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Evanston woman charged with felony for deathly substance threat

Stavros Agorakis, A&E Editor

September 29, 2016

Filed under City, Crime, Local

A 28-year-old Evanston woman was charged with a felony after she allegedly mailed an envelope to the Illinois State Tollway Authority containing a granular substance. Authorities with the Federal Bureau of Investigation were... Read more »

City and University collaborate to repair Evanston homes

Ben Winck, Assistant City Editor

September 28, 2016

Filed under City, Local

Two Evanston homes have safer exteriors, as a result of  a new project run by Evanston and Northwestern. The project Rebuilding Evanston works to make major repairs on the exteriors of homes owned by low to moderate fixed... Read more »

Evanston reports first case of West Nile virus this year

Nora Shelly, City Editor

September 27, 2016

Filed under City, Local

Evanston reported its first case of West Nile virus this year, as the number of mosquitos carrying the disease increases in the area. The city reported Friday that a resident had been infected. There have been 30 reported cases... Read more »

Police Blotter: $2,000 worth of tools stolen from truck

Nora Shelly, City Editor

September 27, 2016

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Evanston police are investigating a truck burglary that occurred Friday, police said. At 6:25 a.m. on Friday, a man living in the 1700 block of Oakton Street called police to his house after he discovered that his work truck... Read more »