The Daily Northwestern

Blotter: Feb. 27

Ciara McCarthy, City Editor

February 26, 2014

Vandals spray gang graffiti near Robert Crown Center The gang graffiti which has plagued Evanston for more than six weeks continued this week after more was reported Monday in central Evanston. The graffiti was sprayed near t...

Evanston homeless shelter open more often than usual due to cold start to 2014

Ciara McCarthy, City Editor

January 30, 2014

A local nonprofit has increased its shelter assistance to Evanston homeless residents in response to extreme temperatures early this year. Though Evanston does not have round-the-clock refuge for the homeless, Interfaith Action...

Before you leave: What you need to know

Rosalie Chan, Jeanne Kuang, and Patrick Svitek

November 26, 2013

NU Shuttles, SafeRide change hours NU Shuttles and SafeRide are adjusting their schedules for Thanksgiving break. The Evanston Loop and Campus Loop shuttles will not run Thursday through Saturday. Normal hours will start...

Police discuss recent incidents in 9th Ward, new resources

Jennifer Ball, Reporter

October 20, 2013

Evanston police on Friday night urged 9th Ward residents to be vigilant in light of a spike in motor vehicle thefts and a shooting last month. Chief of Police Richard Eddington began the meeting, held at Robert Crown Center,...

Updated: Evanston issues heat advisory, opens cooling sites

Patrick Svitek, Summer Editor

July 17, 2013

The Evanston Health Department declared a heat advisory this afternoon, citing a heat index that could reach 105 degrees Thursday and Friday. The city opened eight public cooling centers in response to the heat wave. They will...