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Former Evanston Township High School substitute teacher charged with possession of child pornography

Fathma Rahman, Development and Recruitment Editor

August 25, 2016

Filed under City, Crime, Education, Local

A substitute teacher at Evanston Township High School was charged Friday with possession of child pornography after a student found an unattended cell phone at the school containing sexual pictures of young people, police said. The... Read more »

Council delays action on salary changes for aldermen, city clerk

Nora Shelly, Assistant City Editor

August 17, 2016

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Politics

Aldermen delayed action on salary changes for themselves and the city clerk Monday night and approved a 23.1 percent salary increase for the mayor. The council had previously voted to send the ordinances addressing salary changes... Read more »

Fire breaks out in the 1700 block of Lyons Street

Mariana Alfaro, Web Editor

August 12, 2016

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

A fire broke out in 1719 Lyons St. on Thursday night, displacing one of the building's residents, Evanston Fire Department officials said in a news release. The fire, which was first reported at 9 p.m., started in the kitchen... Read more »

Four shot Tuesday night

Mariana Alfaro, Web Editor

August 10, 2016

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories, Local

Four people were shot in Evanston on Tuesday night during a gathering around Foster Street and Jackson Avenue, but none of the victims suffered life-threatening injuries, Evanston police Cmdr. Joseph Dugan told The Daily. Dugan... Read more »

EPD recovers two handguns

Nora Shelly, Assistant City Editor

August 10, 2016

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

Evanston Police Department officers recovered a loaded handgun in an incident Wednesday evening, and another a few hours later early Thursday morning. Shortly before 7 p.m. on Wednesday, a 16-year-old Evanston resident was... Read more »

Evanston fire chief appointed Northwestern’s director of emergency management

Jerry Lee, Summer Managing Editor

August 3, 2016

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

Evanston fire chief Greg Klaiber will retire in the fall to serve as Northwestern’s director of emergency management, the city announced Wednesday. Klaiber, who will officially retire on Sept. 14, has worked in the Evanston... Read more »

Committee holds benchmarking ordinance

Nora Shelly, Assistant City Editor

July 27, 2016

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

Aldermen held a benchmarking ordinance in the Administration and Public Works Committee meeting Monday night after questioning the ordinance’s usefulness, processes and possible penalties. The ordinance would require building... Read more »

Branches cleared, power restored after violent thunderstorm

Nora Shelly, Assistant City Editor

July 22, 2016

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

Trees and branches that came down in three locations across Evanston after a thunderstorm Thursday have been cleared. The storm, which was relatively short, also took down a ComEd power line, which cut power for 200 to 700... Read more »

Businesses to receive equal opportunity with Rauner’s executive order

Rishika Dugyala, Assistant Summer Editor

July 22, 2016

Filed under Business, City, Latest Stories, Local, Politics

Gov. Bruce Rauner signed an executive order last Wednesday to ensure all Illinois businesses looking to contract with the state will receive equal opportunity. According to the governor’s news release, the executive order... Read more »