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8-year-old Evanston boy hit by CTA Purple Line train

Robin Opsahl, City Editor

May 30, 2016

Filed under City, Local

An 8-year-old boy was hit by a Chicago Transit Authority Purple Line train Saturday afternoon and remains in critical condition, police said. Evanston police officers responded to the report of a juvenile struck by a CTA train at a... Read more »

Police Blotter: Woman arrested in connection with trespassing at Evanston Public Library

Robin Opsahl, City Editor

May 25, 2016

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Police charged a 47-year-old woman with criminal trespass at Evanston Public Library on Monday afternoon. Officers were dispatched to the library, 1703 Orrington Ave. at about 4:15 p.m. after receiving a call requesting as... Read more »

Police Blotter: Man beaten up in McDonald’s on Howard Street

Robin Opsahl, City Editor

May 22, 2016

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Police are searching for two suspects accused of beating up a man in an Evanston McDonald’s restaurant Thursday. Officers were dispatched to the restaurant, 1117 Howard St., at 10:33 a.m. after receiving a disturbance report,... Read more »

Man arrested for shooting incident outside Tommy Nevin’s Pub

Nora Shelly, Assistant City Editor

May 22, 2016

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Evanston Police Department officers arrested a man suspected of discharging a firearm outside Tommy Nevin’s Pub earlier this month after linking fingerprints found on a handgun to the man. The 31-year-old Chicago resident... Read more »

Anti-violence campaign looks to expand conversation, outreach beyond social media

Nora Shelly, Assistant City Editor

May 20, 2016

Filed under City, Local

The “Dear Evanston” social media campaign is wrapping up its official project after three months, but organizers are looking to continue the conversation they started. The campaign, which began in February, aimed to bring community ... Read more »

Evanston Township High School meets federal standards for water quality, lead levels

Rishika Dugyala, Assistant City Editor

May 19, 2016

Filed under City, Education, Local

Independent testing concluded Wednesday that Evanston Township High School meets federal standards regarding water lead levels and water quality, according to an email superintendent Eric Witherspoon sent to school staff, students ... Read more »