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Bluegrass prodigy Sierra Hull to play Philfest

Manuel Rapada, Breaking News Editor

May 8, 2013

Mandolin prodigy Sierra Hull will play Saturday’s Philfest 2013, A&O Productions announced this morning. Hull’s albums have climbed the Billboard bluegrass charts: “Secrets” peaked at No. 2 in 2008 and "Daybreak” hit No. 5 in 2011. The 21-year-old has performed at Carnegie Hall and ...

Evanston police zero in on west side after shots fired reports

Jia You, City Editor

May 7, 2013

Evanston police are paying closer attention to the city's west side after several reports of shots fired in the area since last week. The latest incident happened Tuesday afternoon near the Fleetwood-Jourdain Community Center in the 1600 block of Foster Street, police said. Police also received...

Northwestern sets plans to honor Dmitri Teplov

Cat Zakrzewski, Campus Editor

May 7, 2013

A memorial gathering for Dmitri Teplov will be held Wednesday at The Rock, Northwestern announced Tuesday. The McCormick sophomore, 20, was found dead in Pancoe Hall on Sunday morning. His death was ruled a suicide. The gathering begins at 5 p.m. and marks the third time people have met at The...

Baseball: Former Northwestern pitcher hospitalized during MLB game

Alex Putterman, Reporter

May 7, 2013

Former Northwestern and current Toronto Blue Jays pitcher J.A. Happ was hospitalized tonight after being struck in the head with a line drive. Happ was pitching in the bottom of the second inning against the Tampa Bay Rays when a line drive off the bat of Rays outfielder Desmond Jennings struck the...

Evanston police arrest, charge convicted felon in drug bust

Patrick Svitek, Managing Editor

May 7, 2013

Evanston police arrested and charged a convicted felon in connection with a drug bust early Tuesday morning on the city's west side. The department's Special Operations Group raided the apartment of Andre S. Stinnette, 33, at about 5:35 a.m. in the 1600 block of Davis Street, police said. The tactical team fo...