Gov. Quinn grants D65 funding for environmental education program

Sophia Bollag, City Editor

April 21, 2014
Filed under City, Local, Politics, State

Evanston/Skokie School District 65 will receive nearly $40,000 to fund an initiative to teach water literacy to elementary and middle school students, Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn announced Saturday. The... Read more »

Evanston orders public tree inventory

Paige Leskin, Assistant City Editor

April 21, 2014
Filed under City, Local

Evanston has launched an inventory of all trees on public property in order to evaluate the health of the trees and to enter their locations in the city’s mapping software. “This inventory is intended for the collection... Read more »

Boston Marathon offers new start for Evanston runners shocked by last year's bombings

Cat Zakrzewski, Reporter

April 20, 2014
Filed under City, Local

As he walked around Boston on Sunday afternoon, Evanston resident John Kayser said there was a special “vibrancy” in the air the day before the first Boston Marathon since deadly bombs went off at the race... Read more »

Five of seven claims dismissed in acquitted suspect's lawsuit against Evanston

Patrick Svitek, Reporter

April 20, 2014
Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories, Local

A federal judge has dismissed all but two claims in a lawsuit against the city that alleges Evanston police falsely arrested a man in 2010 who was later acquitted of murder. In a ruling filed Wednesday, Judge Amy J. St. Eve... Read more »

Man in hospital after stabbing in south Evanston

Ciara McCarthy, Managing Editor

April 18, 2014
Filed under City, Crime, Local

One man is in custody and another has been hospitalized after a stabbing Thursday in south Evanston, police said. A man stabbed another man in the 500 block of Howard Street... Read more »