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Video: Evanston officials, D202 board search for solutions after ‘safe school zone’ spat

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Marshall Cohen, Reporter

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After a string of violent incidents near Evanston Township High School, local officials looked to increase security in the area with a new Illinois law that expands “safe school zones.” The plan gained traction with the District 202 school board but stalled at City Council due to concerns that enforcing the law would lead to racial profiling.

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Marshall Cohen, Managing Editor

Marshall Cohen was a managing editor of The Daily. His other past positions include City editor and deputy City editor. He is from Livingston, N.J., and...