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Proposed equity and empowerment plan to start broad discussion among city officials

Proposed equity and empowerment plan to start broad discussion among city officials

Kristina Karisch, Reporter
July 11, 2017
Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Politics, Top City Stories

Following input from a series of meetings and town halls, Rev. Dr. Patricia Efiom presented an Equity and Empowerment Proposed Plan of Action at a Human Services Committee meeting Monday. Efiom, Evanston’s recently appointed Equity and Empowerment Coordinator, stressed the importance of equity — not just equality — across the city. She said equity, in addition to providing equal access for all, also seeks to remove barriers that have hind...

Blotter: Man arrested in connection with domestic battery

Blotter: Man arrested in connection with domestic battery

Sophie Mann, Reporter
July 10, 2017
Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A man was arrested Sunday morning in connection with domestic battery in south Evanston. Police arrived at the 1100 block of Sherman Avenue in response to a domestic dispute, Evanston police Cmdr. Joseph Dugan said. A 56-year-old woman said a verbal argument with her husband turned physical when he...

Evanston groups participate in annual recycling event at ETHS

Evanston groups participate in annual recycling event at ETHS

Zoe Miller, Reporter
July 10, 2017
Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

Evanston residents brought their recyclable garbage to the annual Evanston Recycles event at Evanston Township High School on Saturday. The city has worked jointly with the Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County to host the annual event, which is now in its seventh year. ETHS has collaborated...

Football: Jackson, Thorson, Igwebuike named to preseason Player of the Year watchlists

Football: Jackson, Thorson, Igwebuike named to preseason Player of the Year watchlists

Ben Pope, Summer Editor
July 10, 2017
Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports, Top Sports Stories

Football The preseason hype surrounding Northwestern football expanded Monday to include some of the Wildcats’ biggest stars. Senior running back Justin Jackson and junior quarterback Clayton Thorson were both named to the watchlist for the Maxwell Award, given annually to college football’s most va...

Captured: Taste of Evanston

Captured: Taste of Evanston

July 9, 2017
Filed under Captured: Photo Blog, Latest Stories, Multimedia

Welcome to The Daily’s photo blog: Captured. This will be a space for The Daily’s photographers to share their best work, including photos from weekend performances and events around the community. You can contact the photographers by emailing [email protected] Attendees from throughout the North Shore gather...

Blotter: Man arrested in connection with property damage, driving on a canceled license

Blotter: Man arrested in connection with property damage, driving on a canceled license

Sophie Mann, Reporter
July 7, 2017
Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A Chicago man was arrested in connection with two traffic incidents in north Evanston on Thursday night. The man crashed the tractor-trailer he was driving into a light pole at the intersection of Sheridan Road and Noyes Street, Evanston police Cmdr. Joseph Dugan said. The officer discovered that...

Illinois legislators override Rauner’s veto, pass state budget

Ryan Wangman, Summer Managing Editor
July 6, 2017
Filed under City, Latest Stories, State

After going over two years without a budget, Illinois finally secured a fiscal plan after state legislators overrode Governor Bruce Rauner’s veto of the plan and passed the budget through state legislation. In a news release, State Sen. Daniel Biss (D-Evanston) praised the bipartisan support of...

Blotter: Man arrested in connection with February shots fired incident

Blotter: Man arrested in connection with February shots fired incident

Ben Pope, Summer Editor
July 5, 2017
Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

An Evanston man was arrested Monday in connection with firing gunshots and striking two residences in February, according to a news release. The 20-year-old man had been identified by detectives as the suspect for the February incident, which occurred in the 1600 block of Foster Street and did not...

Mother-daughter duos enjoy Fourth of July parade theme

Mother-daughter duos enjoy Fourth of July parade theme

Kaitlyn Tom, Reporter
July 5, 2017
Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Top City Stories

As floats entered Central Street and young children on Rollerblades handed out flyers, mothers and their daughters sat on the sidelines of the Evanston Fourth of July parade, sharing special moments. This year’s parade theme was “Evanston’s Heroes are America’s Heroes: Our First Responder...

Parade pros set up camp early at Fourth of July parade

Parade pros set up camp early at Fourth of July parade

Danielle Spitz, Reporter
July 5, 2017
Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Top City Stories

Carolyn Golmon’s Fourth of July festivities started at 5:30 a.m. on July 1, four days before the actual holiday. Golmon has spent the last 45 years attempting to find the perfect spot to watch the annual Evanston Fourth of July parade and didn’t want to risk losing her place to one of her neighb...

Captured: 96th annual Fourth of July parade

Captured: 96th annual Fourth of July parade

July 5, 2017
Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

Welcome to The Daily’s photo blog: Captured. This will be a space for The Daily’s photographers to share their best work, including photos from weekend performances and events around the community. You can contact the photographers by emailing [email protected] Evanston’s 96th annual Fourth of July parade on Tuesday celebrated t...

Blotter: Man arrested in connection with aggravated sexual abuse

Blotter: Man arrested in connection with aggravated sexual abuse

Sophie Mann, Reporter
July 3, 2017
Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

An Evanston man was arrested Friday in connection with aggravated sexual abuse. The incidents were originally reported in April, Evanston police Cmdr. Joseph Dugan said. Beginning in September 2016, the man inappropriately touched three juvenile females, who were unrelated but close family friends. ...