The Daily Northwestern

Blotter: Items stolen from Ridge Avenue apartment

Joshua Irvine, Copy Chief

April 24, 2019


Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

Police responded to a report of a burglary Tuesday afternoon in the 100 block of Ridge Avenue. Evanston police Cmdr. Ryan Glew said a 40-year-old Evanston man called police at around 4:40 p.m. to report that several items had been stolen from an apartment. Another resident of the apartment, a 40-year-old...

Residents participate in Stand Against Racism

Residents participate in Stand Against Racism

Julia Esparza, City Editor

April 24, 2019


Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Top Stories

Evanston residents stood along Ridge Avenue on Wednesday afternoon to participate in the YWCA’s Stand Against Racism event. The annual event aims to raise awareness about the institutional and structural impacts of racism. About 20 Evanston organizations participated by lining the sidewalks from...

Great Lakes states see rise in average temperature, report says, posing risk to vulnerable populations

Great Lakes states see rise in average temperature, report says, posing risk to vulnerable populations

Emma Edmund, Assistant City Editor

April 24, 2019


Filed under City, Instagram Posts, Latest Stories, Politics, Top City Stories, Top Stories

States in the Great Lakes region have experienced an increase of 1.4 degrees Fahrenheit during the period from 1985-2016, relative to 1901-1960, according to a recent report from the Environmental Law and Policy Center. The report, which was first published in March 2019, draws this information from a 2018 assessment by the U.S. Global Change Research Pr...

Illinois public health officials increase efforts to vaccinate in response to measle increase

Illinois public health officials increase efforts to vaccinate in response to measle increase

Andres Correa, Assistant City Editor

April 24, 2019


Filed under City, Latest Stories

In response to an increase of reported measles across the state, the Illinois Department of Public Health said in a Tuesday news release that it will expand its efforts to increase the state’s vaccination rate. This year alone, 626 cases of measles have been confirmed, seven of them in Illinois,...

‘A church of families’: Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church celebrates 125th anniversary

‘A church of families’: Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church celebrates 125th anniversary

Zamone “Z” Perez, Reporter

April 24, 2019


Filed under City, Instagram Posts, Latest Stories, Local

As Christians around the world finished celebrating Holy Week on Sunday, Evanston Mayor Steve Hagerty proclaimed April 21-28 to be Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church week. Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church is celebrating its 125-year anniversary this week. The church began as a “church plant”...