ETHS student diagnosed with whooping cough

Paige Leskin, Reporter

August 28, 2014
Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

A student who attended summer activities at Evanston Township High School was diagnosed with whooping cough, a highly contagious illness, according to a letter sent out to students’ parents Tuesday. The student was diagnosed... Read more »

Bill requiring warrant for GPS tracking signed into law

Paige Leskin, Reporter

August 27, 2014
Filed under City, Latest Stories

Gov. Pat Quinn signed off Tuesday on a bill sponsored by state Sen. Daniel Biss (D-Evanston) that will add regulations on how law enforcement acquires GPS tracking data. Effective immediately, the legislation requires law enforcement... Read more »

Two individuals arrested in connection with residential burglary

Rebecca Savransky, Summer Editor

August 25, 2014
Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

Police arrested two individuals Sunday in connection with a residential burglary in north Evanston. Officers responded to a report from the 2600 block of Lincolnwood Drive at about 1:30 p.m. Sunday and were given a description... Read more »

Man nearly drowns Sunday morning at Evanston beach

Sophia Bollag and Paige Leskin

August 24, 2014
Filed under City, Latest Stories

A man almost drowned Sunday morning at the Lighthouse Beach, authorities said. The Evanston fire department responded to reports at about 8:30 a.m. that an elderly man had nearly drowned, fire chief Greg Klaiber said. According... Read more »

Popcorn store looks to bring healthy snack option to Evanston

Bailey Williams, Assistant Summer Editor

August 23, 2014
Filed under Business, City, Local

Evanston may soon have a new snacking option in popcorn franchise Doc Popcorn, which looks to build a store on Sherman Avenue. Founded in 2003, Doc Popcorn sells naturally flavored popcorn with varieties such as "sinfully cinnamon,"... Read more »

Evanston man pleads guilty to armed robbery of NU students

Paige Leskin, Reporter

August 14, 2014
Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

An Evanston resident was sentenced to 10 years in prison Monday for the 2012 armed robbery of three Northwestern students, police said. Timothy Blue, 25, pled guilty to the charges and was sentenced to serve time in the Illinois... Read more »

Noyes Street hotdog restaurant granted license to sell liquor

Ciara McCarthy, Editor in Chief

August 12, 2014
Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Politics

Evanston aldermen voted Monday to reverse Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl’s decision to deny a liquor license to a Noyes Street eatery. D&D Dogs, 825 Noyes St., will be permitted to sell alcohol on its premises because of the... Read more »

Evanston businesses join program to promote biking

Stephanie Kelly, Reporter

August 8, 2014
Filed under Business, City, Latest Stories

When Evanston resident Jack Hanson heard about the national program, Bicycle Benefits, as a student at the University of Vermont, he knew he wanted to bring it home. So he did. Working as a summer intern with the City of... Read more »