players Contacted Union on Head Coach After He Made Them Practice Too Hard
As good as things are going for the Chicago Bears, the situation is equal and opposite for the basketball team across the way. The Chicago Bulls are an absolutely pitiful state right now. They are 6-21 and at the bottom of the Eastern Conference. They fired coach Fred Hoiberg, and his replacement,
Evanston aldermen vote to preserve Harley Clarke mansion
EVANSTON, Ill. (WLS) -- Evanston's Harley Clarke mansion is staying put. Late Monday night, the Evanston city council voted unanimously to preserve the historic building from demolition.
Henry Crown's Former Mansion Sold In Evanston
EVANSTON, IL — The former home of Evanston billionaire Henry Crown was purchased this month for more than $1 million under its original listing price from more than two years ago. Built in 1927, the six-bedroom home was Tudor-style mansion was designed by the Mayo & Mayo firm. It sits a nearly half-
Bears vs. Rams Live Stream: Time, TV schedule and how to watch online
The Chicago Bears (8-4) welcome the Los Angeles Rams (11-1) to Soldier Field in Week 14’s Sunday Night Football in a game that most experts think the Bears will lose. Mitchell Trubisky returns to the starting lineup after missing two games with a shoulder injury. Chicago needs every bit of his dual-
Evanston: 5 Latest Homes To Hit The Market
EVANSTON, IL — When you're looking for some fresh digs, keeping tabs on all the latest listings can take hours of tedious browsing online. That's why we here at Patch have stepped in and done the prepwork for you.
Report: Bulls debate attending practice following historic loss
CHICAGO - When new Bulls head coach Jim Boylen benched his starters for good three minutes into the second half of what ended up being the worst loss in franchise history, players and fans alike wondered why?