The Daily Northwestern

Evanston Police oversight board highlights citizen complaints

Ali Elkin

October 20, 2009


Filed under City

Complaints against Evanston's police officers have been reviewed by the Evanston Citizen Police Advisory committee for almost a year now, drawing mixed responses from residents. The committee is comprised of residents from each ward in the city and meets once a month. Members go through every complaint...

Moran returns from retirement for state legislature run

Emilia Barrosse

October 20, 2009


Filed under City

After serving the city of Evanston for 18 years as an alderman , Edmund Moran has decided to return from retirement and run for state representative. Moran is one of five candidates who will be competing for the democratic ticket in February's primary election. The general election is in November 2010.Mora...

Blotter

Grace Johnson

October 19, 2009


Filed under City, Crime

Student reports several threatening e-mails, callsA male Northwestern student reported an incident of harassment, police said.The student, a resident of Communications Residential College, 1855 Sheridan Rd., received more than 30 threatening e-mails, text messages and phone calls, said Dan McAleer, un...

Blotter: Suspicious man arrested, student seizure, stamps stolen

Katie Park

October 19, 2009


Filed under City, Crime

Suspicious man seen, arrested near SeaburyA suspicious man caught trespassing on Northwestern's campus was arrested Monday, police said.An NU student saw the man at the Seabury-Western Theological Seminary , 2122 Sheridan Rd., around 5:55 p.m. Monday, said University Police Deputy Chief Dan McAleer. ...

Local composer turns people-watching into art

Nicole Hong

October 19, 2009


Filed under City

Steve Rashid, an Emmy-nominated composer and music producer, has written music for shows on the History Channel, Animal Planet and A&E, among many other television channels.One day in the middle of January, though, the 52-year-old ran out of ideas. He sat in Unicorn Cafe, 1723 Sherman Ave., trying to...