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DPOE opens new office space to accommodate more volunteers, phone banking

DPOE opens new office space to accommodate more volunteers, phone banking

Ashley Capoot, Reporter

November 18, 2018


Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Politics, Top City Stories

The Democratic Party of Evanston held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Nov. 13 to celebrate the opening of their new office in west Evanston. The new office, located at 1806 Church St., replaced the party’s old office space, which was filled over capacity in the weeks leading up to the Nov. 6 election....

Blotter: Man asks to call mother, arrested for spitting on EPD officer

Cameron Cook, Assistant Campus Editor

November 18, 2018


Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

Evanston Police Department officers arrested a man Friday in the 400 block of Sheridan Road in south Evanston after he resisted arrest and spat on an officer. The man, a 24-year-old Evanston resident was walking along Sheridan Road when he saw EPD officers in a police cruiser and ran away, said Evanston...

Blotter: Man arrested for criminal sexual assault

Amelia Langas, Development and Recruitment Editor

November 15, 2018


Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 41-year-old Evanston man was arrested for criminal sexual assault and home invasion Sunday in the 1400 block of Chicago Avenue. At 9:10 p.m. on the date, the Evanston woman who reported the incident told responding officers that she was in her apartment when the smoke alarm went off. When she opened...

Metropolitan Water Reclamation District grants easement at Canal Shores Golf Course

Metropolitan Water Reclamation District grants easement at Canal Shores Golf Course

Clare Proctor, Assistant City Editor

November 15, 2018


Filed under Business, City, Latest Stories, Local, Top City Stories, Top Stories

The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago on Thursday approved a plan that will allow the Cook County Department of Transportation and Highways to pave over part of a golf course and build an access road connected to a piece of property lining the course. This easement will allow...

Colectivo Coffee to bring coffee, craft beer to downtown Evanston

Colectivo Coffee to bring coffee, craft beer to downtown Evanston

Maddy Daum, Reporter

November 15, 2018


Filed under Business, City, Latest Stories, Local, Top City Stories, Top Stories

The days of searching for a seat in a crowded Evanston cafe may soon be in the past. Colectivo Coffee, a chain based out of Milwaukee, will be adding itself to the city’s cafe scene when it opens its doors this Friday, following the construction of a cafe at 716 Church St. Colectivo is going...

Evanston had a record voter turnout for midterm elections, clerk says

Evanston had a record voter turnout for midterm elections, clerk says

Kristina Karisch, City Editor

November 15, 2018


Filed under City, Local, Top City Stories, Top Stories

Evanston measured its highest voter turnout in over two decades during this year’s midterm elections, City clerk Devon Reid said at City Council on Monday. The total voter turnout of 34,505 for the Nov. 6 election was 67 percent in Evanston, which is the highest percentage on record since 1994,...

EPD efficiency report recommends staffing review, technology exploitation

EPD efficiency report recommends staffing review, technology exploitation

Clare Proctor, Assistant City Editor

November 14, 2018


Filed under City, Latest Stories, Police, Top City Stories

An efficiency report recommends that the Evanston Police Department review its supervisory and command staffing. The report — which was completed in October by Hillard Heintze, a security risk management consulting firm — made a series of recommendations to increase efficiency in the police department...

Blotter: Movie interrupted after EPD called for family discussing guns, shooting

Cameron Cook, Assistant Campus Editor

November 14, 2018


Filed under City, Latest Stories, Police, Top City Stories

Evanston Police Department officers on Monday night responded to a report of disorderly conduct at the Century 12 Evanston/Cinéarts 6 movie theater in downtown Evanston. An employee of the theater informed officers movie attendees notified her that a group of people in Theater 7 were talking about...

EPD to partner with NUPD to patrol south campus

EPD to partner with NUPD to patrol south campus

Kristina Karisch, City Editor

November 14, 2018


Filed under Campus, City, Crime, Latest Stories

Evanston Police Department officers will partner with University police to patrol the 1800 block of Chicago Avenue, according to a news release. EPD will increase its police presence in the area — with officers patrolling in vehicles and on foot — following a number of incidents where women have...

Preservation Commission approves additional findings for preservation of Harley Clarke Mansion

Preservation Commission approves additional findings for preservation of Harley Clarke Mansion

Ruiqi Chen, Reporter

November 14, 2018


Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Top City Stories

The Evanston Preservation Commission reviewed and approved findings for the preservation of Harley Clarke Mansion at Tuesday’s meeting, following their unanimous denial of the city’s application for demolition last month. The Harley Clarke Mansion is located on the lakefront in north Evanston...

Pritzker, Rauner, to make joint appearance at bicentennial

Pritzker, Rauner, to make joint appearance at bicentennial

Kristina Karisch, City Editor

November 14, 2018


Filed under City, Latest Stories, State, Top City Stories

To commemorate the Illinois bicentennial, Gov. Bruce Rauner and Governor-elect J.B. Pritzker will be making a joint appearance at the state’s 200th birthday celebration. The party will mark 200 years since Illinois was founded on Dec. 3, 1818, becoming the 21st state to join the Union. Following...

Blotter: Tip jar taken from Starbucks

Amelia Langas, Development & Recruitment Editor

November 13, 2018


Filed under City, Latest Stories, Police, Top City Stories

Between 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Monday, the tip jar from the Starbucks at 1901 Dempster St. was stolen. At around 1:20 p.m., a Starbucks employee called the Evanston Police Department to report the theft of the tip jar, containing about $40, Evanston Police Cmdr. Ryan Glew said. The officers...