Thousands join together in Evanston’s annual stand against racism

Michelle Kim, Reporter

April 25, 2015

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

Around 3,000 people took to the streets of Evanston on Friday afternoon to raise awareness of and fight racism. This was the largest crowd that has ever come out in the city for Stand Against Racism, an annual nationwide campaign... Read more »

Police receive two reports of man on bike approaching girls on street

Paige Leskin, Managing Editor

April 25, 2015

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories, Local

Two girls have reported separate incidents of a man on a bicycle approaching them on their way to school, Evanston police said Friday. Detectives in EPD’s Juvenile Bureau are investigating whether the two reports are related... Read more »

Educational development program holds first local event at Roycemore School

Marissa Page, Assistant City Editor

April 24, 2015

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

An education and technology development organization will host its first Chicago-area event at the Roycemore School, 1200 Davis St., on Saturday, April 25. Share Fair Nation was founded in Denver in 2009 by John and Carrie... Read more »

Police Blotter: April 24

Paige Leskin, Managing Editor

April 23, 2015

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Man attempts to steal from Evanston Best Buy Best Buy staff declined to press charges Wednesday against a 36-year-old man who tried to steal more than $125 worth of goods, police said. Police responded to... Read more »

Dispute at Starbucks ends with man in hospital

Tori Latham, City Editor

April 23, 2015

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Two Evanston residents got into a dispute Thursday at a local Starbucks that escalated into a physical confrontation, police said. At about 7:35 a.m., two men — a 61-year-old and 66-year-old — got into a verbal argument... Read more »

Police Blotter: April 23

Julian Gerez, Reporter

April 22, 2015

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Evanston home burglarized Someone burglarized an Evanston home of more than $800 worth of tools between April 11 and Saturday, police said. There were pry marks on the garage door of the house in the 1500... Read more »

Evanston places fourth in international city competition

Tori Latham, City Editor

April 21, 2015

Filed under City, Local

Evanston had the fourth largest vote total in an international city competition sponsored by the World Wildlife Fund, the city announced Tuesday. With a total of 14,365 votes, Evanston beat larger cities like Rio de Janeiro,... Read more »