The Daily Northwestern

Evanston Township supervisor Gary Gaspard resigns

Patrick Svitek, City Editor

October 18, 2013

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Evanston Township supervisor Gary Gaspard has resigned after less than five months on the job. In a brief letter to Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl and city clerk Rodney Greene on Thursday, Gaspard wrote the position required "more...

Evanston 7-Eleven sells $100K lottery ticket

Patrick Svitek, City Editor

October 17, 2013

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An Evanston 7-Eleven on Tuesday evening sold a $100,000 winning lottery ticket. No one has claimed the grand prize yet, according to the Illinois Lottery. The Quick Pick ticket was bought at the convenience store, 847 N. Do...

Northwestern gives $188K to Chicago, Evanston youth groups

Patrick Svitek, City Editor

October 16, 2013

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Northwestern announced Monday it will donate more than $188,000 to six youth organizations in Chicago and Evanston. The money comes from the football bowl revenues relinquished by Penn State to other Big Ten schools earlier...

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn grants former Northwestern football player’s clemency request

Patrick Svitek, City Editor

October 14, 2013

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A former Northwestern football player is among 65 people whose clemency requests were granted Friday by Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn. Charged with battery in 2004, ex-linebacker Braden Jones is now eligible to expunge his court...

Man unhurt after gunfire near ETHS

Patrick Svitek, City Editor

October 10, 2013

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Several shots missed a 44-year-old man early Thursday morning near Evanston Township High School, according to police. Officers found the man while responding to a shots fired call at about 12:30 a.m. in the 1900 block of Dodge...

Evanston police find bullet holes in car after shots fired call

Patrick Svitek, City Editor

October 9, 2013

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Police said a call of shots fired led them to a car with bullet holes Tuesday evening in south Evanston. Officers responded to the report at about 6:45 p.m. in the 700 block of Dobson Street, where someone told police he was...

Women’s rights activist Lilly Ledbetter appears at Democratic fundraiser in Evanston

Patrick Svitek, City Editor

October 8, 2013

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Women's rights activist Lilly Ledbetter helped raise money for Democratic House candidates Sunday morning in Evanston. The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee benefited from the fundraiser, which was held at 10 a.m....