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Evanston representative Daniel Biss drops out of comptroller race

Marissa Page, Assistant City Editor

November 23, 2015

Filed under City, Politics

State Sen. Daniel Biss (D-Evanston) announced Monday he would exit the race for Illinois comptroller. Biss entered the race to challenge Republican incumbent Leslie Munger last spring. Shortly thereafter, Chicago city clerk... Read more »

Police Blotter: Man breaks into Evanston residence, found hiding in basement

Joanne Lee, Reporter

November 23, 2015

Filed under City, Crime

A 37-year-old man was arrested Thursday morning in connection with breaking into a home. The man allegedly broke into a home in the 1800 block of Brummel Street at about 9:30 a.m. Police found the man hiding in the basement,... Read more »

Car crash flips over minivan

Joanne Lee, Reporter

November 22, 2015

Filed under City, Local

A minivan was flipped onto its roof Thursday afternoon as a result of a two-car collision in north Evanston. The 23-year-old male driver of the minivan attempted a left turn in the 2400 block of Oakton Street at about 3:45... Read more »

Survivor of Mexican student tragedy visits Evanston

Isha Bhutada, Reporter

November 22, 2015

Filed under Arts and Technology (City), City, Local

On Sept. 26, 2014, 43 male students from the Ayotzinapa Rural Teachers' College in Guerrero, Mexico, were attacked and kidnapped by government forces. More than a year later, the students remain missing. On Nov. 20, about 25 Evan... Read more »

Police Blotter: Man charged with DUI, marijuana possession

Joanne Lee, Reporter

November 22, 2015

Filed under City, Crime, Local

A 22-year-old man was arrested Thursday night in connection with driving under the influence. Police stopped the man in the 600 block of Dempster Street at about 11 p.m. for not wearing a seatbelt while driving, said Evanston... Read more »

EPD’s gun-focused initiative recovers 15 firearms in two months

Jerry Lee, Copy Chief

November 20, 2015

Filed under City

Evanston police have recovered a total of 15 guns as part of an initiative to reduce violence in the city that began about two months ago. The program began after two fatal shootings occurred within a block of each other on Aug... Read more »