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Rubbish fire spreads to townhouse

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 12:22:05 +0000

What started as a rubbish fire Saturday evening behind a townhouse complex at 163 Asbury Ave. in Evanston spread to one of the townhouse units before firefighters were able to extinguish it.

Wildkits edge Loyola, claim regional soccer crown

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 04:28:22 +0000

The bar for success for the Evanston boys soccer program is set so high that the expectation is that the Wildkits will always make a deep postseason playoff run.

Goncharova battles to 2nd place at IHSA tennis finals

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 03:06:38 +0000

Anastasia Goncharova put the Evanston girls tennis program back on the state map in her first season as a high school  player. But the junior standout couldn’t quite climb to the top of the mountain.

One person displaced by early morning fire

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 18:05:49 +0000

One resident of an apartment building at 721 Seward St. was displaced by a fire that broke out early this morning.

Police officer hit by truck

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 14:56:30 +0000

An Evanston police officer was struck by a truck near the intersection of Emerson Street and Dodge Avenue about 9:40 this morning.

Hawks crush Kits 52-7 in regular season finale

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 04:42:39 +0000

Maine South’s  football dominance in the Central Suburban League South division finally ended this season when New Trier replaced the Hawks as conference champs.

Goncharova advances to state tennis semifinals

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 20:28:15 +0000

Anastasia Goncharova aced her quarterfinal test Friday at the Class 2A Illinois High School Association girls state tennis tournament.
Now she’s ready for the finals exam.

Bicycle stolen, phone swiped, Honda scratched

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 19:02:56 +0000

A bicycle was stolen in the 700 block of Howard Street, a cell phone was removed from the counter at a store on Davis Street, and a Honda’s hood was scratched in the 2700 block of Gross Point Road. These among the stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

Handgun, drugs found on 16-year-old

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 18:30:50 +0000

Evanston police took a 16-year-old male into custody Thursday night after finding him in possession of 10 grams of cannabis and a loaded Beretta 9mm handgun.

Evanston has one-third more cops than average

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:21:57 +0000

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Data collected by the FBI shows that Evanston has nearly one-third more police officers per capita than other towns its size.