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Northwestern Alum James Foley Executed by ISIS

Northwestern Alum James Foley Executed by ISIS

The photojournalist who has been missing since 2012 was beheaded in a graphic video that appeared on YouTube on Tuesday.
Actor Jeff Daniels to Play Evanston SPACE

Actor Jeff Daniels to Play Evanston SPACE

The actor best known for his roles in "Dumb and Dumber" and "The Newsroom" performs rock music this Friday.
10 New Businesses Open in Evanston in Year's Second Quarter

10 New Businesses Open in Evanston in Year's Second Quarter

From hotly anticipated restaurants and a brewery to a bookstore, new businesses are detailed in the city’s Q2 economic development report.
Curt's Cafe South Hits Fundraising Goal

Curt's Cafe South Hits Fundraising Goal

A late-in-the-game surge in donations came in to open a second Evanston Curt’s Café, this one aimed at helping at-risk teenage girls
Police Release Surveillance Video in Hopes of ID'ing Shooting Suspects

Police Release Surveillance Video in Hopes of ID'ing Shooting Suspects

Neither the 17-year-old victim nor witnesses are cooperating with police.

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Slain Photojournalist James Foley Remembered in Chicago with Respect and Admiration

Slain Photojournalist James Foley Remembered in Chicago with Respect and Admiration

Foley earned a masters degree at Northwestern University in 2008 and taught at the Cook County Jail before terrorists took his life.
Actor Jeff Daniels to Play Evanston SPACE

Actor Jeff Daniels to Play Evanston SPACE

The actor best known for his roles in "Dumb and Dumber" and "The Newsroom" performs rock music this Friday.
Northwestern Alum James Foley Executed by ISIS

Northwestern Alum James Foley Executed by ISIS

The photojournalist who has been missing since 2012 was beheaded in a graphic video that appeared on YouTube on Tuesday.
10 New Businesses Open in Evanston in Year's Second Quarter

10 New Businesses Open in Evanston in Year's Second Quarter

From hotly anticipated restaurants and a brewery to a bookstore, new businesses are detailed in the city’s Q2 economic development report.
Police Release Surveillance Video in Hopes of ID'ing Shooting Suspects

Police Release Surveillance Video in Hopes of ID'ing Shooting Suspects

Neither the 17-year-old victim nor witnesses are cooperating with police.
Robin Williams' North Shore Roots Remembered, Highwood Hopes to Become Hip

Robin Williams' North Shore Roots Remembered, Highwood Hopes to Become Hip

Also among last week's top stories, Buddhist monks honor the late Harold Ramis and a tree falls on a woman walking her dog.
Evanston's Labor Day DUI Crackdown Underway

Evanston's Labor Day DUI Crackdown Underway

The Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign runs through Sept. 1
A City Agrees to Let Homeless Man Panhandle in Peace

A City Agrees to Let Homeless Man Panhandle in Peace

#PatchChicago: Remembering Robin Williams • Teddy Bear Thievery • Local Rum Distillers on Reality TV • Ironworker's Skyscraper Video & more.
Credit Card Data Breach at Jewel-Osco Grocery Chain

Credit Card Data Breach at Jewel-Osco Grocery Chain

Company says all Jewel-Osco outlets in Illinois were affected.
Evanston Man Gets 10 Years for Armed Robbery of Northwestern Students

Evanston Man Gets 10 Years for Armed Robbery of Northwestern Students

The robbery of three female students at gunpoint happened in 2012. A second offender was never caught.
Evanston Police and Fire Departments Face Off in Burger Competition

Evanston Police and Fire Departments Face Off in Burger Competition

Who grills the meanest burger? You'll get to vote Aug. 30.
Y.O.U. Youth Share Their Summer Experiences with Community

Y.O.U. Youth Share Their Summer Experiences with Community

Y.O.U.’s summer campers gave visitors a glimpse into their summer of art, science, and community exploration.

Found Hosts Evening Events in August

Each event features local food and drink.
ETHS Launches New App

ETHS Launches New App

It allows you to see info like school calendars and lunch menus, as well as monitor student progress.
Pillow Case Project Teaches Evanston Kids to Prep for Emergenices

Pillow Case Project Teaches Evanston Kids to Prep for Emergenices

The Red Cross program worked with about 50 campers recently to help teach preparedness skills.
Where Are Evanston's Rats Clustered?

Where Are Evanston's Rats Clustered?

Not the most pleasant data to peruse, but the city has generated a map of where rat complaints originate.
Police Arrest Evanston Man for Armed Robbery at Radio Shack

Police Arrest Evanston Man for Armed Robbery at Radio Shack

The thief brandished a knife in the Sunday morning robbery.
Buddhist Monks Honor North Shore's Harold Ramis with Ceremonies

Buddhist Monks Honor North Shore's Harold Ramis with Ceremonies

They performed one in Glencoe and one in Evanston in honor of the director, who was very interested in Buddhism.
Softball Players Hang with Obama, Palestinian-American's Reading Sparks Controversy

Softball Players Hang with Obama, Palestinian-American's Reading Sparks Controversy

Also, a man accidentally shoots himself in the head and Walgreens is applauded for staying local.
SUV Crash Lands on Dealer's Row: OMGPD

SUV Crash Lands on Dealer's Row: OMGPD

Tiny jail towels, iPad thief smiles, cigarette ripoff and a hard-to-swallow milk shake in the latest annals of Patch Chicago crime-n-shame.