Evanston reports first human case of West Nile virus this year

Paige Leskin, City Editor

September 20, 2014
Filed under City, Local

The Evanston Health Department confirmed Friday it has its first human case of West Nile virus in 2014. The case was reported in a 60-year-old Evanston resident. This is the 16th confirmed human case in Illinois this year,... Read more »

Body identified as missing Evanston man

Paige Leskin, City Editor

September 18, 2014
Filed under City, Local

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Evanston aldermen review improvements to programs for high-risk residents

Stephanie Kelly, Assistant City Editor

September 18, 2014
Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Politics

City Council discussed initiatives to coordinate different city services for homeless and at-risk residents Monday. Officials from the Evanston Public Library and the city presented... Read more »

Two arrested in Evanston on prostitution-related charges

Paige Leskin, City Editor

September 10, 2014
Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories, Local

Two Chicago residents were arrested this week in connection with prostitution and solicitation, police said. ... Read more »

Evanston City Council approves $50K for Cradle to Career education initiative

Tyler Pager, Breaking News Editor

September 8, 2014
Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Politics

City Council approved $50,000 in funding Monday night for Cradle to Career, ​a long-term initiative​ that aims to mobilize community organizations and schools to improve a child’s educational experience. The city agreed... Read more »

Evanston festival touts driving alternatives

Jennifer Ball, Assistant City Editor

September 8, 2014
Filed under Arts and Technology (City), City, Local

Evanston hosted a street festival Sunday on Main Street, encouraging residents to support the city’s pro-biking initiative and embrace modes of transportation besides driving. Community members who attended the “Streets... Read more »

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 »

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 »