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Evanston police charge 2 teens with burglaries

Manuel Rapada, Breaking News Editor

May 29, 2013


Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories

Evanston police said they arrested two teenagers this week in connection with four separate car burglaries. Officers responding to a burglary in the 1700 block of Keeney Street became aware of another burglary in the 2000 block of Washington Street, police said. They located Paul Downs, 18, and Marshawn...

Associated Student Government online guide services delayed

Jeanne Kuang, Assistant Campus Editor

May 29, 2013


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Student Government

Associated Student Government will delay the release of "unofficial" online guides for Northwestern students and for study abroad. The two services were slated to launch at the end of this quarter. The student guide links users to underutilized services and provides little-known NU tips based on interviews...

Mayfest silent on headliner as Dillo Day nears

Cat Zakrzewski, Campus Editor

May 28, 2013


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Student Entertainment, Student Groups

Mayfest wouldn't say Wednesday morning whether it has secured a headline act for Dillo Day. Mayfest has told The Daily it announces performers as soon as contracts are finalized, but the organization declined to comment Tuesday night on the status of contracts for Saturday's music festival. Mayfest...

Evanston urges residents to lobby Springfield against funding cuts

Jia You, City Editor

May 28, 2013


Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories

Evanston officials are asking residents to lobby state legislators to prevent potential cuts to local funding. The city spread the word over email Tuesday as budget discussion in Springfield drew to a close. Some lawmakers have targeted the Local Government Distributive Fund, which consists of loca...

Evanston police cite 4 businesses for underage tobacco sales

Manuel Rapada, Breaking News Editor

May 28, 2013


Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories

Evanston police issued citations Thursday to four city businesses for selling tobacco to minors. The department’s check of 40 businesses licensed to sell tobacco found Babylon Discount Food, 1618 Emerson St., and Evanston Gas & Food Shell, 101 Ridge Ave., sold cigarettes without checking the...