The Daily Northwestern

Land-use conflict not new for NU

Ali Elkin

November 19, 2009

The recent clash between Northwestern and its neighbors in Evanston's First Ward over the Great Room dining space, 610 Haven St., reflects a history of land-use disagreements between the University and the city, said Eugene Sunshine, NU's senior vice president for business and finance. "In a number ...

Accessibility concerns at forefront

Katie Park

November 17, 2009

If Leo Kirwan wants to go to Barnes & Noble, he can get to the store, but he can't get inside on his own. Even in sub-zero temperatures, he has to sit outside the store, 1630 Sherman Ave., waiting for another person to open the door for him.And then he must wait for someone to open the second set of do...

Exclusive Interview: Medill Prof. David Protess speaks on the state’s atty’s recent filing

Lauren Kelleher

November 17, 2009

In October, the Cook County state's attorney's office sparked controversy when it subpoenaed materials, documents and e-mails regarding the Anthony McKinney case from Medill Prof. David Protess and his Investigative Journalism class, an action which may "chill" efforts to work on future cases, Protess sa...

Blotter: Taxi driver punched, student faints

Katie Park

November 17, 2009

Taxi driver punched at Shell gas stationA man attacked a taxi driver at a gas station Tuesday morning, police said.The taxi driver tried to reverse his cab toward what he thought was an unoccupied gas pump at a Shell gas station, 101 Ridge Ave., around 7:51 a.m., Evanston Police Cmdr. Tom Guenther said. A...

State grant allows EPD to step up traffic enforcement

Grace Johnson

November 17, 2009

The Evanston Police Department is launching a series of traffic enforcement campaigns to decrease accidents and increase traffic safety.Evanston was selected for a grant from the Illinois Department of Transportation, which will provide the department with funds to support 108 additional hours of patrol...