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City officials: Deficit in mind, NU students crucial to 2010 census

Emilia Barrosse
January 11, 2010
Filed under City

As Evanston prepares for the 2010 census, city and Northwestern officials are coordinating efforts to ensure NU students are included.Counting students is important to the city's well-being, said Lucile Krasnow, special assistant for community relations at NU."Every student that we count brings in an est...

Evanston may cut ‘party car’ patrol funding

Grace Johnson
January 11, 2010
Filed under City

Northwestern students living off campus may be seeing fewer police patrols next year.A proposed budget for the City of Evanston lists the elimination of a "special patrol for off-campus housing with NUPD" to help reduce the city's $9.5 million budget deficit. The "party car" staffs both NU and Evans...

Blotter 1/12

Grace Johnson
January 11, 2010
Filed under Crime

Police pull over man with bloody nose at traffic stopNorthwestern police pulled over a Chicago resident early Monday morning in Evanston for a traffic violation and discovered he had been involved in a domestic fight, police said.Police noticed the man running a traffic light in the 1600 block of Chica...

Blotter: Jan. 14

Rebecca Cohen
January 11, 2010
Filed under City, Crime

Person throws cinderblock through fraternity windowAn unknown individual threw a cinderblock through the window of the Pi Kappa Alpha house Tuesday, University Police said.The fraternity's president said he was watching a movie in the house, 2317 Sheridan Rd., at 2 a.m. when he heard glass break, Deputy...

Auburn Tigers gear makes an appearance at City Council

Adam Sege and Brittney Wong
January 10, 2010
Filed under Local

Debate over a controversial proposal to eliminate two branches from the public library system continued at the Evanston City Council's Monday night meeting.Nine of the 10 residents who spoke during citizen comment criticized the proposed closure of Evanston Public Library's north and south branches,...

Evanston officials to vote on cell phone driving ban

Erin Kim
January 10, 2010
Filed under City

The Evanston City Council may vote on a proposal later that would take a recent statewide ban on cell phone use while driving one step further in the coming weeks.The council is slotted to act on the proposal, which will make talking on a cell phone without a hands-free device while driving illegal, ...

Blotter: Jan. 11

Grace Johnson
January 10, 2010
Filed under Crime

Mysterious man follows NU studentAn unknown man followed a female Northwestern student for the second time Saturday morning, police said.The student was walking from her residence, Ayers College of Commerce and Industry, 2324 Campus Dr., to the University Library, 1970 Campus Dr., when she noticed a st...

1800 Club closes before lease officially up, plans for space unknown

Nathalie Tadena
January 9, 2010
Filed under City

The 1800 Club, the bar commonly known as "Hundo" to Northwestern students, has shut its doors, said Vice President for University Relations Al Cubbage.The bar, which was housed in the NU-owned building on 1800 Sherman Ave., was vacated by its operators the first weekend of January, Cubbage said, add...

Evanston maintains strong ties to its sister city in Belize

Grace Johnson
January 9, 2010
Filed under City

Evanston's twin sister is a city in Latin America.Belize City has been the "sister city" of Evanston since 1999. Evanston aids Belize City with a flow of ideas, visits from city personnel and donations of all sorts, said former Deputy Fire Chief Samuel Hunter, liaison for the project since 1999."Bel...

Q&A with Alderman Coleen Burrus

Katie Park
January 9, 2010
Filed under Local

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