First instances of West Nile mosquitoes in North Shore this year prompt regional spraying

Julia Jacobs, Summer Editor

July 4, 2015

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

Evanston’s first instance of mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus was confirmed Thursday by the city’s Health and Human Services Department. The first mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus in the North Shore were... Read more »

Police Blotter: June 16

Julia Jacobs, Summer Editor

June 16, 2015

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories, Local

Physical therapy machine stolen from retirement community A device used for physical therapy was taken Monday from the main building of a senior... Read more »

Evanston City Council approves Harley Clarke report

Rebecca Savransky, Design Editor

June 9, 2015

Filed under City, Local, Politics

A report on the Harley Clarke Mansion presented to aldermen Monday revealed no consensus within the community on which option for the mansion's future would be best. Aldermen approved the report following more than an hour... Read more »

Man dies after Monday shooting in Evanston

Paige Leskin, Managing Editor

June 8, 2015

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories, Local

A Chicago man died Monday after he was shot multiple times in central Evanston, police said. Officers found the 27-year-old man in a parked car in the 2000 block of Emerson Street when responding to many 911 calls of shots... Read more »

Police: Dillo Day citations down due to weather, cancelation

Tori Latham, City Editor

June 6, 2015

Filed under City, Crime, Dillo Day 2015, Latest Stories, Local

Police handed out 19 citations on Dillo Day, a number lower than in previous years, officials said. No one was arrested for the second year in a row, police said. Evanston and University police gave out tickets for offenses... Read more »

Wilmette teens charged in connection with Evanston car burglary

Tori Latham, City Editor

May 29, 2015

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Two Wilmette teens were charged in connection with a vehicle burglary that occurred Thursday night in Evanston, police said Friday. Evanston Police Department officers responded to a call Thursday around 11:23 p.m. of two males... Read more »

ETHS, District 65 stand to lose millions from state budget proposal

Marissa Page, Assistant City Editor

May 29, 2015

Filed under City, Education, Local, Politics, State

Evanston schools could lose up to almost $9 million in state assets if a bill passes that reforms funding for Illinois schools. The losses — about $6.6 million for Evanston/Skokie School District 65 and $2.2 million for School... Read more »

State campus sexual assault bill seeks clear policy, community collaboration

Julia Jacobs, Assistant City Editor

May 29, 2015

Filed under City, Education, Latest Stories, Local, Politics, State

A bill aiming to improve institutional response to campus sexual assault passed the Illinois Senate last week. The bill includes requirements that colleges and universities notify victims of their rights and provide them with... Read more »