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New ramen restaurant Furious Spoon opens in downtown Evanston

New ramen restaurant Furious Spoon opens in downtown Evanston

Ben Pope, Summer Editor
August 4, 2017
Filed under Business, City, Latest Stories

College students love ramen. It’s an age-old fact that Chef Shin Thompson, owner of the Furious Spoon restaurant that opened Thursday night in downtown Evanston, was well aware of when bringing his ramen-focused, Chicago-area chain within a few blocks of Northwestern’s campus. Thompson also...

Feinberg Prof. Wyndham Lathem, wanted in connection with fatal stabbing, sent apologetic video to family, friends

Feinberg Prof. Wyndham Lathem, wanted in connection with fatal stabbing, sent apologetic video to family, friends

Allyson Chiu and Ben Pope
August 4, 2017
Filed under Campus, Campus Safety, Latest Stories, Top Campus Stories

Feinberg Prof. Wyndham Lathem sent a video message to friends and family members apologizing for “his involvement” in the murder of a 26-year-old man, according to a Chicago police statement issued Friday. Lathem and Andrew Warren, an Oxford University employee, are wanted in connection with the...

Brunch spot Ovo Frito Cafe opens on Maple Avenue

Brunch spot Ovo Frito Cafe opens on Maple Avenue

Syd Stone, Reporter
August 4, 2017
Filed under Business, City, Latest Stories, Top City Stories

Evanston welcomed Ovo Frito Cafe, a breakfast, lunch and brunch restaurant, to town in July. Zinnia Iglesias and her husband Roberto Flores own the cafe, which opened July 6 and is located at 1936 Maple Ave. Iglesias said the cafe is an American restaurant with a hint of Latino influence. Ovo...

Men’s Basketball: Northwestern releases full non-conference schedule

Men’s Basketball: Northwestern releases full non-conference schedule

Cole Paxton, Web Editor
August 3, 2017
Filed under Latest Stories, Men's Basketball, Sports, Top Sports Stories

Men's Basketball Northwestern will play three non-conference games against major conference teams away from home and host eight games at Allstate Arena in Rosemont before Big Ten play begins, the program announced Thursday, unveiling the Wildcats’ full non-conference slate. The most notable co...

Evanston car dealerships affected by Chicago auto mechanics’ strike

Evanston car dealerships affected by Chicago auto mechanics’ strike

Molly Glick, Reporter
August 3, 2017
Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Top City Stories

A Chicago area auto mechanic strike has spread to four Evanston car dealerships — Autobarn Mazda, Autobarn Volkswagen, Autobarn Nissan and Autobarn Fiat — as Evanston mechanics join the protest. About 2,000 mechanics in the Chicago area have been on strike since Tuesday after their union almost...

Police identify stabbing victim as manhunt for Northwestern professor continues

Police identify stabbing victim as manhunt for Northwestern professor continues

Matthew Choi, Reporter
August 3, 2017
Filed under Campus, Campus Safety, Latest Stories, Top Campus Stories

Chicago Police identified 26-year-old Trenton Cornell-Duranleau as the stabbing victim in an ongoing murder case last Thursday involving Feinberg Prof. Wyndham Lathem. Police responded to a call at around 8:30 p.m. Thursday and found Cornell-Duranleau dead with multiple stab wounds to the back Thursda...

Foster Street, Noyes Street each to close for a week at Sheridan Road

Foster Street, Noyes Street each to close for a week at Sheridan Road

Cole Paxton, Web Editor
August 3, 2017
Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Top City Stories

Foster Street and Noyes Street will each be closed for a week this month at Sheridan Road as construction continues on the major thoroughfare adjacent to Northwestern’s campus. The Sheridan and Foster intersection will close for a week beginning Aug. 7, then reopen as the intersection of Sheridan...

Blotter: Chicago man arrested in connection with battery after fight at Jewel-Osco

Blotter: Chicago man arrested in connection with battery after fight at Jewel-Osco

Ben Pope, Summer Editor
August 2, 2017
Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A Chicago man was arrested Monday night in connection with battery and retail theft following an incident at the Jewel-Osco grocery story on Chicago Avenue, Evanston police Cmdr. Joseph Dugan said. The manager of the store in the 1100 block told officers he noticed the 41-year-old man attempting to...

Professor wanted by Chicago police in connection with murder

Professor wanted by Chicago police in connection with murder

Ben Pope, Summer Editor
August 2, 2017
Filed under Academic, Campus, Latest Stories

An arrest warrant was issued Monday for Feinberg Prof. Wyndham Lathem in connection with the stabbing death of a 26-year-old man last Thursday, according to a police report. Lathem had been an associate professor of microbiology-immunology at Northwestern's Chicago campus since 2007, University spokesman...

Football: Former coach Ara Parseghian dies at age 94

Football: Former coach Ara Parseghian dies at age 94

Ben Pope, Summer Editor
August 2, 2017
Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports, Top Sports Stories

Football Ara Parseghian, who coached Northwestern from 1956 to 1963, died Wednesday morning at the age of 94, according to ESPN. Parseghian compiled at 36-35-1 record with the Wildcats — a level of consistent success no coach was able to duplicate with the program for 30 years after his departure — and c...

Blotter: Man arrested in connection with aggravating fleeing, 11 traffic citations in brief chase

Blotter: Man arrested in connection with aggravating fleeing, 11 traffic citations in brief chase

Ben Pope, Summer Editor
August 1, 2017
Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A Skokie man was arrested Monday afternoon in west Evanston after fleeing from police officers and crashing his car into a building, Evanston police Cmdr. Joseph Dugan said. The 49-year-old man was stopped in the 1600 block of Foster Street after failing to use his turn signal, Dugan said. When approached...

Blotter: Man arrested twice Sunday in connection with air rifle possession, public nudity

Blotter: Man arrested twice Sunday in connection with air rifle possession, public nudity

Ben Pope, Summer Editor
July 31, 2017
Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

An Evanston man was arrested early Sunday morning in west Evanston and then again Sunday afternoon in downtown Evanston for two separate incidents. Police received reports around 12:30 a.m. Sunday that the 58-year-old man was walking down the 1900 block of Jackson Avenue holding a gun and saying,...