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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 »

City manager nixes end-of-year furlough day

Julia Jacobs, City Editor

November 19, 2015

Filed under City, Local, Politics, State

Illinois Budget Crisis There will not be a furlough day for city employees at the end of December, now that city officials believe state cuts to local governments won’t hit Evanston before the end of the year, the cit... Read more »

Apartment complex development given unanimous approval by city committee

Mark Duanmu, Reporter

November 19, 2015

Filed under Business, City, Latest Stories, Local

The city’s design and project review committee gave unanimous approval Wednesday to an apartment complex aimed at providing off-campus housing options for Northwestern students, under the condition that the building’s height... Read more »

Grant helps Skokie mental health facility maintain operation amid budget crisis

Stavros Agorakis, Reporter

November 19, 2015

Filed under Business, City, Local

A mental health institution in Skokie has been awarded a $300,000 grant by the North Suburban Healthcare Foundation to help support the continuation of its services amid the budget crisis. Turning Point Behavioral Health Care... Read more »

Police arrest man suspected of entering bedrooms of female Northwestern students in separate incidents

Jeremy Margolis, Reporter

November 18, 2015

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories, Local

Police suspect a 32-year-old Evanston resident who was arrested Monday for attempting to enter the bedroom of a Northwestern student is responsible for three similar incidents this fall, police said. Police were called to a... Read more »

Gov. Bruce Rauner announces temporary closure of Illinois borders to Syrian refugees

Julia Jacobs, City Editor

November 16, 2015

Filed under City, Local, State

Illinois will temporarily suspend acceptance of new Syrian refugees following recent terrorist attacks in Paris, Gov. Bruce Rauner announced Monday. The governor’s unilateral decision to halt resettlement is a response to... Read more »

Evanston art exhibit aims to change public perception of those living with disabilities

Mercy Yang, Reporter

November 15, 2015

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

For Reveca Torres, using a wheelchair is not as much of a burden as people may think. Instead, Torres considers the wheelchair a tool for independence. “A lot of people think a wheelchair is limiting, and I wanted people... Read more »