The Daily Northwestern

Blotter: Battery at Evanston Hospital, Robbery at 7-Eleven

Grace Wu, Reporter

August 12, 2020

Evanston police charged an Evanston man with two counts of battery Monday. A 62-year-old man called the Evanston Police Department at approximately 10:15 a.m. Monday regarding the Evanston man, Evanston Police Cmdr. Brian Henry said. The man said his neighbor, who lives on the same floor of the...

Waste Transfer Station study recommends prioritizing formaldehyde and nitric oxide in future work

The 2nd Ward. The city hosted its final community meeting regarding the study of the Church Street Waste Transfer Station located in the 2nd and 5th Wards.

Emma Edmund, Summer Editor

August 11, 2020

A six-month air quality study recommends prioritizing future work regarding the Church Street Waste Transfer Station around formaldehyde and nitric oxide.  On Tuesday, the city and RHP Risk Management, the company that conducted the study, held the final community meeting around the study of the st...

City Council votes to stop payments to intern

City Clerk Devon Reid. City Council discussed the hiring of an intern.

Yonjoo Seo, Reporter

August 10, 2020

City Council voted Monday to stop payments to a college intern that City Clerk Devon Reid employed during a hiring freeze. At a July 27 City Council meeting, the council voted to pay the intern for the work he had already completed, even though he was hired without approval from Human Resources or...

City Council reviews 2020 budget projections, COVID-19 grants and 2021 budget plans

Chief Financial Officer Hitesh Desai. Desai said Evanston’s projected revenue shortfall is around $12 million.

Julia Richardson, Reporter

August 10, 2020

The prospect of Northwestern’s football season being canceled and uncertainty around the University’s fall student population will significantly impact Evanston’s 2020 budget, Chief Financial Officer Hitesh Desai and Budget Coordinator Kate Lewis-Lakin said during Monday’s City Council meeting. Lewis-Lakin...

Blotter: Three men charged in connection with Hartrey Avenue shooting

Grace Wu, Reporter

August 10, 2020

Three men, one from Evanston and two from Sauk Village, have been charged with first-degree murder, a Monday news release said. Evanston Police Department responded to a 911 call around 3 p.m. on July 26 regarding a person who was shot in the 1900 block of Hartrey Avenue, the news release said. Upon...